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Arizona public school students will be taking the AzMERIT exam in a few months — that’s the statewide assessment test.
Jan. 10, 2018
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We generally tend to pay more attention to outcomes rather than process. Yet, if we really want to learn from our mistakes or our successes, it's important to take a step-by-step look at our decision-making processes.
Jan. 10, 2018
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Sen. Dianne Feinstein has released the transcript of the Senate Judiciary Committee’s interview with Glenn Simpson, whose firm, Fusion GPS, commissioned the explosive Steele dossier.
Jan. 10, 2018
Two members of Arizona’s congressional delegation - Sen. Jeff Flake and Rep. Martha McSally - participated in immigration talks with President Donald Trump on Tuesday.
Jan. 10, 2018
Flagstaff
It finally feels like winter in Flagstaff.
Jan. 10, 2018
Arizona state Rep. Don Shooter has apologized to fellow House members at the start of mandatory sexual harassment training required in large part because of complaints made against him.
Jan. 10, 2018
South Phoenix
Many people see the areas around the Murphy Elementary School District as a dumping ground for projects that wouldn’t fly in other parts of the city. Some say these neighborhoods are slowly dissolving. While others think new-found unity can lead to a community renaissance.
Jan. 10, 2018
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“We are trying to make better use of our existing streets,” said Street Transportation Deputy Director Mark Melnychenko. “How can we evaluate the street and possibly have the ability to put in other modes of transportation?”
Jan. 10, 2018
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Customers for Arizona’s largest utility will see some unexpected savings on their bills this year because of the GOP tax plan.
Jan. 10, 2018
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University of Arizona startup GUIA is testing a mining communication and sensor platform to help save lives.
Jan. 10, 2018
Foreign policy has dominated the headlines over the past year-plus, from North Korea to Iran to Russia to China, and beyond. And my next guest has a somewhat pessimistic view of where the U.S. stands right now: Richard Haass is president of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Jan. 9, 2018
Even as a number of Republicans have been at the very least uncomfortable with President Trump’s language and tweeting, there haven’t been too many deep policy disagreements. One exception, though, has been on international trade — with the focus on NAFTA.
Jan. 9, 2018
Some people who own Subway sandwich franchises are finding themselves in a financial pickle. This month, the chain launched a national promotion offering certain footlong sandwiches for $4.99 each. While it may be a good deal for customers, some franchise owners say they can’t afford it.
Jan. 9, 2018
The U.S. Border Patrol is hiring, and it's aggressively recruiting new agents. But some within the agency are warning that the hiring process is still too slow to keep up with the number of people leaving the agency.
Jan. 9, 2018
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has revealed more details about public school funding in next year’s state budget proposal. The governor’s plan includes $400 million of additional K-12 funding and a plan to close recession-era cuts to capital needs budgets.
Jan. 9, 2018
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Hospitals nationwide are experiencing a shortage of intravenous bags, or IV bags. This comes as the number of flu cases are accelerating. Another casualty of the increase in flu cases is the shortage of Tamiflu, the antiviral medication that treats the flu.
Jan. 9, 2018
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A new study puts Phoenix’s water as the most affordable among big U.S. cities. Manny Teodoro, associate professor at Texas A & M University, said that compared to other cities, Phoenix's water charges are progressive.
Jan. 9, 2018
Water fights are nothing new in the Western U.S. Arizona and California battled for decades, and, though there’s more cooperation now, states that use Colorado River water are attempting to plan to make sure there’s enough for the short and long-term futures.
Jan. 9, 2018
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Gov. Doug Ducey touched on a number of issues yesterday in his State of the State speech — from prison recidivism to wrong-way drivers to sexual harassment. He also announced plans to soon call a special session of the legislature to deal with the opioid epidemic. Joining me now to talk about the governor’s speech, and the reaction to it is Howie Fischer of Capitol Media Services.
Jan. 9, 2018
Carrie Gracie worked for BBC News for 30 years before resigning this week. She was one of the most senior journalists there, but left her position in protest of what she called the network’s “secretive and illegal” pay culture that paid women less than men. This shines a light on the pay gap between men and women that still persists.
Jan. 9, 2018

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