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Investigation Into Zinke Referred To Justice Department
Earlier this week, reports surfaced that the Interior Department’s internal watchdog had referred an investigation into Secretary Ryan Zinke’s behavior to the Justice Department — that’s according to the Washington Post and CNN who cite anonymous sources familiar with the matter.
Nov. 1, 2018
Leaders Concerned About Possible Community Reinvestment Act Changes
A growing coalition of community leaders in south Phoenix will hold a press conference to highlight the effect of the Community Reinvestment Act there.
Nov. 1, 2018
How Complex Is Arizonas Political Landscape?
Arizona has been famously — or infamously — called ‘the meth lab of American democracy’. But, though our state is known nationally as a hard-line conservative bastion a new piece for Politico makes the argument that our political landscape is actually much more complicated.
Nov. 1, 2018
The History Of Voting And Voter Suppression In The U.S.
With Election Day less than a week away, fears of voter suppression have popped up in most — if not all — areas of the country. Will some voters be turned away? How large a role could provisional ballots play? And why is it so challenging for voting laws to be consistent?
Nov. 1, 2018
Medicare-For-All Cost Depends On Handling
The idea of “Medicare for All” has become an issue in midterm races across the country, with some Democrats embracing the concept, and some Republicans warning against it.
Nov. 1, 2018
Podcast Playlist: Mash-Up Americans — Raising Generation Mash-Up
Where do we come from? Where are we going? How do we create a new culture, rooted in our past while looking to our future? How do we do raise our children with love, and care and with a deep love of their mashiness?
Nov. 1, 2018
The Takeaway: Does The House Of Representatives Actually Represent All Americans?
All 435 seats in the House of Representatives are up for grabs next Tuesday. But as we prepare for Election Day, one question to ask is: who do our elected officials in the House actually represent?
Nov. 1, 2018
ABOR To Meet On UA Men’s Basketball Program Investigation
The Arizona Board of Regents meets Thursday in Phoenix to discuss the next steps in the University of Arizona’s investigation into its men’s basketball program.
Nov. 1, 2018
The Takeaway: Little Mention Of Climate Change In Midterm Ads, But It Matters To Millennials
Millennials are the only generation where a clear majority believes that there is solid evidence of global warming and who also attribute this primarily to human activity. And within the Republican party specifically, there’s a growing gap between millennial and older Republicans on its impact.
Nov. 1, 2018
Dr. Joseph Sirven: Somebodys Watching Me
According to recent data from the World Health Organization, non-adherence is defined as not following directions or filling prescriptions — and they account for 50 percent of treatment failures, 125,000 deaths and 25 percent of hospitalizations each year in the United States.
Nov. 1, 2018
Ducey: It May Be Time To Revisit Vaccination Opt-Out Law
Gov. Doug Ducey wants Arizona kids to be vaccinated against various childhood diseases, calling it a matter of public safety — but he isn’t yet ready to mandate that.
Nov. 1, 2018
Woman Who Survived Car Crash Found After 6 Days
A 53-year-old woman is alive after her car plunged off the side of a highway near Wickenburg. She spent six days on her own before being discovered.
Nov. 1, 2018
Rifle Used In Shootout Was Stolen From Sheriffs Office
Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone said a high-powered rifle used to fire at officers during a shootout on Interstate 17 was stolen from the sheriff’s office.
Nov. 1, 2018
Water Managers Along Colo. River Figuring Out How To Live With Less
There is just not enough water in the Colorado River to go around. Here are the top three things to keep an eye on as water managers attempt to get the plans finished.
More Sustainability Coverage
Nov. 1, 2018
Ferrara, Stanton Square Off In 9th Congressional District
Kyrsten Sinema won the seat in 2016 by more than 20 points. Democratic candidate and former Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton is looking to capitalize on that historic advantage.
Oct. 31, 2018
Electrical Spinal Cord Stimulation Lets 3 Men With Paralysis Walk Again
For centuries, experts thought recovery from spinal injury paralysis could never surpass progress made during the first six months following injury. Now, the latest of three recent studies might prove them wrong.
Oct. 31, 2018
Number Of Troops On The Border Keeps Rising
The number of active-duty troops headed to the Southwest border keeps getting higher as U.S. Northern Command estimates there will be more than 7,000 in Texas, California and Arizona.
Oct. 31, 2018
Mexico Dedicates Day Of The Dead To Migrants, But Caravan Rejects Help
Mexico’s capitol is dedicating its main celebrations for Día de Muertos, or Day of the Dead, to fallen migrants. Meanwhile, the Mexican government is struggling to help and regulate other migrants, including those from a Central American caravan.
Oct. 31, 2018
Early Voter Trends Show Republican, Democrat Turnout Narrowing
Wednesday was the recommended deadline for voters to mail in early ballots for the 2018 general election. And that means new numbers are coming in for early-voting trends
Oct. 31, 2018
Native Americans Ask Store To Remove Costumes
A group of Native Americans recently protested a Phoenix-based lingerie store for selling a line of costumes they call dehumanizing.
Oct. 31, 2018

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