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The Scottsdale Unified School District will pay Superintendent Denise Birdwell $150,000 to end her contract early. “Attorneys care about justice, but what we really care about is giving good return on investment for legal dollars,” Attorney Joel Sannes. “It’s really hard to see an economic resolution that’s better than these settlements.”
Apr. 6, 2018
And now it’s time for our Friday NewsCap.
Apr. 6, 2018
Veterans with traumatic brain injuries and some kinds of post-traumatic stress disorder will now be able to receive hyperbaric oxygenation therapy in Arizona. For more on this, The Show's Lauren Gilger is joined by Dr. Audrey Erman, director of the Head and Neck Oncology Program at the University of Arizona’s College of Medicine in Tucson.
Apr. 6, 2018
When we talk about walkable, sustainable cities, Phoenix is usually not the first city to come to mind. But one man believes that cities — even cities like Phoenix — can be friendlier to pedestrians and commuters alike.
Apr. 6, 2018
One Phoenix high school has had to hire six new teachers recently to meet the demand of its robust art program.
Apr. 6, 2018
When the omnibus spending bill cleared Congress last month, federal employees felt a sigh of relief — at least they avoided a government shutdown and could return to their jobs. Except in Las Vegas.
Apr. 6, 2018
Sinclair Broadcasting owns the largest network of local television news stations in the country. Plans are currently underway for them to increase their reach through the purchase of stations currently owned by Tribune Media.
Apr. 6, 2018
This weekend is Phoenix Pride — a time to promote unity, visibility, and self-esteem among those who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans or queer. But celebrations across the country and around the world have been criticized for not being inclusive enough.
Apr. 6, 2018
There hasn’t been much movement — at least publicly — on the issue of water in the three months lawmakers have been in session.
Apr. 6, 2018
On Thursday, Arizona Gov. Ducey signed legislation preventing cities from requiring so-called "dark-money" disclosures. That came on the heels of Tempe voters deciding by a 91-9 percent margin that they wanted exactly that.
Apr. 6, 2018
German Velazquez did pushups, sit-ups and ran a mile on a hot Thursday afternoon near a U.S. Army recruiting center. Velazquez used to be an undocumented immigrant, is now a green card holder, and in October 2017, decided to enlist.
Apr. 6, 2018
Can The Way Students Use ID Cards Predict Whether They Drop Out?
Amazon knows what you shop for online, your cellphone provider knows whom you've called and your employer might know where you use your ID badge. Now, the University of Arizona is exploring another use for big data: spotting students at risk of dropping out.
Apr. 6, 2018
The Takeaway: State Education Budgets Across The Country Are In Crisis. Here
Striking teachers in Oklahoma are protesting against the institutional and political conditions that have left many public schools underfunded and underperforming.
Apr. 6, 2018
Earlier this week, the Apache Sitgreaves National Forest tweeted about the number of unattended campfires. Turns out, they're on the rise.
Apr. 6, 2018
However Brnovich did not rule out his own lawsuit down the road.
Apr. 6, 2018
The association representing Arizona teachers and a grassroots group that has been organizing protests over low teacher pay want to sit down with Republican Gov. Doug Ducey to negotiate.
Apr. 6, 2018
Trump’s decision to send the National Guard to the border drew sharp rebukes from across Mexico’s political spectrum this week. The country’s four presidential candidates put aside their differences to rally against a common rival.
Apr. 6, 2018
Water storage on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon has finally reached sustainable levels, after weeks of pipeline breaks and water restrictions.
Apr. 5, 2018
Scottsdale’s teachers union has taken the first steps to filing a lawsuit against the school district. “When teachers are silenced, that silence can become complicity,” said Bonnie Bezon, the Scottsdale Education Association’s secretary and an elementary school teacher helping bring the claim.
Apr. 5, 2018
There’s an ongoing effort in Congress now to roll back some Dodd-Frank provisions, but the House and Senate are unable to agree, so the move is at least temporarily stalled.
Apr. 5, 2018

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