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A prominent Latino advocacy group is bringing a conference to Phoenix this summer and city officials are using it to tout the region’s inclusivity.
Jun. 1, 2017
Singled Out: How Singles Are Stereotyped, Stigmatized and Ignored and Still Live Happily Ever After
Traditionally, getting married was something that was simply a common part of adulthood — considered a significant part of “settling down” into maturity. But new research shows that the number of single people around the world has grown to an unprecedented level, and more of us are deciding to never get married.
Jun. 1, 2017
Mexican shoppers are paying more money in customs duties when they return from shopping in the U.S., according to Mexican government. But that may not necessarily mean that more people are crossing the border to shop in the U.S.
Jun. 1, 2017
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When you think about robots, does an image of a turtle come to mind? It does for my next guests and their students. Dan Aukes and Heni Ben Amor are assistant professors at ASU, and they and their classes are working to build a new robot, called the C-Turtle.
Jun. 1, 2017
Our next guest was in Paris in 2015, attending the summit that led to Paris Climate Accord. Dan Bodansky is an expert in environmental law. He works at ASU in both the law school, and the Global Institute of Sustainability.
Jun. 1, 2017
Phoenix City Hall
The Phoenix City Council has passed a new, tougher ordinance dealing with lobbyists — it takes effect on July 1. With me to explain is Dustin Gardiner, who covers Phoenix City Hall for The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com.
Jun. 1, 2017
Detroit Under S.T.R.E.S.S. movie poster
In the early 1970s, the Detroit Police Department decided to try something new, in its effort to reduce crime.
Jun. 1, 2017
Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport Control Tower
School’s out for summer, and for a lot of Americans, that means it’s time for summer vacation. That could mean an extended trip to the beach or visiting a historic site or landmark. As much as tourism dominates Arizona’s economy, though, the concept of tourism is not a new one.
Jun. 1, 2017
Arizona State Parks
Arizona is getting a new state park. The state budget for the upcoming fiscal year includes $4 million for the property called Rockin’ River Ranch, which the state bought nearly a decade ago.
Jun. 1, 2017
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The Maricopa County Community College District Governing Board is undergoing a shift in leadership. Board members will be electing a new president on Saturday.
Jun. 1, 2017
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In eighth grade, Julia was bullied so badly she changed schools. Soon after, the bullies showed up at her house and rang her doorbell. She never answered the door, but it did leave her curious for the next 20 years.
Jun. 1, 2017
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Today, President Donald Trump will announce his decision on whether to pull the United States out of the landmark Paris climate agreement that was signed in 2016 with more than 190 countries on board. Members agreed to reduce carbon emissions and to keep global warming to below 2 degrees Celsius, starting no later than 2020.
Jun. 1, 2017
lettuce
Yuma, Arizona provides the majority of winter leafy greens in the U.S. and Salinas, California grows those same crops in the summer. When harvest periods in the two areas don’t align, it can create a lettuce shortage.
Jun. 1, 2017
The attorney for the Border Patrol agent who shot and killed a teen in 2012 wants to stop jurors from hearing a witness testify that the shooting was unjustified.
Jun. 1, 2017
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Put away your cell phone while driving in Pima County. The new texting while driving law began June 1.
Jun. 1, 2017
Public pools open valley wide this weekend with many municipalities offering two week swim classes for children and adults now through August.
Jun. 1, 2017
New rules go into effect July 1 for paid sick time. And June is crunch time for employers.
Jun. 1, 2017
Phoenix city leaders hope a thousand-plus parking spaces will help seal the deal for a new employer downtown.
Jun. 1, 2017
Phoenix City Council
Lobbyists who break the rules in Phoenix could soon face prosecution. On Wednesday, the city council unanimously approved a tougher ordinance.
Jun. 1, 2017
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An experimental foot-temperature monitoring system might one day be able to detect when diabetic patients are developing foot ulcers.
Jun. 1, 2017

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