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Race Pits Educator Against Established Lawmaker
Incumbent Superintendent Diane Douglas lost her re-election bid to former California Congressman Frank Riggs in the five-way Republican primary. Democrat and recent educator Kathy Hoffman beat out David Schapira, former Tempe City Councilman and state legislator in her primary.
Oct. 25, 2018
Doubts On Arizona
The Pentagon is reportedly preparing to send 800 soldiers to the U.S.-Mexico border. This comes in response to a Tweet from President Donald Trump Thursday morning who warned of a "national emergency" at the border.
Oct. 25, 2018
Study: Millennials Stressed Out From 2016 Election May Never Vote
The study in the Journal of American College Health found among nearly 800 ASU students a quarter came away with "event-related clinical distress," as symptom psychologists argue can trigger post-traumatic stress disorder later in life.
Oct. 25, 2018
AG Says It
Attorney General Mark Brnovich filed new court papers Wednesday under an argument that a lower court was wrong in ruling his office could not sue unless specifically authorized under state law or when given permission by the Gov. Doug Ducey.
Oct. 25, 2018
Matisse And Native Alaskans At New Heard Exhibition
Matisse experimented with many styles in his career, from his use of color in works like “The Open Window” to the primitive style he adopted in the famous painting called “Dance.” Now, a relatively unknown project by the French master is taking center stage at the Heard Museum.
Oct. 25, 2018
Ex-Parks Employee Claims Archaeological Site Leveled
Among the sandy beaches, nature trails and camping sites, Windsor Beach at Lake Havasu State Park also contains artifacts of great archaeological importance — or so says a former Arizona State Parks and Trails compliance watchdog.
Oct. 25, 2018
Law Professors, Activists Push For Supreme Court Reform
The recent Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation hearings — and his subsequent elevation to the high court — have led a number of law professors and progressive activists to suggest reforms to the court itself.
Oct. 25, 2018
New Analysis Of Claims Both Pro And Con On Prop 127
Proposition 127 is shaping up to be among the most expensive ballot measures in Arizona history, if not the most expensive. The Grand Canyon Institute took a look at the various research studies done on behalf of both sides of the measure.
Oct. 25, 2018
Democrats Take Up
When Bernie Sanders started talking "Medicare-for-all" during his 2016 presidential campaign, it seemed like a far-flung idea. But a new poll from National Nurses United shows that more than half of Democratic candidates in this year’s election support the idea.
Oct. 25, 2018
Grand Canyon Employees Respond To Latest Leadership Shakeup At Park
The superintendent at Grand Canyon National Park has been reassigned, while the federal government conducts an investigation. The nature of the allegations has not been disclosed.
Oct. 25, 2018
Brnovich Sues Over Prop 127 Ads, Asks Appeals Court To Let Him Sue Over Tuition
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has announced new fronts in two legal areas.
Oct. 25, 2018
Sounds Of The City: Brewing Beer At Home
Listen to the sounds of Sam Paterson brewing beer in his own backyard. Paterson is a member of the Arizona Society of Homebrewers.
Oct. 25, 2018
The Takeaway: Attempted Bombings Point To A Widening Political Divide
The news cycle was brought to a standstill, when leaders of the Democratic Party, as well as CNN's New York offices, were delivered packaged bombs, in what appeared to be a coordinated campaign of violent intimidation.
Oct. 25, 2018
The Takeaway: Big Tech Ideas? To Fix Our Voting System, Experts Say We Don
For the final piece of "Making it Count," we turned to some experts to share their biggest, most ambitious ideas for improving our voting system in the future. They assess the idea of online voting, voting apps and more. Their consensus: fixing our elections won't happen with a fancy technological solution.
Oct. 25, 2018
Podcast Playlist: The Longest Shortest Time — Imaginary Friends And Kids
By the age of 7, a whopping 65 percent of children report that they’ve had an imaginary companion. Where do these friends come from? What makes a kid more likely to have one? Why are their names cooler than all other names?
Oct. 25, 2018
Arizona, Shelter Operator Reach Settlement In Confrontation Over Licenses
State officials and Southwest Key Programs, which operates shelters for undocumented immigrant kids, have reached a settlement in the state’s legal effort to revoke Southwest Key’s 13 licenses in Arizona.
Oct. 24, 2018
Sonoran Zika Case Spike Prompts County Warning
The Mexican state of Sonora has seen a jump in Zika cases in recent weeks, prompting a travel warning from Maricopa County.
Oct. 24, 2018
Latinx, Sikhism Enters Arizona School History Standards
“Arizona students come from different backgrounds, whether it’s geographical, ethnicity, race, language, socioeconomic, so now their stories can be part of the narrative that students learn in school,” said Tammy Waller, director of K-12 social studies and world languages at the Arizona Department of Education.
Oct. 24, 2018
AZ Firms Look For Opportunity At Sonoran Mining Event
Several Arizona firms were represented this week at the Sonoran International Mining Congress in Hermosillo, Sonora. The mining conference is considered one of the most important such events in the region.
Oct. 24, 2018
Mexicans Will Vote For New Airport In Mexico City
Mexico will decide if its capitol, Mexico City, will have a new airport that would replace the current saturated terminals. The elected president of Mexico decided to put the new airport on a vote — even though it is already being built.
Oct. 24, 2018

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