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U.S. Supreme Hearing Cases On Gerrymandering
For a second consecutive term, the U.S. Supreme Court has taken up the issue of partisan gerrymandering, hearing arguments from North Carolina and Maryland.
March 27, 2019
Murphy School Board Discusses Administrative Options In Latest Board Meeting
One of its schools, Sullivan Elementary, is being run by an acting principal because the current principal is on at-home assignment, but the board refused to make that person the official interim principal last month.
March 27, 2019
Food Activist Teaching Slow Food Values In Fast Food Culture
Alice Waters is a chef, restaurateur, author and food activist. She’s also been involved in the "slow food" movement for many years. She’s in Arizona on Wednesday giving a talk at Arizona State University called “Teaching Slow Food Values in a Fast Food Culture.”
March 27, 2019
Women Of The West: Part 4, Elizabeth Hudson Smith
In the series, Women of the West, we explore stories of Arizona women who helped shape their communities and our state’s history.
March 27, 2019
Sponsor Of New Tuition Level Bill Still Pushing Measure
State Sen. Heather Carter plans to replace the language in an unrelated bill with the language from the tuition bill in a Senate committee Thursday. The process is called a "strike-everything" amendment and is not uncommon at the Capitol.
March 27, 2019
Yavapai Recorder Weighs In On Possible Early Voting Rules Change
The House Elections Committee voted yesterday to make changes to rules around the Permanent Early Voting List. If it passes, the bill would prohibit county officials from sending early ballots to voters who did not use them in the past two election cycles.
March 27, 2019
Congressional Bill Would Address Native American Suicide
Arizona Congressman Raul Grijalva is among a bipartisan group of representatives and senators sponsoring a bill called the Native American Suicide Prevention Act, but it's not the first time the bill has been introduced in Congress.
March 27, 2019
Conference Gathers Arizonas Water Decision-Makers
Arizona's uncertain water future is one of the greatest challenges that the area faces. The hotly debated Drought Contingency Plan is a step — though just one step — to prepare for that future.
March 27, 2019
Body Cameras Have Little Impact On Police, Citizens
Last month, the Phoenix City Council voted to spend around $5 million on approximately 2,000 body-worn cameras for the city’s police department. New research, however, suggests the technology might not make much of a difference.
March 27, 2019
New Bill Would Send Yuma Needed Medical Funding
There is an ongoing physician shortage in this country — and it's hitting rural areas especially hard. Arizona ranks near the bottom of the country in primary care physicians.
March 27, 2019
The Takeaway: Judge Halts Drilling On Federal Land Until Climate Change Impact Measured
A federal judge temporarily halted oil and gas drilling on 300,000 acres of public land last week, arguing that the Department of the Interior violated federal law by not taking climate change into account when leasing it for fossil fuel extraction.
March 27, 2019
McSally Reacts To Trumps Call For Obamacare Repeal
Sen. Martha McSally wants to protect those with preexisting conditions following President Donald Trump's announcement that he wants to completely repeal the Affordable Care Act.
March 27, 2019
Two Guys On Your Head: Value In The Moment
Typically when we experience a windfall, we spend more. When we come up short, we spend less. So although objectively we should maintain an average amount of spending, our financial habits continue to be influenced by how much we have at the moment.
March 27, 2019
VIDEO: How A Brewers Pitcher Is Working To Reduce Team Waste
t's no question that hydration is key for any athlete but where you get your water can have a big impact. One Milwaukee Brewer pitcher is trying to encourage his teammates to go green.
March 27, 2019
Bill To Allow Medical Boards To Combat False Practitioners
Practicing medicine in Arizona without a license is against the law. But there are discrepancies in how complaints against impostors should be handled, which allows some to continue practicing. HB 2118 would address the issue.
March 27, 2019
Education Leaders Begin Work To Revamp English Language Classes
“The hope is that we really are transitioning away from four hours of isolation and into a more inclusive setting,” said Kate Wright, an Arizona Department of Education deputy associate superintendent at Monday’s State Board of Education meeting.
March 27, 2019
Bill To Change Early Voting List Rules Advances
Republican lawmakers are moving to effectively strip the word "permanent'' from the laws that allow Arizona voters to enroll in the permanent early voting list.
March 26, 2019
Fishermen Return To Sea Of Cortez In Banned Vaquita Area
Protesting what they call the government’s unkept promises, fishermen returned to the Sea of Cortez last weekend to an area where they have been banned for years in an effort to protect a small, endangered porpoise.They say they plan to keep fishing until the government responds.
Body Of Dead Vaquita Porpoise Found As Report Says Only 10 Left
Vaquita's Last Stand: The Struggle To Save The World's Rarest Marine Mammal
March 26, 2019
U.S. Hopes To Work With Central America To Slow Migration
On the heels of meeting with Mexican officials about record migrant apprehensions, Homeland Security Secretary Kiersten Nielsen’s next stop is Honduras.
March 26, 2019
Renewables Generate $9.4 Billion Since 2001, Study Says
Renewable-energy projects in rural Arizona have contributed $9.4 billion to the state’s economy since 2001, according to a study conducted by a conservative environmental and energy group.
March 26, 2019

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