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What An Arizona Couple Wants People To Know About Living On The U.S.-Mexico Border
The Show spoke with Ross Knox and his wife, Lynne, about their lives right by the border with Mexico. They say — contrary to much of the rhetoric surrounding the border — they feel very safe.
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Feb. 14, 2019
3 Movies Filmed In Arizona
It’s Valentine’s Day. But don’t leave our glorious state out — it is also Arizona’s 107th birthday! To celebrate, cuddle and watch some movies that were filmed in Arizona.
Feb. 14, 2019
Maracay Homes President Talks Valley Development Trends
Arizona added nearly 90,000 jobs last year, according to state officials, and the majority of those new positions are in Metro Phoenix.
Feb. 14, 2019
States Weigh Bills Addressing Native Deaths, Disappearances
Lawmakers in at least seven states, including Arizona, have introduced legislation to address the unsolved deaths and disappearances of numerous Native American women and girls.
Feb. 14, 2019
How
If you have Valentine’s Day plans, here’s a piece of advice from David Sbarra, professor of psychology at the University of Arizona: Don’t bring your smartphone.
Feb. 14, 2019
Poll: Majority of Arizonans Support More Renewable Energy
A new poll out Thursday morning finds the majority of Arizonans support the state promoting clean energy sources, more infrastructure for electric vehicles and more renewable energy offerings from utilities. This survey comes from the Arizona Public Interest Research Group Education Fund.
Feb. 14, 2019
DREAMers Go To D.C. To Push For Bipartisan Solutions
Wednesday, the LIBRE Initiative — an organization founded by the conservative Koch brothers that works for immigration reform — sent a group of 40 DREAMers to Washington, D.C. to push for a permanent solution for young people like them.
Feb. 14, 2019
Maricopa County Board Of Supervisors Has A New Member
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors has a new member.
Feb. 14, 2019
Podcast Playlist: Misadventures In Dating And Romance
Girlfriend, boyfriend, better half, sweetheart, beau — what's in a name? Hosts Pippa Johnstone and Karina Palmitesta explore the etymology and history of the labels you might use for that special someone.
Feb. 14, 2019
New Bills Pass After Debate And Testimonies
Two bills were debated in front of a packed room at the Senate Finance Committee on Wednesday: One to change the age and boundary requirements for the Empowerment Scholarship Account program, and the other to move oversight of those accounts.
Feb. 14, 2019
Arizona Lawmakers Debating Legal Sports Betting
The U.S. Supreme Court last year struck down a law that generally banned sports betting. Since then, states including New Jersey, New Mexico and Pennsylvania have legalized it. Many others have introduced bills to legalize sports betting, including Arizona.
Feb. 14, 2019
Most Sex Assaults At Large Colleges Happen Off Campus
The Associated Press asked the nation’s 10 largest public universities for several years of data on the topic. Out of eight that provided data, five had more reports from off campus than on school property: The University of Texas, Texas A&M, Arizona State, Michigan State and the University of Central Florida.
Feb. 14, 2019
Surgeon General: Vaccines Greatest Health Intervention
Dr. Jerome Adams, the U.S. Surgeon General, has been in Arizona this week, talking about health care and the economy, among other things. He was at the University of Arizona Medical School on Wednesday and has had meetings with government and community leaders.
Feb. 14, 2019
Border Militarization Sparks The Interest Of Some Tourists
Officials south of the border in Nogales, Sonora say that increased military presence in neighboring Nogales, Arizona is hard on border communities. But it’s also encouraged some tourists to come see what’s happening at the border for themselves.
Feb. 14, 2019
The Takeaway:
One year ago today, a gunman took 17 lives at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Soon after, a new movement was born: young people leading a new push to curb gun violence in the U.S.
Feb. 14, 2019
House Bill Seeks To Protect Magistrate Judges From Firing
A House panel voted Wednesday to prohibit city council members from firing lay judges who oversee lower court cases.
Feb. 14, 2019
Man Convicted In 2010 Murder Of Border Patrol Agent
A Mexican man was convicted of first-degree murder last Tuesday for the 2010 killing of Border Patrol agent Brian Terry. Heraclio Osorio Arellanes was convicted on nine separate counts, including first degree murder. He is one of seven defendants charged in Terry's murder. Most have been convicted and sentenced to either life in prison or about 30-year-long sentences.
Feb. 14, 2019
Bill Would Force Apps To Disclose When They
State lawmakers want smart phones and other electronic devices with access to built-in microphones and cameras to clearly disclose when they're watching you.
Feb. 14, 2019
White House Drug Advisor Visits Arizona
A top advisor to President Donald Trump’s newly confirmed drug czar says rural communities are a priority in the fight against the country’s drug overdose crisis.
Feb. 13, 2019
Senate Committee Approves Intermediate Care Facility Licensing Bill
The Senate Health and Human Services Committee unanimously voted to advance a bill that would require Intermediate Care Facilities, like the one at Hacienda Healthcare, to be licensed by the Arizona Department of Health.
Feb. 13, 2019

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