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Barbara Barrett Confirmed As Next Air Force Secretary
Arizona businesswoman and diplomat Barbara Barrett has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the next Secretary of the Air Force. Her nomination was approved today.
Oct. 16, 2019
Lawmakers Approve Audit Of School Vouchers
Lawmakers have ordered an audit of the state Department of Education’s handling of the roughly $1.3 million available to administer the Empowerment Scholarship program.
Oct. 16, 2019
AZ Lawmakers Get Early Start On Sanctuary Cities, Attack Ads, ESAs
We may be in the interim between legislative sessions, but your state legislators have been keeping busy. Now is the time for crafting the ideas that will eventually be introduced at the Capitol, which also means drawing battle lines.
Oct. 16, 2019
Immigrant Advocates Work Through Public Charge Uncertainty
Federal judges have temporarily blocked a Trump administration rule that would have made it more difficult for immigrants to obtain green cards if they use government benefits like food stamps and Medicaid.
Oct. 16, 2019
What Responsibility Does News Have In Our Polarized Time?
What responsibility do networks, newspapers and social media companies have to not only present facts, but also help viewers, listeners and readers understand what’s going on within our national institutions?
Oct. 16, 2019
Number Of People In U.S. Households Is Expected To Go Up
The number of people in households in the United States has been on the decline pretty much since its founding, but this decade is expected to be the first in which that longtime trend reverses.
Oct. 16, 2019
Former Deputy Director Shares CIA Experiences, Warts And All
As former deputy director of intelligence for the CIA, Carmen Medina helped lead the digital evolution of the spy agency.
Oct. 16, 2019
Impeachment Inquiry: How Trump Compares To Nixon
The Washington Post printed an Op-Ed last week calling for President Trump’s impeachment. This piece was particularly unique because it was signed by 17 former members of the Justice Department’s Watergate special prosecution team.
Oct. 16, 2019
UA Responds To National Survey On Sexual Assault On Campus
The Show recently covered a new survey on sexual assault and misconduct on college campuses from the Association of American Universities. Among the findings in this year’s version was that about a quarter of undergraduate women said they’d been the victim of nonconsensual contact.
Oct. 16, 2019
Arizona Nonprofits Prepare For End Of APS Shut-Off Moratorium
As a result of the Corporation Commission-imposed moratorium on power shut-offs, APS says around 88,000 ratepayers owe more than $30 million. For many of those customers, it’ll still be a challenge to pay their bills even after the break.
Oct. 16, 2019
The Migrant Crisis From A Native American Perspective
As a migrant crisis continues to play out on the southern border this year, from child separations to months-long lines on the Mexican side of the line, there’s one perspective we haven’t heard as much from.
Oct. 16, 2019
Arizona Has More STIs Than The National Average
New numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show Arizona has a higher incidence of some sexually transmitted infections than the national average.
Oct. 16, 2019
The Takeaway: Democrats Face Off in Fourth Presidential Debate
Elizabeth Warren, who has seen her standing in the polls surge in recent weeks, entered the fray as the arguable front-runner. The rest of the pack largely centered their arguments around her center of gravity.
Oct. 16, 2019
Study: Best And Worst Sports Rivalries Come From AZ
The best rivalry in American sports is not Yankees-Red Sox or Lakers-Celtics. It’s not even whatever team is playing the New England Patriots. Researchers found the best and worst rivalries originate in Arizona.
Oct. 16, 2019
Phoenix Company To Pay Ex-Worker $54,000 For Racial Harassment
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said Tuesday that its lawsuit against Arizona Discount Movers was resolved by a consent decree and signed by a U.S. district judge.
Oct. 16, 2019
Mine Workers Strike Continues; Contract Negotiations At A Standstill
Some Arizona mine workers walked off the job earlier this week after voting to strike against unfair labor practices. Workers in Arizona and Texas chose not to accept a recent offer from the Tucson-based copper producer Asarco.
Oct. 16, 2019
Grand Canyon Closes Most Of North Rim Preps For Winter
Grand Canyon National Park is reducing its services Wednesday as it prepares for winter. The North Rim will be closing until mid-May.
Oct. 16, 2019
Mexican Governor Calls For Retaliation After 13 Police Killed
The governor of the Mexican state of Michoacan is calling for a military and police response to the slaying of 13 police officers and injury of nine others in an ambush there this week.
Oct. 16, 2019
WATCH: Trump Holds Joint Press Conference With Italian President
President Trump held a joint press conference with Italian President Sergio Mattarella amid a week of depositions related to the House impeachment inquiry and following Tuesday's Democratic primary debate.
ANALYSIS: October Democratic Primary Debate
Oct. 16, 2019
Meet The Artist Who Helps Phoenix Police Catch Bad Guys
There’s an Arizona artist whose work has likely shown up in your home at some point. He’s the forensic sketch artist for the Phoenix Police Department and his work has helped catch kidnappers and killers.
Oct. 16, 2019

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