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Embry-Riddle Professor, Army Vet Dies In Helicopter Crash
A helicopter crash Tuesday morning on the Fort McDowell Indian Reservation has claimed the life of a decorated pilot. Rucie Moore, a professor and helicopter program chair at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, was killed in the crash.
Apr. 16, 2019
Washington Post Numbers Show Where Migrants Go After Release
As the number of migrants crossing into the U.S. continues to challenge authorities to the extent that the word "crisis" is being commonly used. The Washington Post has unveiled numbers that provide a better perspective on where the migrants are from and where in this country they're going.
Apr. 16, 2019
Tempe French Immersion School Reflects On Notre Dame Fire
Fire ravaged France’s historic Notre Dame Cathedral on Monday. Teachers at the French American Academy of Arizona talked about it over lunch that day and Tuesday morning, gave students at the French immersion charter school a chance to reflect.
Apr. 16, 2019
First Peoria Circulator Bus Service Launching On April 22
Peoria will get its first circulator bus service on April 22, 2019. After free neighborhood circulators in cities like Phoenix, Scottsdale and Tempe, the next city to get on that bus is Peoria.
Apr. 16, 2019
Maryvale Charter School Partners With ASU For College Prep
The collaboration centers around an ASU employee working with the families monthly at Maryvale Preparatory Academy, run by Great Hearts charter schools.
Apr. 16, 2019
Arizona Elections Manual Bill Heads To Gov. Ducey
Gov. Doug Ducey is likely to sign a bill that forces the Arizona Secretary of State to regularly update Arizona’s election manual. House Bill 2238 says the secretary of state must update the manual every election cycle.
Apr. 16, 2019
Changes May Be Coming To U.S. Train Travel
Dramatic changes may be coming to the way train travel works in the United States. There has been discussion about increasing ridership in more populated areas while potentially de-emphasizing long-distance travel.
Apr. 16, 2019
Why Americans Care How Citizens Get Government Money
There is a robust debate in the United States about the role government should play in people’s lives, and one of the policy areas where that debate plays out most loudly is around public benefits like welfare, food stamps and child-care subsidies.
Apr. 16, 2019
Group Tries To Get Students Involved With AZ Water Issues
Arizona’s water future has been a frequent topic of discussion in 2019, both at the state Capitol — where lawmakers debated and ultimately approved a Drought Contingency Plan — and elsewhere. Monday night, the group Defend Our Future hosted a water discussion at Arizona State University.
Apr. 16, 2019
White Nationalist Group Looking To Expand AZ Presence
Previously, The Show talked about how white nationalist groups have been attaching themselves to classic writings and teachings from Greece and ancient Rome. Now it appears one of those groups — called Identity Evropa — is looking to expand its presence in Arizona.
Apr. 16, 2019
How Do Our Brains Grasp The Concept Of Metaphors?
This next conversation may include concepts that are difficult to grasp, and for some listeners, may be rough. Not literally, though — just metaphorically. New research is looking into how our brains understand and interpret metaphors.
Apr. 16, 2019
Timeshare Industry Deflates AZ Consumer Protection Bill
A bill aimed at helping Arizonans walk away from predatory lifelong timeshare contracts may have lost its teeth.
Apr. 16, 2019
Shooter Wants Ethics Committee To Investigate Former Speaker
Ousted State Rep. Don Shooter wants the Senate Ethics Committee to check whether former House Speaker J.D. Mesnard acted unethically by refusing to release the full report leading to Shooter's expulsion.
Apr. 16, 2019
The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Connects To Community
The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation is undertaking a handful of new initiatives in an effort to build the relationship between the famed architect and the community. The projects include collaborations with artists to raise awareness of Wright’s work, programs in K-12 schools and a newly expanded licensing division.
Apr. 16, 2019
Researchers Are Developing An
As the opioid crisis continues to grip the nation and claim so many lives, researchers around the country are working to come up with solutions to ease it — some practical and some novel. One of those solutions is to create an "opioid vaccine."
Apr. 16, 2019
Potential Federal Reserve Nominations Worry Economists
President Trump hasn’t been shy about criticizing the Federal Reserve Board — or Fed — which is the panel that sets interest rates, among other things, that are intended to keep the nation’s monetary system stable. Now the president is making a lot of financial experts and economists uncomfortable by possibly nominating Herman Cain and Stephen Moore to the Fed.
Apr. 16, 2019
AZ Corporation Commission May Lose Some Authority
The Arizona Corporation Commission could lose some of its investigative authority under a bill being considered by state lawmakers. The House gave the bill preliminary approval on Monday and would scale back the utility regulators’ ability to get documents from private companies.
Apr. 16, 2019
The Takeaway: The Notre Dame Cathedral Fire — What It Means For France And The World
On Monday afternoon, the world watched in horror as flames engulfed the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. The cathedral is one of the first Gothic cathedrals in France, holding cultural, religious and historic significance. Construction began in the year 1160 and was completed in the 13th Century.
Apr. 16, 2019
The Pulse: Failing Better
In science — and in life — failure is both a stumbling block and a building block. We regard failure as the enemy of success — but really, it’s just part of the process.
Apr. 16, 2019
Advocacy Group: Gila River Is America
It is the deadline to finalize an environmental review for a Gila River diversion project in New Mexico. The project has long been up in the air, and New Mexico’s new governor, Michelle Lujan Grisham, promised to end it and redirect millions of federal dollars to efficiency and conservation projects.
Apr. 16, 2019

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