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Another Wild Horse Found Dead In Apache-Sitgreaves Forests
Rangers in the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests have found another dead horse in the same area near Heber. It is the 17th horse found dead in six months. Betty Nixon with the Wild Horse Freedom Preservation Alliance says they've set up cameras south of Heber to catch what they believe is a poacher in the act.
Apr. 17, 2019
Grandparents Shatter Financial, Cultural Stereotypes
The role that U.S. grandparents play is changing, according to a new survey by AARP. The organization’s latest study found from a cultural and financial perspective, grandparents are shattering stereotypes.
Apr. 17, 2019
World Standing On Precipice Of Mobility Revolution
There’s evidence all around us that transportation and mobility are changing, and new analysis says we’re now looking at mobility’s second great inflection point.
Apr. 17, 2019
Civil Discourse Needed More Than Ever In Political Dialogue
This month, the House Judiciary Committee held a hearing about the rise of white nationalism and, as it was streamed online by YouTube, the platform was inundated with hate speech.
Apr. 17, 2019
New Book Asks Why So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders
Chamorro-Premuzic spoke to KJZZ's The Show about how we often confuse displays of confidence with competence and why we continue to make that mistake.
Apr. 17, 2019
ERA Supporters Look To Next Steps After It Fails Again
Three weeks ago, Arizona was at a tipping point. The ERA, a bill that says, “equality of rights ... shall not be denied or abridged ... on account of sex” was close to ratification in Arizona, making us the 38th state to do so and triggering Congress’ next move. That effort failed.
Apr. 17, 2019
A Debate Rages Around Proposed Tucson
There is a debate raging in Tucson around 20 acres of land across the street from the Saguaro National Park that developers want to turn into a “bike ranch.” Last week, more than 200 people crowded a Pima County hearing about the development to oppose it, but it could be moving forward anyway.
Apr. 17, 2019
How An Ethics Investigation Is Costing Rep. Schweikert
Prior to his reelection to a fifth term as Arizona’s U.S. representative from the 6th District in Scottsdale and Fountain Hills, Congressman David Schweikert was under investigation by the House Ethics Committee.
Apr. 17, 2019
The 3 Specific Laws Planned Parenthood
Earlier this month, abortion-related restrictions in Arizona were targeted in a lawsuit by Planned Parenthood. On Tuesday, the Arizona Senate’s GOP leadership issued a statement criticizing Planned Parenthood, arguing the organization is “asking the courts to give them a legal business boost because they need more individuals to perform abortions in Arizona.”
Apr. 17, 2019
Two Guys On Your Head: The Dark Triad
In psychology, the "Dark Triad" refers to narcissism, Machiavellianism, and psychopathy. How do we identify those who are "high in the Dark Triad" and in what ways can these people be detrimental to our professional or personal life?
Apr. 17, 2019
The Takeaway: A Year Of Trade Wars — Are We Any Closer To A Deal?
It was just about a year ago that President Trump spooked global markets by directly invoking the threat of a trade war with China. Since then, the US has levied tariffs on $250 billion worth of Chinese goods, and China has retaliated, imposing its own fines on industries.
Apr. 17, 2019
The Takeaway: Measles Cases Continue To Grow. Here
It’s been nearly 20 years since the CDC announced the U.S. had eliminated measles. But today we’ve made an about-face. From California to Texas, 20 states have reported measles cases and the country is back on track to have the worst measles outbreak in two decades.
Apr. 17, 2019
Governor Axes Licenses For Blow-Dry Salons
Hair stylists in Arizona who only provide blow-drying, curling and shampoo services won't have to be licensed under a bill signed by Republican Gov. Doug Ducey.
Apr. 17, 2019
Board Of Police, Fire Pension Plan Puts Chief On Leave
The trustees of the Public Safety Personnel Retirement System announced Tuesday that it had placed fund administrator Jared Smout on leave. The board said in a statement that it acted in response to preliminary findings of an outside investigation it sought into a February complaint by an employee alleging unfair workplace treatment.
Apr. 17, 2019
Police Seized, Returned Guns To Man Arrested In 4 Deaths
Police seized and returned three guns in November from a Phoenix man who was arrested last week on suspicion of killing his wife, two of their young daughters and another man, a department spokesman said Tuesday.
Apr. 17, 2019
More Women Growing Old Poor In Phoenix, Mirroring National Trend
More and more women are growing old poor. That’s according to a report by the national advocacy group Justice in Aging. In Phoenix, the reasons why this is happening mirror what’s going on nationally.
Special Report: Homeless In Plain Sight
Apr. 17, 2019
Yuma Declares Emergency Over Migrant Family Releases
A flood of migrants dropped off in Yuma by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has caused city’s top elected official to declare a local emergency. Yuma Mayor Douglas Nicholls suggested an agency within the same federal department should pay for the “disaster.”
Apr. 17, 2019
ICE Deports Military Widower, Lets Him Back Into Arizona
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says it deported the husband of an American soldier killed in Afghanistan while there was a ruling that he could not be removed from the country.
Apr. 16, 2019
AZ House GOP Tables Equal Rights Amendment Motion
The Arizona House of Representatives Tuesday failed to take a vote on the Equal Rights Amendment after a Democratic lawmaker’s motion was tabled.
Apr. 16, 2019
Trump Signs Drought Plan Into Law
President Donald Trump has signed a plan to cut back on the use of water from the Colorado River, which serves 40 million people in the U.S. West. Trump announced the action Tuesday on Twitter.
Apr. 16, 2019

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