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Tempe Releases Documents In Granville Investigation
Granville was fired from his charter school teaching job in December 2017 after former students alleged he provided alcohol to them when they were underage and made “unwanted sexual advances.” It is not yet known whether the city will reprimand Granville for his actions.
Mar. 1, 2019
U.S. Negotiating Steel Tariffs
The U.S. is continuing its negotiation over the trade of steel and aluminum with Canada and Mexico, Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer told members of a legislative committee this week.
Mar. 1, 2019
For First Time As President, AMLO Visits Sonora
For the first time as president, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador will visit Sonora, the Mexican state to Arizona’s south. He says a major four-lane highway project will be finished by May.
Mar. 1, 2019
GRIC Celebrates Historic Groundwater Project
The Gila River Indian Community unveiled a new groundwater infrastructure project on Friday.
Mar. 1, 2019
Drugs Smuggled From Mexico To Canada In Ford Cars
Police in Ontario, Canada, say more than 400 pounds of methamphetamine were shipped in Ford cars from Mexico through the United States to Canadian car dealerships.
Mar. 1, 2019
AZ Congressional Delegation Reacts To U.S. House Gun Legislation
Nearly four years after a shooting at a Charleston, South Carolina, church left nine people dead, the U.S. House of Representatives passed two bills aimed at stemming gun violence.
Mar. 1, 2019
More People Working Past Age Of Retirement For Money, Health
More and more older adults are staying in the workforce longer. The reasons vary, but money tops the list. Seven out of 10 Americans approaching retirement have less than a year’s income saved for retirement. But there are some benefits, besides the monetary ones, to working.
Mar. 1, 2019
AZ Lawmakers Debate New Car Rental Regulations
Arizona House lawmakers approved a measure that would allow individuals to rent out their own cars with minimal regulations. HB 2559 also excludes peer-to-peer car rentals from state and county taxes paid by traditional rental car companies.
Mar. 1, 2019
#ArizonaHaiku Week 4 Finale
The Show celebrated National Haiku Month with your haiku poems about Arizona. For this final week, over 100 listeners sent in at least one haiku. The Show drew a random name Friday morning, and the winner this week is Bryan Earl Daws.
Mar. 1, 2019
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There has been an increase of so-called “mega universities” in the U.S. They’re defined, at least in this context, as schools that have a national footprint through big online programs that are mainly aimed at adult students.
Mar. 1, 2019
Phoenix Suns Interviewing For New General Manager
The Phoenix Suns are on a winning streak — if you can call one win a “streak.” But for a team that’s only been victorious in 12 of 62 games, any win seems huge.
Mar. 1, 2019
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To talk about Michael Cohen and Congressman Paul Gosar, and Governor Ducey’s perspectives on vaccination and more, Chad Campbell of Strategies 360 and Emily Ryan of Copper State Consulting joined The Show for the Friday NewsCap.
Mar. 1, 2019
Board Director Of Embattled Hacienda HealthCare Facility Resigns
The longest-serving board member of an embattled Arizona long-term care facility where an incapacitated woman was raped and later gave birth is resigning. Tom Pomeroy says his resignation is effective Friday.
Mar. 1, 2019
Several Hacienda Board, Staff Members Resign
There is more fallout in the story about an incapacitated woman who was raped and later gave birth to a baby boy. This time, it involves Hacienda Healthcare, the facility where the young woman lived since she was three. Former County Attorney Rick Romley submitted his letter of resignation.
Mar. 1, 2019
For Some, The Grand Canyon Is Home
Grand Canyon National Park has been observing its centennial this week, but there are people who have known the canyon as a home for much longer than a century.
Mar. 1, 2019
Can Diplomacy Solve The So-Called Border Crisis?
From the initial demand that Mexico will pay for a border wall, to a national emergency declaration to pay for it, so much has been focused on building security on the border. It can be easy to forget about other approaches to easing immigration — like diplomacy.
Mar. 1, 2019
How Does The Phoenix Art Scene Compare?
When people across the U.S. think about so-called “arts cities,” the usual names come to mind — New York, San Francisco and Philadelphia top most lists. In Arizona, Scottsdale and Tucson get occasional mentions. But what about Phoenix proper?
Mar. 1, 2019
Arizona Supreme Court Justice John Pelander Retires
Gov. Doug Ducey has had the opportunity to appoint three justices to the Arizona Supreme Court and will have another chance in the very near future, as Justice John Pelander has announced he’ll be leaving the court.
Mar. 1, 2019
Protest Over Officer Shooting Breaks Out At Tempe City Hall
The Tempe City Council has approved a new cell phone ban for drivers. But, that wasn’t the most controversial aspect of last night’s meeting, as it ultimately turned into a protest that spilled outside city hall. To talk about what happened, Paulina Pineda of The Arizona Republic joined The Show.
Mar. 1, 2019
Will Body Cameras Improve Police-Community Relations In Phoenix?
Phoenix has commissioned a study to figure out the reasons behind the spike in officer-involved shootings last year. Whatever that study finds, the relationship between the police department, community activists, and rank-and-file police will need some work.
After Years Of Hiring, Why Isn't The Phoenix Police Department Fully Staffed?
What Does The Phoenix Police Union Want In A New Contract?

Mar. 1, 2019

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