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ADC Accused Of Violating Inmates
"Chokehold" is a book by former prosecutor Paul Butler that calls for significant changes in the criminal justice system. The ACLU said Butler’s publisher received a notice from ADC that the book would not be allowed in Arizona prisons.
May 16, 2019
Scientists Publish First Findings From Ultima Thule Flyby
In January, NASA’s New Horizons probe began sending observations from the most distant object ever visited by a spacecraft. Now the team is reporting what that data tells them – and what it doesn’t.
May 16, 2019
Legislation Would Help Tribes Improve Roads
Lawmakers heard testimony Wednesday about legislation that would provide funding to build and maintain roads and bridges in Indian Country. Only 17 percent of those roads are considered “acceptable” by the federal government.
May 16, 2019
Committee Passes Navajo-Utah Water Settlement
A Senate committee passed legislation Wednesday that gives the Navajo the right to take a portion of Utah’s Colorado River allotment.
May 16, 2019
Outgoing Chief Justice Looks Back At Arizona Supreme Court
Outgoing Chief Justice Bales joins The Show to talk about his law career and the current condition of Arizona’s judicial system.
May 16, 2019
Who Will Pay For California
Fire investigators say electric power lines owned by PG&E were the cause of the Camp Fire. Now California must determine whether customers or shareholders foot the bill.
May 16, 2019
Can Advocacy Groups Bring Down Prescription Prices?
While a large number of drugs may only cost $10 for a refill, others may lead to patients having to spend thousands or more. Those prices could be rising.
May 16, 2019
Sounds Of The City: Seinfeld Trivia At Valley Bar In Phoenix
Listen to the sounds of Mike and Marc Stein answering Seinfeld Trivia questions at the Rose Room at Valley Bar in Phoenix. If you have suggestions or hear things that make Phoenix, Phoenix, send us a note at [email protected]
May 16, 2019
Pinal Farmers Ask For $20 Million For Water Infrastructure
Pinal County farmers gathered at the Capitol for a news conference Thursday morning. After the years-long negotiations to agree on a Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan, the farmers said they need new sources of water, and they’re asking for $20 million to make that happen.
May 16, 2019
Expert: Aviation Industry Needs Stronger Stand On Climate Change
A former editor-in-chief of Aviation Week and Space Technology Magazine says climate change presents a "course-altering crossroads" for aviation.
May 16, 2019
Trump Wants To Concentrate On Worker-Focused Immigration
On Thursday, the Trump administration proposed a new immigration strategy, one that focuses on highly-skilled workers and downsizing the family visa program.
May 16, 2019
Awareness Of Native American Missing And Murdered Rates Has Increased
The movement to document murdered and missing indigenous women and girls has gained national attention in the last several years as awareness has risen that Native American women experience violence at much higher rates than others, and that thousands of them have been murdered or simply gone missing without account.
May 16, 2019
Border Rescues In The Desert Are Rising As Summer Nears
As temperatures heat up in Arizona’s desert, federal immigration agencies anticipate an increase in heat-related illnesses along the southwestern border as thousands of asylum seekers keep arriving at desolate regions of the international line.
May 16, 2019
AZ Legislature Continues Fight Over Vaping Regulations
There appears to be a showdown brewing at the Arizona Capitol over regulations on vaping products.
May 16, 2019
The Pulse: Getting On PrEP Is Harder Than You Think
I started hearing “Ask your doctor about PrEP?” on TV in spring 2016. I was a university student having my fair share of queer fun, so PrEP was definitely a topic of conversation. But when I Googled it, a big $1,200-per-month price tag came up, which made me terrified to ask my parents about it.
May 16, 2019
Tribes Seek Injunction To Halt Copper Mine Project
Native American tribes are seeking an injunction to halt work on a copper mine project they say will desecrate burial and other sacred sites in the Santa Rita Mountains of southeastern Arizona.
May 16, 2019
The Takeaway: School Segregation Is Getting Worse 65 Years After Brown V. Board Of Education
A new report from the Civil Rights Project at UCLA says that 65 years after Brown v. Board, school segregation in America is actually getting worse, with black and Latino students, in particular, attending schools that are mostly non-white.
May 16, 2019
Arizona Bill Giving Attorney General Initiative Veto In Trouble
A proposal that would authorize the Arizona attorney general to unilaterally rewrite ballot language for citizen initiatives is in serious trouble in the Senate after at least four members of the Republican majority said Wednesday that they would oppose it.
May 16, 2019
Federal Budget Could Mean More Help for Homeless Veterans
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs budget presented to Congress earlier this year includes nearly $2 billion for homeless veterans programs.
May 16, 2019
Flagstaff Company Re-Purposes Broken Sleds
A graveyard of broken plastic sleds is common after the ski season in Flagstaff, but a graduate student at Northern Arizona University is turning these plastics into possibilities.
May 16, 2019

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