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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
Mexican Women Jump-Start Businesses With New Program
A group of 28 women graduated from an entrepreneurship course hosted by the University of Arizona and the U.S. Consulate in Nogales, Mexico, this month. Their businesses range from opening an ice cream shop to starting a YouTube channel. On April 6, they presented the fruits of their labor at a trade show.
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Apr. 16, 2019
Arizona Conservatives Rally For
A congressman and the chair of the Arizona Republican Party were among the speakers at a rally Monday evening dubbed “Patriotism Over Socialism.” Anti-Defamation League of Arizona said the rally would likely draw extremists.
Apr. 16, 2019
Arizona County OKs Money For Election Investigation
An Arizona county on Monday approved money for an investigation of possible voter fraud in a remote community on the Arizona-Utah border where members of a polygamous sect kept control of a town council.
Apr. 15, 2019
Tempe Opens Applications For City Council Vacancy
Tempe leaders are accepting applications to fill a vacancy on City Council. The opening was created Friday when Councilman Kolby Granville was voted out of office by his peers over allegations of misconduct.
Apr. 15, 2019
Largest Mass Grave In Recent Memory Found In Sonora
Members of Guerreras Buscadoras de Sonora — or the Sonoran Warrior Searchers — found 30 bodies over the weekend near Ejido Francisco Madero, a small town outside Ciudad Obregon in the southern part of the state.
Apr. 15, 2019

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