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Do Technical Classes Line Up With The Job Market?
Career and Technical Education classes are meant to create a clear path for some students from the high school classroom to the job that will start their career.
Apr. 9, 2019
Republicans
Kirstjen Nielsen is leaving the Department of Homeland Security — but she may not be the only one. With The Show to talk about the upheaval at the agency was Melanie Zanona, a congressional reporter with Politico.
Apr. 9, 2019
AZ House Approves Requirements For Emergency Early Voting
The Arizona House of Representatives passed a bill Monday that would require anyone voting at an emergency voting center to sign an affidavit.
Apr. 9, 2019
Ted Bundy Revived With Documentary And Feature Film
Ted Bundy, the notorious serial killer who killed at least 28 people in the 1970s, is getting a lot of renewed attention this year. Joe Berlinger is an Emmy-winning filmmaker, best known for his documentaries in the true crime genre. He directed both the documentary and the feature film.
Apr. 9, 2019
Valley Housing Market Continues To Climb
Home prices in the Phoenix Metro area continue to steadily climb. According to the real estate website Zillow, the median price last month was a little more than $266,000. It says prices have gone up 7.1 percent over the past year and expects them to rise 5.5 percent within the next year.
Apr. 9, 2019
Report: The Economic Worth Of Arizona
What are Arizona’s lakes, rivers and streams worth to the state’s economy? A new report released Tuesday tries to answer that question.
Apr. 9, 2019
DeVos Holds Council Of Chief State School Officers Meeting
Every state educational agency had to submit ESSA plans for approval to the Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, and she was less than happy about what she saw. And, at last year’s meeting of the Council of Chief State School Officers — attended by all the nation’s top school officials — she told them so.
Apr. 9, 2019
Why Youth Minimum Wage Proposal Appears Dead
A controversial bill that would allow employers to pay young people less than the minimum wage appears dead at the Capitol.
Apr. 9, 2019
The Pulse: Becoming A Mother — Pumping Milk In Prison
Inside a new initiative that’s letting incarcerated women pump breast milk as a way to maintain their ties with newborn infants.
Apr. 9, 2019
The Takeaway: The U.S. Label Iran
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the new label for Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, or IRGC, which goes into effect in one week and represents the first time the U.S. has ever officially labeled part of another government’s military a terrorist organization.
Apr. 9, 2019
Untold Arizona: DouglaPrieta Co-op Empowers Women, Keeps Families Together
Hidden away in a dusty neighborhood just south of the Arizona border, a group of women are creating a sustainable community for themselves at the DouglaPrieta Works cooperative in Agua Prieta, Sonora.
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Apr. 9, 2019
Untold Arizona: Tracing The Ancient Origins Of Arizona Rivers
In Medieval Europe, all roads led to Rome. In Arizona, all rivers lead to the Colorado. The Verde, the Gila, the Salt — without these rivers, life in Arizona would be unthinkable. Find out how scientists are still piecing together their mysterious origins.
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Apr. 9, 2019
U.S. Congress Approves Colorado River Drought Plan
A plan to address a shrinking supply of water on a river that serves 40 million people in the U.S. West is headed to President Donald Trump. The U.S. House and Senate approved the Colorado River drought contingency plan on Monday.
Apr. 8, 2019
Judge Temporarily Blocks Trump Administration Migrant Plan
A federal judge temporarily blocked the Trump Administration from forcing asylum seekers to wait in Mexico while their claims for asylum are processed in the U.S.
Apr. 8, 2019
Mexican Feminist Group Expands To The U.S.
The fight in Mexico for equality and justice for women is going beyond borders. A Mexican feminist group is now opening a branch in the United States. Hijas de la MX is a non-partisan women’s rights collective that emerged in February on social media.
Apr. 8, 2019
Rural Districts, Charters Receive Latest School Bus Funds
A fifth wave of funding is going to more school buses for rural Arizona school districts. The money comes from a Volkswagen settlement agreement after the federal government sued the company for violating the Clean Air Act.
Apr. 8, 2019
ADOT Construction Program Includes I-17 Expansion Proposal
The Arizona Department of Transportation is planning major construction projects in the next five years. Those projects include widening Interstate 10 between Phoenix and Casa Grande and adding lanes on Interstate 17 between Anthem and Sunset Point.
Apr. 8, 2019
Panel Essentially Kills Youth Minimum Wage Proposal
An Arizona Senate panel on Monday added a supermajority vote requirement to a Republican legislative proposal allowing lower minimum wages for young workers attending school, a move that essentially kills the proposal.
Apr. 8, 2019
AZ Democrats Are Hopeful State Is Turning Purple
Arizona has been called a purple state by some analysts for several election cycles, but 2018 may have actually been an example of the tide turning — at least Democrats are hoping so.
Apr. 8, 2019
Schweikert, Stanton Offer Different Views On Mexico After Nielsen Resignation
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen’s departure from her post comes as Arizona’s congressional representatives are calling for changes to the U.S’s relationship with Mexico.
Apr. 8, 2019

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