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Arizona Public Universities Release Tuition Proposals
Last week, the presidents of Arizona’s three public universities released their tuition-increase proposals for the 2019-2020 academic year. The proposals were submitted to the Arizona Board of Regents and John Arnold, executive director of the Arizona Board of Regents, joined The Show to talk about it.
March 25, 2019
Mueller Report Answers Some Questions, Raises Others
The release of a summary of the Mueller report is causing shockwaves in Washington, D.C., and beyond. While President Donald Trump and his allies are claiming victory, many congressional Democrats are calling for the Attorney General William Barr and Robert Mueller himself to testify on Capitol Hill.
March 25, 2019
The Takeaway: The Mueller Report Is In — What Does It Mean?
Barr quotes Mueller from the report saying “The investigation did not establish that members of the Trump Campaign conspired or coordinated with the Russian government.” But Barr's letter is not the Mueller Report itself. And for critics, the narrow language raises more questions.
March 25, 2019
The Takeaway: Lawsuits, Subpoenas, Senate Hearing — What Comes Next For Boeing?
The Federal Aviation Administration tentatively approved software changes to the Boeing 737 Max 8 plane on Saturday, as international pressure mounts on the company for its practices.
March 25, 2019
Tucson Considers Ending Its Recycling Program
Citing sharply escalating financial losses in the recycling program, Tucson officials say the city might have to stop taking glass bottles and newspapers until markets recover.
March 25, 2019
Senate To Debate Official Arizona State Beverage
State senators will debate options for the official state beverage Monday. Proposals include lemonade, Jamaica tea, margaritas and sun tea.
March 25, 2019
Report: New NAFTA Would Boost Arizona Industry
Arizona industries including mining and agricultural imports would benefit from the pending trade agreement for the U.S., Mexico and Canada, according to a new report.
March 25, 2019
Lawyer Worries Video Hearings Could Cost Client
Use of video conference in immigration court has started in Arizona to help speed up an increasingly swamped system. Detainees at a private prison in Eloy have been appearing on a screen in Tucson instead of the court next door. The practice is legal but controversial. This is the story of a rookie lawyer tasked with using the technology for what he says is a life-or-death case.
March 25, 2019
Arizona Law Cuts Phoenix Police Towing Revenue
In fiscal year 2017-18, Phoenix police towed about 35,000 vehicles. Of those, about 5,000 were impounded because the drivers had suspended licenses. But a state law that took effect earlier this year says police can no longer impound a vehicle over a suspended license
March 25, 2019
Why Is That Street Closed? New Map Has Answers
People who drive around Phoenix have a new way to access near real-time information about road closures and restrictions. Earlier this month, the Street Transportation Department launched an interactive map that can be viewed on desktop and mobile devices.
March 25, 2019
AZ Lawmakers Consider Supporting Elderly Assistance Fund
A measure is making its way through Arizona Legislature that would help low income seniors with their property tax. But this isn't a new effort.
March 25, 2019
AZ Congressional Delegation Reacts To Mueller Report
U.S. Attorney General William Barr released principal conclusions to the House and Senate Judiciary Committees from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference into the 2016 election. Members of Arizona's congressional delegation reacted on Twitter on Sunday.
March 24, 2019
Bedrock City Will Re-Open For Summer
Earlier this year, Bedrock City, a popular roadside attraction about half an hour from the Grand Canyon’s South Rim, closed down. But now, the Flintstones themed park is planning on reopening for a short time.
March 24, 2019
ADOT Plans Road Work Around Community Leader Input, Major Events
Arizona Department of Transportation planners focus on ways to avoid conflicts with road closures, including major events.
March 24, 2019
Phoenix-Based Red Cross Volunteer To Assess NE Floods
The Greater Phoenix chapter of the American Red Cross is aiding relief efforts for flood victims in the Midwest. Volunteer Damian Nichols is heading to Nebraska to assess storm damage, but he’s not going to do it in a traditional way.
March 24, 2019
Mexico Apologizes For Death Of 2 Students
The Interior Minister apologized to the families of two students who were fatally shot to death by soldiers and falsely accused of being hit men.
March 23, 2019
Phoenix Area Aid Groups Do Test Run Of Day Shelter For Migrant Families
Groups helping migrant families released in the Phoenix area by immigration authorities joined forces on Friday to do a test run of a temporary day shelter, where they took in about 130 people.
March 23, 2019
Tuition Will Increase At Arizonas Universities
Arizona’s largest public university Friday announced it is raising tuition each year by less than 3 percent for resident undergraduate students over the next decade. The proposal maintains the commitment made nearly eight years ago by Arizona State University and extends it another decade.
March 23, 2019
Permit Test At Home Hit 1 Year Mark And 83,000 Tests
For the past year, teenagers ready to take their driving permit exam could do so from home, under parental or guardian supervision. Since the program's start, 83,000 at-home tests have been taken so far.
March 23, 2019
BLM Finalizes Impact Study On Proposed Goodyear Road To Mobile
The city proposed a two-lane parkway connecting the community of Mobile to the rest of Goodyear, which annexed the area in 2007.
March 22, 2019

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