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Raising Phoenix: Learning To Love A City
The Show presents a new monthly segment with longtime Phoenix writer Amy Silverman. She has a new column out this month in Phoenix Magazine called “Raising Phoenix” where she explores Arizona politics, culture — and everything else that makes Phoenix the city that it is.
June 5, 2019
Collection Celebrates Women Filmmakers From Early Cinema
Diversity is a key word in the realm of current American filmmaking, and that includes the lack of women directors — particularly among those who make major decisions on superhero films and other so-called blockbusters.
June 5, 2019
Hobbs, GOP Disagree On Election Money In State Budget
Money for elections came up short in this year’s state budget, according to the Arizona Secretary of State’s Office.
June 5, 2019
AZ Works To Improve Data On Maternal Deaths, Injuries
An Arizona committee will soon investigate how the state collects data about maternal deaths and moms who are seriously injured in childbirth. New moms die in the United States at a higher rate than anywhere else in the developed world.
June 5, 2019
New SpaceX Satellites Worry Stargazers In Tucson
The Tucson-based International Dark-Sky Association fears the increasing number of satellites like the ones from SpaceX will impact the landscape of night skies for people and animals.
June 5, 2019
City Could Tear Down AZ
Luke-Greenway American Legion Post 1 is making plans to celebrate 100 years in its original Phoenix location. But it’s unlikely the post will mark 101 years at the same spot. In 1919, it became one of the first posts chartered in the United States. In 1920, a charter member deeded the land to Phoenix in exchange for the post getting a 99-year lease. Now, the city's looking to sell.
June 5, 2019
Woman Who Lifted Arizona Mosque Items Gets Probation
A woman captured on video making derogatory comments about Muslims as she and a friend lifted Qurans and other items from an Arizona mosque was sentenced Tuesday to two years of probation for an aggravated criminal damage conviction.
June 5, 2019
Churches Sue Patriot Movement AZ, AZ Patriots
A new lawsuit against two far-right Arizona groups alleges that they threaten and harass people who help migrants dropped off at churches by federal authorities.
June 4, 2019
Health Software Group Settles With 16 States Over Breach
The lawsuit came about after a 2015 data breach related to a health care software company called Medical Informatics Engineering. The breach affected the health data of about 26,000 Arizonans, according to the Attorney General's Office.
June 4, 2019
U.S. House Passes DREAM Act
The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed the DREAM Act by a margin of 50 votes. The legislation creates a pathway to citizenship for children who were brought to the country when their parents entered illegally.
June 4, 2019
Mexico-U.S. Tariff Tension Is Opportunity For States
A Mexican delegation of high-ranking officials is still in Washington preparing to dialogue with the U.S. government. Their plan is to avoid the enactment of President Donald Trump’s threat to impose tariffs to Mexican goods. As tensions linger, an opportunity for border states arises.
June 4, 2019
From Both Sides of US-Mexico Border, An Attempt To Stop Trump’s Tariffs
Top Mexican officials and members of congress are trying to keep President Donald Trump from carrying out a threat to impose tariffs on Mexican imports.
June 4, 2019
White Tank Mountain Park Without Water This Week
As the weather heats up, hikers in the West Valley should be extra cautious when going to White Tank Mountain Regional Park this week. The county-run park has to shut off the water to repair a leak by Friday.
June 4, 2019
Arizona Removed From 10-Year Drought Designation
Thanks to an unusually wet May, the U.S. Drought Monitor has removed Arizona from a 10-year drought designation. Are the state's water problems over?
June 4, 2019
Supreme Court Passes On Trump Administration
The Trump administration's efforts to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program will have to wait a little longer for its day in court, but the roughly 800,000 DACA recipients remain uncertain about their futures.
June 4, 2019
Large Crowds Gather To Protest Donald Trump In London
President Trump’s visit to Great Britain continues today. Despite Trumps claims that reports of protests are "fake news," BBC correspondent Rich Preston reports that large crowds had gathered to protest against the president.
June 4, 2019
Policymakers Across America Debate Prison Reform
Mass incarceration in the U.S. is an increasingly growing concern among policymakers on both sides of the aisle. The U.S. has five percent of the world’s population but 25 percent of its prisoners.
June 4, 2019
Original Copy Of Treaty Returns To The Navajo Nation
An original copy of the Treaty of 1868 now belongs to the Navajo Nation.
June 4, 2019
New Adaptive Reuse Project Coming To Camelback, 4th Avenue
Fans of mid-century modern buildings are getting excited about an adaptive reuse project on West Camelback Road as it gets closer to completion.
June 4, 2019
Ducey Prefers Focus On Border Safety Rather Than Tariffs
The U.S. and Arizona Chambers of Commerce may be nervous about President Donald Trump's plan to impose multiple tariffs on Mexico, but Governor Doug Ducey is not.
June 4, 2019

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