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AZTown Hall Calls For Legal Collaboration With Mexico
Business leaders from Arizona and the neighboring Mexican state of Sonora are recommending more cross-border collaborations — especially in legal issues — as a way to foster bilateral economic growth.
May. 1, 2018
March For Our Lives Arizona Doesn
As the Arizona senate debates an altered version of Governor Doug Ducey’s original school safety plan, one leader of the state’s March for Our Lives chapter isn’t happy.
May. 1, 2018
Phoenix Parks And Recreation Enacts Open Fire Ban
Effective Tuesday, open wood and charcoal fires are prohibited in Phoenix’s desert and mountain preserves
May. 1, 2018
Water Managers Meet To Relieve Colorado River Tension
After nearly a month of terse exchanges among water managers in Colorado, Wyoming, New Mexico, Utah and Arizona about Colorado River conservation strategies, representatives from the five states met Monday in Salt Lake City to hash out their differences.
May. 1, 2018
Arizona Teacher Strike Impacting Blood Drives, Donations
Because of school closures due to the statewide teacher walk out, many drives have either been cancelled or are at risk of being cancelled, threatening nearly 1,000 potential donations.
May. 1, 2018
Some Parents Keep Kids Home In Solidarity With Teachers
Vail School District near Tucson re-opened Tuesday. Attendance numbers show 90 percent of the 12,800 Vail students came to class.
May. 1, 2018
Why Does Art Spark Protests In Some Places And Not Others?
"Angels in America," Tony Kushner’s Tony-Award winning play about homesexuality and the AIDS epidemic, toured the country in the 1990s.
May. 1, 2018
Food Bank Stretched To Limit During Teacher Strike
As the teacher walkout stretches into its fourth day today, many kids who rely on schools for free lunches are not getting those meals. St. Mary’s Food Bank has been providing meals to thousands of those students since the walkout began, and now, they say, it’s reaching crisis levels.
May. 1, 2018
Program Trains Officers How To Work With Deaf, Hard Of Hearing
Law enforcement officers often find themselves in unexpected situations. Sometimes, those can involve people who are deaf or hard of hearing and unable to follow officers’ requests or orders. That has led to violent occurrences.
May. 1, 2018
Major General Explains National Guard
The Arizona National Guard says it has gotten federal funding to deploy up to 440 soldiers along the state’s southern border, as part of Operation Guardian Support.
May. 1, 2018
Trade Unions Stand In Solidarity With #RedForEd Movement
There’s been a gradual decline in organized labor over the past decade in Arizona. But trade unions are attempting to capitalize on the momentum of the #RedForEd movement.
May. 1, 2018
Arizona Representatives Discuss Latest Education Funding Plan
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced Monday that he had reached a deal with lawmakers on a plan to give teachers a 20 percent raise by 2020, a plan that’s been questioned by teachers who decided to carry out their walkout even after the plan was introduced.
May. 1, 2018
Robrt Pela Delves Into His Linda Ronstadt Record Collection
Linda Ronstadt was at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts last week for a conversation about her four decade career. And it sent writer Robrt Pela deep into his record collection.
May. 1, 2018
Arizona
We’ve talked to lawmakers, school administrators, teachers and support staff about the #RedForEd teacher walkout. Now let’s check in with a parent of a child affected by the walkout.
May. 1, 2018
The Pulse: The Cost Of Diabetes
The Centers for Disease Control says half of Hispanic men and women in the U.S. will develop diabetes some time during their lives. From WHYY's The Pulse, Texas reporter Kristen Cabrera looked at her father's family where that number has been more like 100 percent.
May. 1, 2018
Why Thousands Of Organs Are Lost Before They Can Be Donated
More than 100,00 people in the United States are waiting for organ transplants. More than 2,000 of those people are right here in Arizona. But tens of thousands of viable organs are lost each year before they can be donated and save lives.
May. 1, 2018
FBI: More Hate Crimes Since President Trump Took Office
Official FBI statistics show that the number of hate crimes in the U.S. hit a five-year high in 2016. There’s also been an increase in anti-Semitic and anti-Muslim incidents. Have they been driven — or at least influenced — by President Trump’s comments and actions, providing cover, to some extent, for offenders?
May. 1, 2018
Will Arizona Lawmakers Approve Gov. Ducey
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced Monday that he had reached a budget deal with lawmakers that is supposed to include a 20 percent raise for teachers by 2020.
May. 1, 2018
AEU Leader Discusses Plans For Arizona
Thousands of teachers are back at the Capitol this morning as their walkout extends into a fourth day. A key leader of the effort is Noah Karvelis, an organizer for Arizona Educators United and teacher himself.
May. 1, 2018
The Takeaway: Special Counsel Mueller
The New York Times has obtained a list of nearly fifty questions given to President Donald Trump’s legal team by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election. The questions cover topics ranging from the firing of former F.B.I. director James Comey to President Trump's alleged connections to Kremlin-linked individuals.
May. 1, 2018

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