January 2017

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Members of the Congressional Western Caucus, led by Chair Paul Gosar of Arizona’s Fourth District, are calling on the new administration to appoint people with experience working on western issues to positions that impact this region. To talk about some of those western issues is Seth Cothrun with the Sonoran Institute.
January 25, 2017
The city constructed a new water treatment plant that will allow Apache Junction to manage its own CAP allotment.
January 25, 2017
It’s early in Arizona’s legislative session, but local businesses that provide care to those with developmental disabilities are already making their voices heard. On Tuesday, representatives of the industry, their clients and advocates called on lawmakers to push for more funding in the state budget.
January 25, 2017
Mein Kampf
Adolf Hitler’s book "Mein Kampf" is allowed to be published in Germany again, and the publisher says it’s surprised by how many copies it’s sold.
January 24, 2017
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The world of young-adult literature has come a long way since 1967, when "The Outsiders" was published.
January 24, 2017
Julia Garia
High-school students often don’t know who to turn for help when they feel stuck in difficult situations. Parents don’t seem to “get it,” and school relationships can be fraught. The Rewrite Project in Phoenix is building a movement to try to change that. Julia Garia is an author and founder of the startup.
January 24, 2017
movie theater
The nominees for the 89th annual Academy Awards were announced this morning, and The Show’s Lauren Gilger joins us now with some of the highlights from Hollywood.
January 24, 2017
doctor looking at xray
If this election made anything clear, it may be that there’s a very large divide between rural America and urban America. But that divide goes beyond the ballot box. A new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a striking gap in health between rural and urban Americans.
January 24, 2017
Phoenix City Hall
David Cavazos has agreed to leave his job as city manager in Santa Ana, Calif. To put Cavazos’ departure from Santa Ana in perspective, we spoke with Dustin Gardiner. He covers Phoenix City Hall for The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com.
January 24, 2017
Rafting down the Colorado River
Ian Anderson and a team of seven others decided their Colorado River rafting effort was going to be about something greater — breaking a record.
January 24, 2017

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