April 2017

Friday newscap
We wrapped up the week’s news in Arizona with our Friday Newscap. We were joined by Chuck Coughlin of HighGround Consulting and former lawmaker David Lujan, who is currently with the Arizona Center for Economic Progress.
April 28, 2017
Two chairs in a shed
You’ve probably heard of the tiny home craze. The next big trend is creating tiny hangouts out of garden sheds, tossing out the shrub clippers and bringing in a couch - if it’ll fit through the door.
April 28, 2017
Dad reading book to son
On Saturday, the city of Phoenix is training its gaze on fathers. The Head Start Birth to Five Program and My Brother’s Keeper are joining together to host the 2017 Fatherhood Summit. The goal is to engage the community to rally around a message for fathers: It’s OK to get involved in your kids’ education. In fact, it will help them be more successful in their early development.
April 28, 2017
Gov. Ducey signed into law a bill that defines dyslexia and will allow the state Board of Education to create a handbook for schools that outlines ways to identify students with dyslexia and better work with them to improve their reading and comprehension. To find out more about dyslexia, and why this kind of legislation is necessary, we talked to Sally Shaywitz, a professor of Learning Development at Yale University.
April 28, 2017
Ted Allen
Ted Allen knows food. And he knows about preparing it under tight time constraints. Allen is the host of the Food Network’s "Chopped" and he'll be in the Valley this weekend at the Maricopa County Home and Garden Show.
April 28, 2017
Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport Control Tower
These have not been good times for some major airlines — at least when it comes to public relations. But despite the fact that flying isn’t necessarily the fun and exciting experience it used to be, many attentive travelers are finding ways to save a lot of cash when they fly.
April 28, 2017
Scottsdale Mayor
Scottsdale this morning is adding itself to the list of Arizona cities that acknowledge themselves as “Golden Rule Cities.” With me to talk about what this means is Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane.
April 28, 2017
Bears Ears
A 1906 law has been getting a lot of attention this week — the Antiquities Act, and more specifically, the provision that allows the president to set aside national monuments.
April 28, 2017
The Department of Homeland Security announced the creation of a new office — the Victims of Immigration Crime Enforcement Office, or VOICE. The office is aimed at supporting victims of crimes that were committed by undocumented immigrants. But just how likely are immigrants to commit crimes? To find out, we turned to Doris Marie Provine, a professor in the School of Social Transformation at ASU.
April 28, 2017
Aunt Rita's Foundation
In the 1980s and 1990s, the scourge of HIV and AIDS cases was an epidemic in the country. But as awareness grew and treatment improved dramatically, the number of new cases slowed.
April 27, 2017

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