May 2017

A partial victory for some Phoenix residents who’ve been pushing city leaders to pay back money taken from a parks fund to bail out city-owned golf courses.
May 25, 2017
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Since the 1990s, co-ops have operated in remote parts of the state, sending teachers, materials and equipment out to the visually impaired students who need them.
May 25, 2017
Grand Canyon National Park
The Grand Canyon is one of the most popular sites in the world for tourists to gaze at and take photos of. But the Canyon is also a place that has great religious meaning for people known as young earth creationists, and one man, Andrew Snelling, is suing park officials and the Interior Department.
May 24, 2017
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A federal court in Washington, D.C., has ruled an FAA rule requiring hobby drone operators to register their unmanned aerial vehicles violates a 2012 federal law. With me to talk about the significance of the ruling and what it means is Sarah Nilsson, an aviation attorney and teaches aviation and drone law classes at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
May 24, 2017
Grand Canyon University
Grand Canyon University hired former Phoenix Police Chief Joe Yahner as the school’s director of public safety. Collaboration between campus security and local police is important given that most crime against students actually occurs off campus.
May 24, 2017
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ASU this week hosted the inaugural conference of a group that’s working to implement more evidence-based policing practices.
May 24, 2017
Attorney General Jeff Sessions has announced plans to dramatically shift how the Department of Justice and prosecutors deal with drug offenders. Sessions seems prepared to bring back the so-called “War on Drugs.”
May 24, 2017
U.S. Capitol building
You don’t have to look too hard to find political bombast — ideologues on either side of the aisle blasting those on the other side. For my next guest, what’s missing in political discourse — and policy-making — today is political moderation.
May 24, 2017
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The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is readying its plans for which House seats currently held by Republicans it should target for defeat. We explored the Democratic strategy with Kyle Kondik, who analyzes House elections for the University of Virginia’s Center for Politics.
May 24, 2017
The Maricopa County Community College District Governing Board adopted a new $1.4 billion budget last night for upcoming fiscal year.
May 24, 2017

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