June 2017

mini golf
Listen to the sounds of Carl Spackman and his son Ian playing glow-in-the-dark mini golf with their family at Glow Putt.
June 29, 2017
Woman with mirror
Do you know what other people think of you? How much do you care about that? Whether it’s in business or personal relationships, self-awareness is vital.
June 29, 2017
centers for disease control cdc
The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have released its annual report on trends in health statistics. It looks at everything from life expectancy to smoking rates to access to care.
June 29, 2017
The Trump administration is quietly loosening many Obama-era rules on civil rights. The civil-rights rollbacks are being applied to other agencies, not just the Department of Education, including the Labor Department, the EPA, and the Department of Housing and Urban Development — just for starters.
June 29, 2017
GuideStar logo
Earlier this month, GuideStar, which provides information about charities, decided to remove flags it’d put on some nonprofits on its site. The labels said the organization was “flagged as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center.” On Wednesday, the group Liberty Council, which was one of the nonprofits flagged, sued GuideStar over it.
June 29, 2017
The Phoenix City Council voted on Wednesday to approve a $1.5 million settlement with the family of Rumain Brisbon, an unarmed black man who was shot and killed by a Phoenix police officer in 2014. Joining us now to talk about this is William Terrill, professor in the School of Criminology & Criminal Justice at ASU.
June 29, 2017
Foam house
If you huff and you puff, can you blow a foam house down? Turns out, you can build real houses out of foam and they won’t fall down.
June 29, 2017
waymo car and fire truck
Wednesday night, Waymo conducted tests with emergency vehicles in Chandler to teach its cars one of the most basic lessons in driver’s ed: Pull over to let emergency vehicles pass.
June 29, 2017
A sign on the road to the border barrier
Arizona has one of the worst rates of traffic deaths on rural roads in the country — that’s according to a new report from the nonprofit transportation research organization TRIP.
June 29, 2017
19th Avenue light rail line
What started as a vote to increase security along the light rail line in Phoenix veered into a deeper debate about the train’s costs and benefits.
June 29, 2017

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