June 2017

Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Joe Arpaio is in court this week. The former sheriff is charged with criminal contempt of court. On Monday, federal prosecutors called Arpaio’s former attorney Timothy Casey to the stand.
June 26, 2017
Volcano
What if scientists could better predict when a volcano might erupt? Work being done by researchers at ASU could lead to that — they’re tracking the heating history of magma, the molten rock inside the earth. What they’ve found was published in the journal Science earlier this month.
June 26, 2017
Arizona sun
It’s been pretty toasty out over the past several days, and the heat has been taking its toll, both on people and on public resources.
June 26, 2017
It will be a busy week in international news as the Indian Prime Minister visits the White House today, and the military offensive continues in Mosul to retake control of that Iraqi city from I-S rebels.
June 26, 2017
It was a busy week for the Arizona Coyotes last week. After Andrew Barroway bought out the minority owners in the team earlier in the month, the Coyotes traded away their top goalie, Mike Smith; told their captain, Shane Doan, that he would not be offered a contract and parted ways with their coach, Dave Tippett.
June 26, 2017
School bus
But a new report from the Rural School and Community Trust shows that when it comes to rural schools in Arizona, there are many challenges. I spoke with Don German more about the results of this report. He’s the executive director of the Arizona Rural Schools Association
June 26, 2017
teacher with children
Our state’s schools have faced a severe teacher shortage for years now. So to fill classrooms, some schools in our state are turning to teachers who do not have full qualifications. Ricardo Cano with The Arizona Republic did an analysis of 162 school districts in the state and found that 22 percent of teachers lacked full qualifications.
June 26, 2017
writing pen
The novel "Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus" is turning 200 years old in 2018. The novel and its themes have continued their deep hold on writers and readers alike. Now a new annotated version of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein explores questions of science, engineering and philosophy.
June 26, 2017
Amazon
Maybe you’ve tried them — Blue Apron or HelloFresh, services that, for a monthly fee, deliver all the ingredients plus a recipe you need for a gourmet dinner right at home. That right there is one reason to skip dinner out a restaurant.
June 26, 2017
Phil Boas
The Senate is expected to vote on its health-care bill this week, before the July 4 recess. And, that has a number of organizations and people, including some senators, worried about the timing, and whether the process will be rushed.
June 26, 2017

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