June 2017

Senate Republicans are calling their plan the “Better Care Reconciliation Act.” We just discussed cuts to Medicaid, but it would also get rid of the mandate that most Americans must have health insurance. We have a few local perspectives on this bill today, starting with Steve Jennings and Dr. Jeffrey Singer.
June 23, 2017
The past 20 years have led to a type of bicycle renaissance, with cities adding more and more miles of bike lanes and sidewalks. Now, Maricopa County is creating a plan to address gaps in bikeways.
June 23, 2017
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The Muslim Holy month of Ramadan ends this weekend. Let's hear now from Nour Ibrahim, a Coptic Christian who takes us on her attempt to go on an Islamic fast for a day.
June 22, 2017
Steven Lewis Simpson
A white man’s experience in Indian Country can be full of guilt-ridden cliches. But, in the new film, "Neither Wolf Nor Dog," which is based on the best-selling novel, the characters push beyond that when they suck a white author into the heart of Lakota country in South Dakota on a journey to document one of their elder’s life stories.
June 22, 2017
Cary Fowler
Last year, some water seeped into the Svalbard Global Seed Vault in Norway. This caused some alarm, since the facility houses more than 500 million seeds of hundreds of thousands of different crops.
June 22, 2017
There’s a problem on the Navajo Nation — of stray dogs. But Glenda Davis of the Navajo Nation Animal Control Program is trying to do something about it.
June 22, 2017
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Listen to the sounds of Diane Chenoweth enjoying tea at a tea ceremony held by the Arizona Asian American Association.
June 22, 2017
Sasha Reyes
The best celebrity chefs aren’t just great at their craft in the kitchen — they’re great business people, too. But crunching numbers and balancing budgets isn’t exactly the same skill set as braising and searing. A new program at ASU aims to bridge that gap for local chefs. The Prepped Program targets mobile food entrepreneurs who need a boost to get their business off the ground.
June 22, 2017
Sea Power: The History and Geopolitics of the World’s Oceans
The oceans and seas of the world continue to be vital to U.S. interests. Ninety-five percent of global trade is made possible via the sea.
June 22, 2017
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The Phoenix city budget has struggled to pay the benefits for public-safety workers like police officers and firefighters. And on Wednesday, the City Council came up with a plan to punt on paying that pension debt. And here to tell us more about that is Dustin Gardiner, who covers City Hall for the Arizona Republic and azcentral.com.
June 22, 2017

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