September 2017

The fears that technology would isolate us from the rest of our community isn’t a new concept. People weren’t going to leave the house because they had to listen to the radio. Many are concerned now about a similar effect coming about because of social media.
September 22, 2017
Our Black Fathers Committee
Growing up is challenging for just about everybody, but the kinds of challenges can vary dramatically. And for younger people of color, there may be fewer traditional role models to look to.
September 22, 2017
“Sammy the Bull” Gravano, the notorious Mafia hitman, has been locked up in an Arizona prison for the last 17 years. But earlier this week, he was released early.
September 22, 2017
Woman with mirror
The award-winning Pixar film "Inside Out" explored five specific human emotions: joy, sadness, anger, fear and disgust. But a recent study concludes we have a lot more than that — somewhere between 25 and 27.
September 22, 2017
On Thursday night, there were more than 500 people at the Community Center in Wickenburg. They were gathered to vote on how the town will spend $50,000 from its budget.
September 22, 2017
Attorney General Jeff Session
Attorney General Jeff Sessions addressed a group of law enforcement officers in Boston on Thursday, in a speech that mostly focused on combating transnational gangs like MS-13. Joining us for some context to these comments is Jeff Thale, program director for the Washington Office on Latin America.
September 22, 2017
Germany flag
Germans head to the polls on Sunday, to decide whether or not Chancellor Angela Merkel will win a fourth term in that office. With me to break down the German elections is Volker Benkert, an assistant professor of history at ASU. He teaches modern German and modern European history.
September 22, 2017
Textbooks, school, education
Earlier this year, state lawmakers and Gov. Ducey implemented a new idea for rewarding high-achieving schools. They allocated more than $37.5 million for what’s called “results-based funding.”
September 22, 2017
This week on the Friday Newscap, we discussed Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey’s views on health care reform — including Graham-Cassidy —and the impact of Congressman Raul Grijalva getting arrested in a DACA-related protest, among other stories.
September 22, 2017
Veritas Preparatory Academy
Great Hearts Academies — one of Arizona’s prestigious charter school networks — has fended off criticism in recent months for its transgender policy, which LGBTQ advocates calls discriminatory. Now some alumni who are upset with the policy are trying to get the school’s attention.
September 22, 2017

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