January 2018

Trent Franks
Republican candidates in the 8th Congressional District race debated in Phoenix Wednesday night.
Jan. 25, 2018
 interactive mirrored wall
A $335,000 park in Scottsdale allows all ages and ability levels to play together. Last week, the city unveiled a new play area at Chaparral Park.
Jan. 25, 2018
Flagstaff
Even as President Trump has moved to withdraw the U.S. from efforts to reduce the effects of climate change, many U.S. cities have charged ahead with their own efforts. The city of Flagstaff is holding an open house tonight to gather input on its first Climate Action and Adaptation Plan.
Jan. 24, 2018
A new study from the Pew Research Center finds that meditation is much more common across religions than you might think. Six in 10 Mormons say they meditate at least once a week, as well, but what they define as “meditation” might differ, according to Thomas McConkie. He’s a practicing member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and he’s trained in Buddhist mindfulness.
Jan. 24, 2018
You may have seen images of the late Tupac Shakur from the 2012 Coachella Music Festival. A hologram of Shakur was projected to be on stage. The late Roy Orbison will reportedly be used for an international hologram tour, 30 years after he passed away. And that kind of technology is advancing—which could impact the music industry and, possibly, how fans view their favorite performers.
Jan. 24, 2018
Motel 6
A Latino legal civil rights organization filed a class action lawsuit against Motel 6 this week. The lawsuit, which was brought by the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, or MALDEF, alleges that Motel 6 broke federal laws against discrimination and conspiracy. Joining us now to talk about this is Thomas Andrew Saenz, president and general counsel for MALDEF.
Jan. 24, 2018
Ricardo Cano
Controversy in the Scottsdale Unified School District continues, after teachers there took a vote of no confidence in the district’s superintendent and governing board earlier this month.
Jan. 24, 2018
Grand Canyon University
Grand Canyon University is on its second attempt at changing its status from a for-profit school to a nonprofit school — but with a for-profit company supporting it. Now five U.S. senators have written a letter this month with concerns about the move.
Jan. 24, 2018
solar panels
The Trump Administration this week imposed a 30 percent tariff on solar panel components. That rate will decline over the next few years.
Jan. 24, 2018
U.S. Capitol building
Since President Donald Trump took office last winter the country has seen a spike in women around the country running for political office.
Jan. 24, 2018

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