September 2017

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Border Patrol Car
President Trump’s vision of a border wall began to take shape yesterday. Contractors trying to win the bid for the final product started building their prototypes in San Diego. According to Customs and Border Protection, the prototypes will be finished within 30 days. Lawsuits are in progress, including one by California’s Attorney General. He’s saying the construction would breach environmental laws.
Sept. 27, 2017
After a string of natural disasters have hit in the last several weeks, hundreds of thousands of people have lost everything. Many are still without power or a place to live in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico. But we tend to forget the toll that these storms can have on animals — and we’re not just talking about pets who have been abandoned.
Sept. 26, 2017
Julian Aguilar
A panel of judges on the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has lifted the injunction on parts of Texas’ controversial immigration enforcement law, known as SB 4. But the judges continued to block some other of the law’s provisions.
Sept. 26, 2017
Ibram Kendi
The Cardinals and Dallas Cowboys linked arms on the sidelines last night during the national anthem at University of Phoenix Stadium. To gauge the current state of race relations in the country, we're joined by Ibram Kendi. He's a professor of history and international relations and director of the Antiracist Research and Policy Center at American University.
Sept. 26, 2017
ESPN logo
ESPN has dominated the cable landscape for decades, even with deep-pocketed competitors like Fox Sports trying to overcome the sports network’s foundational strength. With ESPN’s ratings dropping recently, efforts — primarily by Fox and some of its talking heads — to paint the network as politically liberal have been given some of the credit or blame.
Sept. 26, 2017
Did you know that the Phoenix Theatre was once a stable with horses and stagecoaches? The actual Phoenix Theatre used to belong to the Heard Family once upon a time and it housed their horses. It’s of course now home to the longest continuously running arts organization in the state.
Sept. 26, 2017
Veteran Mural
The Department of Veterans Affairs released its most recent statistics on veteran suicide last week. They analyzed more than 55 million records from 1979 to 2014 — and the findings are grim.
Sept. 26, 2017
Homeless panhandler poverty
Despite a sharp decrease over the past two years, Arizona continues to have some of the highest poverty in the nation. At a rate of 16.4 percent, Arizona was well above the national rate. The state’s poorest county is Apache.
Sept. 26, 2017
Central Arizona Project canal
The Governor’s Office appears to be looking into changes to a number of Arizona water laws. These efforts have not been met with universal approval.
Sept. 26, 2017
graduates in cap and gown
If you want to teach in Arizona, the state’s public universities and colleges say they’ll waive your tuition. Its part of a new state program hoping to make a dent in Arizona’s growing teacher shortage.
Sept. 26, 2017