November 2018

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Snow at NAU
People living in or near Flagstaff woke up to a winter wonderland this morning, more than six inches of fresh snow glittered on the ground as the sun rose.
Nov. 30, 2018
Running shoes
Peter Sagal has been NPR’s Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me host through most of its run. But Sagal’s new memoir, "The Incomplete Book of Running," reveals things about him that most of us didn’t know.
Nov. 30, 2018
You Racist, Sexist Bigot poster, 2018.
Two years ago, Pita Juarez and Matty Steinkamp began making a film documenting what it’s like to be a minority in our country right now. They found people in Phoenix whose stories often go untold and they called it “You Racist, Sexist Bigot.”
Nov. 30, 2018
Arizona-Mexico map
Arizona government and business leaders are joining their counterparts south of the border for the annual meeting of the Arizona-Mexico Commission this week in Sonora, Mexico.
Nov. 30, 2018
Art Hamilton (left) and Chris Baker.
It’s time for our Friday NewsCap and some voices from the news this week.
Nov. 30, 2018
restaurant servers and cooks
There are a lot of restaurants that promote “farm-to-table” menus, and many shoppers are thinking more now about locally-sourced food. But are we thinking about that in the right way?
Nov. 30, 2018
I Voted Sticker
It’s being called an historic election for voter turnout here in Arizona and around the country. But, according to Joseph Garcia with the Morrison Institute for Public Policy, the fact that it rained last night doesn’t mean we’re not in a drought still.
Nov. 30, 2018
November Election
Democrats were able to regain the majority in the U.S. House with the results of this month’s election. But could it have been an even better day for progressives if gerrymandering hadn’t been put in place by GOP-controlled legislatures in a few states?
Nov. 30, 2018
Maricopa Community Colleges building
The Maricopa County Community College District is in the midst of massive change. Early this year, the District’s Governing Board eliminated the “meet and confer” provision. That departure was criticized by a number of faculty members.
Nov. 30, 2018
Gov. Stephen Roe Lewis
Negotiations on a drought plan for Arizona took a step forward on Thursday. The head of the state water department said Gov. Doug Ducey will ask for significant state dollars — $30 million — in his upcoming budget proposal to help make the Drought Contingency Plan a reality.
Nov. 29, 2018