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Listen to the sounds of Alan Thurston tinkering with his World War II era jeep, along with other military vehicle collectors.
Apr. 19, 2018
The Takeaway: Raúl Castro Steps Down, Leaving Cuba
On Thursday, Raúl Castro stepped down as Cuba's president. Stepping in as president is the Communist Party's hand-chosen successor, Miguel Díaz-Canel. Díaz-Canel has managed to stay out of the spotlight during his career, leaving much speculation as to how the country will be governed going forward.
Apr. 19, 2018
The Takeaway: Over 60 Years Later, Hope for Peace on Korean Peninsula
This week, the South Korean government and President Trump confirmed news items that seemed out of the realm of possibility just one month ago: a prospective meeting between President Trump and Kim Jong-un, and talks to formally end the over-60-years-long Korean War.
Apr. 19, 2018
Arizona’s jobless rate remains unchanged. But the state's labor force has increased by 78,263 over the past year.
Apr. 19, 2018
An Arizona Senate committee is set to hold the long-delayed first hearing on Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey's wide-ranging school safety proposal.
Apr. 19, 2018
Podcast Playlist: Sidedoor
Some people make a name for themselves by breaking boxes, challenging society's expectations and sometimes in creative ways. Frances Glessner-Lee broke boundaries in crime-scene investigation by making boxes. She made these little dioramas of crime scenes using the skills women were commonly taught like sewing and crafting to develop a whole new way to study crime. Just a warning this segment includes a few short graphic descriptions.
Apr. 19, 2018
In the past two days, after standing in solidarity with the governor on his teacher pay raise proposal, Beth Simek of the Arizona Parent-Teacher Association found it unsustainable.
Apr. 19, 2018
Quickly responding to patient phone calls could be humiliating for your doctor. Medical commentator Dr. Joseph Sirven explains.
Apr. 19, 2018
It looks like most homeowners can be house proud again, as nationwide, home values for the majority of U.S. cities are now at or above pre-recession levels. But most is not everyone, and Arizona’s major metros are lagging behind.
Apr. 19, 2018
Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone addressed members of the town of Guadalupe Wednesday evening. It was the most recent in a series of court-ordered community meetings resulting from the Ortega Melendres racial profiling case.
MCSO Presents Plan To Deal With Institutional Bias
Apr. 19, 2018
Voters in Phoenix will soon decide whether city elections should move from odd years to even years to coincide with state general elections. The topic generated a passionate debate at City Council chambers Wednesday.
Apr. 18, 2018
One of the world’s rarest, largest and foulest flowers will bloom Thursday night at the Tucson Botanical Gardens. It’s been a long time coming.
Apr. 18, 2018
After NPR broadcaster and "Wait, Wait Don’t Tell Me" judge and scorekeeper, Carl Kassell died Tuesday, NPR announced the cause of death as “complications due to Alzheimer’s disease.” That’s an important phrase because it can lead to more accurate reporting.
Apr. 18, 2018
A nationally recognized organizer detained by immigration authorities in Arizona is scheduled to have a bond hearing in Eloy Thursday morning, and could go free, her supporters say.
Apr. 18, 2018
House Bill 2371 prohibits food truck operation in neighborhoods, which raised concerns about push cart vendors.
Apr. 18, 2018
Earlier this month, government officials and other scientists proposed a new way to define Alzheimer's disease — using bio markers like brain changes, rather than memory loss and other symptoms of dementia that are typically used. But these tests won't be a part of routine care.
Apr. 18, 2018
Arizona’s health insurance market is about to undergo another change. Health Net of Arizona and Health Net Life Insurance Company will be moving out of the state’s small and large group markets.
Apr. 18, 2018
In southern Arizona, a jury is deciding the fate of a U.S. Border Patrol agent accused of killing a teenaged boy by firing into Mexico from the United States.
Apr. 18, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: Why Uncompleted Tasks Are So Exhausting
At the end of the day, after all our tasks are done, we may not realize the fatigue we feel due to all of the things we've left undone. In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about the so-called Zeigarnik Effect.
Apr. 18, 2018
The Takeaway: Michael Cohen
By now, you’ve probably heard of Michael Cohen. But long before President Trump, Michael Cohen was working with shady lawyers like Simon Garber, the first in a long and unlikely career that begins in a small taxi cab law office in Queens.
Apr. 18, 2018

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