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Episode 170: District Charter Schools Struggle with Unstable Funds

Gov. Jan Brewer had asked for $33 million to fund public school district sponsored charter schools; state Legislature came up with about 75% of that.

Episode 169: Public Caution Needed This Fire Season, Officials Say

Park and forest services launch campaign urging people to keep an eye out for what they do outdoors, participate in fire prevention efforts.

AZ Week: Public Caution Needed This Fire Season, Officials Say

Park and forest services launch campaign urging people to keep an eye out for what they do outdoors, participate in fire prevention efforts.

AZ Week: Once Ground Zero, Border Sees Improvements

Number of apprehensions, drug seizures getting better with more agents, infrastructure in area, BP agents say.

Episode 168: Border Once a Ground Zero, Sees Improvements, BP Agents Say

Number of apprehensions, drug seizures getting better with more agents, infrastructure in area, BP agents say.

AZ Week: Yuma Unemployment Rate High, Some Say Not Accurate

Economic, labor, tourism experts in area argue city's opportunities are growing despite 'unflattering' stats that may stem from having various seasonal work industries.

Episode 167: Yuma Unemployment Rate High, Some Say Not Accurate

Economic, labor, tourism experts in area argue city's opportunities are growing despite 'unflattering' stats that may stem from having various seasonal work industries.

Episode 166: Effects of Medicaid Expansion, Education Funds Amid No Budget Yet

Arizona Legislature has not agreed on a budget plan for next fiscal year, how will education be affected? Medicaid was at forefront of budget decision last year.

AZ Week: El Rio Feels Effects of Medicaid Expansion

Since law was established, the community health center has helped patients apply for and enroll in affordable care.

AZ Week: Forced to Cut $5M, Sunnyside Makes Changes

After a failed budget override last Nov. school district has cut dozens of jobs including in its art, music programs; came up with plan to still offer these courses to its students.

Episode 165: Prevention, Solutions Amid Possible Water Crisis

Growing population demands more water, theories of CO River drought in near future, state entering two decades of drought have experts debating plans.

AZ Week: Prevention, Solutions Amid Possible Water Crisis

Growing population demands more, theories of CO River drought in near future, drought has experts debating plans.

Episode 164: Debate of Vetoed SB 1062's Effects in Arizona

Gov. Brewer rejected bill; decision good news to opponents, upsetting for supporters who say it was about religious freedom.

AZ Week: 'SB 1062 Slap in Face to Many Arizonans'

Painfully ironic to have this type of legislation introduced on 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act, says founding director of ASU's Center for the Study of Race and Democracy .

AZ Week: Opposing Sides Debate Good, Bad of Vetoed SB 1062

Supporter says bill could have 'helped gay community;' opponent says it would hurt state's reputation.

Episode 163: Congress Efforts to Keep A-10; Economic Importance of Military Industry

US Rep. Ron Barber part of bipartisan group urging Air Force to maintain aircraft; discussing money Fort Huachuca, military bases bring to Arizona.

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