Before most national brands started touting their Earth-friendly ways, there was Bookmans. The used bookstore opened in Tucson more than 40 years ago. Today, it has six stores across the state where you can buy, sell and trade more than books.
The Business Of Books: Phoenix-Area Bookstores Connecting Communities
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It’s been one year since tens of thousands of teachers walked out of their classrooms and marched on the Arizona state Capitol wearing red. It was the peak of a growing trend of teachers taking action to demand higher pay, and this week, The Show is hearing some perspectives on that event.
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Arizona Follows National Trend With Slight Decrease In Prison Population
The Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics released a report Thursday on federal and state prison numbers from 2016 and 2017 showing an overall decrease of the total population to slightly less than 1.5 million people.
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Prescott Sues Opioid Manufacturers Seeking Injunction And Trial
Prescott is suing pharmaceutical companies alleging the pain pills they manufacture have harmed the city. Attorneys for the city filed a lawsuit in Yavapai Superior Court on Tuesday against 18 defendants including manufacturers, distributors and two individual doctors.
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New Analysis: Latinos Grew As Percentage Of Arizona Electorate
A new analysis of the 2018 election shows Latinos in Arizona making up a larger share of the voter pie. The polling firm Latino Decisions and the progressive data company Catalist compared last year’s Senate races to House races in the 2014 midterms..
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Arizona Ups Oversight Of Groups That House Migrant Children
Gov. Doug Ducey has signed a bill to increase state oversight of federally funded facilities that house migrant children who come to the United States alone, and most of the new law’s provisions take effect immediately.
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First Phoenix 100-Degree Day Of 2019 Expected Friday
Time to crank up the air conditioning. Meteorologists predict the first 100-degree day will hit the Phoenix area on Friday. James Sawtelle with the National Weather Service said it's following normal warming trends for this time of year.
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New regulations that would have taken effect on May 3 would deny federal funds for low-income patients to clinics that make abortion referrals. The Title X rules are on hold while lawsuits proceed.
Judge Is Open To Releasing Man Prosecutors Have Called 'Domestic Terrorist'
The judge notes the only charges against Coast Guard Lt. Christopher Hasson involve drug and weapons violations and says he should be released pending trial with "a whole lot of supervision."
Trump Administration Puts Offshore Drilling Plan On Hold After Setback In Court
The Trump administration is delaying efforts to boost offshore oil and gas drilling in the wake of a recent court setback. The plans have been controversial, even in Republican-held states.
At Kanye West's Sunday Service, 'He Is The Church'
Kanye West has been hosting exclusive worship gatherings he calls "Sunday Service." Jia Tolentino, staff writer for The New Yorker, breaks down the rapper's religious evolution.
After Pentagon Ends Contract, Top-Secret Scientists Group Vows To Carry On
The 60 or so members of the Jasons are normal academics by day. But each summer, they come together to study tough problems for the military, intelligence agencies and other parts of the government.