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April 18, 2013
- Toll Roads | Video
- A transportation panel of the Maricopa Association of Government voted to move ahead with a study on how to make toll roads work in the Valley. Arizona Republic reporter Sean Holstege will talk about the issue.
April 16, 2013
- CPS Funding | Video
- Governor Jan Brewer has proposed nearly $78 Million in new funding for Child Protective Services. Dana Naimark, President and Chief Executive Officer of Children’s Action Alliance, will discuss the CPS funding proposal.
April 15, 2013
- In Memoriam: Paolo Soleri | Video
- Visionary architect Paolo Soleri passed away. He was the last living architect trained directly by Frank Lloyd Wright. Soleri constructed Arcosanti, north of Phoenix, a compact experimental community designed to efficiently house a small city on a small parcel of land. Local architects Vern Swaback and Roger Tomalty, who lived at Arcosanti and worked directly with Soleri, will talk about the famed architect’s life, work, and a new film on Soleri debuting April 20th.
April 10, 2013
- ASU Peabody Award Winner | Video
- A very recent graduate of the ASU Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication has won a prestigious Peabody Award for her work on a KNXV TV investigative series. The series exposed a deadly acceleration defect in Ford Escapes that led to a massive recall of the SUVs. Investigative Producer Lauren Gilger and Investigate Reporter Joe Ducey will talk about the award and their report.
April 9, 2013
- Sky Train | Video
- The Phoenix Sky Harbor Sky Train is up and running. Deborah Ostreicher of Sky Harbor will tell us more about the train, which will take passengers from the East Economy Parking Lot to Terminal 4.
March 19, 2013
- Republican Hispanic Voter Outreach | Video
- The National Republican Party announced a plan yesterday to spend $10 million to reach out to Hispanics voters and other demographics. Arizona State University Pollster Dr. Bruce Merrill will talk about the voter outreach efforts by the Republican party.
March 4, 2013
- Gabriel’s Angels | Video
- Gabriel’s Angels brings pet therapy to abused, neglected and at-risk children throughout Arizona. The organization, with offices in Phoenix and Tucson, was named after Gabriel, the first dog to be used in therapy. The Angels are the kids receiving the help. Gabriel’s Angels has nearly 150 Therapy Teams delivering pet therapy to over 100 agencies. Gabriel’s Angels founder and CEO Pam Gaber will tell us more.
February 18, 2013
- Black Board of Directors Project | Video
- Since 1984, the Black Board of Directors Project in Phoenix has placed over 2,000 African-Americans and other minorities on various corporate, charitable and public-policy making boards and commissions. Tamika Curry Smith, president of The TCS Group, a human resources company; and Susan Shultz, founder of SSA Executive Search International, Ltd., an executive search firm; will talk about the Black Board of Directors.
February 14, 2013
- CPS Funding Increase | Video
- Lawmakers voted to give Arizona’s Child Protective Services money to hire 50 new case workers. Arizona Department of Economic Security Director Clarence Carter, who oversees CPS, will discuss how the new money will be implemented.
- 48 Intriguing Arizona Women | Video
- A luncheon will be held on Arizona’s 101st Birthday to honor “48 Most Intriguing Women of Arizona.” 48 Women spokesperson Connie Robinson will tell us more about Arizona’s 48 Most Intriguing Women.
February 11, 2013
- Betsey Bayless Pay Raise | Video
- Betsey Bayless, the head of the Maricopa Integrated Health System, a public hospital system for the poor, received a $125,000 raise, bringing her salary to $500,000. Arizona Republic Columnist Laurie Roberts will discuss the raise.
January 24, 2013
- The Arizona We Want 2.0 | Video
- Dr. Lattie Coor, Chairman and CEO of the Center for the Future of Arizona, talks about the latest update to the Center’s 2009 report, 'The Arizona We Want.'
December 13, 2012
- Bill of Rights Monument | Video
- The executive director of MyBillofRights.org, Chris Bliss, talks about the nation’s first Bill of Rights monument that is being dedicated on Bill of Rights Day, Saturday, December 15th, 2012 at the Arizona State Capitol.
December 11, 2012
- Suicide Prevention Award | Video
- The Arizona Department of Health Services and Magellan Health Services of Arizona are recipients of a national award from the Council of State Governments for the Arizona Programmatic Suicide Deterrent System which launched in 2009. Dr. Karen Chaney of Magellan provides an overview of the program.
December 5, 2012
December 4, 2012
- Phoestivus Holiday Market | Video
- Ken Clark of Get Your Phx provides a preview of the 3rd Annual Phoestivus Open-Air Market taking place in Downtown Phoenix December 5th and 12th.
December 3, 2012
- AZ Furnace – First 10 Startups | Video
- The first 10 startup companies have been selected to participate in the AZ Furnace Accelerator, an innovative initiative that encourages entrepreneurs to commercialize innovations developed at Arizona’s universities and research institutions. Gordon McConnell, Executive Director for Venture Acceleration at Arizona State University, talks about AZ Furnace’s first group of startups.
November 20, 2012
- Frank Lloyd Wright House update | Video
- Acting Historic Preservation Officer for the City of Phoenix Michelle Dodds talks about the City’s efforts to preserve a Frank Lloyd Wright-designed house that’s up for sale.
November 12, 2012
- Veterans Day Special | Video
- A tribute to our military veterans featuring the work of the Veterans Medical Leadership Council; the heroic story of Sylvestre Herrera, the first Arizona resident to receive the Medal of Honor during World War II; and Betty Blake, one of the original Women Air Force Service Pilots who were trained to fly military aircraft to support the war effort.
October 31, 2012
- Fighting Heart Disease and Stroke | Video
- Lynne Love, Chairman of the American Heart Association’s 2012 Phoenix Heart Ball, talks about some of the programs the annual fundraiser supports, such as the Halle Heart Children’s Museum in Tempe.
October 30, 2012
- Bob Costas: 2012 Cronkite Award Winner | Video
- A discussion with Bob Costas, the recipient of the 2012 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism presented by ASU’s Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
October 17, 2012
- Phoenix to Tucson Passenger Rail | Video
- The Arizona Department of Transportation is studying a number of options for passenger rail service from Phoenix to Tucson. ADOT has identified several potential routes and is now asking for public input on those options. Sean Holstege, a transportation reporter for The Arizona Republic, provides the latest details on this story.
October 11, 2012
- State Out of the Union: A Novel | Video
- Author Jeff Biggers talks about his new book State Out of the Union: Arizona and the Final Showdown Over the American Dream. The journalist and onetime Tucson resident takes a critical look at Arizona’s leadership on immigration reform and States’ rights; two issues at the heart of what he calls the “Arizonification of America.”
October 9, 2012
- Child Welfare Investigations | Video
- Arizona’s Department of Economic Services is opening an Office of Child Welfare Investigations at the end of the year. The new unit will coordinate with statewide local law enforcement and CPS case managers on cases of severe child abuse and/or neglect from which criminal allegations or charges may arise. Learn more about it from DES Director Clarence Carter and veteran Phoenix Police Detective Gregory McKay, who was selected to lead the new investigative unit.
October 8, 2012
- In memory: Sam Steiger | Video
- Five-term Arizona Congressman Sam Steiger passed away September 26th at the age of 83. Reporter Don Harris talks about Steiger, who may best be remembered for shooting a couple of burros.
October 4, 2012
- Anti-Bullying Expert | Video
- The keynote speaker at the October 5th “Anti-Bullying Summit” at ASU, Dr. Dan Olweus, is a professor of psychology and a world leader in research and developing intervention programs to address the problems of childhood bullying. He talks about his work and how to address problems with bullying.
September 24, 2012
- Cleaning-up Arizona’s Highways | Video
- Cornville, Arizona resident Gary Chamberlain talks about his efforts to improve Arizona’s methods of removing trash from the State’s highways.
September 10, 2012
- New Subscription Model for The Arizona Republic | Video
- On September 10th The Arizona Republic is launching a new subscription model for its print and online content. Home delivery prices will change and the public will no longer have free unlimited access to online content. Randy Lovely, Senior VP for Republic Media, discusses the new subscription model.
- The Future of News Media | Video
- Republic Media Senior Vice President Randy Lovely, ASU Journalism Professor Tim McGuire, and KPHO CBS 5 General Manager Ed Munson Jr. talk about the future and economic viability of news media in a digital age.
August 6, 2012
- Luke Air Force Base & F-35 Pilot Training | Video
- The U.S. Department of Defense has selected Luke Air Force Base to train pilots to fly the F-35 fighter jet. Find out what that means for the West Valley Air Force base and surrounding communities from Glendale Mayor Elaine Scruggs; James "Rusty" Mitchell, Director of the Luke AFB Community Initiatives Team; and Ron Sites of Fighter Country Partnership.
- Arizona Giving and Leading: Back to School Clothing Drive | Video
- Karl Gentles, Executive Director of “Back to School Clothing Drive”, talks about the organization’s efforts to provide new school clothes and school supplies to children in need.
July 25, 2012
- Polygamy and Politics in Colorado City, Arizona | Video
- 3TV News reporter Mike Watkiss talks about recent developments in Colorado City, an Arizona town on the Utah border that’s controlled by members of the FLDS church and their imprisoned leader Warren Jeffs. In recent weeks, the federal government has sued the town for discrimination and the Mohave County Sheriff has begun patrolling the town.
July 18, 2012
- Local Accountability Journalism | Video
- Leonard Downie Jr, an ASU journalism professor and former executive editor of the Washington Post, talks about the future of local accountability journalism.
July 2, 2012
- Fireworks Rules | Video
- Certain consumer fireworks are legal in Arizona around the Fourth of July, but just because you can buy them doesn’t mean you can shoot them off. Brian Scholl, Fire Prevention Expert for the Phoenix Fire Department, explains the rules.
June 5, 2012
- LISC Phoenix | Video
- Executive Director of LISC Phoenix, Teresa Brice, talks about her organization that, for the past 20 years, has been helping Valley residents transform neglected neighborhoods into areas of pride by way of financial aid, technical assistance and advocacy.
May 31, 2012
- Arizona Giving & Leading: Food Banks & Hunger | Video
- Find out how Arizona food banks are responding to the challenges of ending hunger. Guests include President and CEO of the Association of Arizona Food Banks Ginny Hildebrand, and Beverly Damore, Chief Operating Officer for the St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance.
May 30, 2012
- AlphaStripe.com | Video
- AlphaStripe.com is a social media company for veterans and military personnel to network and share stories about their service, which was started by ASU students. Learn more about AlphaStripe from its co-founders Eli Chmouni and Matthew Schmidt.
May 23, 2012
- Hayden Flour Mill in Tempe | Video
- It’s been off-limits to the public and locked behind a fence since 1998, but now the historic Hayden Flour Mill in Tempe is getting new life as a venue for public and private events. Tempe Mayor Hugh Hallman talks about the mill’s history and its latest transformation.
May 16, 2012
- South Mountain Freeway/Gila River Indian Community | Video
- Gila River Indian Community members voted down a plan to put the South Mountain (Loop 202) freeway expansion on the reservation. Now, a group of Gila River residents are collecting signatures to try to force another vote. Joseph Perez and Nathaniel Percharo explain why the want a new election.
May 3, 2012
- J.T. Ready | Video
- The suspected shooter in Wednesday’s murder-suicide in Gilbert, that left five people dead, is a man with past ties to a neo-Nazi organization. He was also the founder of an armed vigilante group that patrolled Arizona’s southern border for illegal immigrants. Learn more about J.T. Ready and the status of hate groups in Arizona from Bill Straus, Executive Director of the Arizona Anti-Defamation League.
- The Legislature & Children’s Issues | Video
- Dana Naimark of the Children’s Action Alliance talks about how the new State budget and other legislative actions will impact Arizona’s children.
May 1, 2012
- Aging in Place Pilot Project | Video
- The Maricopa Association of Governments and the Greater Phoenix region is one of five areas in the country invited to take part in the Aging Pilot City Leaders Institute on Aging in Place, a new national pilot project striving to help people aged 65 years and more to live independently in their homes. Amy St. Peter of MAG and Joe LaRue of Sun Health Senior Living explain how Valley residents will benefit from the project.
April 26, 2012
- Arizona Town Hall: Civic Engagement | Video
- The 100th Arizona Town Hall is exploring the topic of civic engagement and how to get citizens more involved in their government and their communities. Guests include: Kelly Campbell Rawlings, an assistant Research Professor and Co-Director of the Participatory Governance Initiative for ASU’s School of Public Affairs; Jane Prescott-Smith, Managing Director of the National Institute of Civil Discourse at the UofA; and Alberto Olivas, Director of the Center for Civic Participation for Maricopa Community Colleges.
March 27, 2012
- Red Light Running Awareness | Video
- March is Red Light Running Awareness Month in Arizona. Mesa City Councilman Dennis Kavanaugh, Alberto Gutier of the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, and Frank Hinds of the Red Means Stop Coalition talk about efforts to raise awareness and reduce incidents of red-light running in Arizona.
February 16, 2012
- Arizona Centennial: “Arizona: A History | Video
- A revised comprehensive book on Arizona History is being released on the state’s birthday. “Arizona: A History,” is a scholarly work on the Grand Canyon state’s history by Dr. Thomas Sheridan, a Professor of Anthropology at the University of Arizona. Dr. Sheridan will talk about his latest book.
February 14, 2012
February 13, 2012
- AZ Centennial: Images of Arizona | Video
- Horizon continues its celebration of Arizona's Centennial by showcasing fascinating historic images of Arizona from the private collection of Jeremy Rowe.
February 9, 2012
- Adopt a Pound Dog | Video
- Dozens of “E-list” dogs (those scheduled to be euthanized) are being transferred from shelters all over the state to Tempe for a special pet adoption event February 11th and 12th. Longtime pet rescue volunteer Cathy LaSausa will speak about the event and how to reduce the number of dogs that end up on the “E-list."
February 7, 2012
- Arizona Centennial: “Skirting Traditions” | Video
- “Skirting Traditions: Arizona Women Writers and Journalists 1912-2012”, is a book written by members of the Arizona Press Women. Co-editor Brenda Warneka will talk about the amazing women the book features. The book has been designated an official Arizona Centennial Legacy Project.
January 12, 2012
- Phoenix Real Estate Market | Video
- Arizona Horizon updates the Valley’s real estate market with Mike Orr, founder of The Cromford Report and director of the Center for Real Estate Theory and Practice at ASU’s W.P. Carey School of Business.
January 4, 2012
- "Five Communities Project" Winners | Video
- Dr. Lattie Coor, chairman and CEO of the Center for
the Future of Arizona, discusses the five winners of a CFA-sponsored
competition to make Arizona a better place to live and work.
November 22, 2011
- Arizona Child Safety Task Force | Video
- Task force chairman Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery and vice chairman DES Director Clarence Carter, outline the issues the Task Force is dealing with.
- Arizona Capitol Times: Capitol Roadshow | Video
- Arizona Capitol Times is preparing to travel across Arizona with its Capitol Roadshow. Ginger Lamb, Vice President and Publisher of the Arizona Capitol Times talks about this effort to educate and engage more Arizonans in the political process .
November 21, 2011
- Arizona Child Safety Task Force | Video
- State Representative Katie Hobbs, a social worker who was hoping to have a seat on the Governor’s Child Safety Task Force, discusses her ideas for reforming Child Protective Services.
November 8, 2011
- ASU Spirit of Enterprise Awards | Video
- Gary Naumann, director of the Spirit of Enterprise Center for ASU’s W.P. Carey School of Business, talks about the 15th annual Spirit of Enterprise Awards honoring some of Arizona’s top entrepreneurs.
October 27, 2011
- Media and Missing Persons | Video
- Some missing person cases are all over the national media while others are completely neglected. ASU Broadcast Journalism Professor Craig Allen discusses how the National Media chooses which missing person cases to cover.
October 24, 2011
- Domestic Violence: Address Confidentiality | Video
- The new “Address Confidentiality Program” allows victims of domestic violence to keep their residential addresses confidential by substituting the address of the Secretary of State’s Office. Betty McEntire, the program’s first Executive Director, explains how the program works.
October 20, 2011
October 13, 2011
- Occupy Phoenix | Video
- The “Occupy Wall Street” movement spreads to the Valley. “Occupy Phoenix” spokesperson Apollo Poetry talks about what the group hopes to accomplish.
October 11, 2011
- Shift Arizona: Campaign to Buy Locally | Video
- Local First Arizona and METRO Light Rail are teaming-up on an advertising campaign to encourage people to shop at locally-owned businesses near the light rail line. Kimber Lanning, director of Local First Arizona, talks about the partnership.
October 5, 2011
- Metro Phoenix: Underground | Video
- Amy Silverman, managing editor of the Phoenix New Times, talks about some of the secret spots and underground places the publication unearthed for its
2011 "Best of Phoenix" edition.
September 13, 2011
- “Five Communities” Finalists | Video
- Dr. Lattie Coor, Chairman and CEO of the Center for the Future of Arizona, discusses the 10 finalists in a competition to make Arizona a better place to live and work.