Jan. 27 marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp by the Russian Red Army in what was then Nazi-occupied Poland. More than a million people, mostly Jews, lost their lives in the infamous death camps. A new bill making its way through the Arizona Legislature would mandate the teaching of the Holocaust and other genocides in the state’s public schools. Meanwhile, visitors to the Capitol and to Phoenix’s main library will notice a new exhibit related to the Holocaust.
The Senate is holding an impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, who is accused by the U.S. House of abusing his power and obstructing Congress. Watch live video from NPR.


Valley Metros New App Sends Construction Updates
Valley Metro launched a new smartphone app Monday with updates of the South Central Extension of the light rail. Users can access an interactive map of the construction area, links to Valley Metro’s social media accounts and a contact form to submit concerns.
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Supreme Court Allows Enforcement Of New Green Card Rule
The U.S. Supreme Court has let the Trump administration’s so-called public-charge rule take effect while the legal fight over it continues.
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Study Documents 18 Ocelots Living Near U.S.-Mexico Border
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Phoenix To Hold Final Meetings On Waste Management Rates
The Phoenix City Council is getting close to making a decision on increasing waste fees, and the community only has a couple meetings left to voice their opinions. Two public meetings remain in north and south Phoenix to discuss the potential rate changes for waste management at single-family homes.
Republic Reporter Describes Scene In D.C. During Impeachment Trial
The impeachment trial continues today in the Senate, as President Trump’s defense team prepares for its second day of arguments. The Show talked to the Arizona Republic’s John D’Anna in Washington, D.C., for a look at the atmosphere there as this news is digested.

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