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High Court Hears Case On Whether SNAP Data Should Be Made Public
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday heard arguments in a case that will decide whether or not the United States Department of Agriculture will have to disclose retailers’ sales data from the federally-funded Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
Apr. 24, 2019
Musicologist Says Music Behind The Iron Curtain Is Fraught With Tension
The music created behind the Iron Curtain was just as fraught, or so says Peter Schmelz, Arizona State University associate professor of musicology. He’s been awarded 2019 Guggenheim Fellowship to further this research.
Apr. 24, 2019
When Are Many Choices Too Many Choices?
Research suggests having too many choices isn’t always great for consumers, but does that apply to politics? Psychologist Barry Schwartz says while it seems intuitive that having a lot of choices would be a good thing, in reality, too many choices can be a bad thing.
Apr. 24, 2019
New YA Novel May Be Shifting The Future Of The Genre
Luke Larson is the author of the new, interactive young adult novel "Igist," which may be shifting the future of young adult literature. Larson spoke with The Show about the new book, and he said he was inspired to write it because of his daughters — and his day job.
Apr. 24, 2019
A New Light Rail Stop Could Play A Big Role For Ability360
The Phoenix-area's light rail system has had a huge impact on certain neighborhoods and communities, with a ridership that eclipsed expectations. A new rail stop has the potential to make life much less inconvenient for residents who have disabilities and who use the Ability360 center near 50th and Washington streets.
Apr. 24, 2019
4 Arizona Counties, Get Failing Air Quality Grades
April 24 marks the 20th anniversary of the American Lung Association’s State of the Air report. The goal of the report is to identify unhealthy air in cities and counties around the country. Last year, the Phoenix area was on the list of most ozone-polluted cities.
Apr. 24, 2019
Defining
In downtown Phoenix, at Arizona Wilderness Brewing Company’s new spot, The Show joined Malloy and the brewery’s co-founder Patrick Wareto taste their newest Coolship beer.
Apr. 24, 2019
#RedForEd One Year Later: State Sen. Paul Boyer
One year ago this week, the wave of teachers taking action to demand higher pay reached its peak in Arizona. This week, The Show is hearing some perspectives on that event, and what the impact has been since, starting back at the Capitol with Sen. Paul Boyer.
Apr. 24, 2019
Study: More Kids Are Visiting The ER For Suicide Attempts
The number of children visiting emergency rooms for suicidal thoughts and suicide attempts are on the rise, according to a new study by the medical journal JAMA Pediatrics. Dr. Adeola Adelayo, a child psychiatrist at Banner Behavioral Health, said social media appears to play a role in the uptick.
Apr. 24, 2019
Who Touched It First? Most People Say ‘I Did’
In sports, timing separates winners from losers and good calls from bad. But research shows that our perception of timing changes when we have some skin in the game.
Apr. 24, 2019
 Another Grand Canyon Visitor Dies In Fall From Edge
Another visitor to Grand Canyon National Park has died after falling over the edge of the South Rim, authorities said Tuesday. A 70-year-old woman fell about 200 feet over the rim, the second over-the-edge death this month within the confines of the park, according to Grand Canyon officials.
Apr. 24, 2019
UA Campus Conversation Looks At Free Speech, Border Patrol Presence
University officials gathered with students, faculty and community members Tuesday for a two-hour "campus conversation" at the University of Arizona. The discussion centered on First Amendment rights and the presence of Border Patrol offices on campus.
Apr. 24, 2019
The Takeaway: Can Social Security Be Saved?
A new annual report from the Social Security Administration predicts that Social Security and Medicare will become insolvent in the next couple decades. Inaction on the part of Congress to address this funding deficit could leave retirees with three quarters of their Social Security benefits.
Apr. 24, 2019
Two Guys On Your Head: Legacy
Looking back, we tend to associate our legacy with accomplishments in our career and we rarely think about the value of our work in the moment. Yet a personal sense legacy can be derived from a number of meaningful things outside the workplace, even if we're not considering them right now.
Apr. 24, 2019
AZ Lawmakers Hit 100th Day Without Budget And Tax Fix
Ideally, the Arizona Legislature tries to wrap up session by its 100th day. Tuesday marked day 100, but lawmakers are still working.
Apr. 24, 2019
First Hacienda-Related Bill Signed By Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey
Arizona Senate Bill 1211 was signed by Gov. Doug Ducey this week, and it goes into effect immediately. The bill requires intermediate care facilities like the one at Hacienda to be licensed by the state. It also strengthens background checks.
Apr. 24, 2019
Ducey Optimistic For Arizona-Mexico Trade
Gov. Doug Ducey is optimistic that trade between Arizona and Mexico will increase, despite the immigration crisis at Arizona's border.
Apr. 24, 2019
U.S.-Mexico Tomato Import Deal Negotiations Latest Row In Decades-Long Fight
Negotiations are underway for a new Mexican tomato import deal. But with the deadline fast approaching, there’s no guarantee an agreement will be hashed out between growers north and south of the border.
Apr. 24, 2019
Palabras Bilingual Bookstore Celebrates People Of Color
Palabras Bilingual Bookstore is believed to be Phoenix’s only store featuring books in English and Spanish. But the store’s founder wants to be known for more than selling books.
The Business Of Books: Phoenix-Area Bookstores Connecting Communities
Apr. 24, 2019
Phoenix Council Stalls Next Steps For Pedestrian Safety Plan
The Phoenix City Council Tuesday deadlocked 4-4 on a plan to enhance pedestrian safety through infrastructure design changes. The action stalled due, in part, to concerns about city resources.
Apr. 23, 2019

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