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Boas On Election Day 2018
Election Day is this Tuesday, so we expect at least some of that will cool off. But before that happens, Arizona Republic editorial director Phil Boas joined The Show for his weekly appearance to talk about it.
Nov. 5, 2018
BBC Look-Ahead: U.S. Decision On New Russia Sanctions
The world will mark a somber anniversary this coming weekend, and there are concerns about the environmental impact of a national holiday in India. For more on international stories coming up this week, The Show was joined by BBC’s Rich Preston in London.
Nov. 5, 2018
Q&AZ: What Happens To Items Put In Recycling Bins?
So you’ve finished a can of soda, a bottle of wine or maybe a box of cereal. You toss it in the recycling bin and put it outside to get picked up. But what happens to your recyclables once they leave the house? One listener wanted to know, and KJZZ investigated as part of the Q&AZ reporting project.
Nov. 5, 2018
The Pulse: The Skinny On Skin
When’s the last time you saw a get-well card for psoriasis or eczema? Skin’s our biggest organ — and does lots of hard work keeping us healthy — but still, it doesn’t get much respect.
Nov. 5, 2018
The Takeaway: Tallahassee Shooting — The Link Between Right Wing Extremism And Misogyny
Last week, there was yet another violent attack from a self-proclaimed misogynist who left behind a trail of racist and sexist social media posts where he went off on women, black people and immigrants. The gunman entered a yoga studio in Tallahassee and shot six people, killing two.
Nov. 5, 2018
Green Party Candidate Drops Out Of AZ Senate Race
Green Party candidate Angela Green dropped out of the Arizona Senate race late last week. While third-party candidates often poll better than they actually perform on Election Day, in a race as close as the one for Arizona’s senate seat: every vote counts.
Nov. 5, 2018
Arizona Election Day 2018: How To Find Your Polling Place
The Arizona Secretary of State's Office is making a final push to inform voters ahead of Election Day. If you're not one of the nearly 1 million Arizonans who already sent in their mail-in ballot, you can still vote in person on Nov. 6.
Nov. 5, 2018
Senate, Governor Races Top Election Ticket
A contentious race will end with Arizona's first female U.S. senator and a governor's race featuring Republican Doug Ducey against challenger Democrat David Garcia as Ducey seeks a second term.
Nov. 5, 2018
Some Latinos Not Comfortable Talking About Alzheimer
Talking about Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias is tough. But for some Spanish speaking families, the conversation doesn’t even happen.
Nov. 5, 2018
U.S. Asks Asylum-Seekers To Wait Amid Record Homicides In Tijuana
President Trump is urging a “migrant caravan” to apply for asylum in Mexico rather than in the U.S., amid unprecedented dangers there. KPBS looks at the asylum-seekers already stuck in Tijuana, waiting for their turn to enter the San Ysidro Port of Entry.
Nov. 5, 2018
Some Alzheimer
Nearly a year after the movie "Coco" was released, some aging and dementia organizations are still talking about the film, because it hit on a topic that some Latino families don’t want to talk about: dementia.
Nov. 5, 2018
The Coral Triangle Of The Western Pacific Flourishing
For years, marine biologists were baffled by the diversity of the Coral Triangle in the western Pacific Ocean. Finally, a research team from the University of Arizona has found an answer.
Nov. 5, 2018
Tomatoes From Mexico Brought U.S. Economy $4.8B
A new study by the University of Arizona looked at how imported tomatoes from Mexico, affect the U.S. economy. The U.S. imported 3.4 billion pounds of those tomatoes in 2016.
Nov. 4, 2018
National Cancer Institute Grants $10.8M To ASU Professor
The National Cancer Institute has awarded a major grant to an Arizona State University professor. The grant is part of a new initiative to profile tumors before they become cancerous.
Nov. 4, 2018
Prescribed Fires Scheduled Near Payson
A prescribed fire is scheduled near Payson on Monday if conditions allow. Punky Moore with the Tonto National Forest, explained how these controlled burns prevent larger wildfires.
Nov. 4, 2018
Backyard Fires, Fireworks Affect Air Pollution
Last year, Arizona set records for air pollution due to a mix of weather conditions, backyard fires and fireworks.
Nov. 4, 2018
AAA Study Reveals Costly Repairs For Safety Features
When buying a car, the benefits of added safety features are obvious — but those features can also lead to more costly repairs. According to a AAA study released recently, safety features can double or triple the costs for minor repairs.
Nov. 3, 2018
Eligible Community College Students Can Now Transfer To CA University
The out-of-state transfer agreement means eligible community college students can get guaranteed fall admission at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles.
Nov. 2, 2018
Arizona Gas Prices May Drop, But Not Significantly
Nationwide, gas prices are expected to drop dramatically in the next week or so, but that may not be the case.
Nov. 2, 2018
Family Releases Continue As Trump Promises Tent Cities
President Donald Trump said he will order that any migrants attempting to cross the southern border be held in what he described as massive tent cities while their immigration case is heard. Meanwhile, immigration authorities are still releasing groups of undocumented families and asylum seekers in Arizona.
Nov. 2, 2018

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