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Boas: Where Will Arizonas GOP Fall On A Trump Impeachment?
The Show regularly checks in with Editorial Board of the Arizona Republic to talk about the big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
Sept. 30, 2019
Why Climate Change Is An Everything Issue
Katharine Hayhoe never meant to become a climate scientist. In fact, in college she started out studying astrophysics, but she needed one more class to finish her degree, and she found a new one over in the geography department on climate science.
Sept. 30, 2019
Trumps Aims To Further Limit Refugee Resettlement
The Trump administration has steadily been shrinking the cap on refugee resettlement in the states.
Sept. 30, 2019
APSs Intricate Rate Options Leave Many In The Dark
Arizona Public Service, the state’s largest electric company, has repeatedly come under fire, drawing questions from disgruntled customers and utility regulators alike.
Sept. 30, 2019
5 Migrant Mothers Sue Over Family Separations
Five migrant families are suing the federal government over what they call the "ongoing trauma" they suffered after being separated by immigration authorities at the Arizona border last year.
Sept. 30, 2019
Study: Latinos Most Affected By Affordable Housing Crisis
One of the fastest growing populations in Arizona and the U.S. is also the most affected by the affordable housing crisis: Latinos.
Sept. 30, 2019
How Can Baseball Help With Alzheimers?
The Society of American Baseball Research — which is headquartered in Phoenix — has a program that aims to use baseball to help those suffering with Alzheimer’s disease.
Sept. 30, 2019
Tuesday Is Deadline For Elections Manual To Go To Ducey, Brnovich
Tuesday is the deadline for Arizona’s draft Election Procedures Manual to go to the governor and attorney general for review. The state hasn’t had a new manual in five years.
Sept. 30, 2019
Controversial Wild Horse Plan Headed To Senate Floor
Congress is closer to approving a contentious wild horse initiative backed by national animal welfare groups and the livestock industry but condemned by leaders of the largest and oldest coalition of mustang advocates in the West.
Sept. 30, 2019
The Takeaway: How Should the Media Be Covering Impeachment?
The latest Trump administration scandal has pushed the impeachment news cycle into overdrive, as mainstream media and right-wing outlets battle over control of the narrative.
Sept. 30, 2019
U.N. Climate Report Warns Of Current, Future Changes To Oceans And Frozen Areas
The latest Special Report from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change contains dire warnings for the Earth’s oceans and frozen areas. The findings directly affect 1.4 billion people living in mountain and coastal zones, and indirectly impact countess others.
Sept. 30, 2019
Utah Rolls Back Hydroelectric Power Plans For Lake Powell Pipeline
Utah officials are drastically scaling back hydroelectric power plans for the controversial Lake Powell pipeline, saying the move will save taxpayers $100 million dollars on the proposed project.
Sept. 30, 2019
Group Opposes Some Provisions In Recreational Marijuana Initiative
Members of the Arizona Cannabis Chamber of Commerce are fighting an initiative proposing to legalize recreational use marijuana. The members say they have nothing against allowing adults to buy marijuana.
Sept. 30, 2019
Tonto National Forest Is Increasing Campground Fees
Starting October 1st, fees for campgrounds in the Tonto National Forest will increase by as much as $8 per vehicle. According to the Forest Service, 95% of visitors preferred increased fees over reduced services, like trash cans, toilets, and parking.
Sept. 30, 2019
Rents Soar, But AZ Housing Fund Is A Fraction Of What It Once Was
Since 2014, the number of unsheltered homeless individuals in the Phoenix area has more than tripled. Phoenix’s growing shortage of affordable housing is part of the cause — but the state doesn’t have as much funding as it once had to address these issues.
(Un)Affordable: How Did Arizona End Up With A Housing Crisis?
Sept. 30, 2019
Pancreatic Cancer Trials See Encouraging Results
Researchers at the Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center in Scottsdale are seeing positive results in a small pancreatic cancer clinical trial. The two-year study, funded by several different foundations, is leading to further advances in how doctors treat the disease.
Sept. 30, 2019
Mexico’s President Pushes For Controversial Amnesty Law Project
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador is pushing for what he calls an amnesty law to benefit, for instance, some alleged drug traffickers. But his government also is imprisoning them for certain minor offenses.
Sept. 30, 2019
U.S. Ambassador In Mexico Wants To Modernize Border
Christopher Landau, the recently appointed U.S. ambassador in Mexico, met with a community of American expats in Mexico City on Saturday. And he told them he wants to be remembered as the ambassador who modernized the border.
Sept. 30, 2019
In Mexico, 43 Abducted Students One Of Many Missing Persons Cases
Five years after 43 students were kidnapped by police and turned over to organized crime as they were traveling by bus, authorities say they still have more questions than answers. So on Thursday, the anniversary of their disappearance, thousands marched on the Mexico City’s central square.
Sept. 30, 2019
Phoenix To Get New Amateur Sports Arena, Hotel
A private developer, Legacy Sports Arena LLC, wants to build two regulation-size ice rinks, 10 courts for volleyball, basketball and other sports, plus an 88-room hotel on a 20-acre vacant parcel northeast of Interstate 17 and Loop 303.
Sept. 30, 2019

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