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How Much Tech Risk Should Be Taken In The Name Of Progress?
In addition to technological and safety questions, the recent fatal accident involving an autonomous Uber vehicle has raised some moral and ethical concerns as well.
Mar. 30, 2018
Fashion Square Getting More Stores That Started Out Online
Scottsdale Fashion Square is undergoing a renovation, and as part of that, has announced two new stores that’ll be opening later this year: Morphe and UNTUCKit.
Mar. 30, 2018
TGen Working With Retired NFL Players To Study CTE
TGen in Phoenix has opened its doors to current and retired National Football League players to provide samples — including blood and saliva.
Mar. 30, 2018
Bill Changing Laws On Frozen Embryos Raises Legal Questions
An Arizona bill that would drastically change the laws around parental rights and frozen embryos is awaiting Gov. Ducey’s signature.
Mar. 30, 2018
The Takeaway: Controversial Online University Launches Next Month
Purdue University’s acquisition of Kaplan University was approved earlier this month. The price of the deal between the public university located in West Lafayette, Indiana, and the online college chain was just one dollar. A joint non-profit online university that will be run by Purdue and Kaplan is due to launch on April 2nd, but the venture has created some controversy.
Mar. 30, 2018
ABOR President Eileen Klein Talks Tuition, Resignation
Arizona’s three public universities unveiled tuition and fee proposals for the 2018-19 school year.
Mar. 30, 2018
Funds Allotted For Native American Crime Victims
More than $130 million is expected to be made available to tribes to help Native American and Alaska Native crime victims.
Mar. 30, 2018
ICE Now Detaining Pregnant Undocumented Immigrants
Immigration and Customs Enforcement is ending a policy of presuming that a pregnant woman should be released from immigration custody. The hardened policy is in line with several formal processes that President Donald Trump has taken on undocumented immigration.
Mar. 30, 2018
Kids Celebrate Life Of Farmworker Rights Leader Cesar Chavez
Students at a South Phoenix academy named for the late Cesar Chavez threw an early birthday party for the farmworker rights leader and Yuma native, who would have turned 91 on March 31, 2018.
Mar. 30, 2018
FAA Alters Flight Paths At Sky Harbor
The Federal Aviation Administration announced that aircraft departing from Phoenix Sky Harbor will start using two new routes today.
Mar. 30, 2018
Ducey Still Supports Self-Driving Cars After Fatal Crash
Gov. Doug Ducey is reiterating his support for self-driving vehicles, after one of Uber’s autonomous cars struck and killed a woman earlier this month in Tempe.
Mar. 29, 2018
A Former Major League Umpire
Major League Baseball opens the 2018 season Thursday with a full slate of games. Dale Scott was a major league umpire for more than three decades before retiring at the end of last season. The Show's Steve Goldstein caught up with him during spring training to get his unique perspective on baseball.
Mar. 29, 2018
Suicide: A Silent Epidemic Among American Farmers
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, people working in agriculture — farmers, ranchers, fishers and lumber harvesters — die by suicide at a rate higher than any other occupation. The Show's Lauren Gilger spoke with Debbie Weingarten, who spent the last several years covering the suicide crisis among America’s farmers.
Mar. 29, 2018
How The ‘Grand’ Became The ‘Colorado’ And What It Says About Our Relationship To Nature
Pull out a map of the United States’ desert Southwest and see if you can locate these rivers: Rio del Tizon, Rio San Rafael, or Rio Zanguananos. How about rivers named Tomichi, Nah-Un-Kah-Rea or Akanaquint?
Mar. 29, 2018
Sounds Of The City: Hopping On The Hunt For Easter Eggs
Listen to the sounds of Marda Wolfe with her kids as they hunt for Easter eggs.
Mar. 29, 2018
Transitioning From Business To Politics: Who
President Trump came to the White House from the business world, and his recently-fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was the CEO of Exxon. But does the transition from business to government really work? The Show's Steve Goldstein is joined by John Paul Rollert, an adjunct assistant professor at the University of Chicago’s business school, to talk about that.
Mar. 29, 2018
How Does Law Enforcement Protect Students From School Shootings?
There’s a debate raging across the country about how to best protect students and prevent other school shootings. To dig further into this, The Show's Lauren Gilger sat down with Lauri Burgett, a recently retired commander for the Phoenix Police Department and a professor of Justice and Intelligence Studies at Northern Arizona University.
Mar. 29, 2018
Phoenix In One Of Driest Winters On Record
Like much of the Southwest, Arizona is in a drought. Phoenix is going through its fourth driest winter since 1870. National Weather Service Meteorologist Andrew Deemer said that since Oct. 1, the Valley has received only 1 inch of rain.
Mar. 29, 2018
Police: Not Enough Evidence To Charge Tempe Councilman
The Phoenix Police Department has concluded its investigation of Tempe City Councilman Kolby Granville and did not find evidence to warrant criminal charges.
Mar. 29, 2018
Understanding Viruses Before They Become Pandemics
This flu season has been a particularly bad one, and that follows other viruses causing lots of harm, including Ebola and Zika.
Mar. 29, 2018

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