Board Of Education Declines Changes To Sex Education Policy
“The rise of STDs and STIs is a concern for me,” said Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman. “I’m also concerned about bullying in our schools and that there’s been a long history of stigmatization of our students in the LGBTQ community.”
June 24, 2019
Gov. Ducey Signs Maternal Health Research Bill
Gov. Doug Ducey on Friday signed into law a bill that would begin a data-gathering process on women in Arizona who died during and after childbirth. Dr. Rahul Gupta with March of Dimes said ethnicity and race can often be a determining factor in whether a mother will survive childbirth or not.
June 24, 2019
The Aging Population Is At Risk For Abuse
One in 10 older adults will be a victim of elder abuse. This five-part series explores the different types of elder abuse — including resident-on-resident aggression, financial abuse, sexual abuse, scams and the intersection between victims of elder abuse and those with disabilities.
June 24, 2019
Pipeline Funding Bill Passed In Congress, Awaits Senate
The city of Nogales, Arizona has been footing a large portion of the bill to repair the binational pipeline that connects it to its Mexican counterpart, but an amendment passed in Congress may help change that.
June 24, 2019
Study: AZ Is Middle Of The Road On Gender Equity
In a recent study, half of all Americans believe the nation has not gone far enough to secure women's rights, while 10 percent think the government has gone too far.
June 24, 2019
Incoming Chief Justice Says His Agenda Puts Politics Aside
Do not expect major changes at Arizona's Supreme Court after Friday's announcement that Robert Brutinel will take over as chief justice.
June 24, 2019
River Brings Flowing Water Through Tucson
On Monday, the Santa Cruz River in southern Arizona is flowing once more. The river, which begins in the San Rafael Valley flows for 184 miles, curving south into Sonora, Mexico, before flowing north through Tucson.
June 24, 2019
Bloggers Led Push Against Abuse In Protestant Church
The sex abuse scandal within the Catholic Church is still having ripple effects around the world, but only recently have revelations about abuses within Protestant churches come to light.
June 24, 2019
BBC Look-Ahead: The Deal Of The Century
The Trump administration is unveiling the first phase of its proposed plan for Middle East peace this week, a plan being described as "the deal of the century." It involves a financial investment in Palestinian territories over a decade, but faces an uncertain future.
June 24, 2019
AZ House Minority Leader: 2019 Session Was
Last week, Senate President Karen Fann shared her perspective on this year’s legislative session. Now, The Show talks to House Minority Leader Charlene Fernandez.
June 24, 2019
Arizona Boy Scouts Losing Numbers Prior To Split With Church
Northern Arizona is experiencing a decline in Boy Scouts of America troops prior to an anticipated split between the organization and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, officials said.
June 24, 2019
Boas: Now Is A Moment To Defend Phoenix Police
After a viral video of Phoenix police officers responding to a suspected shoplifting incident, protesters have been hurling insults at Phoenix leaders, especially Police Chief Jeri Williams.
June 24, 2019
ADOT Plans Use Radar Technology To Detect Monsoons
During a five-year span from 2010 to 2015, police responded to 85 dust-related crashes along the I-10 corridor between Phoenix and Tucson.
June 24, 2019
Woodbury Fire Has Burned About 113,000 Acres
A human-caused wildfire burning for more than two weeks in a national forest east of metro Phoenix now has grown to 150 square miles. Fire officials say the Woodbury Fire grew by nearly 22 square miles from Saturday into Sunday.
June 24, 2019
The Final Straw: Upper Basin States Tap More Colorado River Water
The Colorado River is short on water. But you wouldn’t know it by looking at a slate of proposed water projects in the river’s Upper Basin states of Colorado, Utah and Wyoming.
Part 1: A Bigger Dam In Colorado
Part 2: More Dams In Wyoming
Part 3: Pipeline Project In Utah
June 24, 2019
Q&AZ: Why Do Tools Rust In Dry Arizona?
Rust is a phenomenon typically associated with damp settings. One listener wanted to know why tools left in a shed in Arizona rust despite the state’s dry conditions.
June 24, 2019
ASU Study: Termites Use Smart Searches To Find Mates
How an animal moves through its environment determines whether it finds food or a mate, so it pays to use all available memories and sensory data. But what does a creature do when it has nothing to go on? A new study reveals how two species of termites use smart searches to tackle this tricky task.
June 24, 2019
G.I. Bill Turns 75
Saturday marked the 75th anniversary of the G.I. Bill. The legislation, which helped pave the way for veterans’ benefits, has a complicated history.
June 23, 2019
Lawyer Challenging McSally Appointment Must Show Why Court Has Jurisdiction
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Friday issued an order saying a challenge to Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey’s appointment of Sen. Martha McSally should be dismissed if the lawyer who filed the suit cannot prove the challenge is in the circuit’s jurisdiction.
June 23, 2019
Miami High School Hosts Community Meeting On Woodbury Fire
The Woodbury Fire is currently spread over 100 square miles and is 34 percent contained. Incident officials in charge of reining in the blaze held a community meeting at Miami High School Friday night to discuss their progress.
June 22, 2019