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‘Warm Neptune’ Could Help Resolve Enduring Exoplanet Debate
Planet hunters have found many “hot” Earth-like and Jupiter-like worlds orbiting close to distant stars, but seemingly very few “hot” planets of middling size and mass. Now, details about a strange “warm Neptune” could help explain why.
Dec. 26, 2018
Options For Holiday Light Recycling
‘Tis the season for repairing, unravelling and replacing holiday lights. But don’t take your frustrations out on the environment – not when there are light-disposal options that are as green as a Douglas fir.
Dec. 26, 2018
Free Rides And Entertainment Mark Metro Phoenix Light Rail Anniversary
Valley Metro is celebrating 10 years of light rail by offering free rides Thursday. Live music, entertainment and a family fun zone will take place between 5 and 10 p.m. at the Talking Stick Resort Arena, Plaza & Pavilion at 201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix
Dec. 26, 2018
Arizona Storytellers: Evan Roberts
Evan Roberts shares a story about falling asleep during a holiday performance.
Dec. 25, 2018
Regulators Doing
Groundwater regulators are in the middle of what’s called a “basin sweep” of the Pinal Active Management Area (AMA). The data will contribute to modeling of the groundwater levels in that part of the state.
Dec. 25, 2018
Dr. Joseph Sirven: Honest Is The Best Policy
Honesty is the best policy, especially for medical relationships. Medical commentator Dr. Joseph Sirven explains.
Dec. 25, 2018
Cold Front To Cause Scattered Showers Christmas Day
Phoenix-area residents woke up Christmas morning to a large brown cloud of smoke and dust hanging over much of Phoenix, but rain forecast for later in the day could help clean up the air.
Dec. 25, 2018
Re:sound #245 The Determination Show
Amateur detectives, spiritual revelations and other stories of dogged perseverance.
Dec. 25, 2018
EPA Pulls Permit From APS-Owned Power Plant
The Environmental Protection Agency withdrew a permit Monday it gave to the Four Corners Power Plant. The EPA said it will review the impact of pollutants the plant discharges into nearby waterways.
Dec. 25, 2018
Corporation Commissioners Call For Audit Of APS
Two utility regulators are questioning whether some customers of Arizona Public Services are paying too much — and the company is earning more than it is legally entitled.
Dec. 25, 2018
Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake: We Can
Sen. Jeff Flake denounced a U.S.-funded international, Spanish-language broadcast program, which used anti-Semitic language about philanthropist George Soros. The senator called for an investigation into how the program was produced and aired at all. Sen. Flake joined The Show to talk about this.
Dec. 25, 2018
150,000 Holiday Flowers Give Mexico A New Guinness Record
Almost two centuries ago, the first U.S. ambassador in Mexico brought poinsettias to the United States, turning them into the Christmas Holidays icon that we know. And Mexico celebrated its traditional Christmas flower by breaking a Guinness world record.
Dec. 25, 2018
1929 Newspaper Clipping Reveals Unique Christmas Party In Nogales
The U.S.-Mexico border was moved two blocks north for a couple of hours on Christmas Day in 1929 so Mexican children could participate in a celebration.
Dec. 25, 2018
Arizona Likely To Gain Congressional Seat
A new analysis by Election Data Services concludes that the shifts in population from the Northeast to the South and West pretty much guarantee that Arizona is going to pick up a 10th seat in the U.S. House of Representatives after the decennial census.
Dec. 24, 2018
Donations For Arizona Charities Hang On Lawmakers
Because of the new federal tax law, individual taxpayers are asking their accountants a lot of questions this last week in 2018. Arizona accountants say there’s a lot of confusion as to whether taxpayers will secure a tax benefit if they make a donation before the end of the year.
Dec. 24, 2018
New Year
Downtown Tempe’s annual fireworks display has been canceled this year because the area where the fireworks are usually launched is too dry.
Dec. 24, 2018
Housing Market In Phoenix Shows Signs Of Slowing
A November housing report from the real estate firm RE/MAX showed it's still a sellers market in the Phoenix area.
Dec. 24, 2018
Surprise Seeks Applicants For New Community Commission
The city of Surprise is looking for volunteers to serve on its new Veterans, Disability and Human Services Commission.
Dec. 24, 2018
Scottsdale Airport Unveils $27 Million Renovation
Workers tore down the nearly 50-year-old Scottsdale Airport terminal and built an aviation business center. It features a park-like plaza area, public viewing area and new restaurant with views of the McDowell Mountains.
Dec. 24, 2018
Restrictions, Forest Closures Credited For Mild Fire Season
Wildfires are nothing new in Arizona, but this year seemed exceptionally mild. Measures that might have appeared extreme at the time they were implemented proved effective.
Dec. 24, 2018

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