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Pulse: Combining The Power Of Sport, Surf And Volunteerism
In August, I spent a picture-perfect day in Wildwood, New Jersey, for “They Will Surf Again,” a free, one-day event that helps people with disabilities go surfing. The overhead comment of the day: “I got my inner mermaid on! It’s a feeling that you’ve never felt before if you’re not disabled.”
Sep. 11, 2018
AZ Governor Race Focuses On Border, Hispanic Heritage
The head of the local Border Patrol union is telling Hispanics they should not support David Garcia for governor simply because he also is Latino.
Sep. 11, 2018
Changing Woman, Part 4: The Mother
Jeneda Benally is making music that empowers indigenous youth because she wants her daughters to grow up in a world where they feel strong and powerful. She and her brother just released an album called “Fight Like A Woman.”
Part One | Part Two | Part Three | Hear The Podcast
Sep. 11, 2018
Q&AZ: What Does The Word
No, it isn’t Spanish for “arid zone,” and the word either comes from the Tohono O'odham tribe or all the way from Basque country.
Sep. 10, 2018
Legal Groups Call For Immigration Court To Be Own System
The national union for immigration judges wants those judges and their corresponding court system to be pulled out from the Department of Justice.
Sep. 10, 2018
Tempe Healing Field Honoring Victims Of 9/11
The 3,000 flags and boots are a tribute to the lives lost 17 years ago, and the scene is striking to Tempe resident Cathy Comer.
Sep. 10, 2018
ASU No. 1 In Innovation For Fourth Straight Year
Arizona State University has been named No. 1 in innovation by U.S. News and World Report for the fourth year in a row.
Sep. 10, 2018
Hopi Tribe Starts Trial Tuesday To Adjudicate Water Rights
The first in a series of trials looking at water rights for the Hopi Tribe starts on Tuesday.
Sep. 10, 2018
New Brain Cancer Center Opens In Phoenix
A new cancer center at Barrow Neurological Institute is looking for a cure for brain cancers like glioblastoma, the disease that took the life of Sen. John McCain.
Sep. 10, 2018
AZ AG Takes Action Against Purdue Pharma Again
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich Monday took legal action against Purdue Pharma, the manufacturer of the prescription opioid painkiller OxyContin.
Sep. 10, 2018
Phoenix To Honor Lives Lost On 9/11 17th Anniversary
Phoenix prepares to honor those who lost their lives 17 years ago on 9/11.
Sep. 10, 2018
Dominic Lanza Appointed To Federal Bench In AZ
The U.S. Senate confirmed a new judge to the federal bench in Arizona. Dominic Lanza, who is currently a federal prosecutor, has prosecuted some storied cases in Arizona’s recent past.
Sep. 10, 2018
Sewage Leak Threatens Border Town Of Naco
The town of Naco, Arizona, on watch for sewage creeping over the border line from Mexico.
Sep. 10, 2018
Former Valley Metro CEO Admits To Misusing Public Funds
The former CEO of Valley Metro plead guilty to a class five felony Monday. Stephen Banta has admitted to misusing the organization’s money.
Sep. 10, 2018
Homeless Veterans Can Now Benefit From Waived MVD Fees
Without a driver’s license or state ID, it can be difficult for homeless veterans to get back on their feet. A policy change at the Arizona Department of Transportation aims to help.
Sep. 10, 2018
Record Heat Takes Twice As Many Lives Than A Decade Ago
Maricopa County's heat related death toll rises to 174 cases, twice as many cases than seen in 2006.
Sep. 10, 2018
GOP Told Nixon To Resign — Will They Do That To Trump?
Comparisons between the Trump and Nixon administrations have been happening since early 2017. Nixon ultimately left the White House when some of his fellow Republicans let him know he no longer had much support. Is there an appetite in the GOP to tell Trump something similar?
Sep. 10, 2018
Algorithm Finds The Most Danceable Hit Songs
Almost everyone has that one song that always gets them up and dancing — no matter what. And not surprisingly, the songs that make us move are often hits. But just what makes a song catchy enough to top the charts?
Sep. 10, 2018
New Drugs May Allow Transplants With Hep C Organs
When a patient is told they need a kidney transplant, the clock starts ticking. Many opioid victims are dying and leaving behind healthy organs, which, increasingly, are infected with Hepatitis C. But now, new drugs are permitting patients to receive organs from Hep C-positive donors.
Sep. 10, 2018
BBC Look-Ahead: Whaling Commission In Brazil
The International Whaling Commission got underway in Brazil this week. For more on that and other international stories coming up this week, The Show was joined by Rob Hugh Jones at the BBC.
Sep. 10, 2018

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