Pinal County ranks first in the state for cotton, barley and livestock production, according to the Arizona Farm Bureau, among other notable products, but water supplies are also on demand from new developments in the area, and farmers who have held claims for decades are crying foul.
Now it's time to continue a series of conversations with community leaders on important topics of the moment. Today’s conversation is about raising transgender children. For that, The Show brings you these Points of View.
A new survey revealed the startling pervasiveness of sexual violence on 33 university campuses across the country. Over 181,000 students from 33 colleges and universities participated in the survey, including the University of Arizona.
The Navajo Generating Station is shutting down, creating a ripple effect across the region, from the families left searching for jobs to the Grand Canyon where its absence may mean improvements to air quality. Utility reporter Ryan Randazzo has been covering the generating station and what will be left in its wake.
Nearly 20% of Native Americans living on reservations do not have any internet access at home, and more than a third rely on their cellphones to get online. Those are among the findings of a new report assessing tribal technology.
Reporter Susie Armitage explores fake laughter in its natural habitat — comedy open mics. We hear about how up-and-coming comics learn to tell real laughter from fake, and how our evolutionary past explains that ability, along with our tendency to chuckle when things aren’t remotely funny.
Over the weekend, news broke that a video with the President’s face superimposed on the body of a man assaulting journalists, politicians, and activists in the so-called “Church of Fake News” was played at a conference for Trump supporters at the President's resort in Doral.
Some Arizona mine workers walked off the job Monday. This comes after they voted overwhelmingly to strike against unfair labor practices. About 2,000 hourly workers at five Asarco locations in Arizona and Texas voted for the strike on Friday, according to the United Steelworkers Union.
Arizona lawmakers plan to spend at least $125,000 to learn why parents say they are being forced to wait to use state-funded vouchers on private and parochial schools. Parents' complaints of long waits and unanswered phone calls have prompted the formal audit.
The latest agriculture census was released earlier this year by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. It details all the types of farms and farmers in America and breaks down the data by congressional district in each state. One district in Arizona has more Native American farmers than any other in the country.
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Military police in southern Mexico stopped and forced back a caravan of several hundred migrants — mostly from Haiti and African countries — who were attempting to reach the U.S. by foot over the weekend.
The state-imposed moratorium on electricity shut-offs ends Tuesday. People who could not afford their electric bills over the hot summer will now have to begin repaying those bills — although not all at once.
The world of aerospace has traditionally been male-dominated, but there are signs that may be changing. Anette Karlsson, a Swedish national, is taking the helm at Arizona’s Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, the first woman to do so.