When we think of plastic in the ocean, we tend to think of it floating on the surface. Maybe you’ve heard of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, and envision an island-sized carpet of trash floating in the middle of the sea? In fact, it’s so much more than that.
On Friday, the Trump administration increased tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports, from 10 percent to 25 percent. Goods made from imported aluminum and steel are being hit twice — after also being tariffed last year. For Arizona grocery stores, the additional aluminum tariff is a dent in the canned beverage business.
Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has seen a record number of tick-borne diseases. That's spurred the CDC to launch a new protocol for recognizing a strain found here in the Southwest.
Jeff Bezos has announced long-term plans for his space company Blue Origin, and Arizona State University will be along for the ride. The Amazon founder advocates going to space to save Earth, a vision that includes a permanent moon presence, off-world mining and eventual space habitats.
Two seats were left open when Kate Gallego left her District 8 City Council seat to run for the office and District 5 Rep. Daniel Valenzuela left his seat to run against her. The Show invited each candidate to talk about issues important in their districts ahead of the May 21 runoff election.
Detective Sabrina Taylor is the Crisis Intervention Team training coordinator for Phoenix Police. Her team brings every stakeholder to the table — from law enforcement and behavioral health professionals to advocates — to address the problem.