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Water Thieves Of The West Take Notice: This Sheriff’s Deputy Is Watching
It’s been a hot, dry summer in the Southwest. In farming communities near the Four Corners, water supplies are scarce. And during dry times like these, some people are willing to do just about anything to get more of it - including stealing it. Meet the man who’s tasked with tracking them down. He’s known as “the water sheriff.”
Oct. 1, 2018
Some Men Feel Left Out Of Society In #MeToo Era
The #MeToo movement has shed a light on the experiences of millions of women in the United States, but there is another side to the story, according to Andrew Yarrow. Yarrow spent the last two years talking to hundreds of men who he said are being left out of modern American society.
Oct. 1, 2018
More International Visitors Coming To U.S.
Slightly more international visitors came to the United States in 2017 than the year before. Specifically, there was a 0.7 percent increase from 2016. The biggest gains were from countries including South Korea and Brazil and there was a drop in the number of visitors coming from Mexico.
Oct. 1, 2018
Trucking Companies Pushing For Use Of Federal Standards
Groups representing trucking companies want Congress to pre-empt California from imposing its rules on drivers. It appears, however, that Congress is not going to include the provision, known as the Denham Amendment, in a bill reauthorizing the Federal Aviation Administration.
Oct. 1, 2018
Arizona Prepares For Low Temperatures, Flooding
Hurricane Rosa lost some momentum over the weekend and is now a tropical storm. It brings welcome relief from high temperatures, but much of Arizona is on high alert for more rain and possible flash flooding.
Oct. 1, 2018
Study: U.S. School Funding Linked To Upward Mobility
In America, it’s supposed to be true that we can all achieve more than our parents. In academia it’s called upward mobility, and it’s at the heart of a new study that looks at the generational impact of funding — or under-funding — our schools.
Oct. 1, 2018
How Emergency Managers Harness The Power Of Helpers
When a disaster hits a community — natural or otherwise — there is usually a group of people who follow to help. The assistance can range from search and rescue to rebuilding to organizing food to any number of other activities. This concept is called “mass assault,” and has been around for almost 50 years.
Oct. 1, 2018
Flooding In N. Carolina Waterways Spark Fears Of Pollution
More than two weeks after Hurricane Florence hit the Carolinas with high winds and a storm surge of up to six feet, NASA satellites are tracking the resulting flooding — and the images are stark.
Oct. 1, 2018
What New NAFTA Deal Could Mean For Arizona
After a frantic weekend of last-minute negotiations, Canada will be part of a renegotiated NAFTA deal. The Trump administration said the deal is a “great deal for all countries” and serves as a win for his administration ahead of the midterm elections.
Oct. 1, 2018
Boas Weighs In On Arizona Gubernatorial Debates
The Show regularly checks in with Editorial Board of the Arizona Republic to talk about the big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
Oct. 1, 2018
BBC Look-Ahead: South Korea
There is a pair of interesting elections coming up this weekend: one in South America and the other in Europe. There’s also a climate change meeting taking place this week in South Korea. For more on that and other international stories coming up this week, The Show was joined by BBC’s Rob Hugh Jones.
Oct. 1, 2018
Experts Push Limits Of Science, Tech To Find Life On Exoplanets
Last month, NASA’s new TESS spacecraft discovered its first confirmed exoplanet. As the roster of planets orbiting distant stars approaches 4,000, some scientists are posing the compelling question: Is there life out there?
More Arizona Science News
Oct. 1, 2018
The Takeaway: What Will The Kavanaugh FBI Investigation Look Like?
In emotional testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee last Thursday, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford revealed the details of her accusations of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The FBI is now looking into those allegations and have one week to complete the task.
Oct. 1, 2018
League Of Women Voters AZ Sees Hike In Membership
Women are expected to vote en masses not seen since the 1920's, but don't expect them to vote on a candidate by gender.
Oct. 1, 2018
Arizonans Reacts To Kavanaugh Drama
Arizonans are watching the national Supreme Court drama closely. On Friday, people across the political spectrum reacted to the decision to delay the Senate confirmation vote.
Oct. 1, 2018
Clean Elections Act Supporters Focus On Just Half Of Measure
The Secretary of State’s office sent out voter guides last week with information on what ballot measures voters will see on their November ballot and all of the support statements for Proposition 306 focus on just one aspect of the clean election measure.
Oct. 1, 2018
Pope Francis Names Temporary Leader To Las Cruces Diocese
Pope Francis has appointed the bishop emeritus of the Tucson Diocese to temporarily oversee the Diocese of Las Cruces.
Oct. 1, 2018
The Pulse: Playing Video Games When You Can’t See The Screen
Think about what it’s like to play a racing game, like Need for Speed. You hurtle through busy streets, sometimes at 100 miles per hour. Now imagine doing all that without seeing the screen. Software engineer Karen Stevens says blind gamers explained to her how they do it.
Oct. 1, 2018
Both AZ Candidates For Governor Oppose Prop 126
Proposition 126 is a ballot initiative that would introduce language to the Arizona Constitution forbidding state lawmakers from taxing medical services, child care and even veterinary bills. Arizona lawmakers already can do that now — and have not.
Oct. 1, 2018
A proposed high rise at the Arizona Center is sparking discussion about who can afford to live downtown and how to add workforce housing.
Oct. 1, 2018

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