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Untold Arizona: Ancient Ground Stones
Arizona has only been a state for about 100 years, but people of course have been living in this region for thousands. This is evident in the ground stones they left behind.
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Apr. 11, 2019
Untold Arizona: Why
Arizona’s warm climate, financial incentives and varied geography have long attracted filmmakers to the state. The 1955 movie-musical "Oklahoma!" was filmed in the San Rafael Valley, a small patch of land in southern Arizona about 40 miles east of Nogales.
📷 An Aerial View Of The San Rafael Valley
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Apr. 11, 2019
Even In Arid West, Federal Rule Change For Waterways Matters
Big Arizona waterways like the Salt River fall under the federal Clean Water Act, as do some of their tributaries. But exactly which tributaries are covered by the Act has led to many legal fights since it first passed in 1972. The latest battle is over a rollback of rules from the Obama administration that defined a so-called “Water of the United States.”
Apr. 11, 2019
What Can YouTube Do To Curb Extremist And Questionable Content?
Some of the largest tech companies in the world — such as Facebook and Twitter — have faced dramatic criticism for not doing enough to crackdown on questionable content. YouTube also falls into that category, as critics argue, for not doing enough to address extremist views in videos
Apr. 10, 2019
Elder Law Attorneys Needed As Aging Population Grows
As the population grows older, more attorneys are practicing elder law. That’s according to an article in the American Bar Association Journal. But that trend isn’t being seen in Arizona.
Apr. 10, 2019
Study Says Economic Impact Of Violence Reaches A Historic High In Mexico
According to a new study, Mexico had one of its most violent years in 2018. The lack of peace had a historic high impact on the country’s economy, costing $268 billion. But the new government has an opportunity to change that.
Apr. 10, 2019
Mexican Officials Stopping Migrants From Heading North
For years, migrants hoping to reach the southern border of the United States have crossed by land from Central America and into Mexico. Fronteras Desk senior field correspondent Jorge Valencia traveled from KJZZ’s Mexico City Bureau to Mexico's southern border this week.
Apr. 10, 2019
Study Will Test CBD Gel
A study will soon be underway to see if an experimental CBD gel, which does not contain psychoactive properties, could help treat some common behaviors in children and adolescents with a condition known as Fragile X syndrome.
Apr. 10, 2019
Arizona First State To Match Job Licenses For New Residents
Arizona will allow doctors, manicurists, home inspectors and just about anyone else who needs a license to do their job to work in the state if they're already licensed elsewhere.
Apr. 10, 2019
What
U.S. foreign policy has been less predictable during the Trump administration, or at least it has seemed less cohesive thanks to President Donald Trump's tweets and rhetoric.
Apr. 10, 2019
Arizona House Votes To Repeal LGBTQ Curriculum Law
The Arizona House on Wednesday approved a repeal of an Arizona law that restricts how educators can talk about LGBTQ relationships in health classes.
Apr. 10, 2019
Ducey Says Immigration System Is At
Gov. Doug Ducey says the system for processing immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border is broken. Shortly after the U.S. Border Patrol tweeted it apprehended 113,797 families in the first three months of this year, already surpassing all of 2018, Ducey blamed the crisis on federal laws he said he believes incentivizes people to seek asylum.
Apr. 10, 2019
Rights Groups Call For Blacklisting Of Trump Administration Officials
Wednesday is Kirstjen Nielsen’s last day as head of the Department of Homeland Security. Nielsen resigned on Sunday, becoming the latest member of the Trump administration to resign or be fired. Her departure also places her on a so-called "blacklist" created by civil rights and immigration groups.
Apr. 10, 2019
Kingman Police Have Deployed Narcan 6 Times
In 2016, the Kingman Police Department became the first in the state to equip its officers with Narcan. Since then, many more police departments across the state have also started carrying the drug.
Apr. 10, 2019
Pedestrian Safety Continues To Be An Issue In Arizona
In 2017, the Governors Highway Safety Association said Arizona was fifth in the nation for most pedestrian deaths. By 2018, we were No. 1. The Show talked about the issue with C.J. Hager, director of Vitalyst Healthy Community Policies, a project that advocates for better, safer street design.
Apr. 10, 2019
Teachers Don
One year ago this month, educators around the state were wearing red and ramping up to what would become the largest teacher walkout in state history. Now, the teachers behind the #RedForEd movement say the state has not done enough.
Apr. 10, 2019
Arizona Businesses Navigate International Uncertainty
The U.S. Census Bureau says, in 2017, Arizona’s exports totaled nearly $21 billion. But there is now economic uncertainty with three major trading partners: Mexico, China and the UK.
Apr. 10, 2019
With DCP Through Congress, Some For Water Conservation
The Drought Contingency Plan aims to help deal with a water shortage if one is declared, but the DCP does not really take on the issue of water conservation. To talk more about this, The Show reached out to John Shepard, senior director of programs with the Sonoran Institute.
Apr. 10, 2019
Judge: APS Rate Hikes Aren
APS rates are not too high, according to the opinion of a judge released on Tuesday. To break this down, The Show was joined by Arizona Republic reporter Ryan Randazzo, who wrote about this opinion.
Apr. 10, 2019
The Takeaway: Trump Administration Goes To Court To Denaturalize U.S. Citizen
In 2017, the Department of Justice filed complaints against three men the government claims lied in order to gain U.S. citizenship. Now, if the DOJ is able to denaturalize the men it filed complaints against, the federal government can potentially broaden its efforts to target what the government sees as citizenship fraud.
Apr. 10, 2019

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