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Canadian Company Acquires Helium Rich Arizona Land
Earlier this month, about 4,000 acres of federal land in northern Arizona were put up for auction for oil and gas development.
Sep. 18, 2018
The Takeaway: As Detroit Schools Shut Down Water Over Lead Concerns, Contamination Points To A National Crisis
In Detroit, drinking water was shut off across all 106 public schools, when new test results showed elevated levels of copper and lead. While officials map out a long-term solution, students are left drinking bottled water supplied by the district.
Sep. 18, 2018
Canals Could Become Economic Engines For Valley
As the weather starts to get a bit cooler, at least in the morning and evening, you might start to see more and more walkers, joggers, cyclists, dog walkers and other people along the canals that run through the Phoenix area.
Sep. 18, 2018
U.S. Foreign-Born Population At Historic High
While so much of the rhetoric around immigration has to do with protecting our southern border, a new analysis by the Pew Research Center shows that, in recent years, Asia has surpassed Latin America as the largest source of newly arrived U.S. immigrants.
Sep. 18, 2018
Aid Group Director Concerned Over Refugee Reduction Announcement
Aaron Rippenkroeger, executive director of the International Rescue Committee, which aids refugees, joined The Show to share his concerns over Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's announcement.
Sep. 18, 2018
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Plans to conduct two nationwide FEMA tests on Thursday have been put off a couple of weeks to October 3rd.
Sep. 18, 2018
The Pulse: Reconsidering Hormone Replacement Therapy
In 1966, a gynecologist published a book that said when women lose their ability to get pregnant, their bodies stop producing estrogen. And his take was that, when women’s estrogen dries up, they do too. These days, the official advice is is the complete opposite.
Sep. 18, 2018
The Takeaway: Sexual Assault Allegation Against Brett Kavanaugh Could Derail Confirmation Process
On Sunday, The Washington Post published an interview with Christine Blasey Ford, who alleges that Judge Brett Kavanaugh assaulted her at a party when the two of them were teenagers in the early 1980s.
Sep. 18, 2018
Neo-Luddite Movement Grows
During the Industrial Revolution, some textile workers, called Luddites, rebelled against the machines replacing them. Today, in a world of Russian hacking and tracking and targeted ads, there is a new wave of luddites who view technology with a healthy dose of skepticism.
Sep. 18, 2018
What Does Treason Mean In Modern America?
More than once, President Donald Trump has invoked the word "treason" on his Twitter feed — including in reference to whichever member of his administration wrote the recent anonymous Op-Ed in The New York Times.
Sep. 18, 2018
Cochise County Declares Sewage Leak State Of Emergency
Sewage continues to leak over the Mexico–Arizona border after nine days of trying to contain it.
Sep. 18, 2018
Modern Technology Raises Ethical Questions
Staying connected to the world, work and family is easier than ever — if a little tiring — thanks to technological advances in smartphones, smart speakers and search engines. But changes are so rapid now that huge questions keep popping up — especially ethical questions.
Sep. 18, 2018
Lucid Motors Could Be Making Its Way To The Valley
A major cash investment, made via the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia, is intended to provide the needed capital allowing Lucid Motors to complete its Arizona manufacturing facility.
Sep. 18, 2018
Puente Says Migrants On Hunger Strike, ICE Denies
According to a human rights organization Puente, one hundred migrants in detention are on a hunger strike.
Sep. 18, 2018
Talking Stick Resort Set To Reopen
Talking Stick Resort plans to reopen on Monday, more than a month after monsoon storm flooding closed the hotel and casino.
Sep. 18, 2018
Scottsdale Progress Relaunches With Smaller Staff, Big Aspirations
The first issue of Scottsdale’s hometown newspaper published in 1948 — before the city was even officially a city. The last iteration of the Scottsdale Progress ended in 2009. The paper relaunched Sunday, Sept. 16 — an anomaly in an era of shrinking local news coverage.
Sep. 18, 2018
ADOT Sells Excess Land For $28.7M
The Arizona Department of Transportation has made the largest sale of excess property in its history. ADOT sold a piece of land along the I-10 in Phoenix for $28.7 million.
Sep. 17, 2018
AZ Dept. Of Forestry And Fire Management Goes To NC
An all-hazard team from Arizona is helping first responders in North Carolina deal with the aftermath of Tropical Storm Florence.
Sep. 17, 2018
Brnovich Breaks Silence On Cellphone Consumer Fraud Investigation
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich spoke out for the first time about his investigation into a major search engine company's possible violation of the Consumer Protection Act.
Sep. 17, 2018
Program Requires Mexican Teachers To Learn English
Future Mexican teachers are being required to learn English to earn their degree, no matter what subject they plan to teach. The new requirement is part of a a push for students in Mexico to learn English in school.
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Sep. 17, 2018

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