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U.S. Government Pulls FEMA Money For Increased Border Detentions
The administration informed Congress it will move more than $270 million from agencies like FEMA to spend on detention bed space and to provide for temporary asylum hearings.
Aug. 28, 2019
Security Talks Start Between US Ambassador, Mexican Authorities
The new ambassador of the U.S. in Mexico officially started his duties. He’s been meeting with Mexican authorities with a main topic: binational security.
Aug. 28, 2019
UA To Provide New Scholarships For STEM Transfers From Pima Community College
The University of Arizona is making it easier for transfer students from Pima Community College to pursue bachelor’s degrees in STEM fields. That’s thanks in part to a grant from the National Science Foundation.
Aug. 28, 2019
The Year Lake Powell Almost Overflowed
Considering the long term drought in the Southwest and how water levels have lowered significantly in Lake Mead and Lake Powell, it may be hard to believe that, in the early 1980s, Powell almost overflowed and nearly caused monumental damage to Glen Canyon Dam.
Aug. 28, 2019
Labor Department Looks To Expand Religious Exemptions
Religious freedom and religion-related exemptions have become more high-profile topics since President Trump took office in 2017. Last week, the spotlight was shining on a new Labor Department move to expand religious exemptions for federal contractors.
Aug. 28, 2019
NHL Star  Matthews Teases Fans In ASU Hockey Video
Toronto Maple Leafs star and Scottsdale native Auston Matthews got Coyotes and ASU Hockey fans excited when he appeared in a video showing off ASU's new gold jersey in Tempe.
Aug. 28, 2019
Scottsdales Culinary Scene Attracting World-Renowned Chefs
Scottsdale has long been known as a great food town, but now they’re getting a boost from some big-name chefs from out of town.
Aug. 28, 2019
Tucson Dems Choose Regina Romero To Run For Mayor
Tucson Democrats selected Regina Romero as their choice to run for mayor in the November election. She beat two other challengers, including former state Sen. Steve Farley. The city council woman will face independent candidate Ed Ackerley in the upcoming vote.
Aug. 28, 2019
Phoenix Leaders React To Rejection Of Props. 105, 106
Phoenix voters overwhelmingly rejected two recent ballot measures. Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego, who opposed the propositions, and Scot Mussi, president of the Arizona Free Enterprise Club, who supported them, joined The Show to talk about the votes.
Aug. 28, 2019
NWS: This Summer May Be Third Hottest On Record
Wednesday begins the ninth excessive heat warning in the Phoenix area this year — and the National Weather Service is predicting this summer will wrap up the third hottest on record.
Aug. 28, 2019
In recent years, almost half of teachers investigated after allegations of sexual misconduct voluntarily surrendered their teaching certifications. In part three of the series, a report on the case of a Mesa teacher accused of a yearslong sexual relationship with a teenage student.
Aug. 28, 2019
Phoenix Election Results: Clear Defeat For Light Rail, Pension Propositions
Preliminary results show a proposition to stop light rail expansion failing by almost 25 percentage points and a proposition that would change city spending based on pension funding failing by more than 30 percentage points.
Phoenix Leaders React
Aug. 27, 2019
AZ Lawmaker, Counselor: Education Key To Stopping Child Sex Abuse
Arizona Sen. Paul Boyer fought to pass a bill that gives victims of child sex abuse more time to sue their abusers and the institutions that may have enabled them. Boyer and past chair of the Arizona School Counselors Association Janine Menard joined The Show to talk about how the conversation on protecting children from abuse continues.
Aug. 27, 2019
Schools Can Apply For Funds To Hire Officers, Counselors
Arizona’s latest budget includes $20 million additional dollars for the School Safety Program and expands it to include counselors and social workers — 114 schools currently use the program to pay school resource officers.
Aug. 27, 2019
New Website Aims To Bring AZ Residents In On Push To Ratify USMCA
Convincing Congress to pass a reboot of the North American trade deal was a major focus when the governors of Arizona and Sonora met in June. The Arizona-Mexico Commission has just launched a new website aimed at getting the public more involved in the effort.
Aug. 27, 2019
Arizona Corporation Commission Reacts To APS Settlement
Commissioner Justin Olson said that commissioners need answers to what happened in Stephanie Pullman's case — her power was shut off on a 107-degree day after someone paid only $125 of her $176 bill — to determine what regulations to put in place when similar situations arise in the future.
Aug. 27, 2019
APS Settles With Family Of Dead Woman Whose Power It Shut Off
Arizona Public Service has settled with the family of a Sun City woman who died last September after her power was shut off by the state’s largest utility on a 107 degree day.
Aug. 27, 2019
Deal Reached In Mexican Natural Gas Pipeline Dispute
Mexico’s June announcement that it wanted to review a number of natural gas pipeline contracts rattled investors. But this week a deal was announced.
Aug. 27, 2019
Republic Services Sued Over Contract Changes
Phoenix-based Republic Services, the second-largest waste management company in the country, is being sued by a county in New Jersey over contract renegotiation.
Aug. 27, 2019
New Arizona Laws Take Effect On Tuesday
Starting Tuesday in Arizona, state lottery winners have the power to keep their names confidential, scooter fans have the same rights — and responsibilities — as cyclists and you can practice your nunchuck skills with abandon.
Aug. 27, 2019

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