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Paul Shirley has traveled the world as a professional basketball player. That may sound glamorous, but it also meant he bounced around from team to team and country to country without any real firm commitments about how long he’d be able to last.
Feb. 1, 2018
Three companies – Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase – are banding together to create a non-profit that’ll provide health care for their employees. Joining me to talk about this is Jonathan Ketcham, a professor in the W.P. Carey School of Business at ASU.
Feb. 1, 2018
The Thomas Fire in Southern California was one of the most destructive wildfires in the state’s history. Like any wildfire, it severely damaged the living conditions for wildlife, and many of the animals themselves were burned. So how they can be assisted in recovering? One northern California veterinarian came up with a unique kind of bandage — made from tilapia skin.
Feb. 1, 2018
One year in, and the Trump administration is fighting some of the same battles it waged when first taking office, especially when it comes to immigration, border security and trade agreements. Joining me know to discuss that and other issues pertinent to our region is the White House’s Director of Media Affairs Helen Aguirre Ferre, one of the few Hispanic officials in the Trump administration.
Feb. 1, 2018
To commemorate Arizona’s birthday, we dispatched our reporters far and wide to bring you stories from the region you've probably never heard before. Listen Feb. 5-16, 2018 on KJZZ 91.5.
Feb. 1, 2018
House Majority Whip Kelly Townsend says Rep. Shooter needs to resign, and that if he doesn’t by the time the House convenes later today, she’ll move to have him expelled. Rep. Townsend joins The Show's Mark Brodie to talk about this.
Feb. 1, 2018
The Arizona House has voted to expel a Republican Rep. Don Shooter of Yuma over sexual harassment allegations.
Feb. 1, 2018
The Takeaway: How Unions Fracture Along Economic Lines
As workers in white-collar industries are increasingly unionizing, organizing efforts in lower wage industries have failed. What does this revelation say about the state of the divided American economy? Ruth Milkman, a sociologist of labor and labor movements at CUNY, discusses the divergent trends in union efforts.
Feb. 1, 2018
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery is ready to move forward in the Hamilton High School football sex assault case, but believes not all of the victims have come forward.
Feb. 1, 2018
A Native American lawmaker wants to ban the display of the name or logo of a sports team if any of Arizona's 22 tribes finds it “disparaging.”
Feb. 1, 2018
Breaking from Republican leadership, Majority Whip Kelly Townsend said Wednesday she will vote to expel Rep. Don Shooter if he doesn’t resign.
Feb. 1, 2018
Thousands of Arizona mines have boomed and busted in the state’s history. Now, decades after the heyday, the federal government and scientists are working to keep humans out of abandoned sites while still inviting bats in.
Feb. 1, 2018
The FCC has just issued a March 30 application deadline for internet service providers, in a $2 billion auction, to expand wire line and wireless broadband in unserved rural areas across the country, but it does not include rural tribal lands.
Feb. 1, 2018
Five more city of Phoenix employees have been punished as a result of flooding at Burton Barr Library last summer. The flooding caused an estimated $10 million in damage.
Jan. 31, 2018
A few years ago, some colleges and universities were starting to implement a new model for education: the $10,000 degree. Eric Kelderman, senior reporter at the Chronicle of Higher Education, gives us a sense of where this idea stands now and what it’s future might be.
Jan. 31, 2018
On one hand, e-cigarettes seem to be less harmful than traditional cigarettes. But on the other hand, kids who vape may be more inclined to smoke later on. To help understand the results, The Show's Mark Brodie is joined by Adam Levinthal, director of the University of Southern California Health, Emotion and Addiction Laboratory.
Jan. 31, 2018
Mexicans’ views of Americans have plummeted since the election of Donald Trump. The Show's Lauren Gilger spoke with Christopher Wilson, deputy director of the Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute, about these new findings and what’s next in U.S.-Mexico relations.
Jan. 31, 2018
Four months after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, FEMA announced that emergency food and water services are wrapping up. Joanisabel González, a business reporter at El Nuevo Día, says recovery is uneven at best on the island, though it’s not fully the federal government’s fault for the sluggish pace.
Jan. 31, 2018
A bill making its way through the state Legislature is bringing the debate over states rights and federal land front and center.
Jan. 31, 2018
Is civil discussion the exception in American society today? Are we more likely to wave off or talk over someone who disagrees with us?
Jan. 31, 2018

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