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Discussing the week in news with Former Tempe Mayor Hugh Hallman and longtime pollster Mike O’Neil, host of the radio program the Think Tank.
Oct. 26, 2018
AZ Supreme Court Releases Details On #InvestInEd Vote
Eight weeks after the Invest in Education ballot initiative was kicked off the ballot, the details on the Arizona Supreme Court’s opinion have been released. The court voted 5-2 to strike the proposition that would have raised taxes to help fund public education.
Oct. 26, 2018
Why Do We Use Movie Quotes To Communicate?
On Oct. 3 — which is “Mean Girls” Day — Tina Fey, who wrote the movie, attended a ceremony in New York to rename a portion of 52nd Street "W. Fetch Street." This got Julie Himberg wondering, why is it that we use movie quotes to communicate?
Oct. 26, 2018
AZ Supreme Court Confirms 5-2 Vote Against Invest In Ed
At the end of August, the state Supreme Court ruled the Invest in Ed measure could not appear on the ballot. On Friday, the court released its full opinion, including the actual vote count among justices. On Friday, the court released its full opinion, including the actual vote count among justices.
Oct. 26, 2018
Phoenix Rising Looks To Continue Playoff Run
Phoenix Rising Football Club is hosting Swope Park Rangers, from Kansas City, Friday night, in the United Soccer League’s Western Conference Semi-finals. That’s the team that knocked Phoenix Rising out in the first round of the USL playoffs last year.
Oct. 26, 2018
Author Travels U.S. To Find Out
A couple of years ago, Ted Dintersmith embarked on a cross-country trip. His goal was to raise awareness of the need to reimagine our country’s education system and to learn about some of the innovative ways teachers, students and school district administrators are trying to do that.
Oct. 26, 2018
Arizona Summit Law School Presents Closure Plan
Officials at the Arizona Summit Law School have presented a plan to state regulators which will involve the closing of the state’s only private law school. Anne Ryman, who covers higher education for the Arizona Republic and azcentral, joined The Show to talk about it.
Oct. 26, 2018
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Authorities announced this morning they have arrested a man they say is connected to the nearly one-dozen packages mailed to Democratic leaders containing what appeared to be homemade pipe bombs.
Oct. 26, 2018
Phoenix Saturated With Political Ads Before Elections
Unless you completely avoid television or the internet, you’ve no doubt felt saturated by the number of political ads during this current election cycle.
Oct. 26, 2018
Costs For Long-Term Care Growing In Arizona, U.S.
The cost of long-term care is going up according to a report by Genworth, an insurance company. The company has been looking at long term care costs for 15 years, and the numbers indicate that growing old can be costly.
Oct. 26, 2018
Where To Dispose Of Unused Prescription Medication
On Saturday police officers and public health officials across the country are putting out large, metal bins in parking lots, under tents and in the lobbies of public libraries. By the end of the day they hope the bins are filled to the brim with an assortment of pills.
Oct. 26, 2018
The Takeaway: Early Voting
Election day is less than two weeks away, but lots of people have already cast their ballots. All but 13 states have some form of early voting this year and as of earlier this week, more than 10 million people had voted early.
Oct. 26, 2018
Valley Costume Shop Celebrates Last Halloween
Easley’s Fun Shop has been in business since 1947 in Phoenix, but the family-run costume store has announced it will be closing its doors by the end of the year.
Oct. 26, 2018
Phoenix Mayor’s Race: 2 City Hall Insiders, 2 Outsiders
Voters in the nation’s fifth-largest city have four choices for their next mayor. The candidates can be divided between City Hall insiders and outsiders. Democrats Kate Gallego and Daniel Valenzuela are former council members while Republican Moses Sanchez and Libertarian Nicholas Sarwark have never been elected in Phoenix.
Oct. 26, 2018
Special Attorneys To Prosecute Crimes Against Native Women
The Office on Violence against Women at the Department of Justice will provide funding for a special prosecutor to focus on crimes against women in the Salt River Pima Indian Community.
Oct. 25, 2018
Chicago Man Accused Of Threatening Sen. Flake Indicted
A Chicago man accused of threatening Sen. Jeff Flake will face federal charges in Arizona. A grand jury in Arizona indicted the man.
Oct. 25, 2018
Shelter Settlement To Impact Workers, School District
Hundreds of people in Arizona could lose their jobs due to a ripple effect from the legal settlement between the operator of shelters for undocumented immigrant children and a state agency.
Oct. 25, 2018
ASU Study: Umpire Calls Might Be Better Than Fans Think
With the World Series in full swing, the subject of fair calls is top-of-mind for every fan of the Great American Pastime. But a new study suggests the umpire might not be as blind as some fans would like to believe.
Oct. 25, 2018
Race Pits Educator Against Established Lawmaker
Incumbent Superintendent Diane Douglas lost her re-election bid to former California Congressman Frank Riggs in the five-way Republican primary. Democrat and recent educator Kathy Hoffman beat out David Schapira, former Tempe City Councilman and state legislator in her primary.
Oct. 25, 2018
Doubts On Arizona
The Pentagon is reportedly preparing to send 800 soldiers to the U.S.-Mexico border. This comes in response to a Tweet from President Donald Trump Thursday morning who warned of a "national emergency" at the border.
Oct. 25, 2018

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