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How A Reporter Helped Rescue 3 Waterlogged Weimaraners
A day in a reporter’s life can be surprising, monotonous, stressful or head-poundingly frustrating. It can also be rewarding, enlightening, educational or heart-touching. And, sometimes, a reporting trip can even turn into a rescue mission.
Oct. 18, 2018
WATCH: 3rd Congressional District Candidates Debate In Tucson
Arizona's 3rd Congressional District candidates, Democratic Rep. Raul Grijalva and Republican Nicolas Pierson, debated Wednesday night in Tucson. Grijalva is the incumbent, having served as the district's representative since 2013. Grijalva is the incumbent, having served as the district's representative since 2013.
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Oct. 17, 2018
Scottsdale School District Will Repair Navajo Elementary
Scottsdale’s Navajo Elementary School will be repaired after a fire closed it shortly after the beginning of the school year. The district’s governing board approved the repair and separate rebuild of Cherokee Elementary School after a five-plus hour meeting.
Oct. 17, 2018
800-Year Tree Ring Study Traces Movement Of Tropical Boundary
For four decades, the northern edge of the tropics has expanded faster than expected, and no one knows exactly why. Now, an 800-year tree-ring study offers new insights into our climate past – and our climate-change future.
Oct. 17, 2018
Q&AZ: Why Don’t More Apartments Offer Recycling?
A 2015 Arizona law bans cities from requiring apartment and condo complexes to recycle. The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality doesn’t track the percentage of apartments and condos that don’t offer recycling, but they do know the impact
Oct. 17, 2018
Study Will Examine I-10 Between Phoenix, Casa Grande
A new study will examine Interstate 10 between Phoenix and Casa Grande. The study will be led by the Maricopa Association of Governments in partnership with the Gila River Indian Community and the Arizona Department of Transportation.
Oct. 17, 2018
Unclaimed Veterans To Be Honored, Interred In Arizona
The Southern Arizona Missing in America Project will honor and inter 33 veterans on Saturday, Oct. 20. The veterans were homeless, unclaimed or indigent.
Oct. 17, 2018
NatGeo Photographer Brings Her Snapshots To Arizona
The images we see of protests around the world, or enlightening environmental scenes, or bonds between humans and endangered species are often brought to us by creative people — photojournalists — who travel into unfamiliar places to bring us these visual stories.
Oct. 17, 2018
Poll Shows Promising Turnout Of Latino Voters
There’s been talk for years in Arizona that the Latino vote here will turn the state blue — or at least a new shade of purple.
Oct. 17, 2018
Fact-Checking The McSally, Sinema Debate
Arizona’s Senate candidates Kyrsten Sinema and Martha McSally sparred over health care during their debate on Monday night. Both candidates made claims about each other’s record on health care.
Oct. 17, 2018
Prop 127 Could Be Most Expensive Campaign In AZ History
The fight over Proposition 127 appears to be on track to set a record in Arizona: the most expensive ballot measure ever — and the money is pouring in from both sides.
Oct. 17, 2018
Colorado River Reservoirs Drop Below 47 Percent Of Capacity
Reservoirs along the Colorado River are at their lowest point since they were filled nearly 40 years ago. And to fill us in on the significance of this new low point is Luke Runyon, who covers the Colorado River with KUNC.
Oct. 17, 2018
Billboards Across Phoenix Remind Residents To Vote
Remember those billboards years ago that were supposed to be messages from God? “Don’t make me come down there” or “we need to talk” they would say. Now some new eye-catching billboards — over 200 of them — are popping up in the Valley with a one-word message: Vote.
Oct. 17, 2018
The Takeaway: Maine Opponent To Medicaid Expansion Given National Position In Trump Administration
As Maine's health commissioner, Mary Mayhew was instrumental in opposing the popular effort to expand Medicaid. Now she's been elevated to a national post.
Oct. 17, 2018
Cooling Phoenix By Hanging Strands Of Rope
There are a lot of ideas for ways to deal with the urban heat island in Phoenix. But here’s one you probably haven’t thought of: a series of pieces of rope hanging over streets or green spaces.
Oct. 17, 2018
Yuma Farmers Careful In Wake Of E. Coli Outbreak
Earlier this year, an E. coli outbreak was linked to romaine lettuce grown in Yuma. The CDC says the pathogen affected more than 200 people. As the new growing season is getting underway, we wanted to check in to see how that outbreak is impacting what farmers are doing now.
Oct. 17, 2018
Several Orgs Push Against Douglas
There has been an ongoing debate over new state education standards based on those of conservative Hillsdale College in Michigan. Now, 17 organizations are speaking out against Douglas’s proposed standards.
Oct. 17, 2018
What
We talked on The Show about the millions of dollars flowing in, both to support and defeat Proposition 127. But the opposition to 127 has focused a lot on the measure’s billionaire funding source — a name we’ve heard a lot.
Oct. 17, 2018
The Takeaway: The Dangers Of Being A Woman And A Journalist
As the story of disappeared Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi continues to unfold, memories of other recent brutal murders of journalists — especially women — loom large for many across the globe.
Oct. 17, 2018
Ducey Backs School Voucher Expansion
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is apparently willing to risk further angering the state's teachers by forcefully backing a measure that would massively expand the state's private school voucher system.
Oct. 17, 2018

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