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Boas: How Democrats Came To Dominate California Politics
The Show regularly checks in with Editorial Board of the Arizona Republic to talk about the big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
Mar. 4, 2019
How
Sybil Francis, president and CEO of the Center for the Future of Arizona, spoke with The Show about "progress meters," as she calls them, and what that knowledge can do for the state.
Mar. 4, 2019
How Safe Is Sunscreen? We Don
Sunscreen has become an all-important, ubiquitous product that just about everyone uses. But how do we know if sunscreen is safe? Turns out, we don’t. But now the FDA is taking a big step to changing just that.
Mar. 4, 2019
BBC Look-Ahead: Opposition Returns To Venezuela
The ongoing political saga in Venezuela has taken another step. The opposition politician Juan Guaido, the man many countries — including the United States — consider the legitimate interim president of Venezuela, has returned there on Monday, risking arrest by the current administration.
Mar. 4, 2019
Phoenix Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church Gets New Pastor
The congregation of Pilgrim’s Rest Baptist Church is the heartbeat of the African American Christian community in Phoenix. But, last year, the community suffered a sudden loss when longtime pastor Bishop Alexis A. Thomas passed away suddenly at the age of 50.
Mar. 4, 2019
More Young People Getting Arrested Than Previous Generations
New research from the RAND Corporation finds young people in this country, across all demographics, are much more likely to be arrested than previous generations. Some of the demographics seeing the biggest increase are white men and women.
Mar. 4, 2019
Ex-CIA Director Criticizes Trump
Former CIA Director John Brennan has been consistently willing to challenge President Trump’s negativity toward the intelligence community. Brennan was in Arizona last week as part of ASU’s Barrett Honors College’s John J. Rhodes Lecture.
Mar. 4, 2019
What
Committee agendas will pick up again this week at the Arizona Capitol, after last week’s work focused on sending bills from one chamber to the other. For our weekly look-ahead at what to expect at 1700 W. Washington St., Katie Campbell of the Arizona Capitol Times joined The Show.
Mar. 4, 2019
Phoenix Church Scramble To Help Asylum Seekers
For months, Immigration and Customs Enforcement has been dropping off busloads of Central American migrants who’ve been granted temporary asylum in the U.S. at churches. But this weekend, there were more asylum seekers than volunteers had been told to expect.
Mar. 4, 2019
School Student Spending Down In 2018
Arizona school districts are spending a little more than half of their dollars on instruction, but since 2004, the amount the state spends on instruction has dropped more than 4.5 percent.
Mar. 4, 2019
New Policing Plan Offered By Penzone In Profiling Lawsuit
Immigrant rights advocates oppose a move by Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone to replace a plan to remedy his office's longstanding problems with biased treatment of Latino motorists with a new plan that emphasizes community policing.
Mar. 4, 2019
Moms Group Wants Changing Stations For Babies And Adults
It started out as a bill that would require changing tables for babies to be installed in some public restrooms. But a group of Arizona mothers who have children with disabilities are trying to require universal changing tables that would serve both babies and adults.
Mar. 4, 2019
The Takeaway: Thousands Of Children Complained Of Sexual Abuse In Immigrant Detention
Last week, the House Judiciary Committee held a hearing to address the origins of the administration’s “zero tolerance” policy that led to family separation at the border. Officials also responded to documents which recorded thousands of sexual abuse and sexual harassment complaints.
Mar. 4, 2019
Why The Drought Contingency Plan ‘Deadlines’ Don’t Tell The Full Story
As Arizona and other Colorado River states move ever closer to finishing the Drought Contingency Plan to boost Lake Mead, the federal government is moving forward on a parallel track. That path would create a federal plan in case the states don’t finish by the deadline. But what is the deadline?
Climatologist: Recent Snow, Rain Likely Not Enough To Head Off Drought
Mar. 4, 2019
Q&AZ: What Is The Mogollon Rim?
As Arizona celebrates the Grand Canyon National Park’s centennial, one listener wanted to know more about another of Arizona’s signature features — the Mogollon Rim.
Mar. 4, 2019
"Saturday Night Live" took a few jabs at Republican members who oversaw Wednesday's hearing of convicted presidential attorney Michael Cohen, with Arizona's Rep. Paul Gosar among them.
Mar. 4, 2019
Ducey: No Need to Cut Back On Growing Cotton
Experts say Arizona will have to cut water use drastically. Nearly 70 percent of all water used in the state goes to agriculture. Gov. Doug Ducey says he sees no reason for farmers to give up growing cotton in the desert.
Mar. 4, 2019
Kroger Extends Visa Credit Card Ban To Smith
In 2018, Kroger Co. stopped accepting Visa in its Foods Co. stores, and next month, the ban is expanding to its 142 Smith’s Food and Drug Stores across seven states, including four stores in northern Arizona.
Mar. 4, 2019
AZ Education Investment Improving, But Still Low
For the second year in a row, classroom spending in Arizona has improved. However, a recent audit shows there's still plenty of work to be done to meet the national average.
Mar. 4, 2019
5 Seniors Who Are Redefining Retirement Years
AARP calls them “age disruptors.” People over the age 50 who are finding ways to reinvent themselves. For some, that reason is financial. For others, it’s purpose. Meet some of Arizona’s very own age disruptors.
Mar. 4, 2019

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