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Who chooses to vote in the United States and why? Political scientist David Nickerson joined us to discuss the research that shows why so many Americans steer clear of the polls on election day.
Aug. 10, 2018
Did you know Tuesday was National Lighthouse Day, and this Friday is National S’mores Day? While there are only 10 federal holidays in the U.S., there are a number of days, weeks and months that are designated as holidays or sponsored events.
Aug. 10, 2018
The first 15 miles of the country’s newest interstate is now open.
Aug. 10, 2018
The Arizona Cardinals, ASU and UA all have brand new head coaches — all three happen to be African-American — and their fans hope the fresh start will help revive their downtrodden teams.
Aug. 9, 2018
A new stock exchange has recently opened in Mexico and it’s looking for American investors. It is Mexico’s second investor’s market.
Aug. 9, 2018
Researchers at University of California, Berkeley, have published a study describing the collapse of the Mojave Desert bird community over the past century due to climate change.
Aug. 9, 2018
The Arizona Attorney General’s Office has announced an indictment against the former business manager of the Western Arizona Vocational Education District.
Aug. 9, 2018
On Thursday, the U.S. Border Patrol named its first female chief in its 94-year history. Carla Provost had been acting chief of U.S. Customs and Border Protection since last April, so her appointment was no surprise. But it is notable, as only about 5 percent of the Border Patrol’s 20,000 agents are women.
Aug. 9, 2018
When a monsoon storm rolls through, there are really two ways to enjoy the spectacle: From inside, looking out — or right smack in the middle. Today, as part of our monsoon series, The Show took visit to the animal kingdom.
Aug. 9, 2018
Tucson’s 4th Avenue sits right in the heart of the city, full of locally-owned businesses in 100-year-old buildings. But right now, this uniquely Tucson district is facing change.
Aug. 9, 2018
The contestants on NBC’s craft show “Making It” prove that creativity is limitless. Hosts Nick Offerman and Amy Poehler encourage a entourage of crafty citizens in a competition show that feels like if the “Great British Bake Off” and “This Old House” had a baby.
Aug. 9, 2018
To say Susan Lisovicz did not think she had cancer is an understatement. She’d been told her excruciating stomach pain was the result of constipation. But, after another trip to the emergency room, a specialist told her the pain was actually Stage 3 ovarian cancer.
Aug. 9, 2018
The Tempe Public Works Department has been roiled by controversy in recent weeks over allegations that two of its managers have created an aggressive and hostile work environment.
Aug. 9, 2018
Democratic Congressman Ruben Gallego from 7th Congressional District is running for reelection to his third term in office. He is being challenged in the primary by former state lawmaker Catherine Miranda. Gallego has become known for his very public criticism of President Donald Trump.
Aug. 9, 2018
Valley fever is primarily found in Arizona and the Central Valley of California — including Bakersfield, California. That limited coverage area may be the reason there hasn’t been enthusiastic support among lawmakers to increase for vaccine research. That may be changing.
Aug. 9, 2018
Attorneys for Texas and six other states told a federal judge in Houston on Wednesday that they’ll continue to incur irreparable harm if the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, isn’t ended right away.
Aug. 9, 2018
Wednesday night’s monsoon storm left thousands of Phoenix-area residents without power and some roads closed due to flooding and trees uprooted. It’s also left a kind of haze over the Valley. Meteorologist Matt Pace explained why.
Aug. 9, 2018
A new survey revealed Arizona's Independent voters are currently leaning left and could fall squarely into Liberal territory after the primary races.
Aug. 9, 2018
Arizonans who bought a VW manufactured between 2009 through 2015 should start checking their mailboxes for a settlement form worth up to $1,000.
Aug. 9, 2018
Listen to the sounds of Matt Grunauer driving a Zamboni at the Ice Den in Scottsdale.
Aug. 9, 2018

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