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Small Fire Breaks Out At Tempe Diablo Stadium
A small fire broke out Tuesday at Tempe Diablo Stadium, the spring training home to the Los Angeles Angels. While the field crew was preparing the grounds, a three-wheeler that shapes the pitcher’s mound caught fire.
Mar. 19, 2019
OSIRIS-REx Finds An Asteroid Full Of Surprises
As hoped, scientists found mineral evidence, including magnetite and water-rich clays called phyllosilicates, that water once existed on Bennu's unknown parent asteroid.
Mar. 19, 2019
USDA-NRCS Opens Public Comment On Conservation Practices
“This is an opportunity for agricultural producers, conservation partners and other groups to be able to provide some input on how to basically refine and enhance them, basically improve our practice standards now,” NRCS state public affairs specialist Valentino Reyes said.
Mar. 19, 2019
Why There
No state in the U.S. has an adequate supply of affordable rental housing for extremely low income renters, according to numbers from the National Low Income Housing Coalition released last week.
Mar. 19, 2019
Women Who Helped Shape Arizona
Arizona boasts of many women who’ve made history both here and on the national stage. It’s easy to name the Sandra Day O'Connors and Rose Moffords — but what about those who are lesser known?
Mar. 19, 2019
Why People Believe False Information About Vaccines
Scientists have found that if you repeat a statement enough times, people will start to believe it, which could shed some light on the current crisis we’re seeing around vaccinations in this country.
Mar. 19, 2019
Can Student Athletes Gain More Control?
Last month, Duke University’s freshman superstar men’s basketball player Zion Williamson did something that most of us had never seen. It wasn’t a 360 dunk or a halfcourt swish. He slipped and twisted his knee because his left shoe quite literally came apart.
Mar. 19, 2019
Women Of The West: Part 2, Sister Kathleen Clark
In the series, Women of the West, we explore stories of Arizona women who helped shape their communities and our state’s history. One of those women was Sister Kathleen Clark, who established the first child crisis nursery in the country — Casa de los Niños — in Tucson in 1973.
Mar. 19, 2019
Former Councilman Announces Run For Tempe Mayor
“This is a very pivotal time in Tempe history,” Corey Woods said. “When it comes to economic development and affordable housing and our parks and arts and culture, I felt like this would be a good time for me to come back in.”
Mar. 19, 2019
Avondale Hires First Ever In-House City Attorney
“We’re improving new parks, we’re putting in a new 30,000-square-foot care facility for our seniors and for our Care1st Resource Center," Avondale Mayor Kenn Weise said. "Having an attorney in-house who can kind of help our department heads go through some of the funding and some of the legal questions, having him right there is a big deal for us.”
Mar. 19, 2019
HGTV
The stars of HGTV’s “Home Town” certainly love the beauty of historic homes in the small town of Laurel, Mississippi, where they do their televised renovations. But for them, it’s more about community than refurbished cabinets.
Mar. 19, 2019
Fresh Produce Supplies Running Critically Low For Food Bank
Typically, food banks rely on winter food surpluses from holiday donations and harvests from southern Arizona farms. But unusually cold temperatures this winter have caused critical shortages at those southern farms that normally supply more than 4 million pounds worth of produce each winter to St. Mary's Food Bank.
Mar. 19, 2019
Maricopa Is AZ
Maricopa County is the healthiest county in Arizona, according to new data released on Tuesday. The 2019 County Health Rankings Report also found Apache the least healthy county in the state.
Mar. 19, 2019
California Is Officially Drought Free
Drier winters and limited precipitation have put many areas of the West — including Arizona and California — into serious drought conditions. But the latest numbers show that California is officially drought-free for the first time in a decade.
Mar. 19, 2019
Record Voting In Phoenix Election, More Races To Come
A record number of ballots were cast in last week’s runoff election for Phoenix mayor. On Wednesday, the City Council will officially declare Kate Gallego the winner over Daniel Valenzuela.
More Arizona Politics Coverage
Mar. 19, 2019
AZ Supreme Court May Determine Future Of Marijuana
The Arizona Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case that could have broad implications for the state’s medical marijuana program. Howard Fischer of Capitol Media Services will be in the courtroom, and The Show caught up with him to talk about what's at stake.
Mar. 19, 2019
Valley Metro CEO Advocates For Public Transit In D.C.
The American Public Transportation Association’s legislative conference wraps up today in Washington, D.C. Arizona's Valley Metro CEO Scott Smith attended the conference and joined The Show from D.C. to talk about it.
Mar. 19, 2019
The Takeaway: Some Progress On Native American Voting Rights
In the run-up to last year’s midterm elections, there were a number of reports of voter suppression. Native Americans face certain challenges — including making use of non-traditional addresses — when it comes to registering to vote.
Mar. 19, 2019
The Takeaway: As FBI Headquarters Crumbles In D.C., President Trump
The crumbling J. Edgar Hoover building, the FBI's current headquarters, was scheduled to be replaced by a new complex. But when Donald Trump won the presidency, the move, which had been planned as far back as 2014, was abruptly cancelled.
Mar. 19, 2019
The Pulse: Can EMTs, Paramedics Catch A Break?
If you’ve ever had to call an ambulance or ridden in one, it was probably one of the scariest moments of your life. But to the ambulance workers who sped to the scene, it was one of many calls during another busy day on the road.
Mar. 19, 2019

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