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McSally Says Cross-Border Trade, Travel Should Continue
President Donald Trump threatened to close the border this week over immigration, but Arizona Sen. Martha McSally said Monday morning trade and travel should continue.
Apr. 1, 2019
Higher Wildland Fire Activity Predicted For Parts Of Arizona
Wildland fire forecasters are predicting some higher activity for parts of Arizona. The state Department of Forestry and Fire Management will brief Gov. Doug Ducey and his executive staff Monday on this year's fire season outlook.
Apr. 1, 2019
Game And Fish Collects Animals Killed By Cars, Poachers For Tribes
Arizona Native American tribes on the hunt for animal hides, antlers, teeth and other parts for cultural and religious use have a unique new resource: the state's wildlife agency.
Apr. 1, 2019
AZ Democratic Congressional Members Vow To Fight  Border Closure
Arizona’s congressional Democrats have warned President Donald Trump’s plan to shut down the U.S. border is unconstitutional. U.S. Rep. Ruben Gallego said punishing immigrants at the peril of all legal traffic cuts off the U.S. from Central American trade.
Apr. 1, 2019
From Valeting Cars To Running Phoenix-Area
Odds are, if you’re talking on a “landline” phone these days, it’s actually what’s called VOIP — or voice-over-protocol, which means that your call is really being hosted over the internet. One of the first companies to do this was founded in Arizona. Nextiva is based in Scottsdale and was started in 2007 by Tomas Gorny.
Apr. 1, 2019
Phil Boas On The Jussie Smollett Case
The case of actor Jussie Smollett in Chicago has intensified discussion of racism in the time of President Trump's administration. Arizona Republic Editorial Director Phil Boas joined The Show for his weekly appearance to talk about the column he wrote about the Jussie Smollett case.
Apr. 1, 2019
What Would Be The Effects Of A Border Shutdown?
Last Friday, President Donald Trump threatened to shut down the U.S.-Mexico border if Mexico didn't immediately stop illegal immigration. If the president were to close the southern border, it would likely have major implications for Arizona, as well as the rest of the country.
Apr. 1, 2019
Charter Schools CEO On Reform Efforts, Lack Of Action At Capitol
Charter schools in Arizona have been under the microscope in recent years — as investigations have revealed insider deals, high closure rates and owners making millions.
Apr. 1, 2019
BBC Look-Ahead: U.S., China Trade Talks To Continue
The next round of trade talks between the U.S. and China is expected this week. For more on that and other international stories coming up this week, The Show was joined by BBC’s Pooneh Ghoddoosi.
Apr. 1, 2019
Phoenix Mayor Urges Residents To Be Counted In Census
Arizona officials are starting the one year countdown to the 2020 Census, and they want to use that year to tell residents why it’s important that they’re counted.
Apr. 1, 2019
Buckhorn Baths Could Be Getting Makeover
The mineral baths at Buckhorn Baths in Mesa lured the New York Giants west, eventually followed by other teams. The hotel and baths in 1939, but both have since closed. So what’s next for the property?
Apr. 1, 2019
McSally Hosting Discussion On Surge Of Migrants Into Arizona
U.S. Sen. Martha McSally has organized a roundtable discussion on the recent surge of migrants being apprehended and released into Arizona communities. She's hosting Monday's event in downtown Phoenix.
Apr. 1, 2019
APS Spent Millions On Arizona Corporate Commission Elections
Late Friday, APS disclosed their previous spending to influence Corporation Commission elections — something Arizona Commissioner Bob Burns had been fighting to obtain for years.
Apr. 1, 2019
Selection Process For Stringer
The Arizona House Ethics Committee released documents in its investigation into former Rep. David Stringer, the Prescott Republican who resigned on Wednesday. Stringer’s resignation has left the Legislature one member down, which could have an impact on the work lawmakers do this week.
Apr. 1, 2019
The Takeaway: Trump Administration
The past week has been a tumultuous one for immigration and the border. Over the weekend, President Donald Trump renewed his threats to shut down the U.S.-Mexico border. The threats came on the heels of the Trump administration announcing a cut to foreign aid to the Northern Triangle countries — Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador.
Apr. 1, 2019
The Pulse: Between Life And Death
Often we think of life and death as opposite sides of a coin — categories as final as they are discrete. But in an age when machines can keep hearts pumping and lungs breathing, the line between life and death can sometimes start to blur.
Apr. 1, 2019
AZ House Debates 2 Distracted Driving Bills
The Arizona House of Representatives is set to debate two bills aimed at improving the safety of Arizona roads. One would ban handling a cellphone behind the wheel of a moving car. Another would criminalize any activity that distracts a driver from the road.
Apr. 1, 2019
High-Rises Proposed For Downtown Phoenix Transit Hub
A major bus hub and light rail stop in downtown Phoenix could be getting a major makeover. The 2.564-acre city-owned site at Central Avenue and Van Buren Street is home to Central Station. It was appraised at $12,286,000 in October 2017.
Apr. 1, 2019
Untold Arizona: Two Guns Ghost Town Marks End Of An Era
During Route 66’s heyday, families drove cross country on the "Mother Road" and took in  a variety of roadside attractions from the world’s largest covered wagon in Illinois to a rattlesnake den in Oklahoma. In Arizona, many stopped halfway between Flagstaff and Winslow at a spooky ghost town called Two Guns.
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Apr. 1, 2019
DEA Wants Arizona Company To Burn Marijuana
The Drug Enforcement Administration is counting on an Arizona company to burn a thousand pounds of pot an hour. The agency’s Houston Division said Tucson Iron & Metal is the only capable vendor in close proximity to where confiscated cannabis is stored.
Apr. 1, 2019

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