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Detained ASU Students Fuel Chinese American Anxiety
Earlier this week, nine Chinese students at Arizona State University who were returning to the U.S. for the new school year when they were detained by customs officers at Los Angeles International Airport and sent back to China. So, how are Chinese Americans responding to this?
Sept. 5, 2019
Montgomerys Appointment Draws Supporters, Detractors
Gov. Doug Ducey has named Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery to the state Supreme Court. The governor made the announcement via Twitter, framing Montgomery as a justice who will “interpret the law - not someone who wants to write the law.”
Sept. 5, 2019
In Vitro Fertilization Is Largely Unregulated In The U.S.
In vitro fertilization — or IVF — has revolutionized family planning. Couples, or individuals, struggling to become parents can turn to IVF when there seem to be no other options left. The procedure is costly, but that doesn’t stop tens of thousands of families from undergoing the procedure each year.
Sept. 5, 2019
Nearly Half Of Student-Athletes Showing Anxiety, Depression
The National Collegiate Athletic Association, or NCAA, has done research indicating that a significant percentage — nearly half — of student-athletes have experienced clinical or subclinical levels of anxiety. And the percentage is even higher when it comes to depression.
Sept. 5, 2019
Developers, Businesses Seek Partnership With AZ Universities
It’s been clear for a number of years that Arizona’s institutions of higher learning are a driving force in the economy. A lot of credit, in particular, has gone to ASU for the impact its downtown Phoenix campus has had. Grand Canyon University’s decision to expand its West Valley investments has also helped revive nearby areas.
Sept. 5, 2019
Extreme Heat Is A Problem Nationwide, Not Just In The Desert
Arizona and its cities have been working on ways to help residents deal with the heat for years, but a new report points out those heat mitigation efforts and concerns about urban heat islands are no longer confined to the Southwest.
Sept. 5, 2019
Sounds Of The City: Jousting
Listen to Edward Maciejczyk training performers at the Scottsdale Medieval Times.
Sept. 5, 2019
Southwest Key Child Migrant Shelter Reopens In Phoenix
A shelter for migrant children who come to the U.S. illegally has reopened in Phoenix. This is one of two Arizona facilities that were forced to close last year.
Sept. 5, 2019
Flagstaff Public School Close Amid Cybersecurity Concerns
All public schools in Flagstaff are closed today because the district is dealing with a cyber security issue. Spokesperson Zachery Fountain said they found ransomware in the district computer system.
Sept. 5, 2019
Corporation Commission Grills APS On Political Spending
Regulators on Wednesday questioned APS executives on political spending, corporate profits and the death of customer Stephanie Pullman, whose power was disconnected on a 107-degree day in 2018.
Sept. 5, 2019
Phoenix Prepares For Downtown Scooters, Hires Retrieval Company
As Phoenix gears up to launch its pilot program for electric scooters, the council approved a contract with a company to pick up abandoned scooters.
Sept. 5, 2019
ASU Scientists Looking For Answers In Mysterious Ancient City
Many archaeologists consider the first big city in the Americas to be Teotihuacán — a city that existed more than 2,000 years ago in Central Mexico. And a team of scientists working out of a little-known Arizona State University lab have long been looking for those answers.
For Phoenix Artist, Ancient Mexican City Teotihuacan Inspires Creativity
Sept. 5, 2019
CDC Awards States $300 Million To Fight Opioid Epidemic
Arizona will receive $17 million as part of a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC is distributing more than $300 million to help states tackle the opioid crisis.
Sept. 4, 2019
Deal Reached In Lawsuit Between Churches And Far-Right Arizona Groups
A coalition of Valley churches filed a federal lawsuit in June that accused far-right Arizona groups of harassment and making threats as faith leaders helped migrant families dropped off by federal authorities.
Sept. 4, 2019
AG Mark Brnovich Joins Push To Dissolve DACA
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has joined 11 other state attorneys general in a bid to dissolve the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program created under President Barack Obama.
Sept. 4, 2019
Ducey Selects Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery For Arizona Supreme Court
Republican Bill Montgomery is getting a spot on the Arizona Supreme Court. Gov. Doug Ducey announced Wednesday that he's appointing the controversial prosecutor to the state's high court over fierce opposition from civil rights advocates and criminal justice reformers.
Sept. 4, 2019
Autonomous Trucks Have Been Driving On I-10 For Months
We’ve heard for years that autonomous vehicles are the wave of the future, from Uber and Waymo’s vans, to semi-trucks that carry billions of tons of freight each year.
Sept. 4, 2019
How Old Town Scottsdale Got Low-Income Opportunity Zone Status
The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act gave states the opportunity to nominate opportunity zones, where developers qualify for tax breaks. The Scottsdale Progress looked into why much of Old Town now has this federal designation.
Sept. 4, 2019
Whats The State Of Relations Between Latin America And The U.S.?
U.S. relations with Latin America have been dramatic during the Trump administration. Guillaume Long is the former minister of foreign affairs for Ecuador. He joined The Show to discuss a few issues involving Latin America.
Sept. 4, 2019
LIBRE Initiative Pushing For DREAMer-Border Security Compromise
Immigration is one of the key policy areas for the Trump administration, with proposals ranging from building a wall along the country’s southern border to family separations to changes in who can get a green card.
Sept. 4, 2019

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