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Is Amtrak
It used to be that if you needed to travel across the country, you wouldn’t get on a plane, you’d hop on a train. But there isn’t even an Amtrak stop here in Phoenix and, out here in the West, Amtrak wants to scale back travel options even further.
Jul. 18, 2018
Migrant Children Being Held In Second Phoenix Building
Last week on The Show, we talked about migrant children housed in a vacant office building in Phoenix. MVM, the defense contractor in charge of those children, terminated its lease on the property. That was less than a week after Aura Bogado with Reveal broke the story.
Jul. 18, 2018
Are We Overbuilding Multifamily Housing In Phoenix?
If you drive around the Phoenix area right now, it may feel like there’s an apartment boom happening. It seems like there’s a new apartment building going up on every other corner — especially in the central city.
Jul. 18, 2018
Younger Latinos Trying To
The Show addressed efforts to increase turnout among Latino voters on Tuesday's program. Ethan Epstein, associate editor of the Weekly Standard and a contributor to Politico Magazine, looks at a slightly different population of Latino voters.
Jul. 18, 2018
Political Party Loyalty May Be Stronger Than Ever
For a time in Arizona, registered voters expressing no party preference outnumbered Republicans and Democrats. That momentum has leveled off, and those who identify themselves with the two dominant parties tend to be extremely loyal — more so than in the past.
Jul. 18, 2018
UA Researchers Repurpose Ketamine For Parkinson
Parkinson’s disease is the second most common neuro-degenerative disease, affecting a high percentage of people over the age of 65. Researchers at the University of Arizona are hoping that by re-purposing an existing drug, they can help more Parkinson’s patients.
Jul. 18, 2018
Arizona Elections 2018: Garrick McFadden
As we head toward Arizona’s August primary elections, KJZZ's The Show is inviting the candidates in contested races to talk about why they’re running and some of the key issues in their contests.
Jul. 18, 2018
GCU
Earlier this month, Grand Canyon University announced it will finally be allowed to convert back to a nonprofit university after 14 years using a for-profit model. The move will cost K-12 schools in Arizona and mean millions in lost tax revenue.
Jul. 18, 2018
Seats On Phoenix City Council To Be Vacated
At 5 p.m. Wednesday, Phoenix Councilman Daniel Valenzuela will officially lose his City Council title. He's resigning to run for mayor, and isn't the the only person on the council to do so. Councilwoman Kate Gallego will also be resigning.
Jul. 18, 2018
Candidates, Campaigns Bringing In Millions For Elections
Campaign finance reports show the parent company of the state’s biggest utility has already set aside almost $11 million to spend on elections this year. Most of that is being allocated to defeat a ballot measure that’d require more than half the state’s energy to come from renewable sources by 2030.
Jul. 18, 2018
Bribery Trial Against Former Corporation Commissioner Ends in Mistrial
The trial of Gary Pierce ended Tuesday in a mistrial after jurors deadlocked on charges that he accepted $31,000 in bribes from a water company owner in exchange for favorable regulatory decisions. Katie Campbell of the Arizona Capitol Times talked to the foreperson about the outcome.
Jul. 18, 2018
Extreme Heat Can Reduce Mental Performance Of College Students
When heat waves roll in, attention turns to the physical health of children and the elderly. But a new study reveals that extreme heat can also reduce the mental performance of college students.
Jul. 18, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: Why Flip-Flopping Isn
In this week's edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about why flip-flopping is seen as a negative thing, and how re-framing it could help you do better work and overcome your fear of changing your mind.
Jul. 18, 2018
The Takeaway: U.S. On The Sidelines As Japan, EU Announce
A sweeping free-trade agreement announced Tuesday, gives Japan and the European Union open access to each others markets, while the United States waits on the sidelines.
Jul. 18, 2018
For Phoenix, A Friendly Soccer Match Means ‘Goal!’
Soccer teams and enterprises have found in the American market an attractive field to expand their brands and profits. Among the growing hot spots is Phoenix, which will host a friendly match between Mexico and the U.K. on July 19. But how will this game benefit the teams, the organizers and the city?
Jul. 18, 2018
U.S. Gas Stations Open In Mexico
Texas-based Phillips 66 is venturing into Mexico with three new gas stations in Hermosillo, Sonora. The company hopes to expand to as many as 30 stations in Sonora this year.
Jul. 18, 2018
AZ Congressional Leaders Respond To Trump-Putin
While Arizona’s two senators came out strongly condemning President Donald Trump’s statements in Helsinki, the state’s House Republicans have been much less forceful.
Jul. 17, 2018
Remington Rejects Navajo Nation Bid
Remington management has rejected an offer by the Navajo Nation to purchase the gun manufacturer which was reorganizing under Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
Jul. 17, 2018
Researchers Identify Seeds From Which Alzheimer’s Grows
The destructive progression of Alzheimer’s disease follows the growth and spread of toxic protein clumps in the brain. Now, researchers have wound back the clock to see how these masses get started.
Jul. 17, 2018
New Jersey Company Acquires Scottsdale Veterinary Pharmacy
A company on the East Coast has acquired a veterinary pharmacy in Arizona. The New Jersey-based company said Diamondback Drugs will stay in Scottsdale, but operate under the name Wedgewood Pharmacy.
Jul. 17, 2018

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