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Arizona Has Highest Pedestrian Fatality Rate In U.S.
New figures this week show that Arizona has the highest rate of pedestrian deaths in the nation, with an average of 1.61 deaths per 100,000 people.
Mar. 1, 2018
Former Border Patrol Firearms Instructor Gets 18 Months for Stealing Firearms
A U.S. Border Patrol was sentenced Wednesday for his role in stealing firearms including devices for machine-guns and sneaking them into Arizona.
Mar. 1, 2018
Campaign Legal Center Files Federal Complaint Against Lesko
A non-partisan watchdog group has filed a complaint against Debbie Lesko, the Republican nominee to replace Trent Franks in Congress. It comes the same week a state complaint was dismissed.
Mar. 1, 2018
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For most of us, going to the gym is the best way to build muscle. But for some scientists, the laboratory is an ideal spot.
Mar. 1, 2018
Sounds Of The City: Feline Fine At The Cat Cafe
Listen to the sounds of Corinna Munson chilling out with some cats at La Gattara cat cafe.
Mar. 1, 2018
Calling All Crocheters! Upcoming Canal Convergence Sculpture Will Feature Community Work
Every year, Canal Convergence brings a large-scale, interactive public art project to the Scottsdale Waterfront. This coming November, another large scale project will be unveiled there, and its designers are looking for people who can crochet to help.
Mar. 1, 2018
Can Visitors Love The Grand Canyon To Death?
Arizona is, of course, the Grand Canyon State, and the national park is considered a crown jewel of the system. But the park, and the canyon itself, are facing challenges.
Mar. 1, 2018
Women Who Code CEO: Improvements for Women In Tech After Harassment Allegations, But More Work to Do
It’s been about a year since Susan Fowler exposed sexism and harassment at Uber in her now-famous blog post. So we wanted to check in and see what, if anything, has changed in the tech world since.
Mar. 1, 2018
Population In Border Region Goes Up, Putting Pressure On Our Water Supply
Population growth in the region surrounding the U.S.-Mexico border is putting pressure on our limited water supply. For more on the big issues facing water in the border region, The Show's Lauren Gilger got a hold of Ed Archuleta, director of water initiative at the University of Texas at El Paso.
Mar. 1, 2018
 Flake Talks About Supporting Gun-Law Reforms On
Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake is talking about several issues this morning, including his newly introduced legislation on gun control. Appearing on "CBS This Morning," he also addressed what happened to the DACA deal, and his breakfast this morning in New Hampshire that was billed as business leaders meeting with potential major party presidential candidates.
Mar. 1, 2018
Board Of Regents Backs UA Basketball Coach Sean Miller
The Arizona Board of Regents held a special board meeting Thursday to discuss legal advice “regarding University of Arizona men’s basketball and the multiple-year employment contract for the head men’s basketball coach.”
Mar. 1, 2018
How Grassroots Is Opposition To Phoenix-Area Development Plans?
Before a new development can start construction, there’s a process the company has to go through to get approval for it. But our next guest on The Show says in some cases, opposition to a development that seemingly is from neighbors of the proposed project may, in fact, be something else.
Mar. 1, 2018
Satanic Temple Lawsuit Creates Conversation About Religious Freedom
The Satanic Temple has made waves here in the Valley and around the country for its challenges of religious freedom. Now, the group is suing the City of Scottsdale for religious discrimination. So, what does all of this mean for the separation of church and state in this country?
Mar. 1, 2018
 Former AZ Sen. DeConcini: Assault Weapons Ban Could
Former Arizona Sen. Dennis DeConcini — one of the original sponsors of the long-expired Assault Weapons Ban — believes it could have saved lives in recent shootings if it were still in effect today.
Mar. 1, 2018
The Takeaway: Throwing Away the Key on ICE Detentions
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court ruled that detained immigrants can be held for longer than six months. We look at the ramifications of the case with Anil Kalhan, a law professor at Drexel University. Daniel Maher, an immigrant who has been detained for an extended period of time, also weighs in.
Mar. 1, 2018
What Does It Mean To Be Stoic?
Today's definition of stoic or stoicism has a lot in common with its original meaning. But there are some practical differences.
Mar. 1, 2018
Democratic, GOP Lawmakers Hit Tuition Tax Stalemate
Republicans and Democrats in the Arizona legislature are at a stalemate when it comes to corporations that divert a share of their state income tax to help students attend private and parochial schools.
Mar. 1, 2018
Arizona House Moves To Permanently Bypass State Sales Tax On Digital Goods
Arizona state representatives vote to permanently forego state taxes on digital products, as online economy grows.
Mar. 1, 2018
Maricopa Health District To Acquire, Renovate Maryvale Hospital
Maricopa Integrated Health Services will turn the recently-closed Abrazo hospital campus into a facility focused on behavioral and mental health services.
Mar. 1, 2018
Proposed Law: Better Data? Or AZ
Why do women get an abortion? A proposed law would require Arizona abortion providers to report more of that information and other details about the procedure. Supporters say it will improve the state's data, but opponents argue it’s just one more way to limit access and shame women.
Mar. 1, 2018

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