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Untold Arizona: Ajo Artists Colony Brings Century-Old School To Life
In an old mining town west of Tucson, an arts community is helping rebuild the local economy. The historic Curley School has been transformed into affordable housing — and artists are flocking to the Arizona desert to live there.
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April 2, 2019
Dr. Joseph Sirven: The Wild, Wild West
Sometimes you need a sheriff in town, our medical commentator Dr. Joseph Sirven explains.
April 2, 2019
The Takeaway: Facebook Promises To Combat Divisiveness And Improve Privacy — Again
Facebook will operate with new rules, wrote Mark Zuckerberg, the company's founder and chief executive in an op-ed published in the Washington Post last weekend. He called for increased oversight to help reign in harmful content and fake news, as well as improve privacy.
April 2, 2019
Ducey Supports Trump Plan To Add Citizenship Question To 2020 Census
Gov. Doug Ducey is siding with the Trump administration in its bid to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census despite concerns by some that it will cause an undercount that could cost the state millions and possibly a congressional seat.
April 2, 2019
Ducey Urges Public To Stay Vigilant During Wildfire Season
Despite having one of the wettest winters on record, Gov. Doug Ducey says the threat of wildfires in Arizona is still high. “More precipitation brings more fueled vegetation," Ducey said in a news conference Monday, "which increases fire danger.”
April 2, 2019
Phoenix To Vote On $15 Minimum Wage For City Workers
Some Phoenix city employees could soon get bigger paychecks. The city is considering a minimum hiring wage for its full-time workers. The council is expected to vote on the proposal Wednesday. If approved, it would establish a minimum hiring rate of $15 per hour for all full-time city employees.
April 2, 2019
Census Hopes To Hire Over 3,000 In The Phoenix Area
The Census is a year away, and various governments around the Phoenix area are kicking off a campaign to make sure people get counted. They argue if there is an accurate count, communities in Arizona will get their fair share of federal dollars and Congressional representation.
April 1, 2019
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.
April 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.
April 1, 2019
From Valeting Cars To Running Phoenix-Areas Largest Software Firm
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.
April 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.
April 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.
April 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.
April 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.
April 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.
April 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.
April 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?
April 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.
April 1, 2019
Selection Process For Stringers Replacement Underway
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.
April 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.
April 1, 2019

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