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Arizona
The Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity reports that the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased to 4.9 percent in February from 4.8 percent in January.
Mar. 23, 2018
Phoenix Charter School Fighting To Stay Open
A Phoenix school that had its charter revoked amid findings of financial mismanagement could stay open under another operator, the school's founder said Thursday.
Mar. 23, 2018
Seniors And Seniors: Spring Break In Lake Havasu, Arizona
What do you get when you cross raucous college co-eds and retirees? March in Lake Havasu. As students from across the country descend on the western Arizona community of 53,000, they overlap with the city’s other annual visitors: senior citizens.
Mar. 23, 2018
Grand Canyon Fish No Longer On Brink Of Extinction
An endangered fish that lives in the Grand Canyon is no longer on the brink of extinction.
Mar. 22, 2018
Prosecutors Release New Report On State Prisoners
The Arizona Prosecuting Attorneys Advisory Council put out a report on the state prison population this week.
Mar. 22, 2018
Housing Prices Up Nationwide In January
Home prices continue to rise nationwide, and in the West, prices are rising faster than anywhere else.
Mar. 22, 2018
Spending Bill Includes $20 Billion For Firefighting
Congress is expected to vote this week on a spending bill that includes money critical to fight severe wildfires across the western U.S.
Mar. 22, 2018
Maricopa County Is Highest Growing County in U.S.
New Census Bureau estimates found that Maricopa County grew by almost 74,000 in past year.
Mar. 22, 2018
Tempe Voters, State Legislature Face Off On
Members of the Arizona Legislature supported banning local governments from requiring politically active nonprofits to disclose donors, contradicting Tempe voters.
Mar. 22, 2018
Experimental Spray Helps Teacher Recover From Flesh-Eating Bacteria
A special education teacher in the Peoria School District has recovered from a flesh-eating bacterial infection thanks in part to an experimental treatment typically used to treat burn victims.
Mar. 22, 2018
Expert: Something Went Wrong With Uber
Tempe Police reiterated that fault has not been determined in this case and the investigation is ongoing. But some experts in the field who have watched the video say something must be amiss — that the car should have avoided hitting Herzberg.
Mar. 22, 2018
LDS Community Responds To Sexual Misconduct Allegation
The Mormon community is grappling right now with a leaked conversation that’s come to light in which a church leader admits to sexual misconduct.
Mar. 22, 2018
The Takeaway: New Report Exposes Abuse Of Children On American Military Bases
A new investigation by the Associated Press has revealed the extent to which reports of child abuse on American military bases languish in the system. The report focused on peer-on-peer sexual abuse at the military bases' schools, which exist a kind of bureaucratic netherworld.
Mar. 22, 2018
Sounds Of The City: Spring Gardening In The Backyard
Listen to the sounds of Kim Rosenlof gardening in her backyard with her two dogs.
Mar. 22, 2018
Pixar President On Diversity In Animated Movies
The film Coco, was a double winner at both the Academy Awards and the Golden Globes; it won Best Picture in the animated category at each. The movie is produced by Pixar Animation Studios. The studio’s president, Jim Morris, will be speaking at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art tonight, and he joins The Show's Mark Brodie to talk.
Mar. 22, 2018
Arizona Lawmakers Consider Tenant/Landlord Bills
Among the bills that state lawmakers are considering this legislative session are two that would impact apartment renters in Arizona. Ellen Katz of the William E. Morris Institute for Justice in Phoenix is here to talk about her concerns about the two bills.
Mar. 22, 2018
Texas Among States Most Vulnerable To NAFTA Termination
Ted Hampton, an analyst on the State Ratings Team at Moody’s, joined The Show to talk about potential impacts of NAFTA going away.
Mar. 22, 2018
Teaching Tolerance After Viral Video Of Mosque Vandals
The Phoenix-are Muslim community was rocked last week when a video of two women vandalizing a local mosque went viral.
Mar. 22, 2018
Would Big Taxes On Guns Help Prevent Mass Shootings?
Efforts are underway to dramatically raise taxes on guns and ammunition more broadly in the attempt to make it much more difficult for purchasers to buy the amount it would take for a mass shooting.
Mar. 22, 2018
Law Aimed At Backpage.com Raises Concerns About Internet Freedom
The Show spoke with Alan Rozenshtein about Section 230 — a law you’ve probably never heard of but has been the bedrock of the web for the past 20 years.
Mar. 22, 2018

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