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Researchers Looking For Localized Data On Heat Islands
Scientists have been studying the urban heat island effect for a while now, but more recently, they’ve been trying to get more specific, localized data.
Sep. 5, 2018
David And Gladys Wright House In Phoenix Back On Market
The David and Gladys Wright House in Phoenix’s Arcadia neighborhood is back on the market. It’s become something of a lightning rod in the area, as neighbors have complained about potential uses for the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed house, including as an event space.
Sep. 5, 2018
Phoenix May Reallocate Transit Money To Road Repairs
In a recent 5-3 vote, the Phoenix City Council authorized city staff to spend time exploring options to move T2050 tax funds from light rail expansion to street repairs. So what does that mean for the future of public transit in the city?
Sep. 5, 2018
Kyl Sworn In As  Senator, Steps Back Into The Spotlight
Now Arizona Sen. Jon Kyl steps back into the spotlight with a majority Republican Senate but a different president in the White House. What does he bring to the table this time? For that, The Show turned to Zach Cohen, Senate correspondent for the National Journal.
Sep. 5, 2018
What Makes Kavanaugh
Brigham Young University political scientist Richard Davis joined The Show to talk about U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s hearings. He is author of the book, "Electing Justice: Fixing the Supreme Court Nomination Process."
Sep. 5, 2018
ACLU Wants To Spark Policy Change With Phoenix Protest Lawsuit
The ACLU of Arizona is filing a class action lawsuit against the city, Phoenix Chief Police Jeri Williams, as well as a number of Phoenix police officers. Alessandra Soler,executive director of the ACLU of Arizona, joined The Show to talk about the timing of the lawsuit.
Sep. 5, 2018
The Takeaway: U.S. Government Has Denied Passports To Citizens Living On Border
The U.S. government has been denying passports to people, primarily Latinos, along the U.S.-Mexico border. The State Department alleges citizenship fraud by those people who are being denied. According to The Washington Post, this is a dramatic shift in the issuance and migration enforcement.
Sep. 5, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: Why People Seem More Attractive In A Group Than By Themselves
A few weeks ago we came across an article on "The Cheerleader Effect," or the idea that people seem more attractive in a group than in isolation. Although there does seem to be evidence that this is true, we couldn't help but speculate as to why.
Sep. 5, 2018
The Takeaway: Supreme Court Nominee Hearing Before The Senate Continues — And It Is Heated
Katie Barlow is an attorney and co-editor of Circuit Breaker, a website covering everything coming out of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. She’s listened to hours of Judge Kavanaugh presiding at oral arguments and says the audio offers a window into how he approaches the bench.
Sep. 5, 2018
The West
In early August three years ago, Barb Horn stood along the banks of the Animas River in the city of Durango, Colorado. Word had spread of a mine waste spill upstream near Silverton. She waited, alongside hundreds of others, for the waste to appear. But the plume took longer than expected and eventually arrived at night.
Sep. 5, 2018
Tom Steyer Backing Massive
Billionaire philanthropist Tom Steyer, who is behind the Clean Energy for a Healthy Arizona initiative, is also behind a campaign to recruit young voters.
Sep. 4, 2018
Pima County Approves Road Bond
The Pima County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to approve a bond ordinance for regional road construction, preservation and repair.
Sep. 4, 2018
Phoenix Could Soon Raise Water Rates
Higher water rates could be coming to Phoenix. On Wednesday, a city subcommittee will discuss infrastructure needs and charging residents and businesses more for their water.
Sep. 4, 2018
Arizona ACLU Sues Police After 2017 Trump Rally
It’s been more than a year since President Donald Trump held a rally in Phoenix and police used tear gas and non-lethal projectiles on protesters afterward. Ever since, the ACLU of Arizona has been in a battle for the records from that night — and sued for them.
Sep. 4, 2018
Mead
New study shows Lake Mead's reliance on Lake Powell for water shortages is a drain without a plug, leaving all seven states on the upper and lower basins high and dry.
Sep. 4, 2018
Think Tank Calls For Completion Of Mexico City Airport
Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador will receive public comment on the construction of Mexico City’s new airport until Wednesday as part of his incoming administration’s review of the 4-year-old project.
Sep. 4, 2018
Meteorologists Predict Southwest Winter May Be Wetter Than Normal
Early predictions for Arizona show a wetter than normal winter ahead, thanks to an El Niño pattern forming in the Pacific.
Sep. 4, 2018
Proposed Sexual Misconduct Changes Spark Petitions And Protests
Last week, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos proposed a series of new sexual misconduct policies that would enhance the university and legal protections for students accused of assault, harassment or rape
Sep. 4, 2018
BBC Look-Ahead: Leaders From Africa Gather In China For Summit
The Show checks in with our colleagues at the BBC for a look at the biggest international stories to watch this week. It starts in China, where leaders from Africa are gathered this week.
Sep. 4, 2018
How  McCain Helped An Immigrant Family Come To AZ
When John McCain was a freshman congressman, he helped one constituent bring his family to Arizona from Poland. John D’Anna of The Arizona Republic was a young reporter at the time who covered the story, and he joins The Show to talk about it.
Sep. 4, 2018

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