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How AZ Heat Effects Business
This week two Arizona cities, Phoenix and Tucson, broke high temperature records set back in 1943.
Jul. 26, 2018
Tiny Desert Concert: The Stakes
Formed five years ago, The Stakes take elements of jazz, R&B, hip-hop and sometimes classic rock in their music. And it all culminates in a dynamic live show that is both rehearsed and improvisational.
Jul. 26, 2018
Share Your Monsoon Stories With The Show
From the heat, to the rain, to the storms — the monsoon is a uniquely Arizona time of year. Some love it, some hate it. How do you feel about the monsoon? The Show wants to know.
Jul. 26, 2018
Waymo, Walmart Launch Self-Driving Cars For Groceries
Google spinoff Waymo is launching a pilot program with Walmart. It will let customers use its self-driving car service to pick up groceries. The program is scheduled to start this week.
Jul. 26, 2018
Drought Plan Committee To Meet For First Time
A new committee created to work on a drought contingency plan will meet for the first time this Thursday. Their goal: keep water levels in Lake Mead from dropping drastically.
Jul. 26, 2018
The Takeaway: Latino Leadership On Family Separation
Latino leaders in Congress have been on the front lines of the fight against family separation.
Jul. 26, 2018
Metro Phoenix Woman Fights For Toys R Us Workers
When Toys R Us closed all 735 stores in the United States last month, many people blamed online competitors like Amazon. But former employees are pointing fingers at private equity firms and demanding severance pay, including a former Phoenix store manager.
Jul. 26, 2018
AZ Renters Have Right To A Cool House In Summer
If a renter’s AC breaks, the landlord legally has to fix it. “That’s one of the obligations of the landlord, to supply essential services, including, for example, electricity, water, heat, cooling,” said Ken Volk, founder of Arizona Tenants Advocates.
Jul. 25, 2018
Arizona Utilities See Huge Demand With Record Temps
Record-breaking heat has Arizona utilities working to keep customers cool. Demand rose to its highest level all year for APS this week and SRP saw a new record. Customers consumed more power during one evening this week than ever before.
Jul. 25, 2018
Arizona Likely To Overprescribe Opioids For Ankle Sprains
Opioid overdoses kill 90 Americans each day according the CDC, and more data on overprescribing is needed. Now, a new study in the Annals of Emergency Medicine identifies nine states where opioid prescriptions rank well above average, and Arizona is among them.
Jul. 25, 2018
Havasu Falls Area Closed Through August Following Flash Flood
Tourists with upcoming camping or room reservations at the Havasupai Lodge in Supai may have to reschedule. The Havasupai Tribal Council announced the remote section of the Grand Canyon will be closed to visitors until the end of August.
Jul. 25, 2018
Mexico And Canada React To Trump’s NAFTA Letter
In a recent letter, President Donald Trump urged to move the NAFTA trade renegotiation quickly saying he would, otherwise, pursue a different route. But for the Canadian and Mexican governments, the negotiation will keep its pace.
Jul. 25, 2018
ASU, UA Awarded Grants To Expanding Computing Technology
Both Arizona State University and the University of Arizona were awarded the funds from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to expand computing technology capabilities.
Jul. 25, 2018
Lutheran Agency Helps Recently Reunited Families
Thursday is the court-ordered deadline for the federal government to finish reuniting migrant families. And a local nonprofit has been tapped to receive hundreds of these parents and children.
Jul. 25, 2018
What Trade Relief Means For Arizona Farmers
On Tuesday, the Trump administration announced it would provide up to $12 billion in emergency relief to farmers affected by the trade war. The Arizona Farm Bureau Federation reports Arizona agriculture is a $23.3 billion industry.
Jul. 25, 2018
New Guidelines To Improve Alzheimer
When it comes to dementia, patients often go undiagnosed or are misdiagnosed. Now, a working group convened by the Alzheimer’s Association has announced new recommendations that could improve patient and caregiver outcomes.
Jul. 25, 2018
Maryvale Residents Endure Power Outage In 116 Degree Heat
More heat means more air conditioning, which strains electricity grids, and 4,500 west Phoenix residents were left without power for about three hours in the hottest part of the day on Tuesday.
Jul. 25, 2018
Ballot Measure Summary Language Spurs Controversy
A number of ballot measures have fought challenges citing misleading or confusing language and inaccurate information. Joining The Show to talk about the words used to describe ballot measures is former Arizona elections director Joe Kanefield.
Jul. 25, 2018
Lives On The Line: How Suicide Hotlines Train Their Staff
The latest figures from the CDC show an increase in suicide rates in recent decades. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline saw calls double from 2014 to 2017. The Show sat down with Beth Brady from the Arizona Crisis Response Network to talk about that rise in calls and how they train their specialists.
Jul. 25, 2018
Former Labor Secretary On Losing Sight Of
There’s been a lot written over the past couple of years about how America is a more polarized country than it’s been in the past. Former labor secretary Robert Reich says the increase in partisanship has led to a decrease in people thinking about something else: the common good.
Jul. 25, 2018

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