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Mexican Women Jump-Start Businesses With New Program
A group of 28 women graduated from an entrepreneurship course hosted by the University of Arizona and the U.S. Consulate in Nogales, Mexico, this month. Their businesses range from opening an ice cream shop to starting a YouTube channel. On April 6, they presented the fruits of their labor at a trade show.
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April 16, 2019
Largest Mass Grave In Recent Memory Found In Sonora
Members of Guerreras Buscadoras de Sonora — or the Sonoran Warrior Searchers — found 30 bodies over the weekend near Ejido Francisco Madero, a small town outside Ciudad Obregon in the southern part of the state.
April 15, 2019
Tempe Opens Applications For City Council Vacancy
Tempe leaders are accepting applications to fill a vacancy on City Council. The opening was created Friday when Councilman Kolby Granville was voted out of office by his peers over allegations of misconduct.
April 15, 2019
Phoenix Police Rolling Out Newest Body Cameras
Ultimately, the Phoenix Police Department will employ 1,600 cameras for the entire force to record their activity while interacting with the community.
April 15, 2019
AMLO: Trump Promises Investment In Mexican ‘Mayan Train’
"I met with the secretary of commerce from the United States, and he told me that President Donald Trump sent me a message promising they will invest on the train," Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said during a rally.
April 15, 2019
BBC Look-Ahead: Still-Contested Elections
An upcoming election in Southeast Asia and a not-yet ended election in South America top the list of big stories this week. For more on that and other international stories coming up this week, The Show was joined by BBC’s Rob Hugh-Jones
April 15, 2019
The Pulse: Live, Play, Learn — What Keeps Kids Healthy
What matters to a child’s health? Sure, some things are embedded in our genetics. But from the moment we’re born, there are a million different experiences, factors, and choices that contribute — from our neighborhoods and homes, to screen time and family dynamics.
April 15, 2019
Kelly: I Want To Represent Arizonans, Not Corporations
In the race to take on incumbent Republican Sen. Martha McSally, former astronaut Mark Kelly has collected $4 million via 58,000 contributors. Kelly has vowed not to accept money from corporate PACs and, on Monday, he received an early endorsement from End Citizens United.
April 15, 2019
Big Issues Holding Up Progress On New Arizona Budget
As Arizona lawmakers reconvened at the Capitol on Monday, they appeared to be in the same place as they’ve been on, arguably, the biggest issue of any session: the state budget. For a look at that and other issues coming to the state Capitol, Ben Giles of the Arizona Capitol Times joined The Show.
April 15, 2019
Arizona Coyotes Wrap Up Season Hopeful For Future
The NHL playoffs began last week, and the Arizona Coyotes — once again — are not taking part. But the news isn’t all bad — far from it. The organization made huge strides this season and wasn’t eliminated from postseason eligibility until the final couple of games.
April 15, 2019
Boas: The University Of Arizona And Border Patrol Protests
Recently in Tucson, on the University of Arizona campus, some students protested the presence of U.S. Border Patrol speakers. That protest led to campus police recommending charges, and another subsequent, larger protest.
April 15, 2019
The Arizona Board Of Regents Approves Tuition Increase For Universities
The Arizona Board of Regents officially approved tuition and fee rates for the state’s three public universities last week. To talk about the overall numbers, The Show reached out to Ron Shoopman, the chair of the Board of Regents.
April 15, 2019
Immigration On Mexico Border Is Spiking
Migration numbers at the U.S.-Mexico border are spiking and, to many observers, living up to the word "crisis." Compared to 2014, when then-President Barack Obama declared a humanitarian crisis, there are twice as many migrants who’ve come across so far in 2019. That includes families, asylum seekers and unaccompanied minors.
April 15, 2019
New Arizona Parks Director Talks Rebuilding
Arizona State Parks and Trails has a new leader. Executive DirectorBob Broscheid was confirmed by the state Senate last month. His predecessor, Sue Black, had been the subject of a number of controversies.
April 15, 2019
U.S. Senate Candidate Hopefuls Challenge McSally Appointment
A long standing provision to the U.S. Constitution could place Arizona Sen. Martha McSally’s appointment in jeopardy. An attorney for Libertarian Barry Hess and other politicians has asked a federal judge to order a statewide election — and soon — to let voters choose who should sit in the state’s second U.S. Senate seat.
April 15, 2019
Texting-While-Driving Bill Sitting Idle At House Speakers Request
Another legislative session is nearly finished and attempts to pass a no texting while driving law may be driving off a cliff. It has bi-partisan support, including Gov. Doug Ducey's promise to sign it. However, the bill is stalled under House Speaker Rusty Bowers.
April 15, 2019
Rep.  Gallego Joins Swalwells Presidential Campaign
After announcing he would not run for the 2020 Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate seat, Arizona Congressman Ruben Gallego is getting involved in the race for the White House. Gallego is serving as national campaign chair for fellow Rep. Eric Swalwell’s presidential run.
April 15, 2019
The Takeaway: Camp Fire Survivors Still Dealing With Death In The Community
It’s been five months since the Camp Fire destroyed the town of Paradise and killed 85 people. But survivors are still facing issues, from inadequate housing to overcrowded medical centers. And people say their friends and loved ones are still dying as a result of the fire.
April 15, 2019
The Takeaway: Burning Of Three Black Churches Serves As Reminder Of Racism
Over the course of ten days in St. Landry Parish, March, three Black churches were set ablaze. One of the churches dates back to the 19th century.
April 15, 2019
New Mixed-Use Park Central Mall Space Honors Sites History
Park Central, Phoenix’s first mall, held a grand reopening Saturday to celebrate the site’s new look as a mixed office-retail site. The iconic property has been converted several times since opening as the city’s first mall in 1956.
April 15, 2019

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