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One year ago this month, educators around the state were wearing red and ramping up to what would become the largest teacher walkout in state history. Now, the teachers behind the #RedForEd movement say the state has not done enough.
Apr. 10, 2019
Arizona Businesses Navigate International Uncertainty
The U.S. Census Bureau says, in 2017, Arizona’s exports totaled nearly $21 billion. But there is now economic uncertainty with three major trading partners: Mexico, China and the UK.
Apr. 10, 2019
With DCP Through Congress, Some For Water Conservation
The Drought Contingency Plan aims to help deal with a water shortage if one is declared, but the DCP does not really take on the issue of water conservation. To talk more about this, The Show reached out to John Shepard, senior director of programs with the Sonoran Institute.
Apr. 10, 2019
Judge: APS Rate Hikes Aren
APS rates are not too high, according to the opinion of a judge released on Tuesday. To break this down, The Show was joined by Arizona Republic reporter Ryan Randazzo, who wrote about this opinion.
Apr. 10, 2019
The Takeaway: Trump Administration Goes To Court To Denaturalize U.S. Citizen
In 2017, the Department of Justice filed complaints against three men the government claims lied in order to gain U.S. citizenship. Now, if the DOJ is able to denaturalize the men it filed complaints against, the federal government can potentially broaden its efforts to target what the government sees as citizenship fraud.
Apr. 10, 2019
Police Activity Closes 3 Freeways In Central Phoenix
The Arizona Department of Transportation says the activity at the "Mini-Stack" interchange closed westbound Interstate 10, southbound State Route 51 and westbound Loop 202 just before 8 a.m.
Apr. 10, 2019
Two Guys On Your Head: Accepting And Dismissing Information
A new idea that matches our beliefs is easy to latch onto and one that contradicts us makes us try and find reasons why it's false. In an age of information-seeking, how can we best judge "the facts"?
Apr. 10, 2019
Study: Autism Improvements From Fecal Transplant
Doctors have used gut microbes from fecal matter transplants to treat bacterial superbugs like C. diff. Now, a new study suggests they could also help improve symptoms of autism spectrum disorder.
Apr. 10, 2019
Arizona Legislature Axes Licenses For Blow-Dry Salons
Hair stylists in Arizona who only provide blow-drying, curling and shampoo services won't have to be licensed until a proposal on the way to Republican Gov. Doug Ducey's desk.
Apr. 10, 2019
UA Scientists Capture First Black Hole Images
Assembling data gathered by eight radio telescopes around the world, astronomers created the picture showing the violent neighborhood around a supermassive black hole, the light-sucking monsters of the universe theorized by Einstein more than a century ago and confirmed by observations for decades.
Apr. 10, 2019
A Fatal Cross-Border Shooting Inspires Artist
How one street artist commemorated the killing of Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez, a Mexican teenager who was shot by a Border Patrol agent just across the fence in Nogales, Arizona.
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Apr. 10, 2019
Untold Arizona: 50 Years Later, The Memory Of 3 Flooded Sonoran Pueblos Lives On
In the mid-1960s, the waters of a dam in the northern Mexican state of Sonora overwhelmed three small towns. More than half a century later, many are still working to preserve the memory of what happened — and what was lost.
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Apr. 10, 2019
VP Mike Pence Is Visiting Nogales
Vice President Mike Pence returns to Arizona on Thursday, this time to tour the Border Patrol station in Nogales. Pence’s trip was announced Monday, just days after President Donald Trump visited Calexico, California.
Apr. 9, 2019
Pentagon Awards $1 Billion In Border Fence Projects
The Pentagon announced late Tuesday it has awarded about $1 billion for replacement border fence projects along the U.S.-Mexico border. The money was divided between two projects, one in Yuma and a second larger project in New Mexico.
Apr. 9, 2019
Letter: Arizona AG Will Not Defend LGBTQ Curriculum Law
An LGBTQ rights group is suing Arizona over a law that restricts how same-sex relationships can be discussed in school health classes.
Apr. 9, 2019
A 384-Acre Fire Near Wittmann Is 30 Percent Contained
A 384-acre fire broke out about 20 miles west of Wittmann in Painted Wagon. The fire was reported Monday morning and crews have contained 30 percent of it so far.
Apr. 9, 2019
With Duties Looming, Nogales Importers Hope For New Tomato Deal
If a new deal isn’t struck by May 7, significant duties could be tacked on to imported Mexican tomatoes. That could spell trouble for Nogales, Arizona, and higher prices for consumers.
Apr. 9, 2019
Some In New River, Desert Hills Want To Incorporate
Some residents of the New River and Desert Hills communities north of Phoenix are trying to incorporate.
Apr. 9, 2019
East Valley Institute Of Technology Leader Steps Down
The superintendent of the East Valley Institute of Technology will resign as part of a separation agreement approved by the district’s governing board Monday. Sally Downey had led the EVIT district for almost two decades.
Apr. 9, 2019
Sonoran Mayor Gets Prison For Lying On Passport Application
A federal judge in Tucson has sentenced a mayor from Mexico to 15 months in prison for lying on his passport application.
Apr. 9, 2019

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