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Wonderspaces Art Gallery Finds A Home In Scottsdale
Just behind the food court at Scottsdale Fashion Square, housed in a part of the old movie theater is Wonderspaces, a 16,000 square foot gallery whose traveling exhibit includes virtual reality experiences, 3D-printed sculptures under strobe lights and an exhibit that lets visitors “paint” by moving in front of a screen.
May. 7, 2019
 Who Is Affected By Mexico
Mexico is seeing the highest level of homicides in its history. Experts say a vast majority of Mexico's killings are done with U.S. guns smuggled south. In Part 1 of this two-part series, Jean Guerrero reports for KJZZ on the problem and who it's affecting. She talks to The Show.
May. 7, 2019
First U.S. Energy Grid Cyberattack Raises Security Concerns
An unnamed western energy utility recently became the first in the country to report a malicious “cyber event."
May. 7, 2019
Has Political Disagreement Reached Historic Highs?
The Show spoke with Norm Ornstein of the American Enterprise Institute and Yale University history professor Joanne Freeman about whether polarization is among the worst seen in American history.
May. 7, 2019
Proposed Measure Would Punish Teachers For Political Discussion
Unable to get even a hearing on his plan, Rep. Mark Finchem, R-Oro Valley, is now working with parents and some teachers to put a measure on the 2020 Arizona ballot to block educators from engaging in classroom political advocacy.
May. 7, 2019
FnB Chef Charleen Badman Earns James Beard Award
Described as the Oscars of the food and wine industry, the 2019 James Beard Awards honors the best of the best in the nation. And Charleen Badman, the chef and co-owner of Scottsdale’s FnB restaurant, made Arizona history Monday night.
May. 7, 2019
The Takeaway: Tanzina Vega Examines The Empathy Gap
One year ago today, Tanzina Vega made her debut as the host of The Takeaway. At the time, she outlined three gaps in the United States that she felt should be part of The Takeaway's core mission: the wealth gap, the truth gap and the empathy gap.
May. 7, 2019
Q&AZ: What And Where In Phoenix Are The Stack And Mini Stack?
When we talk about traffic in the Valley we often refer to the "Stack" and the "Mini Stack." A listener used our Q&AZ submission form to find out what those terms mean and where in the Phoenix area they are.
May. 7, 2019
The Takeaway: PG&E Proposes A Wildfire Victim
On Wednesday, Pacific Gas & Electric proposed a $150 million fund to offer victims of California's devastating wildfires with housing and living expenses.
May. 7, 2019
Q&AZ: Why Don’t We See More Baby Saguaros?
For Arizona hikers, saguaro cacti are an essential part of a Sonoran Desert trek. But one listener said she sees far more young, "saguaro-like" cacti than true fledgling saguaros on her hikes and wanted to know why.
May. 7, 2019
Mormons Making Wedding Rule Change
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints changed wedding rules Monday in hopes of preventing family members who aren't church members from feeling excluded.
May. 7, 2019
Arizona Senate Passes Bill That Fines Operators Of
Some Arizona legislators want to crack down on rental homes that hold special events. The legislation which began as House Bill 2672 and passed the Arizona Senate on Monday would ban operators of vacation and short-term rental homes from holding special events that would otherwise require a license.
May. 7, 2019
Ducey Rejects Using Tax Windfall To Reduce Debt
Calling an economic downturn "inevitable,'' Gov. Doug Ducey is pushing back against demands by lawmakers from his own Republican Party to use an unexpected cash windfall to pay down debt.
May. 7, 2019
Arizona Congressional Delegation Mixed On Infrastructure Plan
Arizona’s congressional delegation has a mixed reaction to President Trump’s proposed $2 trillion infrastructure plan.
May. 7, 2019
Arizona Joins Growing AG List Applying Pressure On FCC To Curb Robocalls
On Monday, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich joined 41 other state attorneys general to apply pressure on the Federal Communications Commission to cut short the growing illegal robocalls and spoofing industry.
May. 7, 2019
Major Biodiversity Report Sounds Dire Warning Of Species Declines And Extinctions
An independent intergovernmental body has issued a dire assessment of biodiversity, describing an “unprecedented” decline and “accelerating” species extinction rates.
May. 7, 2019
Students Protest As High School Senior Faces Deportation
A high school football player who has been in the U.S. since he was a toddler was in custody for possible deportation to his native Mexico, prompting a protest Monday by classmates outside an Arizona sheriff's office.
May. 7, 2019
Jury Deliberates In College Basketball Corruption Trial
Jurors are deliberating in the college basketball corruption trial that has implicated University of Arizona coach Sean Miller.
May. 7, 2019
Mexico’s American Gun Problem
As President Donald Trump fights drugs and migrants pouring into the United States, Mexico is reeling from bloodshed fueled by American guns, bullets and grenades flowing into Mexico. More than 33,000 people were murdered in Mexico last year, an all-time high. The police chief of Tijuana, Mexico’s most violent city, told KPBS “nearly all” of the more than 2,000 weapons seized in the city since 2016 were American-made: AK-47s, AR-15s, Glocks and more.
May. 7, 2019
Orthopedic Surgeon Moves To Treat E-Sport Gaming Injuries
When we think of defining traditional athletes, team sports like basketball and football usually come to mind. But along with those, there has been an ongoing debate about whether golfers or race car drivers fit also the definition of athlete. That debate has also recently started including e-sports gamers.
May. 6, 2019

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