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Gov. Doug Ducey is reiterating his support for self-driving vehicles, after one of Uber’s autonomous cars struck and killed a woman earlier this month in Tempe.
Mar. 29, 2018
Major League Baseball opens the 2018 season Thursday with a full slate of games. Dale Scott was a major league umpire for more than three decades before retiring at the end of last season. The Show's Steve Goldstein caught up with him during spring training to get his unique perspective on baseball.
Mar. 29, 2018
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, people working in agriculture — farmers, ranchers, fishers and lumber harvesters — die by suicide at a rate higher than any other occupation. The Show's Lauren Gilger spoke with Debbie Weingarten, who spent the last several years covering the suicide crisis among America’s farmers.
Mar. 29, 2018
How The ‘Grand’ Became The ‘Colorado’ And What It Says About Our Relationship To Nature
Pull out a map of the United States’ desert Southwest and see if you can locate these rivers: Rio del Tizon, Rio San Rafael, or Rio Zanguananos. How about rivers named Tomichi, Nah-Un-Kah-Rea or Akanaquint?
Mar. 29, 2018
Listen to the sounds of Marda Wolfe with her kids as they hunt for Easter eggs.
Mar. 29, 2018
President Trump came to the White House from the business world, and his recently-fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was the CEO of Exxon. But does the transition from business to government really work? The Show's Steve Goldstein is joined by John Paul Rollert, an adjunct assistant professor at the University of Chicago’s business school, to talk about that.
Mar. 29, 2018
There’s a debate raging across the country about how to best protect students and prevent other school shootings. To dig further into this, The Show's Lauren Gilger sat down with Lauri Burgett, a recently retired commander for the Phoenix Police Department and a professor of Justice and Intelligence Studies at Northern Arizona University.
Mar. 29, 2018
Like much of the Southwest, Arizona is in a drought. Phoenix is going through its fourth driest winter since 1870. National Weather Service Meteorologist Andrew Deemer said that since Oct. 1, the Valley has received only 1 inch of rain.
Mar. 29, 2018
The Phoenix Police Department has concluded its investigation of Tempe City Councilman Kolby Granville and did not find evidence to warrant criminal charges.
Mar. 29, 2018
This flu season has been a particularly bad one, and that follows other viruses causing lots of harm, including Ebola and Zika.
Mar. 29, 2018
Glendale counted 165 unsheltered homeless people during a January point-in-time street count. That’s more than twice the number from the year before.
Mar. 29, 2018
On July 15 of last year, Selia Garcia’s family had come together outside of Payson to celebrate her daughter’s 27th birthday. But a dramatic flash flood pushed through unexpectedly and killed 10 members of that family.
Mar. 29, 2018
When President Donald Trump assembled his cabinet and Dr. David Shulkin was named secretary of Veterans Affairs, it was considered a sound move and was widely praised on both sides of the aisle.
Mar. 29, 2018
Podcast Playlist: The Imposter
From rap battles on an internet message board to performing with his uncle's funk band, hear Cadence Weapon's musical story.
Mar. 29, 2018
The Takeaway: Ransomware Attack In Atlanta Puts U.S. Cities On Notice
Last Thursday, the city of Atlanta was largely taken offline by a sophisticated ransomware attack. While critical services like 911 remained uninterrupted, non-essential systems that manage the city's bureaucracy were rendered unusable. The group responsible for the attack demanded a ransom of $51,000 in order to have those systems restored.
Mar. 29, 2018
Twenty years ago Saturday, the Arizona Diamondbacks played their first regular season game in franchise history..
Mar. 29, 2018
Testing On Border Wall Prototypes Coming To An End
For more than a year, the Trump administration has been working to find funding for a massive border wall project being tested in San Diego. Now, Customs and Border Protection is wrapping up its assessment and evaluation of the border wall models.
Mar. 29, 2018
A Disaster Alert Start-Up Seeks To Serve America’s West
A Mexican technology company is looking to expand its seismic alert systems to America's Pacific Rim.
Mar. 29, 2018
The #RedForEd rally, organized in part for a group called Arizona Educators United, called for a 20 percent wage increase across the board. Ralliers say while there is not a strike yet, it could be a future action to get those demands met.
Mar. 28, 2018
An Arizona lawmaker is once again trying to push a measure that would penalize individuals who misrepresent their pet as a service animal. But some disability advocates say more laws are unnecessary.
Mar. 28, 2018

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