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Changing Woman, Part 1: Kinaaldá
The traditional stories that define Navajo culture revere women. But today, rape and domestic violence rates surge. So what happened? That’s what we set out to answer in this series named after Changing Woman, or Asdzą́ą́ Nádleehé. We’ll meet the women who prove that despite generations of cultural genocide, the heart of Navajo culture still beats.
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Sep. 6, 2018
County Supervisors Unaware Of Election Troubles
Last week’s primary election results in Maricopa County were certified Wednesday by the Board of Supervisors. The board also approved funding for an audit of the election.
Sep. 5, 2018
Spill Victims Cheer Mexican Supreme Court Ruling
The Mexican Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a small Sonoran community opposed to a copper mine’s tailings pond.
Sep. 5, 2018
Common Tick Spreads RMSF Across Arizona, Mexico
Since 2003, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever has struck eight Arizona counties where it formerly was not found, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Sep. 5, 2018
Most Parents Don
PDK International surveys U.S. adults about a range of issues confronting education and the teaching profession. This year, they found Americans continue to have a lot of trust in teachers, but that support only goes so far.
Sep. 5, 2018
Survey: Teacher Shortage Continues In Arizona
The Invest in Ed effort, as well as the larger #RedforEd movement this year came in response to a broader education funding battle in our state. A new report shows that the teacher shortage in our state’s K-12 schools remains ongoing.
Sep. 5, 2018
Is Democracy Declining? Maybe Not As Much As We Fear
There’s been a fair amount of consternation recently about what some are referring to as a decline in democracy. But Daniel Treisman thinks those concerns are overblown.
Sep. 5, 2018
Nearby Fires Lead To A
Last month, Seattle’s skyline took on a hazy, smoky look as smoke from nearby wildfires blew in. That led a local meteorologist to talk about what might be a new weather phenomenon — "smokestorms."
Sep. 5, 2018
Researchers Looking For Localized Data On Heat Islands
Scientists have been studying the urban heat island effect for a while now, but more recently, they’ve been trying to get more specific, localized data.
Sep. 5, 2018
David And Gladys Wright House In Phoenix Back On Market
The David and Gladys Wright House in Phoenix’s Arcadia neighborhood is back on the market. It’s become something of a lightning rod in the area, as neighbors have complained about potential uses for the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed house, including as an event space.
Sep. 5, 2018
Phoenix May Reallocate Transit Money To Road Repairs
In a recent 5-3 vote, the Phoenix City Council authorized city staff to spend time exploring options to move T2050 tax funds from light rail expansion to street repairs. So what does that mean for the future of public transit in the city?
Sep. 5, 2018
Kyl Sworn In As  Senator, Steps Back Into The Spotlight
Now Arizona Sen. Jon Kyl steps back into the spotlight with a majority Republican Senate but a different president in the White House. What does he bring to the table this time? For that, The Show turned to Zach Cohen, Senate correspondent for the National Journal.
Sep. 5, 2018
What Makes Kavanaugh
Brigham Young University political scientist Richard Davis joined The Show to talk about U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s hearings. He is author of the book, "Electing Justice: Fixing the Supreme Court Nomination Process."
Sep. 5, 2018
ACLU Wants To Spark Policy Change With Phoenix Protest Lawsuit
The ACLU of Arizona is filing a class action lawsuit against the city, Phoenix Chief Police Jeri Williams, as well as a number of Phoenix police officers. Alessandra Soler,executive director of the ACLU of Arizona, joined The Show to talk about the timing of the lawsuit.
Sep. 5, 2018
The Takeaway: U.S. Government Has Denied Passports To Citizens Living On Border
The U.S. government has been denying passports to people, primarily Latinos, along the U.S.-Mexico border. The State Department alleges citizenship fraud by those people who are being denied. According to The Washington Post, this is a dramatic shift in the issuance and migration enforcement.
Sep. 5, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: Why People Seem More Attractive In A Group Than By Themselves
A few weeks ago we came across an article on "The Cheerleader Effect," or the idea that people seem more attractive in a group than in isolation. Although there does seem to be evidence that this is true, we couldn't help but speculate as to why.
Sep. 5, 2018
The Takeaway: Supreme Court Nominee Hearing Before The Senate Continues — And It Is Heated
Katie Barlow is an attorney and co-editor of Circuit Breaker, a website covering everything coming out of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. She’s listened to hours of Judge Kavanaugh presiding at oral arguments and says the audio offers a window into how he approaches the bench.
Sep. 5, 2018
The West
In early August three years ago, Barb Horn stood along the banks of the Animas River in the city of Durango, Colorado. Word had spread of a mine waste spill upstream near Silverton. She waited, alongside hundreds of others, for the waste to appear. But the plume took longer than expected and eventually arrived at night.
Sep. 5, 2018
Tom Steyer Backing Massive
Billionaire philanthropist Tom Steyer, who is behind the Clean Energy for a Healthy Arizona initiative, is also behind a campaign to recruit young voters.
Sep. 4, 2018
Pima County Approves Road Bond
The Pima County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to approve a bond ordinance for regional road construction, preservation and repair.
Sep. 4, 2018

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