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It’s Snowing In Sonora! Be Careful On The Roads
Authorities are calling for caution in areas of neighboring Sonora, Mexico, where winter storms have left highways covered with snow.
Jan. 2, 2019
Chinese Smuggling Bust Could Help Endangered Porpoise In Mexico
Chinese authorities recently busted a leading fish smuggling syndicate in an effort to protect an endangered porpoise in Mexico’s Sea of Cortez.
Jan. 2, 2019
Kyl Gives Farewell After Short Senate Stint
Arizona’s outgoing Senator Jon Kyl said he kept busy during his brief tenure in the U.S. Senate. Kyl made his parting comments about four months after he was appointed to fill the late Sen. John McCain’s seat.
Jan. 2, 2019
Methane Released When Greenland Ice Sheet Melts
An international team has found that meltwater from beneath the Greenland ice sheet is brimming with methane. The findings suggest glacial melt could provide substantial amounts of the greenhouse gas globally.
Jan. 2, 2019
Auditor: Murphy District Financial Records Not Compliant
What that means is now the Arizona Board of Education can withhold up to 10 percent of the state funding Murphy gets until its finances are in compliance. The next state board meeting is the end of January.
Jan. 2, 2019
Union President: Shutdown Damaging Workforce
The partial shutdown of the federal government is now in its second week. For many of the workers affected by the shutdown, a resolution can’t come quickly enough.
Jan. 2, 2019
Leader Who Helped Transform Downtown Phoenix Retires
David Krietor has seen the scope of the change that’s happened in downtown Phoenix, and he’s been a big part of it. But on Jan. 1, a new president took over Downtown Phoenix, Inc. and Krietor retired.
Jan. 2, 2019
BBC Look-Ahead: What
The Show usually brings you a weekly look ahead at the international stories coming in the week ahead. But as a new year begins, here's a look at what’s to come in 2019 with BBC’s Rob Hugh-Jones.
Jan. 2, 2019
AZ Cardinals Fire Head Coach, Seeking Replacement
Earlier this week, a handful of NFL teams fired their head coaches, and the Arizona Cardinals organization was one of them, letting Steve Wilks go after only one season.
Jan. 2, 2019
Boas: Arizona Republic
The Arizona Republic has released its list of the 10 Arizona Newsmakers to watch in 2019, which includes federal and state lawmakers and other public policy influencers.
Jan. 2, 2019
Churches Ask For Help For Dropped Off Migrants
ICE officials have been dropping off migrants at some local churches, and the holidays and government shutdown haven’t slowed things down. If anything, activists say, resources are strained by the number of migrants needing assistance.
Jan. 2, 2019
Veterinary Workers Susceptible To Injuries, Illnesses
When we take our pet to the veterinarian, we’re focused on the health of our dog or cat, and usually not that of the tech or the veterinary assistant. But a federal survey shows that veterinary services had the second-highest rate of non-fatal job-related injuries and illnesses.
Jan. 2, 2019
Two Guys On Your Head: Resolution
Happy 2019! It’s that time of the year when we resolve to drink less, exercise more, save money, etc. It may feel really good to intend to do “better” in the new year, but as Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke explain in this 2015 episode, real change takes planning and hard work.
Jan. 2, 2019
The Takeaway: Inside The Big Business Of Migrant Detention
Across the country, detained immigrants make pennies a day at their jobs in detention. As the Trump administration continues to expand immigrant detention, the companies behind these prisons are profiting. Meanwhile, American taxpayers are the ones footing the bill for these facilities.
Jan. 2, 2019
The Takeaway: Brazil’s New President Takes Office And Takes A Stab At Politics As Usual
Brazil swore in its new president on Tuesday. Jair Bolsonaro is a far-right politician who has been dubbed the “Trump of the Tropics.” He won the country’s highest office in a hotly contested election which he won handily on a run-off in October, after campaigning on promises to do away with entrenched government corruption and get the country out of a growing deficit.
Jan. 2, 2019
Kennedy Supports Fellow Commissioners
One of Arizona’s incoming public utility regulators says she supports the effort by two of her counterparts to scrutinize the most recent rate hike by the state’s largest power company.
Jan. 2, 2019
Maricopa County Sues Opioid Makers
Maricopa County has sued more than a dozen pharmaceutical companies, arguing they helped cause the nationwide opioid epidemic. Among other things, the county claims the firms — including Purdue Pharma, which used to make OxyContin — engaged in deceptive marketing practices.
Jan. 2, 2019
Rare Storm System Brings Snow, Cold Snap To Arizona
To talk about the cold weather Arizona is experiencing, The Show was joined by Matt Pace. He’s a meteorologist with the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality.
Jan. 2, 2019
UCF
LSU snapped UCF's 25-game winning streak with a 40-32 victory at the Fiesta Bowl at State Farm Stadium in Glendale on Tuesday, spoiling the small-conference school's bid for more recognition.
Jan. 2, 2019
Even With Change In Gov
In the sunny northern Mexican state of Sonora, solar energy has been booming in recent years. That is expected to continue, even with the new administration of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador.
More News From Hermosillo, Mexico
Jan. 2, 2019

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