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Will Clean Energy Initiative Create Jobs — Or Cost Them?
A new study released by backers of the campaign to raise Arizona’s renewable energy standards to 50 percent by 2030 found that if the initiative passes, Arizona’s solar industry could add 16,000 new jobs by 2030. Many disagree with that assessment — and The Show heard from both sides.
Sep. 26, 2018
Former County Attorney On Rachel Mitchell: I Would Have Advised Her Not To Do This
Rachel Mitchell, an Arizona sex crimes prosecutor, has been tapped to lead the questioning of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault. Former Maricopa County Attorney Rick Romley joined The Show to talk about the assignment.
Sep. 26, 2018
Reporters Investigate PetSmart Grooming Deaths
A report by New Jersey’s NJ.com discovered that 47 dogs in 14 states had died soon after being groomed at PetSmart — and 32 of those had occurred since 2015. Sophie Nieto-Munoz is one of those NJ.com reporters, and she joined The Show to talk about it.
Sep. 26, 2018
Researchers Use Gallium As Trojan Horse Against Bacteria
Each year, 2 million people in the U.S. develop an antibiotic-resistant infection, and 23,000 die from one, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Now, the current crisis is inspiring some researchers to revisit old ideas.
Sep. 26, 2018
Blackwater School In Gila River Gets $30.1M Infusion
On Tuesday, Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs Tara Mac Lean Sweeney announced the Gila River Indian community under the O’odham Tribe will get a $30.1 million award for its Blackwater Community School in Coolidge.
Sep. 26, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: How We Learn Language
Can you remember what it was like for you to learn your native language? Probably not, but why is that? As humans, we begin learning to speak during the earliest stages of our lives, in infancy. Most people don’t have many accessible memories from this period of development. How do we do that?
Sep. 26, 2018
The Takeaway: Cosby In Prison And Its Implications In #MeToo Era
Bill Cosby, once known to millions as “America’s Dad,” was sentenced to three to 10 years in state prison for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman in his home in 2004.
Sep. 26, 2018
Corporation Commission Wants Review Of Gas Pipelines
A member of the Arizona Corporation Commission is calling for the state's natural gas operators to review the safety of their pipelines. Commissioner Andy Tobin said Tuesday that he called an emergency meeting with Southwest Gas and Kinder Morga
Sep. 26, 2018
Candidates Spar On Taxes, Education, Border Wall
Gov. Doug Ducey and David Garcia met for the second time in two nights. The hour-long debate in Tucson included some heated exchanges.
Sep. 26, 2018
Construction Co. Eyes Future Without Guest Workers
Oct. 1 marks the start of a new year for the federal government. And immigration officials have already been processing requests from business owners who want to hire foreign guest workers through the tiny H-2B visa program. In Part 1 of a Fronteras Desk special report on labor and migration, the story of a Arizona-based drywall company that turned to H-2B labor as the economic recovery began and it’s share of the market grew.
Sep. 26, 2018
Talk On Phoenix-Guadalajara Cultural Exchange Tonight
A Phoenix-based nonprofit will host a public talk Wednesday as part of an annual artist exchange between Latin American artists from Phoenix and the Mexican city of Guadalajara.
Sep. 26, 2018
Sandra Day O’Connor Honored On Anniversary Of Appointment To Court
As the controversy over the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh continues to embroil Washington, D.C., the nation’s high court is marking a significant anniversary: 37 years ago Tuesday, Arizona’s Sandra Day O’Connor became the nation’s first female Supreme Court justice.
Sep. 25, 2018
U.S.-China Trade War Creating Cheaper Prices In AZ Grocery Stores
Julie Murphree, spokeswoman for the Arizona Farm Bureau Federation, said the trade war with China has resulted in the country putting new tariffs on U.S. pork products. At last count, the tariffs hit 60 percent.
Sep. 25, 2018
GOP Bringing In AZ Prosecutor For Kavanaugh Hearing
Senate Republicans are bringing in Arizona prosecutor Rachel Mitchell to handle questioning about allegations of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh at Thursday's Senate Judiciary Committee hearing.
Sep. 25, 2018
The Cooper Center Aims To Teach Children About Nature
The Cooper Center wants to enhance children's positive experiences in nature, give them basic ecological understandings, and inspire them to live in more sustainable lives.
Sep. 25, 2018
Tale Of Family Separation Captures Attention Of AZ Students
How do you teach a child about political upheaval, family separation and perseverance? In one Queen Creek classroom students learn from a New York Times Bestselling author.
Sep. 25, 2018
New Video Service In Sky Harbor To Assist Hard-Of-Hearing Travelers
A new video service to assist deaf, hard-of-hearing or speech-challenged travelers has been implemented in Terminal 4 of Sky Harbor International Airport. The system will allow travelers who communicate with American Sign Language to video chat with an interpreter service to assist them.
Sep. 25, 2018
On National Issues: AZ Voters Care Most About Health Care
The study released Tuesday by West Health Institute asked for voter concerns state by state regarding six national topics: business or trade, environment, national security, immigration, jobs and the economy, and health care costs.
Sep. 25, 2018
Pederson Group Purchases 23 Acres Of North Phoenix Land
Retail developer buys 23 acres of State Trust Land at the corner of 35th avenue and Happy Valley Road.
Sep. 25, 2018
Lawsuit Seeks Documents On Delays In Processing Citizenship Applications
Immigrant rights groups are taking the federal government to court over access to records tied to applications for citizenship.
Sep. 25, 2018

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