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As Temperatures Reach 114 , Where Are The Monsoons?
If you’re wondering where this year’s monsoon rains are, you’re not alone.
Aug. 20, 2019
Hance Park Receives $2 Million To Build Mega Playground
Downtown Phoenix’s Margaret T. Hance Park is about to get a massive facelift.
Aug. 20, 2019
Maricopa County Pushes To Combat Homelessness
Eliminating homelessness in the Valley, with a focus on veterans, has been a strongly-expressed aim of leaders here for a number of years. Amid this push to fight homelessness, Phoenix’s Justa Center for homeless seniors faces an uncertain future after serving the community for more than a decade.
Aug. 20, 2019
Raising Phoenix: Dancing Queen
The Show spoke with Amy about her column, Dancing Queen, which focuses on dance teacher Frances Smith Cohen, who taught in the Valley for decades.
Aug. 20, 2019
AZ Jobs Hold Strong In Swaying Market, Pay Still Sluggish
The new jobless numbers are out, and signals of another recession appear to be, at least by July figures, less of a threat for Arizona.
Aug. 20, 2019
AZ Education Executive To Focus On Equity, Diversity
“We do have a lot of inequities in our education system in Arizona, whether that be from school to school or even within schools we’re seeing that different groups of students are achieving at different levels,” said Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman.
Aug. 20, 2019
Ducey: ADC Directors Resignation A New Opportunity
With the director of Arizona's Department of Corrections scheduled to step down September 13, Governor Doug Ducey sees an opportunity to make a "fresh start."
Aug. 20, 2019
(Un)Affordable: Housing Vouchers Dont Guarantee A Place to Live
If you’re putting 30% of your income or less toward housing costs, that’s what’s considered “affordable.” But as rents rise, that budget is out of reach for more and more Arizonans.
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Aug. 20, 2019
Phoenix Starts Tracking When Police Officers Point Guns At People
The Phoenix Police Department on Monday announced that a new policy and gave an update on two others. All are part of ongoing efforts to reduce violent police-community encounters.
Aug. 19, 2019
Camp Verde District Had Its Computer Systems Hacked
Camp Verde Unified School District had its computer systems hacked several weeks ago.
Aug. 19, 2019
Arizona Wildfire Activity Remains High Due To Heat
Arizona wildfire activity remains high due to heat. Although fewer fires have burned compared to last year, the number of acres burned has doubled. The majority of these fires have one thing in common.
Aug. 19, 2019
Report: 6M Of Acres Of State Lands In West Inaccessible
Millions of acres of state-owned land in the West are landlocked by private property and largely inaccessible to hunters, anglers and other recreational users.
Aug. 19, 2019
Warren Makes Public Apology At Native American Forum
Democratic Presidential Candidate Elizabeth Warren took a moment at a presidential candidate forum to address Indian Country issues to apologize for claiming Cherokee ancestry, an issue that almost derailed her campaign.   
Aug. 19, 2019
Writer Gets Personal About Americas Gun Debate
The recent shootings in El Paso and Dayton have reignited the debate over gun control and gun rights. But for many people, the conversations have been less policy, and more personal. That’s the case for writer and journalism teacher Fernanda Santos.
Aug. 19, 2019
Boas: Cancel Culture
The Show regularly checks in with Editorial Board of the Arizona Republic to talk about the big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
Aug. 19, 2019
BBC Look-Ahead: Sudan Takes Steps Toward Democracy
It’s a big week for the country of Sudan. For more on that and other international stories coming up this week, The Show was joined by BBC’s Rich Preston.
Aug. 19, 2019
How Planned Parenthoods Withdrawal From Title X Impacts Arizona Patients
Planned Parenthood says it will withdraw from Title X, the federal program that administers millions of dollars for contraceptives and other family planning services that largely goes to low-income people across the country.
Aug. 19, 2019
Months After Completing The DCP, We Have To Use It
Just a few months after completing the drought contingency plan for the Colorado River, water managers in the southwest will have to implement it starting in 2020.
Aug. 19, 2019
Asylum Seekers From Around The World Wait In San Luis Rio Colorado
In "Tracing The Migrant Journey," we've heard dispatches from Honduras, the Mexico-Guatemala border and Guadalajara. Now we head to the border in San Luis Rio Colorado, Mexico, just a 45-minute drive south of Yuma.
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Aug. 19, 2019
UA Scientists Build Virtual Universe To Study Galaxy Formation
University of Arizona researchers have built a computer model that grows simulated universes from cosmological childhood to present day. The results could help scientists answer key questions about why our galaxies formed the way they did.
Aug. 19, 2019

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