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Mexico City Still Seeks Earthquake Solutions
Sept. 19 marks the anniversary of Mexico City’s two most devastating earthquakes — one in 1985 and one in 2017. Today, the city still debates on what were the lessons learned.
Sep. 19, 2018
After Ruling, Uncertainty Looms Over AZ Medical Marijuana Industry
Arizona may have a booming medical marijuana industry. But a recent court ruling could jeopardize one of the fastest growing products — cannabis oil. The case is expected to reach the state's highest court. And it's revealing how the industry is still struggling to find legitimacy, even as more people than ever use marijuana.
Sep. 19, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: How Our Brains Process Time
Time flies when you're having fun, the old saying goes. But how can time — maybe the most fundamental concept of the universe — feel different under different conditions?
Sep. 19, 2018
The Takeaway: Can There Be Redemption For The Accused In The #MeToo Movement?
Today, on Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement, Jewish people across the world ask for forgiveness for misdeeds they've committed. This year, the holiday comes at a time when many prominent men are attempting to reenter the public sphere following allegations of sexual assault and harassment.
Sep. 19, 2018
The Takeaway: Trump
The Trump administration announced another round of tariffs on a list of nearly 6,000 different kinds of goods imported from China, this week. China struck back with additional $60 billion dollars in tariffs on American goods.
Sep. 19, 2018
Grijalva And Pierson Face Off During Debate
“He's not a good example of a Mexican, not a good example of a Mexican-American, and he's not a good example of an American,” Pierson said.
Sep. 19, 2018
Ducey Open To Reform Of Charter School Regulations
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey says he’s open to ideas about how to reform the way charter schools operate. This comes after Republican lawmaker Eddie Farnsworth cashed in on the sale of his for-profit charter school and its four campuses.
Sep. 19, 2018
Q&AZ: Is It Rare To Be An Arizona Native?
Arizona is a commuter state, as only 39.7 percent of residents in 2017 were born in the state, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey.
Sep. 19, 2018
Sunnyslope High Secretary Accused Of Embezzlement
According to the Arizona Auditor’s report, in August of 2017 Eunice Lopez admitted to school officials she had taken 151 cash payments meant for parking permits for herself.
Sep. 18, 2018
Ice Volcanoes Help Shape Topography Of Ceres
A newly published study by University of Arizona planetary scientists confirms the topography of the dwarf planet Ceres was shaped by ice volcanoes.
Sep. 18, 2018
AZ Needs More Reserves To Weather Economic Downturn
While U.S. states’ financial health has strengthened in 2018 compared with last year, fewer than half have enough financial reserves to weather the first year of a moderate recession, according to a report released Monday.
Sep. 18, 2018
Study Details Costs Of High Arizona Imprisonment Rate
Arizona has the fourth-highest per capita imprisonment rate in the country and a new report details the factors putting people behind bars. On the heels of a similar report released by the ACLU, FWD.US is out with a study of the causes for Arizona’s high imprisonment rate.
Sep. 18, 2018
Medical School Coming To Phoenix Park Central Mall
Less than a month after Phoenix leaders approved plans to build a parking garage at Park Central Mall, a new tenant has been revealed.
Sep. 18, 2018
Dr. Joseph Sirven: Location, Location, Location
When it comes to dementia prevention, realtors may have the right advice. Medical commentator Dr. Joseph Sirven explains.
Sep. 18, 2018
Canadian Company Acquires Helium Rich Arizona Land
Earlier this month, about 4,000 acres of federal land in northern Arizona were put up for auction for oil and gas development.
Sep. 18, 2018
The Takeaway: As Detroit Schools Shut Down Water Over Lead Concerns, Contamination Points To A National Crisis
In Detroit, drinking water was shut off across all 106 public schools, when new test results showed elevated levels of copper and lead. While officials map out a long-term solution, students are left drinking bottled water supplied by the district.
Sep. 18, 2018
Canals Could Become Economic Engines For Valley
As the weather starts to get a bit cooler, at least in the morning and evening, you might start to see more and more walkers, joggers, cyclists, dog walkers and other people along the canals that run through the Phoenix area.
Sep. 18, 2018
U.S. Foreign-Born Population At Historic High
While so much of the rhetoric around immigration has to do with protecting our southern border, a new analysis by the Pew Research Center shows that, in recent years, Asia has surpassed Latin America as the largest source of newly arrived U.S. immigrants.
Sep. 18, 2018
Aid Group Director Concerned Over Refugee Reduction Announcement
Aaron Rippenkroeger, executive director of the International Rescue Committee, which aids refugees, joined The Show to share his concerns over Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's announcement.
Sep. 18, 2018
President
Plans to conduct two nationwide FEMA tests on Thursday have been put off a couple of weeks to October 3rd.
Sep. 18, 2018

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