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 What Guarantees Preservation Of History?
Earlier this month, a fire destroyed an estimated 90 percent of the nearly 20 million pieces housed at the National Museum of Brazil. But in burning artifacts, the blaze also erased a large amount of the country’s history. Around the world, museums house the items that tell a region’s story.
Sep. 12, 2018
Arts Activist On Hip Hop, Black Lives Matter And Resegregation
Jeff Chang is an arts activist. His work documents the growth and impact of hip hop culture in the U.S. from New York in the 1970s to today. Now, he says movements like Black Lives Matter have given new life to the kind of resistance that hip hop gives voice to.
Sep. 12, 2018
Police, Fire Ask For Millions For Infrastructure
After years of putting off building maintenance and vehicle replacements, the city of Phoenix is considering some large requests from the police and fire departments. During a council work study session yesterday, both chiefs laid out their infrastructure needs.
Sep. 12, 2018
Summit Looks At Worldwide Climate Change
A summit is getting underway today in San Francisco looking into the efforts of cities, states, regions, companies and investors to deal with climate change.
Sep. 12, 2018
How Do Hurricanes Get Their Names?
Shakespeare told us a rose by any other name would smell just as sweet — but we're not so sure that goes for hurricane names. So how do hurricanes get their names?
Sep. 12, 2018
North Carolina Braces For Hurricane Florence
Hurricane Florence is expected to make landfall in North Carolina on Thursday, with what one federal official calls a “Mike Tyson punch.”
Sep. 12, 2018
ACLU Releases Plan To Reduce Incarceration
The ACLU has introduced a nationwide plan to reduce prison populations and racial disparities behind bars — problems that are even more of a challenge here in Arizona, according to Alessandra Soler, executive director of the ACLU of Arizona.
Sep. 12, 2018
Hess: Legislative Republicans Always Trying To Disqualify Libertarians
For the first time in more than two decades, a Libertarian candidate will not be on the Arizona ballot. Barry Hess, who’s been the Libertarian candidate for governor in every election since 2002, joined The Show to talk about it.
Sep. 12, 2018
County Recorder On What Happened Election Day
Since primary election day last month, the Maricopa County Recorder’s Office has been tight-lipped about problems that left many voters delayed and confused when they showed up at the polls.
Sep. 12, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: The Psychology Of Confidence
We might think that confidence is a performance and that some people are more believable than others because they exude a certainty that we don't have. However, it turns out that confidence comes with experience and knowledge, and that having some hesitation about accuracy can be beneficial.
Sep. 12, 2018
The Takeaway: Do Cops In Schools Make Students Safer?
In the wake of Parkland and other mass shootings in schools, there are more police stationed in schools to help prevent violence. But a new investigation points to violence being perpetrated by those very cops, with some 120+ students being tasered by school police in recent years.
Sep. 12, 2018
Arizona Storytellers: Seth Fox
Seth Fox grew up in a small town in Nebraska. As a child he was obsessed with the movie "Annie," and he loved Boy George and the kids at his school thought he was weird. In high school he met a guy named Chad, who also didn't really fit in. As Fox put it, he had found his fellow weirdo and was delighted.
Sep. 12, 2018
AZ AG Investigating Search Engine Fraud
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has launched an investigation into search engine companies for possible consumer fraud.
Sep. 12, 2018
Attorneys Seek To Overturn Edible Marijuana Ruling
Attorneys for a medical marijuana patient are asking the Arizona Supreme Court to consider their argument that there is no difference between edibles, liquids and dried leaves.
Sep. 12, 2018
Court: TUSD Has Mostly Fulfilled Terms In Desegregation Case
A federal court has found that the Tucson Unified School District has mostly fulfilled a 2013 consent decree to resolve a decades-long battle to end racial disparity.
Sep. 12, 2018
AZ Governor
A 2015 law makes it much harder for candidates of recognized minor parties to actually get their names on the general election ballot, whether through petitions or write-in votes.
Sep. 12, 2018
Corp Comm Ruling Reduces Incentive for New TEP Solar
Critics say the ruling will reduce the incentives solar had provided ratepayers and could cause the industry to collapse, according to reporting by the Arizona Daily Star. The new rate plan, approved by a 3-2 vote, only applies to new solar customers.
Sep. 12, 2018
Changing Woman, Part 5: The Healer
Like thousands of other Navajos, Haley Laughter was raised Mormon and had to seek out her people’s spiritual teachings. Today, she bridges that cultural gap that so many young Navajos are trying to leap across. This is the fifth episode of "Changing Woman," and today's lesson is: "You are sacred."
Part One | Part Two | Part Three | Part Four | Part Five | Hear The Podcast
Sep. 12, 2018
Phoenix Rescue Team Sent To NC For Hurricane
Seventeen years ago, Arizona sent an elite search-and-rescue team to New York after the 9/11 terror attack left the World Trade Center’s towers in rubble. That same crew is going to North Carolina for the hurricane effort.
Sep. 11, 2018
Lawyer: Pima Justice Of Peace Indicted On Tax Charges
A lawyer representing Pima County Justice of Peace Keith Bee says his client has been indicted on federal charges of filing false statements on his business' tax returns.
Sep. 11, 2018

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