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Mesa School District Reviews Budget After Bond Passes
Mesa Assistant Superintendent Scott Thompson said while the bond will be a huge help with capital needs, the budget will need adjusting to keep wages competitive.
Nov. 20, 2018
U.S. Forest Service Under Fire For Cutting Old Growth Trees In Arizona Forest
The decision to cut more than 1,300 old-growth trees last summer in an Arizona forest has been criticized for breaking trust with the thinning project's backers.
Nov. 20, 2018
Troop Drawdown At Border Begins Despite Promises
About a week before the election, President Trump announced he might send up to 15,000 U.S. troops to help strengthen the southern border. A top Pentagon official said the number of active-duty U.S. military personnel at the border peaked at roughly 5,800 troops, and now it appears a quiet drawdown has begun.
Nov. 20, 2018
Another E. Coli Outbreak Linked To Romaine Lettuce
Another E. coli outbreak has been reported and it is once again linked to romaine lettuce. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released a food safety alert.
Nov. 20, 2018
Judge Rejects Ban On Asylum For Immigrants Crossing Border Illegally
Late Monday night, a federal court judge smacked down the Trump administration's ban on immigrants crossing the border illegally then asking asylum.
Nov. 20, 2018
Thousands Of Migrant Children Remain In Custody
It's been revealed that there are more than 14,000 undocumented immigrant children in federal U.S. custody.
Nov. 20, 2018
Remembering The Legacy Of Stewart Udall
The Udall name is synonymous with the Southwestern U.S. — including Arizona — and the environment. Author Scott Einberger wrote about Udall’s impact on environmental policy in his book, "Stewart Udall: With Distance in His Eyes."
Nov. 20, 2018
How Arizona Nonprofits Can Get, Keep More Volunteers
It’s the time of year where people are often asked to donate time or money to help nonprofits. And Arizona has a lot of them. The Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits represents more than 800 nonprofits across the state.
Nov. 20, 2018
Final Tally Is In For Maricopa County Ballots
Ballots for Maricopa County have finally been counted, marking the end of almost two weeks of counting and settling the remaining races. Adrian Fontes, the Maricopa County recorder, joined The Show to explain what's next.
Nov. 20, 2018
What Shopping Trends To Expect This Season
With Black Friday right around the corner, retailers are preparing for a strong holiday season. And, thanks to a new report by the commercial real estate services firm CBRE, we have information about how retailers hope to get our money.
Nov. 20, 2018
The Quiz Show: A Missing Statue, A Valuable Discovery, A New Slogan
And now it’s time for The Quiz Show!
Nov. 20, 2018
AZ
It’s a contentious time to be a teacher in Arizona. In that landscape, The Show sat down with the newest ambassador for Arizona public school teachers. Kareem Neal was just named the 2019 Teacher of the Year by the Arizona Educational Foundation.
Nov. 20, 2018
How AZ Task Force 1 Responded To Hurricane Florence
The federal government will send Phoenix a check for more than a million dollars to cover the work performed by Arizona Task Force 1 during Hurricane Florence.
Nov. 20, 2018
What
This has been California’s worst wildfire year on record, with almost 1.7 million acres having been burned. Pete Fule from Northern Arizona University joined The Show to talk about what has led to these destructive fires — and made them worse this season.
Nov. 20, 2018
An Interview With Secretary Of State-Elect Katie Hobbs
After a tight race against Republican Steve Gaynor, Katie Hobbs will take over as Arizona's secretary of state early next year. Hobbs is the first Democrat to hold the office in more than two decades, but she said she’s not interested in party agendas.
Nov. 20, 2018
The Vaquita
In the Upper Gulf of California, many people fish to survive. And while some fishermen support efforts to save the vaquita, other feel that their own survival and way of life is being destroyed. Part 2 of the series delves into the experiences of local fishermen of San Felipe and their complex relationship with the vaquita.
Hear Part One: Narco-Fishing
Nov. 20, 2018
The Takeaway: California
The devastating Camp Fire has fueled a search for answers. More than 1,000 people are listed as missing, thousands are homeless and at least 71 lives have been lost. Officials are investigating whether power lines owned by the state’s largest utility started the blaze.
Nov. 20, 2018
Ex-CEO Of  Valley Metro Sentenced To Probation
Stephen Banta had previously pleaded guilty to the felony charge after state auditors released a report saying Banta claimed that $32,000 in personal travel, meal and alcohol costs for him and his wife were expenses related to his work.
Nov. 20, 2018
The Takeaway: El Chapo
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's trial is underway — a trial that will mark the fate of one of the world's most powerful drug lords.
Nov. 20, 2018
Mohave Considers Registry For Vulnerable Residents
The death of a 7-year-old Bullhead City boy with autism has prompted Mohave County leaders to look at better ways of protecting vulnerable residents before they go missing.
Nov. 19, 2018

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