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House Committee Pass Bills To Prevent Uranium Mining Near Grand Canyon
A House Committee passed two bills Wednesday that would prevent companies from mining for uranium near the Grand Canyon.
July 17, 2019
Getting Art Into The Community, In North Phoenix
Elevate Coffee, located in the Norterra Shopping Center in north Phoenix, will become something of an art gallery for the next couple months. The Thunderbird Arts Center last week opened a new program called Thunderbird Art Works, which puts the work of four local artists into area businesses.
July 17, 2019
ASU Program Aims To Highlight Less Studied Languages
A program at Arizona State University is looking to cement the importance of some less-studied languages such as Macedonian and Armenian. Irina Levin is the new director of the Critical Languages Institute and joined The Show to talk about their goals.
July 17, 2019
Resources Needed To Identify Inmates With Mental Illnesses
To talk about how the corrections system identifies inmates with serious mental illnesses, The Show spoke with Jose Ashford, director of the Office of Forensic Social Work at Arizona State University.
July 17, 2019
Mexico May Leave WTO, Stressing Tensions With U.S.
The departure of Mexico’s ambassador from the World Trade Organization (WTO) could complicate trade disputes between the United State and Mexico — Arizona’s largest trading partner.
July 17, 2019
Book: Is Trumps Cabinet Weaker Than Other GOP Administrations
Before President Trump took office — and even before he was elected — there was a sizable collection of Republicans who fell into the camp labeled “Never Trumpers.” Alex Nazaryan of Yahoo News explores that in his new book, "The Best People: Trump’s Cabinet and the Siege on Washington."
July 17, 2019
BLM Headquarters Moving To Grand Junction, Colorado
The headquarters for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), which oversees hundreds of millions of acres of public land, will soon be moving out of Washington, D.C., and into the West. Colorado Public Radio’s Stina Sieg is based in Grand Junction, and joined The Show to talk about the move.
July 17, 2019
Hispanic Homeownership Is On The Rise
Last year, Hispanics saw their biggest gain in homeownership since before the Great Recession, and Hispanic homeownership gains over the past decade accounted for nearly 63% of all gains nationwide.
July 17, 2019
Arizona Storytellers: Greg Moore
In 2009, Greg Moore was working at the Kansas City Star. Moore arrived in Nairobi for a reporting project, and he quickly learned that English in Kenya is not the same as English in the United States.
July 17, 2019
Near Record Energy Usage Expected In Arizona This Week
There are more than 1.7 million housing units in Maricopa County, which means there are a lot of air conditioners running all day and all night. Especially this week.
July 17, 2019
Arizona Public Safety Pension Fund Considering Firing Leader
The Public Safety Personnel Retirement System board is scheduled to vote Wednesday on whether to take action against administrator Jared Smout after state investigators recommended he be fired.
July 17, 2019
Phoenix Police Officer Lawsuit Alleges Gender Discrimination
Thirty-two-year-old Angelique Briggs said after her supervisors found out she was pregnant last year, they took back their decision to transfer her to a different squad. Briggs said the resulting stress led to a miscarriage in June 2018.
July 17, 2019
Sentencing Delayed For Backpage Managers Who Pleaded Guilty
Sentencing has been postponed until July 2020 for two Backpage.com managers convicted in cases that accuse the site of ignoring warnings to stop running prostitution ads.
July 17, 2019
New Asylum Policy Hasn’t Deterred Some Asylum Seekers
The Trump administration published a new rule in the Federal Register Tuesday. It bars most asylum seekers who failed to apply for protection in “at least one country” through which they traveled on their way to the U.S. But Central American migrants making their way through Sonora, Mexico to the U.S. border say they’re undeterred by the news.
July 17, 2019
Doctor Training Shifts Conversation About Addiction And Opioids
Arizona health officials are pushing a new curriculum aimed at slowing the opioid overdose epidemic from the medicine prescribing angle. Another way to try and do that is being tested out by resident doctors by training their peers in using some of those same ideas of empathetic pain and addiction treatment.
Arizona Fellowships Offer Aspiring Doctors Path Into Addiction Medicine
July 17, 2019
Immigrant Rights Groups Sue Over Asylum Rule
Immigrant rights groups sued President Donald Trump’s administration over a rule that restricts asylum eligibility on the same day federal officials said they’d start enforcing it.
July 16, 2019
Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens Dies
John Paul Stevens, the bow-tied, independent-thinking, Republican-nominated justice who unexpectedly emerged as the Supreme Court's leading liberal, died Tuesday in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, after suffering a stroke Monday. He was 99.
July 16, 2019
Phoenix Group Hiring Foster Parents For Migrant Kids
Federal authorities say more than 60,000 migrant children have shown up alone at the U.S.-Mexico border since Oct. 1, 2018. A local organization is hiring foster parents to help care unaccompanied kids.
July 16, 2019
Interior Releases Plan To Disperse BLM Employees
The Interior Department on Tuesday released details of its plan to disperse Washington D.C.-based jobs in the Bureau of Land Management out into the West. But the plan is getting pushback.
July 16, 2019
Kirkpatrick: House Must Open  Impeachment Proceedings
Arizona Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick has joined the growing chorus of House members seeking an impeachment of President Donald Trump, saying Congress has no choice but to open an impeachment inquiry.
July 16, 2019

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