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50 Years Of El Metro: Secrets Of The Unusual Transportation System
Mexico City’s subway is turning 50. It's one of the largest in the world — and one of the most peculiar ones. In this series, we’ll explore the Metro's secrets and the lessons it could bring to U.S. cities like Phoenix, where rail systems are small or non-existent.
Oct. 17, 2019
Report: Water Replenishment Program Faces Uncertainty
It has allowed developers to grow subdivisions since the early 1990s. A key water management tool that enables housing development in central Arizona does not have a rosy future. That’s a key finding of a new report from Arizona State University.
Oct. 17, 2019
Phoenix Council Votes For Higher Uber, Lyft Fees At Sky Harbor Airport
Uber and Lyft now pay a $2.66 fee when they pick passengers at Sky Harbor Airport terminals. The Phoenix City Council voted for a proposal from Sky Harbor officials to increase the fee to $4 in 2020, and gradually to $5 in 2024.
Oct. 16, 2019
1 Year Since 1st Migrant Caravan Seen Crossing Into U.S.
People had been migrating from Central America for decades, but October last year was the first time a river of thousands were being seen walk across screens in the U.S. Within days, President Trump threatened to close the southwest border if the migrants were allowed to advance.
Oct. 16, 2019
Why More Seniors Are Becoming Homeless
The number of older Arizonans who are becoming homeless for the first time is on the rise. And once a person becomes homeless, it can take up to two years to get into affordable housing.
Oct. 16, 2019
Shootout In Southern Mexico Leaves 15 Dead
Fifteen people were killed during a shootout Tuesday in southern Mexico. According to the Mexican government, the deadly shots were fired while the military repelled aggressions.
Oct. 16, 2019
 Acknowledging Spike In Sonoran Violence, Security Secretary Hopes To Counter Trend
In the Empalme and Guaymas area, near the popular beach resort of San Carlos, Security Secretary Alfonso Durazo said police forces will be put under a single military command. That will help purge police officers with suspected links to organized crime.
Oct. 16, 2019
Barbara Barrett Confirmed As Next Air Force Secretary
Arizona businesswoman and diplomat Barbara Barrett has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the next Secretary of the Air Force. Her nomination was approved today.
Oct. 16, 2019
Lawmakers Approve Audit Of School Vouchers
Lawmakers have ordered an audit of the state Department of Education’s handling of the roughly $1.3 million available to administer the Empowerment Scholarship program.
Oct. 16, 2019
AZ Lawmakers Get Early Start On Sanctuary Cities, Attack Ads, ESAs
We may be in the interim between legislative sessions, but your state legislators have been keeping busy. Now is the time for crafting the ideas that will eventually be introduced at the Capitol, which also means drawing battle lines.
Oct. 16, 2019
Immigrant Advocates Work Through Public Charge Uncertainty
Federal judges have temporarily blocked a Trump administration rule that would have made it more difficult for immigrants to obtain green cards if they use government benefits like food stamps and Medicaid.
Oct. 16, 2019
What Responsibility Does News Have In Our Polarized Time?
What responsibility do networks, newspapers and social media companies have to not only present facts, but also help viewers, listeners and readers understand what’s going on within our national institutions?
Oct. 16, 2019
Number Of People In U.S. Households Is Expected To Go Up
The number of people in households in the United States has been on the decline pretty much since its founding, but this decade is expected to be the first in which that longtime trend reverses.
Oct. 16, 2019
Former Deputy Director Shares CIA Experiences, Warts And All
As former deputy director of intelligence for the CIA, Carmen Medina helped lead the digital evolution of the spy agency.
Oct. 16, 2019
Impeachment Inquiry: How Trump Compares To Nixon
The Washington Post printed an Op-Ed last week calling for President Trump’s impeachment. This piece was particularly unique because it was signed by 17 former members of the Justice Department’s Watergate special prosecution team.
Oct. 16, 2019
UA Responds To National Survey On Sexual Assault On Campus
The Show recently covered a new survey on sexual assault and misconduct on college campuses from the Association of American Universities. Among the findings in this year’s version was that about a quarter of undergraduate women said they’d been the victim of nonconsensual contact.
Oct. 16, 2019
Arizona Nonprofits Prepare For End Of APS Shut-Off Moratorium
As a result of the Corporation Commission-imposed moratorium on power shut-offs, APS says around 88,000 ratepayers owe more than $30 million. For many of those customers, it’ll still be a challenge to pay their bills even after the break.
Oct. 16, 2019
The Migrant Crisis From A Native American Perspective
As a migrant crisis continues to play out on the southern border this year, from child separations to months-long lines on the Mexican side of the line, there’s one perspective we haven’t heard as much from.
Oct. 16, 2019
Arizona Has More STIs Than The National Average
New numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show Arizona has a higher incidence of some sexually transmitted infections than the national average.
Oct. 16, 2019
The Takeaway: Democrats Face Off in Fourth Presidential Debate
Elizabeth Warren, who has seen her standing in the polls surge in recent weeks, entered the fray as the arguable front-runner. The rest of the pack largely centered their arguments around her center of gravity.
Oct. 16, 2019

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