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Arizona Red Cross Volunteers Head To Florida For Hurricane Relief
The Phoenix Fire Department deployed a disaster task force to Florida on Friday to help prepare. Now, Arizona Red Cross volunteers are also on their way.
Sept. 2, 2019
Wildlife Photographer Bertie Gregory Talks About His Work
Bertie Gregory has always enjoyed taking photos of wildlife. He was selected as one of the United Kingdom’s top wildlife photographers under 20, and has been named a National Geographic Young Explorer.
Sept. 2, 2019
Monsoon Stories 2019: The Sound Of Storms
A monsoon storm brings us an entire soundscape in a flash, from the wind to the rain, to the clap of lightning and rumble of thunder, to the hum of cicadas when the rains end. But monsoon storms can cross paths with a different kind of sound.
Sept. 2, 2019
Language Study Explores What Society Values — And Doesn’t — In Each Gender
Strong men. Caring women. Could those descriptors be switched around — caring men, strong women? Of course they could, but a study from the Pew Research Center shows that the words we associate with men and women may not be as fluid as we think.
Sept. 2, 2019
Prehistoric Footprints Discovered By Grand Canyon Hikers
Imagine you’re hiking in the Grand Canyon and you stumble upon a slab of fallen rock. On it are some odd indentations like overly-baked footprints. That’s exactly what happened to a group of hikers on the Bright Angel Trail.
Sept. 2, 2019
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Most people don’t have jobs where they’re able to challenge the status quo or do things that don’t fit neatly into a corporate package. Often the emotional response can range from throwing up your hands and looking for another place to work or even, finally, follow your dream.
Sept. 2, 2019
Northern Arizona Organizations Unite To Preserve Artifacts
The Northern Arizona Cultural Heritage Preservation Initiative includes organizations such as Cline Library at Northern Arizona University, the Museum of Northern Arizona, the Arizona Historical Society Pioneer Museum, Lowell Observatory and Flagstaff Public Library.
Sept. 2, 2019
Latest Tariffs Could Be More Noticeable To Consumer
More tariffs on Chinese goods have been put in place by the Trump administration. The new 15% tariffs kicked in Sunday and will impact clothing, shoes, sporting goods and select electronics.
Sept. 2, 2019
AAA: AZ Had Highest Rate Of Red-Light-Crash Fatalities
A new study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found that, nationally, the number of people killed in red-light crashes is on the rise. Per capita, Arizona had the highest rate of red-light-running fatalities, according to AAA Arizona.
Sept. 2, 2019
Interstate 17 Flood Control Upgrades Coming Soon
During last week’s monsoon, several underpasses along Interstate 17 in north Phoenix flooded, causing traffic delays. Upgrades are coming soon.
Sept. 2, 2019
Sonorans Encouraged To Apply For Young Entrepreneurs Fellowship
The U.S. Consul in Hermosillo is encouraging young entrepreneurs in Sonora, Mexico, to apply for a leadership program sponsored by the U.S. State Department. Entrepreneurs ages 25-35 from Latin America, the Caribbean and now Canada can apply for the U.S. State Department’s Young Leaders in America Initiative.
Sept. 2, 2019
Scientists Measure Vibrations Of Red Rock Tower In Utah
Castleton Tower, a red rock monolith near Moab, Utah, vibrates like a tuning fork, albeit a very slow one. Now, scientists have measured its frequencies.
Sept. 2, 2019
Does Modern Technology Actually Make Our Lives More Efficient?
Conventional wisdom is technology can make us more efficient. Dishwashers save us time in front of the sink and algorithms can help us quickly find a compatible mate and help employers weed out unqualified applicants. But Edward Tenner isn't so sure that the latest and greatest tech is making us more efficient.
Sept. 2, 2019
(Un)Affordable: How Zoning Rules Impact Affordability
City zoning rules determine what new buildings can look like, and boundaries between residential and commercial areas. But as Phoenix's rent and home prices continue to climb, more housing advocates are focusing on the way zoning impacts affordability.
Sept. 2, 2019
Corp Comm Proposes New Rules For Utility Cutoffs
The Corporation Commission is proposing new rules to prevent Arizona Public Service from disconnecting people’s service on the hottest and coldest days of the year.
Sept. 1, 2019
Monsoon Likely Tonight, Phoenix Could Cool Down
The National Weather Service is forecasting a 30% chance of rain and thunderstorms in the Phoenix, which might lead to cooler temperatures for the rest of the week.
Sept. 1, 2019
Arizonans Paid More For Gas Than Average
Despite lower-than-normal Labor Day gas prices across the country, Arizonans paid about $0.22 more than the national average.
Sept. 1, 2019
Legislators Renew Calls For Gun Control After Odessa
After the mass shooting in Odessa, Texas, that left seven dead and 22 injured, some legislators around the country are renewing calls for increased gun control at the federal level.
Sept. 1, 2019
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What is Arizona cuisine? That’s the question Phoenix New Times food critic Chris Malloy is attempting to answer in his series “Sonoran Arcana,” and he brings The Show along with him on the journey each month. Malloy observed Kai chef Ryan Swanson reinventing the key lime pie with desert ingredients.
More Sonoran Arcana: Mesquite Pods | Tepary Beans | Native Peppers | Beer
Sept. 1, 2019
7 dead in Odessa,Texas shooting rampage
The death toll in a West Texas shooting rampage increased to seven Sunday as authorities investigated why a man stopped by state troopers opened fire on them and fled, shooting more than 20 people before being killed by officers.
Legislators Renew Calls For Gun Control Following Odessa Shooting
Aug. 31, 2019

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