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Homeless panhandler poverty
As we awoke to freezing temperatures across the state, volunteers in Tucson continue to count the homeless. The numbers still need to be tallied and validated before they're submitted for federal aid. But Anne Scott with the Maricopa Association of Governments went out with more than 300 volunteers and professionals.
Jan. 25, 2017
Arizona Geological Survey
A new fissure has been discovered south of Arizona City in Pinal County. Mike Conway with the Arizona Geological Survey says it’s about 1.8 miles long. That’s almost a mile longer than other fissures in the same area.
Jan. 25, 2017
President Donald Trump announced that he intends to stick to a cornerstone promise of his campaign for a wall along the entire U.S.-Mexico border. The president vowed to bring on 5,000 new Customs and Border Protection officers and agents and finish a wall along the Mexican border.
Jan. 25, 2017
Every year, there are 26,000 babies who die at birth in the United States. Stillbirths are 10 times more common than having a child die from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. One mother who’s suffered this loss is ASU health researcher Jennifer Huberty. She spoke with The Show’s Lauren Gilger about the loss of her daughter, Raine.
Jan. 25, 2017
Football field
Earlier this month, University of Arizona Athletic Director Greg Byrne decided to leave Tucson for the University of Alabama. Byrne was highly-sought after in this changing world of college athletics because of a combination of skills.
Jan. 25, 2017
Federal Courthouse
Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio was in federal court Wednesday for a pretrial hearing. Arpaio is facing criminal contempt of court charges from the U.S. Department of Justice.
Jan. 25, 2017
downtown Phoenix
To learn about the definition of a smart city and how quickly they’re developing, we spoke with Chelsea Collier, the founder of Digi.Citi and editor-at-large of Smart Cities Connect.
Jan. 25, 2017
Huge swaths of California have been hit by heavy rain this winter. But this doesn’t mean that the years-long drought in California and the Southwest is over.
Jan. 25, 2017
Brian David Johnson
Brian David Johnson is a Futurist, and is the Futurist-in-Residence at ASU’s Center for Science and the Imagination.
Jan. 25, 2017
Phoenix Comicon has exploded in popularity — sort of like the way Superman’s home planet blew up but better. But complications can arise when things grow, and for Phoenix Comicon, that came in the form of staff management.
Jan. 25, 2017
In response to the election of Donald Trump, progressives are taking a page out of the Tea Party’s playbook to start to organize in opposition to the new president. It started with the Indivisible Guide, which started popping up on some social-media feeds after the election as a practical way to resist the Trump agenda.
Jan. 25, 2017
Donald Trump
The state Legislature’s Native American Caucus this hour is responding to President Trump’s Executive Orders on two controversial pipeline projects: Keystone XL and Dakota Access.
Jan. 25, 2017
Sonoran Institute logo
Members of the Congressional Western Caucus, led by Chair Paul Gosar of Arizona’s Fourth District, are calling on the new administration to appoint people with experience working on western issues to positions that impact this region. To talk about some of those western issues is Seth Cothrun with the Sonoran Institute.
Jan. 25, 2017
Medical marijuana at Giving Tree
Arizonans, with medical permission, consumed more than 29 tons of marijuana last year, according to new numbers from the Department of Public Health.
Jan. 25, 2017
texting and driving
State lawmakers are moving fast on legislation to keep cellphones out of the hands of new drivers.
Jan. 25, 2017
solar panels
Tempe-based Amtech Systems closed the trading day up Tuesday, after announcing new solar equipment orders topping $60 million, more than five times the orders during the previous quarter.
Jan. 25, 2017
kids in school uniforms
A state lawmaker is trying to provide taxpayer dollars to help parents pay for private and parochial schools.
Jan. 25, 2017
The city constructed a new water treatment plant that will allow Apache Junction to manage its own CAP allotment.
Jan. 25, 2017
Downtown Gilbert
A charter school plans to expand in Gilbert near the Santan Freeway and Higley Road. Higley Unified School District once had its eye on the same land, but backed off because the town’s general plan envisioned the property as a business park.
Jan. 25, 2017
It’s early in Arizona’s legislative session, but local businesses that provide care to those with developmental disabilities are already making their voices heard. On Tuesday, representatives of the industry, their clients and advocates called on lawmakers to push for more funding in the state budget.
Jan. 25, 2017

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