Music touches nearly every part of our lives. On this episode, we explore the science and power of music — what does research tell us about this emotionally moving force? Can scientists tap into our love for music to help us lead better lives?
Lend Me Your Ears is a podcast exploring how Shakespeare’s works have shaped our modern views on politics. In this episode, it looks at one of Shakespeare’s most accessible works: Julius Caesar. Why was the Bard so fascinated with the fall of the Roman Republic?
Heavy rain has reached the Flagstaff area — about 3 to 4 inches fell up north earlier Wednesday. An official said the Coconino County Sheriff's Office is teaming up with emergency management to assess the flooding northeast of Flagstaff along Highway 89.
It used to be that if you needed to travel across the country, you wouldn’t get on a plane, you’d hop on a train. But there isn’t even an Amtrak stop here in Phoenix and, out here in the West, Amtrak wants to scale back travel options even further.
Last week on The Show, we talked about migrant children housed in a vacant office building in Phoenix. MVM, the defense contractor in charge of those children, terminated its lease on the property. That was less than a week after Aura Bogado with Reveal broke the story.
If you drive around the Phoenix area right now, it may feel like there’s an apartment boom happening. It seems like there’s a new apartment building going up on every other corner — especially in the central city.
The Show addressed efforts to increase turnout among Latino voters on Tuesday's program. Ethan Epstein, associate editor of the Weekly Standard and a contributor to Politico Magazine, looks at a slightly different population of Latino voters.
For a time in Arizona, registered voters expressing no party preference outnumbered Republicans and Democrats. That momentum has leveled off, and those who identify themselves with the two dominant parties tend to be extremely loyal — more so than in the past.
Parkinson’s disease is the second most common neuro-degenerative disease, affecting a high percentage of people over the age of 65. Researchers at the University of Arizona are hoping that by re-purposing an existing drug, they can help more Parkinson’s patients.
Earlier this month, Grand Canyon University announced it will finally be allowed to convert back to a nonprofit university after 14 years using a for-profit model. The move will cost K-12 schools in Arizona and mean millions in lost tax revenue.
At 5 p.m. Wednesday, Phoenix Councilman Daniel Valenzuela will officially lose his City Council title. He's resigning to run for mayor, and isn't the the only person on the council to do so. Councilwoman Kate Gallego will also be resigning.
Campaign finance reports show the parent company of the state’s biggest utility has already set aside almost $11 million to spend on elections this year. Most of that is being allocated to defeat a ballot measure that’d require more than half the state’s energy to come from renewable sources by 2030.
The trial of Gary Pierce ended Tuesday in a mistrial after jurors deadlocked on charges that he accepted $31,000 in bribes from a water company owner in exchange for favorable regulatory decisions. Katie Campbell of the Arizona Capitol Times talked to the foreperson about the outcome.