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The Pulse: Teens Ghost Social Media
Amanda Lenhart of the Better Life Lab at New America, a nonprofit think tank in Washington D.C., studies teens and technology. A 2017 poll she led found that 58 percent of American teens have started to put their phones down and step away from social media.
Apr. 10, 2018
Study: Southwest Wildfires Boost Stream Flows
Wildfire seasons in the U.S. are growing longer and more destructive, and a dry Arizona winter could mean a rough fire season ahead. Now, research points to a surprising link between wildfires and streamflows.
Apr. 10, 2018
WATCH: Facebook
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is appearing on Capitol Hill for a second day of hearings about protecting its users' data. The House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing follows hours of questioning by lawmakers in the Senate.
Apr. 10, 2018
DACA Students Vow To Continue Fighting For In-State Tuition
In the hours after the Arizona Supreme Court struck down in-state tuition for DACA recipients, students gathered at the state Capitol.
Apr. 9, 2018
How Microchipping Saguaro Cacti Helps Protect Them From Theft
Saguaros are one of the symbols of Arizona. The majestic cacti stand tall in our landscape, but in Saguaro National Park, they are being stolen.
Apr. 9, 2018
Arizona National Guard Deploys To Mexican Border
Arizona will send 338 National Guard members to the Mexican border on a support mission dubbed Operation Guardian Shield, which the governor said will be paid for by the federal government.
Apr. 9, 2018
AZ Supreme Court Blocks In-State Tuition For
The Arizona Supreme Court ruled on Monday that DACA recipients are not eligible for in-state college tuition.
Apr. 9, 2018
Should Autonomous Car Makers Slow Down Testing?
The tragic accident that saw an autonomous Uber vehicle strike and kill a pedestrian has led many to call for a dramatic slowdown in testing and increased regulations. Some engineers believe such a slowdown makes the most sense in the long run and will ultimately lead to better autonomous cars with fewer flaws.
Apr. 9, 2018
Trans Queer Pueblo Stages Protest At Phoenix Pride Festival
For the second year in a row, Trans Queer Pueblo, an advocacy organization for queer and trans people of color, staged a protest at the Phoenix Pride Festival. Maria Polletta is diversity and inequality reporter for the Arizona Republic and joins The Show to talk about it.
Apr. 9, 2018
BBC Look-Ahead: Syrian Civilians Killed In Suspected Chemical Weapons Attack
Over the weekend, reports surfaced that the Syrian government carried out a suspected chemical weapons attack on the rebel-held capitol of Douma. Here for our weekly look at the big international stories in the coming days is the BBC’s Rich Preston.
Apr. 9, 2018
Phil Boas On Arizona
The Southwest drought continues, and Lake Mead levels are dropping to levels that could indicate a very near-term shortage. How close are we to making tough decisions to help assure our future water supply? Arizona Republic editorial director Phil Boas joins The Show for his weekly appearance to talk about it.
Apr. 9, 2018
Arizona DES Holds Job Fair For People With Autism
With Arizona’s unemployment rate around five percent, many companies struggle to find workers. But one job fair hopes to close the gap by connecting employers with potential employees they may have overlooked.
Apr. 9, 2018
Restoration Brings New Life To Santa Cruz River
The Santa Cruz River is a big reason why Tucson exists, and has for thousands of years. But, like other desert waterways, the river doesn't always flow. Re-use of treated wastewater is bringing sections of the riverbed to life.
Apr. 9, 2018
County Requests Almost $4M For Expanded Voter Check-In
The Maricopa County Recorder’s Office is asking for money to expand a faster check-in system for voters.
Apr. 9, 2018
Third Eagle Shot In Two Weeks On Navajo Nation
Three eagles have been shot in the last two weeks on the Navajo Nation in a series of illegal poachings. The latest injured golden eagle was rescued last week near Farmington.
Apr. 9, 2018
Embry-Riddle Survey: Airline Quality Of Service Up
Based on metrics such as mishandled baggage, consumer complaints and on-time arrivals, overall airline quality of service is up from last year.
Apr. 9, 2018
Backpage.com Indictment Unsealed; 7 Face Charges
The Justice Department has announced charges against seven individuals related to the seizure of Backpage.com. The defendants include founders Michael Lacey and James Larkin of Paradise Valley, as well as five others.
Apr. 9, 2018
Goddard Leading
On Friday, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed House Bill 2153. It blocks any local ordinance that requires non-profit groups involved in local elections to register as political action committees. And it makes sure to prohibit any requirement to identify contributors.
Apr. 9, 2018
Not All Arizona Schools Were In Favor Of More Recess
“The schools that were not doing recess, they really pushed back very hard for three years and did not want to be forced to have to give a recess."
Apr. 9, 2018
Arizona Submits Nominations For
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has made it official. Arizona has submitted its nominations for so-called "Opportunity Zones."
Apr. 9, 2018

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