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Do Monarch Butterflies Need Federal Protection?
Monarch butterfly populations are declining and the feds are evaluating whether the insects need some kind of federal protection. The U.S. Agriculture Department is also trying to help conserve the monarchs. Here to talk about all of this is Gail Morris, the coordinator of the Arizona-based Southwest Monarch Study.
Apr. 4, 2018
A grassroots effort known as Upper West Side PHX has sprouted to let restaurateurs and developers know that their neighborhoods are growing and want healthier and more non-chain options. Its focus is on the northwest area of the Valley near Lake Pleasant.
Apr. 4, 2018
Why Equipping Classrooms With Tech Is A Difficult Process
It’s a race to the classroom for tech companies, but the process of sourcing technology for schools is more complicated than one might think.
Apr. 4, 2018
Troops Have Been Sent To The U.S.-Mexico Border Before
President Donald Trump ordered the National guard to deploy to the Mexican border Wednesday. The last three presidents have summoned the military to the border — with mixed results.
Apr. 4, 2018
Republicans Win Argument To Put
Arizona House Democrats lost their debate on Tuesday to keep the word "God" out of public school classrooms.
Apr. 4, 2018
Arizona Storytellers: Jan Wichayanuparp
Jan Wichayanuparp tells a story about experiencing a new kind of food.
Apr. 4, 2018
The Unintended Consequences Of Fixing The
Among many other provisions in the $1.3 billion spending bill signed by President Donald Trump is a fix to the so-called “grain glitch,” which was a problem some farm state lawmakers pointed out in the GOP tax bill signed late last year.
Apr. 4, 2018
Arizona Governor Signs New Human Embryo Law
A new law signed Tuesday by Gov. Doug Ducey has the potential to upend any contractual agreements written between husbands and wives or domestic partners, and dictates who is allowed to keep frozen eggs after a breakup. But how does this law look to members of the medical community working in reproductive health?
Apr. 4, 2018
Free Speech Index Ranks States On Political Giving Freedom
The Institute for Free Speech has released its first Free Speech Index, which grades the 50 states on political giving freedom.
Apr. 4, 2018
Ducey Signs Bill To Change Laws Concerning Frozen Embryos
Gov. Doug Ducey has signed into law a measure that over rules any contract a couple signs about what happens to their frozen embryos should they divorce.
Apr. 4, 2018
Leaders Commemorate 50th Anniversary Of MLK Jr.
Gary Flunoy made the trip to Memphis for the historic anniversary. He talked to The Show about why he made the trip and what he wants the next generation to know about King’s legacy.
Apr. 4, 2018
Kind World: A Different Window
Blair Wong describes how he lost his eye sight, but gained new insights.
Apr. 4, 2018
What Trump
President Donald Trump said yesterday that he plans to send National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border. This came after the administration said on Monday that they are working on legislation that would make it tougher for some, including unaccompanied minors, to enter the country.
Apr. 4, 2018
SRP Board One Step Closer To Renewable Energy Agenda
On Tuesday, two clean energy candidates were elected to the board of SRP, the municipal water and power utility that serves more than 1 million Arizonans.
Apr. 4, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: The Psychology Of The Gun Debate
In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about the psychology behind both sides of America's ongoing debate about firearms and gun control.
Apr. 4, 2018
The Takeaway: Martin Luther King Jr.
Martin Luther King Jr. has become an icon of the Civil Rights Movement and a symbolic figure for many, but for Charles McKinney, associate professor of history at Rhodes College, there’s a danger in the way King’s image has been enshrined in our country's ethos, and it should not be ignored.
Apr. 4, 2018
Spring Training Baseball Continues To Thrive In Arizona
Baseball is now officially upon us with the start of the regular season. But it’s already been in full swing here in Arizona, where new numbers show spring training is more popular and lucrative for the state than ever before.
Apr. 4, 2018
Herbicide Along Grand Canyon Railway To Help Lower Fire Risk
Workers will be applying herbicide along the railroad tracks to the Grand Canyon to reduce the risk of a train wheel sparking a fire.
Apr. 4, 2018
Border Sheriffs Concerned About Trump’s Plan To Militarize Border
During a news conference this week, President Donald Trump said he was “preparing for the military to secure the border.” This statement caught Arizona law enforcement by surprise.
Apr. 4, 2018
Teachers Organize Walk-Ins In Solidarity With #RedForEd
In Arizona, organizers are using Wednesdays as a jumping off point for teachers to rally, come together and drum up support for the demands of a 20 percent pay raise and no new tax cuts.
Apr. 3, 2018

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