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Concerns Mount Over Revoking American Citizenship For Immigrants
Over the first two years of the Trump administration, there’s been a concerted change in immigration-related policy, and much of the focus has been on increased border security, as the current government shutdown would indicate.
Jan. 9, 2019
Somers: Cardinals Coach Selection Out Of The Box
Having the worst record in the NFL has led the Arizona Cardinals to make a bold move. Kent Somers is a sports columnist for the Arizona Republic and was the beat writer covering the Cardinals for more than 20 years. He joined The Show to give his perspective on this latest move.
Jan. 9, 2019
Studying Marijuana Still A Difficult Process
Cannabis extracts are widely available at medical marijuana dispensaries around the state and country. But if you’re a scientist who wants to study medical marijuana, it’s a different story. The Show spoke with one doctor who said that is having real-world consequences.
Jan. 9, 2019
Arizona Supreme Court Hearing Controversial Cannabis Oil Case
The Arizona Supreme Court announced on Tuesday it will hear a controversial medical marijuana case that stems from the arrest of a patient in 2013. The case centers on cannabis extracts, and whether those count as medical marijuana under Arizona’s law.
Medical Marijuana Patient, Cancer Survivor Facing Prison For Cannabis Oil
Jan. 9, 2019
League Of Arizona Cities And Towns Focused On Defense At Capitol
The Arizona Legislature starts its 2019 session on Monday, and lawmakers will be debating and voting on any number of bills and issues. In advance of the new session, The Show talked to different organizations about their priorities for this year.
Jan. 9, 2019
Phoenix Business Journal Names Don Brandt Person Of The Year
When one year ends and another begins, publications and other media outlets name their person of the year — or something similar. And that person isn’t always the most likable or the least controversial.
Jan. 9, 2019
Legislation Planned To Regulate Arizona Vaping Epidemic
Teen use of e-cigarettes — or vaping — is on the rise. As of 2016, 11 percent of high-schoolers reported using e-cigarettes in the past 30 days. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb has declared youth vaping use an epidemic.
Jan. 9, 2019
Partial Government Shutdown Harming Navajo Nation
As the partial shutdown of the federal government continues, the Navajo Nation, along with many other tribes who rely on federal programs, are hurting. Fronteras Desk's Laurel Morales joined The Show to talk the ways the shutdown is impacting the community.
Jan. 9, 2019
Renters And Buyers Looking For Affordable Housing In Valley Go West
In the metro Phoenix region, renters looking for affordable housing are finding it in the suburbs, according to the national rental app RentCafe.com. Renters looking for the most affordable housing in a tightening market can find it in the West Valley.
Jan. 9, 2019
AZ Attorney General Files Suit Against Mercedes
After success with a class action suit against Volkswagen for misleading consumers that its vehicles emitted cleaner emissions, Arizona's attorney general is going after Mercedes Benz and its parent company.
Jan. 9, 2019
The Takeaway: Misdemeanor Charges — Why One Lawyer Says They
Loitering. Trespassing. Petty theft. Commit one of these low-level crimes, and you might be charged with a misdemeanor. A minor offense. Alexandra Natapoff, professor of law, says about 13 million misdemeanor cases are filed every year compared with just 3 or 4 million felony cases.
Jan. 9, 2019
The Takeaway: As Shutdown Drags On, Can Americans Afford To Go Without A Paycheck?
Today marks day 19 of the partial federal shutdown. There isn't good data on the number of Americans living paycheck to paycheck, but the truth is, many Americans have lived that way at some point in their lives.
Jan. 9, 2019
Arizona Storytellers: Becca Smouse
When Becca Smouse was 5 years old, her mom, Ann, had a heart transplant.
Jan. 9, 2019
Two Guys On Your Head: Labels
Labels are an essential part of distinguishing between one another but they can also pigeonhole one's sense of identity. How can we adjust our approach to labeling mental illnesses, particularly in children, in a communally constructive way?
Jan. 9, 2019
Amid Fight Over Wall Money, AZ Border Towns Hurting
President Donald Trump and his Democratic rivals remain at a stalemate over funding for a border wall. Tuesday night, they made their case in dueling addresses to the nation. Meanwhile, the government shutdown stretches toward a third week and, this Friday, government workers will miss their first paycheck.
Jan. 9, 2019
Sonora Had 40 Percent Of 2018 Mexican Zika Cases
Sonora had its heaviest year of confirmed Zika virus infections in 2018.
Jan. 9, 2019
Tiny Satellites Land Startup Company In Big Trouble
The Federal Communications Commission has fined a California satellite start-up $900,000 for illegally launching, operating and communicating with tiny space satellites. The incident shows how shrinking satellites could mean growing headaches for regulators.
Jan. 9, 2019
Shutdown Could Disrupt Arizona Drought Plan
The partial federal government shutdown is having its effect on Arizona’s painstaking work on an internal drought plan, although not enough to change a federal deadline set for the end of this month.
Jan. 8, 2019
Mexican Drivers Still Paying More For Gas
Mexico’s new president has promised to lower gas prices in cities bordering the United States as part of a plan to boost the economy in the border region. But so far prices are still higher south of the border.
Jan. 8, 2019
Mosquito Viruses May Be Prevented With Birth Control
Reports of the Zika virus, a disease spread by mosquitoes, have more than doubled in November 2018 in Sonora, Mexico, neighboring the Arizona border, but researchers at the University of Arizona just had a breakthrough that could potentially prevent the spread of Zika and other mosquito-borne diseases — using birth control.
Jan. 8, 2019

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