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Country Singer Rex Allen Jr. Hanging Up His Guitar
This year, country singer Rex Allen Jr. will take the stage at Rex Allen Days in Willcox, Arizona for the last time. The Show’s Lauren Gilger spoke with him more about his decision to retire, his own legacy and what it was like to grow up the son of a famous “singing cowboy.”
Oct. 6, 2017
ADE Makes 2016/2017 School Letter Grades Public
The Arizona Department of Education has released school performance letter grade information to the public for the 2016-17 school year. They were initially released to public school officials in late September.
Oct. 6, 2017
More Higher Ed Options For Arizona Students
As more options have emerged — including expansion of fields offered by community colleges or a greater commitment to trade schools — it seems that fewer Americans have faith in the importance of getting a degree.
Oct. 6, 2017
Valley Non-Profit Aims To Bring Low-Income Students To The Arts
There’s been an increased focus on making sure schools include arts education, but some schools struggle to afford the arts. That’s where a Act One, a Valley-based non-profit, comes in.
Oct. 6, 2017
Why Did Roughly 36,000 DACA Recipients Fail To Renew?
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services reports that about a quarter of those eligible to renew their DACA status by Thursday's deadline didn't. Angela Banks, a professor of law at ASU’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, joins us on The Show to talk about it.
Oct. 6, 2017
Settlement Reached In Sex Trafficking Lawsuit Against Backpage.com
The website Backpage.com settled a sex trafficking lawsuit brought by three girls. They had alleged the “escort” section of the site made it possible for them to be sold for sex. We learned more about the settlement from Dominique Roe-Sepowitz, Associate Professor in the ASU School of Social Work and director of the Office of Sex Trafficking Intervention Research.
Oct. 6, 2017
The Takeaway: The Long Road Ahead for Puerto Rico
CBS News Correspondent David Begnaud has been reporting from Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. This week, he returned to the mainland U.S., and he sits down with The Takeaway to reflect on his experiences from the ground.
Oct. 6, 2017
La Paz County Wants To Buy Thousands Of Acres From Federal Government
If Congress passes a bill, the federal government may sell more than 8,000 acres of property to La Paz County. The County wants to use it for economic development.
Oct. 6, 2017
Authentic Connections Program Expected To Head To ASU
Arizona State University's psychology department plans to expand a study targeting women dealing with high levels of stress.
Oct. 6, 2017
Arizona Diamondbacks Confident As They Begin NLDS Against Dodgers
After a wild win in the wildcard game, the Arizona Diamondbacks have made their way to Los Angeles to begin the National League Division series against the Dodgers Friday night.
Oct. 6, 2017
Yavapai County Jail District Sales Tax Set To Expire
A sales tax that helps fund the Yavapai County Jail District is set to expire.
Oct. 6, 2017
Navajo Housing Authority Forfeits $26 Million
The Navajo Housing Authority will forfeit nearly a quarter of the $96 million in federal funds it was awarded for affordable housing projects. That’s part of a settlement reached with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Oct. 6, 2017
Gold Coin Sales Drop To Lowest Levels In A Decade, Despite Arizona Tax Exemption
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed a law in May to exempt the sale of U.S. gold coins in the state from capital gains taxes. Tax free status would arguably spur investment, but that does not seem to be happening on the large scale.
Oct. 6, 2017
Service Industries Reach Highest Point In A Decade
Service-related industries grew in September at their fastest pace in 12 years, according to the latest analysis from Tempe-based Institute for Supply Management. The analysis said the sector is growing because of the country’s two recent hurricanes, not despite them.
Oct. 6, 2017
As Data Use Expands, More
What we know as the cloud can take many forms -- even a fake palm tree.
Oct. 6, 2017
Sen. Marco Rubio Visits Arizona To Fundraise For Sen. Jeff Flake
Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida will headline a fundraising lunch for Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake's re-election campaign on Monday.
Oct. 5, 2017
CDC: Hepatitis A Outbreak In Arizona Linked To San Diego
Public health officials say an ongoing outbreak of Hepatitis A that has sickened hundreds in Southern California also made its way to Arizona earlier this year.
Oct. 5, 2017
Sahuaro Ranch Building Fires Under Investigation
Four buildings at Sahuaro Ranch Park were damaged in fires last month. Police are asking the public for any information that can help them investigate.
Oct. 5, 2017
Sex Offenders Cannot Face Enhanced Sentencing If No Child Is Involved
The Arizona Supreme Court ruled that prosecutors cannot seek enhanced sentencing in child sex cases where no child exists.
Oct. 5, 2017
A Photographer
When you hear the name ‘the Tutu Project,’ you might think it’s something to do with the ballet. But for photographer Bob Carey, wearing a pink tutu is more about vulnerability.
Oct. 5, 2017

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