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Scientists Confirm Methane On Mars, Locate Possible Source
Methane detections on Mars have stoked hopes of finding microbial life, but they’ve also fueled years of debate among scientists struggling to confirm them. A new paper offers progress in solving the methane mystery.
Apr. 3, 2019
First Sunday Without Commercial Inspections Comes Amid Peak Nogales Import Season
Last week’s announcement that there will be no Sunday commercial port inspections in Nogales comes amid the peak of the produce import season.
Apr. 3, 2019
Association President: Males As Susceptible To Eating Disorders
The challenge of eating disorders like anorexia and bulimia has typically been more associated with women than men, and the numbers do indicate that lines up with reality. But we’re seeing more public examples of men in that spotlight.
Apr. 3, 2019
Bill To Require School District Consolidation Advance
A panel of state senators has given its OK to a plan that would require school districts to consolidate. The bill, sponsored by state Rep. John Fillmore, an Apache Junction Republican, would force elementary and high school districts to merge into unified districts by July 1, 2024.
Apr. 3, 2019
Steve Pierce Chosen To Replace Rep. David Stringer
The state House has been short one member since Rep. David Stringer submitted his resignation last week. Now legislative district 1 and the House took a key step to moving on as the Yavapai County Supervisors chose Stringer’s successor.
Apr. 3, 2019
Do Cities Market What Makes Them Unique?
Is it getting harder to tell Phoenix from Philadelphia, or Houston, or Seattle or Denver, for that matter? According to Aaron Renn, when it comes to a city’s branding and marketing campaigns, it is.
Apr. 3, 2019
New Wave Of Anti-Depressant Drugs Approved For Use
We’re seeing a period in which a new class of anti-depression drugs known as NMDAs is being introduced — following SSRIs in the 1970s and SNRIs in the 1990s. To learn more about the impact of NMDAs and esketamine, The Show was joined by Michael Thase, a psychiatry professor at the University of Pennsylvania.
Apr. 3, 2019
Nurses Volunteering To Help Migrants Dropped Off In AZ
As more migrants are being dropped off in cities across the borderlands, nurses are volunteering their time to provide medical care to those migrants and asylum seekers.
Apr. 3, 2019
To Close, Or Not To Close The Southern Border
On Tuesday, President Donald Trump spoke to the press from the White House about his threat to close the entire U.S. southern border. But then the president reversed course just a few hours later, saying he felt Mexico was stepping up efforts to keep migrants from entering the U.S.
Apr. 3, 2019
Sinema, McSally Urge President To Avoid Pulling Agents
Customs and Border Protection announced it is shifting officers from its Nogales crossing point to other regions along the border to assist with a surge in migration.
Apr. 3, 2019
Cirque Du Soleil’s
Performers for Cirque du Soleil’s "Amaluna" captivate audiences with progressively harder stunts, but the audience might not know much about the feats that happen off stage.
Apr. 3, 2019
How Increased Automation Affects Jobs Abroad
More and more industries are increasing their use of automation, and that affects jobs, both in this country and abroad. Hernan Winkler, a senior economist at the World Bank, wrote about how robots used by American companies can cost workers in other countries their jobs.
Apr. 3, 2019
Former Sen. Kyl Weighs In On Drought Contingency Plan
The Drought Contingency Plan that Arizona and the six other Colorado River Basin states have been working on to maintain water supplies needs federal approval, and a vital step toward that conclusion was introduced in the Senate this week.
Apr. 3, 2019
Two Guys On Your Head: The Replication Crisis
A psychological study with null results is less likely to be published than one with surprising results, so it's no wonder researchers tailor and conduct experiments with a preferred outcome. So why is it so difficult to replicate a popular study around initial publication?
Apr. 3, 2019
Opioid Manufacturer Exec Agrees To $10 Million Settlement
Former executive with valley based opioid manufacturer Insys settles multi-million dollar opioid fraud case.
Apr. 3, 2019
Ducey Agrees On Shoring Up Border, But Not Closing It
President Donald Trump's threat to shut down the U.S.-Mexico border is not sitting well with one of his ardent supporters: Gov. Doug Ducey.
Apr. 3, 2019
Bill To Lower Minimum Wage For Young Adults Hits Wall
A bill attempting to pay young adults $3.75 an hour less than other Arizonans earning minimum wage has hit a wall.
Apr. 3, 2019
The Takeaway: McConnell Moves To Limit Debates Over Judges To Two Hours
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell plans to move ahead with a rule change that would let them confirm President Trump's District Court nominees faster. It’s the latest in McConnell’s push to fill the courts with young conservative judges in lifetime seats ahead of 2020.
Apr. 3, 2019
Untold Arizona: Colonia Of Rillito
Colonias are unincorporated areas in the borderlands of the U.S. and Mexico. Historically, the residents of these colonias are usually of Mexican-American or Mexican nationality, but there’s a colonia just north of Tucson that’s different.
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Apr. 3, 2019
Alliance Of American Football Shuts Down
The state’s newest professional sports franchise is no more. The Arizona Hotshots, along with the entire Alliance of American Football, announced Tuesday it’s closing up shop.
Apr. 2, 2019

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