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New Trade Agreement In The Region Raises The Bar In Mexico
Canada finally agreed to sign a revised free trade agreement with Mexico and the United States. In the next months, the governments from the three countries will have to revise it and, if accepted, ratify it.
Oct. 1, 2018
U.S. Supreme Court Won
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a case that challenged a uranium mining ban on land surrounding Grand Canyon National Park. In 2012 the Obama administration banned new mining claims on 1 million acres outside the national park.
Oct. 1, 2018
Survey: LGBT Elders Face More Hurdles As They Age
Being diagnosed with dementia can present a number of challenges. But a new study by the LGBT advocacy group SAGE and the Alzheimer’s Association found that LGBT elders could face even more hurdles as they age.
Oct. 1, 2018
Q&AZ: Why Did Goodyear Tire Company Come To Arizona?
Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company came to Arizona to grow its own long staple cotton, which was more difficult to get in the late 1910s.
Oct. 1, 2018
$30M ASU Gift Starts Community Investment Program In Maryvale
The city of Phoenix is divided into 15 different villages. Now, one of the largest gifts ever made to Arizona State University will help the school focus on the largest village — Maryvale. ASU's public policy school is being renamed the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions, following a $30 million gift.
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Oct. 1, 2018
Water Thieves Of The West Take Notice: This Sheriff’s Deputy Is Watching
It’s been a hot, dry summer in the Southwest. In farming communities near the Four Corners, water supplies are scarce. And during dry times like these, some people are willing to do just about anything to get more of it - including stealing it. Meet the man who’s tasked with tracking them down. He’s known as “the water sheriff.”
Oct. 1, 2018
Some Men Feel Left Out Of Society In #MeToo Era
The #MeToo movement has shed a light on the experiences of millions of women in the United States, but there is another side to the story, according to Andrew Yarrow. Yarrow spent the last two years talking to hundreds of men who he said are being left out of modern American society.
Oct. 1, 2018
More International Visitors Coming To U.S.
Slightly more international visitors came to the United States in 2017 than the year before. Specifically, there was a 0.7 percent increase from 2016. The biggest gains were from countries including South Korea and Brazil and there was a drop in the number of visitors coming from Mexico.
Oct. 1, 2018
Trucking Companies Pushing For Use Of Federal Standards
Groups representing trucking companies want Congress to pre-empt California from imposing its rules on drivers. It appears, however, that Congress is not going to include the provision, known as the Denham Amendment, in a bill reauthorizing the Federal Aviation Administration.
Oct. 1, 2018
Arizona Prepares For Low Temperatures, Flooding
Hurricane Rosa lost some momentum over the weekend and is now a tropical storm. It brings welcome relief from high temperatures, but much of Arizona is on high alert for more rain and possible flash flooding.
Oct. 1, 2018
Study: U.S. School Funding Linked To Upward Mobility
In America, it’s supposed to be true that we can all achieve more than our parents. In academia it’s called upward mobility, and it’s at the heart of a new study that looks at the generational impact of funding — or under-funding — our schools.
Oct. 1, 2018
How Emergency Managers Harness The Power Of Helpers
When a disaster hits a community — natural or otherwise — there is usually a group of people who follow to help. The assistance can range from search and rescue to rebuilding to organizing food to any number of other activities. This concept is called “mass assault,” and has been around for almost 50 years.
Oct. 1, 2018
Flooding In N. Carolina Waterways Spark Fears Of Pollution
More than two weeks after Hurricane Florence hit the Carolinas with high winds and a storm surge of up to six feet, NASA satellites are tracking the resulting flooding — and the images are stark.
Oct. 1, 2018
What New NAFTA Deal Could Mean For Arizona
After a frantic weekend of last-minute negotiations, Canada will be part of a renegotiated NAFTA deal. The Trump administration said the deal is a “great deal for all countries” and serves as a win for his administration ahead of the midterm elections.
Oct. 1, 2018
Boas Weighs In On Arizona Gubernatorial Debates
The Show regularly checks in with Editorial Board of the Arizona Republic to talk about the big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
Oct. 1, 2018
BBC Look-Ahead: South Korea
There is a pair of interesting elections coming up this weekend: one in South America and the other in Europe. There’s also a climate change meeting taking place this week in South Korea. For more on that and other international stories coming up this week, The Show was joined by BBC’s Rob Hugh Jones.
Oct. 1, 2018
Experts Push Limits Of Science, Tech To Find Life On Exoplanets
Last month, NASA’s new TESS spacecraft discovered its first confirmed exoplanet. As the roster of planets orbiting distant stars approaches 4,000, some scientists are posing the compelling question: Is there life out there?
More Arizona Science News
Oct. 1, 2018
The Takeaway: What Will The Kavanaugh FBI Investigation Look Like?
In emotional testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee last Thursday, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford revealed the details of her accusations of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The FBI is now looking into those allegations and have one week to complete the task.
Oct. 1, 2018
League Of Women Voters AZ Sees Hike In Membership
Women are expected to vote en masses not seen since the 1920's, but don't expect them to vote on a candidate by gender.
Oct. 1, 2018
Arizonans Reacts To Kavanaugh Drama
Arizonans are watching the national Supreme Court drama closely. On Friday, people across the political spectrum reacted to the decision to delay the Senate confirmation vote.
Oct. 1, 2018

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