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Paul Shirley has traveled the world as a professional basketball player. That may sound glamorous, but it also meant he bounced around from team to team and country to country without any real firm commitments about how long he’d be able to last.
Feb. 1, 2018
Three companies – Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase – are banding together to create a non-profit that’ll provide health care for their employees. Joining me to talk about this is Jonathan Ketcham, a professor in the W.P. Carey School of Business at ASU.
Feb. 1, 2018
Thomas Fire
The Thomas Fire in Southern California was one of the most destructive wildfires in the state’s history. Like any wildfire, it severely damaged the living conditions for wildlife, and many of the animals themselves were burned. So how they can be assisted in recovering? One northern California veterinarian came up with a unique kind of bandage — made from tilapia skin.
Feb. 1, 2018
White House
One year in, and the Trump administration is fighting some of the same battles it waged when first taking office, especially when it comes to immigration, border security and trade agreements. Joining me know to discuss that and other issues pertinent to our region is the White House’s Director of Media Affairs Helen Aguirre Ferre, one of the few Hispanic officials in the Trump administration.
Feb. 1, 2018
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To commemorate Arizona’s birthday, we dispatched our reporters far and wide to bring you stories from the region you've probably never heard before. Listen Feb. 5-16, 2018 on KJZZ 91.5.
Feb. 1, 2018
House Majority Whip Kelly Townsend says Rep. Shooter needs to resign, and that if he doesn’t by the time the House convenes later today, she’ll move to have him expelled. Rep. Townsend joins The Show's Mark Brodie to talk about this.
Feb. 1, 2018
Don Shooter
The Arizona House has voted to expel a Republican Rep. Don Shooter of Yuma over sexual harassment allegations.
Feb. 1, 2018
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As workers in white-collar industries are increasingly unionizing, organizing efforts in lower wage industries have failed. What does this revelation say about the state of the divided American economy? Ruth Milkman, a sociologist of labor and labor movements at CUNY, discusses the divergent trends in union efforts.
Feb. 1, 2018
Bill Montgomery
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery is ready to move forward in the Hamilton High School football sex assault case, but believes not all of the victims have come forward.
Feb. 1, 2018
A Flagstaff-area forest thinning project fell flat with only 3 percent of the work completed when the contract expired last month.
Feb. 1, 2018
Waymo
Fiat Chrysler and Google's driverless car company have announced plans to launch autonomous ride sharing services in the Phoenix area later this year.
Feb. 1, 2018
The Republican leader of the Arizona Senate wants to end annual 20 percent increases to a corporate tax credit that funds private school scholarships.
Feb. 1, 2018
A Native American lawmaker wants to ban the display of the name or logo of a sports team if any of Arizona's 22 tribes finds it “disparaging.”
Feb. 1, 2018
Breaking from Republican leadership, Majority Whip Kelly Townsend said Wednesday she will vote to expel Rep. Don Shooter if he doesn’t resign.
Feb. 1, 2018
A charter school in a Phoenix suburb that closed abruptly says it has had financial difficulties for the past few years.
Feb. 1, 2018
 a cluster of cave and fringed myotis (Myotis velifer, Myotis thysanodes) bats
Thousands of Arizona mines have boomed and busted in the state’s history. Now, decades after the heyday, the federal government and scientists are working to keep humans out of abandoned sites while still inviting bats in.
Feb. 1, 2018
The FCC has just issued a March 30 application deadline for internet service providers, in a $2 billion auction, to expand wire line and wireless broadband in unserved rural areas across the country, but it does not include rural tribal lands.
Feb. 1, 2018
Five more city of Phoenix employees have been punished as a result of flooding at Burton Barr Library last summer. The flooding caused an estimated $10 million in damage.
Jan. 31, 2018
A few years ago, some colleges and universities were starting to implement a new model for education: the $10,000 degree. Eric Kelderman, senior reporter at the Chronicle of Higher Education, gives us a sense of where this idea stands now and what it’s future might be.
Jan. 31, 2018
E-Cigarette
On one hand, e-cigarettes seem to be less harmful than traditional cigarettes. But on the other hand, kids who vape may be more inclined to smoke later on. To help understand the results, The Show's Mark Brodie is joined by Adam Levinthal, director of the University of Southern California Health, Emotion and Addiction Laboratory.
Jan. 31, 2018

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