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The Takeaway: Ransomware Attack In Atlanta Puts U.S. Cities On Notice
Last Thursday, the city of Atlanta was largely taken offline by a sophisticated ransomware attack. While critical services like 911 remained uninterrupted, non-essential systems that manage the city's bureaucracy were rendered unusable. The group responsible for the attack demanded a ransom of $51,000 in order to have those systems restored.
Mar. 29, 2018
Hopes High For Diamondbacks As 20th Season Kicks Off
Twenty years ago Saturday, the Arizona Diamondbacks played their first regular season game in franchise history..
Mar. 29, 2018
Testing On Border Wall Prototypes Coming To An End
For more than a year, the Trump administration has been working to find funding for a massive border wall project being tested in San Diego. Now, Customs and Border Protection is wrapping up its assessment and evaluation of the border wall models.
Mar. 29, 2018
A Disaster Alert Start-Up Seeks To Serve America’s West
A Mexican technology company is looking to expand its seismic alert systems to America's Pacific Rim.
Mar. 29, 2018
Thousands Of Teachers March On Capitol To Demand Higher Pay
The #RedForEd rally, organized in part for a group called Arizona Educators United, called for a 20 percent wage increase across the board. Ralliers say while there is not a strike yet, it could be a future action to get those demands met.
Mar. 28, 2018
Bill Aims To Stop Misrepresentation Of Service Animals
An Arizona lawmaker is once again trying to push a measure that would penalize individuals who misrepresent their pet as a service animal. But some disability advocates say more laws are unnecessary.
Mar. 28, 2018
Guitarist Andy Summers On His Music And Photography
The Police was one of the most influential bands of the 1980s — with Sting at the center as lead singer, Stewart Copeland on drums and Andy Summers on guitar. Summers is currently on tour for his Harmonics of the Night show. He was in the Valley earlier this week, and talked with The Show's Steve Goldstein.
Mar. 28, 2018
Author Gilbert King On Thurgood Marshall And The Groveland Boys
In the late 1940s, legendary civil rights attorney Thurgood Marshall became the lawyer for four young African-Americans in Florida accused of the abduction and rape of a 17-year old white girl named Norma Padgett. Gilbert King wrote about the story in his Pulitzer Prize-winning book, "Devil in the Grove," and he joins The Show's Steve Goldstein to talk about it.
Mar. 28, 2018
Childhood Survivors Can Face Lifelong Effects
For most childhood cancer survivors, returning to school doesn’t mean the end of the road for them.
Mar. 28, 2018
Should You #DeleteFacebook?
Since the international scandal broke about Facebook and data mining company Cambridge Analytica, there’s been a new hashtag trending on social media: #DeleteFacebook.
Mar. 28, 2018
Jesse Wilson
Nearly two years after he disappeared from his Buckeye home, the remains of a 10-year-old boy have been found.
Mar. 28, 2018
Mountaineer Recounts Harrowing Climb In Myanmar
Mountaineer Hilaree O’Neill presents "Point of No Return" at the Mesa Arts Center as part of the National Geographic Live series.
Mar. 28, 2018
Why Most African-Americans Don
The relationship between the Republican Party and African-Americans has been shaky for more than 50 years, with the GOP rarely attracting as little as 10 percent support in most presidential elections.
Mar. 28, 2018
Some Upset Over Revival Of Home-Based Businesses Bill
As happens in the Arizona Legislature, what was once dead has come back to life. A bill, formerly known as House Bill 2333 was killed but found its way back to lawmakers’ desks via a strike-all amendment inside Senate Bill 1387.
Mar. 28, 2018
The Takeaway: Asian Americans May Lose Out In Trump Administration
On Monday night, the Commerce Department formally announced that it will comply with a Trump administration request to include a citizenship question on the 2020 decennial census.
Mar. 28, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: #AustinBombings — Processing The Last Few Weeks
In this special edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Rebecca McInroy talk about the psychology of the current moment in Austin and how to negotiate moving forward following the traumatic events of this month.
Mar. 28, 2018
Furry Four-Legged Audience Helps Young Readers Grow
“So what if you make a mistake?” kindergarten teacher Helen Litle said during the Paws 2 Read program. “That’s what’s nice about the dogs. They don’t care. They’re going to just love you anyway ..."
Mar. 28, 2018
UA Researcher Receives $1.65 Million Grant For Brain Injury Study
Theresa Currier Thomas, Ph.D., a researcher in the Department of Child Health and an assistant professor at Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children's Hospital, will use the grant money to test changes in brain communication after a traumatic brain injury by using microelectrodes that record neural signals.
Mar. 28, 2018
Arizona Blames Its Contractor For Prison Health Care Failures
Arizona Department of Corrections leadership testified in federal court that Corizon Health is responsible for poor health care conditions in Arizona prisons.
Mar. 27, 2018
Arizona Mom Charged In Deaths Of Her 2 Young Children
A mother in the town of Superior has been accused in the deaths of her two young children. Brittany Velasquez, 20, faces two charges of first-degree murder.
Mar. 27, 2018

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