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Concerns After New Airport In Mexico City Gets Canceled
Business leaders fear the impact the cancellation of a new airport in Mexico City might have on the economy and on the commercial relationships with other countries, including the United States.
Oct. 30, 2018
UA Lab: Napping Might Hamper Learning In Children With Down Syndrome
Research shows that sleep helps people of all ages learn and remember, but questions remain as to how. Now, a study in the journal “PNAS” suggests that naps might not benefit everyone equally.
Oct. 30, 2018
"This Is 18" is a new project from the New York Times that explores that question from the point of view of 18-year-old young women all around the world. The result is a moving portrait of what it means to be 18 years old around the world today.
Oct. 30, 2018
Should Clergy Receive Tax Exemptions For Their Housing?
A three-judge panel of the 7th US Circuit Court of Appeals is considering a challenge to the parsonage exemption. Basically, it allows members of the clergy to exempt the value of their home from income if that home is provided by their employer.
Oct. 30, 2018
Why The 14th Amendment Continues To Make Waves
President Donald Trump told TV program “Axios on HBO” that he is looking to unilaterally end birthright citizenship via executive order. But even as the president says our citizenship approach is unconstitutional, the reality is far from that claim.
Oct. 30, 2018
Why The Water Conservation District Board Is Important
To help understand more about the 15-member Central Arizona Water Conservation District Board — and generally what type of candidates are running for it — Rhett Larson, associate professor of law at ASU and a Senior Research Fellow at the Kyl Center for Water Policy, joined The Show.
Oct. 30, 2018
Phoenix Group Launches
Heading into the holiday season, many people look for ways to give back to those in need.
Oct. 30, 2018
Cochise County Sheriff Reacts To Call For Troop Deployment
The so-called caravan of migrants is slowly making its way North to the U.S. border,and President Trump is now calling for the deployment of more than 5,000 troops to the southern border.
Oct. 30, 2018
USMCA Deal Similar To NAFTA, Except In Dispute Settlement
Many have said that the new NAFTA deal that the Trump administration negotiated — dubbed the US-MCA — is not that new at all. They say it’s pretty similar to the old NAFTA agreement, but there is one area that will be different under the new deal — how businesses settle disputes.
Oct. 30, 2018
Can Anything Be Done To Prevent Mass Shootings At Places Of Worship?
In the wake of Saturday’s shooting at the Pittsburgh synagogue, President Trump said if the Tree of Life synagogue had had protection, “the results would have been far better.”
Oct. 30, 2018
A Scary Stay: Opera Writer And Composer Visit Haunted Bisbee Hotel That Inspired Their Work
Call them what you like — ghosts, spirits, haunts, phantoms — October is the time to share their stories.
Oct. 30, 2018
Phoenix Vigil Planned For Victims Of Pittsburgh Shooting
Funeral services for some of the victims of Saturday’s attack at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh are being held Tuesday. And as a display of solidarity with Pittsburgh’s Jewish community, a vigil is taking place Tuesday night in Phoenix at the Cutler Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center.
Oct. 30, 2018
The Takeaway: For Religious Communities, What Happens After An Attack?
Rabbi Jeffrey Myers of the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, Penn. addressed a packed room at a vigil on Sunday night, one day after a man stormed into the synagogue and gunned worshippers down.
Oct. 30, 2018
Negative Ads Dominate U.S. Senate Race Between McSally, Sinema
Arizona’s race for the U.S. Senate between Reps. Martha McSally and Kyrsten Sinema has made national headlines for how close it is — and how negative. So why are we seeing all the nasty?
More Arizona Election Coverage
Oct. 30, 2018
Amy Silverman: Overalls
It's one week til the November midterms — but much, much more pressing is that it's only one day until Halloween! Amy Silverman has kids and a new insight from this year's preparations.
Oct. 30, 2018
Phoenix Restoration Project Asks Media To Not ID Refugees, Nonprofits
Anti-immigrant sentiment has led a Valley group — the Phoenix Restoration Project — to ask members of the media to “not use the names or faces of refugees receiving assistance in Phoenix — and to refrain from using the names and locations of the churches and nonprofits that help.”
Oct. 30, 2018
Part Of I-17 Closed For Investigation Into Fatal Shooting
Part of Interstate 17 in Phoenix remained closed during the metro area's Tuesday morning commute as authorities continued to investigate a shooting late Monday that left a suspect dead and three state troopers injured.
Oct. 30, 2018
UA Climate Center Receives $4.5M Grant From USGS
The director of Southwest Climate Adaptation Science Center at the University of Arizona said the grant will allow researchers to examine the Southwest’s most pressing issues with regard to climate change.
Oct. 30, 2018
Officials Urge Street Feeders To Work At Established Agencies
Street feeding ramps up over the holidays, but the established institutions are urging people to work with them instead. Phoenix, county and HSC officials held a press conference on Monday to try to get the message out before Thanksgiving rolls around.
Oct. 30, 2018
Prop 127 Lets Voters Decide Energy Future
Should Arizona’s power companies get half of their energy from renewable sources by 2030? Voters will soon decide that prickly policy question. Proposition 127 would amend Arizona’s constitution with that new renewable energy target.
Oct. 30, 2018

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