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How Netflix Took Over The 2020 Golden Globe Nominations
The Hollywood Foreign Press is out with their annual Golden Globe nominations. For more on who’s on top and who’s not, The Show got a hold of NPR’s pop culture correspondent and host of the podcast Pop Culture Happy Hour, Linda Holmes.
Dec. 10, 2019
Doctors Look For Answers On Rising Maternal Mortality Rates
New moms die in the United States at higher rates than anywhere else in the developed world. But answers as to why can be a lot harder to come by, according to Dr. Kendra Gray with the University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix.
Dec. 10, 2019
Tribal Advocates Worry About Possible Change To Violence Against Women Act
The Violence Against Women Act needs a new reauthorization, and some tribal advocates are worried about a provision being considered in the U.S. Senate. It would remove a measure enacted in 2013, which supporters say closed a loophole in which non-Native men could not be prosecuted for crimes committed against Native women on tribal land.
Dec. 10, 2019
Boas: Tempe Should Greenlight Lower Speed Limits
Last month, The Show reported that Tempe officials are considering lowering the speed limit in their city as part of an effort to reduce pedestrian deaths. There are two more public hearings scheduled for this, on Wednesday and Saturday.
Dec. 10, 2019
Supreme Court To Hear AZ Death Row Inmates Case
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear an appeal Wednesday by an Arizona death row inmate who is seeking a new sentencing trial, arguing the horrific physical abuse that he suffered as a child wasn’t fully considered when he was first sentenced.
Dec. 10, 2019
18 Candidates Finalized For AZ Presidential Preference Ballot
The list of candidates for the Presidential Preference Election in Arizona is now final and about what you’d expect. All the well-known candidates got their paperwork in on time.
Dec. 10, 2019
How A New Tariff Deal With Japan Will Impact AZ Beef Farmers
The United States and Japan have reached a deal that has U.S. farmers feeling hopeful. The deal opens up Japan’s markets to U.S. beef and other agricultural products. To explain how this will affect Arizona beef farmers is Stefanie Smallhouse, the state president of the Arizona Farmer Bureau, joined The Show.
Dec. 10, 2019
How To Stop Porch Pirates From Stealing Your Holiday Packages
They are called "porch pirates," the people sometimes seen in grainy doorbell camera videos stealing packages delivered to doorways. A recent New York Times analysis estimates 1.7 million packages are stolen in America every day.
Dec. 10, 2019
White House, Congressional Democrats Strike Deal On USMCA
On Tuesday morning, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Democratic support for a new trade deal with Mexico and Canada. Ian Kullgren of Politico has been covering the deal to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement. He joined The Show to explain why it took over a year to get to where we are today with the trade agreement.
Dec. 10, 2019
Grijalva, Romero Join Tucson Protest Against Border Wall
Protesters gathered in Tucson on Saturday to voice their opposition to the border wall. Congressman Raul Grijalva was there, blaming the wall, at least in part, for the divisiveness in the country today. And he was also joined by newly elected Tucson Mayor Regina Romero. Romero talked about why the protest was important for her and the city.
Dec. 10, 2019
The Takeaway: U.S. Officials Misled The Public About
Since 2001, U.S. officials have been misleading the public with a public charade of a successful war effort, but behind the scenes, a different story was playing out.
Dec. 10, 2019
Smartphones And Social Media: Boon Or Bane For The Brain?
Email; text; social media. From moment to moment, our devices disrupt our days with demands that we document, curate and share our lives. Amid all this clamor, are we ever fully present? And, if not, what do our little lapses cost us?
Does Modern Technology Actually Make Our Lives More Efficient?
Dec. 10, 2019
BLM Workers Face Deadline: Move West Or Move On
Thursday is the deadline for Washington, D.C., employees of the Bureau of Land Management to decide if they will take a reassignment out West. Some employees may get extensions.
Dec. 9, 2019
Mesa Bans Vaping In Public Places
The Mesa City Council voted to make it illegal to vape in public places, becoming the latest Arizona city or town to restrict the use of vaping products.
Lawmakers Renew Effort To Regulate Vaping
Dec. 9, 2019
Beer Price Could Double If Tax Break Expires
The Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act could expire at the end of the month. Over the past two years, the act lowered federal excise taxes for breweries, wineries and distilleries. This allowed producers to use money they saved in taxes on their operations.
Dec. 9, 2019
Mexican President Thanks Trump For Not Designating Cartels As Terrorists
President Trump stated on Twitter that he will hold off on his push to designate Mexican drug cartels as terrorist groups. The announcement has been well received by the Mexican government.
Dec. 9, 2019
Bolivian Ex-President Evo Morales Leaves His Exile In Mexico
Former Bolivian president Evo Morales has left Mexico after living there in exile for half a month. But controversy surrounding the leader was left behind.
Dec. 9, 2019
First Shipment Of AZ Cattle Arrives In Hermosillo For Slaughter
Arizona ranchers plan to export hundreds of cattle monthly. Nearly 70 head of cattle were sent in the inaugural trip, roughly two years after Arizona and Sonora started working together to ease their export for slaughter.
Dec. 9, 2019
Proposed Bill Would Change Columbus Day
Arizona observed Native American Day for the first time on June 2 this year. The holiday came from a 2018 bill, and the lawmaker behind that bill is pushing for another change to official state holidays in 2020.
Dec. 9, 2019
SCOTUS Denies Brnovich Petition Over Drugmakers Assets
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday slapped down a bid by Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich to get an early crack at the assets of the family that owns one of the largest opioid manufacturing operations in the country.
Dec. 9, 2019

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