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Parts Of Sonora Get White Christmas
As in Arizona, some high-elevation parts of Sonora — its neighbor to the south — are also enjoying a white Christmas. Video shows snow falling Christmas Eve in and near the roughly mile-high mining town of Cananea, an hour southwest of Bisbee.
Dec. 25, 2019
Research: Diet Might Outweigh Exercise As Obesity Cause
To help stem the obesity epidemic, scientists must first understand how the human body uses energy. A new study shows the importance of diet might outweigh that of exercise.
Dec. 25, 2019
Wildlife Rescue Sees Record Year Despite Weak Monsoon
Rescue and rehabilitation service Liberty Wildlife has posted another record year, reaching more than 9,800 intakes despite hopes that the weaker monsoon would mean fewer birds blown out of their nests.
Dec. 25, 2019
UA Receives $1.5M To Fight Science Cyberthreats
The University of Arizona has received $1.5 million from the National Science Foundation to combat cyberthreats affecting science.
Dec. 25, 2019
Christmas Stuffing: Arizona Class Introduces Beginners To Taxidermy
In the last decade or so, the art of preserving dead animals has been given new life. All across the country, communities of amateur taxidermists have sprung up.
Dec. 25, 2019
Analysis: More Women In Early 40s Who Have Never Married Have Kids
For a long time, a traditional family was made up of a mother, a father, and 2.5 kids. But, things are changing, especially when it comes to who is a mother.
Dec. 25, 2019
Former Gov. Janet Napolitano: The Border
In a tough election period for Democrats, Janet Napolitano came on the scene and was elected Arizona’s attorney general. She then narrowly won the race for governor in 2002 before being re-elected in a 2006 landslide.
Dec. 25, 2019
Why Do We Enjoy The Music That We Like?
Why do we like the music we like? How much say do we actually have in what we enjoy listening to?
Dec. 25, 2019
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A plan to use synthetic trees to remove CO2 from the air is a step closer to reality. An Ireland-based firm is partnering with Arizona State University to deploy the technology.
Dec. 25, 2019
Todd McFarlane Breaks A Record, Takes On Hollywood With
Todd McFarlane's creation "Spawn" became a Guinness record-holder when its 301st issue went to press, and the Valley resident is working on turning the comic book into a major motion picture that he would direct himself.
Dec. 25, 2019
AZ Judge Rules State Lawmakers Cant Challenge Expulsion In Court
An Arizona judge has ruled state lawmakers have no right to challenge their expulsion from the Legislature in court.
Dec. 25, 2019
Record-Breaking State Revenues Could Create Headaches For Arizona Legislative Leaders
The state brought in more money in the recently ended fiscal year than it’s ever collected in any previous fiscal year — more than $11 billion.
Dec. 25, 2019
Wrong-Way Driver Killed In Crash With Light Rail Train
The driver of a 2016 Nissan Sentra was driving the wrong way on Washington Street in downtown Phoenix when she collided with a light rail train headed south on 1st Avenue. The train was knocked from the tracks into a traffic light pole.
Dec. 25, 2019
Phoenix To Reopen Mexican Trade Offices, Create Global Strategy
Phoenix recently closed the city’s trade offices in Mexico City and Hermosillo, Sonora. Rather than continue longer-term contracts with Phoenix-based firms that hosted dignitaries and trade missions, the council directed staff to solicit companies with a presence in Mexico and a focus on smaller businesses.
Dec. 24, 2019
Sentencing Reform Advocates Planning Potential 2020 Ballot Measure
A prison reform organization wants voters to allow judges to impose lower prison terms for non-dangerous offenses. The proposal would end the practice of stacking charges by some prosecutors, allowing someone to be sentenced as a repeat offender even if they have no prior convictions.
Dec. 24, 2019
Itll Be A White — And Rainy — Christmas In Arizona This Year
It will be a white Christmas at higher elevations in Arizona — and a wet one everywhere else. Meteorologist Matt Pace, who tracks weather for the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality, joined The Show to talk about the rare holiday weather.
Dec. 24, 2019
Phoenix Embracing Some New Parks Trends
The city of Phoenix manages more than 45,000 acres of parks and mountain preserves.The Parks and Recreation Department is responsible for everything from repairing trails and replacing playground equipment to maintaining sports fields and adding new facilities.
Dec. 24, 2019
Author Examines History, Humanity Of Frank Lloyd Wright
Frank Lloyd Wright is arguably the most famous architect in American history. But Wright’s long life was also full of tragedies and resets. Best-selling author Paul Hendrickson examines Wright’s history and tries to dig deeply enough to learn more about his humanity and some of what may — or may not — have been tall tales.
Dec. 24, 2019
Why Free Shipping Isnt Really Free
But that free shipping isn’t so free — and the online retailers that offer it are playing marketing games to get us to spend more. These free shipping practices are having a deleterious effect on smaller retail sites and independent artisans selling products on the internet. That’s what Amanda Mull has written about in the Atlantic.
Dec. 24, 2019
Giving The Gift Of Secondhand Items Becoming More Acceptable
A survey of 1,500 hundred consumers by the consulting firm Accenture PLC found almost half would consider giving secondhand clothing as gifts. And 56% said they would be happy to receive a pre-owned gift. Courtney Nelson with Goodwill of Central and Northern Arizona joined The Show to talk about it.
Dec. 24, 2019

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