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Mexico Is A Dangerous Place For Journalists
In the past 10 years, 28 journalists have been killed in Mexico as retaliation for their work, that’s according to the Committee to Protect Journalists. Jan-Albert Hootsen, with the CPJ, says Mexico has the highest rate of crime against journalists in the Western Hemisphere.
March 25, 2019
Women Of The West: Part 3, Ruth Reinhold
March is Women’s History Month, and Arizona boasts of many women who’ve made history both here and on the national stage. It’s easy to name the Sandra Day O'Connors and Rose Moffords — but what about those who are lesser known? One of those women is aviator Ruth Reinhold.
March 25, 2019
Arizona Bill Offering Lower Tuition For DREAMers Is Dead
Earlier this session, GOP Arizona Sen. Heather Carter introduced a bill that would create a new tuition level at Arizona’s public universities, for so-called "DREAMers" and other students who do not qualify for in-state tuition, but have graduated from Arizona high schools. But now, it looks like that bill is dead.
March 25, 2019
End Of An Era: Navajo Give Up On NGS Purchase
The Navajo Nation announced Friday that it has given up trying to purchase one of the west’s largest coal-fired power plants. From KJZZ’s Fronteras Desk in Flagstaff, Laurel Morales joined The Show to talk about what led up to this point.
March 25, 2019
NATO Turns 70 Amid Concerns For Its Future
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is celebrating a milestone anniversary next month. NATO is turning 70 on April 4, but among celebrations of the alliance’s past are real concerns about its present and future.
March 25, 2019
Aspiring Pastor Undeterred After United Methodist LGBTQ Ban
Members of the United Methodist Church are trying to find a way forward after delegates voted last month to retain a ban on LGBTQ people from becoming pastors in the church and restrict same-sex marriages from being performed.
March 25, 2019
BBC Look-Ahead: Whats Next For Brexit?
These were supposed to be the last few days the UK would be part of the European Union, but the Brexit process has been anything but smooth and has now been pushed back.
March 25, 2019
Rep. Stringer Facing Ethics Committee Deadlines
Arizona Rep. David Stringer is facing a pair of deadlines this week For a look at that and the coming days at the state Capitol, Katie Campbell of the Arizona Capitol Times joined The Show.
March 25, 2019
Arizona Public Universities Release Tuition Proposals
Last week, the presidents of Arizona’s three public universities released their tuition-increase proposals for the 2019-2020 academic year. The proposals were submitted to the Arizona Board of Regents and John Arnold, executive director of the Arizona Board of Regents, joined The Show to talk about it.
March 25, 2019
Mueller Report Answers Some Questions, Raises Others
The release of a summary of the Mueller report is causing shockwaves in Washington, D.C., and beyond. While President Donald Trump and his allies are claiming victory, many congressional Democrats are calling for the Attorney General William Barr and Robert Mueller himself to testify on Capitol Hill.
March 25, 2019
The Takeaway: The Mueller Report Is In — What Does It Mean?
Barr quotes Mueller from the report saying “The investigation did not establish that members of the Trump Campaign conspired or coordinated with the Russian government.” But Barr's letter is not the Mueller Report itself. And for critics, the narrow language raises more questions.
March 25, 2019
The Takeaway: Lawsuits, Subpoenas, Senate Hearing — What Comes Next For Boeing?
The Federal Aviation Administration tentatively approved software changes to the Boeing 737 Max 8 plane on Saturday, as international pressure mounts on the company for its practices.
March 25, 2019
Tucson Considers Ending Its Recycling Program
Citing sharply escalating financial losses in the recycling program, Tucson officials say the city might have to stop taking glass bottles and newspapers until markets recover.
March 25, 2019
Senate To Debate Official Arizona State Beverage
State senators will debate options for the official state beverage Monday. Proposals include lemonade, Jamaica tea, margaritas and sun tea.
March 25, 2019
Report: New NAFTA Would Boost Arizona Industry
Arizona industries including mining and agricultural imports would benefit from the pending trade agreement for the U.S., Mexico and Canada, according to a new report.
March 25, 2019
Lawyer Worries Video Hearings Could Cost Client
Use of video conference in immigration court has started in Arizona to help speed up an increasingly swamped system. Detainees at a private prison in Eloy have been appearing on a screen in Tucson instead of the court next door. The practice is legal but controversial. This is the story of a rookie lawyer tasked with using the technology for what he says is a life-or-death case.
March 25, 2019
Arizona Law Cuts Phoenix Police Towing Revenue
In fiscal year 2017-18, Phoenix police towed about 35,000 vehicles. Of those, about 5,000 were impounded because the drivers had suspended licenses. But a state law that took effect earlier this year says police can no longer impound a vehicle over a suspended license
March 25, 2019
Why Is That Street Closed? New Map Has Answers
People who drive around Phoenix have a new way to access near real-time information about road closures and restrictions. Earlier this month, the Street Transportation Department launched an interactive map that can be viewed on desktop and mobile devices.
March 25, 2019
AZ Lawmakers Consider Supporting Elderly Assistance Fund
A measure is making its way through Arizona Legislature that would help low income seniors with their property tax. But this isn't a new effort.
March 25, 2019
AZ Congressional Delegation Reacts To Mueller Report
U.S. Attorney General William Barr released principal conclusions to the House and Senate Judiciary Committees from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference into the 2016 election. Members of Arizona's congressional delegation reacted on Twitter on Sunday.
March 24, 2019

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