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Salt River Project Stops Release Of Runoff Water
Salt River Project will stop the release of runoff water from its reservoirs this weekend. Jeff Lane, spokesman for SRP, says the high level of the reservoirs is all thanks to snow melt from Arizona’s high country.
March 29, 2019
How #RedForEd Has Shifted Education
A little less than a year ago, tens of thousands of educators and their supporters marched to the state capitol to call for the legislature and Gov. Ducey to raise salaries and overall spending for K-12 education in Arizona.
March 29, 2019
New Study Confirms Mexican Wolf Status, Changes Red Wolf Classification
While a proposal made early this month may soon strip the gray wolf of its endangered species protections, a government-funded study supports maintaining the Mexican wolf’s status as an endangered subspecies.
March 29, 2019
UA Will Use $1.2M Grant To Help Make Drinking Water Safer
Engineers at the University of Arizona received a $1.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to find ways to make drinking water safer.
March 29, 2019
Border Towns Can’t Afford To Ignore Trump Shutdown Threat
Unless Mexico does more to stop Central American immigration to the United States, Trump tweeted Friday morning that he would close, “the Border, or large sections of the Border, next week.”
March 29, 2019
KJZZs Friday NewsCap March 29, 2019
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discussed the week in news with attorney and former congressional staffer Roy Herrera and Paul Bentz of HighGround.
March 29, 2019
The Takeaway: How To Win Wisconsin
In 2016, Donald Trump cracked the so-called blue wall in the industrial Midwest winning Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin. This week on Politics with Amy Walter, what will it take for Democrats to win back Wisconsin?
March 29, 2019
Author Explores Increased Mental Health Issues In Teens
New research by San Diego State University psychology professor Jean Twenge indicates that mental health disorders have risen dramatically among teens and young adults up to 25 years old. That dramatic shift, according to the research, has never been seen in any other generation.
March 29, 2019
Women Of The West: Part 5, Annie Dodge Wauneka
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?
March 29, 2019
The Latest In The Journey To Find Arizonas Cuisine — Dates
What is Arizona cuisine? That’s the question Phoenix New Times food critic Chris Malloy is attempting to answer in his year-long series “Sonoran Arcana,” and he brings The Show along with him on the journey each month.
March 29, 2019
Maricopa County Getting Closer To Clearing Rape Kit Backlog
There has been an increased effort in Arizona and elsewhere to test all rape kits that had been backlogged. Gov. Doug Ducey vowed to clear that backlog during his State of the State speech last year, and The Show's guest says there’s been a lot of progress toward meeting that goal.
March 29, 2019
Alvin Ailey Dance Troupe Holds Anniversary Show In Mesa
“Revelations” along with several other pieces will be making up the energizing 60th Anniversary performance of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater troupe this weekend at the Mesa Arts Center.
March 29, 2019
Arizona State University Hockey Makes NCAA Tournament Debut
A lot is going on in the sports world this week with the start of the MLB season and the NCAA tournaments in their Sweet 16 stages. But it’s also the start of the NCAA hockey tournament, and Arizona State is in the field for the first time in the school’s history.
March 29, 2019
Bill Requiring Adult Changing Tables In Some Buildings Advances
Testimony by Arizona mothers and nurses — forced to change diapers for adults with disabilities on unsanitary bathroom floors — has moved lawmakers to support placing changing tables in public government-owned restrooms.
March 29, 2019
Measure To Exempt Youth Workers From Minimum Wage Clears Senate Committee
Legislation to allow employers to pay some young people less than the voter-mandated minimum wage cleared a crucial hurdle Thursday. HB 2523 applies to part-time employees younger than 22 years old. If passed, employers could pay them as low as $7.25, which is the federal standard. The state minimum wage is $11 an hour.
March 29, 2019
AZ Senate Reconsidering Lifelong Sex Offender Rules
State lawmakers are reconsidering the requirement that certain people should be on the sex offender registry for their entire life. House Bill 2613 would only apply in situations where the offender was younger than 22 at the time, the victim was at least 15 and the sexual contact was consensual.
March 29, 2019
Bald Eagle Pairs Egg Expected To Hatch Soon
After a bald eagle couple near Lake Pleasant lost three eggs to ravens and ring tail cats, their final egg of this breeding season is ready to hatch. People have been able to follow along live with a camera set up by the Arizona Game and Fish Department.
March 29, 2019
Tourist Taking Photos Dies In Fall At Grand Canyon
Two people have died at the Grand Canyon in separate incidents this week that included one man stumbling over the edge of the rim while trying to take pictures, officials said.
March 29, 2019
Phoenix Fire Highlights Danger Of Overestimating Hiking Ability
It’s that time of year again. Wildflowers are blooming, hikers are hiking — and 911-rescue calls are ringing through to the Phoenix Fire Department.
March 29, 2019
Herbicide To Be Used In Grand Canyon To Protect Park
A specialized rail car with a 16-foot boom sprayer will travel on the Grand Canyon Railway and apply a herbicide to protect the national park. The herbicide will control vegetation along the track and wipe out dry vegetation near it that can contribute to fires.
March 29, 2019

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