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Students Protest As High School Senior Faces Deportation
A high school football player who has been in the U.S. since he was a toddler was in custody for possible deportation to his native Mexico, prompting a protest Monday by classmates outside an Arizona sheriff's office.
May. 7, 2019
Jury Deliberates In College Basketball Corruption Trial
Jurors are deliberating in the college basketball corruption trial that has implicated University of Arizona coach Sean Miller.
May. 7, 2019
Mexico’s American Gun Problem
As President Donald Trump fights drugs and migrants pouring into the United States, Mexico is reeling from bloodshed fueled by American guns, bullets and grenades flowing into Mexico. More than 33,000 people were murdered in Mexico last year, an all-time high. The police chief of Tijuana, Mexico’s most violent city, told KPBS “nearly all” of the more than 2,000 weapons seized in the city since 2016 were American-made: AK-47s, AR-15s, Glocks and more.
May. 7, 2019
Orthopedic Surgeon Moves To Treat E-Sport Gaming Injuries
When we think of defining traditional athletes, team sports like basketball and football usually come to mind. But along with those, there has been an ongoing debate about whether golfers or race car drivers fit also the definition of athlete. That debate has also recently started including e-sports gamers.
May. 6, 2019
Phoenix City Council Elections: Betty Guardado
The Phoenix City Council is in the midst of a shakeup more than a month after Kate Gallego was sworn in as the city’s new mayor.
May. 6, 2019
Trump Tweets About Raising Tariffs On China Raise Concerns
The latest tweets from President Trump are causing a stir on Wall Street. Last December, trade talks between the U.S. and China lifted the stocks of both nations and it was believed trade negotiations were going well. Edward Alden is a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations.
May. 6, 2019
BBC Look-Ahead: Trade Tensions Between China And The U.S.
Representatives from the U.S. and China are set to meet this week to talk trade. It seemed that the two countries were making progress toward a deal.
May. 6, 2019
Boas On Police Shooting And Anti-Semitism Statistics
The incidences of anti-Semitism in Arizona are on the rise, and Phoenix police shootings hit a record high. The Show checks in with the Arizona Republic Editorial Board.
May. 6, 2019
Gallego: Mental Health Calls Have Been Stress On Police
The city of Phoenix wants to improve how residents get connected to mental health services. This comes after a recent report on police officer-involved-shootings, which spiked in 2018 at 44. Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego told KJZZ’s The Show the city is evaluating its mental health response.
May. 6, 2019
Tucson, Metro Phoenix Hit With Hepatitis A Outbreak
About 240 Arizonans have been diagnosed with Hepatitis A in 2019 — a drastic surge from the five-year average of 10 cases. Pima and Maricopa counties have been hardest hit.
May. 6, 2019
2018 Saw Massive Turnout From Women, Latino Voters
The 2018 midterm elections were record-breaking on many fronts. Now, new numbers released by the U.S. Census Bureau show the trends were stark.
May. 6, 2019
Study Suggests Phoenix Is Unpopular Among Millennials
A new study from the National Realtors Association looked at employment gains, population trends, income levels and housing conditions in the 100 biggest metro areas in the country and came up with a list of the top 10 cities for millennials.
May. 6, 2019
Judge Threatens More Fines In Prison Health Case
A federal judge is threatening additional fines against the Arizona Department of Corrections over the continued failure to meet health care standards in state prisons.
May. 6, 2019
UA Men
Late last week, a spokesperson for the University of Arizona said the NCAA had started an investigation into the school’s men’s basketball program. Ryan Finley, sports editor for the Arizona Daily Star, joined The Show to talk through this latest news on the embattled program.
May. 6, 2019
The Takeaway: President Trump Picks Former Obama Administration Official To Lead ICE In New Direction
On Sunday, President Trump announced on Twitter that he’ll be selecting Mark Morgan, a former director of Customs and Border Protection, as his next head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
May. 6, 2019
DCS May Be Cherry-Picking Confidentiality Laws
In a new investigation, Mary Jo Pitzl of the Arizona Republic said the Arizona Department of Child Safety cherry-picks these laws, releasing information to the public about the children and families in their system sometimes — and refusing to other times.
May. 6, 2019
Progress Being Made On State Budget, Roadblocks Remain
It’s back to work at the Arizona Legislature where the attention will be — as it has been — on a new state budget. For a look at the coming days at the state Capitol, Katie Campbell of the Arizona Capitol Times joined The Show.
May. 6, 2019
Firefighters Monitoring Hoyle Fire In Apache-Sitgreaves
Firefighters are monitoring a lightning-caused wildfire in the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests in eastern Arizona. Fire officials say they plan on using a “controlled burn” tactic to minimize the potential of a larger wildfire.
May. 6, 2019
Text Messages Now Remind Defendants To Show Up
In Arizona, after court administrators started a pilot program last year, the text reminders for criminal court hearings helped reduce the number of failure-to-appear warrants issued in Scottsdale Municipal Court by 51.9p ercent during its first three months.
May. 6, 2019
The Pulse: Is Kelp The New Kale? It Was Supposed To Be
Seaweed farming has a lot going for it. Seaweed doesn’t require any fertilizer and can actually be used as fertilizer. It helps fight climate change and cleans up ocean water. But now, the growing industry in the U.S. has to build infrastructure to support it, and change people’s tastes on a larger scale too.
May. 6, 2019

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