Last summer, Taliesin West in Scottsdale and Taliesin in Wisconsin were inscribed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. That’s led to more visitors to Frank Lloyd Wright’s properties, which officials welcome. But more visitors also means more upkeep and maintenance.
There is an outbreak that’s killing California’s citrus trees. Earlier this month, that state’s orange growers expanded a quarantine zone to cover more than 1,000 square miles. But now one researcher at the University of Arizona is working to cut off the disease at its knees — before it can spread it to the ever-valuable citrus crop here in Arizona.
A significant remembrance centered in Europe and the Lunar New Year in China are among the biggest international stories in the coming days. For more on that and other international stories coming up this week, The Show was joined by BBC’s Rob Hugh-Jones.
The cost of a typical basket of groceries in our state has risen about 23% since last year, from around $46 to nearly $5. At the same time, a new report found that rent in Phoenix has increased by nearly 7%. But as costs increase, are wages keeping up? The Show sat down with Jayson Matthews with the Corporation for Supportive Housing to find out.
The former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has spent almost a quarter billion dollars on TV ads since he announced his candidacy for president. While the unprecedented spending is great for the owners of TV stations, cable and TV networks, the massive amount of ad buys makes it more expensive for other candidates and campaigns to buy airtime.
Now we’re going to check in with the Editorial Board of The Arizona Republic. The Invest in Ed effort has returned for the 2020 campaign, two years after a court ruling kept it off the 2018 ballot. The Show spoke with the paper’s Editorial Director Phil Boas about it.
Gov. Doug Ducey unveiled his budget plans on Friday. The proposed budget of about $12.3 billion lays out how he’d like to see his priorities funded — without going on a spending spree, which he has repeatedly warned legislators against. Howie Fisher of Capitol Media Services joins The Show.
Turns out it is hard to change your mind, not to mention biologically expensive. But as Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about in this edition of Two Guys on Your Head there are many reasons we should learn how to do it better and more often.
Thousands of gun rights activists are expected in Richmond, Virginia, today to rally against a series of proposed gun control laws. The rally’s organizers have called for a “peaceful event” at Capitol Square. But some fear a repeat of the 2017 Unite the Right Rally in Charlottesville, which led to the death of one woman.
Chandler is looking for someone to run a cafe at the downtown library. Administrative Librarian Abigail Nersesian said they’re asking people to pitch their own financial terms as part of the city’s request for proposals.
Since the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway opened, Phoenix says more developers are taking notice. Phoenix is branding the area as the South Mountain Technology Corridor and wants to focus on attracting companies in advanced manufacturing, aerospace and defense, finance and insurance, data centers and emerging technologies.
While making your way to work or sitting in traffic you may have noticed some quirky safety messages along Arizona’s interstates. Through our Q&AZ reporting project, one listener asked : “Who does those funny electronic signs. Is it one person or a team?”
This year marks the fourth year that Women's Marches have been organized across the country. Marchers today say things haven't improved for women, but the solidarity they see gives them hope.
→ Year 4: Where Does The Women's March Stand?
This week in 1921, the first serious accident in the history of Bright Angel Trail at the Grand Canyon occurred. Here's a collection of more interesting — and sometimes unusual — events that happened this week in Arizona history.