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This has been California’s worst wildfire year on record, with almost 1.7 million acres having been burned. Pete Fule from Northern Arizona University joined The Show to talk about what has led to these destructive fires — and made them worse this season.
Nov. 20, 2018
An Interview With Secretary Of State-Elect Katie Hobbs
After a tight race against Republican Steve Gaynor, Katie Hobbs will take over as Arizona's secretary of state early next year. Hobbs is the first Democrat to hold the office in more than two decades, but she said she’s not interested in party agendas.
Nov. 20, 2018
The Vaquita
In the Upper Gulf of California, many people fish to survive. And while some fishermen support efforts to save the vaquita, other feel that their own survival and way of life is being destroyed. Part 2 of the series delves into the experiences of local fishermen of San Felipe and their complex relationship with the vaquita.
Hear Part One: Narco-Fishing
Nov. 20, 2018
The Takeaway: California
The devastating Camp Fire has fueled a search for answers. More than 1,000 people are listed as missing, thousands are homeless and at least 71 lives have been lost. Officials are investigating whether power lines owned by the state’s largest utility started the blaze.
Nov. 20, 2018
The Takeaway: El Chapo
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's trial is underway — a trial that will mark the fate of one of the world's most powerful drug lords.
Nov. 20, 2018
Mohave Considers Registry For Vulnerable Residents
The death of a 7-year-old Bullhead City boy with autism has prompted Mohave County leaders to look at better ways of protecting vulnerable residents before they go missing.
Nov. 19, 2018
Hobbs: I
Incoming Secretary of State Katie Hobbs said Monday she believes political parties should be required to report when they spend money to elect specific candidates even as she defended the failure of the Arizona Democratic Party to disclose what it spent to get her elected.
Nov. 19, 2018
Robert Brutinel To Serve As Next Chief Justice Of AZ Supreme Court
The justices of the Arizona Supreme Court have elected a new chief. Robert Brutinel will take over from current Chief Justice Scott Bales on July 1.
Nov. 19, 2018
Nonmedical Vaccination Exemptions On The Rise In Western States
Eighteen states, including Arizona, allow nonmedical exemptions from school immunization requirements, which has led to falling vaccination rates in twelve of those states. A study by the Baylor College of Medicine shows Arizona in the crosshairs.
Nov. 19, 2018
Ducey Appoints DuVal To Arizona Board Of Regents
Gov. Doug Ducey has appointed a former political rival — Fred DuVal — to fill a vacancy on the Arizona Board of Regents.
Nov. 19, 2018
Survey: News Literacy Changes Based On College Education, Attitude
A recent survey analyzed news literacy among about 5,000 people in three communities. College education and attitude toward news were factors in being able to spot fake headlines.
Nov. 19, 2018
Antarctic Melting Slows Atmospheric Warming, Speeds Sea Level Rise
Newly published research led by the University of Arizona shows how the melting of the Antarctic ice sheet will affect future climate.
Nov. 19, 2018
NASA Announces Mars 2020 Rover Landing Site
Following five years of research and discussion, NASA announced today that it has winnowed down 64 candidates to one landing site for the Mars 2020 rover, slated to launch in July 2020.
Nov. 19, 2018
ASU Sends Impound Notice To Electric Scooter Companies
Any electric scooters found on ASU property will be impounded, carrying a $100 fee per scooter.
Nov. 19, 2018
Law Group Helps Women Considering Self-Induced Abortions
There are expectations that certain states will continue to implement some kind of restrictions on abortion — including those that are medical or self-induced. It’s in this environment that the Self-Induced Abortion legal team has introduced a helpline for women who are worried about facing legal problems.
Nov. 19, 2018
Boas On Thanksgiving Quirks
For the past several months, we’ve discussed politics and the election season. But since this is a major holiday week, Arizona Republic editorial director Phil Boas wrote a column about some quirky Thanksgiving history.
Nov. 19, 2018
 BBC Look-Ahead: From Brexit To Venezuelan Refugees
Last week was a dramatic one for the U.K. with Brexit negotiations on the line. Menwhile, in Venezuela, there will be a regional meeting to discuss the refugee crisis.
Nov. 19, 2018
Veterans Urge Lawmakers To Protect America
Veterans often advocate on Capitol Hill for VA reform or for the continuation of the GI Bill. Last week, a group of veterans went to Congress to advocate for something else: the wilderness.
Nov. 19, 2018
President Trump Sent Marines To The Border. What Are They Doing There?
The first people from the migrant caravan began arriving at the Southern border last week, and while most of the thousands of migrants are still weeks away, President Trump has said he will meet their arrival with some 15,000 troops.
Nov. 19, 2018
New Book Sheds Light On Long History Of Hopi Runners
The Hopi people have a long history of running, and in his new book, Hopi Runners: Crossing the Terrain Between Indian and American, Matthew Sakiestewa Gilbert tells the story of some of the Hopi runners who made history in the early 1900’s.
Nov. 19, 2018

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