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Arizona Boy Scouts Losing Numbers Prior To Split With Church
Northern Arizona is experiencing a decline in Boy Scouts of America troops prior to an anticipated split between the organization and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, officials said.
June 24, 2019
Boas: Now Is A Moment To Defend Phoenix Police
After a viral video of Phoenix police officers responding to a suspected shoplifting incident, protesters have been hurling insults at Phoenix leaders, especially Police Chief Jeri Williams.
June 24, 2019
ADOT Plans Use Radar Technology To Detect Monsoons
During a five-year span from 2010 to 2015, police responded to 85 dust-related crashes along the I-10 corridor between Phoenix and Tucson.
June 24, 2019
Woodbury Fire Has Burned About 113,000 Acres
A human-caused wildfire burning for more than two weeks in a national forest east of metro Phoenix now has grown to 150 square miles. Fire officials say the Woodbury Fire grew by nearly 22 square miles from Saturday into Sunday.
June 24, 2019
The Final Straw: Upper Basin States Tap More Colorado River Water
The Colorado River is short on water. But you wouldn’t know it by looking at a slate of proposed water projects in the river’s Upper Basin states of Colorado, Utah and Wyoming.
Part 1: A Bigger Dam In Colorado
Part 2: More Dams In Wyoming
Part 3: Pipeline Project In Utah
June 24, 2019
ASU Study: Termites Use Smart Searches To Find Mates
How an animal moves through its environment determines whether it finds food or a mate, so it pays to use all available memories and sensory data. But what does a creature do when it has nothing to go on? A new study reveals how two species of termites use smart searches to tackle this tricky task.
June 24, 2019
Q&AZ: Why Do Tools Rust In Dry Arizona?
Rust is a phenomenon typically associated with damp settings. One listener wanted to know why tools left in a shed in Arizona rust despite the state’s dry conditions.
June 24, 2019
G.I. Bill Turns 75
Saturday marked the 75th anniversary of the G.I. Bill. The legislation, which helped pave the way for veterans’ benefits, has a complicated history.
June 23, 2019
Lawyer Challenging McSally Appointment Must Show Why Court Has Jurisdiction
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Friday issued an order saying a challenge to Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey’s appointment of Sen. Martha McSally should be dismissed if the lawyer who filed the suit cannot prove the challenge is in the circuit’s jurisdiction.
June 23, 2019
Miami High School Hosts Community Meeting On Woodbury Fire
The Woodbury Fire is currently spread over 100 square miles and is 34 percent contained. Incident officials in charge of reining in the blaze held a community meeting at Miami High School Friday night to discuss their progress.
June 22, 2019
Arizona Downs Ends Racing Season Early
Arizona Downs in Prescott has announced it will end its summer horse racing season early. The move comes after it couldn’t make as much money as needed from its off-track betting sites to stay open.
June 22, 2019
Trump Delays Immigration Raids
President Donald Trump's decision to postpone immigration sweeps caps a week of build-up to potential mass round-ups. Trump said Monday that efforts to deport millions of people would soon start.
June 22, 2019
Storm Conference Monsoon Con Moves To Tucson
Monsoon Con, an annual gathering of storm chasers, photographers, and other weather enthusiasts and professionals, is moving south after being held in Phoenix the last few years.
June 22, 2019
Will There Be ICE Raids This Weekend?
An immigrant sanctuary leader says reports that the Trump administration may launch raids this weekend against thousands of people facing deportation have raised awareness among Arizona activists, but the potential threat is the new normal.
June 21, 2019
Mexican Airline To Help Return Central American Migrants
Mexican discount airline Volaris is offering to fly immigrants from Guatemala, El Salvador and Costa Rica back to their countries of origin.
June 21, 2019
Game And Fish Votes To Ban Certain Types Of Hunting Contests
The Arizona Game and Fish Commission on Friday voted to ban hunting contests that charge hunters fees and then award prizes for killing the most of certain types of predatory and fur-bearing animals.
June 21, 2019
Mexico Invests In Trees In El Salvador To Fight Migration Crisis
Mexico continues the expansion of its operations to detain and deport migrants. But its president also started his parallel strategy to fight migration, by investing — on trees — in Central America.
June 21, 2019
Pinal To Combat Disease-Carrying Mosquitoes Using Endangered Fish
Pinal County plans to put an endangered species of fish to work reducing populations of disease-carrying mosquitoes.
June 21, 2019
State Party Chair: A 2020 Democrat Could Beat Trump In AZ
In 2016, Donald Trump became the fourth consecutive Republican presidential candidate to win Arizona. But because Trump’s victory was narrow in the state, Democrats see an opportunity in 2020.
June 21, 2019
Summer Solstice Marks Arcosanti Architects Birthday
Friday is the summer solstice, the longest day of the year. It’s also legendary Arizona architect Paolo Soleri’s birthday. The Show took this opportunity to visit Soleri’s experimental community of Arcosanti to take a tour and learn more about where it sits 50 years in.
June 21, 2019

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