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Border Wall Prototypes Demolished
For more than a year, eight border wall prototype panels stood tall between San Diego and Tijuana. Within two hours on Wednesday, they came tumbling down.
Feb. 28, 2019
Documentary, House Bill Aim For AZ Justice Reform
A push for criminal justice reform is happening across the country as strange bedfellows like the Koch Brothers and the ACLU find themselves on the same side for some proposed changes. In Arizona, the push comes in the form of House Bill 2270.
Feb. 28, 2019
Grand Canyon Park Is Experiencing Wear And Tear
This week, the Grand Canyon celebrated its centennial as a U.S. national park. But in that time, the park has developed a backlog of maintenance projects that need to get done.
Feb. 28, 2019
New AZ Education Standards Focus On Creativity
Last fall, the Arizona Board of Education voted to make major changes to the teaching standards that guide our state educators in subjects like history, social studies and science. According to teacher Renee Howell, it will allow for less memorization and more creativity in her classroom.
Feb. 28, 2019
Project Records Youth Deaths From Gun Violence
A little more than a year ago — on February 14th, 2018 — a gunman shot and killed 17 students and staffers at Marjory Stoneman-Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. 17 others were also injured in the attack.
Feb. 28, 2019
GCU Womens Soccer Players Accuse Coaches Of Abuse
Earlier this month, seven women on Grand Canyon University’s soccer team came forward with allegations of verbal, mental and physical abuse from the team’s coaches. The players sent a letter to the university demanding the removal of head coach Derek Leader and associate head coach Malorie Rutledge. They also want an independent investigation.
Feb. 28, 2019
Artist Blends Traditional Jewish Music With Modern Pop
Todd Herzog has been singing as long as he can remember, but it wasn’t until he attempted to major in International Relations that he realized music should be his career. Today, he is the cantorial soloist at the Temple Solel and his music melts the barriers between traditional Jewish music and modern pop.
Feb. 28, 2019
What To Look Forward To This Spring Training Season
The weather finally cooled off and the sun is out, which means it’s Spring Training season again. Charlie Vascellaro joined The Show for an annual Cactus League conversation.
Feb. 28, 2019
This Law Could Take Away Wage Increase From Youth
In 2016, voters approved a new, higher minimum wage by a 2-to-1 margin, but state House Republicans are now arguing voters only approved wage hikes for families and not for youth. They’re proposing a new law that would exempt those younger than 22 years old from the wage hike.
Feb. 28, 2019
On Pluto And Charon, Evidence For A Kinder, Gentler Kuiper Belt
A belt of ice and rock beyond Neptune could retain traces of our solar system’s formative years, but most of its objects are too distant, and too small, to observe from Earth. Now, a novel approach uses data from the New Horizons spacecraft to fill in the blanks.
Feb. 28, 2019
Sounds Of The City: Bull Riding At The Buffalo Chip Saloon
Listen to the sounds of John and Helen Macfarlane watching bull riders at The Buffalo Chip Saloon in Cave Creek.
Feb. 28, 2019
Podcast Playlist: Let
We love to talk about the weather. Whether it's the heat in the summer or the several feet of snow that came down last week in northern Arizona. From Podcast Playlist, Lindsay Michael and Matt Galloway have a slight twist on this passion for weather.
Feb. 28, 2019
The Takeaway: How Deutsche Bank Became Trump
Michael Cohen testified for nearly eight hours before the House Oversight Committee on Wednesday. Today, he goes behind closed doors with the House Intelligence Committee. A lot of ground was covered on Wednesday, everything from Trump’s operations of his business while in office, to the WikiLeaks dump.
Feb. 28, 2019
Almonds Dont Lactate: Lawmakers Debate Food-Labeling Bill
Arizona lawmakers voted Wednesday to adopt strict labeling requirements for alternative foods — like soy-based meat substitutes or almond milk. Republican Rep. David Cook, who is a rancher, said calling almond milk "milk" is confusing because almonds don’t lactate.
Feb. 28, 2019
What Does The Phoenix Police Union Want In A New Contract?
Phoenix Law Enforcement Association, the union representing Phoenix police officers, is negotiating with the city for a new three-year contract. While talks focus on the future, the past remains in the present.
After Years Of Hiring, Why Isn't Phoenix Police Fully Staffed?
Feb. 28, 2019
Bill Would Allow Employers To Pay Some Workers Less Than Minimum Wage
Claiming voters intended higher minimum wages only for families, Republicans in the Arizona House voted Wednesday to allow employers to pay less to some people younger than 22.
Feb. 27, 2019
Friday Deadline For Phoenix Voters To Get Early Ballots
Friday is the last day for registered voters in Phoenix to request an early ballot by mail for the city’s special election. On March 12, voters will choose between Kate Gallego and Daniel Valenzuela for mayor.
Feb. 27, 2019
Higher Sales Tax In Mesa Starts Friday
Mesa voters approved the hike last November. The quarter-cent increase is to be used only for public safety. The money is expected to cover new police and fire positions as well as rising pension costs.
Feb. 27, 2019
Phoenix, Hermosillo Mayors To Attend Business Leadership Forum
Phoenix Mayor Thelda Williams is joining her counterpart in Hermosillo, Mexico, for a Business Leadership Forum south of the border Thursday, Feb. 28.
Feb. 27, 2019
BioBlitz Offers Chance To Track Border Biodiversity
This Saturday and Sunday, scientists and the public are invited to team up to collect data about biodiversity in the border region during the second-annual binational Border BioBlitz event.
Feb. 27, 2019

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