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Proposed New Interstate 11 Generates Support, Opposition
A proposed highway that would start at the border with Mexico and serve as the southern leg of Arizona's Interstate 11 is being called both an economic benefit and an environmental threat.
Apr. 29, 2019
Stabbing Leads Detectives To Stolen Radioactive Material
A stabbing at a Phoenix convenience store shortly after midnight Sunday led Phoenix police to something nuclear in nature at the suspect's home. When officers tracked down 25-year old Jared Atkins at his central Phoenix home, they learned he had several radioactive gauges stored in his car.
Apr. 29, 2019
AZ Reporting No Rampant Measles Activity Amid U.S. Outbreak
As measles outbreaks are occurring in California and other states, the Arizona Department of Health Services is reporting no rampant activity within the state.
Apr. 29, 2019
Bazaar Shines Spotlight On Migrant, Refugee Entrepreneurs
Over 60 area refugee and migrant entrepreneurs showcased their products to the community Saturday at the World Bazaar Phoenix. The event is presented through a partnership between Local First Arizona and the International Rescue Committee.
Apr. 29, 2019
Why The Arizona Legislature Has Not Passed A Budget Yet
The official calendar says the Arizona Legislature should have gone home on April 23. But lawmakers are starting another day of session Monday, with the key hang-up being how to spend the $11.4 billion budgeted for the new fiscal year that begins July 1.
Apr. 29, 2019
Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport Sees Busiest Month Ever
In March, 4,523,220 people got on and off planes at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. The overwhelming majority — almost 3.5 million — flew American and Southwest Airlines.
Apr. 29, 2019
Tempe Council Interviews Granville Replacements
The Tempe City Council will interview replacements for the ousted Kolby Granville. Residents of Tempe can comment on the three potential replacements for ousted Councilman Kolby Granville this Thursday at 4 p.m. at City Council chambers.
Apr. 29, 2019
Mapping Project Tracks Supply Chains Across The U.S.
Do you know where your food comes from? How about your electricity or your electronics? A new project from the FEWSION Project at Northern Arizona University aims to let you know how any number of products get to you.
Apr. 29, 2019
BBC Look-Ahead: Japan
On Wednesday, the calendar turns to May, and in many parts of the world, the first day of that month — or May Day — is significant. For more on that and other international stories coming up this week, The Show was joined by BBC’s Rich Preston.
Apr. 29, 2019
Tempe City Council Narrows Down List Of Potential Members
The Tempe City Council has cut down the list of potential members from 49 to three finalists.
Apr. 29, 2019
#RedForEd One Year Later: Rural Arizona School Districts
Melissa Sadorf has been the superintendent of Stanfield Elementary School District for eight years. She grew up going to school in a rural district, and she told The Show about their challenges — even before the debate over state funding.
Apr. 29, 2019
Lawmakers Still Struggling With State Budget
Arizona lawmakers blew past the 100 day mark last week, and members have been talking openly about staying in session for a while longer. For a look at the coming days at the state Capitol, Ben Giles of the Arizona Capitol Times joined The Show.
Apr. 29, 2019
Gov. Ducey Chooses Fourth Supreme Court Judge
Gov. Doug Ducey has made the latest pick for the Arizona Supreme Court: James Beene, currently a judge on the Arizona Court of Appeals, will replace John Pelander, who announced his retirement earlier this year.
Apr. 29, 2019
Q&AZ: How Do People Build Their Houses On Phoenix Mountains?
In the early 1900s the federal government sold off land in large blocks — a homesteader could arrive to find their land was perfect for farming or they arrived to find a mountain. Decades later, that land was still privately held and homes starting popping up on hillsides, prompting high-profile conversations effort in response.
Apr. 29, 2019
Maricopa Daycare Under Fire After Child Suffers Bites
Dana Vela, president of Sunrise Preschools, released a statement Monday saying they are "truly sorry" for last week's "heartbreaking" incident that left a 15-month-old girl with eight bites and bruising on her back.
Apr. 29, 2019
The Takeaway: A World Of Scrutiny For Facebook
Facebook hinted in its latest earnings report that it’s expecting to pay between $3 and $5 billion in fines to the FTC for violating a privacy agreement. The news sent the company's stock soaring, suggesting the fine was not seen as a significant impediment to its operations.
Apr. 29, 2019
The Takeaway: Addressing The Threat Of White Nationalism Online
On Saturday morning, the congregation of the Chabad of Poway synagogue in southern California gathered on the final day of Passover. But their service was interrupted. A 19-year-old man opened fire on the congregation, killing one woman and injuring three others.
Apr. 29, 2019
The Pulse: Marijuana Now
You’ve heard of CBD and THC — but what are they, and what do they do? Emergency room physician Avir Mitra gets a refresher course.
Apr. 29, 2019
Maricopa County Parks Enacting Fire Ban May 1
Fire bans are usually implemented in the latter part of May, but for the 2019 season, Maricopa County Parks and Recreation is starting the fire ban on May 1.
Apr. 29, 2019
Battery Storage Undergoes Rapid Growth, Despite Risks
Last week’s explosion in Surprise at a lithium-ion battery storage plant was the first in the United States, pushing regulators to create new safety standards. But, despite this, the industry is not slowing down its growth or development.
Apr. 29, 2019

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