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13 Arkansas Families File Injunction Against Paul Petersen
Thirteen families in Arkansas have filed an injunction against Maricopa County Assessor Paul Petersen. Petersen faces criminal charges in three states for an alleged adoption fraud scheme.
Oct. 11, 2019
What Are Rights Of Mothers Involved In Suspected Adoption Scheme?
Evelyn Cruz, an ASU professor and director of the Immigration Clinic at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, joined The Show to talk about the legalities involved in the cases against Maricopa County Assessor Paul Peterson.
Oct. 11, 2019
AZ Housing Demand Driven Mostly By Transplants
Fall is when people come to Arizona in large numbers. Historically, the so-called snowbirds stay through spring and then leave, but increasingly this population is choosing to stay year round. Maricopa County remains the fastest growing county in the country — and its growth is taxing resources in the state that cannot expand fast enough to keep up.
How Technology Is Changing The Housing Market In Arizona
Oct. 11, 2019
Arizona Republic Reporters, Staffers Vote To Form A Union
Reporters, photographers and non-management staffers at the state's largest newspaper voted Thursday to form a union. The 64-30 vote came despite a series of memos written by management at the Arizona Republic to staffers that organizing in that way could have negative implications.
Oct. 10, 2019
African Migrants In Mexico Protest Being Detained In Squalid Conditions
Migrants in southern Mexico are protesting over the treatment they're receiving from government officials, saying authorities are holding them in squalid conditions.
Oct. 10, 2019
Lawsuit: Tucson City Leaders Trying To Influence Sanctuary City Vote
The proponents of an initiative to make Tucson a so-called sanctuary city have sued city leaders contending they’re unfairly trying to influence the election.
Oct. 10, 2019
Maricopa County Officials Call On Petersen To Resign
Maricopa County’s Board of Supervisors, the County Treasurer and the County Recorder have called on Paul Petersen to resign from his elected position.
Oct. 10, 2019
Grand Canyon In Water Conservation Effort After Water Pump Leak
Due to a leak in a water pump, the South Rim of the Grand Canyon has entered a water conservation effort. The Grand Canyon is currently working on a pump house replacement project.
Oct. 10, 2019
Piece Of Missing LA Sculpture Found In AZ
This story is part mystery, part recovery — and very unexpected. At the center of it is a missing sculpture, a Bisbee antique seller and the Los Angeles Central Library.
Oct. 10, 2019
Activists Demand Spanish Conquistador Images Removed
The image of the Spanish conquistador is found throughout the Southwest — on streets, in schools, on names of hotels and neighborhoods. But there are some who demand they be removed.
Oct. 10, 2019
Second Assault: A Womans Experience With The System That Failed Her
More than a decade ago, when Jillian Corsie was a student at the University of Arizona, she was raped by a classmate in her dorm room. That inspired Corsie, now a documentary filmmaker, to produce “Second Assault” with friend and co-director Amy Rosner, and the result is a film that allows Corsie to confront the system that failed her.
Oct. 10, 2019
A Look At The Adoption Fraud Cases Against County Assessor Paul Petersen Beyond Arizona
Arizona has launched a criminal case against Maricopa County Assessor Paul Petersen for allegedly ripping off taxpayers in connection with an adoption fraud scheme involving women from the Marshall Islands.
Oct. 10, 2019
Watch Womens Skydiving Network In Eloy This Week
Until Oct. 12, you can go to Skydive Arizona out in Eloy — about halfway between Phoenix and Tucson — to watch Women's Skydiving Network (WSN) Pro, an all-female skydiving demonstration team led by the most accomplished professional skydivers in the world.
Oct. 10, 2019
Head And Neck Melanomas In Young Adults Rose 50% In One Decade
The average age of diagnosis for melanoma is 65, according to the American Cancer Society. But the skin cancer is also one of the most common among young adults. New research reports on rates of head and neck melanomas in that group.
Oct. 10, 2019
Points Of View: Bipartisan Push For Criminal Justice Reform
Now it's time to continue a series of conversations with community leaders on important topics of the moment. Today’s conversation is about criminal justice reform. For that, The Show brings you these Points of View.
Oct. 10, 2019
AZ Economist Offers Recession Forecast For 2020
Economists dusted off their crystal balls Thursday morning as the Phoenix Chamber of Commerce hosted its Economic Outlook 2020 event, looking at the local, national and global economies going forward. The Show talked with economist Elliot Pollack, who’ll be giving his forecast for Arizona and the Phoenix metro area.
Oct. 10, 2019
Tucson Looks To Raise Purchase Age Of Nicotine To 21
On Thursday, the Tucson City Council will hold a study session on a proposed ordinance to raise the age to purchase nicotine-related products to 21. It’s an effort to curb e-cigarette use among teenagers. Todd Jaeger, superintendent of Tucson’s Amphitheater School District, wants action on the issue.
Oct. 10, 2019
Arizonas Rate Of Childhood Obesity Drops In New Report
Childhood obesity rates have remained fairly steady across the country over the past few years, but Arizona’s rates have dropped, and the state is now tied for 17th best in the country.
Oct. 10, 2019
First-Time AZ Filmmaker Documents What Its Like To Turn 60
The aging process hits each of us in different ways, with some experiencing serious health problems and others just dealing with increasing aches and pains.
Oct. 10, 2019
Facial Recognition Tested At U.S.-Mexico Border
Customs and Border Protection is using facial recognition technology to confirm the identities of people walking across the border in Nogales and San Luis.
Oct. 10, 2019

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