Selling Drug Traffickers’ Spoils, Mexico Tries To Do Good With Bad
The Mexican government seized more than 2,000 pieces of jewelry and this weekend put them up for auction in what President Andrés Manuel López Obrador hopes will be an effort to show transparency and a commitment to the country’s most resource-strapped communities.
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July 30, 2019
U.S. AG Issues Opinion On Families In Asylum Cases
The U.S. attorney general has extraordinary power over the immigration courts, and William Barr has issued an opinion saying most people who fear persecution because of family ties will no longer be eligible for asylum.
July 29, 2019
Some In Pima Jail Dont Get Education Funds Under New AG Opinion
A new opinion from Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is leaving dozens of young adults who are locked up in Pima County jail without the funding to help them complete a high school diploma.
July 29, 2019
APS CEO Don Brandt To Appear In Front Of Arizona Corporation Commission
APS CEO Don Brandt has agreed to appear in front of the Arizona Corporation Commission. Justin Olson, a member of the commission, wants more information about the woman who died in her home after APS turned her power off.
July 29, 2019
Section Of SR 88 Still Closed Due To Flood Risk
“That area is from several miles east of Tortilla Flat to just west of Apache Lake Marina turn-off. Due to run-off and debris flows that could be much more intense after a wildfire, there's a possibility of flash flooding from monsoon storms," said Caroline Carpenter, with the Arizona Department of Transportation.
July 29, 2019
Man Cant Walk After Leg Goes Untreated In AZ Prison
As Arizona transitions from one prison health care contractor to another, many inmates say they are being left in the balance to suffer without treatment. One man’s injury and subsequent medical neglect will make it much harder for him to return to society.
Formerly Incarcerated Say Early Release Bill Had Unintended Consequences
July 29, 2019
Monday Is Registration Deadline For Phoenix Ballot Measures
Monday night is the deadline to register to vote in Phoenix’s August election, which could have a major effect on the future of the city. Two ballot measures will go to voters.
July 29, 2019
Report: Parents, Kids Take Their Phone To Bed With Them
More than half of parents say they spend too much time on their mobile device, while nearly half of teens say they spend the right amount of time on their devices. Those are among the findings of a new report from the group Common Sense called "The New Normal: Parents, Teens, Screens and Sleep in the United States."
July 29, 2019
BBC Look-Ahead: Trade Talks Continue Between U.S. And China
The U.S. and China will restart talks this week in an effort to end their ongoing trade dispute. For more on that and other international stories coming up this week, The Show was joined by BBC’s Rich Preston.
July 29, 2019
Boas: Is Politainment Responsible For Our Political Divide?
The Show regularly checks in with Editorial Board of the Arizona Republic to talk about the big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
July 29, 2019
Superintendent Pushes Against Change To ESA Oversight
Republican Rep. Mark Finchem wants the Attorney General’s office to investigate the handling of the state’s school voucher program under Democratic Superintendent Kathy Hoffman. Some say his real goal is to move the state closer to shifting oversight of the program away from the Department of Education entirely.
July 29, 2019
State Sen. Sylvia Allen Responds To Controversial Comments
A year after former state Rep. David Stringer made racist comments about immigrants and African Americans, state Sen. Sylvia Allen, a Republican from Snowflake, was recorded saying she thought the United States would soon “look like South American countries,” among other things.
July 29, 2019
Bill Montgomery On The List Of Potential AZ Judges
Gov. Doug Ducey has a list from which he’ll pick the next Arizona Supreme Court justice. Among the seven names on that list is a familiar one: Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery.
July 29, 2019
Maricopa County Investigating Rise In Heat-Related Deaths
With 10 confirmed deaths and 63 cases under investigation, this year's death toll is on pace to exceed 2018's, when 182 people died.
July 29, 2019
Arizona Coyotes Officially Announce New Owner
The Arizona Coyotes on Monday welcomed a new owner. In a news release on NHL.com, the Coyotes say Alex Meruelo has purchased the controlling interest from Andrew Barroway, making Meruelo the new majority owner, chairman and governor of the team.
July 29, 2019
Made In Her Image Puts Girls Of Color In Directors Chair
Picture this: A group of young women of color gathered at the Phoenix Art Museum — all wearing yellow t-shirts that say, "This is what a director looks like" — ready to get behind the camera.
July 29, 2019
Phoenix-Area Standouts Helping Grow Girls Hockey In Arizona
With the help of the Arizona Coyotes and homegrown stars like Katie McGovern and Lyndsey Fry, Arizona girls hockey participation has more than doubled in the last decade.
July 29, 2019
AG Wants AZ To Restock Lethal Injection Drugs
Arizona hasn’t put anyone to death since 2014 because it hasn’t had access to the drugs used to do it. The state halted executions after a botched execution led to a moratorium on the practice.
July 29, 2019
ASU Receives $39M To Develop WMD Exposure Detector
The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded Arizona State University's Biodesign Institute nearly $39 million to develop a detector for exposure to weapons of mass destruction and other related substances.
July 29, 2019
New Trail In The Works At Glen Canyon Rec Area
Lake Powell used to be the most popular attraction, but in the past few years, visitation to the area’s land has skyrocketed, with nearly half of the 4.3 million visitors per year visiting Horseshoe Bend. From 2015-2017, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area saw an 83% increase in visitors. A new trail that will be added to promote more land-based activities at the area.
July 29, 2019