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How Colleges Have Revamped Their Title IX Programs
The issue of sexual assault on college campuses has become ubiquitous with certain schools and certain athletic departments. Arizona Daily Star investigative reporter Caitlin Schmidt takes a broader look at how schools like Baylor have revamped their Title IX programs in response.
Mar. 18, 2019
College Admissions Scandal Raises Basic Questions About Fairness
The investigation unveiled last week around actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin put the spotlight on how wealthy, powerful people work to get their children into what are considered top-tier universities. To help answer some of those questions, Eric Hoover, senior writer for The Chronicle of Higher Education, joined The Show.
Mar. 18, 2019
Congressional Members In For A Party Line Fight Over Emergency Declaration
Democrats and Republicans are in for a fight over President Donald Trump's veto on his emergency declaration. Arizona Reps. Greg Stanton, a Democrat, and Paul Gosar, a Republican, fall along party lines.
Mar. 18, 2019
Circle K Says Some Arizona Stores Are Out Of Gas
Some Circle K convenience stores in Arizona are out of gas. The company says unforeseen circumstances are leading to the shortage, but the company does not say what or what locations are impacted.
Mar. 18, 2019
Arizona Lawmakers Debating Online Sales Taxes
In South Dakota v. Wayfair, the U.S. Supreme Court essentially allowed states to require online retailers to collect and remit sales taxes. Arizona is among a handful of states that has not adjusted its tax laws to reflect the last summer's ruling. A new bill could change that.
Mar. 18, 2019
Experts: Slipping Vaccination Rates Put Everyone At Risk
Currently, vaccination rates in pockets of metro Phoenix fall below 85 percent, including in the Anthem and Fountain Hills communities, according to the Arizona Department of Health Services.
Mar. 18, 2019
Phoenix City Leaders Could Undergo Equity Training
A Phoenix councilwoman is trying to raise private money to conduct special training for city leadership. Laura Pastor wants to see managers in departments like transit, parks, neighborhood services, and others to participate in racial equity training. It would focus on recognizing the government’s role in racial inequities and find ways to improve or change systems.
Mar. 18, 2019
VA Report Finds Care At Phoenix Nursing Home Improves
Conditions are improving at a Phoenix VA nursing home, that’s one finding from a recent release of reports from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. “I’m very proud of our staff that we were able to get back to a five star,” said Brian Bradshaw, chief nurse for geriatrics at Phoenix VA.
Mar. 18, 2019
The latest “Glass Ceiling Index” released by the Economist says any movement forward has been stalled with the exception of a few nations — and the U.S. isn’t one of them.
Mar. 18, 2019
Boas: The Legacy Of Karl Eller
Arizona businessman and philanthropist Karl Eller was known for leading several companies — including Eller Media, Gannett and Circle K — and for leaving millions to the University of Arizona business school. Arizona Republic Editorial Director Phil Boas joined The Show for his weekly appearance to talk about Eller's Legacy.
Mar. 18, 2019
AZ Islamic Community Holds Vigils For New Zealand
Several vigils were held over the weekend in Arizona to remember the 50 lives lost at Christchurch in New Zealand, including one vigil at the Islamic Center of North East Valley, where hundreds gathered Sunday night.
Mar. 18, 2019
How A Former Facebook
Longtime tech venture capitalist Roger McNamee knew Mark Zuckerberg almost from the beginning of Facebook and was a self-proclaimed "cheerleader." That changed just a couple of years ago, and McNamee has written about his disenchantment in the book "Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe."
Mar. 18, 2019
BBC Look-Ahead: New Zealand Leaders Look To Change Country
New Zealand, and the rest of the world, continue to mourn the 50 people killed on Friday in two mosques. The country’s prime minister said New Zealand’s gun laws will be changed. For more on that and other international stories coming up this week, The Show was joined by BBC’s Pooneh Ghoddoosi.
Mar. 18, 2019
Conviction Upheld For Woman Who Faked Cancer To Get Abortion
The Arizona Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of Chalice Renee Zeitner, who was found guilty on fraud and other charges for faking a uterine cancer diagnosis to get the state to pay for her late-term abortion.
Mar. 18, 2019
Charter School Reform Bill Moves To Arizona House
Last week, the state Senate gave its OK to a bill that its sponsor calls the most significant reform to the governance of charter schools since they were established. Critics, however, see it differently, and argue the measure is essentially toothless. The bill is now moving to the Arizona House.
Mar. 18, 2019
West Phoenix Among Nation’s Top Home Flipping Rates
In zip code 85031, more than 20 percent of homes bought last year were quickly resold for a profit. The flipping rate for the area between 43rd and 59th avenues and Thomas and Camelback roads was more than twice the rate for the entire metro area.
Mar. 18, 2019
The Takeaway: White Supremacy As A Coordinated Social Movement
Kathleen Belew is an assistant professor of history at the University of Chicago, and she has studied white supremacy and its growth. According to Belew, attacks throughout the world are not by "lone-wolves," rather, they are part of a larger movement by white supremacists, who are greatly influenced by those in the United States,
Mar. 18, 2019
The Takeaway: California Weighs Consumer Privacy Protections
The California Consumer Privacy Act, which passed in the summer of 2018, doesn’t go into effect until January 2020. In the meantime, a fight over how the law will regulate user data is ramping up in the California Legislature.
Mar. 18, 2019
Q&AZ: Why Do Cicadas Buzz?
Arizona has more insect diversity than any other state — including four dozen different species of cicadas. Best known for their loud buzzing in the summer, each species of cicada has their own unique call.
Mar. 18, 2019
Phoenix Could Sell $11 Million Downtown Parking Garage
A city-owned garage in downtown Phoenix appraised at $11,450,00 could soon go on the market. The city of Phoenix said several companies have expressed interest in developing the Regency Parking Garage.
Mar. 18, 2019

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