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U.S. Asks Asylum-Seekers To Wait Amid Record Homicides In Tijuana
President Trump is urging a “migrant caravan” to apply for asylum in Mexico rather than in the U.S., amid unprecedented dangers there. KPBS looks at the asylum-seekers already stuck in Tijuana, waiting for their turn to enter the San Ysidro Port of Entry.
Nov. 5, 2018
Some Alzheimer
Nearly a year after the movie "Coco" was released, some aging and dementia organizations are still talking about the film, because it hit on a topic that some Latino families don’t want to talk about: dementia.
Nov. 5, 2018
The Coral Triangle Of The Western Pacific Flourishing
For years, marine biologists were baffled by the diversity of the Coral Triangle in the western Pacific Ocean. Finally, a research team from the University of Arizona has found an answer.
Nov. 5, 2018
Tomatoes From Mexico Brought U.S. Economy $4.8B
A new study by the University of Arizona looked at how imported tomatoes from Mexico, affect the U.S. economy. The U.S. imported 3.4 billion pounds of those tomatoes in 2016.
Nov. 4, 2018
National Cancer Institute Grants $10.8M To ASU Professor
The National Cancer Institute has awarded a major grant to an Arizona State University professor. The grant is part of a new initiative to profile tumors before they become cancerous.
Nov. 4, 2018
Prescribed Fires Scheduled Near Payson
A prescribed fire is scheduled near Payson on Monday if conditions allow. Punky Moore with the Tonto National Forest, explained how these controlled burns prevent larger wildfires.
Nov. 4, 2018
Backyard Fires, Fireworks Affect Air Pollution
Last year, Arizona set records for air pollution due to a mix of weather conditions, backyard fires and fireworks.
Nov. 4, 2018
AAA Study Reveals Costly Repairs For Safety Features
When buying a car, the benefits of added safety features are obvious — but those features can also lead to more costly repairs. According to a AAA study released recently, safety features can double or triple the costs for minor repairs.
Nov. 3, 2018
Eligible Community College Students Can Now Transfer To CA University
The out-of-state transfer agreement means eligible community college students can get guaranteed fall admission at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles.
Nov. 2, 2018
Arizona Gas Prices May Drop, But Not Significantly
Nationwide, gas prices are expected to drop dramatically in the next week or so, but that may not be the case.
Nov. 2, 2018
Report Details E. Coli Outbreak Stemming From Yuma Area
The full report says the pathogen could have come from the waste of a nearby large concentrated animal feeding operation (CAFO). Some Arizona growers have tripled buffer zones between their lettuce crops and the CAFOs to be 1,200 feet.
Nov. 2, 2018
If you still have pumpkins laying around the house, you may not want to toss them in the trash. Those leftover jack-o’-lanterns can serve as compost. Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona is hosting a “pumpkin smash” this weekend.
Nov. 2, 2018
ABOR Holds Meeting Amid UA Recruitment Scandal
An ESPN “Outside the Lines” investigation found at least 13 phone calls from head men’s basketball coach Sean Miller’s cellphone ties him to a man recently convicted on federal pay-for-play charges.
Nov. 2, 2018
AZ Rabbi Looks Toward First Shabbat Since Pittsburgh Shooting
The Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh remains a crime scene, but around the country, other synagogues are preparing for Shabbat services Friday and Saturday. In the Phoenix area, Rabbi John Linder is preparing his message to the Valley's Jewish community.
Nov. 2, 2018
What Does It Mean To Run Government Like A Business?
Nearly every election cycle gives us the opportunity to hear someone running for office talk about running government like a business. What exactly does that mean? Are we supposed to view that as a positive? Is running government like a business even possible?
Nov. 2, 2018
Do Mail-In Ballots Increase Voter Turnout?
More than half of all the people expected to vote in next week’s midterm elections have already voted, according to the Arizona Secretary of State’s Office. Advocates say that’s a way to increase turnout, but The Show's recent guest said that’s not always the case.
Nov. 2, 2018
Google Employees Stage Walkout Against Harassment Culture
The culture of Silicon Valley has been questioned for a number of years. It’s been in the spotlight even more dramatically in the wake of the #MeToo Movement. That, at least in part, is why thousands of Google employees staged a walkout on Thursday.
Nov. 2, 2018
What
The latest department controversy is an internal memo that reveals the parks department considered a gift of land from a mining company, a move that would pose serious conflict-of-interest issues for the department that is charged with managing and conserving public lands.
Nov. 2, 2018
Wages Continue To Stagnate Despite Job Growth
Employment numbers have been relatively strong in the U.S. through the Obama and Trump administrations. But while wage growth showed some promise in this morning’s jobs report, it continues to be low, and has essentially zeroed out under inflation-adjusted numbers.
Nov. 2, 2018
Jobs Market Growing, U.S. Unemployment Decreasing
The October jobs report is out from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the news continues to be positive overall with the unemployment rate in October at 3.7 percent. The economy also added 250,000 jobs — that’s a jump from the 134,000 non-farm jobs added in September.
Nov. 2, 2018

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