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Boas On Police Shooting And Anti-Semitism Statistics
The incidences of anti-Semitism in Arizona are on the rise, and Phoenix police shootings hit a record high. The Show checks in with the Arizona Republic Editorial Board.
May. 6, 2019
Gallego: Mental Health Calls Have Been Stress On Police
The city of Phoenix wants to improve how residents get connected to mental health services. This comes after a recent report on police officer-involved-shootings, which spiked in 2018 at 44. Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego told KJZZ’s The Show the city is evaluating its mental health response.
May. 6, 2019
Tucson, Metro Phoenix Hit With Hepatitis A Outbreak
About 240 Arizonans have been diagnosed with Hepatitis A in 2019 — a drastic surge from the five-year average of 10 cases. Pima and Maricopa counties have been hardest hit.
May. 6, 2019
2018 Saw Massive Turnout From Women, Latino Voters
The 2018 midterm elections were record-breaking on many fronts. Now, new numbers released by the U.S. Census Bureau show the trends were stark.
May. 6, 2019
Study Suggests Phoenix Is Unpopular Among Millennials
A new study from the National Realtors Association looked at employment gains, population trends, income levels and housing conditions in the 100 biggest metro areas in the country and came up with a list of the top 10 cities for millennials.
May. 6, 2019
Judge Threatens More Fines In Prison Health Case
A federal judge is threatening additional fines against the Arizona Department of Corrections over the continued failure to meet health care standards in state prisons.
May. 6, 2019
UA Men
Late last week, a spokesperson for the University of Arizona said the NCAA had started an investigation into the school’s men’s basketball program. Ryan Finley, sports editor for the Arizona Daily Star, joined The Show to talk through this latest news on the embattled program.
May. 6, 2019
The Takeaway: President Trump Picks Former Obama Administration Official To Lead ICE In New Direction
On Sunday, President Trump announced on Twitter that he’ll be selecting Mark Morgan, a former director of Customs and Border Protection, as his next head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
May. 6, 2019
DCS May Be Cherry-Picking Confidentiality Laws
In a new investigation, Mary Jo Pitzl of the Arizona Republic said the Arizona Department of Child Safety cherry-picks these laws, releasing information to the public about the children and families in their system sometimes — and refusing to other times.
May. 6, 2019
Progress Being Made On State Budget, Roadblocks Remain
It’s back to work at the Arizona Legislature where the attention will be — as it has been — on a new state budget. For a look at the coming days at the state Capitol, Katie Campbell of the Arizona Capitol Times joined The Show.
May. 6, 2019
Firefighters Monitoring Hoyle Fire In Apache-Sitgreaves
Firefighters are monitoring a lightning-caused wildfire in the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests in eastern Arizona. Fire officials say they plan on using a “controlled burn” tactic to minimize the potential of a larger wildfire.
May. 6, 2019
Text Messages Now Remind Defendants To Show Up
In Arizona, after court administrators started a pilot program last year, the text reminders for criminal court hearings helped reduce the number of failure-to-appear warrants issued in Scottsdale Municipal Court by 51.9p ercent during its first three months.
May. 6, 2019
The Pulse: Is Kelp The New Kale? It Was Supposed To Be
Seaweed farming has a lot going for it. Seaweed doesn’t require any fertilizer and can actually be used as fertilizer. It helps fight climate change and cleans up ocean water. But now, the growing industry in the U.S. has to build infrastructure to support it, and change people’s tastes on a larger scale too.
May. 6, 2019
Police Warn Of Phone Scam Involving Online Dating
The scam involves a person claiming to be from the Internet Crimes Against Children Unit and tells intended victims that they broke the law when they communicated on an online dating site with what they thought was another adult, but was actually a minor.
May. 6, 2019
Asteroid Sample Helps Settle Which Theories Hold Water
How bodies in the inner solar system like the Earth, the moon and Mars acquired water remains the subject of much debate. Now, samples brought back from asteroid Itokawa might help narrow the possibilities.
May. 6, 2019
Mexico’s President Apologizes For Delayed Sonoran Highway Construction
Mexico’s president said Friday that highway construction in neighboring Sonora, Mexico, won’t be completed this month as he promised. It's latest of many delays to the construction project.
May. 6, 2019
Even With Tomato Agreement, Some Duties Likely Still Coming
There is no sign yet of a new deal for imported Mexican tomatoes. But even a last-minute deal may not prevent some duties from being imposed. May 7 is the day the U.S. Commerce Department said it would withdraw from the Suspension Agreement on Fresh Tomatoes from Mexico.
May. 6, 2019
St. Joseph Catholic Church Moves Forward After Fire
Last week, a fire erupted at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Phoenix, destroying a majority of the main sanctuary. But that tragedy did not prevent parishioners from gathering over the weekend for regular Sunday Mass that were held in a meeting hall that was untouched by the blaze.
May. 6, 2019
UA Confirms NCAA Investigation Into Basketball Program
The University of Arizona has confirmed that the school’s basketball program is under investigation by the NCAA.
May. 6, 2019
Parts Of Tonto National Forest To Undergo Prescribed Burn
The two-day prescribed burn will cover approximately 800 acres of the Tonto National Forest northeast of Payson. Prescribed burns are conducted when weather conditions and fuel moisture content in the vegetation are favorable.
May. 6, 2019

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