Leaders call for cooperation in Western drought hearing
Water is something we all need, but don’t necessarily always think about. Yet as the West continues on in a drought, more minds are starting to look into the future, and how to ensure H2O is a part of it.
Oct. 18, 2021
Meet the people revitalizing Sunnyslopes Hatcher Road
In The Show's series, Our Street, we’re taking a closer look at neighborhoods around the Valley — and what makes them tick. Hatcher Road is the main street that runs through a classic Phoenix neighborhood: Sunnyslope.
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Oct. 18, 2021
Boas: Duceys mask pandering puts state funds at risk
Gov. Doug Ducey ran into public opposition — and now legal opposition, as well — for his attempts to distribute federal COVID-19-related funding in a way that aligns with his political views. In a weekend column, Bob Robb of the Republic argued that Ducey was focused too much on political pandering with that approach.
Oct. 18, 2021
BBC Look-Ahead: Nations prep for COP26 climate change conference
The next big international conference on climate change, 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, is set to start in less than two weeks — but talk about it is already heating up. For a look at some of the key global stories in the coming days, The Show spoke with the BBC’s Rob Hugh-Jones.
Oct. 18, 2021
Arizona program to help needy families pay utility bills
The Arizona Department of Economic Security is launching a program to offer $36 million of assistance to help households pay utility bills. The program is aimed at helping low income households and those who hold debt due to utilities.
Oct. 18, 2021
More people plan to celebrate Halloween compared to last year, survey says
More people plan to celebrate Halloween compared to last year and they’re expected to spend more. On average, consumers plan to spend $102.74 on costumes, candy, cards and decorations.
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Oct. 18, 2021
Mexican gray wolves recovering despite I-40 boundary
Mexican gray wolves recovery efforts are becoming a success despite the Interstate 40 boundary cutting through northern Arizona.
Oct. 18, 2021
Mexico concerned about Remain in Mexico reinstatement
The Biden administration is preparing to restart a program known as “Remain in Mexico” after a federal judge ordered its reinstatement. Officials, however, say it will require Mexico’s cooperation to resume the Trump administration program that sent asylum seekers back to Mexico to await U.S. court hearings.
Oct. 18, 2021
AZ Humane Society will break ground on a new campus in November
For 64 years the Arizona Humane Society has operated in an aging facility in north Phoenix. Construction will begin on a new $46 million campus next month.
Oct. 18, 2021
Phoenix looking to expand remote court for traffic tickets
The pandemic led Phoenix’s Municipal Court to offer a virtual option for people contesting traffic tickets. And the program is reportedly working so well, the court is looking to expand it.
Oct. 18, 2021
ASU sensor will help NASAs Lucy mission solve solar system riddle
On Saturday, NASA launched its Lucy mission to survey Jupiter’s Trojans — clumps of asteroids that precede and trail the gas giant as it orbits the Sun. An ASU-built sensor will help the mission settle an ongoing debate about the solar system’s origins.
Oct. 18, 2021
Arizona is leading the nation in Alzheimers cases
Arizona has the fastest growing number of cases in the nation of Alzheimer’s disease, according to the Alzheimer's Association.
Oct. 18, 2021
Arizona foreclosures drop in 3rd quarter
Foreclosures in Arizona are dropping. New numbers out last week rank Arizona 34th nationwide in foreclosure filings, and the state appears to be leveling out. Lenders started the foreclosure process on more homeowners nationwide in the third quarter, after the foreclosure moratorium was lifted.
Oct. 18, 2021
Chandlers Korean War-era plane moving to new home
Chandler’s decommissioned F-86d Sabre Dog Korean Warplane, which has called the corner of Delaware Street and Chandler Boulevard home for more than 30 years, is moving to a new home Monday night.
Oct. 18, 2021
Streets named after KKK members could get new names
Tempe councilmembers this week will discuss a recommendation to rename several city parks, streets and neighborhoods named for individuals who were recently discovered to be members of a local Ku Klux Klan chapter in the 1920s.
Oct. 18, 2021
Climate change affects just about everything, even birds of prey
When the birds arrive they’re in pretty bad shape. Many are casualties of drought, arriving in late spring or early summer, when temperatures rise and waterholes go dry. The drought has been hard on Arizona’s raptors, and this year was no exception.
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Oct. 18, 2021
COVID-19 vaccines decline over time, study shows
A recent study in the Lancet Medical Journal found that the effectiveness of a COVID-19 vaccine declines after a few months, signaling the need for booster shots.
Oct. 17, 2021
Sky win first WNBA title with 80-74 win over Mercury
Candace Parker returned home to bring Chicago a championship. She did just that leading the Sky to the franchise’s first title. Chicago beat the Phoenix Mercury 80-74 on Sunday in Game 4.
Oct. 17, 2021
Heres What Happened This Week In Arizona History
This week in 1921, cattle rustling became so common in the Salt River Valley that cattlemen decided to “shoot (rustlers) where they stood and leave them where they fall.” A collection of the interesting — and sometimes unusual — events that happened this week in Arizona history.
Oct. 17, 2021
Legalized syringe exchanges, fentanyl test strips could help combat overdoses
Community health leaders say two new laws could help round out Arizona’s efforts to combat overdose deaths, which are on the rise even after a bipartisan effort to pass the Arizona Opioid Epidemic Act in 2018.
Oct. 15, 2021