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NewsCap: What motivated Lesko to run for supervisor
Marcus Dell’Artino of First Strategic and Stacy Pearson of Lumen Strategies joined The Show to talk about U.S. Rep. Debbie Lesko running for Maricopa County Board of Supervisors, a spat between two high-profile Arizona Republicans and more.
Feb. 23, 2024
Saguaro Land: What do we do when people love our desert too much?
Journalist Caroline Tracey has watched as Instagram and other platforms have turned a spotlight on the desert in ways she finds both refreshing — and troubling. She spoke to The Show more about the trend and what it means.
Feb. 23, 2024
Q&AZ: Are Gila monsters legal as pets in Arizona?
Through KJZZ’s Q&AZ reporting project, a listener asked on social media if it's illegal to keep Gila monsters as pets and breed them in Arizona.
Feb. 23, 2024
AZ Senate passes bill giving teachers the option to post Ten Commandments
The Arizona Senate passed a bill on party lines that would give teachers or administrators at public and charter schools the option to read and post the Ten Commandments.
Feb. 23, 2024
Lawmakers divided over support for University of Arizona president
A bipartisan group of lawmakers voiced support for embattled University of Arizona President Robert Robbins as he navigates a financial crisis at the university – but other lawmakers say more needs to be done.
Feb. 23, 2024
Native American tribes gain new authority to stop unwanted hydropower projects
Federal regulators have granted Native American tribes more power to block hydropower projects on their land after a flurry of applications were filed to expand renewable energy in the water-scarce U.S. Southwest.
Feb. 23, 2024
No peace between Meghan McCain and U.S. Senate hopeful Kari Lake
Meghan McCain says Republican Kari Lake’s attempts to mend bridges that Lake burned as a gubernatorial candidate in 2022 are disingenuous and likely fueled by poor polling in the U.S. Senate race Lake is now running.
Feb. 23, 2024
Its film festival season in Arizona, and there are hundreds of offerings to see
No matter what types of movies you enjoy, over the next several weeks, Arizona has hundreds of offerings, whether that’s in the Phoenix metro region or Sedona. Here's some of the highlights from three film festivals in Arizona, as well as a bonus take in this director’s cut.
Feb. 23, 2024
Arizona House lawmakers take time off to visit Israel
Seventeen Arizona House lawmakers are taking a trip to Israel in March, putting a pause on the chamber’s work.
Feb. 22, 2024
AZ bill to ban Satanic displays ultimately blocked
A bill that would have forbidden representations of Satan on public property failed in the state Senate on Thursday when two Republicans opposed it alongside all the chamber’s Democrats.
Feb. 22, 2024
MLB will again produce Arizona Diamondbacks games
The D-backs' games will be available from MLB for $99.99, while the league-wide package is $199.99. The D-backs said local viewing options will be announced later.
Feb. 22, 2024
How new air quality standards could affect areas like south Phoenix
In addition to the new standard to lower the acceptable level of fine-particle pollutants in the air, the EPA is also working to put monitoring stations in what it calls "overburdened communities."
Feb. 22, 2024
Arizona taxpayers 65 and older could get a one-time $250 rebate
Arizona state Sen. Anthony Kern (R-Glendale) said his bill was modeled after a similar piece of legislation passed last year that gave rebates to families who have children younger than 17.
Feb. 22, 2024
2 additional measles cases confirmed in Maricopa County
The Maricopa County Department of Public Health has identified two new cases of measles in the Valley. They’ve been linked to an international visitor who tested positive for the disease earlier this month.
Feb. 22, 2024
Why Arizona needs more residents to get college degrees
The presidents of Arizona’s three public universities got together this week to talk about the state of higher education. One of the biggest problems they discussed was that while the state’s economy ranks among the top in the country, Arizona is among the bottom in educational attainment.
Feb. 22, 2024
ASU will expand further into downtown Mesa
Talks between ASU and Mesa have resulted in plans for further expansion into downtown Mesa, 2 years after the opening of ASU's MIX Center.
Feb. 22, 2024
Cactus League kicks off in Arizona 2024
Baseball season is back. The Cactus League kicked off Thursday in Peoria with a game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Diego Padres.
Feb. 22, 2024
Amkor to build $2B semiconductor testing campus in Peoria
The Peoria City Council has paved the way for the nation’s largest semiconductor packaging and test facility to be built in the city.
Feb. 22, 2024
Some calling for Gilbert mayor and police chief to resign
Some Gilbert residents are calling for the resignation of both the mayor and police chief over the town’s handling of teen violence.
Feb. 22, 2024
How art can transform kids trauma into resilience
The Show spoke with Matt Sandoval, the new executive director of Free Arts for Abused Children, about the role the arts is taking in helping kids who've gone through trauma.
Feb. 22, 2024

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