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Pinal Farmers Cry Out Against Developments That Pull Water
Pinal County ranks first in the state for cotton, barley and livestock production, according to the Arizona Farm Bureau, among other notable products, but water supplies are also on demand from new developments in the area, and farmers who have held claims for decades are crying foul.
Oct. 15, 2019
Points Of View: Raising Transgender Children
Now it's time to continue a series of conversations with community leaders on important topics of the moment. Today’s conversation is about raising transgender children. For that, The Show brings you these Points of View.
Oct. 15, 2019
25% Of Female Undergrads Say Theyve Experience Sexual Assault
A new survey revealed the startling pervasiveness of sexual violence on 33 university campuses across the country. Over 181,000 students from 33 colleges and universities participated in the survey, including the University of Arizona.
Oct. 15, 2019
Ripples Felt As The Navajo Generating Station Closes
The Navajo Generating Station is shutting down, creating a ripple effect across the region, from the families left searching for jobs to the Grand Canyon where its absence may mean improvements to air quality. Utility reporter Ryan Randazzo has been covering the generating station and what will be left in its wake.
Oct. 15, 2019
Report Aims To Close Gap In Data On Connectivity In Indian Country
Nearly 20% of Native Americans living on reservations do not have any internet access at home, and more than a third rely on their cellphones to get online. Those are among the findings of a new report assessing tribal technology.
Oct. 15, 2019
How A Debate Performance Can Change An Election
Tonight, a dozen Democratic presidential candidates will stand on stage near Columbus, Ohio in an attempt to attract support for their campaigns.
Oct. 15, 2019
Are College Professor Evaluations Effective?
Professor evaluations by students in college seem like a no-brainer. After more than 40 years of teaching (and some excellent reviews), one professor disagrees with this practice.
Oct. 15, 2019
The Pulse: Fake vs. Real — And When It Matters
Reporter Susie Armitage explores fake laughter in its natural habitat — comedy open mics. We hear about how up-and-coming comics learn to tell real laughter from fake, and how our evolutionary past explains that ability, along with our tendency to chuckle when things aren’t remotely funny.
Oct. 15, 2019
The Takeaway: Trump
Over the weekend, news broke that a video with the President’s face superimposed on the body of a man assaulting journalists, politicians, and activists in the so-called “Church of Fake News” was played at a conference for Trump supporters at the President's resort in Doral.
Oct. 15, 2019
Some Arizona Copper Mine Workers Walk Off Job
Some Arizona mine workers walked off the job Monday. This comes after they voted overwhelmingly to strike against unfair labor practices. About 2,000 hourly workers at five Asarco locations in Arizona and Texas voted for the strike on Friday, according to the United Steelworkers Union.
Oct. 15, 2019
$125K Audit Will Look Into Arizona School Voucher Delays
Arizona lawmakers plan to spend at least $125,000 to learn why parents say they are being forced to wait to use state-funded vouchers on private and parochial schools. Parents' complaints of long waits and unanswered phone calls have prompted the formal audit.
Oct. 15, 2019
ANALYSIS: October Democratic Primary Debate
Twelve candidates took the stage Tuesday for October's Democratic primary debate. Read context and analysis from NPR reporters.
Oct. 15, 2019
Arizona District Has The Most Native American Farmers In The U.S.
The latest agriculture census was released earlier this year by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. It details all the types of farms and farmers in America and breaks down the data by congressional district in each state. One district in Arizona has more Native American farmers than any other in the country.
Arizona Millennial Farmers Keep Industry Moving Forward
Oct. 15, 2019
Haitian, African Migrants Halted In Southern Mexico
Military police in southern Mexico stopped and forced back a caravan of several hundred migrants — mostly from Haiti and African countries — who were attempting to reach the U.S. by foot over the weekend.
Oct. 14, 2019
Florida Tomato Growers Reignite Anti-Dumping Battle With Mexican Producers
Florida tomato growers are requesting the continuation of an anti-dumping investigation of fresh tomatoes from Mexico less than a month after a deal that put the investigation on pause.
Oct. 14, 2019
Report: BLM Dispersing Environmental Review Team Across 7 Different States
Acting Director William Perry Pendley said relocating the Bureau will bring employees closer to the lands they manage. Former BLM staff and environmentalists say it’s designed to get experienced people to quit.
Controversial BLM Head Addresses Environmental Journalists
Oct. 14, 2019
Judge Sets Deadlines In AZ Prison Health Settlement
A federal judge overseeing a prison health care settlement between inmates and the Arizona Department of Corrections says the case has gone on long enough.
Oct. 14, 2019
Moratorium On Power Shut-Offs Ends Tuesday
The state-imposed moratorium on electricity shut-offs ends Tuesday. People who could not afford their electric bills over the hot summer will now have to begin repaying those bills — although not all at once.
Oct. 14, 2019
Embry Riddles 1st Female Chancellor Steps In When Schools Overall Female Student Body Is Rising
The world of aerospace has traditionally been male-dominated, but there are signs that may be changing. Anette Karlsson, a Swedish national, is taking the helm at Arizona’s Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, the first woman to do so.
Oct. 14, 2019
Controversial BLM Head Addresses Environmental Journalists
The acting head of the Bureau of Land Management, recently reappointed, has been a controversial choice to lead the agency.
Oct. 14, 2019

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