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Woodbury Fire Near Superior Has Burned About 113,000 Acres
A human-caused wildfire burning for more than two weeks in a national forest east of metro Phoenix now has grown to 150 square miles. Fire officials say the Woodbury Fire grew by nearly 22 square miles from Saturday into Sunday.
June 24, 2019
On Stressed Colorado River, States Test How Many More Diversions Watershed Can Bear
The Colorado River is short on water. But you wouldn’t know it by looking at a slate of proposed water projects in the river’s Upper Basin states of Colorado, Utah and Wyoming.
June 24, 2019
Q&AZ: Why Do Tools Rust In Dry Arizona?
Rust is a phenomenon typically associated with damp settings. One listener wanted to know why tools left in a shed in Arizona rust despite the state’s dry conditions.
June 24, 2019
ASU Study: Termites Use Smart Searches To Find Mates
How an animal moves through its environment determines whether it finds food or a mate, so it pays to use all available memories and sensory data. But what does a creature do when it has nothing to go on? A new study reveals how two species of termites use smart searches to tackle this tricky task.
June 24, 2019
G.I. Bill Turns 75
Saturday marked the 75th anniversary of the G.I. Bill. The legislation, which helped pave the way for veterans’ benefits, has a complicated history.
June 23, 2019
Lawyer Challenging McSally Appointment Must Show Why Court Has Jurisdiction
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Friday issued an order saying a challenge to Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey’s appointment of Sen. Martha McSally should be dismissed if the lawyer who filed the suit cannot prove the challenge is in the circuit’s jurisdiction.
June 23, 2019
Miami High School Hosts Community Meeting On Woodbury Fire
The Woodbury Fire is currently spread over 100 square miles and is 34 percent contained. Incident officials in charge of reining in the blaze held a community meeting at Miami High School Friday night to discuss their progress.
June 22, 2019
Arizona Downs Ends Racing Season Early Following Television Dispute
Arizona Downs in Prescott has announced it will end its summer horse racing season early. The move comes after it couldn’t make as much money as needed from its off-track betting sites to stay open.
June 22, 2019
Trump Delays Immigration Raids
President Donald Trump's decision to postpone immigration sweeps caps a week of build-up to potential mass round-ups. Trump said Monday that efforts to deport millions of people would soon start.
June 22, 2019
Storm Conference Monsoon Con Moves To Tucson
Monsoon Con, an annual gathering of storm chasers, photographers, and other weather enthusiasts and professionals, is moving south after being held in Phoenix the last few years.
June 22, 2019
Will There Be ICE Raids This Weekend?
An immigrant sanctuary leader says reports that the Trump administration may launch raids this weekend against thousands of people facing deportation have raised awareness among Arizona activists, but the potential threat is the new normal.
June 21, 2019
Mexican Airline To Help Return Central American Migrants
Mexican discount airline Volaris is offering to fly immigrants from Guatemala, El Salvador and Costa Rica back to their countries of origin.
June 21, 2019
Game And Fish Votes To Ban Certain Types Of Hunting Contests
The Arizona Game and Fish Commission on Friday voted to ban hunting contests that charge hunters fees and then award prizes for killing the most of certain types of predatory and fur-bearing animals.
June 21, 2019
Mexico Invests On Trees In El Salvador To Fight Migration
Mexico continues the expansion of its operations to detain and deport migrants. But its president also started his parallel strategy to fight migration, by investing — on trees — in Central America.
June 21, 2019
Pinal To Combat Disease-Carrying Mosquitoes Using Endangered Fish
Pinal County plans to put an endangered species of fish to work reducing populations of disease-carrying mosquitoes.
June 21, 2019
State Party Chair: A 2020 Democrat Could Beat Trump In AZ
In 2016, Donald Trump became the fourth consecutive Republican presidential candidate to win Arizona. But because Trump’s victory was narrow in the state, Democrats see an opportunity in 2020.
June 21, 2019
Summer Solstice Marks Arcosanti Architect
Friday is the summer solstice, the longest day of the year. It’s also legendary Arizona architect Paolo Soleri’s birthday. The Show took this opportunity to visit Soleri’s experimental community of Arcosanti to take a tour and learn more about where it sits 50 years in.
June 21, 2019
What Did Phoenix Suns Do On Draft Night?
Trying to figure out what the Phoenix Suns did on draft night? Well, so is everyone else.
June 21, 2019
Champion: Regulators Slow To Act After Heat-Related Death
The Arizona Corporation Commission voted to keep electric companies from shutting off service to customers who are behind on their bills during the state’s hottest months. Consumer advocate Stacey Champion, who has campaigned against APS, joined The Show to discuss the Commission's recent actions.
June 21, 2019
BLM Implements Fire Restrictions Across Arizona As Woodbury Fire Rages
The Woodbury fire has burned more than 100 square miles north of Superior and is 42 percent contained. Residents in the Roosevelt and Roosevelt Lake Area have been told to evacuate.
June 21, 2019

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