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Maricopa County Officials Call On Petersen To Resign
Maricopa County’s Board of Supervisors, the County Treasurer and the County Recorder have called on Paul Petersen to resign from his elected position.
Oct. 10, 2019
Grand Canyon In Water Conservation Effort After Water Pump Leak
Due to a leak in a water pump, the South Rim of the Grand Canyon has entered a water conservation effort. The Grand Canyon is currently working on a pump house replacement project.
Oct. 10, 2019
Piece Of Missing LA Sculpture Found In AZ
This story is part mystery, part recovery — and very unexpected. At the center of it is a missing sculpture, a Bisbee antique seller and the Los Angeles Central Library.
Oct. 10, 2019
Activists Demand Spanish Conquistador Images Removed
The image of the Spanish conquistador is found throughout the Southwest — on streets, in schools, on names of hotels and neighborhoods. But there are some who demand they be removed.
Oct. 10, 2019
Second Assault: A Womans Experience With The System That Failed Her
More than a decade ago, when Jillian Corsie was a student at the University of Arizona, she was raped by a classmate in her dorm room. That inspired Corsie, now a documentary filmmaker, to produce “Second Assault” with friend and co-director Amy Rosner, and the result is a film that allows Corsie to confront the system that failed her.
Oct. 10, 2019
A Look At The Adoption Fraud Cases Against County Assessor Paul Petersen Beyond Arizona
Arizona has launched a criminal case against Maricopa County Assessor Paul Petersen for allegedly ripping off taxpayers in connection with an adoption fraud scheme involving women from the Marshall Islands.
Oct. 10, 2019
Watch Womens Skydiving Network In Eloy This Week
Until Oct. 12, you can go to Skydive Arizona out in Eloy — about halfway between Phoenix and Tucson — to watch Women's Skydiving Network (WSN) Pro, an all-female skydiving demonstration team led by the most accomplished professional skydivers in the world.
Oct. 10, 2019
Head And Neck Melanomas In Young Adults Rose 50% In One Decade
The average age of diagnosis for melanoma is 65, according to the American Cancer Society. But the skin cancer is also one of the most common among young adults. New research reports on rates of head and neck melanomas in that group.
Oct. 10, 2019
Points Of View: Bipartisan Push For Criminal Justice Reform
Now it's time to continue a series of conversations with community leaders on important topics of the moment. Today’s conversation is about criminal justice reform. For that, The Show brings you these Points of View.
Oct. 10, 2019
AZ Economist Offers Recession Forecast For 2020
Economists dusted off their crystal balls Thursday morning as the Phoenix Chamber of Commerce hosted its Economic Outlook 2020 event, looking at the local, national and global economies going forward. The Show talked with economist Elliot Pollack, who’ll be giving his forecast for Arizona and the Phoenix metro area.
Oct. 10, 2019
Tucson Looks To Raise Purchase Age Of Nicotine To 21
On Thursday, the Tucson City Council will hold a study session on a proposed ordinance to raise the age to purchase nicotine-related products to 21. It’s an effort to curb e-cigarette use among teenagers. Todd Jaeger, superintendent of Tucson’s Amphitheater School District, wants action on the issue.
Oct. 10, 2019
Arizonas Rate Of Childhood Obesity Drops In New Report
Childhood obesity rates have remained fairly steady across the country over the past few years, but Arizona’s rates have dropped, and the state is now tied for 17th best in the country.
Oct. 10, 2019
First-Time AZ Filmmaker Documents What Its Like To Turn 60
The aging process hits each of us in different ways, with some experiencing serious health problems and others just dealing with increasing aches and pains.
Oct. 10, 2019
Facial Recognition Tested At U.S.-Mexico Border
Customs and Border Protection is using facial recognition technology to confirm the identities of people walking across the border in Nogales and San Luis.
Oct. 10, 2019
A Historical Perspective On Americas Political Polarization
Political polarization in the U.S. seems to be growing, and it’s only expected to become more intense as the 2020 election season gets closer. Robert Putnam, Public Policy Professor at Harvard, argues that looking to our history is vital—especially when it comes to turning our “I” focused society into one that’s more into the collective “we.”
Oct. 10, 2019
NTEC Criticized For A Lack Of Renewable Investments
The Navajo Transitional Energy Company — or NTEC — purchased three bankrupt coal mines in Wyoming and Montana this week. It’s a move that’s been met with criticism from some who want the Navajo-owned company to move toward renewable energy — and away from coal.
Oct. 10, 2019
Ducey: County Assessor Should Resign
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey wants to hear all of the facts about the allegations of human smuggling and fraud leveled against Maricopa County Assessor Paul Petersen, but he governor thinks the looming legal battle requires the assessor’s undivided attention.
Oct. 10, 2019
Sounds Of The City: Koi Pond Creates ‘Heaven In My Backyard’
Listen to the sounds of Lucy Ross, president of Valley Of The Sun Koi Club, tending to the koi pond in her backyard. If you have suggestions or hear things that make Phoenix, Phoenix, send us a note at [email protected]
Oct. 10, 2019
The Takeaway: Millions Without Power in California
The state’s largest utility, PG&E, started cutting electricity as a precaution against wildfires.
Oct. 10, 2019
Pima County Steps Up Resources To Investigate Sexual Assault Cold Cases
Pima County will soon have more resources to investigate unsolved sexual assault cases. A $2 million grant from the Department of Justice will be split between the Pima County Attorney’s Office, Tucson Police Department and the Pima County Sheriff’s Department.
Oct. 10, 2019

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