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Arizona Policymakers Respond To Trumps Racist Tweets
The tweets from President Trump over the weekend are getting reaction from Arizona’s delegation. The posts called for four progressive women of color to go back where they came from.
July 16, 2019
Chaotic Export Season Sows Uncertainty For Tomato Growers
Agriculture is an industry that in the best of circumstances deals with its fair share of uncertainty. But in Mexico, the last several months of tariff and border shutdown threats from President Donald Trump have made for a uniquely stressful season. It’s been especially so for Mexican tomato growers and exporters, who had a nearly 18% duty imposed in May.
July 16, 2019
Schools Can Apply For Money To Start Computer Science Programs
This year Arizona was one of 33 states where legislators created new policies related to computer science, according to nonprofit Code.org.
July 15, 2019
Most Phoenix Police Patrol Officers Are Now Equipped With Body Cameras
The Central City Precinct is the latest to be outfitted with Axon body cameras. The additional 102 cameras brings the Phoenix Police Department's total up to 1,051.
July 15, 2019
Jury Awards Ex-Senate Staffer $1M For Discrimination
After a four-day trial, the jury sided with claims by Talonya Adams, who is black, that she was paid less than other male, white counterparts. The jurors also found that she was discriminated against with respect to the amount of leave she was allowed to take.
July 15, 2019
Mexico Senate Opposes Trump’s Migration Policies, But AMLO Sees Progress
Mexico's Senate is confronting the Mexican president and wants him to stand against President Donald Trump's plans to stop migration. But, instead, the Mexican federal government sees progress.
July 15, 2019
Legal Challenge Expected On New Asylum Rule
Starting Tuesday the United States government plans to label migrants ineligible for asylum if they pass through another country while on their way to the U.S.-Mexico border.
July 15, 2019
Prosecutors In Border Agent Trial Trying To Keep Some Testimony Away From Jury
A Border Patrol agent is going to trial for allegedly running over an immigrant with his agency vehicle and then lying about that to investigators. Prosecutors are trying to keep some expected testimony away from jurors.
July 15, 2019
Mogollon Rim Campground Fees Could Increase
Fees for Coconino National Forest campgrounds could increase substantially later this year.
July 15, 2019
OUI Checkpoints On Colorado River To Check For Impaired Boat Operators
DUI checkpoints are common during holiday weekends to ensure safety on the roads. A different kind of checkpoint will be set up on the Colorado River this weekend to ensure safety on the water.
July 15, 2019
Research: Groundwater Pumping Cost Some Streams Up To Half Their Flows
Groundwater pumping has cost some streams up to half of their flows, according to new research from the University of Arizona and the Colorado School of Mines.
July 15, 2019
Is Phoenix Prepared For Automation?
The world of work is rapidly changing thanks to technological advances, and the shift is expected to accelerate. Automation and A.I. are causing many Americans to wonder how much longer their jobs will last and how much new learning they’re going to have to do to keep a post.
July 15, 2019
 Ethics Professor Weighs In On When Nonprofits See Donors In Headlines For Wrong Reasons
It’s a problem nonprofits face after they see donors in the headlines for the wrong reasons. What’s a university or nonprofit to do? Mary Feeney, professor and Lincoln Professor of Ethics in Public Affairs at Arizona State University, joins The Show from Washington, D.C.
July 15, 2019
Corporation Commission Approves Electric Vehicle Plan
The Arizona Corporation Commission voted last Thursday at its July open meeting to move ahead in support of electric vehicle use in the state. Commissioners approved a plan, written in January, to develop electric vehicle infrastructure in Arizona.
July 15, 2019
BBC Look-Ahead: Netanyahu Set To Become Israels Longest-Serving Prime Minister
A court ruling in Europe this week could have major global implications. That’s one of the big international stories of the coming days. The Show was joined by the BBC’s Rich Preston.
July 15, 2019
Boas: Amid Nike Announcement, Where Does Ducey Fit Into Broader National Battle?
The Show regularly checks in with Editorial Board of the Arizona Republic to talk about the big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
July 15, 2019
Advocacy Attorney Discusses Reports Of Migrant Children Abused At Detention Facility
More details about disturbing allegations involving children at a Arizona immigration detention facility. Laura Belous, advocacy attorney with the Florence Immigrant & Refugee Rights Project, which represents migrant children after they have been released from Border Patrol custody, spoke to The Show.
July 15, 2019
Cities Targeted By ICE Last Weekend Saw Minimal Activity
The White House said last week that Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, would detain 2,000 people Sunday ordered removed by immigration courts. But the 10 cities targeted — including Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York City — saw minimal activity by immigration agents.
July 15, 2019
Mexican Musicians Speak Loud About The Struggles Migrants Face
Pop music has been used as a vehicle of political protest for years. And in Mexico, many musicians use their tunes and fame as a trench to criticize social problems, including border tensions and the struggles that migrants face.
Loud Mexico City: Exploring The Sounds And Noise
July 15, 2019
Demand Driving Free Auto Tech Training
Demand for more automotive and diesel technicians is driving a free program for Valley high school students. Scottsdale-based Universal Technical Institute is a private, for-profit provider of automotive and diesel technician training.
July 15, 2019

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