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Phoenix Art Museum Shows Off The Beauty Of Fast Cars
The Phoenix Art Museum's "Legends of Speed" includes cars made by Mercedes, Alfa Romeo and Ford that feature shapes and lines that elicit as much of an emotional response as a surge of adrenaline — cars that are pieces of art as well as vehicles for competition.
Nov. 26, 2019
The Takeaway: The American Plastics Renaissance — Big Oil
The expansion of fracking in the U.S. has paved the way for a renaissance in American plastics manufacturing.
Nov. 26, 2019
Arizona School Boards Association Hires New Director
The group representing nearly 250 public school districts in Arizona has a new leader. The Arizona School Boards Association announced it has hired Sheila Harrison-Williams as its next executive director.
Nov. 26, 2019
New Monitoring Program Hopes To Boost Science On Colorado River Headwaters
A new federal program hopes to fill in knowledge gaps on how water moves through the headwaters of arguably the West’s most important drinking and irrigation water source. The U.S. Geological Survey announced the next location for its Next Generation Water Observing System will be in the headwaters of the Colorado and Gunnison rivers.
Nov. 26, 2019
Word S2 E6: NaNoMyMo
We continue our focus on National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) in this sixth episode of Season 2. Guests include Michelle Rabe, Laura MacKenzie and Valley teacher Sonja Momon, who incorporates NaNo into her classroom in a unique way and is going rogue this month for what might be called "NaNoMyMo."
Nov. 26, 2019
Flagstaff Expands Emergency Shelter
In Flagstaff, more than 150 people are without a roof over their heads on any given winter night. Five years ago, eight people froze to death in Flagstaff. So Flagstaff has expanded its shelter.
Nov. 25, 2019
Complaint Filed Against Mesa Public Schools
A complaint filed against Mesa Public Schools could prompt a criminal investigation of the school board's decision to place its superintendent on administrative leave.
Nov. 25, 2019
Study: Maternal Mortality Rates Are Getting Worse
New mothers in the United States die at higher rates than anywhere else in the developed world, and the problem seems to be getting worse, not better, in recent years.
Nov. 25, 2019
Disability Advocates Want Change After Pima Incident
A video of a Pima County sheriff’s deputy tackling and pinning in a headlock a teenager who is a quadruple-amputee in a Tucson group home went viral in recent weeks. It was shot by another teenager who lived in the group home.
Nov. 25, 2019
New Report Assigns Blame For Fatal Uber Crash
The National Transportation Safety Board last week issued its report, assigning blame for the 2018 crash, in which an Uber autonomous vehicle hit and killed a woman in Tempe.
Nov. 25, 2019
Trump Looks To Privatize National Park Management
The Trump administration’s Interior Department has worked to make dramatic changes when it comes to federal lands and their management, which also extends to the national parks.
Nov. 25, 2019
Economist: 2020s Could Be Arizonas Best Decade Ever
Arizona's credit rating was upgraded by Moody's Investors Service this month, thanks to a growing economy and recent budget policies that have built up a hefty rainy day fund. But what does this really mean for the state?
Nov. 25, 2019
Study: Wage Gap Even Worse For Hispanic Women
We often hear about the wage gap between men and women, it turns out it’s even worse for Hispanic women.
Nov. 25, 2019
U.S. Navy Secretary Asked To Resign
Navy Secretary Richard Spencer was asked to resign over the weekend. Reportedly, the Defense Secretary Mark Esper and President Trump lost confidence in Spencer over his handling of a case involving a Navy SEAL accused of war crimes in Iraq, who was recently pardoned.
Nov. 25, 2019
BBC Look-Ahead: The Ukraine Presidents Trip
Ukraine's President, Volodomyr Zelensky will be making a foreign trip to Lithuania.
Nov. 25, 2019
These Are The Issues Arizona Voters And Non-Voters Care About
Water quality, public education and health insurance are among the issues at the top of voters' minds as we head into another election season. But, according to data from ASU’s Morrison Institute for Public Policy, Arizonans have also broadly found agreement on some surprising aspects of public safety.
Nov. 25, 2019
Graphic Novel By An Economist Argues For Open Borders
The arguments over undocumented immigration and generally reforming the U.S. immigration system have changed publicly in the nearly three years of the Trump Administration.
Nov. 25, 2019
ASU Football, Wrestling Notch Homecoming Upset Wins
It was a huge homecoming weekend for ASU sports. Hundreds of students swarmed the football field after the Sun Devils took down the sixth ranked Oregon Ducks Saturday night. But it was a contest the night before that left lots of people shaking their heads in disbelief.Arizona Republic sports writer Jeff Metcalfe joined The Show to talk about the feat.
Nov. 25, 2019
Over 54,000 Arizonans Registered To Vote Since July
More than 54,000 Arizona residents joined the voter rolls between July and October, according to the latest report from the Arizona Secretary of State’s Office.
Nov. 25, 2019
The Takeaway: The Decline Of Local News
It’s been a tough decade for the American press. News publishers have struggled to adapt to a fractured media landscape. Near-daily charges of fake news have undermined faith in the institution of journalism. And for many people in the US, social media platforms have replaced traditional outlets as their primary source of news.
Nov. 25, 2019

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