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The Takeaway: Russia Banned From International Sports Competitions For Four Years
On Monday, the World Anti-Doping Agency barred Russia from competing in the 2020 summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, among other major sporting events.
Dec. 11, 2019
Two Guys On Your Head: OK, Boomer
When Millennials use a phrase like "OK, Boomer" to dismiss what older people say or do it is deleterious on everyone. Why is that? As Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke discuss, categorization is a double-edged sword.
Dec. 11, 2019
WATCH: Justice Department Inspector General Testifies Before Senate Judiciary
Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz is answering lawmakers' questions about his report on the Russia investigation, which was released on Monday. Watch the hearing live. Watch the hearing live.
Dec. 11, 2019
USMCA Could Be Good News For Arizona
The CEO of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry said the new international trade deal will impact prices Arizonans pay for everything from avocados to semiconductors.
Dec. 11, 2019
Mujeres En El Diamante: U.S. Coach Brings Baseball To Girls In Mexico
Justine Siegal is the first woman to coach professional men’s baseball, including a stint with the Oakland Athletics instructional league in Arizona in 2015. Now she runs a nonprofit pushing for more opportunities for girls to play the sport she loves. And she brought her message of inclusion to girls in Hermosillo, Sonora during a baseball clinic called Mujeres En El Diamante, or Women in the Diamond.
Dec. 11, 2019
Window For  Civilian Jobs With Border Patrol Closes
The U.S. government just closed the window for hiring civilians to work with the Border Patrol along the southwest border. The job opened up just last week and closed last Tuesday.
Dec. 10, 2019
Former Mexican Public Security Chief Arrested In U.S.
One of Mexico’s highest level security officials from a past presidential administration was arrested in Dallas this week and faces charges in New York.
Dec. 10, 2019
Poachers Swarm Vaquita Refuge ‘Like Never Before’
Activists working to protect the vaquita marina in Mexico’s Sea of Cortez say poachers are overwhelming a refuge area for nearly extinct porpoise.
Dec. 10, 2019
Petersen Suspension Appeal Scheduled For Wednesday
The Maricopa County assessor wants his four-month suspension to end early, and Wednesday is Paul Petersen’s chance to convince the Board of Supervisors that he did not neglect his job to tend his adoption business that authorities have called illegal.
Dec. 10, 2019
Arizona Infant Dies Amid Early And Heavy Flu Season
A Maricopa County infant has died of influenza. This is the first pediatric flu death of 2019. The flu vaccine is recommended for everyone over the age of 6 months. The infant who died was younger than that.
Dec. 10, 2019
ACLU: Marijuana Patients Denied Work Release From Jail
An ACLU criminal justice attorney said a handful of card-carrying medical marijuana patients have been barred from going to work while serving their jail sentences after testing positive for THC.
Dec. 10, 2019
Hospitals Sue Over This New Trump Administration Rule
Hospital groups are suing the Trump administration to block a rule that would compel them to publish their negotiated prices with insurers.
Dec. 10, 2019
Atmospheric Rivers Bring Wet Weather To AZ
Here’s a phrase you might have heard lately: atmospheric rivers. This weather phenomenon is back this winter in the West, we’re seeing the results right here in Arizona, and climate change could lead to even wetter winter storms.
Dec. 10, 2019
New Rules Strive For Better Looking Buildings In Mesa
Mesa officials would like to give their city a facelift — and more than 500 planners, developers and community voices have met over the past year to discuss ways to improve the aesthetics of Mesa. Simply put, city leaders would like to see less junky, ugly buildings.
Dec. 10, 2019
How Netflix Took Over The 2020 Golden Globe Nominations
The Hollywood Foreign Press is out with their annual Golden Globe nominations. For more on who’s on top and who’s not, The Show got a hold of NPR’s pop culture correspondent and host of the podcast "Pop Culture Happy Hour," Linda Holmes.
Dec. 10, 2019
Doctors Look For Answers On Rising Maternal Mortality Rates
New moms die in the United States at higher rates than anywhere else in the developed world. But answers as to why can be a lot harder to come by, according to Dr. Kendra Gray with the University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix.
Dec. 10, 2019
Tribal Advocates Worry About Possible Change To Violence Against Women Act
The Violence Against Women Act needs a new reauthorization, and some tribal advocates are worried about a provision being considered in the U.S. Senate. It would remove a measure enacted in 2013, which supporters say closed a loophole in which non-Native men could not be prosecuted for crimes committed against Native women on tribal land.
Dec. 10, 2019
Boas: Tempe Should Greenlight Lower Speed Limits
Last month, The Show reported that Tempe officials are considering lowering the speed limit in their city as part of an effort to reduce pedestrian deaths. There are two more public hearings scheduled for this, on Wednesday and Saturday.
Dec. 10, 2019
Supreme Court To Hear AZ Death Row Inmates Case
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear an appeal Wednesday by an Arizona death row inmate who is seeking a new sentencing trial, arguing the horrific physical abuse that he suffered as a child wasn’t fully considered when he was first sentenced.
Dec. 10, 2019
18 Finalized For AZ Presidential Preference Ballot
The list of candidates for the Presidential Preference Election in Arizona is now final and about what you’d expect. All the well-known candidates got their paperwork in on time.
Dec. 10, 2019

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