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UA Basketball Regular Season Ends With Emotional Words From Coach
The regular season for the University of Arizona men’s basketball team ended with another disappointing loss — this time to rival ASU — in Tucson on Saturday. Considering the program’s on-court struggles and an off-court FBI investigation, the past year or so could be fairly characterized as terrible.
Mar. 12, 2019
The Challenges Phoenix Faces To Reach Zero Waste
Phoenix has a goal to divert 40 percent of its waste from landfills by 2020, and to create zero waste by 2050. But what challenges remain in Phoenix, or any other city, trying to get to zero waste?
Mar. 12, 2019
Activists March To Ratify Equal Rights Amendment
Activists kicked off a 38-mile march on Monday. The goal: to urge Arizona lawmakers to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment — that’s the Constitutional amendment approved by Congress back in 1972 declaring “Equality of rights shall not be denied or abridged on account of sex.”
Mar. 12, 2019
Phoenix City Clerk Talks About Early Turnout For Special Election
Phoenix voters are headed to the polls this Tuesday and, when all is said and done, a new mayor will be selected. City Clerk Denise Archibald is overseeing the election and joined The Show to talk about it.
Mar. 12, 2019
Exhibit Explores What It Would Be Like To Live On Mars
The sci-fi genre is full of tales of humans exploring Mars, often because they’re drawn to learning something that could, possibly, change the scope of the universe. But there are many real scientists today working on ways to get us to Mars and readily adjust once we get there.
Mar. 12, 2019
Lawmakers Move To Reduce $32 Vehicle Registration Fee
If you’ve paid to renew your vehicle’s registration in Arizona recently, you may have noticed a $32 fee attached to it. Lawmakers approved a new fee last year, to use for funding the state highway department. But at the time, they expected the fee to be $18.
Mar. 12, 2019
The Takeaway: Companies Might Have To
Companies across the United States may be required to report salary data broken down by race, gender, and ethnicity to the government as soon as this spring.
Mar. 12, 2019
Arizona Has Fewer Undocumented Immigrants Than A Decade Ago
All key metro areas in Arizona have fewer undocumented immigrants than a decade ago, according to the Pew Research Center.
Mar. 12, 2019
Arizona Regents File Motion To Dismiss AG
The Arizona Board of Regents is asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the Arizona Attorney General targeting state colleges’ real estate dealings. In recent years, Arizona State University has made several lucrative deals with private developers. University-owned land is exempt from taxes.
Mar. 12, 2019
AZ Lawmakers Reverse Course On Vehicle Fee Increase
Arizona lawmakers approved a vehicle registration fee last year to fund highway construction. They estimated it would be $18 a year but in order to fund all the expected programs it actually became $32.
Mar. 12, 2019
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By the end of this month, two ranches in Sonora — Arizona’s Mexican neighbor to the south — will have game camera systems installed in a binational project with Arizona. That will help wildlife officials in both states monitor binational species.
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Mar. 12, 2019
Red Bull Energy Drink Production Coming To Glendale
The Glendale City Council recently approved a development agreement for a new, multi-million dollar manufacturing facility in a partnership between manufacturer Ball Corporation, Red Bull and Rauch Fruit Juices.
Mar. 11, 2019
Professor Doesn
On Sunday, an Ethiopian Airlines flight crashed, killing all 157 passengers on board. Both this crash, and a Lion Air crash in Indonesia six months ago that killed 189 passengers, occurred on Boeing 737 Max 8 airplanes.
Mar. 11, 2019
Special Election For Phoenix Mayor, Council
Voters will choose a new mayor and possibly two new council members. The runoff election for mayor is between Kate Gallego and Daniel Valenzuela. The winner will serve the remainder of Greg Stanton’s term.
Mar. 11, 2019
Arizona House Education Committee Passes Financial Literacy Bill
The Arizona House Education committee has passed a bill that would require a personal financial literacy component for students taking economics classes in high school.
Mar. 11, 2019
AHCCCS: Programming Error May Have Compromised Personal Information
The Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System, or AHCCCS, said more than 3,000 individuals who receive Medicaid coverage may have had some personal information compromised.
Mar. 11, 2019
The Quiz Show: Arizona Trivia
And now it’s time for the Quiz Show! Our randomly selected winners this week were Eric Lewis and Alli Evans. Leszek played on behalf of Eric, and Paige played on behalf of Alli.
Mar. 11, 2019
Pew: Most Say Race Should Not Be Factor In College Admissions
Most Americans do not think colleges and universities should consider an applicant’s race when determining whether or not they accept that applicant into the school. These results arrive against the backdrop of a legal case in Boston over the role race plays in admissions policies at Harvard.
Mar. 11, 2019
Public Lands Bill Spells Development For La Paz County
Last month, the Republican-controlled U.S. Senate and Democrat-controlled U.S. House of Representatives agreed on one thing — a massive public lands bill.
Mar. 11, 2019
200 New Trees To Be Planted Along Light Rail Lines
Those empty tree wells along Phoenix's light rail lines will soon have a new sapling to hold. The Public Transit Department will fill the wells and replace some of the damaged palo verde and mesquite trees up and down the light rail system with a heartier pistache tree.
Mar. 11, 2019

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