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Tropical Fungus Might Have Reached Pacific Northwest Via Ballast Tanks, Tsunami
A tropical fungus affecting the lungs and central nervous system unexpectedly appeared in the Pacific Northwest 20 years ago. A new hypothesis suggests a novel mechanism for how it came ashore.
Oct. 14, 2019
Climate change has been called the new normal. But residents in some parts of the Southwest say after living through the last two years, there’s nothing normal about it.
Oct. 14, 2019
Mexican President Cautions Against Politicizing USMCA Trade Deal
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador wrote a letter to U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asking for a prompt approval of the USMCA
Oct. 14, 2019
Phoenix Officers Face Discipline Over Offensive Social Media Posts
Several Phoenix Police officers who were investigated over offensive social media posts are being referred to the department’s Disciplinary Review Board, where they face suspension, demotion, or termination.
Oct. 13, 2019
Those Left Behind By Military Suicides Work On Healing, Helping
In 2018, a record 325 active duty military personnel died by suicide. Upwards of 6,000 veterans die by suicide each year, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs. Anytime someone dies by suicide, close to 135 people are directly affected by the death. That’s close to 1 million people each year who are affected by military-related suicides.
Oct. 12, 2019
Pinal County Faces 100-Year Water Shortage
New projections by the Arizona Department of Water Resources predict a dire water shortfall for the Pinal County region in the next 100 years.
Oct. 12, 2019
Paul Petersen Now In Federal Custody
Maricopa County sheriff’s deputies have turned Paul Petersen over to federal authorities, an official announced Friday afternoon.
Oct. 11, 2019
Amy Silverman: Why Starting A Garden Isn’t As Easy As It Sounds
Amy Silverman's column in Phoenix Magazine is called "Raising Phoenix." In it, she writes about culture, politics and everything else that makes Phoenix the city it is. This month, she joined The Show to talk about an unlikely subject for her: gardening.
Oct. 11, 2019
Tucson Approves New Downtown High-Rise Developments
Last month, the Tucson City Council signed off on construction of a 13-story tower on 4th Avenue, and just Friday night, the council approved a $60 million deal to redevelop the downtown Ronstadt Transit Center, a project that is expected to reshape the landscape with four new high-rises.
Oct. 11, 2019
Climate Change Is Hurting Arizona Trees
Trees in Arizona and other areas of the West have been hit hard many factors including wildfires and the bark beetle. Now, new research indicates that climate change in the form of extreme and inconsistent precipitation totals is also hurting some tree species.
Oct. 11, 2019
Proposed Changes To Food Stamp Program Could Have Effect In AZ
A proposed change to the country’s food stamp program could impact 11% of the Arizona households that use it. That’s according to a new analysis from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the policy research firm Mathematica.
Oct. 11, 2019
Arizona Sees Expanded Health Care Options For 2020
Gone are the days of just one health insurance provider in Maricopa County as companies expand their options under the Affordable Care Act for 2020.
Oct. 11, 2019
What Is The Impact Of The Remain In Mexico Policy?
The Trump administration has consistently tried to implement — and, in some cases, strengthen — immigration and border policies. Some have been blocked by the courts, while others have gone into effect despite opposition. Rafael Carranza of the Arizona Republic has written about the policy and joined The Show to talk about its effects.
Oct. 11, 2019
Can Smart City Technology Reduce Pedestrian Deaths?
The number of pedestrians killed continues to increase in Arizona, with the problem especially prevalent in Phoenix, but could technology be part of the solution to this problem?
Oct. 11, 2019
Rufus Wainwright Talks Opera, Judy Ahead Of Scottsdale Show
Rufus Wainwright will be at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday with his latest show “Oh Solo Wainwright.” The Show got the chance to talk with him more about it.
Oct. 11, 2019
Can You Survive Against Jason Voorhees?
For many, it's the season to carve pumpkins, eat Halloween candy, hang spooky decorations and watch a scary movie, but what would you do if you found yourself in a scary movie?
Oct. 11, 2019
Southeastern Arizona Feels 2 Earthquakes
Southeastern Arizona felt two earthquakes, one Thursday evening and another early Friday morning. One on Thursday evening had a magnitude 3.9, followed by an early Friday morning magnitude 3.5 quake.
Oct. 11, 2019
KJZZs Friday NewsCap Oct. 11, 2019
To talk about the latest impeachment opinions, Maricopa County Assessor Paul Petersen’s legal challenges and more, Marcus Dell’Artino, partner at First Strategic, and Chad Campbell, former legislative leader of Strategies 360, joined The Show.
Oct. 11, 2019
UA Researchers: Blood Pressure Drug Can Help Heart Failure Patients
New results from the University of Arizona show the drug Aliskiren can delay the progression of congestive heart failure. The medicine is usually prescribed to regulate blood pressure.
Oct. 11, 2019
LGBTQ Community Gathers For Town Hall Watch Party
Members of Phoenix’s LGBTQ community gathered to watch a historic presidential town hall event Thursday night. Nine Democratic candidates answered questions from a live audience while viewers around the country attended watch parties like the one at Kobalt on Central Avenue in Phoenix.
Oct. 11, 2019

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