December 2017

North Korean fishing boats have been turning up off the coast of Japan over the past several months; many of these boats have dead bodies aboard. To find out what’s going on, The Show's Mark Brodie is joined by George Lopez, professor emeritus of Peace Studies at the Kroc Institute at the University of Notre Dame.
December 22, 2017
This year the Hallmark Channel began airing its lineup of 21 new Christmas movies in October. With titles like "Christmas Getaway," "Christmas Connection" and "A Christmas Next Door," they’ve become a ratings gold mine for the cable channel.
December 22, 2017
As of four years ago, according to ESPN, fewer than 25 Division I schools had a full-time licensed mental health practitioner in their athletic departments. That figure has improved to 39 percent, but a critical gap still remains.
December 22, 2017
Solar Panel
The last decade as seen increased interest in renewable energy; in the west, it was mainly solar and wind. And that created an opportunity, but it also created challenges.
December 22, 2017
Narcan
Livestock officers in Arizona are getting training in the use of nalaxone, which is used to reverse opioid overdoses. Here to talk about how effective this new strategy may be is Dan Derksen, a family physician and director of the Center for Rural Health at the University of Arizona College of Public Health.
December 22, 2017
DHS Office of Inspector General
In the spring of this year, Homeland Security floated the idea of deterring illegal immigration with a new, harsh policy: separate parents from their children when they are caught at the border. Now the idea has come back and ICE has signed off on it.
December 22, 2017
It’s time for our Friday Newscap segment. Joining us to talk about Jeff Flake’s DACA deal and a new entrant in the race to succeed Trent Franks are Marcus Dell’Artino, partner at First Strategic, and Lawrence Robinson, a governing board member in Roosevelt School District.
December 22, 2017
Hickmans Family Farms
Hickman's Family Farms faces lawsuits from neighbors who are hoping to get relief from living near a relatively new chicken facility which houses 4 million hens. And they are asking the judge to say they're operating legally.
December 22, 2017
Wild burros at the Black Mountain HMA
There are too many wild horses and burros on Western range land, according to the federal government. So far, the main strategy to control the population has been “roundups:” corralling the animals and taking them to large ranches to live, all at government expense. Horse and burro people hope to shift to another strategy: birth control.
December 22, 2017
We all have our favorite movies, films that touch our hearts or blew our minds. And chances are one of your favorite movies might be in the National Film Registry. The Registry is part of the Library of Congress, and the movies they pick are earmarked for preservation. Each year thousands of films are considered but only 25 are picked at a time.
December 21, 2017

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