July 2018

dark money
This Thursday is the deadline for any groups proposing new voter initiatives to get their petitions turned in. If they have enough signatures, the proposals will make it on the November ballot. The Show looked at a couple of those proposals, including the "Stop Political Dirty Money Amendment" initiative.
July 5, 2018
Sandra E. Dowling
Sandra Dowling is not new to Arizona politics. For almost 20 years, she served as the Maricopa County Schools Superintendent where she became one of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s targets in 2006.
July 3, 2018
steel building materials
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce released a state-by-state analysis Monday that showed the potential impact of new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from some of America's most reliable allies.
July 3, 2018
Medical marijuana
A recent ruling by the Arizona Court of Appeals affects a very specific aspect of medical marijuana law. Amanda Chicago Lewis, a columnist for Rolling Stone magazine, joined The Show to talk about the various challenges to marijuana laws and what could be next.
July 3, 2018
Hallie M. Daggett, who started work at Eddy's Gulch Lookout Station atop Klamath Peak in the summer of 1913
Only about half of Arizona's forest fire lookout towers are used during the fire season, but are crucial to forest safety. On the more high-tech side of the spectrum, there are also people trying to figure out how we can use technology to improve the way we detect wildfires.
July 3, 2018
SUV vehicle
Automakers are moving away from traditional sedans and focusing more on crossovers and SUVs, as consumers are much more interested in buying the bigger vehicles. But SUVs are also proving to be much more dangerous for pedestrians.
July 3, 2018
Gas pump
When President Donald Trump tweeted that he’d spoken with Saudi Arabia’s King Salman, asking him to raise their oil production by two million barrels per day, and that they’d agreed — it raised some eyebrows.
July 3, 2018
Grand Canyon University
Grand Canyon University has gone back to being a non-profit, thanks to approval from its accreditor, the Higher Learning Commission. The nonprofit purchased the campus and other assets from for-profit Grand Canyon Education for $875 million.
July 3, 2018
Books on a shelf
We all know some classic heroines in young adult literature. They’re strong, enterprising and brave. But according to our next guest, one of the most interesting trends in young adult literature today is that female protagonists are breaking down those barriers.
July 3, 2018
Grand Canyon University
Since 2004, Grand Canyon University has been a for-profit university, a move in response to the crushing $20 million debt the school held. In 2016, they tried to regain the nonprofit status but were blocked.
July 2, 2018

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