July 2018

Grand Canyon National Park
A new bill in Congress aims to start working to clear the maintenance backlog at national parks. That backlog is currently estimated to be around $12 billion. It would allocate royalties from resource extraction on public lands toward making the needed repairs at the parks.
July 26, 2018
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The Trump administration released a $12 billion plan to aid America’s farmers this week. It’s an attempt by the White House to help farmers who are largely taking the brunt of retaliatory tariffs.
July 26, 2018
The Stakes
Formed five years ago, The Stakes take elements of jazz, R&B, hip-hop and sometimes classic rock in their music. And it all culminates in a dynamic live show that is both rehearsed and improvisational.
July 26, 2018
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Thursday is the court-ordered deadline for the federal government to finish reuniting migrant families. And a local nonprofit has been tapped to receive hundreds of these parents and children.
July 25, 2018
boxes of Invest in Education signatures
A number of ballot measures have fought challenges citing misleading or confusing language and inaccurate information. Joining The Show to talk about the words used to describe ballot measures is former Arizona elections director Joe Kanefield.
July 25, 2018
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The latest figures from the CDC show an increase in suicide rates in recent decades. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline saw calls double from 2014 to 2017. The Show sat down with Beth Brady from the Arizona Crisis Response Network to talk about that rise in calls and how they train their specialists.
July 25, 2018
The Common Good by Robert B. Reich
There’s been a lot written over the past couple of years about how America is a more polarized country than it’s been in the past. Former labor secretary Robert Reich says the increase in partisanship has led to a decrease in people thinking about something else: the common good.
July 25, 2018
AZLoop
SpaceX held its third annual Hyperloop competition this past weekend in California. ASU’s hyperloop team, AZLoop, took part in the competition. Joshua Bowen, AZLoop's president, joined The Show to talk about it.
July 25, 2018
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How much of a difference can endorsements make? The Show checked in with three political veterans who come at the question from various perspectives.
July 25, 2018
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A full report into allegations of sexual harassment by Jim Paluzzi, KJZZ's general manager, has been made public by the Maricopa County Community College District.
July 25, 2018

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