August 2018

Horseshoe Bend
Arizona has a number of formerly hidden gems that have become extremely popular — and that’s leading to some tough decisions being made.
August 20, 2018
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The Showtime comedy "Who Is America?" is Sacha Baron Cohen’s latest attempt to totally disguise himself in the name of comedy. Under various personas, the comedian has spoken with politicians, gun lobbyists and rappers, some who later complained they were tricked into being on the show.
August 20, 2018
teacher with children
Arizona has been struggling with a teacher shortage for several years, but the problem is not unique. Other states and districts are dealing with similar problems, and some have been trying different approaches to close those gaps.
August 20, 2018
Solar panels will power the buildings of the Imperial Valley Office of Education in El Centro.
Supporters and opponents of the Clean Energy for a Healthy Arizona initiative will be in court starting Monday for what’s expected to be a five-day case. At issue is whether voters will be able to weigh in on the measure, which would require half the state’s energy to come from renewable sources by 2030.
August 20, 2018
LDS Mormon Church ASU
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is much more commonly known as the LDS Church — and its followers as Mormons. But top members of the church have decided to mount a public push to use its full name and discourage the use of abbreviations or other modifications.
August 20, 2018
Fewer Arizona parents are willing to let their kids play football, and fewer kids are choosing to play sports like football and soccer, over concerns about concussions. Those are among the findings of a new study by Barrow Neurological Institute.
August 20, 2018
Phil Boas
America’s population is growing more diverse, as interracial marriages become more common. The Republic’s Editorial Director Phil Boas often discusses the latest political conflicts on Thw Show, but this time it’s a much more personal experience — a family wedding.
August 20, 2018
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Strong men. Caring women. Could those descriptors be switched around — caring men, strong women? Of course they could, but a new study from the Pew Research Center shows that the words we associate with men and women may not be as fluid as we think.
August 20, 2018
BBC Look-Ahead
The U.S. is expected to take part in new sanctions and tariffs this week. The BBC’s Alexander Griffiths joined The Show for a weekly look at some of the top international stories
August 20, 2018
clean water
In 1996, the Arizona Water Banking Authority was created as a way to save water for when we might need it. According to Tony Davis, the environmental reporter for the Arizona Daily Star, no infrastructure currently exists to pump this water out.
August 20, 2018

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