September 2018

preschool child playing
When you use Yelp, it’s usually to check out reviews of a restaurant you’ve never been to, or maybe to find out a good hair salon. But a new study from ASU shows that millions of parents are using the platform to review child care facilities.
Sept. 26, 2018
The Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve Board Building
The Federal Reserve is expected to raise interest rates Wednesday — for the third time this year. What are the effects of that on Arizona’s small businesses?
Sept. 26, 2018
Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
Scientists found over the past century, national parks saw their average temperatures rise two times higher than the rate of increase for the rest of the country. Rainfall also decreased more in national parks than elsewhere in the United States.
Sept. 26, 2018
Workers install solar panels
A new study released by backers of the campaign to raise Arizona’s renewable energy standards to 50 percent by 2030 found that if the initiative passes, Arizona’s solar industry could add 16,000 new jobs by 2030. Many disagree with that assessment — and The Show heard from both sides.
Sept. 26, 2018
Rachel Mitchell
Rachel Mitchell, an Arizona sex crimes prosecutor, has been tapped to lead the questioning of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault. Former Maricopa County Attorney Rick Romley joined The Show to talk about the assignment.
Sept. 26, 2018
PetSmart store
A report by New Jersey’s NJ.com discovered that 47 dogs in 14 states had died soon after being groomed at PetSmart — and 32 of those had occurred since 2015. Sophie Nieto-Munoz is one of those NJ.com reporters, and she joined The Show to talk about it.
Sept. 26, 2018
construction project in Goodyear
Oct. 1 marks the start of a new year for the federal government. And immigration officials have already been processing requests from business owners who want to hire foreign guest workers through the tiny H-2B visa program. In Part 1 of a Fronteras Desk special report on labor and migration, the story of a Arizona-based drywall company that turned to H-2B labor as the economic recovery began and it’s share of the market grew.
Sept. 26, 2018
Supporters of extending light rail into south Phoenix are trying to rally their troops. They’re urging residents and business owners to pressure the city council as it prepares for a key vote Wednesday.
Sept. 25, 2018
Turning Point USA Logo
Conservative activist group Turning Point USA opened its newest headquarters in Phoenix last month. The group was founded in 2012 by Charlie Kirk to fight what he saw as a liberal bias against conservative students on college campuses around the country.
Sept. 25, 2018
pencil and loan paperwork
This isn’t about borrowing for a big ticket item like appliances or a remodel, but using money you have accrued over time from your home’s purchase to pay everyday or monthly bills. The survey showed that younger homeowners and lower-income homeowners said this most often.
Sept. 25, 2018

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