October 2018

border crossing in the southwest
The fight over immigration reform and border security has become nastier during the course of this midterm election campaign. Immigrants from Mexico who have come to the United States — some of whom have been here for decades — say they feel less comfortable these days and even targeted for negativity at times.
Oct. 29, 2018
desks in a classroom
A new report from the U.S. Department of Education finds that most states in the country are failing to meet academic targets for English-language learners (ELLs) — and Arizona is no exception.
Oct. 29, 2018
Some European countries could be following Arizona’s lead when it comes to their clocks, and the Cuban leader is set to take his first big foreign trip as president. For more on international stories coming up this week, The Show was joined by BBC’s Rich Preston in London.
Oct. 29, 2018
Phil Boas
The killings in a Pittsburgh synagogue on Saturday have renewed conversations about hatred in the U.S. — particularly toward Jewish people — and how the number of related incidents has grown over the past couple of years.
Oct. 29, 2018
Gov. Brewer's call to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act led to a contentious special session in which legislative Democrats and a handful of Republicans, agreed to the plan. The Show has a few perspectives on the expansion's five-year anniversary.
Oct. 29, 2018
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Congresswoman Debbie Lesko agreed to take down signs that said “fake doctor” with an arrow pointing to the signs for her opponent, Hiral Tipirneni, who is, in fact, a real doctor. And that’s not the only example where opposing messages have popped up next to a candidate or ballot measure’s sign.
Oct. 29, 2018
students stand in line
Proposition 305 is on the ballot asking voters to either uphold or get rid of a law that state legislators passed last year to expand the ESA program. But an Arizona Republic analysis has found that most students who use ESAs to go to a private school are leaving wealthier, well-rated school districts.
Oct. 29, 2018
Mike O’Neil (right) with Hugh Hallman
Discussing the week in news with Former Tempe Mayor Hugh Hallman and longtime pollster Mike O’Neil, host of the radio program the Think Tank.
Oct. 26, 2018
Movie Quotes Graphic
On Oct. 3 — which is “Mean Girls” Day — Tina Fey, who wrote the movie, attended a ceremony in New York to rename a portion of 52nd Street "W. Fetch Street." This got Julie Himberg wondering, why is it that we use movie quotes to communicate?
Oct. 26, 2018
Arizona Supreme Court building
At the end of August, the state Supreme Court ruled the Invest in Ed measure could not appear on the ballot. On Friday, the court released its full opinion, including the actual vote count among justices. On Friday, the court released its full opinion, including the actual vote count among justices.
Oct. 26, 2018

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