October 2018

graduates in cap and gown
In America, it’s supposed to be true that we can all achieve more than our parents. In academia it’s called upward mobility, and it’s at the heart of a new study that looks at the generational impact of funding — or under-funding — our schools.
Oct. 1, 2018
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When a disaster hits a community — natural or otherwise — there is usually a group of people who follow to help. The assistance can range from search and rescue to rebuilding to organizing food to any number of other activities. This concept is called “mass assault,” and has been around for almost 50 years.
Oct. 1, 2018
Satellite image of Carolina flooding, September 19, 2018
More than two weeks after Hurricane Florence hit the Carolinas with high winds and a storm surge of up to six feet, NASA satellites are tracking the resulting flooding — and the images are stark.
Oct. 1, 2018
arizona flag, u.s. flag
After a frantic weekend of last-minute negotiations, Canada will be part of a renegotiated NAFTA deal. The Trump administration said the deal is a “great deal for all countries” and serves as a win for his administration ahead of the midterm elections.
Oct. 1, 2018
Phil Boas
The Show regularly checks in with Editorial Board of the Arizona Republic to talk about the big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
Oct. 1, 2018
There is a pair of interesting elections coming up this weekend: one in South America and the other in Europe. There’s also a climate change meeting taking place this week in South Korea. For more on that and other international stories coming up this week, The Show was joined by BBC’s Rob Hugh Jones.
Oct. 1, 2018
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Last month, NASA’s new TESS spacecraft discovered its first confirmed exoplanet. As the roster of planets orbiting distant stars approaches 4,000, some scientists are posing the compelling question: Is there life out there?<br><small><b><a href="https://science.kjzz.org/" target="blank">More Arizona Science News</a> →</small></b>
Oct. 1, 2018

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