October 2018

three dogs
A day in a reporter’s life can be surprising, monotonous, stressful or head-poundingly frustrating. It can also be rewarding, enlightening, educational or heart-touching. And, sometimes, a reporting trip can even turn into a rescue mission.
Oct. 18, 2018
The Show logo card
The images we see of protests around the world, or enlightening environmental scenes, or bonds between humans and endangered species are often brought to us by creative people — photojournalists — who travel into unfamiliar places to bring us these visual stories.
Oct. 17, 2018
Members of One Arizona
There’s been talk for years in Arizona that the Latino vote here will turn the state blue — or at least a new shade of purple.
Oct. 17, 2018
Martha McSally and Kyrsten Sinema
Arizona’s Senate candidates Kyrsten Sinema and Martha McSally sparred over health care during their debate on Monday night. Both candidates made claims about each other’s record on health care.
Oct. 17, 2018
The fight over Proposition 127 appears to be on track to set a record in Arizona: the most expensive ballot measure ever — and the money is pouring in from both sides.
Oct. 17, 2018
Lake Mead
Reservoirs along the Colorado River are at their lowest point since they were filled nearly 40 years ago. And to fill us in on the significance of this new low point is Luke Runyon, who covers the Colorado River with KUNC.
Oct. 17, 2018
Vote billboard
Remember those billboards years ago that were supposed to be messages from God? “Don’t make me come down there” or “we need to talk” they would say. Now some new eye-catching billboards — over 200 of them — are popping up in the Valley with a one-word message: Vote.
Oct. 17, 2018
Jacaranda street rope plan
There are a lot of ideas for ways to deal with the urban heat island in Phoenix. But here’s one you probably haven’t thought of: a series of pieces of rope hanging over streets or green spaces.
Oct. 17, 2018
Romaine lettuce
Earlier this year, an E. coli outbreak was linked to romaine lettuce grown in Yuma. The CDC says the pathogen affected more than 200 people. As the new growing season is getting underway, we wanted to check in to see how that outbreak is impacting what farmers are doing now.
Oct. 17, 2018
School Superintendent Diane Douglas
There has been an ongoing debate over new state education standards based on those of conservative Hillsdale College in Michigan. Now, 17 organizations are speaking out against Douglas’s proposed standards.
Oct. 17, 2018

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