February 2019

After years of cuts to funding for Arizona’s public universities, some lawmakers want the state to chip in an extra $102 million for the upcoming school year. That number would triple over the next couple years if Senate Bill 1518 becomes law.
Feb. 12, 2019
john kelly and gabriel giffords
Mark Kelly — husband of Gabrielle Giffords — said he will be taking the Senate plunge, running for office for the first time.
Feb. 12, 2019
Migrant teens
Six mothers whose children were taken from them after they came to this country seeking asylum are taking the first steps toward suing the government over the trauma that caused.
Feb. 12, 2019
La Voz de Mayo: Tata Rambo book cover
Henry Barajas, is a former journalist in Tucson, was gifted his great-grandfather’s documents. Barajas turned his family’s history into a comic book series he calls "La Voz de M.A.Y.O.: Tata Rambo."
Feb. 11, 2019
illustration of DNA
As climate change threatens species around the globe, there is a different kind of zoo in San Diego that’s aiming to bring some endangered species back. The San Diego Zoo’s frozen zoo is the largest animal cryobank.
Feb. 11, 2019
The Show logo card
Denver teachers are walking out of the classroom this Monday. It’s the latest in a string of teacher strikes that have taken place around the country in the last few years. The major issue at hand, as it is in Arizona, is teacher pay.
Feb. 11, 2019
graduates in cap and gown
Arizona has a teacher shortage, and has had one for at least a few years now. In an effort to try to stem that tide, Arizona Rep. Randy Friese is proposing an Experienced Teacher Retention Pilot Program.
Feb. 11, 2019
An international summit on Wednesday will look at the regional influence Iran now has in the Middle East.
Feb. 11, 2019
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.
Feb. 11, 2019
a children's book called Alma
Alma, the little girl at the heart of the new children’s book "Alma, And How She Got Her Name" has a very long name. The book, written and illustrated by local author Juana Martinez-Neal, just won the Caldecott Medal, a prestigious prize in children's literature.
Feb. 11, 2019

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