February 2019

New trump border wall
It's been a dizzying month of news from the U.S.-Mexico border as President Donald Trump declared a national security crisis to shift funding from the military to border security.
Feb. 18, 2019
Phoenix Police Communications Dispatch 911
The Arizona Department of Public Safety is closing its only dispatch center north of Phoenix, one of three in the state.
Feb. 18, 2019
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This week, 75 listeners sent in a haiku. The Show drew a name this morning and the winner this week is Jonathan Gordon, who sent his haiku through our website.
Feb. 15, 2019
hotshots playing on the field
Valley sports fans have another team to root for this winter and spring. They’re called the Hotshots. Can the latest iteration of spring pro football leagues finally succeed? The Alliance of American Football is taking a different approach and banking on its new Arizona franchise to help the lead the way.
Feb. 15, 2019
Chuck Coughlin and David Lujan
To talk about Mark Kelly officially entering Arizona’s U.S. Senate race and President Trump’s national emergency declaration and more, Chuck Coughlin, president and CEO of HighGround, and David Lujan, director of the Arizona Center for Economic Progress, joined The Show.
Feb. 15, 2019
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Comedian Paula Poundstone has done a lot of things in her career. Friday night, she’ll be at the Mesa Arts Center for “An Evening with Paula Poundstone.”
Feb. 15, 2019
Gila River downstream
The Drought Contingency Plan, approved by lawmakers and signed by Gov. Doug Ducey in January, could be in trouble.
Feb. 15, 2019
Arizona Supreme Court building
Arizona’s Supreme Court expanded its roster by two justices in 2016 after action by the legislature. Gov. Doug Ducey has become the beneficiary of that growth, and he’ll have another opportunity, with Justice John Pelander retiring from the court later this year.
Feb. 15, 2019
desks in a classroom
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed Senate Bill 1014 into law Thursday, eliminating the controversial four-hour mandated block of English-language instruction (ELL) for English language learners in the state. It’s a move that’s being celebrated by lawmakers on both sides of the aisle and welcomed by educators.
Feb. 15, 2019
Albesila luminarium
If you walk up to Mesa’s Pioneer Park right now, you’ll see a massive structure that looks something like a sprawling, upside-down bouncy house.
Feb. 15, 2019

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