July 2018

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water faucet
Queen Creek is partnering with Florence in advance of a potential scenario that would have the towns become temporary managers of their water systems amidst ongoing problems with Johnson Utilities.
July 19, 2018
It’s the first 100th birthday for the Avondale Senior Center, and the birthday girl has been the life of the party for the past two decades. Everyone at the center knows "Mommy Juanita."
July 18, 2018
An Amtrak Train in Bristol, Pennsylvania
It used to be that if you needed to travel across the country, you wouldn’t get on a plane, you’d hop on a train. But there isn’t even an Amtrak stop here in Phoenix and, out here in the West, Amtrak wants to scale back travel options even further.
July 18, 2018
Migrant Children Separated From Family
Last week on The Show, we talked about migrant children housed in a vacant office building in Phoenix. MVM, the defense contractor in charge of those children, terminated its lease on the property. That was less than a week after Aura Bogado with Reveal broke the story.
July 18, 2018
Alta Fillmore apartment
If you drive around the Phoenix area right now, it may feel like there’s an apartment boom happening. It seems like there’s a new apartment building going up on every other corner — especially in the central city.
July 18, 2018
vote sticker
The Show addressed efforts to increase turnout among Latino voters on Tuesday's program. Ethan Epstein, associate editor of the Weekly Standard and a contributor to Politico Magazine, looks at a slightly different population of Latino voters.
July 18, 2018
Republican and Democrat Symbols
For a time in Arizona, registered voters expressing no party preference outnumbered Republicans and Democrats. That momentum has leveled off, and those who identify themselves with the two dominant parties tend to be extremely loyal — more so than in the past.
July 18, 2018
Garrick McFadden
As we head toward Arizona’s August primary elections, KJZZ's The Show is inviting the candidates in contested races to talk about why they’re running and some of the key issues in their contests.
July 18, 2018
Grand Canyon University
Earlier this month, Grand Canyon University announced it will finally be allowed to convert back to a nonprofit university after 14 years using a for-profit model. The move will cost K-12 schools in Arizona and mean millions in lost tax revenue.
July 18, 2018
Phoenix City Council
At 5 p.m. Wednesday, Phoenix Councilman Daniel Valenzuela will officially lose his City Council title. He's resigning to run for mayor, and isn't the the only person on the council to do so. Councilwoman Kate Gallego will also be resigning.
July 18, 2018