January 2019

Office of the President of Mexico
The death toll from Friday’s pipeline explosion in Mexico has risen to almost 100, while dozens are still injured. Most of the victims were stealing gas from a leak before the explosion, sparking a debate on who’s to blame for the incident.
Jan. 22, 2019
Opposition leaders in Venezuela have called for a national protest against the Maduro administration. For more on that and other international stories coming up this week, The Show was joined by BBC’s Rob Hugh Jones.
Jan. 22, 2019
electric guitar exhibit
The electric guitar has produced some of the world’s most well-known musical riffs, but its history goes back well before the rock and roll of the late 50’s, 60’s and 70’s, and includes jazz legends like Charlie Christian and, of course, the great Bo Diddley.
Jan. 22, 2019
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey
On Friday, Gov. Ducey released his budget proposal for the upcoming fiscal year. He followed that up with an op-ed in the Republic, and with The Show for his weekly appearance to talk about that was Phil Boas, the paper’s editorial page editor.
Jan. 22, 2019
No More Deaths volunteers
A verdict with enormous ramifications for people living on Arizona's border came in late Friday night in Tucson. Four humanitarian aid workers were found guilty of federal misdemeanor charges after placing water and food out in the desert for migrants crossing the border illegally.
Jan. 22, 2019
The Show logo
About 120,000 Arizonans who are on medicare or medicaid will soon be required to follow a new rule in order to keep their free health care. It’s called the “community engagement” requirement, and it was approved for Arizonans on Friday.
Jan. 22, 2019
academy award statue
Oscar nominations came out Tuesday morning, and already there is some buzz about the best picture nominations. But, at least for some people, the reaction was a giant yawn.
Jan. 22, 2019
water flowing in a stream
State lawmakers had Monday off, but are back at the Capitol today. And, as it has every day of this short session so far, water continues to dominate the discussion. The state is facing a Jan. 31 deadline to sign off on a Drought Contingency Plan, or the federal government has said it would move to implement restrictions.
Jan. 22, 2019
graduates in cap and gown
There have been some high-profile closures recently of for-profit colleges like ITT Technical Institute, Arizona Summit Law School and Corinthian Colleges. But many others are shutting their doors as well, which is leaving students in difficult positions.
Jan. 22, 2019
Gov. Doug Ducey
Gov. Doug Ducey released his $11.4 billion budget proposal for the fiscal year starting on July 1. Among many other provisions, he’s calling for more money for public education, including the next phase of his 20x2020 plan to increase teacher pay, and money to put more police officers in schools.
Jan. 22, 2019

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