April 2019

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Several beds line the walls and floor at Central Arizona Shelter Services
More and more women are growing old poor. That’s according to a report by the national advocacy group Justice in Aging. In Phoenix, the reasons why this is happening mirror what’s going on nationally. <br><small>→ <b><a href="http://kjzz.org/homeless" target="blank">Special Report: Homeless In Plain Sight</a></small></b>
April 17, 2019
Yuma Mayor Douglas Nicholls
A flood of migrants dropped off in Yuma by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has caused city’s top elected official to declare a local emergency. Yuma Mayor Douglas Nicholls suggested an agency within the same federal department should pay for the “disaster.”
April 17, 2019
Colorado River in Yuma
President Donald Trump has signed a plan to cut back on the use of water from the Colorado River, which serves 40 million people in the U.S. West. Trump announced the action Tuesday on Twitter.
April 16, 2019
U.S. Border Patrol agents intercept a group of approximately 127 migrants
As the number of migrants crossing into the U.S. continues to challenge authorities to the extent that the word "crisis" is being commonly used. The Washington Post has unveiled numbers that provide a better perspective on where the migrants are from and where in this country they're going.
April 16, 2019
An Amtrak Train in Bristol, Pennsylvania
Dramatic changes may be coming to the way train travel works in the United States. There has been discussion about increasing ridership in more populated areas while potentially de-emphasizing long-distance travel.
April 16, 2019
Food Stamps
There is a robust debate in the United States about the role government should play in people’s lives, and one of the policy areas where that debate plays out most loudly is around public benefits like welfare, food stamps and child-care subsidies.
April 16, 2019
Irrigation canal
Arizona’s water future has been a frequent topic of discussion in 2019, both at the state Capitol — where lawmakers debated and ultimately approved a Drought Contingency Plan — and elsewhere. Monday night, the group Defend Our Future hosted a water discussion at Arizona State University.
April 16, 2019
Classics and White Supremacy
Previously, The Show talked about how white nationalist groups have been attaching themselves to classic writings and teachings from Greece and ancient Rome. Now it appears one of those groups — called Identity Evropa — is looking to expand its presence in Arizona.
April 16, 2019
brain illustration
This next conversation may include concepts that are difficult to grasp, and for some listeners, may be rough. Not literally, though — just metaphorically. New research is looking into how our brains understand and interpret metaphors.
April 16, 2019
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation President and CEO Stuart Graff.
The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation is undertaking a handful of new initiatives in an effort to build the relationship between the famed architect and the community. The projects include collaborations with artists to raise awareness of Wright’s work, programs in K-12 schools and a newly expanded licensing division.
April 16, 2019