April 2019

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Tinder Fire
Despite having one of the wettest winters on record, Gov. Doug Ducey says the threat of wildfires in Arizona is still high. “More precipitation brings more fueled vegetation," Ducey said in a news conference Monday, "which increases fire danger.”
April 2, 2019
Nextiva logo
Odds are, if you’re talking on a “landline” phone these days, it’s actually what’s called VOIP — or voice-over-protocol, which means that your call is really being hosted over the internet. One of the first companies to do this was founded in Arizona. Nextiva is based in Scottsdale and was started in 2007 by Tomas Gorny.
April 1, 2019
Phil Boas
The case of actor Jussie Smollett in Chicago has intensified discussion of racism in the time of President Trump's administration. Arizona Republic Editorial Director Phil Boas joined The Show for his weekly appearance to talk about the column he wrote about the Jussie Smollett case.
April 1, 2019
Border Wait Nogales
Last Friday, President Donald Trump threatened to shut down the U.S.-Mexico border if Mexico didn't immediately stop illegal immigration. If the president were to close the southern border, it would likely have major implications for Arizona, as well as the rest of the country.
April 1, 2019
Arizona Capitol building
Charter schools in Arizona have been under the microscope in recent years — as investigations have revealed insider deals, high closure rates and owners making millions.
April 1, 2019
The next round of trade talks between the U.S. and China is expected this week. For more on that and other international stories coming up this week, The Show was joined by BBC’s Pooneh Ghoddoosi.
April 1, 2019
Kate Gallego
Arizona officials are starting the one year countdown to the 2020 Census, and they want to use that year to tell residents why it’s important that they’re counted.
April 1, 2019
Buckhorn Baths in Mesa
The mineral baths at Buckhorn Baths in Mesa lured the New York Giants west, eventually followed by other teams. The hotel and baths in 1939, but both have since closed. So what’s next for the property?
April 1, 2019
Arizona Corporation Commission building
Late Friday, APS disclosed their previous spending to influence Corporation Commission elections — something Arizona Commissioner Bob Burns had been fighting to obtain for years.
April 1, 2019
on the ledge card
The Arizona House Ethics Committee released documents in its investigation into former Rep. David Stringer, the Prescott Republican who resigned on Wednesday. Stringer’s resignation has left the Legislature one member down, which could have an impact on the work lawmakers do this week.
April 1, 2019