April 2019

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Canoers enter Boquillas Canyon
As the border region continues to be at the center of the political debate in Washington, and those who live there are the ones who feel the effects.
April 22, 2019
ptsd mdma illustration
A new drug for PTSD hasn’t come onto the market in more than a decade. But a renaissance in psychedelic research is now offering hope. MDMA-assisted psychotherapy is a promising turn in one woman’s search for a way out of PTSD.
April 22, 2019
arizona prison cell
Picture 100 Native Hawaiian men chanting and dancing traditional prayers in the middle of a prison yard in the middle of the Southwest desert. That stark image is what motivated Hawaiian filmmaker Ciara Lacy to make the documentary "Out of State."
April 23, 2019
A potential high-profile meeting and a pair of elections top the list of big international stories in the coming days. For more on that and other international stories coming up this week, The Show was joined by BBC’s Rob Hugh-Jones.
April 22, 2019
Phil Boas
The Show regularly checks in with Editorial Board of the Arizona Republic to talk about the big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
April 22, 2019
child getting a shot
The country is currently experiencing the longest flu season in a decade. That’s according to a report released last Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The extended season is due to a second viral wave, resulting in two different flu seasons combining into one.
April 22, 2019
circle k gas pump
Currently, the cost for an Arizonan to fill up their gas tank is just over $3 per gallon, and those high prices will likely effect not only rush hour commuters, but anyone planning to travel this summer — by car or air.
April 22, 2019
Mitch Menchaca, executive director of Phoenix's Office of Arts and Culture
Phoenix’s art scene has been evolving over the past several years — from new museums to new galleries to new arts districts and public art. Now, the city has a new person running its Office of Arts and Culture.
April 22, 2019
An investigation into the firing of an officer’s pistol, while still in his holster, has led to the discovery of a major flaw in the pistols issued to troopers. The Arizona Department of Public Safety is working to replace the guns.
April 22, 2019
police gun
After officer-involved shootings spiked in 2018, the Phoenix Police Department asked a Washington, D.C., research firm to figure out why. The report came out late last week, and The Show spoke to KJZZ’s Bret Jaspers to get a rundown.
April 22, 2019