July 2019

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Voting Line
During the 2016 election cycle, Arizonans saw hours-long lines outside polling stations for the spring primary. The 2018 cycle saw improvements, but there were still problems with polling stations opening late and ballots being counted slowly.
July 18, 2019
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Arizona Public Service has made headlines this summer for their policy to shut off power to customers who are late to paying their bills. That led to a policy change implemented by the Corporation Commission, which regulates the utility.
July 18, 2019
border patrol agent with asylum seekers
The U.S. Border Patrol has recently come under fire for holding children in subpar conditions and for the revelation of racist social media posts.
July 18, 2019
firefighter helmet
The Public Safety Personnel Retirement System board is scheduled to vote Wednesday on whether to take action against administrator Jared Smout after state investigators recommended he be fired.
July 17, 2019
south rim painting
Elevate Coffee, located in the Norterra Shopping Center in north Phoenix, will become something of an art gallery for the next couple months. The Thunderbird Arts Center last week opened a new program called Thunderbird Art Works, which puts the work of four local artists into area businesses.
July 17, 2019
students in college doing homework
A program at Arizona State University is looking to cement the importance of some less-studied languages such as Macedonian and Armenian. Irina Levin is the new director of the Critical Languages Institute and joined The Show to talk about their goals.
July 17, 2019
Prison Cell
To talk about how the corrections system identifies inmates with serious mental illnesses, The Show spoke with Jose Ashford, director of the Office of Forensic Social Work at Arizona State University.
July 17, 2019
us and mexico flags
The departure of Mexico’s ambassador from the World Trade Organization (WTO) could complicate trade disputes between the United State and Mexico — Arizona’s largest trading partner.
July 17, 2019
White House
Before President Trump took office — and even before he was elected — there was a sizable collection of Republicans who fell into the camp labeled “Never Trumpers.” Alex Nazaryan of Yahoo News explores that in his new book, "The Best People: Trump’s Cabinet and the Siege on Washington."
July 17, 2019
BLM land in Colorado
The headquarters for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), which oversees hundreds of millions of acres of public land, will soon be moving out of Washington, D.C., and into the West. Colorado Public Radio’s Stina Sieg is based in Grand Junction, and joined The Show to talk about the move.
July 17, 2019