July 2019

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Last year, Hispanics saw their biggest gain in homeownership since before the Great Recession, and Hispanic homeownership gains over the past decade accounted for nearly 63% of all gains nationwide.
July 17, 2019
test answer sheet
A number of colleges and universities are moving beyond what was, for many years, a basic metric used to determine if a student was accepted for enrollment. Basic scores on the SAT are no longer being taken at face value in quite the same way.
July 16, 2019
desalination equipment
As states and countries deal with water scarcity, Jim Robbins says desalination has become an increasingly popular option. Tom Buschatzke, director of the Arizona Department of Water Resources, talks about the list of potential solutions for Arizona’s water issues.
July 16, 2019
Irrigation canal
Arizona Sens. Martha McSally and Kyrsten Sinema may have had an epic battle on the campaign trail last year, but now they are joining together to sponsor a bill that works to address our region’s dry future.
July 16, 2019
Jesenia Pizarro
There have been limits on federal funding for research into injuries and deaths related to firearms for more than two decades, which means a new study into guns and child deaths and injuries could be extremely impactful.
July 16, 2019
Reevis Ranch land in Woodbury Fire
The state’s largest wildfire so far this year is all but out. The Woodbury Fire began June 8 just northeast of Apache Junction and, so far, has burned more than 123,000 acres, making it the fifth-largest wildfire in state history.
July 16, 2019
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The number of days with a heat index higher than 100 degrees in Arizona could more than double by the middle of the century, and the number of days with a heat index higher than 105 could more than quadruple by midcentury.
July 16, 2019
Emmanuel del Real
Pop music has been used as a vehicle of political protest for years. And in Mexico, many musicians use their tunes and fame as a trench to criticize social problems, including border tensions and the struggles that migrants face. <br><small><b>→ <a href="https://kjzz.org/content/960401/loud-mexico-city-exploring-sounds-and-noise" target="blank">Loud Mexico City: Exploring The Sounds And Noise</a></small></b>
July 15, 2019
water flowing in a stream
Groundwater pumping has cost some streams up to half of their flows, according to new research from the University of Arizona and the Colorado School of Mines.
July 15, 2019
University of Arizona campus
It’s a problem nonprofits face after they see donors in the headlines for the wrong reasons. What’s a university or nonprofit to do? Mary Feeney, professor and Lincoln Professor of Ethics in Public Affairs at Arizona State University, joins The Show from Washington, D.C.
July 15, 2019