April 2022

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Allister Adel
Former Maricopa County Attorney Allister Adel, who resigned in March, has died. She was 45. An email statement released by the public relations firm OH Strategic Communications said Adel died Saturday morning due to health complications.
April 30, 2022
Mark Finchem and Kari Lake
This week saw Kari Lake and Rep. Mark Finchem file lawsuits in an effort to ban the use of vote-counting machines in Arizona's 2022 elections.
April 29, 2022
Elyssa Bustamante the Funky Latina
If you like Latin music, take a listen to this: This weekend in downtown Phoenix, there’s an event billed as the state’s first-ever Latin Indie Music Festival. <br><small><b>&#8594; <a href="https://fronterasdesk.org/tags/arts-entertainment" target="_blank">More arts and entertainment news</a></small></b>
April 29, 2022
Andrew Dana Hudson Our Shared Storm
Plans to combat climate change vary according to perception of its severity. In his new book, "Our Shared Storm: A Novel of Five Climate Futures," Andrew Dana Hudson begins with public policy on climate change and offers a variety of scenarios.
April 29, 2022
Mark Brnovich
An investigation from Arizona's Family found some of Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich's politically driven efforts have been funded with money diverted from funds meant to combat consumer fraud.
April 29, 2022
Valleywise Health Medical Center
Nursing was a difficult profession before the pandemic hit. But wave after wave of COVID-19 patients, layers of PPE and the refusal of so many to get vaccinated have seen waves of nurses retire, quit and otherwise leave the profession. And one of the areas that has been hardest hit is behavioral health.
April 28, 2022
Scott Smith
Scott Smith oversaw Valley Metro as its CEO beginning in February 2016 on an interim basis and served until this April. He spoke with The Show about his tenure with Valley Metro and about the current political atmosphere in Arizona.
April 28, 2022
a person silhouetted on the horizon against a sky full of stars
Scientists have developed a new message to send into outer space to see if anyone — or anything — is out there to respond. Stuart F. Taylor is an exoplanet astronomer who’s an affiliate with the SETI Institute in California. The Show spoke with him to learn about the new message and the message protocol in the past.
April 28, 2022
Jonathan Malesic The End of Burnout book
Lots of us have had feelings of burnout over the last couple of years as the pandemic upended work and life for so many people. But are those feelings an accurate description of what burnout actually is?
April 28, 2022
An elephant bush succulent in a pot
Arizona is known for a lot of things, including some of our unique flora and fauna. But succulents have grown in popularity beyond just the desert. And while they can be a fairly low-maintenance plant, they are not no-maintenance, even in the Southwest.
April 27, 2022