April 2023

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U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona
The McCarthy Republican debt ceiling plan includes $4.5 trillion in cuts — including the elimination of Biden’s proposed student loan forgiveness plan, which is awaiting its fate at the U.S. Supreme Court now. The Show spoke with U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona about it.
April 24, 2023
Arizona wildflowers Mexican poppies and lupine
It’s been a colorful spring so far across much of Arizona, as our wet winter has led to wildflower superblooms. But, some of those blooms are also producing pollen, which is not great news for allergy sufferers.
April 24, 2023
BBC look-ahead graphic
Fighting continues in the eastern African country of Sudan, and several countries evacuated their diplomats over the weekend due to the ongoing violence. For a look at some of the key global stories in the coming days, The Show caught up with the BBC’s Nisha Patel.
April 24, 2023
child drawing dinosaurs with caregiver
Last week, President Joe Biden issued an executive order designed to improve caregiving for children, seniors and people with developmental disabilities.
April 24, 2023
Tamales on a plate
Former gubernatorial candidate Christine Jones and former state lawmaker Reginald Bolding joined The Show to talk about Gov. Katie Hobbs setting a new veto record, who might succeed Liz Harris in the Legislature after her expulsion and more.
April 21, 2023
a person silhouetted on the horizon against a sky full of stars
The Lyrid meteor shower, so-called because it appears to come from the constellation Lyra, happens each April and scientists say it is visible from any place in the world.
April 21, 2023
palabras bookstore
A new group aimed at helping Native American writers is set to officially launch this weekend. The NDN Girls Book Club will feature workshops for young writers, as well as author talks.
April 21, 2023
brain x-rays
As true crime entertainment has become more and more graphic, what does all of this exposure to violent crime have on us psychologically? For that, The Show turned to Amanda Vicary, chair of the psychology department at Illinois Wesleyan University to discuss the issue.
April 21, 2023
Arizona voter ID cards
There could be a new political party on your Arizona ballot in 2024. Alongside Republicans, Democrats and the Libertarian Party there may be the No Labels Party. One of the big question about the new party surrounds its funding and where it’s coming from.
April 20, 2023
close up image for a concept using a calendar, a cannabis bud and a black marker to write the words cannabis day
April 20 is the once cult, now mainstream holiday cherished by marijuana fans around the world as a day to partake with fellow pot lovers. This year marks the third 4/20 since voters legalized recreational marijuana in Arizona. Eddie Celaya joined The Show to talk about the evolution of both the state and the industry over that time
April 20, 2023