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Episode 129

Season 1, Episode 29 of 51

DUST STORM DETECTION: Arizona 360 learns about the Arizona Department of Transportation’s efforts to reduce dust storm-related crashes on a vulnerable stretch of I-10 between Tucson and Phoenix with a dust detection alert system being installed over the next year. Meteorologist Ken Waters with the National Weather Service in Phoenix also explains some of the factors that contribute to more dust storms. POLLING CONFIDENCE: As we near Arizona’s primary election, more polls are appearing in the news cycle. Following the 2016 presidential election when many polls had Hillary Clinton leading over then candidate Donald Trump, Arizona 360 looks into how credibility around polling has rebounded since then. Javelina CEO Catherine Alonzo works with political campaigns in the state and offered insight. VOTER REGISTRATION: Organizations across Arizona are working together to register 200,000 new voters for the general election in November. They are primarily focusing on underserved and minority communities. Anakarina Rodriguez is Tucson Coordinator for Mi Familia Vota. She discussed the group’s attempt to reach Hispanic voters. TINY HOMES FOR TEACHERS: A look at Vail School District’s novel approach to provide affordable housing for teachers and staff. The district is dedicating 14 acres of its land to build a community of tiny homes. Arizona 360 explores the issue of affordable housing for educators and speaks to the first teacher to occupy a home in the experimental community. AZ HOUSING AFFORDABILITY: A discussion with Michael Bond, a senior lecturer in finance at the University of Arizona Eller College of Finance, about housing affordability in the Tucson metro and Arizona.

Previously Aired

Day
Time
Channel
7/20/2018
8:30 p.m.
7/20/2018
10:30 p.m.
7/21/2018
1:30 a.m.
7/21/2018
4:30 a.m.
7/21/2018
12:30 p.m.
7/21/2018
8 p.m.
7/22/2018
11 a.m.
7/22/2018
5:30 p.m.
7/23/2018
5 a.m.
7/23/2018
6:30 p.m.
7/24/2018
12:30 a.m.
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