Researchers at Arizona State University have released a study that shows it may not be as easy as you think to tell if a politician is not telling the truth. Researcher Nicholas Duran says the normal physical signs of lying, such as lack of eye contact, are often just caused by emotional duress and are not signs of lying. Duran will talk about his research.
The real estate market in Arizona is showing signs of vitality. Values are up, investors are still buying, but more regular buyers are entering the market. Arizona Republic real estate reporter Catherine Reagor will bring us up to date.
On October 5, 2010, a storm destroyed the iconic “Diving Lady” neon sign that towered above the Starlite Motel in Mesa. Victor Linoff, President of the Mesa Preservation Foundation, describes what’s being done to restore the historic animated sign.
Is the economy finally turning the corner? There are some signs that the recession is at least slowing. Three Arizona State University economists, Jay Butler, Herb Kaufman and Dennis Hoffman, talk about unemployment, the recession and the state and national economies in a Horizon Economic Roundtable.
The Phoenix Mars Mission is set to land on Mars on Sunday, May 25. We'll hear from one of the project managers from the University of Arizona with an update on the landing. The lander is designed to find signs of life on Mars.
Mesa allows portable "a-frame" signs within its downtown redevelopment area, but not in the rest of the city. Some small business owners want that restriction changed. Councilman Rex Griswold and Vice Mayor Claudia Walters discuss the issue.