July 2012

Every 10 years the Census Bureau conducts a nationwide count of the U.S. population. The last complete count was completed two years ago, but now another annual survey from the Census Bureau is causing controversy.
July 19, 2012
Horn player and composer Dmitri Matheny stops by K-Jazz tonight to talk about his music and how he fell in love with the sound of the flugelhorn.  We'll listen to some of the finest flugerhorn players and get the inside scoop on what makes them so unique.
July 18, 2012
Bob Mittelstaedt, retiring dean of the W.P. Carey School of Business, assesses Arizona’s economy. Mittelstaedt says that Arizona is on the road to recovery with a fairly balanced budget, but that’s not enough.
July 18, 2012
Two experts talk about the psychological effects wildfires have on the people who fight them and live through them. Jim Paxon, chief of public information for the Arizona Department of Game and Fish, explains the lifestyle of firefighters.
July 18, 2012
Two experts explain the importance of defense jobs in Arizona’s economy, and what needs to be done to attract the aerospace industry.Dr. Werner Dahm, director of ASU’s Security and Defense Systems Initiative, and Dr.
July 18, 2012
The Federal Housing Administration is expanding a program that it hopes will entice investors and help people avoid foreclosure. It’s called the Distressed Asset Stabilization Program. Pools of FHA-insured mortgages where the borrower is at least six months behind will be sold to investors at a competitive rate.
July 18, 2012
Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett said he would not put a sales tax measure on the ballot because paper and electronic language differed. Early Wednesday morning a Maricopa County Superior Court judge decided that it was a minor error and that the measure is valid.
July 18, 2012
Arizona State University has received a $3 million grant to fund cancer research in underserved populations. The money, from the National Cancer Institute, will help fund a four-year study aimed at increasing colorectal cancer screening among minority and low-income populations.
July 18, 2012
Planned Parenthood of Arizona has sued the state. As KJZZ’s Mark Brodie reports, it’s trying to block a new state law banning public money from going to organizations that provide abortions from taking effect next month.
July 17, 2012
Convicted Serial Shooter Dale Hausner has asked the state Supreme Court to expedite his pending execution. Hausner was sentenced to death for killing six people in the mid-2000s.PETER O’DOWD: Hausner handwrote his letter to Arizona’s highest court on lined paper.
July 17, 2012

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