August 2012

A project called Desert Initiative: Desert One takes a look at the culture and environment in the nation’s four desert regions. Greg Esser, associate director of the Desert Initiative Project, says they’re looking at the arts as a way to investigate the desert in new and innovative ways.
August 08, 2012
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery says he’s eager to put Arizona’s medical marijuana law in front of a judge, as defendant or plaintiff. Last year, Montgomery warned county employees not to process any zoning or permit applications for marijuana dispensaries, because the businesses would violate the federal Controlled Substances Act.
August 08, 2012
Two experts discuss the legal process behind capital punishment as well as misconceptions and concerns while handling capital trials. Former U.S. Attorney for Arizona Paul Charlton and Maricopa County public defender Andrew Clemency both agree that capital cases are the most emotionally grueling and drawn-out cases to be involved in.
August 08, 2012
An expert explains the pros and cons of self-funding for elections, and explains why some candidates choose to go the self-funded route.Jennifer Steen is an associate professor of Political Science at ASU.
August 08, 2012
A merger between U.S. Airways and American Airlines would likely see the airline's headquarters land in Dallas rather than Tempe. An expert analyzes what this could mean for the Valley's economy.Robert Mittelstaedt, Dean of the W.
August 08, 2012
The 2020 Census is almost eight years away, but the Census Bureau is looking at lessons learned from the last census. KJZZ’s Al Macias reports the bureau may be changing questions and dropping some terms.
August 08, 2012
Last week KJZZ reported a story about an increased number of training flights taking off and landing at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson.We stated the plan would increase sorties from about 1,200 per day to just over 2,200.
August 08, 2012
Competitive yet mutually respectful. Individuals in their own right but aligned for a common purpose. Each lifting the other up -- and consequently uplifting us all with a sense of pride and an understanding of what is possible.
August 08, 2012
  The Environmental Protection Agency has issued its final rule aimed at cleaning up the largest single source of haze-causing pollutants in the country.    Rather than mandate that the Four Corners Power Plant take one avenue to reduce nitrogen oxide emissions, the EPA is giving the plant's operator a choice.
August 08, 2012
  Tonight hear the latest jazz from artists who are waiting to be discovered and enjoyed by you. Plus you'll dig the sonic vibe of B3 master Dr. Lonnie Smith's first live recording in 40 years!  New Releases on the 9 O'clock Special tonight.
August 07, 2012

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