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Louis Armstrong On Keeping His Chops
You’ve got to be good or as bad as the devil...Even if we had two, three days off I still had to blow that horn a few hours to keep up the chops." Interview by Michael Aisner, 1964.
Jan. 21, 2014
Arizona Legislature Welcomes New State Senator
The Arizona legislature is only in the second week of its new session and already has a new member. A vacancy occurred when a Tucson state senator resigned on the first day of the session.
Jan. 21, 2014
Impact Of The Long Walk Still Felt More Than 150 Years Later
June 1, 2018, marks the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Navajo Treaty, which returned the tribe to their original land following a period known as The Long Walk. The treaty set the Navajo apart from other tribes, who were permanently removed from their ancestral territory.
Jan. 21, 2014
 No Relief From Ongoing Drought In Southwest
The latest report from the U.S. Drought Monitor warned western states cannot expect any relief from the ongoing drought. The dry spell will further strain the region's water supply.
Jan. 21, 2014
Study: Trees Continue To Grow At Constant Rate, Older Trees Better At Storing Carbon
A long-held belief about trees is apparently wrong.
Jan. 21, 2014
Landrum-Taylor’s Absence Leaves Arizona Legislature With No Black Members
When Phoenix Democratic Senator Leah Landrum-Taylor leaves the legislature early next year to run for Secretary of State, it will mark the first time in 60 years there will be no black member of the Arizona Legislature.
Jan. 21, 2014
Threats Of Violence In Russia Extend Past Olympic Sites
As the Winter Olympics approach, concerns continue about the security of athletes and spectators in Sochi, Russia.
Jan. 21, 2014
Borrelli Wants To Offer Companies Tax Breaks For Hiring Unemployed Veterans
A 20-year Marine veteran, now a state lawmaker, wants to give Arizona companies a break for hiring unemployed veterans.
Jan. 21, 2014
Motorcyclist Killed In Freeway Crash
Tony Mure of the Phoenix Fire Department says the incident started when some cylinders of compressed gas fell off a flatbed truck onto the roadway, causing vehicles to swerve to avoid them, and resulting in a chain-reaction crash.
Jan. 21, 2014
Department Of Homeland Security Secretary Visits
The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security will visit the Southwest this week for a tour of border operations.
Jan. 20, 2014
Kavanaugh Argues Over Budget Funds
The battle over how to spend the state’s money gets underway in earnest this week, as lawmakers start to pick apart the budget plan they were sent Friday by Gov. Jan Brewer.
Jan. 20, 2014
Affordable Care Act Website Has Problems
One of the biggest supporters of the Affordable Care Act, Democratic Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema, is admitting the health insurance website still has a lot of problems.
Jan. 20, 2014
Phoenix Residents Organize MLK Community Cleanup
Residents of a South Phoenix neighborhood are attempting to inspire change with a community cleanup on Martin Luther King Day.
Jan. 20, 2014
Tucson Police Renew Efforts
Police in Tucson said their renewed efforts to find a missing six-year-old girl has yielded some possible tips.
Jan. 20, 2014
Arizona Can Look To Florida
Arizona’s Child Protective Services agency has been reinvented, and lawmakers are hoping to use what has been working in other states to safeguard Arizona’s children.
Jan. 20, 2014
Scientists Try To Save Seven Southwest Species
Conservationists plan to sue the federal government over seven of the Southwest’s scaly and slimy creatures.
Jan. 20, 2014
Bill Requires Judge
An Arizona lawmaker wants to require a judge’s approval for the release of autopsy photos and videos.
Jan. 20, 2014
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Jan. 20, 2014
Sirven: Do Multivitamin Supplements Really Work?
Sometimes medical doctors are just like you and me. They make decisions about their own health that do not always add up, scientifically speaking.
Jan. 20, 2014
 Arizona Same-Sex Couples Challenge Laws
Across the country the legal landscape for same-sex marriage is changing, and fast. In the Southwest in recent weeks, courts in New Mexico and Utah have delivered victories to gay marriage proponents. Now in neighboring Arizona, some gay and lesbian couples are challenging their state’s definition of marriage.
Jan. 18, 2014

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