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2018 In Review: Music Teachers Provide Soundtrack To Arizona #RedForEd Movement
Band teachers put down their batons and picked up their own instruments, marching to a different drum on the Capitol lawn with the #RedForEd movement.
Jan. 1, 2019
2018 In Review: After 2nd Day At Capitol, Some Arizona Teachers Prepared To Keep Striking
On April 27, 2018, for the second day in a row, Arizona teachers skipped the classrooms and heading to the Arizona Capitol. KJZZ's Christina Estes caught up with The Show from the state capitol.
Jan. 1, 2019
2018 In Review: Arizona Teachers Talk Pay, Class Sizes, Possible Strike
In March 2018, the Show invited three Phoenix-area teachers in to the studio to talk about their class conditions, pay and what’s next for them.
Jan. 1, 2019
Third Coast: The Best Of The Best 2018
Winners of the annual Third Coast/Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition, featuring the best stories of 2018.
Jan. 1, 2019
Delays In State Tax Conformity Equals Delays In Taxpayer Refunds
CPAs warn that each week there is no state tax conformity delays refunds for Arizona tax payers.
Jan. 1, 2019
Grand Canyon National Park Celebrates Centennial In 2019
Before the Grand Canyon became a national park, the land was home to Native American tribes.
MORE: As Grand Canyon National Park Turns 100, It Collaborates With Tribes →
Dec. 31, 2018
Arizona Effort Underway To Deregulate All Drugs, Legal Or Illicit
A Phoenix man is hoping to make Arizona the first state to effectively repeal all drug laws, including illicit drugs like heroin. Travis Vanden Brul claims current regulations treat medical marijuana users as criminals.
Dec. 31, 2018
Public Meetings On Proposed Arena Agreement Begin Jan. 5
The city has a proposed agreement with the Suns, which operates the arena, to renovate and commit the team to stay in Phoenix until at least 2037.
Dec. 31, 2018
Phoenix Seed Library Grew Significantly In 2018
There are more than 150 types of seeds in the library catalog online including native tepary beans, wildflowers and luffa.
Dec. 31, 2018
Q&AZ: What Makes An Ocotillo
The Sonoran-native shrub grows leaves four to five times a year. While often used as an ornamental plant, Native Americans have used the ocotillo for its practical purposes.
Dec. 31, 2018
Arizona Opioid Youth Prevention Campaign Goes Live
Arizona health officials hope a new media campaign will deter more teens from abusing opioids.
Dec. 31, 2018
GOP State Lawmaker Proposes Collecting Initiative Signatures Online
A proposal by a Republican lawmaker in southern Arizona could make it easier for groups to propose their own state laws and constitutional amendments.
Dec. 31, 2018
Gov. Ducey Appoints New Arizona Medicaid Director
On Monday, Governor Doug Ducey announced Jami Snyder will lead the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System, which is known as AHCCCS.
Dec. 31, 2018
Arizona Cardinals Head Coach Steve Wilks Fired
The Arizona Cardinals fired their head coach after one year on the job. Steve Wilks was let go Monday morning after a season-ending loss on Sunday.
Dec. 31, 2018
Push To Change Tucson City Council Elections
Unable to get courts to void Tucson's current council election system, some political interests now are taking their case directly to voters.
Dec. 31, 2018
Former Dean Pledges $20 Million To University Of Arizona
A professor emeritus at the University of Arizona has pledged a record $20 million to his alma mater. The gift is a result of how UA treated him.
Dec. 31, 2018
Innovation Hub: New Year, New Ways Of Learning
The New Year is often seen as a blank slate. It’s a way to start fresh and maybe accomplish those goals you’ve been putting off for the last 365 days. But how you learn is just as important as what you learn. Our show this week will get you ready to tackle whatever is on your agenda.
Dec. 31, 2018
Phoenix Memorial Service Honors Life, Legacy Of Sen. John McCain
Arizonans lined the streets and mourners gathered at a church as a motorcade carrying Sen. John McCain's body left the state Capitol for a second day of memorial services for the maverick politician, former prisoner of war and two-time presidential candidate.
Dec. 31, 2018
The internet has brought us another heated debate of the senses — not a picture this time, but an audio clip. The clip was posted on Twitter and went viral because different people hear different things from the same clip.
Dec. 31, 2018
Monsoon Stories: How The Storms Tickle Our Senses
The monsoon storms in the Valley bring walls of dust then sheets of rain. And then comes the smell. It’s like the whole desert takes a deep breath and opens up. The distinct smell of creosote fills the air.
Dec. 31, 2018

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