February 2019

sports bet ticket
The U.S. Supreme Court last year struck down a law that generally banned sports betting. Since then, states including New Jersey, New Mexico and Pennsylvania have legalized it. Many others have introduced bills to legalize sports betting, including Arizona.
Feb. 14, 2019
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The Associated Press asked the nation’s 10 largest public universities for several years of data on the topic. Out of eight that provided data, five had more reports from off campus than on school property: The University of Texas, Texas A&M, Arizona State, Michigan State and the University of Central Florida.
Feb. 14, 2019
Child vaccine
Dr. Jerome Adams, the U.S. Surgeon General, has been in Arizona this week, talking about health care and the economy, among other things. He was at the University of Arizona Medical School on Wednesday and has had meetings with government and community leaders.
Feb. 14, 2019
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A Mexican man was convicted of first-degree murder last Tuesday for the 2010 killing of Border Patrol agent Brian Terry. Heraclio Osorio Arellanes was convicted on nine separate counts, including first degree murder. He is one of seven defendants charged in Terry's murder. Most have been convicted and sentenced to either life in prison or about 30-year-long sentences.
Feb. 14, 2019
graduates in cap and gown
State lawmakers are debating a bill that would make university and community college scholarships available to kids who were in the foster care system as young as 14. Currently, the aid is available to 16-year-olds in foster care.
Feb. 13, 2019
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There’s a huge variety of fruits and vegetables that we have access to, almost year-round. But how long have those crops been around? And how many specific kinds of crops have we actually lost over the generations?
Feb. 13, 2019
caregiver
Researchers at ASU and the University of California, San Diego will be working to find blood-based biomarkers of Parkinson’s Disease.
Feb. 13, 2019
Kathy Hoffman
On Wednesday, Arizona lawmakers debated a proposal from Republican Sen. David Livingston to sweep oversight of the state’s Empowerment Scholarship Account program — more commonly known as vouchers — from the Department of Education and hire a private company to oversee it.
Feb. 13, 2019
vape pen
E-cigarettes and vaping have apparently made smoking cool again, as the latest numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show tobacco use by young people is on the rise.
Feb. 13, 2019
Phoenix forum
Kate Gallego and Daniel Valenzuela joined KJZZ's Christina Estes and Mark Brodie at Burton Barr Central Library. There, the candidates answered questions from the hosts as well as some submitted by the audience. Estes joined The Show to talk about the evening.
Feb. 13, 2019

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