February 2019

asu students
Arizona’s three public universities — ASU, the UA and NAU — currently have nearly 105,000 undergraduate students and more than 36,000 people work at the schools — either full or part-time.
Feb. 11, 2019
on the ledge card
Taxes and elections continue to be big topics of discussion and debate at the state capitol, but lawmakers are also reacting to new developments in the case of Hacienda HealthCare.
Feb. 11, 2019
Hacienda HealthCare
Hacienda HealthCare announced late last week that it would be closing the doors of its facility months after news broke that a woman with severe disabilities was raped and gave birth. Then, on Friday night, Hacienda issued a statement saying the facility will, in fact, stay open.
Feb. 11, 2019
Outfitter Jim Schaafsma
Just south of the Arizona border, big game hunting is big business. Every winter, thousands of foreign hunters - most from the United States - flock to the state for its trophy deer, bighorn sheep, game birds and other species. Some say hunting policies have also been a boon to conservation efforts.<br><small><b><a href="http://kjzz.org/hermosillo" target="blank">More Stories From Hermosillo</a> →</small></b>
Feb. 11, 2019
grand canyon banner
The Show is celebrating National Haiku Month with your haiku poems about Arizona. More than 75 listeners sent in haiku to enter the random drawing for a KJZZ item.
Feb. 8, 2019
The Music of What Happens by Bill Konigsberg
Bill Konigsberg was a sports writer for AP and ESPN, and he is gay. The last fact shouldn’t be relevant to the first, but Konigsberg found out it really was. He wrote about this experience, being out in the world of sports, how that world still struggles with homophobia and then barriers to his job.
Feb. 8, 2019
Revolver Records
On Roosevelt Row in Phoenix, a longtime staple is closing on Sunday. Revolver Records, the downtown record shop, has been the center point for the first Friday art walk for 10 years, but owner TJ Jordan announced in January that Revolver was coming to an end.
Feb. 8, 2019
Basketball
The University of Arizona men’s basketball team has been one of the nation’s most dominant programs for decades. But more recently, it’s been connected with controversy, including an FBI investigation related to whether illegal payments were being given to players.
Feb. 8, 2019
clean water
There appears to be concern among a number of groups that the Trump administration might be looking to change a section of the Clean Water Act that gives states say over certain projects.
Feb. 8, 2019
Tony Valdovinos De La Mora wanted to be in the military, but instead ended up in politics. And now, the 28-year old is the subject of a new musical. Valdovinos came to the United States when he was 2. The now-28 year-old owns a company that does get-out-the-vote work in Arizona. He’s also a DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) recipient.
Feb. 8, 2019

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