February 2019

Grand Canyon
Have you ever wanted to walk across a vast expanse on a tightrope? Or try to jump over it on a motorcycle? Or parachute into it? One of the most popular places to try these spine-tingling stunts is the Grand Canyon. Todd Berger wrote about the history of these stunts in his book "It Happened At Grand Canyon."
Feb. 25, 2019
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After a week of packed committee agendas, state lawmakers are expected to debate a number of bills on the floor of the Arizona House or Senate this week.
Feb. 25, 2019
Gov. Stephen Roe Lewis
The Gila River Indian Community will provide the promised 500,000 acre-feet of water for Arizona's Drought Contingency Plan after an assurance that legislation the tribe opposed is dead.
Feb. 25, 2019
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At least seven states have curriculum laws that limit how teachers can talk about LGBTQ relationships. Of all those laws, Arizona's is the only one that bans promoting "a homosexual life-style." <br><small><b><a href="https://kjzz.org/content/757972/origin-arizonas-anti-gay-school-curriculum" target="blank">The Origin Of Arizona’s ‘Anti-Gay’ School Curriculum</a> →</small></b>
Feb. 25, 2019
Florentino Canales Vargas, 80, was born in a room where he grew up on Manzanares 25.
Archaeologists have concluded Manzanares 25 is the only house from 16th century still standing in Mexico City. In recent years, it had gone into disuse, with some of its roofs caving in, and shrubs and weeds covering its floors and walls. Now, the Historic Downtown Mexico City Trust has renovated it, and wants to convert it into a community center for children.
Feb. 22, 2019
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The Show is celebrating National Haiku Month with your haiku poems about Arizona. This week, nearly 150 listeners sent in a haiku. The Show drew a random name Friday morning, and the winner this week is Joe Salembier.
Feb. 22, 2019
Shane Doan
The Arizona Coyotes have had a less than smooth experience over the team's two decades in the desert — both on and off the ice. But one stabilizing force for the team during nearly all of those seasons was the player who became known as “Captain Coyote” — Shane Doan.
Feb. 22, 2019
kids painting in a classroom
Funding for pre-kindergarten programs was up nationwide in the 2017-18 school year — that’s according to a new analysis by the group Education Commission of the States. All together, states spent more than $256 million more than the previous year.
Feb. 22, 2019
Sam Richard and Jaime Molera
To talk about the latest legislative news and whether we’ll have another entrant into Arizona’s U.S. Senate race sometime soon and more, Jaime Molera of Molera Alvarez and Sam Richard of Creosote Partners joined The Show.
Feb. 22, 2019
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The state is projecting to add nearly 166,000 jobs between the third quarter of last year and the end of the second quarter next year — that translates to 2.7% job growth over the two-year period. The Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity also forecasts job gains in all 11 sectors.
Feb. 22, 2019

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