March 2017

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Friday newscap
It’s time for the KJZZ Friday Newscap. Our special guest panelists this week are Jeremy Duda of the Arizona Capitol Times and Ray Stern of the Phoenix New Times.
March 31, 2017
You may be someone who imbibes on occasion — maybe at home or at a bar or restaurant. And there are a few other types of locales that apply, too, like barbershops.
March 31, 2017
Facebook is making it easier for users to contact their elected representatives. But is that the most effective way to get in touch? Emily Ellsworth is a former congressional staffer and is behind the website, which offers advice on the best ways for constituents to contact their members of Congress.
March 31, 2017
Entomologists Lois and Charlie O’Brien spent their entire careers collecting and classifying insects from all over the world — weevils, to be exact. They’ve gathered more than 1 million of them over the years and meticulously classified them in a collection that’s estimated to be worth $12 million. And now, they’re donating their life’s work to ASU.
March 31, 2017
Major sporting events like Major League Baseball games and the Final Four tournament, which gets underway tomorrow at University of Phoenix Stadium, will keep the alcohol flowing. For centuries, humans have had a complicated relationship with alcohol.
March 31, 2017
While stadium issues have dominated the D-Backs offseason “off” the playing field, there remain plenty of questions “on” the field that need to be answered.
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Suicide on college campuses is a problem that’s difficult to tackle. As with mental-health issues in general, it’s not something most college students want to talk about. Tomorrow, more than 300 people will march on ASU’s campus as part of the annual Out of the Darkness Campus Walk.
March 31, 2017
Attorney General Mark Brnovich is making a last-ditch effort to let Gov. Doug Ducey deny driver’s licenses to those covered by DACA. Brnovich is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the 9th Circuit’s ruling on this. Here for more details on this is Evelyn Cruz, a clinical law professor at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at ASU.
March 31, 2017
David Schweikert
There’s talk in Washington of lawmakers and the Trump Administration taking another shot at repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act. To talk about the prognosis for another repeal and replace effort is Republican Congressman David Schweikert.
March 31, 2017
Opponents of HB 2404, which Gov. Doug Ducey signed into law last week, have filed paperwork to try to refer the measure to the ballot. But, not all critics of the new law are on board with this effort — at least not now. Democratic State Rep. Ken Clark is one of them.
March 31, 2017