April 2019

Lyndon B. Johnson swearing in as president
There have been eight men who’ve made the move from vice president to president following the death of the U.S. commander-in-chief. The most recent was when Lyndon Johnson assumed the role when John F. Kennedy was assassinated.
April 25, 2019
Frances Willard Munds
Frances Willard Munds is a name you might not recognize, but the turn-of-the-century school teacher forever changed the course of Arizona’s history. In the early 1900s, she emerged as the leader of the Arizona suffragette movement.
April 25, 2019
pedestrian sign
On Wednesday, The Show told you about a decision by the Phoenix City Council not to go forward with a proposal to consider adopting the so-called “Vision Zero” pedestrian safety plan. This came in the face of sobering statistics here in Arizona, which has the highest rate of pedestrian deaths in the nation.
April 25, 2019
Arizona GOP Chair Kelli Ward
The Arizona Republican Party's leader on Wednesday pushed for state lawmakers to back a stalled proposal raising the state sales tax to provide additional funding for schools, a move she acknowledged has triggered anger among members of her own party.
April 25, 2019
exterior of store
Before most national brands started touting their Earth-friendly ways, there was Bookmans. The used bookstore opened in Tucson more than 40 years ago. Today, it has six stores across the state where you can buy, sell and trade more than books.<br><small><b>→ <a href="http://kjzz.org/content/891396/business-books-phoenix-area-bookstores-connecting-communities" target="blank">The Business Of Books: Phoenix-Area Bookstores Connecting Communities</a></small></b>
April 25, 2019
jaguar
The U.S. government has published the results of an extensive $600 million plan for recovery of the endangered jaguar that lives in the mountains of Mexico and southern Arizona. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service anticipates it will take 50 years to recover the jaguar.
April 24, 2019
us and mexico flags
In January and February of this year, trade between Mexico and the United State accounted for $97.4 billion in imports and exports. That’s about 15 percent of all U.S. trade worldwide, surpassing both China and Canada.
April 24, 2019
Food Stamps
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday heard arguments in a case that will decide whether or not the United States Department of Agriculture will have to disclose retailers’ sales data from the federally-funded Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
April 24, 2019
Peter Schmelz, Associate Professor of Musicology at ASU
The music created behind the Iron Curtain was just as fraught, or so says Peter Schmelz, Arizona State University associate professor of musicology. He’s been awarded 2019 Guggenheim Fellowship to further this research.
April 24, 2019
Republican and Democrat Symbols
Research suggests having too many choices isn’t always great for consumers, but does that apply to politics? Psychologist Barry Schwartz says while it seems intuitive that having a lot of choices would be a good thing, in reality, too many choices can be a bad thing.
April 24, 2019

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