September 2019

baseball in the grass
The Society of American Baseball Research — which is headquartered in Phoenix — has a program that aims to use baseball to help those suffering with Alzheimer’s disease.
Sept. 30, 2019
rental units
Since 2014, the number of unsheltered homeless individuals in the Phoenix area has more than tripled. Phoenix’s growing shortage of affordable housing is part of the cause — but the state doesn’t have as much funding as it once had to address these issues.<br><small><b>&#8594; <a href="https://kjzz.org/content/1118776/unaffordable-how-did-arizona-end-housing-crisis" target="_blank">(Un)Affordable: How Did Arizona End Up With A Housing Crisis?</a></small></b>
Sept. 30, 2019
Albert Carter
Leaders at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement sent an open letter to the public this month warning that misinformation from activists and politicians can lead to violence. The letter cites recent incidents in Tacoma, Washington, and San Antonio, Texas, where people opened fire on ICE facilities.
Sept. 27, 2019
Benjamin Benne
Theater companies around the country, including Arizona Theatre Company, are increasing efforts to produce more diverse plays. Diversity means a number of things — from racial background to age to a range of ideas — in order to serve a broader audience.
Sept. 27, 2019
Monica Villalobos DATOS
Hispanic consumers and business owners will continue to have an increasingly important role in Arizona’s economy in the future, and the Hispanic population is expected to grow.
Sept. 27, 2019
Great American Seed-Up
The Great American Seed Up is back to help a green-thumbed Arizonans get their vegetable gardens back up and running. Urban Farm’s Greg Peterson explains.
Sept. 27, 2019
Barrett Marson (left) and Andrei Cherny
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. To talk about the President Donald Trump impeachment inquiry in the House and more, Andrei Cherny, former chair of the Arizona Democratic Party, and Barrett Marson of Marson Media, joined The Show.
Sept. 27, 2019
 West Nile virus
Arizona so far this year has tied its record high number of deaths from West Nile virus. Sixteen people have died of the disease this year, with more than 150 reported cases in the state. The vast majority of those cases have been in Maricopa County.
Sept. 27, 2019
march for our lives rally in phoenix
Gun control activists are holding a rally to end gun violence in Washington DC Wednesday afternoon. The coalition includes March For Our Lives, Newtown Action Alliance, Amnesty International and dozens of other groups.
Sept. 25, 2019
Mark Brnovich
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has asked the state Supreme Court to reverse a decades-old ruling, which would give him more leeway in lawsuits he’s allowed to file.
Sept. 25, 2019

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