February 2020

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Ernie buys cookies from scouts at the Glendale Wal-Mart on 75th Avenue
Girl Scout cookie season just ended in Arizona on Friday, and with it, the biggest source of revenue to pay for Girl Scout programs across the state. A nationwide decline in membership and changing attitudes towards scouting have threatened the program’s future, but the Girl Scouts’ Arizona territory seems to be too big — in land size — to fail.
March 2, 2020
Anwar Newton
And now it’s time for the latest edition of our Stand-Up Sit Down series, where we talk to a Valley comedian. Today, we’re introducing you to Anwar Newton.
Feb. 28, 2020
David Lujan Jaime Molera
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. Former Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Jaime Molera of Molera Alvarez and former lawmaker David Lujan, of the Arizona Center for Economic Progress, joined The Show to talk about the school voucher initiative, Maricopa as a sanctuary county for guns and more
Feb. 28, 2020
After her mother was diagnosed with lung cancer and given just a few months to live, former BBC journalist Sam Walker found herself in a camper van with her mother, traveling around Western Australia with no real plan. It was both a challenging and moving journey that Walker recently wrote about in the Guardian.
Feb. 28, 2020
The Desert Botanical Garden 5
A one-day conference happening today in Phoenix aims to bring together different groups of people to think differently about development.
Feb. 28, 2020
Christopher Coll
Some coffee drinkers in Arizona are taking brand love to the next level. It was Christopher Coll's serious dedication to coffee that inspired him to take Cartel up on an offer of free coffee for life.
Feb. 28, 2020
Grand Canyon
In April 2016, Scottsdale residents Sara and William Fox were white water rafting in the Grand Canyon when Sara Fox fell out of the front of the raft and was severely injured by a propeller. The couple filed a negligence suit against the rafting tour operator, Hualapai River Runners. This week, the state Supreme Court ruled that the Foxes could go ahead with their suit against the tribal corporation.
Feb. 28, 2020
gray grumpy cat
It is time for a film festival celebrating the greatest asset on the internet. The Alamo Draft House and Taphouse will both be hosting the 2020 CatVideoFest from Feb. 29 to March 1.
Feb. 28, 2020
movie film
Adam Piron is working to increase the number of indigenous filmmakers. Piron is a Phoenix native and assistant curator for film at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. He and several colleagues created a nonprofit called COUSIN, a collaborative to help jumpstart indigenous filmmaking.
Feb. 28, 2020
Scott Warren and Greg Kuykendall
A federal judge on Thursday dropped the final charge against a humanitarian aid worker targeted by the U.S. government since his arrest more than two years ago.
Feb. 27, 2020