February 2023

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Charleen Badman
James Beard Award-winning chef Charleen Badman is crazy about Arizona citrus — even the kinds you think you can’t eat. The Show went down to her kitchen recently to get a taste of what she’s working with this citrus season. <br><small><b>&#8594; <a href="https://theshow.kjzz.org/" target="_blank">Listen to more stories from The Show</a></small></b>
Feb. 28, 2023
Mifeprex mifepristone abortion pill package
A federal judge in Texas is expected to rule shortly in a lawsuit that aims to block access to one of the two drugs typically used in medication abortions. At the same time, Arizona has joined a multi-state lawsuit that argues the drug should be more available nationwide.
Feb. 28, 2023
 flooding irrigation
Arizona and the six other Colorado River Basin states are trying to figure out a plan to conserve more of the river’s dwindling water supplies. Bryan Leonard says there are easier and more cost-effective solutions to deal with the ongoing water crisis.
Feb. 28, 2023
Bob Robb
Substack writer Robert Robb believes public officials should generally be given a pass when it comes to actions they recommended or took to deal with COVID-19, as long as they acted in good faith.
Feb. 28, 2023
World View headquarters
After the U.S. government shot down a Chinese spy balloon, an Arizona company co-founded by Sen. and former astronaut Mark Kelly is in the spotlight because of its ties to China.
Feb. 28, 2023
homelessness and heat
People are not committing a crime simply by living unsheltered — that is, unless some of our state lawmakers get their way. Some Arizona leaders want to take a punitive approach to addressing homelessness that E.J. Montini says is a mistake.
Feb. 27, 2023
illustration of a person wearing a mask
While a lot of us are able to return to the world in this phase of COVID-19 easily enough, a lot of people can’t. Dr. Gina Touch says the diagnosis of health-specific anxiety has jumped during the pandemic.
Feb. 27, 2023
BBC look-ahead graphic
Friday marked the one-year anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and news out of both countries continues to develop quickly. For a look at some of the key global stories in the days ahead, The Show caught up with the BBC’s Rob Hugh-Jones.
Feb. 27, 2023
Feathers on display at Liberty Wildlife's feather conservatory
Bird feathers play a central role in many aspects of life for Native Americans. And an Arizona-based nonprofit helps make sure tribal members have the feathers they need, regardless of where they are across the country.
Feb. 27, 2023
Justine Wadsack
Arizona lawmakers are moving to strip 19 cities of their right to home rule simply to help get Republicans elected to the Tucson City Council.
Feb. 27, 2023