April 2023

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New Mexico thistle
In 2020, Danielle Carlock started a seed library for the Maricopa County Community College District with a twist. All of the seeds in her library are native to the Sonoran Desert.
April 6, 2023
2023 LEGO Friends race and disability inclusive toys
Last year, LEGO became the latest toy company to announce they are making toys that reflect differences — both racial and those that reflect people with disabilities. Some characters will be missing a limb, some are meant to represent people with Down syndrome.
April 6, 2023
Childhood obesity kids shoes on scale
Earlier this year, the American Academy of Pediatrics released new guidelines for treating patients with obesity. In some cases, they call for a more aggressive approach.
April 6, 2023
TikTok app launch screen on an iPhone
Many Native American creators on TikTok worry about what will be lost if the app is banned. Arlyssa Becenti, Indigenous affairs reporter for the Arizona Republic, joined The Show to talk about it.
April 6, 2023
Chuck Coughlin
The Show also turned to someone who has a lot of experience on the other side of the aisle. Longtime Arizona political strategist Chuck Coughlin is the president and CEO of GOP consulting firm HighGround.
April 5, 2023
The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States reports tequila and mezcal sales jumped more than 17% last year, bringing the industry’s total revenue to $6 billion. There are concerns about potential shortages of agaves, which are needed to make tequila.
April 5, 2023
Adderall Pills
There’s been a nationwide Adderall shortage since last October, according to the Food and Drug Administration. There’s been a bit of debate as to what caused the shortage, but we know one thing for sure: People who rely on it have been rationing their Adderall prescriptions.
April 5, 2023
Jackie Alpers
iI you ask Jackie Alpers, matzo doesn’t taste like much. The cookbook author and photographer moved from Ohio to Tucson decades ago and discovered the joys of Sonoran cuisine in the kitchen of El Charro restaurant, where she worked for several years.
April 5, 2023
2022 arizona midterm ballot
Kari Lake has one shot left in her attempt to overturn the 2022 election, and it hinges on claims of forged signatures on mail-in ballots. But Maricopa County election officials knew that process would be highly scrutinized, and they bolstered it leading up to Election Day. <br><small><b>&#8594; <a href="https://theshow.kjzz.org/" target="_blank">Hear more interviews from The Show</a></small></b>
April 5, 2023
weather map
A storm from the Pacific Northwest brought colder temperatures to the region the last few days, but they are not expected to last. High winds also kicked up dust here — and carried in more from California.
April 4, 2023