June 2012

Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett has disqualified an initiative from November’s ballot, because of a problem with petition language. From Phoenix, KJZZ’s Mark Brodie has more. MARK BRODIE: On Monday, supporters of the Quality Education and Jobs campaign turned in more than 290,000 signatures.
June 26, 2012
The American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona has prepared a campaign to educate the Arizona immigrant community about its rights under the remaining provisions of SB 1070.  KJZZ’s Nadine Arroyo Rodriguez reports.
June 26, 2012
The family of a Utah doctor can go forward with parts of a lawsuit claiming federal agents pushed the man to suicide. Dr. James Redd was indicted in 2009 after a sweeping investigation into the looting of Native American artifacts.
June 26, 2012
Monday, the United States Supreme Court ruled on the injunction against Arizona SB 1070. The court held that three portions of the law cannot go into effect, but that one -- requiring police officers to check the immigration status of someone they've detained, if there's "reasonable suspicion" the person may be here illegally -- can.
June 26, 2012
Republican candidates in Arizona's new Congressional District 9 discussed a number of important issues at a KJZZ-hosted forum Monday night, including illegal immigration, the economy and jobs and health care.
June 26, 2012
Forest officials announced Monday they are closing part of Sycamore Creek in the Tonto National Forest. They say they are worried impending monsoon storms could cause flash floods. One of those areas is the Sunflower burn area.
June 25, 2012
Both supporters and critics of SB 1070 claimed victory after the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling Monday. When the legislature approved the measure in 2010, Republicans generally voted yes, and Democrats no.
June 25, 2012
Following Monday's decision by the U.S. Supreme Court on the provisions of Arizona's immigration law, Fronteras: The Changing America Desk broadcast a one-hour special.Those interviewed for the broadcast included:• Jan Brewer, Governor of Arizona• Mark Brodie, government reporter for KJZZ• Larry Dever, Cochise County Sheriff• Jeff Flake, U.
June 25, 2012
WASHINGTON (Associated Press) — The Supreme Court threw out key provisions of Arizona's crackdown on illegal immigration Monday but said a much-debated portion could go forward on checking the status of suspects who might appear to be in the U.
June 25, 2012
  Saxaphonist Donald Harrison comes from a New Orleans Indian Blues tradition with bebop chops that he showed off with the Jazz Messengers.  His knowledge of jazz shines in his playing, and his creative artistic energy is just unstoppable.
June 22, 2012

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