July 2012

Yesterday federal law enforcement agents revealed more details about the death of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry and offered a reward of $1 million for information leading to the arrest of four men accused of being involved in the murder.
July 10, 2012
Intel's expansion in Chandler has attracted construction jobs to the city, and drew a visit from President Obama. KJZZ's Mark Brodie spoke with Mayor Jay Tibshraeny about what a bigger Intel presence in Chandler means for the city.
July 10, 2012
  Trumpeter Lee Morgan's life was short, he was shot at the age of 33 while at a gig.  But Morgan played with so many great artists and wrote so many tunes that are standards today, that his legacy is long and strong.
July 09, 2012
Louis Jordan could swing, and rock,  play sax and sing.  His unique style was the beginning of rock and roll.  Hear his tunes from the 40s like Let the Good Times Roll and Ain't that Just like a Woman.
July 09, 2012
Governor Jan Brewer says she won’t take any further steps to have legislators consider election-law changes.  An initiative that will appear on the November ballot would allow Arizonans to vote for a candidate of any party in the primary election, and advance the primary's top two finishers to the general election -- regardless of party affiliation.
July 09, 2012
Arizona is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn lower courts' rulings that the state can't take away state workers' same-sex domestic partner benefits. From Phoenix, KJZZ's Steve Goldstein has more.
July 09, 2012
A bilingual education campaign aimed at increasing acceptance of gay and lesbian Latino family members is under way.  Twenty-one national Latino organizations have built a coalition around the movement.
July 09, 2012
Arizona's summer tourism campaign has a new twist. KJZZ's Mark Brodie spoke with a tourism expert to find out how it might work.State tourism officials are hoping Arizonans decide to travel relatively close to home this summer.
July 09, 2012
Wildlife officials say golden algae killed thousands of fish in a 20-mile stretch of the Salt River.  Golden algae were discovered in Texas in the 1980s; they were first found in Arizona in 2005. The algae produce a toxin that attacks the gills of fish and causes them to suffocate.
July 06, 2012
Tempe police and the federal Drug Enforcement Administration say they have dismantled a drug-trafficking organization that was operating in Tempe.  From Phoenix, Jude Joffe-Block reports that law enforcement are saying the ring had links to the Mexican Sinaloa Cartel.
July 06, 2012

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