August 2012

Arizona officials used a bingo-style machine with sets of numbered air-blown balls Tuesday as they picked winners from among more than 400 applicants for certificates to run 97 medical marijuana dispensaries around the state.
August 07, 2012
Jared Loughner has pleaded guilty to 19 counts in the Tucson shooting rampage that killed six people and wounded 13 others, including former-Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. Loughner entered the plea Tuesday after a federal judge found him mentally competent, following months of forced treatment for schizophrenia.
August 07, 2012
A Maricopa County Superior Court judge says a proposed initiative to change Arizona’s primary election system is unconstitutional and will not be on November’s ballot. Judge Mark Brain ruled the language in the Open Elections/Open Government Act is too broad and violates the Arizona Constitution by including more than one proposed constitutional amendment in the same ballot measure.
August 07, 2012
The Arizona Department of Health Services will hold a lottery this morning to determine which individuals or businesses will get dispensary licenses for medical marijuana.  KJZZ's Dennis Lambert spoke to DHS Director Will Humble about the dispensary licenses.
August 07, 2012
When Guy Pennacchio came to Arizona he didn't know he was a singer, but today he is a much requested Sinatra stylist. As a kid,  Guy started as a horn player, but when people started requesting his voice he complied.
August 07, 2012
Images from “Curiosity,” the latest Mars rover, have been beaming back to Earth since its landing Sunday night. Jim Bell is an astronomer with the ASU School Earth and Space Exploration. He’s part of the team responsible for getting those pictures back to Earth.
August 06, 2012
Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor says it's disappointing for her to see the downturn in public opinion of the nation's highest court. The Supreme Court used to be the highest ranked of the three branches of government, but O'Connor says the three are now closely ranked.
August 06, 2012
Seven people, including the gunman, are dead after a shooting broke out Sunday at a Sikh Temple in Wisconsin. Rana Singh Sodhi is a Mesa restaurant owner whose brother Balbir was killed after the Sept.
August 06, 2012
An excessive heat warning is to take effect at 10 a.m. Monday and run through at least Wednesday. Meteorologist Chris Kuhlman of the National Weather Service explains how they determine when the heat is excessive.
August 06, 2012
Wild horses on the drought-stricken Navajo Nation are fighting for their lives. Navajo Nation officials say lack of rainfall and high heat are drying up watering holes and leaving others with harmfully high levels of salt.
August 06, 2012

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