bernie sanders
Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders attempted to drum up support for the Democratic Party in Mesa on Friday night.
April 21, 2017
Mexico corn
Legislation has been proposed in Mexico City to boycott U.S. corn in response to a suite of economic threats against Mexico voiced by President Donald Trump. A boycott would also hurt U.S. corn growers from the Dakotas to the Midwest to Arizona, California and Texas.
April 21, 2017

KJZZ News

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This Saturday, 28,000 people will show up at Arizona State University to run a race that honors Pat Tillman, the professional football player and ASU grad killed by friendly fire.
April 21, 2017
Friday newscap
We wrapped up the week’s news in Arizona with our Friday Newscap. We were joined by former lawmaker Stan Barnes of Copperstate Consulting, and former Arizona Corporation Commission Chair Kris Mayes. We also got a legislative update from Alia Rau of The Arizona Republic.
April 21, 2017
U.S. Quad Rugby Association
With teams of four competing against each other, the competition in wheelchair rugby is fierce. And many of the nation’s best squads are in the Valley this weekend for the United States Quad Rugby Association National Tournament. It’s being held at Ability360 in Phoenix.
April 21, 2017
Business owners and residents in South Phoenix are vowing to hold city leaders accountable over the light rail’s impact on their community. The city council approved a plan this week to help businesses in the path of the five-mile extension along Central Avenue.
April 21, 2017
Soap
Tom Kiefer is a photographer who lives in Ajo, near the border in southern Arizona. He was working as a janitor at U.S. Customs and Border Patrol when he began collecting items.
April 21, 2017

NPR News

A tiny, hard-to-find storefront in Brooklyn is home to the darkly whimsical world of a most unusual candy maker. Eugene J. studied chemical engineering before opening an experimental candy shop.
April 23, 2017
President Trump plays a lot of golf. But not nearly as much as Woodrow Wilson.
April 23, 2017
Is trade school the ticket? Does the middle class have the worst debt woes? Listeners weigh in with burning student loan questions.
April 23, 2017
Jamie Ruppert of Pennsylvania supports President Trump, but says she'd give his first few months in office a B- or C+. He "stepped up" for the people of Syria, she says, but failed at health care.
April 23, 2017
Digesters convert livestock manure into electricity. Farmers can use it to power their operations or even sell some back to the grid. But some have found the technology too pricey to maintain.
April 23, 2017