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ADOT Plans Road Work Around Community Leader Input, Major Events
Arizona Department of Transportation planners focus on ways to avoid conflicts with road closures, including major events.
March 24, 2019
Phoenix-Based Red Cross Volunteer To Assess NE Floods
The Greater Phoenix chapter of the American Red Cross is aiding relief efforts for flood victims in the Midwest. Volunteer Damian Nichols is heading to Nebraska to assess storm damage, but he’s not going to do it in a traditional way.
March 24, 2019
Mexico Apologizes For Death Of 2 Students
The Interior Minister apologized to the families of two students who were fatally shot to death by soldiers and falsely accused of being hit men.
March 23, 2019
Phoenix Area Aid Groups Do Test Run Of Day Shelter For Migrant Families
Groups helping migrant families released in the Phoenix area by immigration authorities joined forces on Friday to do a test run of a temporary day shelter, where they took in about 130 people.
March 23, 2019
Tuition Will Increase At Arizonas Universities
Arizona’s largest public university Friday announced it is raising tuition each year by less than 3 percent for resident undergraduate students over the next decade. The proposal maintains the commitment made nearly eight years ago by Arizona State University and extends it another decade.
March 23, 2019
Permit Test At Home Hit 1 Year Mark And 83,000 Tests
For the past year, teenagers ready to take their driving permit exam could do so from home, under parental or guardian supervision. Since the program's start, 83,000 at-home tests have been taken so far.
March 23, 2019
BLM Finalizes Impact Study On Proposed Goodyear Road To Mobile
The city proposed a two-lane parkway connecting the community of Mobile to the rest of Goodyear, which annexed the area in 2007.
March 22, 2019
Sonoran AG: Journalist’s Work Not At Play In Murder
State authorities say that the reporting of a Sonoran journalist was not at play in his murder last week. Without going into detail, they are saying that the motive had to do with personal relationships, not Barroso’s work as a radio host and columnist.
March 22, 2019
Program That Preserves Route 66 To Sunset
Just a few weeks remain of a federal program that’s helped restore the historic Route 66 in eight states including Arizona.
March 22, 2019
Navajo Gives Up Navajo Generating Station Bid
The Navajo Nation announced Friday it has given up trying to purchase the west’s largest coal-fired power plant and the tribe’s biggest revenue maker.
March 22, 2019
Garth Brooks Concert Bringing Visitors To Glendale
Between a country music concert, tailgate, Cirque de Soleli shows and spring training, traffic is expected to be heavy with over 100,000 expected visitors in the Glendale area on Saturday.
March 22, 2019
Musical Explores The Life And Writings Of A Naturalist
So many areas of Arizona can become escapes to nature — from the deserts to the mountains, from south to north. That’s part of what makes the Valley such an ideal place for this weekend’s performances of "Mountain Days," a musical based on the life and writings of naturalist John Muir.
March 22, 2019
KJZZs Friday NewsCap March 22, 2019
To talk about the new Mayor of Phoenix, Kate Gallego, and some of the latest legislative news, Marcus Dell’Artino, partner at First Strategic, and David Lujan, director of the Arizona Center for Economic Progress, joined The Show for the Friday NewsCap.
March 22, 2019
Phoenix Art Museum CEO Responds To Criticism
Amada Cruz moved to the Valley four years ago from San Antonio to take over as CEO of the Phoenix Art Museum. Her tenure has included expanding the museum’s diversity outreach and an increased focus on creating exhibitions that the museum could essentially “rent” to other facilities around the country.
March 22, 2019
How Mourning Has Changed In The Digital Age
Today, most of our lives revolve around the digital world — our phones, tablets or social media platforms. But researchers are finding the digital world is also changing how we mourn loved ones who’ve passed away.
March 22, 2019
How Our Social Connections Determine Who We Are
In the book, "The Human Network" the author argues that all types of human interactions happen in networks — whether they're online or in person. And those human networks affect us in ways large and small.
March 22, 2019
California Trucking Wage Law Creating Controversy
Under a new California law that took effect on New Year’s Day, the state’s labor commissioner has published a list of trucking companies that have either not paid their drivers, or have been issued judgements over wage issues.
March 22, 2019
10 Percent Of The Valley Is Parking Lots
We’ve all done it. Driving in circles over and over to find the perfect parking spot. Sometimes it seems like there aren’t enough spaces to go around. But it turns out a full 10 percent of the city of Phoenix is just parking lots.
March 22, 2019
Police Chief: Officer Rutherford Was A True Hero
Phoenix police is mourning the loss of one of their officers. Gov. Doug Ducey ordered that flags at all state buildings be lowered to half-staff on Friday to honor Officer Rutherford.
March 22, 2019
The Takeaway: The Democratic National Committee
After all the drama in 2016, the Democratic National Committee has reformed the nomination process. Today on Politics with Amy Walter from The Takeaway, a look at the new rules and what impact they could have both intended and unintended.
March 22, 2019

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