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Untold Arizona: Global Kids Book Collection In Tucson Largest In U.S.
You can find the largest collection of global children’s literature in the country in Tucson. The more than 40,000 books feature stories from around the world. Take a trip to the Worlds of Words.
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April 8, 2019
Virulent Newcastle Disease Found In Arizona Chicken Flock
Virulent Newcastle disease has been found in an Arizona chicken flock for the first time since the outbreak began last year in California. It’s been found in Arizona near Flagstaff in a backyard flock of eight chickens.
April 5, 2019
Violence Against Older Men Is On The Rise
More men over the age of 60 appear to be the victims of elder abuse. In a study released Friday, the Centers for Disease Control found that among this particular population, the numbers are climbing.
April 5, 2019
Climate Experts Want Science Embedded In Local Decisions
A group of scientists, climate experts, and government officials from around the country want to make what we know about climate change more integrated with run-of-the-mill choices about infrastructure and zoning.
April 5, 2019
Intel ISEF Science Fair Seeks Volunteers, Judges And Interpreters
This May, 2,000 high school students from 80 countries will compete in Phoenix at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. Now, the program's organizers are calling for a village of volunteers to help pull it off.
April 5, 2019
President Trump Visits U.S.-Mexico Border
President Donald Trump visits the U.S. border on Friday, in part to view an ongoing border fence project near the Arizona and California state line.
April 5, 2019
Urban Planners Looking To Standardize Heat Maps
It only recently became spring, but triple-digit temperatures aren’t all that far off here in the Valley. And, as cities and residents start planning for that heat, some of them will turn to heat maps, which track which parts of a city are hotter than others.
April 5, 2019
Maricopa County, Amazon Providing Free Tech For Schools
Getting technology into classrooms has been expensive in recent years. But now, teachers in Maricopa County can go to a big warehouse and take whatever they want off of the shelves to use in their classrooms — for free.
April 5, 2019
Analysis: AZ Teacher Salaries Still Below U.S. Average
All 50 states saw increases in average teacher salaries over the last decade, but when adjusting for inflation, there was only an increase in 14 states. There were decreases in 36 states, including Arizona, which saw a decrease of almost 10 percent.
April 5, 2019
American Mariachi Transports Theater-Goers
You've probably had this happen to you. You hear a song and, instantly, you're transported back to some other time and place you hadn’t thought about in years. That idea is at the heart of a new comedy from the Arizona Theater Company.
April 5, 2019
The Government Is Considering A Cap On Food Stamps
The Department of Agriculture has proposed changes to SNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, also known as food stamps.
April 5, 2019
Whats Next For The Valleys Water Supply?
Drought has been a near-constant in much of Arizona for decades. One of the ways the city of Phoenix has tried — and, many would say, succeeded — in staying ahead of that condition is through water banking and storage.
April 5, 2019
Model Bills Written By Special Interest Groups Passed By Arizona Legislature
Voters elect legislators, and legislators in turn write laws to meet the needs of those who put them in office. But some laws are not the work of legislators. Some laws were written by special interest groups to serve a specific agenda.
April 5, 2019
KJZZs Friday NewsCap April 5, 2019
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discussed the week in news with Emily Ryan of CopperState Consulting and Sam Richard of Creosote Partners.
April 5, 2019
The Takeaway: Those Who Draw The Lines Have The Power
Scott Walker was the governor of Wisconsin from 2011 to 2019. During his tenure, Republican lawmakers created new congressional districts which he then signed into law. Walker is now the Finance Chairman of The National Republican Redistricting Trust, but he's also been accused by critics of partisan gerrymandering.
April 5, 2019
Lawmakers Again Decide Not To Extend Statute Of Limitations For Child Sexual Abuse Survivors
Victims of child rape and sexual abuse won't get more time to sue their assailants, at least not this year.
April 5, 2019
Women Entrepreneurs Present Trade Show In Nogales
A group of women from northern Mexico participated in entrepreneurship classes hosted by the University of Arizona and U.S. Consulate in Nogales, Mexico. On Saturday, they’ll present their projects at a trade show.
April 5, 2019
Border Closure Threats Deter Business Investments
Officials and business leaders south of the border are concerned that President Donald Trump’s border-closure threats are deterring cross-border investment.
April 5, 2019
Sen. McSally Delivers Keynote Speech At The National Discussion On Sexual Assault
Arizona Sen. Martha McSally delivered the keynote address today at a National Discussion on Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment.
April 5, 2019
Mormons Ease Opposition To Same-Sex Couples And Their Kids
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Thursday repealed rules that banned baptisms for children of gay parents and that labeled same-sex couples as sinners eligible for expulsion.
April 5, 2019

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