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AZ Scientist Crunches Satellite Data For
A collaboration with nationally funded researchers is using 30 years of data to create the first ever “Grass-Cast.” The team uses historical data for counties, plus satellite images and weather forecasts to create a map of where to most likely find good vegetation growth.
Jun. 18, 2018
Rally Held Against U.S. Immigrant Policies
About 100 people carried signs and flags as they marched to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Building in downtown Phoenix Sunday night.
Jun. 18, 2018
Tribal, Environmental Groups Sue Feds Over Coal Permit
Tribal and environmental groups have filed a lawsuit against the federal government demanding it makes a plan to clean up a coal mine that has displaced many families on the Navajo Nation.
Jun. 18, 2018
How Much Sky Harbor Pays For International Flights
A year after Phoenix approved financial incentives to encourage more international flights at Sky Harbor Airport, three airlines are getting paid.
Jun. 18, 2018
Salary Boost Approved For Phoenix Fire Dispatchers
When you call 911 across the Valley, your local law enforcement agency answers. If fire or medical help is needed, your call is transferred to the Phoenix Fire Department’s Regional Dispatch Center.
Jun. 18, 2018
Phoenix Temperatures Reach Record Cool Due To Rain
Phoenix temperatures hit a record cool on Saturday with a high of 83 degrees. Chris Kuhlman is a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Phoenix. He said the previous record was 82, but the cool weather won’t last long.
Jun. 17, 2018
Autonomous Waymo Vehicle Involved In 5-Car Crash In Mesa
Police in Mesa say a self-driving Waymo vehicle was involved in a major crash Saturday night. The driver of the Waymo vehicle told Mesa police that the car was not in autonomous mode at the time of the crash.
Jun. 17, 2018
Arizona AG Reaches $100M Settlement With Citibank
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has announced a $100 million settlement with Citibank. This resolves allegations that Citibank manipulated an interest rate that affects financial instruments worth trillions of dollars.
Jun. 17, 2018
Promise Arizona Holds Father
Promise Arizona is an organization that aims to promote the power of the Latino community in Arizona. The group will host a “Rally for Migrants” Sunday night, highlighting the separation of immigrant families.
Jun. 17, 2018
Arizona Lawmakers Sound Off On Separating Families Seeking Asylum
As Father’s Day weekend begins, Arizona’s state and federal lawmakers are sounding off about immigration legislation.
Jun. 17, 2018
Burton Barr Central Library Reopens After Nearly A Year
Burton Barr Central Library reopened in Phoenix on Saturday, June 16. Last July, a pipe burst and flooded the building, causing it to close for nearly a year. In addition to necessary repairs, the renovated library features some expanded and upgraded sections.
Jun. 16, 2018
In Rural Arizona, Animal-Related Crashes Increase During June
There are dangers traveling in Arizona’s high country during June as more motorists and wildlife hit the road. During the summer, animal-related crashes increase in rural areas.
Jun. 16, 2018
DHS: Roughly 2,000 Kids Separated From Parents
About 2,000 kids were separated from their families at the border from mid-April through the end of May. Prosecutions have spiked since U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a zero-tolerance policy for illegal border crossings in early April.
Jun. 15, 2018
Criminal Justice Committee Led By Embattled Lawmaker Dissolved
House Speaker J. D. Mesnard has dissolved a committee tasked with producing legislative reform ideas for the criminal justice system.
Jun. 15, 2018
Mexico Is The Most Popular Team In America Playing The World Cup
There's a long-standing soccer rivalry between Mexico and the U.S., and fans won't easily change their loyalty.
Jun. 15, 2018
Don Shooter Qualifies To Run For AZ Senate
A judge ruled Friday that Republican Don Shooter legally qualifies to run for the state Senate from Yuma. Shooter was ousted from the Arizona House after a sexual harassment investigation.
Jun. 15, 2018
Embry-Riddle Leads Arizona Universities In Job Placement
According to a new study based on data from the National Center for Education Statistics, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott is the number one school in Arizona for job placement after graduation
Jun. 15, 2018
KJZZ
Discussing the week in news with former legislative leader Chad Campbell, senior vice president at Strategies 360, and Jon Gabriel, editor in chief of Ricochet.com and a contributor to the Arizona Republic.
Jun. 15, 2018
Ducey Announces Major Funding For Border Shipping Route
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced funding for a major project to build out the road leading to Arizona’s largest shipping port of entry at the Mexican border. Ducey announced the funding of $134 million to build out the highway leading from the Mariposa Port of Entry out to Interstate 19.
Jun. 15, 2018
Wyoming Opens Hunting For Grizzly Bears
Wyoming’s Game and Fish Commission has decided the time is right to allow grizzly hunting. This fall, it will be legal for the bears to be shot for sport on public and private lands just beyond Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks.
Jun. 15, 2018

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