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The Arizona Department of Child Safety has also started LGBT training programs aimed at educating caseworkers on gender identity and sexual orientation.
Jul. 5, 2016
If Phoenix wants to attract more jobs to its central corridor, Chris Mackay, the city’s Economic Development Director says it will need more place for people to live.
Jul. 4, 2016
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The wording of a ballot measure that would allow marijuana for recreational use is raising questions about whether it could allow people to drive with the drug in their system.
Jul. 4, 2016
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio unveiled new jail uniforms emblazoned with the stars and stripes on Independence Day, but his political opponent used it as an opportunity to go on the offensive.
Jul. 4, 2016
A New-Jersey based company will fill the space left behind after Albertsons closed a store in west Mesa a few years ago. City officials say the area has become a hub for the Asian retail market.
Jul. 4, 2016
Central Avenue
Monday we celebrate the exceptional nature of our country that welcomes thousands of immigrants each year. Among them are elderly refugees. For older immigrants the transition to a new culture and language is much more challenging.
Jul. 4, 2016
The country's first tribally controlled college wants to open a police academy for tribal law enforcement.
Jul. 4, 2016
Peoria Fire and Medical Department
Peoria firefighters rescued a free-climber early Monday morning, while divers have recovered the body of a man who disappeared at Apache Lake on Sunday.
Jul. 4, 2016
Tempe is counting down to the 26th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act by highlighting accomplishments and launching a new app for people with disabilities.
Jul. 4, 2016
Simply holding a Fourth of July celebration in Colorado City is a big deal. Some community members said these types of patriotic celebrations were banned under FLDS leader Warren Jeffs, who is now in prison for two counts of sexual assault of a child.
Jul. 4, 2016
The Arizona Attorney General’s Office and the FBI arrested a man for allegedly conspiring to commit acts of terrorism on federal buildings in the Phoenix and Tucson areas.
Jul. 2, 2016
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Who called for a cinnamon roll revolution? What does a comet smell like? How much is David Bowie's hair worth? Can you beat a quiz master and a KJZZ editor to the answers?
Jul. 1, 2016
NASA crew at the Yuma Proving Ground
Scientists and technicians from NASA gathered in the desert near Yuma early Thursday morning. They were hoping to test a parachute for the Orion Mars mission capsule — but things didn’t quite go as planned.
Jul. 1, 2016
"Every day we're waiting for something exciting to happen," said ASU Center for Meteorite Studies curator Laurence Garvie. And on June 2, something exciting did happen.
Jul. 1, 2016
Kingman
State officials say they will continue to monitor water levels in northwest Arizona in case new restrictions are needed.
Jul. 1, 2016
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A new law passed during this year’s legislative session requires the state and its cities and towns to provide first-responders access to licensed counseling services, under certain circumstances.
Jul. 1, 2016
IRS
Phone scams aren’t new but there’s an updated one to look out for. Someone impersonating the Internal Revenue Service is trying to get your money.
Jul. 1, 2016
The Phoenix City Council voted 5-4 Friday to raise the property tax so it could cover the budget it passed two months ago.
Jul. 1, 2016
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With an increase of temperature comes an increase in electric bills. If you can’t afford the increased usage, utility companies have a program to help. However, donations to the program have been fluctuating.
Jul. 1, 2016
Schools across the state received the first Proposition 123 money Thursday. Liberty Elementary School District is one district still pushing for overrides in November.
Jul. 1, 2016

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