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Homes For The Brave: Obstacles And Outreach For Homeless Vets
On Dec. 19, 2013, then-Phoenix mayor Greg Stanton went on national television and made a big announcement: 'We have zero chronically homeless veterans on the street.” It was part of a program called H3, and in the five years since, the overall number of homeless veterans across the Valley has actually increased. In the special report “Homes for the Brave,” KJZZ explores why.
Nov. 13, 2018
The Takeaway: Doctors On Gun Violence:
Last month, The American College of Physicians released new recommendations around gun safety, calling for research and communication on gun violence. In response, the the NRA tweeted this: "Someone should tell self-important anti-gun doctors to stay in their lane."
Nov. 13, 2018
The Takeaway: Trump
The Trump Administration instituted a new policy change, effective on Saturday, that changes asylum requests in the U.S.
Nov. 13, 2018
USDA Celebrates Eradication Of Pink Bollworm
An undersecretary for the U.S. Department of Agriculture will be in Arizona Tuesday to celebrate the eradication of the pest from cotton-producing areas in the lower 48.
Nov. 13, 2018
Shelter Issues Have Consequences For School District
Teacher Angela Patton gave the prompt for a writing assignment to a combined class of fifth and sixth graders: imagine finding a cave inside a tree and detail what’s inside.
Nov. 13, 2018
Hoffman Wins Superintendent Of Public Instruction Race
Democrat special education teacher and political novice Kathy Hoffman has won the race for Arizona superintendent of public instruction, beating an experienced Republican politician.
Nov. 12, 2018
2 Dead, 2 Wounded In Globe Bar Shooting
Authorities in eastern Arizona said Monday that a man hanging out with patrons inside a bar suddenly opened fire on them, killing two and wounding two others.
Nov. 12, 2018
Sinema Wins Arizona U.S. Senate Seat
Democrat Kyrsten Sinema won Arizona's open U.S. Senate seat Monday in a race that was among the most closely watched in the nation, beating Republican Rep. Martha McSally in the battle to replace GOP Sen. Jeff Flake.
Nov. 12, 2018
Arizona Elections: Sinema, Hoffman Expand Leads
The latest updates are in for races in Arizona that were too close to call on Election Day. Kyrsten Sinema now has a small lead in the race for U.S Senate, and Kathy Hoffman has taken a narrow lead in the Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction race.
Nov. 12, 2018
Western Arizona Tribe: We Can Help With Drought Plan
A Native American tribe in western Arizona is offering the state water to help shore up Lake Mead. It would be 50,000 acre-feet of water each year for three years, starting in 2020.
Nov. 12, 2018
$3B Spent On Political Ads Nationwide
The biggest winners in the mid-term elections may be the broadcast companies that reaped $3 billion in revenue nationwide over the last nine months.
Nov. 12, 2018
Sinema
U.S. Senate candidate Kyrsten Sinema’s campaign office released a statement saying she will win the race. She now has about a 1.5 percent lead according to the Arizona Secretary of State.
Nov. 12, 2018
NAU
The Sacramento State Hornets were forced to cancel their home football game against the NAU Lumberjacks this weekend due to smoke in the air.
Nov. 12, 2018
Phoenix Mayor Race Heads To March Run-Off
It looks like the race for Phoenix mayor won’t be decided until next year. Since no candidate received more than 50 percent of the vote last week, a runoff election with the top two vote-getters will take place in March.
Nov. 12, 2018
The Takeaway: One Hundred Years After Armistice, What Lessons Can Be Learned From World War I?
On Sunday, leaders from around the world met in Paris to commemorate the centennial of the armistice that ended World War I. With millions of lives lost in the struggle, history looks back at this often misunderstood conflict in an attempt to inform the present day.
Nov. 12, 2018
The Takeaway: Trial Over 2020 Census Citizenship Question Enters Second Week
In New York federal district court, the trial over a citizenship question on the 2020 census is entering its second week.
Nov. 12, 2018
The Pulse: Why Put Carpets In Cars When They’re So Hard To Clean?
Why do most cars have carpets? Jason Torchinsky, senior editor of the car website Jalopnik.com, has been wondering that for a while.
Nov. 12, 2018
As Economy Improves, Veteran Jobless Rates Improve
Several years ago, toward the end of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars, veterans around the country had a hard time finding work. But today, as the economy has improved, so have those jobless rates for our nation’s veterans.
Nov. 12, 2018
BBC Look-Ahead: Same-Sex Marriage In The Czech Republic
Politicians in Prague this week will be debating a measure that would legalize same-sex marriage in the Czech Republic. That’s just one of the top international stories of the coming days.
Nov. 12, 2018
Boas On Arizona Election Races
The Show regularly checks in with Editorial Board of the Arizona Republic to talk about the big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
Nov. 12, 2018

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