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Less Than 2 Percent Of Registered Architects Are Black
While Arizona doesn’t maintain a record of how many minorities are in the design profession here, nationally we know that out of over 100,000 registered architects — less than 2 percent — are African-American.
Jan. 25, 2019
Nevada Has Roads
Two stretches of roadway in Southern Nevada, including one in downtown Las Vegas, have had their traffic rules digitized.
Jan. 25, 2019
The Pulse: The Inner Workings Of Hospitals
Violence erupts at hospitals more frequently than it should. Now, a California law is requiring medical centers to develop prevention plans to protect workers.
Jan. 25, 2019
AZ Nonprofit Missing Funds Due To Shutdown
The partial government shutdown is now in its 35th day, and thousands of federal workers will miss a second paycheck.
Jan. 25, 2019
More Layoffs Hit Media Companies, Including Arizona Republic
Pulitzer Prize winning editorial cartoonist Steve Benson was laid off from The Arizona Republic this week — he’d been with the paper since 1980. The move was part of a larger round of layoffs by the paper’s parent company, Gannett.
Jan. 25, 2019
WATCH: Trump Remarks About Partial Government Shutdown
President Donald Trump is giving remarks about the 35-day partial government shutdown from the White House Rose Garden.
Jan. 25, 2019
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KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discusses the week in news with Julie Erfle of Erfle Uncuffed and Paul Bentz of HighGround.
Jan. 25, 2019
Election Day Drop Off Ban Advances
A state Senate committee has approved a pair of election-related bills on a party-line vote.
Jan. 25, 2019
The Takeaway: The Art Of The Political Apology
Day by day the democratic field grows, with more and more presidential hopefuls throwing their hats into the ring. But there’s something else noticeably different this time around, the candidates are apologizing for past policy positions.
Jan. 25, 2019
Official: Asylum Seekers To Wait In Mexico Starting Friday
The Trump administration on Friday will start forcing some asylum seekers to wait in Mexico while their cases wind through U.S. courts, an official said, launching what could become one of the more significant changes to the immigration system in years.
Jan. 25, 2019
Stringer Apologizes For Race, Immigration Comments
A Prescott Republican lawmaker whose comments about race and immigration caused a stir last year publicly apologized Thursday on the House floor.
Jan. 24, 2019
Estimated 1,400 Now Eligible For AZ Licenses
Hundreds of thousands of “DREAMers” have been given what’s called deferred action, meaning the United States has decided not to immediately try to deport them.
Jan. 24, 2019
ASU Seeks To Expand Presence In D.C.
Arizona State University is seeking to expand its presence in the nation’s capital. ASU is asking the Arizona Board of Regents for permission to rent more space in Washington, D.C.
Jan. 24, 2019
Senate Committee Votes To Regulate Vapes
Hoping to curb teen use, state lawmakers are moving to put new restrictions on where and how vaping devices can be sold. Without dissent, the Senate Committee on Health and Human Services voted Wednesday to classify both the devices and the liquids that they burn as tobacco products. That would make them subject to all the same restrictions in Arizona law as cigarettes.
Jan. 24, 2019
CAP Supports Draft Legislation For DCP
The board of the Central Arizona Project on Thursday voted to support the draft legislation for the Drought Contingency Plan.
Jan. 24, 2019
After No Bites On Bikes, Phoenix Tries Electric Scooters
Six months after approving a pilot program for dockless bikes, Phoenix has seen zero interest from companies wanting to participate.
Jan. 24, 2019
Could Abusive Caregivers Facility Hop?
Individuals with intellectual and development disabilities are seven times likely to be victims of sexual assault according to an NPR report and the Department of Justice… but what happens to those caregivers who commit abuse?
Jan. 24, 2019
Mexico Sees Maduro As Venezuela’s Leader, U.S. Differs
Mexico is recognizing Nicolás Maduro as Venezuela’s president while an opposition leader is receiving support from the U.S. and a dozen Latin American countries.
Jan. 24, 2019
4 Bills On Distracted Driving Filed At Legislature
A new bill that proposes banning texting while driving was proposed Wednesday, the fourth distracted driving-related bill filed at the Arizona Legislature in 10 days.
Jan. 24, 2019
ASU Grad Leading Connected Aircraft Technology For Honeywell
Have you ever boarded a plane only to sit there on the runway for hours while the crew is performing some unknown maintenance? Well, rest assured there is someone in the aerospace world who is working to stop that from happening — and she’s right here in the Valley.
Jan. 24, 2019

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