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AZ Educators Collect Signatures For Invest In Education Initiative
Teachers and advocates for more education funding set up booths across the Valley Saturday. They were collecting signatures to get the Invest in Education Act on the ballot in November. However, not everyone is on board with the initiative. In fact, educators are facing strong opposition from the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
May 19, 2018
 AZ Congressman O’Halleran Calls For Bipartisan Effort To Draft Farm Bill
Arizona Congressman Tom O’Halleran is calling for a bipartisan effort to draft a bill that works for rural America. This comes after a revolt by House Republicans helped defeat a GOP-backed Farm Bill.
May 19, 2018
St. Vincent De Paul Opens New Family Resource Center
St. Vincent de Paul has opened a new family resource center. The facility, which opened its doors Friday, is the organization’s first major project in 25 years.
May 19, 2018
Arizona Agencies To Participate In California Earthquake Response Exercise
Government agencies, businesses and other organizations in Arizona will participate in an exercise next week to practice how the state would respond to a migration of 400-thousand people following a catastrophic earthquake in Southern California.
May 18, 2018
Phoenix Delegation Visits Mexico City
A delegation of Arizonan business and government leaders will visit Mexico City, as the city of Phoenix continues to strengthen its economic and political ties with the Mexican capital.
May 18, 2018
Arizona Republican Lawmakers React To Call For Special Session On School Safety
Republican lawmakers in Arizona are reacting to Democrats’ call for a special state legislative session on school safety, following the Texas high school shooting Friday.
May 18, 2018
Arizona Democratic Caucus Calls For Special School Safety Session
Following Friday’s school shooting in Texas, the Arizona Democratic Caucus is calling for a special session of the state Legislature to address gun violence and school safety.
May 18, 2018
KJZZ
Discussing the week in news with Doug Cole, senior vice president with HighGround Public Affairs and Chad Campbell, former legislative leader, currently with Strategies 360.
May 18, 2018
An Update On The Backpage.com Case
An update on the Backpage.com case.
May 18, 2018
Preparations For The Royal Wedding Underway
Final preparations are underway for Saturday's Royal Wedding, when Prince Harry will marry Meghan Markle.
May 18, 2018
Planned Parenthood Arizona Concerned About Proposed Gag Rule
The Trump administration is expected to introduce a gag rule that would change the way health care providers discuss affordable birth control and reproductive health care. Members of Planned Parenthood Arizona are already voicing their concerns.
May 18, 2018
Matching People Looking For Work With Employers Looking For Workers
Some employers — both in Arizona and elsewhere — have complained that while they have openings, they can’t find qualified workers to fill those jobs
May 18, 2018
What Does It Take To Save A Language?
Akimel O’odham is the ancient language spoken by several of the tribes here in Arizona. But like so many other Native American languages, it’s disappearing.
May 18, 2018
UA Student Presents Research On Opioid Prevention In D.C.
Students at the University of Arizona are exploring solutions to address the nation’s growing opioid crisis, and they think they may have an answer — don’t prescribe them at all.
May 18, 2018
Billie Holiday And Her Ties To Religion Explored In New Book
When you think of Billie Holiday, you think of her, you might think of "Strange Fruit," or the flowers in her hair, or great American jazz. What you probably don’t think of is religion.
May 18, 2018
New Rules Of The Road For Arizona Food Trucks
There are new rules of the road, so to speak, for food trucks in Arizona. Brad Moore, president of the Phoenix Street Food Coalition and owner of Short Leash Hot Dogs, joined The Show to talk about the potential impact of this new law.
May 18, 2018
First-Ever Migraine Treatment Approved By FDA
On Thursday, the FDA approved the first treatment aimed at preventing migraines after a nationwide trial by drug maker Amgen, which included the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale.
May 18, 2018
Funding Increased For Cleaning Up Homeless Encampments
Late last year, the City of Phoenix launched an initiative called Phoenix C.A.R.E.S. to provide services for the homeless and to find long-term solutions by sending trained outreach teams onto the streets.
May 18, 2018
Phoenix Unveils Innovation District:
Phoenix has unveiled what it’s dubbing an "innovation district" in the city.
May 18, 2018
Phoenix Homes Selling Faster, Inventory Falling
Phoenix new-home inventory hit a new low and houses are selling at a record pace, according to just released April numbers. The supply of homes available for sale in the Phoenix market is down 26 percent from a year ago.
May 18, 2018

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