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Should Mayoral, Council Candidates Have To Declare A Party Affiliation?
Mayoral and council elections around Arizona are nonpartisan, and the Arizona Supreme Court has affirmed that direction. But Republican lawmaker Jay Lawrence of Scottsdale wants that to change.
Dec. 29, 2017
Arizona Senate President Considers Cap On Tuition Scholarship
The architect of a plan to use state tax revenues to help send students to private schools is now willing to consider a cap on the program.
Dec. 29, 2017
KJZZ
The Show looks back at some of the biggest stories of the year and looking ahead at what to expect in 2018.
Dec. 29, 2017
Phoenix Burton Barr Library Temporary Location To Open In January
Residents of downtown Phoenix will finally have an alternative library location to visit while repairs to Burton Barr on Central Avenue continue.
Dec. 29, 2017
Arizona Internet Entrepreneur Facing Questions
The entrepreneur behind Quepasa, the bilingual social media site created in the mid-1990s, is coming under scrutiny for another startup.
Dec. 29, 2017
Border Apprehensions Down In 2017, But Interior Arrests Up
President Donald Trump campaigned on a promise of heightened border security and a call for far more resources dedicated to the Mexican border.
Dec. 29, 2017
Real Remorse Or Fauxpology? ASU Professor Explains Difference
In light of so many sexual misconduct allegations against high profile men, we’re hearing a lot of apologies, denials and what some call "faux apologies."
Dec. 29, 2017
How Fund For Las Vegas Shooting Victims Will Be Distributed
It’s been almost three months since a gunman opened fire at a Las Vegas music festival and killed 58 people.
Dec. 29, 2017
The Takeaway: How Technology Changed The World In 2017
A look back at the intersection of technology, information security, privacy and gadgets in 2017.
Dec. 29, 2017
Author Explores Food Traditions Of The Southwest
If you traveled away from Arizona over the holidays, however far flung, Southwestern food probably wasn’t too hard to find there.
Dec. 29, 2017
No Snow Means Slow Business In Flagstaff
Business owners in Flagstaff say the lack of snow this winter is hurting them financially.
Dec. 28, 2017
Homeless In Plain Sight: A Perpetual Problem With Many Ways To Help
As the city of Phoenix found out, it can be difficult and controversial to try and change the way people help the homeless. Last year, the city asked groups to stop “street feeding.”
Dec. 28, 2017
Circle The City Takes On Health Care For Valley
A local nonprofit will take over the responsibility of providing healthcare for Maricopa County’s homeless population. Circle the City will receive nearly $3 million in federal funding.
Dec. 28, 2017
Phoenix VA, CVS Partnership Serves 783 Vets Since Launch
A pilot program that allows Phoenix Veterans Affairs’ clients to get treatment for minor health issues at CVS clinics has served 783 veterans as of Christmas Day.
Dec. 28, 2017
Animal Control Warns Pet Owners To Be Extra Careful Around New Year
If you got a puppy for Christmas, a county agency is asking you take extra care around the holidays when fireworks can spook animals.
Dec. 28, 2017
Federal Judge Blocks Arizona Ethnic Studies Ban, Declares It Unconstitutional
The ban forced Tucson Unified School District to shut down its popular Mexican-American studies program in 2012.
Dec. 28, 2017
Will 2018 Bring A Solution For DACA Participants?
In 2018, DACA permits will continue to expire without renewal, and Congress will have a decision to make.
Dec. 28, 2017
Sounds Of The City: Snow Day In The Middle Of Phoenix
Listen to the sounds of Alisa Phillips playing in the snow with her kids in Phoenix, in front of the Arizona Science Center.
Dec. 28, 2017
Phoenix Day Merges With Community Nonprofit A New Leaf
“Funding for early childhood education decreased," A New Leaf Board Chair Brad Snyder said. "And Phoenix Day saw themselves having to raise more money than it ever had without the infrastructure in place to raise that money.”
Dec. 28, 2017
What Will Be Todd Graham
And now, as happens this time of year, thoughts turn to visions of pigskin and gridiron. That’s right, it’s bowl game season and the Arizona State University Sun Devils hit the field Friday at the Sun Bowl in El Paso.
Dec. 28, 2017

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