KJZZ News

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2017 was a historic year for activism in sports. Today, The Takeaway looks back at some of the key moments in athletic protest from the past year.
Dec. 27, 2017
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Arizona state Rep. Michelle Ugenti-Rita proposed state legislation to eliminate physical voter registration tags.
Dec. 27, 2017
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Next month, the Grand Canyon’s West Rim will offer even more adventure.
Dec. 27, 2017
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The issue of homelessness touches all our lives – from public policy to our tax dollars, from our neighborhoods to our businesses.
Dec. 27, 2017
The KJZZ News team has spent the past year reporting on local stories around Arizona. Here is a look back at the five most-viewed stories on KJZZ.org in 2017.
Dec. 27, 2017
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Phoenix Police dispersed a so-called “street feeding” event over the weekend. That’s when a group delivers food and clothing on a street corner or in a parking lot. A consultant for Human Services Campus in South Phoenix said street feeding is not the safest way to go.
Dec. 27, 2017
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Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians quoted President Trump when asked about reports his tenure is over after this season, describing it as "fake news."
Dec. 27, 2017
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Mexican authorities arrested the alleged mastermind behind the murder of journalist Miroslava Breach, shot last March.
Dec. 26, 2017
Arizona Senator Jeff Flake is anticipating DACA legislation to be introduced in Congress early in 2018.
Dec. 26, 2017
The hole in Earth’s ozone layer this year was the smallest it’s been in almost 30 years. Here to explain is Kevin Gurney, a professor in the School of Life Sciences at ASU.
Dec. 26, 2017
Marijuana
The scientific effort to draw true conclusions on whether marijuana helps people suffering from PTSD has been a process full of obstacles. One of the leaders on the research front has been Dr. Sue Sisley. She is working on getting a total of 76 U.S. military veterans who live in Arizona to be in the controlled clinical trial of a study.
Dec. 26, 2017
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Check in with the Editorial Board of The Arizona Republic. It’s a regular segment where we talk about the big issues facing the state and the region, featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
Dec. 26, 2017
More than 107,000 people moved to Arizona between July 1, 2016 and July 1 of this year.
Dec. 26, 2017
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As the economy recovers from the 2008 financial crisis and unemployment hits record lows, demand for single-family homes has steadily increased.
Dec. 26, 2017
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After Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, and massive wildfires out west, we look at the future of Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) following one of its most challenging years ever.
Dec. 26, 2017
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This is Part II in a special five-part series, Homeless In Plain Sight, in which KJZZ hopes to start a community conversation about the people, programs and potential solutions to homelessness in the Phoenix area.
Dec. 26, 2017
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With Christmas over, it’s time to decide what to do with the tree.
Dec. 26, 2017
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Lawmakers on the nation's largest American Indian reservation are throwing their support behind an effort to provide dormitory space for Navajo students at the University of New Mexico.
Dec. 26, 2017
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Millye Carter Bloodworth shares a story about how her mother helped her become the woman she is today.
Dec. 26, 2017
Waymo
The idea of sharing the road with a driverless car might fray some nerves, but for at least one segment of the population, this technology could be life-changing.
Dec. 26, 2017

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