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Phoenix Breaks With The League Of AZ Cities And Towns
Arizona’s largest city — Phoenix— has decided it no longer wants to be part of the League of Arizona Cities and Towns. Not surprisingly, leaders of the organization are disappointed by the council’s decision, including Ken Strobeck, executive director of the league.
Nov. 13, 2018
Seeing Female Superheroes Boosts Confidence In Girls
While Stan Lee was the force behind many of the most popular superheroes, it’s clear that the majority of them are men. But a new study found there’s a real-world connection between young girls seeing female superheroes on the big screen and their view of themselves and what they are capable of.
Nov. 13, 2018
Remembering Stan Lee
The U.S. box office has been dominated for the past several years by characters like the Avengers, Black Panther, Spider-Man and the X-Men — all of them superheroes who were either created or brought to a level of immense popularity by Stan Lee of Marvel Comics.
Nov. 13, 2018
Why Some Products Succeed While Others Fail
There are countless gadgets, inventions and items that never make their way onto store shelves, or into our homes or onto commonly-used websites. Some aren’t quite interesting or practical enough, while others could only appeal to our imaginations.
Nov. 13, 2018
AZ Firefighters Sent To Help Contain California Camp Fire
Fires are still blazing across the state of California.
Nov. 13, 2018
Navajo Nation Voters Get Another Chance To Cast Ballots
On Election Day, a number of eligible voters on the Navajo Nation were not able to cast their ballot. A new president to oversee the largest Native American reservation in the U.S. was the big-ticket item they hoped to vote for — but, polling places ran out of ballots.
Nov. 13, 2018
Breaking Down Arizona
There are still some big-ticket races that have yet to be called as of Tuesday morning, including that for the second-highest office in the state.
Nov. 13, 2018
Superintendent Of Public Instruction-Elect Hoffman Talks Priorities
The Associated Press has called the race for Arizona's superintendent of public instruction for Kathy Hoffman. She joined The Show to talk more about this close race and what she plans to do next when she takes office next year.
Nov. 13, 2018
Obstacles And Outreach For Homeless Veterans In Metro Phoenix
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

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