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Pinal Court Orders Johnson Utility To Turnover Control Of Bank Accounts
A Pinal County Superior Court judge has ordered the owner of an east valley utility company to hand over financial operations by tomorrow or face jail time.
Aug. 29, 2018
AZ Supreme Court Kicks #InvestInEd Off Ballot
The brief, filed Wednesday, said the way the education funding initiative was worded, "creates a danger of confusion." The court also said the proposition didn't include wording to keep in indexing, a process to adjust tax brackets for inflation.
Aug. 29, 2018
After #RedForEd, Unofficial Results Show Educators Moving To November Ballot
At least seven classroom teachers running in primaries are most likely moving on based on unofficial voting results.
Aug. 29, 2018
Eloy Threatened With $40M Lawsuit Over Detention Center
Lawyers for a young Guatemalan immigrant mother whose child died after she was released from custody intend to file lawsuits against the private detention company who held the pair, the federal government and the city of Eloy.
Aug. 29, 2018
Private Ceremony Held For McCain In Capitol Rotunda
John McCain’s body arrived by motorcade Wednesday morning at the Arizona State Capitol, where the senator will lie in state through Thursday morning.
Aug. 29, 2018
Nikola Switches Plans From Buckeye To Pinal County
The manufacturing start-up Nikola Motor Co. is not going to build a plant in Buckeye after all.
Aug. 29, 2018
Allstate Acquires Scottsdale Identity Protection Company
One of the country’s biggest insurance companies is acquiring a Phoenix-area company. Allstate has agreed to pay $525 million in cash to take control of InfoArmor.
Aug. 29, 2018
ADOT Honors Late Arizona Sen. John McCain
The message "Country First. Rest In Peace, Senator McCain: now appears on most statewide electronic billboards, according to an ADOT spokesperson.
Aug. 29, 2018
AZ Primary Upsets Between Challengers, Incumbents
There were a lot of very interesting results from Tuesday's primary — including some surprises and statewide incumbents losing to challengers. We’ll be touching on some of those.
Aug. 29, 2018
Who Is To Blame For Phoenix-Area Polling Place Problems?
Polling place issues was one of the big stories during Tuesday's primary elections. During the afternoon, Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes asked the Board of Supervisors to consider asking for an extension of voting hours. That request was denied.
Aug. 29, 2018
Phoenix Voters Approve 6 Ballot Propositions
City of Phoenix voters said “yes” to six propositions on the ballot on Tuesday, but on a ballot where one side had a list of names and political parties and the other side had long lines of fine print, it might be a mystery as to what citizens actually voted for.
Aug. 29, 2018
Mesa Police Beating Raises Questions About Excessive Force
A Mesa police officer accused of beating an unarmed man in May should not face criminal charges. That’s the conclusion from an outside investigation completed by the Scottsdale Police Department earlier this week.
Aug. 29, 2018
Monsoon Stories: How The Storms Tickle Our Senses
The monsoon storms in the Valley bring walls of dust then sheets of rain. And then comes the smell. It’s like the whole desert takes a deep breath and opens up. The distinct smell of creosote fills the air.
Aug. 29, 2018
Arizonans Gather At Capitol To Remember Sen. John McCain
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, former Sen. Jon Kyl, Sen. Jeff Flake and Father Edward Reese all spoke at the memorial held in the Capitol Rotunda. The Capitol opened to the public just before 1 p.m., about an hour earlier than scheduled.
Video: Memorial | Special Coverage: Remembering The Life Of Sen. McCain
Aug. 29, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: Why Not All Praise Is Created Equal
Praise always feels good to hear, but not all praise motivates us to try new things, challenge ourselves or deal with failure. In this episode of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke discuss how to praise in a productive and meaningful way.
Aug. 29, 2018
The Takeaway: Inside The Fight To Reunite Families Separated At The U.S. Border
More than a month has passed since the government was supposed to reunify all the kids and parents it had separated at the U.S. border earlier this year, as part of the Trump Administration's zero tolerance policy.
Aug. 29, 2018
Some River Rafting Companies Are Going With The Low-Flow
Colorado is called “the mother of rivers” for a reason: it’s one of the most popular states for river rafting in the country. But like the rest of our region, unprecedented growth, a changing climate, drought, and wildfires are taking their toll on this multi-million-dollar industry.
Aug. 29, 2018
Arizona Primary Election Coverage
Arizona’s U.S. Senate and governor match-ups are set. Plus, there will be a new secretary of state and likely a new schools chief. Get complete primary election coverage.
Aug. 29, 2018
Don Shooter, Ousted After #MeToo, Loses Primary
Former Arizona State Representative Don Shooter made international headlines as the first state lawmaker ousted after the #MeToo Movement. Tuesday night he lost his primary bid for a state Senate seat.
Aug. 29, 2018
KJZZ Special Coverage: Arizona
Tuesday was a busy primary day across Arizona — and one of the key issues were problems at some Phoenix-area polling places and frustrated voters. Analysts Hugh Hallman, attorney and former Tempe mayor, and John MacDonald, of Policy AZ, also weighed in on primary day.
Aug. 28, 2018

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