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Sonoran Searching Group Hopes To Return To Rocky Point
After they say an armed group chased them off the site of mass graves outside of Rocky Point, a group of volunteer searchers says they want to return.
Dec. 13, 2019
Lawmaker Threatens Phoenix Ahead Of Uber, Lyft Vote
A Republican state lawmaker is threatening to file a complaint against Phoenix with the Arizona attorney general if the city follows through on a plan to raise fees on rideshare companies at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.
Dec. 13, 2019
U.S. Offers Reward For Mexican Drug Cartel Leader
Notorious Mexican drug kingpin Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán might be behind bars, but the cartels are still operating. And the U.S. government is now offering a reward to capture the leader of a criminal organization based in Mexico.
Dec. 13, 2019
Whats Next In The Impeachment Process?
The House Judiciary Committee has approved two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. This makes President Trump the fourth president in American history to face impeachment by the House, which is expected to vote on it next week.
Dec. 13, 2019
New Zealand Volcano Victims May Be Treated With Methods Pioneered In AZ
This week’s White Island volcanic eruption left 16 dead. Dozens more are being treated for severe burns throughout New Zealand and Australia. One method being used to treat some of the patients was pioneered here in the Valley.
Dec. 13, 2019
Prosecutions Of Migrants Crossing The Border Have Skyrocketed
Prosecutions of migrants coming across the U.S.-Mexico border have skyrocketed under the Trump administration. A new report from the Government Accountability Office shows that misdemeanor improper entry cases more than doubled from 2017 to 2018 — to about 62,000.
Dec. 13, 2019
Event Provides $2 Million In Free Dental Care To 2,000 Arizonans
For the eighth year in a row, the Central Arizona Dental Society Foundation is hosting its Dental Mission of Mercy event. It’s a resource for those who can’t afford to go to the dentist or don’t have insurance.
Dec. 13, 2019
Made In Arizona: Cartel Coffee Lab In Tempe
Cartel Coffee Lab was founded in 2007 by Jason and Amy Silberschlag. In the decade since, they’ve expanded all over the state — and even to Austin, Texas, and Palm Springs, California. The draw? Their expertly sourced, expertly roasted coffee.
Dec. 13, 2019
AZ Clean Elections Commission Educating Voters Against Misinformation
The Arizona Clean Elections Commission has approved a voter education campaign for the 2020 election season.
Dec. 13, 2019
Arizona Board Of Education Approves School Safety Grants
The Arizona State Board of Education approved plans by nearly 400 public schools to hire school counselors, social workers and police officers. The hires are part of an expansion of the existing school safety grant program, which received a $20 million boost to the program’s $12 million annual budget earlier this year.
Dec. 13, 2019
Phoestivus Market Celebrates 10 Years Of Seinfeld Fun
This year marks the 10th anniversary of Phoestivus — the annual holiday event that serves up music, food and locally-made goods with a "Seinfeld" twist. The annual event around the holidays that kicked off this week at Phoenix Public Market in downtown Phoenix.
Dec. 13, 2019
Flagstaff Vet In The Running For America’s Favorite Crossing Guard
We all have someone from elementary school that we remember: a teacher, a lunch lady, or even a crossing guard. Billy Weldon — or Mr. Billy as the kids call him — is one of those people. He’s a crossing guard at Marshall Magnet Elementary School in Flagstaff, and he’s been nominated for "America’s Favorite Crossing Guard."
Dec. 13, 2019
Bill Would Add Autism Spectrum Disorder, Opioid Use Disorder To Medical Pot Eligibility
A proposal in the Arizona Legislature would add two conditions to the list of those for which patients could get a medical marijuana card: opioid use disorder and autism spectrum disorder.
Dec. 13, 2019
Giving Machines In Gilbert Raise Money For Charities
Vending machines in downtown Gilbert raised more than $800,000 for local and international charities last year. They’re back for the holiday season.On a recent night a crowd surrounds the four bright red “Giving Machines” near the base of the Gilbert water tower.
Dec. 13, 2019
The Takeaway: Politics with Amy Walter — The Political Power of Women
This week, Nick Fandos joined Politics with Amy Walter to share the latest about the House's impeachment vote. But while the national media has been saturated with impeachment, Democratic candidates are focused on Iowa, where voters will cast their ballots in the new year.
Dec. 13, 2019
KJZZs Friday NewsCap Dec. 13, 2019
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discussed the week in news with Marcus Dell’Artino, a partner at First Strategic, and former congressional staffer Roy Herrera.
Dec. 13, 2019
Sunday The Last Day To Buy Health Insurance On Federal Marketplace
Open enrollment for buying 2020 health insurance on the federal Affordable Care Act marketplace closes at 1 a.m. Monday, Dec. 16. The latest federal numbers show Arizona enrollment is down from last year.
Dec. 13, 2019
Redistricting Fights, Lawsuits On The Horizon After 2020 Census
Lots of polls suggest many Americans are already focused on the 2020 elections — specifically the presidential race, or specific U.S. Senate races. But Wendy Underhill is looking a bit farther down the ballot, at state legislative races.
Dec. 13, 2019
Cross-Border Youth Tennis Program Celebrates Success With Rally In Nogales
A cross-border youth tennis program is hosting a winter celebration in Nogales on Saturday. It will include a free clinic for kids and an exhibition game with the University of Arizona men’s team.
Dec. 13, 2019
Feds Say Theyre Getting Closer To Public Charge Rule Rollout
Federal officials say they’re chipping away at legal roadblocks to enforce a rule that would disqualify people from becoming citizens, if they use too many public benefits.
Dec. 13, 2019

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