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Judge: McSally Can Hold Onto Seat Until 2020 Election
Sen. Martha McSally will not have to stand for another election before next year’s general election. A federal judge ruled Thursday afternoon that McSally can hold onto the seat she was appointed to.
June 27, 2019
Reducing Migrants A Tough Assignment For Mexico, Report Says
The Mexican government will likely struggle to fulfill promises to the Trump administration to reduce the number of Central American migrants arriving to the U.S. by late August, according to a report.
June 27, 2019
Apache, Navajo Counties Join In Opioid Lawsuits
Apache County filed a suit last week against big players in the opioid crisis, and it is not alone.
June 27, 2019
ANALYSIS: Democratic Debate Night 2
Thursday was Night 2 of the first primary debate of the 2020 election cycle. Catch up with NPR reporters' analysis and fact checks of the candidates' remarks.
Night 1 Analysis
June 27, 2019
Lyft Riders In Phoenix Area Can Now Pick Waymo Self-Driving Vans
Lyft rideshare program users can now select Waymo self-driving vans. The autonomous vehicle rides are available in Gilbert, Chandler, Tempe and Mesa.
June 27, 2019
Would A Citizen Review Board Make Phoenix Police Better?
The Show spoke with Phoenix City Councilmember Carlos Garcia and retired assistant Phoenix police chief Kevin Robinson about the response to the viral Phoenix Police video amid a wave of pro-police support.
June 27, 2019
Hip Historian Uncovers Hidden LGBTQ History In Arizona
Thanks to archival and more anecdotal research, a great deal more is being learned about how impactful gays and lesbians were in Arizona history even as many of those residents weren't able to be open about their sexuality.
June 27, 2019
McSally: Bill To Help Border Crisis A Band-Aid
Arizona Sen. Martha McSally was among the 84 senators who supported a $4.6 billion package intended to help alleviate the humanitarian crisis at the country’s southern border.
June 27, 2019
U.S. Supreme Court Blocks Census Citizenship Question
The U.S. Supreme Court has blocked the citizenship question from the 2020 census, at least for now. The majority said that it "cannot ignore the disconnect between the decision made and the explanation given" by the Trump administration.
June 27, 2019
What Did AZ Democrats Think Of The First Presidential Debate?
Valley Democrats gathered last night at a Scottsdale movie theater to watch the first presidential primary debate.
June 27, 2019
Arizona Citizens For The Arts Gets New Leader
Arizona’s arts advocacy organization is getting a new leader.
June 27, 2019
FTC Plans Crackdown On Spam Robocalls
The Arizona Attorney General’s Office is going after companies behind those annoying unsolicited phone calls we all get.
June 27, 2019
Senate Committee Discusses Nuclear Waste Disposal
The Trump administration supports restarting development of a nuclear waste disposal site at Yucca Mountain in Nevada as well as private facilities in New Mexico and West Texas.
June 27, 2019
Tempe Expands Recreation Programs For Kids With Disabilities
About a third of the new funding went to Camp Challenge. KJZZ visited the summer camp for kids with intellectual and developmental disabilities on a recent weekday.
June 27, 2019
Four Corners Congressional Members Support Navajo Hualapai Water Bills
This week, the U.S. House Natural Resource Committee is considering a handful of bills that would ensure clean and sustainable water is delivered to tribal lands along the Four-Corner states.
June 27, 2019
Supreme Court Leaves Citizenship Question Blocked For Now From 2020 Census
The decision comes more than a year after the Trump administration announced plans to include on forms for the national head count the question, "Is this person a citizen of the United States?"
June 27, 2019
Arizona, Sonora Ink Deal To Draw More Filmmakers
Arizona and Sonora have teamed up to draw more film and digital media production to the region. One idea is to show directors they can capture any scene they need within a 300-mile radius.
June 27, 2019
Will New County Election Director Ease Voting Woes?
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors made a change to elections on Wednesday, creating a new position so that one person has authority over early voting, and someone else handles Election Day.
June 27, 2019
Message To Phoenix City Council: Support Our Police Officers
One week after people packed Phoenix City Council chambers to criticize the actions of some police officers, city leaders heard from people supporting officers. A bystander’s video showing Phoenix police cursing and pointing guns at a family suspected of shoplifting led to an apology from Chief Jeri Williams, a community wide listening session and a promise from Mayor Kate Gallego.
June 27, 2019
Web-Based Tool Hello Landlord Aims To Decrease Evictions
The Hello Landlord online communication tool was created to help bridge the communication gap between tenants and landlords and decrease evictions. Stacy Butler, University of Arizona's director of Innovation for Justice program, explains how the the web-based tool works.
June 26, 2019

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