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Paul Gosar Defends Trump
President Trump is facing criticism from both Republicans and Democrats over his tweet questioning the death toll in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria last year. However, Arizona Republican Congressman Paul Gosar is not among those dissenting voices.
Sep. 14, 2018
The Science Behind The Stadium Wave
McBeath is a professor at Arizona State University whose research has to do with cognition, action and perception. Basically, how fast we react to the things we see, particularly in sports. Which brings us to his latest research: the wave.
Sep. 14, 2018
AZ Income Up, But Still Lags Behind Pre-Recession Levels
The median household income in the U.S. has been climbing since 2012 and finally — in 2017 — it crested pre-recession levels from 2007. But Arizona's median household income, at $56,581, is just shy of 2007 and 2008 numbers.
Sep. 14, 2018
Flying The More Cramped Skies
Think about the last flight you were on. If you sat uncomfortably in your seat and thought back fondly to days of glamorous flying gone by, you’re not alone.
Sep. 14, 2018
Rate Of Medicare Cost Increases Slowing Down
As Baby Boomers age and become eligible for Medicare, there’s been a lot of discussion about whether the system can handle all of those new enrollees, and whether the program will still be around to help future generations.
Sep. 14, 2018
Photographer Documents 562 Native American Tribes
There are more than 562 federally-recognized Native American tribes in the United States, but they are as diverse as the rest of the country. And that’s what one photographer is attempting to capture in what she’s calling Project 562.
Sep. 14, 2018
Bilingual Students Often Misdiagnosed For Speech Disorders
A researcher at the University of Arizona is trying to reduce the number of bilingual students who are misdiagnosed with speech disorders.
Sep. 14, 2018
Republicans Use McCain
Sen. John McCain was buried earlier this month at the U.S. Naval Academy, but his image and his voice have appeared in two ads released by the National Republican Congressional Committee.
Sep. 14, 2018
A Conservative Critique Of Trump
Criticism of President Trump is coming from a lot of corners, with a number of Republicans joining in. His most vehement conservative detractors tend to approve of his handling of the economy and regulatory cuts, but still don’t like his brash decision-making and rhetoric.
Sep. 14, 2018
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KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week.
Sep. 14, 2018
Rabid Bat Found In The Grand Canyon
A bat found near Phantom Ranch at the bottom of the Grand Canyon has tested positive for rabies. The bat was collected close to the popular lodge and canteen Aug. 31.
Sep. 14, 2018
Hurricane Florence Not Expected To Affect Gas Prices
When a major hurricane hits, the price of gasoline often rises across the country. However prices aren’t reacting much to Hurricane Florence.
Sep. 14, 2018
The Takeaway: Stuck In The Middle With You — The Plight Of The Political Moderate
The Pew Research Center has been studying American’s public political values since 1994, and the gap between Democrats and Republicans is now wider than it has ever been before. Carroll Doherty, the director of political research at Pew, explains how we arrived at the current acrimony.
Sep. 14, 2018
About two dozen cows have been found dead over the past few days in Navajo County.
Sep. 14, 2018
Court Rules Arizona Cities Can Tax Online Travel
An Arizona appeals court finds Phoenix and other Arizona cities can impose taxes, retrospectively, against online travel companies.
Sep. 13, 2018
Grijalva Upset Over Trump
Arizona Congressman Raul Grijalva is furious over President Trump’s comments this week about Puerto Rico and his assertion that 3,000 residents did not die as a result of Hurricane Maria.
Sep. 13, 2018
Morena Party Sweep In Mexico Raises Hope, Concerns
Mexico’s early July election brought an insurgent center-left party to power at every level, and dealt stinging defeats to some of its longest standing parties. How the old guard will adapt — and how the new guard will avoid the pitfalls of the past — are very live questions.
Sep. 13, 2018
AZ Counties Reach Out To Unregistered Voters
In January, Arizona joined a multi-state program known as the Electronic Registration Information Center, or ERIC, a nonprofit agency whose goal is to improve voter roll accuracy.
Sep. 13, 2018
Separated Parents To Get Second Shot At Asylum
A potential settlement has been reached in a trio of lawsuits involving immigrant families separated by the federal government, and the deal would give a do-over to parents facing deportation after failing initial interviews for asylum.
Sep. 13, 2018
County Pursuing Plans For New East Valley Animal Shelter
Maricopa County Animal Care and Control is pursuing plans to build a new animal shelter to replace an aging facility at Rio Salado Parkway and Loop 101.
Sep. 13, 2018

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