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This week's second hour of our special holiday version of "KJZZ's Here and Now" features some of the more interesting and unique interviews of the year. Celebrate the New Year by revisiting some of the best moments of 2013.
Jan. 1, 2014
Former Fiesta Bowl Leader Asks For Sentencing Delay
The former leader of the Fiesta Bowl, John Junker, is asking for another delay in his sentencing on a federal court conviction in a campaign-finance scheme.
Jan. 1, 2014
Renzi Asks For Delay
A former member of the state’s congressional delegation is asking for a delay in the date he is to report to prison.
Jan. 1, 2014
Banner Health To Buy Struggling Casa Grande Hospital
Banner Health has announced it plans to buy a community hospital in Pinal County.
Jan. 1, 2014
State Park Program Helps Homeless Veterans
There is a state pilot program that has the caught the attention of federal and other state agencies across the country. It is aimed at placing homeless veterans back to work in government jobs.
Dec. 31, 2013
Arizona Minimum Wage Goes Up
Arizonans who make minimum wage will get a raise Wednesday.
Dec. 31, 2013
Arizona Campaign Encourages Safe Sex
Outside of spring break, New Year’s Eve may be the biggest time of the year for risky behavior including unprotected sex. An Arizona campaign, now in its second year, is out to encourage safe sex among holiday partiers.
Dec. 31, 2013
APS Buys Shares
A Navajo-owned company has acquired a coal mine in northwestern New Mexico, and Arizona’s largest utility is buying more of the power the plant produces.
Dec. 31, 2013
Reservoir Water Levels Rising ... Slowly
It’s been a wet fall in the Southwest — an improvement over the last two years.
Dec. 31, 2013
Mexican Retailers Dread Higher Sales Tax In New Year
Mexican border cities will be hit with a higher sales tax in the New Year. The change is part of a major tax reform passed earlier this year by Mexico's Congress.
Dec. 31, 2013
Placing Electronics Boxes In Curbside Trash Could Attract Thieves
What you do with the box your new holiday toys came in may determine how long you have to enjoy them.
Dec. 31, 2013
Fourth Avenue Jail Flooded, Inmates Relocated
Things are pretty much back to normal after a water main break at Maricopa County’s Fourth Avenue Jail on Friday.
Dec. 31, 2013
Arizona Will Not Be A Test Site For Unmanned Drones
The state’s proposal was rejected on Monday, as federal officials picked six other proposals.
Dec. 31, 2013
Tony Bennett On Making Love to His Music
Whenever they (fans) tell me they make love to my music, I tell them to do one for me." Interview by Jeanne Wolf, 1991.
Dec. 31, 2013
Casa Grande Woman Arrested
An Arizona woman is accused of trying to poison her four children and of stabbing her former husband on Christmas Day. One of her children died.
Dec. 30, 2013
Petrified Park Expands
The Petrified Forest National Park in northern Arizona has expanded its boundaries. More than 4,000 acres of land were officially added to the park on Monday.
Dec. 30, 2013
Water Poverty Is A Crisis For Navajo Communities
During the season of giving we hear a lot about the small gifts that can help people in third world countries. Buy a goat, feed family in Nepal. Donate money for tree seedlings, help farmers in India.
Dec. 30, 2013
Officers Arrest More Than 3,000 Since Thanksgiving
DUI patrols are trained to detect those impaired by either drugs or alcohol.
Dec. 30, 2013
Group Seeks To Prove Driver’s License Denial To Dreamers Is Motivated By Discrimination
Those challenging the state’s denial of driver’s licenses to “dreamers” are asking for internal documents and testimony, possibly from Governor Brewer, in their legal fight to prove her actions illegal.
Dec. 30, 2013
Tipsy Tow Program Offers To Bring Inebriated People And Their Cars Home
Tipsy Tow runs from 6pm on New Year’s Eve to 6am New Year’s Day.
Dec. 30, 2013

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