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Falling Vaccination Coverage Worries Public Health Officials
For the second year in a row, the number of Arizona children claiming vaccination exemptions rose.
Jul. 6, 2018
Exhibit Celebrating Female Artists Opens At Phoenix Art Museum
The Phoenix Art Museum has a new exhibition opening Friday, but it’s not bringing in a new collection or artist.
Jul. 6, 2018
ASU Student Interns In D.C. With Program
Though debate has swelled in recent years over unpaid internships for college students, a lot of opportunities for students looking to get some experience on Capitol Hill still fall squarely in that category.
Jul. 6, 2018
Birth Rates Plunge In Arizona
The birth rate in Arizona has taken a plunge over the past decade or so. Last year, there were nearly 81,000 births here while in 2007, there were about 103,000.
Jul. 6, 2018
KJZZ
Former Tempe Mayor Hugh Hallman and Karl Gentles, partner at Goode Wright Gentles, joined The Show to talk about the petition signatures being turned in for a number of Arizona ballot measures, as well as the U.S. Senate race in the state.
Jul. 6, 2018
Black Lives Matter Leader Concerned About Police Approach To Community
Thursday night, in its final meeting before a summer break, the Phoenix City Council approved new funding related to the police department.
Jul. 6, 2018
Arizona Elections 2018: Kyrsten Sinema - U.S. Senate
As we head toward Arizona’s August primary elections, we’re inviting in the candidates running in contested races to talk about why they’re running and some of the key issues in their contests.
Jul. 6, 2018
Which AZ Ballot Measures Made The Deadline?
On Thursday Arizona saw a string of press conferences and watched as box after box full of petitions were unloaded at the state Capitol.
Jul. 6, 2018
Marijuana Legalization Doesn
Arizonans aren't going to get a chance to decide whether they want to legalize recreational use of marijuana, at least not this year.
Jul. 6, 2018
Goddard
Organizers of the "Outlaw Dirty Money" campaign, lead by former Attorney General Terry Goddard, submitted more than 285,000 signatures Thursday to put the issue to voters. That's only about 25,000 more than need to be found valid to have the constitutional amendment on the Nov. 6 ballot.
Jul. 6, 2018
The Takeaway: As Distrust Grows, Who
100 years after America entered onto the world stage in World War I, our global prominence, and our domestic leadership, is being increasingly questioned.
Jul. 6, 2018
Corp Comm Director Quits Over Conflict Of Interest Concerns
The executive director of the Arizona Corporation Commission is out after utility regulators found out that his wife is working, at least indirectly, for Arizona Public Service. Ted Vogt quit Thursday ahead of a meeting to discuss possible conflict of interest.
Jul. 6, 2018
An Obstacle Of Recycled Water: Ick Factor
Communities in some very dry states have had to get creative, sometimes purifying sewage into drinking water. More western cities are beginning to get on board, too. But there’s a problem.
Jul. 6, 2018
Phoenix OKs Study Into Officer-Involved Shootings
On Thursday, the Phoenix City Council approved entering into an agreement with the National Police Foundation to study officer-involved shootings. There have been 28 officer-involved shootings in Phoenix so far this year.
Jul. 6, 2018
Phoenix Approves Dockless Bike-Share Program
Starting July 30, Phoenix will launch a dockless bike share program, generally allowing users to leave bikes anywhere after they’re done riding them, but Phoenix has also set limits.
Jul. 6, 2018
Phase Two Of Mexican Tariffs Hits U.S. Exports
About a month ago, president Donald Trump placed tariffs on imported aluminum and steel coming from several countries. One of the affected nations was Mexico, which reacted by imposing tariffs to some American products.
Jul. 6, 2018
CDC Studies Heat Stress Limits For Outdoor Workers
A new study from the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention suggests guidelines may need to be revised to protect outdoor workers from heat.
Jul. 6, 2018
 Invest In Ed Turns In Hundreds Of Thousands Of Signatures
A proposal to increase taxes on Arizona’s wealthiest residents to generate more funding for public education may be headed to the November ballot. Supporters of the Invest in Education Act needed 150,000 certified signatures. They turned in nearly twice that many.
What Will Arizona Voters See On Their November Ballots?
Jul. 5, 2018
Arizona National Guard Deploying Lone Infantry Battalion
The Arizona National Guard’s only infantry battalion is being deployed overseas for the first time in 10 years. Approximately 400 Arizona National Guard soldiers will be deployed overseas for “Operation Spartan Shield.” The operation is headquartered in Kuwait.
Jul. 5, 2018
Renewable Energy Advocates Deliver Petitions For Ballot Initiative
Renewable-energy advocates dropped off over 480,000 signatures Thursday in hopes of requiring Arizona’s electric utilities to acquire at least half of their power from solar, wind, biomass and other renewable sources by 2030.
Jul. 5, 2018

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