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Phil Boas
Now we’re going to check in with the Editorial Board of The Arizona Republic. Late last week, U.S. Sen. John McCain was admitted to Walter Reed Medical Center for a viral infection. He will be in Arizona this week to celebrate Christmas with his family. But speculation was rampant as recently as Saturday that McCain wouldn’t survive this latest health challenge.
Dec. 18, 2017
Thomas Fire
The Thomas Fire in California has burned more than 400,000 acres, and the long-reaching environmental impact is still to be figured out. Short-term, though, we know that air pollution is terrible. And climate in the immediate area has been unpredictable.
Dec. 18, 2017
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The Arizona Agriculture Department has announced livestock officers are carrying Narcan, a drug that reverses opioid overdoses.
Dec. 18, 2017
Thomas Fire
A fire that broke out two weeks ago is still threatening thousands of homes in Southern California. Six more fire trucks from Arizona were dispatched Saturday, bringing the total to 168 Arizona firefighters in California right now.
Dec. 18, 2017
Arizona Border
The number of people who die trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border is far higher than the Border Patrol reports, according to a new investigation by the USA Today Network.
Dec. 18, 2017
The race to succeed U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake in Arizona’s delegation is still wide open. At this point, former state Sen. Kelli Ward is the most well-known candidate by virtue of her losing race against U.S. Sen. John McCain in 2016.
Dec. 18, 2017
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There are fewer death sentences being handed out now than a couple of decades ago. A new book suggests we may we witnessing the death of the death penalty.
Dec. 18, 2017
It’s been about three months since Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, and parts of the island still do not have the power back on. Salt River Project has sent workers to help change that.
Dec. 18, 2017
BBC Look-ahead
Vice President Mike Pence will be in the Middle East this week, days after President Trump announced the U.S. would officially recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. That’s just one of the big international stories we’re keeping an eye on this week — here for a look at them is the BBC’s Pooneh Ghoddoosi.
Dec. 18, 2017
Thomas Fire
The fires in Southern California have been burning close to LA, with video showing flames on the sides of the freeway on the road to the airport. Does that foreshadow anything for the Valley going forward?
Dec. 18, 2017
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Happy holidays from KJZZ and NPR! Enjoy these free printable cards for that public radio fan in your life.
Dec. 18, 2017
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Of the 26 million businesses in 2014, 95 percent were pass-throughs.
Dec. 18, 2017
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Policy analysts at the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) were given a list of seven “forbidden” words to avoid when presenting their budget proposals.
Dec. 18, 2017
Arizona Corporation Commission
Arizona utility regulators are exploring ramping up the use of forest biomass for power.
Dec. 18, 2017
John McCain
A viral infection complicates Arizona Sen. John McCain's battle against brain cancer, but doctors assure he is responding positively to cancer treatment.
Dec. 18, 2017
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The wave of sexual harassment cases across the country has put the office holiday party on notice.
Dec. 18, 2017
California condor chick
No one hunts the California Condor, one of the largest flying birds in the world. But the endangered bird has a problem only hunters can solve.
Dec. 18, 2017
Gila Topminnow
The endangered Gila topminnow has reappeared in the Santa Cruz River northwest of Tucson. The native species was discovered during an annual fish survey in November.
Dec. 18, 2017
An Arizona lawmaker wants to give immunity to those who call 911 to report a drug overdose.
Dec. 18, 2017
ADOT crews are moving eastbound traffic into new lanes of Interstate 10 at Ina Road
Dec. 18, 2017

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