Many rural school districts in Arizona are losing students, which means they’re also losing state funding. Numbers compiled by the Arizona School Boards Association find counties with declining enrollment have lost more than $13 million since 2015.
Donna Rossi has been a fixture on TV news in Arizona for three decades. She’s worked in Flagstaff, Tucson and in Phoenix at CBS5, and has covered every major story in our state in that time. And, last week, she announced her retirement.
Arizona doesn’t have a huge Asian-American population, but the current political cycle features four candidates with that background. Three of them are Democrats: congressional candidates Dr. Hiral Tipirneni and Anita Malik, and state House candidate Amish Shah. The fourth is longtime Republican state lawmaker Kimberly Yee, who is running for state treasurer.
The U.S. Veterans Affairs Department’s Inspector General is accusing Secretary David Shulkin of misusing public money, and his chief of staff of doctoring an email to justify a trip Shulkin and his wife took to Europe. The Inspector General’s report, released on Wednesday, also accuses Shulkin of improperly accepting gifts on that trip.
Arizona’s Independent Redistricting Commission would be expanded — and state lawmakers would be able to ask voters to overrule the maps the commission drew, under a measure moving through the state Legislature this week.
What is love? Infidelity is widespread, and half of first-time American marriages end in divorce before the 20 year mark. So Science Vs asks: have we been lied to by our love songs? Click here to listen to the full episode.
It just takes a quick scroll through Facebook to know what your friends were up to on Valentine’s Day. What you likely didn’t see was a giddy post about garbage. Unless, of course, you’re friends with KJZZ’s Stina Sieg.