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The Arizona Charter Schools Association found that nearly 9 in 10 of the candidates who responded said they rank K-12 education as their first or second priority, more than 80 percent of candidates believe that parents should be able to choose what school is best for their children.
Aug. 8, 2016
The new school year means more money for teachers in the Tempe Elementary School District, thanks to voters approving Prop 123. The ten-year plan calls for distributing about $3.5 billion dollars, largely from the state’s land trust, to school districts which decide how to spend the money.
Aug. 8, 2016
Representatives from five local companies are taking part in a nationally recognized program that connects businesses with coaches to develop and deliver a plan to export their products.
Aug. 8, 2016
Vistors look at cases at the Pioneer Telephone Museum
Our relationship with the telephone is changing. Quickly. There are now more cellphones than people in the United States. But as we race toward an all-digital, all-wireless future, there’s still one place in Phoenix that celebrates old-school telephonic technology.
Aug. 8, 2016
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has enacted regulations of tobacco products nationwide to include e-cigarettes, hookah and cigars. The new rules will take a toll on local vape organizations.
Aug. 8, 2016
Drummer Billy Cobham has played professionally for nearly 50 years and with some of the most famous and talented jazz musicians in history, including Miles Davis and the Mahavishnu Orchestra.
Aug. 5, 2016
Arizona State, by itself, will have either current student-athletes or former Sun Devils representing more than a dozen nations—including the U.S.
Aug. 5, 2016
New messages and new technology are coming our way to help cut electricity use during peak demand periods. KJZZ Business Correspondent Christina Estes shares some of the ways companies are trying to change our behavior.
Aug. 5, 2016
Arizona Capitol building
Like wine? Neighborhood potlucks? Come Saturday, you should be able to get more of both. That's the day most laws passed during the last legislative session that didn't have a specific date to go into effect.
Aug. 5, 2016
If you’re a registered independent on the Permanent Early Voting List, you may be wondering where your early ballot is—14 percent of independents on the list received ballots this week.
Aug. 5, 2016
In a ruling on Thursday, the FCC raised the caps on rates phone companies can charge to connect incarcerated individuals with people on the outside.
Aug. 5, 2016
health
Earlier this summer, the Arizona Medical Association called for an investigation into the Phoenix med school, after a number of senior managers, including the school’s dean, left. Regent Ram Krishna chairs the Health Affairs Committee and spoke with The Show.
Aug. 5, 2016
Gold King Post Mine discharge
Friday marked the one year anniversary of the Gold King Mine spill that dumped 3 million gallons of toxic sludge into the Animus River in Colorado. While the water has been declared safe enough to again irrigate crops, Scott Smith of the non-profit group Water Defense says the river beds still contain toxicity.
Aug. 5, 2016
Arizona Sen. John McCain joined KJZZ for an interview in the midst of one of the more bizarre weeks in the history of political campaigns. He talked about Donald Trump, immigration reform, the open Supreme Court seat and his future in the Senate.
Aug. 5, 2016
Beginning Saturday, cities and towns in Arizona will no longer be able to ban homeowners from listing their property on vacation rental websites like AirBnb. The regulation is one of hundreds of new state laws set to go into effect this weekend.
Aug. 5, 2016
After 11 years, the City of Phoenix will start accepting applications for its Section 8 housing wait list on Monday. There are concerns among some advocacy groups that people with disabilities, and those with limited English proficiency, could face discrimination.
Aug. 5, 2016
OSIRIS-REx in the clean room
It's 34 days until the scheduled launch of the University of Arizona-led OSIRIS-REx asteroid sample-return mission and the scientists heading the mission are getting excited.
Aug. 5, 2016
The United States and Mexico recently unveiled a new test program that has shortened wait times for commercial shipping trucks at ports of entry along the Arizona-Mexico border. The program is already reducing wait times from hours to minutes.
Aug. 5, 2016
Most of the water has been absorbed by the ground says an official with the Maricopa County Flood Control District.
Aug. 5, 2016
When Tempe’s housing authority last opened its waitlist to low income families and individuals over a year ago, more than 7,000 people applied.
Aug. 5, 2016

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