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ADOT Honors Late Arizona Sen. John McCain
The message "Country First. Rest In Peace, Senator McCain: now appears on most statewide electronic billboards, according to an ADOT spokesperson.
Aug. 29, 2018
AZ Primary Upsets Between Challengers, Incumbents
There were a lot of very interesting results from Tuesday's primary — including some surprises and statewide incumbents losing to challengers. We’ll be touching on some of those.
Aug. 29, 2018
Who Is To Blame For Phoenix-Area Polling Place Problems?
Polling place issues was one of the big stories during Tuesday's primary elections. During the afternoon, Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes asked the Board of Supervisors to consider asking for an extension of voting hours. That request was denied.
Aug. 29, 2018
Phoenix Voters Approve 6 Ballot Propositions
City of Phoenix voters said “yes” to six propositions on the ballot on Tuesday, but on a ballot where one side had a list of names and political parties and the other side had long lines of fine print, it might be a mystery as to what citizens actually voted for.
Aug. 29, 2018
Mesa Police Beating Raises Questions About Excessive Force
A Mesa police officer accused of beating an unarmed man in May should not face criminal charges. That’s the conclusion from an outside investigation completed by the Scottsdale Police Department earlier this week.
Aug. 29, 2018
Monsoon Stories: How The Storms Tickle Our Senses
The monsoon storms in the Valley bring walls of dust then sheets of rain. And then comes the smell. It’s like the whole desert takes a deep breath and opens up. The distinct smell of creosote fills the air.
Aug. 29, 2018
Arizonans Gather At Capitol To Remember Sen. John McCain
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, former Sen. Jon Kyl, Sen. Jeff Flake and Father Edward Reese all spoke at the memorial held in the Capitol Rotunda. The Capitol opened to the public just before 1 p.m., about an hour earlier than scheduled.
Video: Memorial | Special Coverage: Remembering The Life Of Sen. McCain
Aug. 29, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: Why Not All Praise Is Created Equal
Praise always feels good to hear, but not all praise motivates us to try new things, challenge ourselves or deal with failure. In this episode of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke discuss how to praise in a productive and meaningful way.
Aug. 29, 2018
The Takeaway: Inside The Fight To Reunite Families Separated At The U.S. Border
More than a month has passed since the government was supposed to reunify all the kids and parents it had separated at the U.S. border earlier this year, as part of the Trump Administration's zero tolerance policy.
Aug. 29, 2018
Some River Rafting Companies Are Going With The Low-Flow
Colorado is called “the mother of rivers” for a reason: it’s one of the most popular states for river rafting in the country. But like the rest of our region, unprecedented growth, a changing climate, drought, and wildfires are taking their toll on this multi-million-dollar industry.
Aug. 29, 2018
Arizona Primary Election Coverage
Arizona’s U.S. Senate and governor match-ups are set. Plus, there will be a new secretary of state and likely a new schools chief. Get complete primary election coverage.
Aug. 29, 2018
Don Shooter, Ousted After #MeToo, Loses Primary
Former Arizona State Representative Don Shooter made international headlines as the first state lawmaker ousted after the #MeToo Movement. Tuesday night he lost his primary bid for a state Senate seat.
Aug. 29, 2018
KJZZ Special Coverage: Arizona
Tuesday was a busy primary day across Arizona — and one of the key issues were problems at some Phoenix-area polling places and frustrated voters. Analysts Hugh Hallman, attorney and former Tempe mayor, and John MacDonald, of Policy AZ, also weighed in on primary day.
Aug. 28, 2018
Trial Starts For Former Shelter Worker Accused Of Molesting Migrant Teens
Trial started Tuesday in federal court in Phoenix for a former youth-care worker accused of sex crimes at a shelter for young migrants in Mesa.
Aug. 28, 2018
Sonoran Gov. Supports Special Border Zone
The governor of Sonora, Mexico, says a special border zone would bring economic development to the region. Arizona leaders are interested in the idea, but say they need more details.
Aug. 28, 2018
Arizona Prepares To Honor McCain
Arizona is preparing to honor the late Sen. John McCain. Memorial services will be held at the Arizona Capitol in Phoenix on Wednesday where McCain will lie in state.
Aug. 28, 2018
Mesa Creates New Law To Regulate Electronic Recycling Kiosks
Mesa city council approved an ordinance Monday regulating a new type of business that offers cash for old electronics.
Aug. 28, 2018
U.S., Mexico Officials May Sign Trade Deal Without Canada
Top U.S. and Mexico officials are leaving room for a trade agreement that would exclude Canada.
Aug. 28, 2018
Family Accuses Eloy For Child
Lawyers for a Guatemalan mother said Tuesday they are planning to sue the city of Eloy, Ariz., over the death of a 19-month-old baby who died, they said, after she’d grown ill inside a ICE facility last May.
Aug. 28, 2018
Is The Open Floor Plan All It
Kate Wagner, the author the architecture blog McMansion Hell, wants to end the tyranny of open concepts.
Aug. 28, 2018

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