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Maricopa County Has Worst Ozone Pollution In Years
Public health officials say the Valley's experiencing some of the worst ozone pollution in years.
Aug. 22, 2018
Colorado River Indian Tribes Get Money In Deal To Fallow Farmland
The Colorado River Indian Tribes in western Arizona announced a new plan to fallow farmland and store water in Lake Mead.
Aug. 22, 2018
Q&AZ: Why Is There A Law Against Drinking Gray Water In AZ?
The waste water from your shower, washing machine and bathrooms sinks is known as “gray water,” and in January the rules on how to reuse this water changed.
Aug. 22, 2018
Campus Fire Closes Scottsdale School
Navajo Elementary School is closed after overnight fire damages building at center of classrooms.
Aug. 22, 2018
Money Rolling In For Arizona Candidates, Ballot Measures
Money is rolling in for both Arizona candidates and ballot measures in advance of next week’s primary, and November’s general election. In some cases, there’s a lot of money rolling in.
Aug. 22, 2018
Republicans Silent After Manafort, Cohen Case Outcomes
When it comes to presidential scandals, the Trump administration is not the first to weather storms. Republicans, both hardcore supporters and those who have pushed back in the past like Sen. Jeff Flake, remained largely silent.
Aug. 22, 2018
Book Explores The History Of The Political Attack Ad
The political ads we’ve gotten so used to invading our space wouldn’t have been possible without a ground-breaker from President Lyndon Johnson’s 1964 campaign against Arizona Sen. Barry Goldwater.
Aug. 22, 2018
What To Expect From The Tuft & Needle Merger
A Phoenix-based mattress industry disruptor is merging with a long-running powerhouse competitor. Tuft & Needle will combine with Serta Simmons Bedding to form SSB. Tuft and Needle co-founder JT Marino says the new company will affect the industry in a dramatic way.
Aug. 22, 2018
Nuro Driverless Vehicles Will Deliver Groceries
The driverless vehicle startup has partnered with Kroger and will be offering a pilot project at a Fry’s store in Scottsdale for autonomous grocery delivery.
Aug. 22, 2018
What
Maricopa County is growing, as is discussion about sustainability and trying to mitigate the impacts of summer heat. County Supervisor Steve Chucri has been talking and writing about this, and he joined The Show to share what prompted him to address issue.
Aug. 22, 2018
Heat May Affect Our Food Cravings
According to a recent study, the summer heat can actually turn you into a food-crazed monster, especially foods that you don’t have to cook in a hot kitchen.
Aug. 22, 2018
Arizona, Sonora Officials Talk Economic Development
Elected officials in Arizona and Sonora got together Tuesday in Phoenix, to talk about cross-border economic development opportunities. The meeting of the Ari-Son Mega-region was the first since recent elections in Mexico.
Aug. 22, 2018
Critics Say Ducey Dodging Gun Safety Discussion
Ducey's critics have noticed he has not accepted invitations to debate pressing topics like school safety and gun control.
Aug. 22, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: DNA Testing And Psychology
As humans we like to categorize, and with services like Ancestry.com and 23 and Me, we have new ways to figure out where we fit and where we don't. But what can we really find out that we don't already know?
Aug. 22, 2018
The Takeaway: Crimes Of The President
On Tuesday afternoon, Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to several charges and his attorney tweeted explicitly that Donald Trump directed him to commit a crime. Manafort was also found guilty on eight counts of tax and bank fraud.
Aug. 22, 2018
The Takeaway: Iraqis Who Aided The U.S. Military Are Being Denied Refugee Status In America
Since day one, the United States invasion and occupation of Iraq has been dependent on Iraqis to act as interpreters and guides. The job has come with considerable risk, especially in the wake of ISIS, who put targets on anyone associated with American organizations or military.
Aug. 22, 2018
Second Solar Power Plant Coming Navajo Nation
The Navajo Nation is expanding their solar power plant and expects it to generate 27.3 megawatts of renewable energy by June 2019.
Aug. 22, 2018
American Airline Announces Daily Phoenix To London Flights
American Airlines will offer daily, non-stop flights between Phoenix and London starting at the end of March. This will be the second airline to fly between the two cities.
Aug. 22, 2018
Q&AZ: What Is The Impact Of Charitable Tax Credits In Arizona?
When you donate to certain charities, you can claim a tax credit on your Arizona tax return. KJZZ listener Willie Leonard was wondering about the impact of those donations — and he asked us to find out via Q&AZ.
Q&AZ: Ask A Question About Arizona
Aug. 22, 2018
Battle Over Renewable Energy Ballot Measure Getting Expensive
New reports filed with the Arizona Secretary of State's Office shows that the initiative, Clean Energy for a Healthy Arizona, has collected nearly $8 million. And almost every penny of that has come from a political action committee set up by California billionaire Tom Steyer.
Aug. 22, 2018

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