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A judge has finished hearing arguments in a case challenging a recent APS rate increase. The complaint was filed earlier this year and argues ratepayers’ bills went up more than advertised by the utility.
Oct. 2, 2018
Do Protests Influence Election Results?
Political protests have been especially intense since President Trump took office, with the most recent being focused on the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh. But are protests sustainable, and do they end up influencing election results?
Oct. 2, 2018
Decision On Uranium Mining A Win For Environmental Groups
The U.S. Supreme Court has let stand a Ninth Circuit ruling that keeps in place a 20-year ban on uranium mining around Grand Canyon National Park.
Oct. 2, 2018
Domestic Violence Exists Where Controlling Power Exists
Maricopa County Attorney partners with New Life Center to warn Arizonans domestic violence has a ripple effect on the kids.
Oct. 2, 2018
Record October Rain Brings Flooding To Phoenix Area
More than an inch of rain fell on Tuesday morning in Central Phoenix — and Austin Jamison, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Phoenix, says we’ll continue to have a very wet morning commute.
Oct. 2, 2018
Flake: It
Senator Jeff Flake explained to a crowd in Boston why he pushed for an FBI investigation into allegations against Kavanaugh.
Oct. 2, 2018
The Takeaway: Government Increasingly Uses Tent Cities As Number Of Migrant Kids In Custody Surge
As the federal government grapples with record numbers of migrant children in its custody, it's relying increasingly on tent encampments.
Oct. 2, 2018
The Takeaway: 300 Students Killed By The Government — Mexico
Today, October 2 marks the 50th anniversary of the 1968 Tlatelolco Massacre — an event that has marked and shaped Mexican history for the decades since.
Oct. 2, 2018
Q&AZ: Where Did The Recovery Devices On Gas Station Nozzles Go?
Gas stations pumps across the United States used to have rubber boots on the nozzles. KJZZ listener Tom Kovacevich noticed the absence and asked about it via Q&AZ. In 2012, the EPA issued updated rulings on vapor recovery devices, calling the rubber boots redundant.
Oct. 2, 2018
Student Massacre In Mexico Classified As State Crime 50 Years Later
Every October the second, thousands rally in Mexico City to remember a massacre in 1968. Fifty years later, the Mexican government admits it was a State crime. But some questions remain.
Oct. 1, 2018
New Report Calls For Arizona Juvenile Court Changes
It’s been over 50 years since a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision that originated in Arizona gave juveniles the same due-process under the law as adults. But juvenile justice in Arizona may still have unequal representation.
Oct. 1, 2018
Alcohol-Related Violations Decrease On Main UA Campus
The University of Arizona has released its federally-required annual “Campus Safety, Security and Fire Report” detailing a wide variety of crimes on all its campuses.
Oct. 1, 2018
New Trade Agreement In The Region Raises The Bar In Mexico
Canada finally agreed to sign a revised free trade agreement with Mexico and the United States. In the next months, the governments from the three countries will have to revise it and, if accepted, ratify it.
Oct. 1, 2018
U.S. Supreme Court Won
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a case that challenged a uranium mining ban on land surrounding Grand Canyon National Park. In 2012 the Obama administration banned new mining claims on 1 million acres outside the national park.
Oct. 1, 2018
Survey: LGBT Elders Face More Hurdles As They Age
Being diagnosed with dementia can present a number of challenges. But a new study by the LGBT advocacy group SAGE and the Alzheimer’s Association found that LGBT elders could face even more hurdles as they age.
Oct. 1, 2018
Q&AZ: Why Did Goodyear Tire Company Come To Arizona?
Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company came to Arizona to grow its own long staple cotton, which was more difficult to get in the late 1910s.
Oct. 1, 2018
$30M ASU Gift Starts Community Investment Program In Maryvale
The city of Phoenix is divided into 15 different villages. Now, one of the largest gifts ever made to Arizona State University will help the school focus on the largest village — Maryvale. ASU's public policy school is being renamed the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions, following a $30 million gift.
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Oct. 1, 2018
Water Thieves Of The West Take Notice: This Sheriff’s Deputy Is Watching
It’s been a hot, dry summer in the Southwest. In farming communities near the Four Corners, water supplies are scarce. And during dry times like these, some people are willing to do just about anything to get more of it - including stealing it. Meet the man who’s tasked with tracking them down. He’s known as “the water sheriff.”
Oct. 1, 2018
Some Men Feel Left Out Of Society In #MeToo Era
The #MeToo movement has shed a light on the experiences of millions of women in the United States, but there is another side to the story, according to Andrew Yarrow. Yarrow spent the last two years talking to hundreds of men who he said are being left out of modern American society.
Oct. 1, 2018
More International Visitors Coming To U.S.
Slightly more international visitors came to the United States in 2017 than the year before. Specifically, there was a 0.7 percent increase from 2016. The biggest gains were from countries including South Korea and Brazil and there was a drop in the number of visitors coming from Mexico.
Oct. 1, 2018

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