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Arizona Storytellers: Seth Fox
Seth Fox grew up in a small town in Nebraska. As a child he was obsessed with the movie "Annie," and he loved Boy George and the kids at his school thought he was weird. In high school he met a guy named Chad, who also didn't really fit in. As Fox put it, he had found his fellow weirdo and was delighted.
Sep. 12, 2018
AZ AG Investigating Search Engine Fraud
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has launched an investigation into search engine companies for possible consumer fraud.
Sep. 12, 2018
Attorneys Seek To Overturn Edible Marijuana Ruling
Attorneys for a medical marijuana patient are asking the Arizona Supreme Court to consider their argument that there is no difference between edibles, liquids and dried leaves.
Sep. 12, 2018
Court: TUSD Has Mostly Fulfilled Terms In Desegregation Case
A federal court has found that the Tucson Unified School District has mostly fulfilled a 2013 consent decree to resolve a decades-long battle to end racial disparity.
Sep. 12, 2018
AZ Governor
A 2015 law makes it much harder for candidates of recognized minor parties to actually get their names on the general election ballot, whether through petitions or write-in votes.
Sep. 12, 2018
Changing Woman, Part 5: The Healer
Like thousands of other Navajos, Haley Laughter was raised Mormon and had to seek out her people’s spiritual teachings. Today, she bridges that cultural gap that so many young Navajos are trying to leap across. This is the fifth episode of "Changing Woman," and today's lesson is: "You are sacred."
Part One | Part Two | Part Three | Part Four | Part Five | Hear The Podcast
Sep. 12, 2018
Corp Comm Ruling Reduces Incentive for New TEP Solar
Critics say the ruling will reduce the incentives solar had provided ratepayers and could cause the industry to collapse, according to reporting by the Arizona Daily Star. The new rate plan, approved by a 3-2 vote, only applies to new solar customers.
Sep. 12, 2018
Phoenix Rescue Team Sent To NC For Hurricane
Seventeen years ago, Arizona sent an elite search-and-rescue team to New York after the 9/11 terror attack left the World Trade Center’s towers in rubble. That same crew is going to North Carolina for the hurricane effort.
Sep. 11, 2018
Lawyer: Pima Justice Of Peace Indicted On Tax Charges
A lawyer representing Pima County Justice of Peace Keith Bee says his client has been indicted on federal charges of filing false statements on his business' tax returns.
Sep. 11, 2018
AZ Groups Partner To Put New Tech Into Thinning Forests
The more coniferous trees there are, the less healthy the forest, and the higher likelihood of a nasty wildfire.
Sep. 11, 2018
Q&AZ: Is South Mountain Park The Country
KJZZ listener Chris McCormack was curious to know more about Phoenix’s South Mountain Preserve and asked us to investigate through our reporting project Q&AZ.
Sep. 11, 2018
How Will Nike
Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick — who helped ignite President Trump’s battle with the NFL over the National Anthem — has returned to the public square with a new ad campaign from Nike.
Sep. 11, 2018
Charter Schools Board OKs Sale That Could Net State Rep $30M
In a unanimous vote, the Arizona State Board for Charter Schools board approved the transfer of a for-profit charter-school chain to a new non-profit organization on Monday.
Sep. 11, 2018
Digging Into Tales Of Arizona
Tell someone you’re from Arizona when you’re outside of the southwest and you might get questions about where your cowboy hat is or if the OK Corral was real. That Old West lore still runs pretty strong — even here in our state.
Sep. 11, 2018
Chronic School Absence In Arizona Among Highest In U.S.
More than 8 million kids in K-12 schools were chronically absent during the 2015-2016 school year. That’s about 15 percent of students. Here in Arizona, those numbers were even higher.
Sep. 11, 2018
Center For The Political Future Wants To Advance
It’s become clearer to many that the current political system isn’t set up to reward compromise or crossing the aisle. Instead, the system is as much about winning and losing as possible. And that has dramatically permeated what occurs behind the scenes.
Sep. 11, 2018
Companies Enacting
In the #MeToo era, companies are starting to look at a firm’s history with sexual harassment before completing sales or mergers.
Sep. 11, 2018
What Exercises Are Best For Mental Health?
It seems intuitive that exercising makes us healthier in more ways than one — that when our bodies are healthy, so are our minds.
Sep. 11, 2018
Barrow Institute Gets Grant To Study Brain Cancers
Barrow Neurological Institute just got a chunk of money — $50 million — to launch a new center to study brain cancers like glioblastoma. That's the same disease that took the life of Sen. John McCain.
Sep. 11, 2018
Southwest Key Worker Convicted As Investigation Continues
A former employee of Southwest Key Programs has been convicted of sex crimes against the undocumented kids he once served. On Friday, a jury found 25-year-old Levian Pacheco guilty of 10 charges after a short trial in federal court.
Sep. 11, 2018

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