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Changes Coming After Phoenix Police Officer Shooting Study
Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams says she’s committed to following nine recommendations from an outside group that studied her officers’ actions.
Apr. 19, 2019
Report: New NAFTA Would Bring Growth, Employment Gains
If enacted, the renegotiated NAFTA deal could grow the U.S. economy and bring modest jumps in employment, according to a new report from the U.S. International Trade Commission.
Apr. 19, 2019
Biodiversity Roadmap Calls For Conserving Ecosystems To Save The World
The Paris Agreement helped steer nations around the world away from a carbon cliff. But a paper in the journal “Science Advances” argues it will be a dead end unless nations also preserve Earth’s ecosystems.
Apr. 19, 2019
Scottsdale CC Series Shines Light On Genocides Of The Past, Present And Future
Scottsdale Community College is wrapping up a series of events and discussions for its seventh annual Genocide Awareness Week.
Few Remaining Arizona Holocaust Survivors Gather In Scottsdale To 'Never Forget'
Apr. 19, 2019
The Takeaway: The Mueller Report Is Not The End, It
It’s been a long (almost) two years but the Special Counsel’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, possible coordination between the Trump Campaign and Russia, and obstruction of justice has reached its final culmination. The redacted report was released on Thursday.
Apr. 19, 2019
Maricopa County Is Fastest Growing, But Planners Expecting More
Maricopa County is the country’s fastest growing county. Between 2017 and 2018, the county added more than 81,000 residents. That brings Maricopa County’s population up to more than 4.4 million, which makes it the fourth most populous county in the U.S.
Apr. 19, 2019
How Much Does Our DNA Affect Who We Are?
How much are we our DNA? And how much does heredity have to do with just our genetics? Those are among the questions Carl Zimmer explores in his new book. Zimmer writes the “Matter” column for the New York Times and is the author of "She Has Her Mother’s Laugh: The Powers, Perversions and Potential of Heredity."
Apr. 19, 2019
Maricopa County Attorney Responds To LUCHA Protests
On Thursday, The Show spoke with a representative of activist group LUCHA (Living United for Change) about their protest outside of the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office this week. They say the office is a major factor in Arizona’s fourth-highest incarceration rate.
Apr. 19, 2019
What Does It Mean To Rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral?
In the wake of the massive fire that destroyed much of the iconic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris earlier this week, a debate has emerged about what it means to rebuild it authentically.
Apr. 19, 2019
Phoenix Approves Central Station Development
The Phoenix City Council this week narrowly approved a more than $230 million development project at Central Station. But some critics have complained the housing options do not include enough affordable and workforce housing.
Apr. 19, 2019
Tucson Mayoral Race Begins With A Democratic Debate
The race to succeed Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild is beginning to ramp up.
Apr. 19, 2019
Are Vaccine Mandates On The Horizon?
This week, New York City declared a public health emergency associated with a measles outbreak, and mandatory vaccinations have been called for. However, five parents filed a lawsuit against the city’s department of health, claiming it had gone too far in requiring vaccinations.
Apr. 19, 2019
ASU Discovers Secret About A Revolutionary War General
General Casimir Pulaski came to America from Poland to fight alongside George Washington in the War of Independence and was known as the father of American cavalry. And now, an ASU professor and his colleague have uncovered a long-held secret about the general.
Apr. 19, 2019
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KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discussed the week in news with pollster Mike O'Neil and Barrett Marson of Marson Media.
Apr. 19, 2019
To An Outsider, No Obvious Signs Of An Emergency Unfolding In Yuma
Months after President Donald Trump declared an emergency on the U.S.-Mexico border, the mayor of Yuma has officially joined in. Douglas Nicholls, a Republican, sounded the alarm this week when the area’s only shelter was already packed with migrants and Border Patrol planned to drop more off. The mayor says he took action to prevent a large homeless population in the city and to protect its residents.
Apr. 19, 2019
Oversight Committee Meets To Review Death Penalty Case Load
A committee that reviews death penalty cases in Arizona met in Phoenix on Thursday to recommend future policy changes for the State Bar of Arizona and the Arizona Supreme Court.
Apr. 18, 2019
Partial Revival Of Dead Pig Brains Raises Ethical Questions
A system that can restore some brain cell function in pigs hours after death has further blurred the border between life and death, raising numerous ethical questions. The research suggests the chain of brain-cell destruction initiated by oxygen loss might not occur as rapidly, or irreversibly, as once thought.
Apr. 18, 2019
EV Water Utilities Negotiating Potential Interconnection
The town of Queen Creek is negotiating with an interim manager of troubled water utility Johnson Utilities to prepare for increasing water demands from customers this summer.
Apr. 18, 2019
Maricopa County Is The 4th Most Populous County
According to the U.S. Census data, Maricopa County grew by 81,000 people in 2018 — the top figure in the nation. That’s the highest growth in the country, and double that of Clark County, Nevada, which was second on the list.
Apr. 18, 2019
Device Created To Determine The Age Of Bruises
Students and professors at the University of Arizona have designed a device to measure the age of bruises. The idea for the technology came from Dr. Dale Woodridge while working on child abuse cases. After more testing, he hopes to distribute the portable, non-invasive device to medical facilities.
Apr. 18, 2019

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