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Ducey Vetoes Per Diem Pay Increase For Lawmakers
Arizona lawmakers won't be getting a sharp increase in their living allowances, at least not this year, and not next year either.
June 9, 2019
Woodbury Fire Burning 500 Acres Near Superior
A blaze named the Woodbury Fire is burning an area of 500 acres five miles northwest of Superior. Carrie Templin with the U.S. Forest Service detailed some of the vegetation the fire may affect.
June 9, 2019
Mountain Fire Near Cave Creek Now 50 Percent Contained
The Mountain Fire, burning just to the northeast of metro Phoenix in Tonto National Forest, is now spread over an area of just over 7,200 acres. The fire is believed to be human-caused.
June 8, 2019
Arizona Hepatitis A Outbreak Breaks The 350 Mark
The Arizona Department of Health Services is reporting an outbreak of Hepatitis A has impacted eight counties across Arizona since November.
June 8, 2019
Federal Judge Throws Out Don Shooter
A federal judge late Friday threw out charges by former state Rep. Don Shooter that his civil rights were violated by an investigation that resulted in his ouster last year from the state House.
June 8, 2019
President Trump Calls Off Threats To Impose Tariffs On Mexico
Many border businesses breathed a sigh of relief after President Donald Trump’s Friday afternoon tweets announcing tariffs would not be imposed on Mexican imports. In the tweets, Trump said "the tariffs scheduled to be implemented by the U.S. on Monday, against Mexico, are hereby indefinitely suspended."
June 7, 2019
Judge Rejects Mexican Tomato Growers’ Request For Relief
A U.S. judge has ruled against Mexican tomato growers who were looking for relief from new duties.
June 7, 2019
19 Shelter Dogs Euthanized After Distemper Outbreak
Maricopa County Animal Care and Control is fighting an outbreak of distemper at its East Valley Shelter, which has resulted in 19 dogs being euthanized in just over a week, and a suspension of all activity that would allow more dogs to come in and out of the shelter.
June 7, 2019
In The Midst Of Tariff Tensions, Mexico Faces Immigration Crisis
Mexico reached an agreement with the U.S. to avoid tariffs, but is feeling the pressure on its Southern border: an increasing volume of people crossing from Central America is becoming harder to manage.
June 7, 2019
Damaged Pipeline At Grand Canyon Now Repaired
The damaged pipeline that supplies water to the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park has been repaired, and most water services have been restored.
June 7, 2019
Yuma Migrant Farm Labor Contractors Hit With Lifetime Ban, Fine
A federal judge has come down on a father and son in Yuma who hire temporary foreign farmworkers.
June 7, 2019
Book Chronicles U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team
The U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team has been dominant on the global stage for nearly three decades, winning three World Cups and four Olympic gold medals. But the national team’s excellence — while developing swiftly — didn’t have an easy start back in 1985.
June 7, 2019
KJZZ
To talk about the potential impact of new tariffs on Mexico, the continuing jabs by President Trump against John McCain and more, former Arizona Corporation Commission Chair Kris Mayes and Chuck Coughlin, president and CEO of HighGround, joined The Show.
June 7, 2019
AZ Leaders Continue Building Business Connections
In this environment of trade wars and tariffs, the 20-plus members of Maricopa Association of Governments’ group went on a three-day trade mission to Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
June 7, 2019
ASU Researchers Find Earliest Known Site Of Intensive Toolmaking
The development of flaked stone tools marked one of the most important milestones in human prehistory. Now, researchers led by Arizona State University and George Washington University have found the oldest known evidence of concentrated toolmaking among human ancestors.
June 7, 2019
ASU Team Maps Key Photosynthesis Supercomplex
By changing solar energy into products usable by plants and animals, photosynthesis provides the basis of nearly all life on Earth. Now, an Arizona State University team has described the complex structure of one of its key components, a supercomplex found in cyanobacteria.
June 7, 2019
4 Rare Pygmy-Owls Successfully Hatch
For the first time, four rare cactus ferruginous pygmy-owls have been successfully hatched at the Phoenix Zoo’s Arizona Center for Nature Conservation.
June 7, 2019
Gov. Ducey Alone In Support For Mexico Tariffs
The Governor of Mexico's northern state of Sonora has decided to part ways with Governor Doug Ducey over the Trump Administration's impending tariffs.
June 7, 2019
Jury Begins Deliberations In Border Aid Worker Trial
Both sides in the federal trial of a humanitarian aid worker arrested along Arizona’s border with Mexico wrapped up their arguments in Tucson Thursday.
June 7, 2019
In Mexico, Exporters Already Adjusting To Threats of U.S. Tariffs
Exporters in Mexico are holding their breath as President Donald Trump has threatened to implement tariffs on Mexican imports as early as Monday.
June 7, 2019

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