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Sen. John McCain
Family members of Arizona Senator John McCain say he has completed the first round of radiation and chemotherapy as he battles an aggressive form of brain cancer.
Aug. 19, 2017
One of the largest Hispanic nonprofit groups in the country is mourning the loss of a founding member. Terri Cruz, often described as the ‘mother’ of Chicanos Por La Causa, died Thursday at the age of 89.
Aug. 19, 2017
solar eclipse viewer
Can't get eclipse glasses in time for Aug. 21? Make your own DIY pinhole viewer with these household materials!
Aug. 18, 2017
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KJZZ reporters will be at the rally and at planned protests. Follow the latest news and check back for updates.
Aug. 18, 2017
Phoenix’s Burton Barr Library won’t be reopening till next summer. That comes after a pipe burst last month, causing major damage to the building.
Aug. 18, 2017
Baby Lisanne Skyler on the Brillo Box, 1969
In 1969, Lisanne Skyler’s parents bought a piece of Andy Warhol’s artwork. It was an exact replica of a shipping carton for Brillo soap pads: a small, yellow box painted with the Brillo logo and a sale — 3 cents off. Warhol’s Brillo Boxes were first dismissed by the art world, but 40 years later, it’s a different story.
Aug. 18, 2017
More than two dozen state lawmakers have signed a letter demanding no presidential pardon for the former sheriff of Maricopa County.
Aug. 18, 2017
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After the violence in Charlottesville over the weekend, and President Trump’s refusal to unequivocally denounce the white nationalist protesters, professional black athletes like LeBron James took to social media to speak out.
Aug. 18, 2017
"We the Resilient : Wisdom for America from Women Born Before Suffrage" book
On Friday, the 19th amendment celebrated 97 years since it was ratified, granting women the right to vote. Geraldine, or Jerry, Emmett remembers that day in 1920. She was six years old at the time, and just celebrated her 103rd birthday last month.
Aug. 18, 2017
Friday Newscap
It’s time for our Friday NewsCap and some voices from the news this week. Joining us are Matthew Benson — director at the firm Veridus and also served as communications director for former Gov. Jan Brewer — and Mario Diaz, president of Mario E. Diaz and Associates and also served as a deputy chief of staff for former Gov. Janet Napolitano
Aug. 18, 2017
Eclipse
Day will become night across the U.S. on Monday. That’s when a rare total solar eclipse will take place. Moving from the Pacific Northwest to the Southeast, the celestial event has taken on the grand name of Great American Total Solar Eclipse.
Aug. 18, 2017
And this new approach to prosecution by the Trump administration also means that there will be even more cases clogging our immigration courts. The country’s immigration court system has been experiencing a backlog of cases for years, and many worry that the new push by the Trump administration to deport my people and punish them the first time they cross the border illegally will only exacerbate the problem.
Aug. 18, 2017
Gene Alan Carpenter
Yavapai County officials say charges against the man arrested for operating his drone in restricted airspace over the Goodwin Fire have been dismissed while authorities investigate new evidence.
Aug. 18, 2017
Chase Field
The dispute between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Maricopa County Stadium District over the future of Chase Field is headed to arbitration. A Superior Court judge ruled on Thursday that the sides must take that approach.
Aug. 18, 2017
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Tucson cannot continue to destroy the guns it seizes under a city ordinance. That from the Arizona Supreme Court, which ruled state law can trump that of cities and towns. With me to explain the case and what it means is Howie Fischer of Capitol Media Services.
Aug. 18, 2017
Chicanos Por La Causa
Terri Cruz, a founding member of Chicanos Por La Causa, the largest Hispanic nonprofit in the country, has died. She was 89. Cruz has a long history as a community advocate and activist.
Aug. 18, 2017
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At least 13 people were killed on Thursday in a terrorist attack in Barcelona. Another attack in Cambrils occurred early Friday, killing at least one.
Aug. 18, 2017
total solar eclipse
Follow the astronomical phenomenon's journey across America along with NPR journalists and others experiencing the eclipse on Aug. 22..
Aug. 18, 2017
health
The Maricopa County Department of Health launched its first Spanish website earlier this week. The project has been a long time coming.
Aug. 18, 2017
Financial jobs office
Arizona's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained stuck at 5.1 percent in July.
Aug. 18, 2017

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