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Former Mexican Ambassador To U.S. Talks Trade, Migration
The former Mexican ambassador to the United States talked trade and migration during a luncheon to celebrate the Arizona-Mexico Commission’s 60th birthday.
June 27, 2019
Crews Clean Up Suppression Efforts Behind Woodbury Fire
Fire management crews are coming in behind the Woodbury Fire this week to clean up suppression efforts. A 22-person crew gathered cut junipers and bushes five miles south of the fire. They were working between Superior and Globe in a small community called Top-of-the-World.
June 27, 2019
Lyft Now Available To Medicaid Patients For Non-Emergency Rides
Medicaid patients will have access to the Lyft rideshare program for medical transportation. Arizona is the first state to offer rideshare as an option for non-emergency medical transportation.
June 27, 2019
Judge: McSally Can Hold Onto Seat Until 2020 Election
Sen. Martha McSally will not have to stand for another election before next year’s general election. A federal judge ruled Thursday afternoon that McSally can hold onto the seat she was appointed to.
June 27, 2019
Reducing Migrants A Tough Assignment For Mexico, Report Says
The Mexican government will likely struggle to fulfill promises to the Trump administration to reduce the number of Central American migrants arriving to the U.S. by late August, according to a report.
June 27, 2019
Apache, Navajo Counties Join In Opioid Lawsuits
Apache County filed a suit last week against big players in the opioid crisis, and it is not alone.
June 27, 2019
ANALYSIS: Democratic Debate Night 2
Thursday was Night 2 of the first primary debate of the 2020 election cycle. Catch up with NPR reporters' analysis and fact checks of the candidates' remarks.
Night 1 Analysis
June 27, 2019
Lyft Riders In Phoenix Area Can Now Pick Waymo Self-Driving Vans
Lyft rideshare program users can now select Waymo self-driving vans. The autonomous vehicle rides are available in Gilbert, Chandler, Tempe and Mesa.
June 27, 2019
Would A Citizen Review Board Make Phoenix Police Better?
The Show spoke with Phoenix City Councilmember Carlos Garcia and retired assistant Phoenix police chief Kevin Robinson about the response to the viral Phoenix Police video amid a wave of pro-police support.
June 27, 2019
Hip Historian Uncovers Hidden LGBTQ History In Arizona
Thanks to archival and more anecdotal research, a great deal more is being learned about how impactful gays and lesbians were in Arizona history even as many of those residents weren't able to be open about their sexuality.
June 27, 2019
McSally: Bill To Help Border Crisis A Band-Aid
Arizona Sen. Martha McSally was among the 84 senators who supported a $4.6 billion package intended to help alleviate the humanitarian crisis at the country’s southern border.
June 27, 2019
U.S. Supreme Court Blocks Census Citizenship Question
The U.S. Supreme Court has blocked the citizenship question from the 2020 census, at least for now. The majority said that it "cannot ignore the disconnect between the decision made and the explanation given" by the Trump administration.
June 27, 2019
What Did AZ Democrats Think Of The First Presidential Debate?
Valley Democrats gathered last night at a Scottsdale movie theater to watch the first presidential primary debate.
June 27, 2019
Arizona Citizens For The Arts Gets New Leader
Arizona’s arts advocacy organization is getting a new leader.
June 27, 2019
FTC Plans Crackdown On Spam Robocalls
The Arizona Attorney General’s Office is going after companies behind those annoying unsolicited phone calls we all get.
June 27, 2019
Senate Committee Discusses Nuclear Waste Disposal
The Trump administration supports restarting development of a nuclear waste disposal site at Yucca Mountain in Nevada as well as private facilities in New Mexico and West Texas.
June 27, 2019
Tempe Expands Recreation Programs For Kids With Disabilities
About a third of the new funding went to Camp Challenge. KJZZ visited the summer camp for kids with intellectual and developmental disabilities on a recent weekday.
June 27, 2019
Four Corners Congressional Members Support Navajo Hualapai Water Bills
This week, the U.S. House Natural Resource Committee is considering a handful of bills that would ensure clean and sustainable water is delivered to tribal lands along the Four-Corner states.
June 27, 2019
Supreme Court Leaves Citizenship Question Blocked For Now From 2020 Census
The decision comes more than a year after the Trump administration announced plans to include on forms for the national head count the question, "Is this person a citizen of the United States?"
June 27, 2019
Arizona, Sonora Ink Deal To Draw More Filmmakers
Arizona and Sonora have teamed up to draw more film and digital media production to the region. One idea is to show directors they can capture any scene they need within a 300-mile radius.
June 27, 2019

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