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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 Emily Ryan of CopperState Consulting and Sam Richard of Creosote Partners.
Apr. 5, 2019
You've probably had this happen to you. You hear a song and, instantly, you're transported back to some other time and place you hadn’t thought about in years. That idea is at the heart of a new comedy from the Arizona Theater Company.
Apr. 5, 2019
Voters elect legislators, and legislators in turn write laws to meet the needs of those who put them in office. But some laws are not the work of legislators. Some laws were written by special interest groups to serve a specific agenda.
Apr. 5, 2019
The Government Is Considering A Cap On Food Stamps
The Department of Agriculture has proposed changes to SNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, also known as food stamps.
Apr. 5, 2019
Lawmakers Again Decide Not To Extend Statute Of Limitations For Child Sexual Abuse Survivors
Victims of child rape and sexual abuse won't get more time to sue their assailants, at least not this year.
Apr. 5, 2019
Mormons Ease Opposition To Same-Sex Couples And Their Kids
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Thursday repealed rules that banned baptisms for children of gay parents and that labeled same-sex couples as sinners eligible for expulsion.
Apr. 5, 2019
Untold Arizona: How An AZ Highway Nearly Lost Its Unique Status
Out of nearly 47,000 miles that make up the nation’s interstate system, Arizona stands out. Specifically, a 63-mile stretch in the southern part of the state. Interstate 19 is the country’s only continuous highway that lists distances in kilometers, not miles. Starting just north of the border at Nogales, Interstate 19 stretches 101 kilometers to Tucson.
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Apr. 5, 2019
Homeland Security Secretary Visits Yuma
Kirstjen Nielsen, the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security was in Yuma on Thursday. Nielsen met with officials at the Border Patrol Yuma Sector headquarters.
Apr. 4, 2019
Tempe Council Will Vote On Removing Granville
The Tempe City Council will make a final decision at a special city meeting on April 12. Former students of a school Councilman Kolby Granville taught at allege he facilitated underage drinking and made unwanted sexual advances toward them after they graduated.
Apr. 4, 2019
Early Cancer Screenings Urged For First Responders
The Phoenix Police and Fire departments are recommending all first responders take advantage of the free screenings, especially those 40 years and older with 20 years of experience.
Apr. 4, 2019
Sen. McSally Delivers Keynote Speech At The National Discussion On Sexual Assault
Arizona Sen. Martha McSally delivered the keynote address today at a National Discussion on Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment.
Apr. 4, 2019
Women Entrepreneurs Present Trade Show In Nogales
A group of women from northern Mexico participated in entrepreneurship classes hosted by the University of Arizona and U.S. Consulate in Nogales, Mexico. On Saturday, they’ll present their projects at a trade show.
Apr. 4, 2019
Border Closure Threats Deter Business Investments
Officials and business leaders south of the border are concerned that President Donald Trump’s border-closure threats are deterring cross-border investment.
Apr. 4, 2019
An Anticlimactic End To The Bald Eaglet Soap Opera
It’s the end of the nesting season for the bald eagles at Lake Pleasant, and no eaglets came from a nest that had been a successful breeding location in the past.
Apr. 4, 2019
The online news publication Indian Country Today is moving its operations to ASU’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism. The move will give students more opportunities to cover Native American communities.
Apr. 4, 2019
Mexican Authorities Look Back At History Against Europe
Last month marked 500 years since the Spaniards arrived to the current territory of Mexico. And, for some Mexican authorities, the anniversary is an opportunity to condemn the violence of the “conquistadores”, and get rid of anything that honors them. But not everyone agrees.
Apr. 4, 2019
Arizona Disability Advocacy Group Hosts Film Festival
The Arc of Arizona, a disability advocacy group, will host its 4th annual film festival Friday featuring actors with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Apr. 4, 2019
Caregiver Grant Moves Through Arizona Legislature
A bill that would allow family caregivers to receive grant money to keep a loved one in their home is moving through the Arizona Legislature.
Apr. 4, 2019
Sounds Of The City: Remixing Rock Climbing Routes
Listen to the sounds of Marty Karabin resetting climbing routes at the Phoenix Rock Gym.
Apr. 4, 2019
Phoenix Employees To Get $15 Per Hour Minimum Wage On May 1
The Phoenix City Council has voted to increase the city employee minimum wage to $15 per hour. That's $4 more than the current state minimum wage.
Apr. 4, 2019

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