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What Maricopa County
Earlier this year, the Census Bureau reported that Maricopa County was the fastest growing county in the U.S. last year, adding almost 74,000 people. With all of those people moving to the state and the Valley, what does that mean for the region and the kinds of services it provides?
Nov. 9, 2018
The Takeaway: The Case For Speaker Pelosi, Again
John Lawrence, chief of staff for Nancy Pelosi during her tenure as the first woman leader of the U.S. House of Representatives, is currently a visiting professor at the University of California Washington Center and author of The Class of '74: Congress after Watergate and the Roots of Partisanship.
Nov. 9, 2018
Outstanding Ballots May Tighten U.S. Senate, Other Races
Days after Tuesday’s high-turnout midterm elections, there are still several high-profile races that are too close to call in Arizona. If you have been waiting with bated breath for the latest ballot drop from the secretary of state last night, you already know the big news.
Nov. 9, 2018
Water Restrictions, Hot Temperatures Squeeze Arizona
As one of Arizona’s founding five C’s, citrus production predates statehood. Today, citrus trees still line roadways across the Valley, but the industry is stuck — and for one fruit, the market can no longer grow.
Nov. 8, 2018
Man Gets Life In Prison For Helping Make Bombs
A Syrian man has been sentenced to life in prison plus 30 years for his role in roadside bomb attacks against U.S. soldiers during the Iraq War.
Nov. 8, 2018
Lawsuit: Greyhound Lines Lets Border Patrol Harass Passengers
A Phoenix-bound woman is suing Greyhound Lines for allowing U.S. Border Patrol agents to board the bus she was riding from San Diego, alleging the company violated the rights of paying customers.
Nov. 8, 2018
U.S. Bans Some Migrants From Seeking Asylum
The U.S. government announced a new rule Thursday that gives the Trump Administration the authority to prevent migrants who cross the border illegally from then seeking asylum.
Nov. 8, 2018
Corp Comm Allows Hookups In Johnson Utilities Area
The commission put a pause on new hookups in October to assess the potential impact on areas within the Johnson Utilities service area.
Nov. 8, 2018
Hearing Set In GOP Lawsuit Over Ballot Signatures
A legal bid by Republicans to change ballot-counting procedures may have come too late to help any of their candidates in close races.
Nov. 8, 2018
9th Circuit Rejects Trump Administration Attempt To Repeal DACA
A federal appeals court has rejected the U.S. government’s attempt to end a program that protects young immigrants who were brought to the US illegally as children from deportation.
Nov. 8, 2018
AZ Senate Democrats Choose New Leadership
One day after Republicans chose their leaders for the upcoming state legislative session, Arizona Democrats have announced their new Senate leadership.
Nov. 8, 2018
Mexico Takes First Step Toward Legalizing Marijuana
Mexico’s future secretary of the interior proposed legislation in the Senate on Thursday to regulate marijuana and allow its production and sale, a potential major shift in the country’s stance on the decade-long drug war.
Nov. 8, 2018
Border Residents Call For Cancellation Of Military Deployment
A coalition of people from near Arizona’s border with Mexico want the deployment of the U.S. military to the region canceled, and they traveled to the state Capitol to deliver the message to lawmakers.
Nov. 8, 2018
Phoenix
Phoenix veterans who fought in World War II organized what would come to be known as the first Latino American Legion Post in the country. KJZZ visits the post today.
Nov. 8, 2018
Probation For Woman Who Took Down Fliers At Mosque
A woman who was captured on video making derogatory comments about Muslims as she tore down fliers posted at an Arizona mosque was sentenced Thursday to 18 months of probation for her aggravated criminal damage conviction.
Nov. 8, 2018
Arizona Senate Race Among Record Election Spending
A trade group says total spending on local TV ads for this midterm election set a record. Final numbers still need to be confirmed, but so far, local TV ads topped more than $3 billion across the country.
Nov. 8, 2018
Sounds Of The City: Getting Ready For A Grand (Ave) Festival
Listen to the sounds of artists Nathaniel Jack Greene and Mario Garcia painting together in preparation for the Grand Avenue Festival this weekend.
Nov. 8, 2018
Motel 6 Coordination With ICE Continues To Have Repercussions
Last year, the Phoenix New Times broke a story that is still having ripple effects today. Reporters Joseph Flaherty and Antonia Noori Farzan found that two Motel 6 locations in Phoenix were routinely providing guest information to ICE.
Nov. 8, 2018
Documentary Investigates Navy Lieutenant
In January of 2014, an MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter crashed off the coast of Virginia. The story of Lt. Van Dorn and the investigation into his death is recounted in the new documentary, "Who Killed Lt. Van Dorn," directed by Zachary Stauffer.
Nov. 8, 2018
Do Vacant U.S. Ambassador Positions Impact Foreign Policy?
There are more than 30 U.S. ambassador positions still vacant around the globe, in countries including Turkey, Egypt, South Korea and Ireland.
Nov. 8, 2018

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