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Mesa Breaks Ground At SkyBridge For New Cargo Hub
Mesa officials have broken ground on a new development at SkyBridge Arizona at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport. The city is calling it the nation’s first joint U.S. and Mexico inland port and customs processing hub.
Nov. 4, 2019
Hispanic Engineers Celebrate Latinas In Phoenix
Thousands of people recently attended the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers 43rd National Convention in downtown Phoenix
Nov. 4, 2019
National Democrats Suing Arizona Over Biased Ballots
National Democrats are suing Arizona over the way it lists candidates on the ballot, which favors the governor's party.
Nov. 3, 2019
Fired Senate Staffer: Former Bosses Havent Complied With Judges Order
Judge Douglas Rayes had ordered that Talonya Adams be reinstated no later than Thursday "pursuant to terms negotiated by the parties.'' But Adams, in legal papers filed Friday, said that didn't happen.
Nov. 3, 2019
Police Union Declines No Confidence Vote Against Chief
The union representing Phoenix police officers is no longer calling for a vote of no confidence against Police Chief Jeri Williams. The Phoenix Law Enforcement Association had previously sought the vote after Williams fired two officers for their involvement in two high-profile incidents.
Nov. 1, 2019
Asarco Agrees To Pay Union Workers $10 Million
The Tucson-based mining company Asarco has agreed to pay union workers about $10 million in disputed copper price bonuses. Workers have been on strike after walking off the job in mid-October.
Nov. 1, 2019
McSally Holds Hearing On Impact Of Alzheimers On Arizonans
An estimated 140,000 Arizonans are living with Alzheimer’s disease. And that number is projected to increase, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. On Friday, Republican Sen. Martha McSally was in Scottsdale where she held a hearing about the impacts of Alzheimer’s disease on Arizonans.
Nov. 1, 2019
With LUPE Program, NAU Hopes To Open Doors For Latin American Students
The weeklong Leaders United for Positive Energy program brought more than a dozen students and faculty from two Argentine universities and the Technological University of Hermosillo to Arizona in October.
Nov. 1, 2019
Gildan Activewear To Close 2 Sonoran Plants
A major Canadian apparel company is closing its operations in Mexico, including two plants in Sonora, the Mexican state to Arizona’s south. The closure of the Gildan Activewear plants in the Sonoran capital Hermosillo and border city Agua Prieta will mean the loss of more than 1,700 jobs.
Nov. 1, 2019
Flagstaffs Streetlight  Solution Could Help Other Cities
Back in 2001, Flagstaff became the first city in the country to become an official dark sky city from the International Dark Sky Association. The bulbs the city had been using for streetlights to help to preserve view of the night sky were discontinued. Here's how they fixed that problem.
Nov. 1, 2019
Sedona Celebrates Día De Los Muertos At Tlaquepaque
With a large Mexican American community in Arizona, Día de los Muertos is important to many Arizonans and in Sedona, they can celebrate at Tlaquepaque’s annual event.
Dia De Los Muertos Brings Family Together Through Tradition
Nov. 1, 2019
Raising A Glass To Arizonas Water Future
Lots of beers try to evoke specific images — think hip rooftop parties, cool, clean rivers or really interesting guys enjoying a cold one. But one new brew is trying to tell a different story: that of Arizona’s water future.
Nov. 1, 2019
Phoenix Area Vehicle Pollution Increased 291% Since 1990
The metro Phoenix area has experienced the highest increase in vehicle pollution of any large city in America since 1990.
Nov. 1, 2019
The Takeaway: Prescription Drug Costs And 2020
The rocketing cost of prescription drug prices makes the burdensome healthcare landscape more difficult to navigate for the millions of Americans that rely on a prescription.
Nov. 1, 2019
Federal Judge Dismisses Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s Defamation Suit
A federal judge has dismissed former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s defamation lawsuit against three media corporations. Arpaio had sued CNN, the Huffington Post and Rolling Stone magazine claiming they published inaccurate and defamatory information that caused him to lose the 2018 Senate race.
Nov. 1, 2019
Arizona Adult Education Programs Receive Additional $500,000
After reports on stagnant funding and long waitlists for adult education programs across the state, those programs are now getting an additional $500,000. The Governor’s Office announced the injection of funding from the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act on Thursday.
Nov. 1, 2019
APS Seeking $184 Million Rate Increase
Last week, we learned that APS, the state’s largest electric utility, has been earning nearly $30 million more a year than is currently authorized by the state Corporation Commission.
Nov. 1, 2019
KJZZs Friday NewsCap Nov. 1, 2019
Former state schools superintendent Jaime Molera with the firm Molera Alvarez and Julie Erfle, communications consultant at Erfle Uncuffed joined KJZZ's The Show to talk about the vote in the House to formalize the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, the latest on now-suspended Maricopa County Assessor Paul Petersen and more.
Nov. 1, 2019
Pipeline To Link Goodyear To Its Water
The city of Goodyear is breaking ground on a new water pipeline to get access to surface water. The city is entitled to 10,742 acre feet a year of Colorado River water and leases 7,000 acre feet a year from the Gila River Indian Community.
Nov. 1, 2019
Mayor: Despite Grisly Finding, Rocky Point Is Safe To Visit
Given that all but two of the bodies were fully skeletonized, the Sonoran beach resort's mayor says they may date back to a violent period around 2013.
Nov. 1, 2019

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