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Arizona doesn’t have a huge Asian-American population, but the current political cycle features four candidates with that background. Three of them are Democrats: congressional candidates Dr. Hiral Tipirneni and Anita Malik, and state House candidate Amish Shah. The fourth is longtime Republican state lawmaker Kimberly Yee, who is running for state treasurer.
Feb. 15, 2018
Border Fence
A ruling is expected anytime now in a lawsuit challenging the Trump administration’s efforts to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Feb. 15, 2018
The U.S. Veterans Affairs Department’s Inspector General is accusing Secretary David Shulkin of misusing public money, and his chief of staff of doctoring an email to justify a trip Shulkin and his wife took to Europe. The Inspector General’s report, released on Wednesday, also accuses Shulkin of improperly accepting gifts on that trip.
Feb. 15, 2018
U.S. Supreme Court
Gerrymandering and redistricting have been a part of electoral politics in the U.S. for generations, and their power to influence who controls the House and Senate are even more in the spotlight now.
Feb. 15, 2018
Arizona’s Independent Redistricting Commission would be expanded — and state lawmakers would be able to ask voters to overrule the maps the commission drew, under a measure moving through the state Legislature this week.
Feb. 15, 2018
Hamilton High School
On Wednesday, Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery announced that his office wouldn’t be charging Hamilton High School administrators after an ongoing hazing investigation.
Feb. 15, 2018
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What is love? Infidelity is widespread, and half of first-time American marriages end in divorce before the 20 year mark. So Science Vs asks: have we been lied to by our love songs? Click here to listen to the full episode.
Feb. 15, 2018
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Embattled and defiant South African President Jacob Zuma has resigned after his party, the African National Congress, pressured him for two months to step down.
Feb. 15, 2018
Stina Sieg
It just takes a quick scroll through Facebook to know what your friends were up to on Valentine’s Day. What you likely didn’t see was a giddy post about garbage. Unless, of course, you’re friends with KJZZ’s Stina Sieg.
Feb. 15, 2018
Arizona’s flu rate continues to climb.
Feb. 15, 2018
Navajo Generating Station
The Arizona Legislature is being asked to exempt coal used in a power plant on the Navajo Nation from the state's sales tax as a way to help make the plant more attractive for potential buyers.
Feb. 15, 2018
Grand Canyon National Park
Flight restrictions put in place in the Grand Canyon after a sightseeing helicopter crashed last weekend have been lifted.
Feb. 15, 2018
Camelback Family Planning
An Arizona Senate panel dominated by Republicans has approved a proposal that greatly boosts abortion reporting requirements for doctors, clinics and hospitals.
Feb. 15, 2018
Some United States Senators are trying to break a log jam that stalled the immigration debate before it got started.
Feb. 15, 2018
The sightseeing helicopter that crashed at the Grand Canyon, killing three British tourists, was not required to have a system that would keep it from bursting into flames on impact, U.S. authorities said.
Feb. 15, 2018
Medical marijuana at Giving Tree
Bill banning child-like packaging on medical marijuana products has bi-partisan support.
Feb. 15, 2018
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A report Monday from U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill said Phoenix-based Insys Therapeutics is one of five opioid manufacturers that paid more than $10 million to advocacy groups and doctors tied to them, and as a result, play a significant role in contributing to the opioid epidemic.
Feb. 15, 2018
DACA recipients are at the center of the debate over immigration reform, and some "Dreamers" have described the back-and-forth fight between Democrats, Republicans and President Donald Trump as exhausting.
Feb. 15, 2018
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There are love songs from rosy-faced lovebirds, a bright green, parakeet-type bird you might have seen flying in your local, city park. They were first observed in Phoenix in 1985. In fact, they are the only feral lovebird colony in the United States — and there’s about 3,000 of them flying around.
Feb. 14, 2018
There will be no charges against school administrators for not reporting alleged physical and sexual assault at Chandler’s Hamilton High School.
Feb. 14, 2018

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