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A judge has dismissed more than 1,000 lawsuits brought by Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities, or AID, against Valley businesses, according to Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich’s office.
Feb. 17, 2017
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It’s time for the KJZZ Friday Newscap. Our special guest panelists this week are Mary Jo Pitzl, state government reporter with The Arizona Republic, and Nigel Duara, a Los Angeles Times correspondent who covers the state of Arizona.
Feb. 17, 2017
The University of Arizona’s baseball program has gotten some sizable investment recently. Cleveland Indians manager and UA alum Terry Francona recently announced a $1 million donation to the team, and they received another anonymous $1 million donation as well.
Feb. 17, 2017
Cowboy boots
In January 1986, cowboy boots and horse hooves stirred up dust at Corona Ranch in south Phoenix. It was the start of the Arizona Gay Rodeo, which rolls into town for its 32nd year this weekend.
Feb. 17, 2017
ASU Music
Legendary jazz drummer Lewis Nash is now a member of ASU’s School of Music as a professor of practice. We spoke with Nash about jazz improvisation and teaching the next generation of drummers.
Feb. 17, 2017
The Trump administration has gotten off to an interesting start in its relations with China. Shortly after winning November’s election, then President-Elect Trump took a call from the leader of Taiwan — that was the first communication between the leaders of the U.S. and Taiwan in more than 35 years.
Feb. 17, 2017
McCain Institute
U.S.-China relations have grown tenser in recent years. The McCain Institute at ASU hosted a debate this week titled U.S.-China Policy: How Do We Get Tough? Ambassador Kurt Volker is executive director of the McCain Institute and is with me to talk about China.
Feb. 17, 2017
There has been growing unease within the intelligence community, both nationally and abroad, over President Trump's distrust of the very institutions he needs to rely on for national security advice.
Feb. 17, 2017
The Johnson Amendment has been in place since 1954, when then-Sen. Lyndon Johnson sponsored it. But what does it say? To answer that questions and others is Adam Chodorow, a law professor in the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at ASU and he specializes in tax law.
Feb. 17, 2017
Winged Victory
The ability of Arizona residents to take issues directly to the ballot could be severely limited, under a measure that won the approval of a state House committee Thursday. Among other provisions, HB 2404 would prohibit groups from paying petition circulators by the signature; instead, they’d have to pay by the hour, which eliminates the incentive for those circulators to collect as many signatures as possible.
Feb. 17, 2017
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President Donald Trump campaigned last year on promises to relax or eliminate environmental protections. In Arizona, that worries scientists and other advocates, especially those who want government action on climate change.
Feb. 17, 2017
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People on opposing sides of the political aisle have fought about voter fraud vs. voter suppression for years, especially in recent elections.
Feb. 17, 2017
Mark Littell
Spring training is not far off. To get into the spirit of talking baseball, I’m joined by Mark Littell. He pitched for the St. Louis Cardinals and Kansas City Royals between 1973-1982.
Feb. 17, 2017
Arizona small businesses impacted by the voter-approved minimum wage hike are supporting a bill that could kill citizen initiated laws in the future.
Feb. 17, 2017
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Gov. Doug Ducey is promising teachers that they will not go without pay, despite an education budget oversight in the current proposal that left out funding for the agency’s IT department.
Feb. 17, 2017
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Federal auditors told Congress that there is no reliable way to tell whether the current fences and walls along the U.S. border are effective at stopping illicit traffic.
Feb. 17, 2017
Medical marijuana at Giving Tree
Voters may get another chance next year to legalize marijuana use.
Feb. 17, 2017
Federal officials want to release two packs of Mexican gray wolves in wilderness areas near the Arizona-New Mexico border this year in an effort to bolster a struggling population threatened by inbreeding.
Feb. 17, 2017
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Mick Mulvaney has been sworn in as director of the White House budget office, but he was only voted in on a tight 51-49 margin.
Feb. 17, 2017
John Collins
When budding bioscientists picture their futures, they probably don’t see themselves feeding sea monkeys to a bunch of freshwater minnows. But, in a small room near the lab benches of TGen, that’s exactly what John Collins does.
Feb. 17, 2017

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