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Both the House and the Senate have passed legislation that would increase sanctions on Russia, tightening restrictions on the country's oil and gas industries. In response, Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced that the U.S. must cut 755 staff members from the Russian embassy.
Jul. 31, 2017
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Many in Washington are still reeling from last week’s narrow defeat of the Senate Republican’s repeal and replace plan for the Affordable Care Act. In the wake of that failure, some senators have expressed a desire to come together and craft a bipartisan deal.
Jul. 31, 2017
The Navajo Tribal Utility Authority (NTUA) is now operating its own large scale solar farm. Officials say when the sun is shining the new solar panels can put out about 28 megawatts of energy, which is enough to power 10,000 homes.
Jul. 31, 2017
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Two Valley children died last week after being left in hot cars. But lawmakers in D.C. are looking into ways to use technology to prevent that from happening in the future.
Jul. 31, 2017
Officials in Buckeye are gearing up to open a new elementary school in the district. More than 600 students are expected to attend Marionneaux Elementary this year.
Jul. 31, 2017
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Recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program, have gotten some mixed messages over the past several months.
Jul. 31, 2017
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Sen. Jeff Flake has been one of President Trump’s strongest critics, both when it comes to behavior and certain policies. On Tuesday, Flake’s book "Conscience of a Conservative" will be published. Many of its pages are devoted to criticizing the president.
Jul. 31, 2017
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey
Gov. Doug Ducey wants Congress to adopt limits on what jurors can award to medical malpractice victims, a cap that Arizona voters have previously rejected multiple times.
Jul. 31, 2017
Deedra Abboud
A Valley woman running for the U.S. Senate said she’s still under attack because of her Muslim faith. Deedra Abboud reminded supporters how the idea of religious freedom influenced the Founding Fathers. She also spoke about her belief in the separation of church and state.
Jul. 31, 2017
Improved imaging of the Earth’s interior has unlocked new subsurface mysteries, including an area 600 miles down where the mantle’s usual flow pattern changes. Now, at a lab bench on the planet’s surface, a team of researchers might have found the reason why.
Jul. 31, 2017
Hundreds of Walgreens employees in the East Valley are being told to move as the drugstore chain plans to relocate jobs and add new ones.
Jul. 31, 2017
A man suspected of setting fire to a Phoenix youth center has been arrested.
Jul. 31, 2017
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Arizona is about to become the first state in the nation to use thermal cameras to detect wrong-way drivers on freeways.
Jul. 31, 2017
Uber says it will invest more than $360 million in Mexico with the goal of more than doubling its number of drivers in the country.
Jul. 31, 2017
A federal judge has found former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio guilty of criminal contempt.
Jul. 31, 2017
When politicians announce companies expanding or moving to the Valley, they often tout new "high-wage" jobs. We begin our four-part series on jobs by trying to define what "high-wage" means.
Jul. 31, 2017
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The Challenger Space Center in Peoria is closing, but will be moving to a new location and continue outreach programs. Left behind is a $500,000 mural, specially designed architecture and the countless memories of space camp.
Jul. 31, 2017
KJZZ examines what "high-wage" and "quality" jobs mean, where the jobs are today, where they'll be in the future and what elected officials are doing to attract jobs.
Jul. 30, 2017
Friday Newscap
For our Friday Newscap, we discussed Senator John McCain’s impact on the Senate healthcare vote, how Senator Jeff Flake fits into the current GOP and what President Trump’s tweets about transgender members of the military really mean.
Jul. 29, 2017
House of Stairs is known for creating a beautiful, layered sound filled with looped vocal harmonies and tight improvisation. The band’s members come out of a jazz tradition in many ways, though House of Stairs' sound borrows from many places, and doesn’t quite fit neatly under the jazz umbrella.
Jul. 28, 2017

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