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Arizona State kicks off their 2016 Football season Saturday night at the newly renovated Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe. The $268 million renovation project started in 2014 and has seen the stadium undergo significant changes.
Sep. 2, 2016
The League of Arizona Cities and Towns has a new president. Chandler Mayor Jay Tibshraeny has taken the helm for a two-year term, and he joins KJZZ's The Show to talk about his goals for the post.
Sep. 2, 2016
University of Phoenix
Recent years have not been kind to for-profit colleges, including the University of Phoenix and ITT Technical Institute. Pending lawsuits challenge how the schools have admitted students and some of their financial practices.
Sep. 2, 2016
Majd Alfreijat is one of 30 physicians a year in the state who can be granted what’s called a J-1 Visa Waiver. They’re foreign doctors who qualify for this federal program and agree to work in an area designated as a Health Professional Shortage Area or a Medically Under-served Area for at least 3 years.
Sep. 2, 2016
health
People in Maricopa County looking to purchase insurance on the federal exchange may only have one provider to choose from in November. Phoenix Health Plans told the state department of insurance this week it would not be part of the marketplace.
Sep. 2, 2016
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s harsh words about Mexico and some Mexican-Americans have many thinking he’ll receive even less support from Latinos in November than his predecessors like Mitt Romney and John McCain.
Sep. 2, 2016
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Election officials are still counting ballots in a few races from this week’s primaries. With me for an update, and a look ahead to some of November’s big legislative races is Jim Small, Editor of the Arizona Capitol Times.
Sep. 2, 2016
Residents who remove their pool or spa will receive a rebate of $.50 per square foot. The city is offering up to $1500 for pool removals, but so far, there haven’t been any takers.
Sep. 2, 2016
The Surprise City Council will vote Tuesday on whether to strengthen its internal auditing program. This spring, authorities accused a former city revenue manager of stealing at least $836,000 over seven years.
Sep. 2, 2016
Many Democrats and supporters of Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick are angry after the Arizona Republican Party delivered a “wanted” poster with bullet hole imagery to her campaign office Thursday.
Sep. 2, 2016
This last legislative session was one of the most active in the past 10 years. As one disability advocate thinks some were good, but others, not so much.
Sep. 2, 2016
he EPA will pay environmental firms $85 million to assess the damage done by uranium mining companies over four decades. The agency announced the contract opportunities Aug. 31.
Sep. 2, 2016
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Trucks may now carry 83,000 pounds of freight with a permit from the Arizona Department of Transportation.
Sep. 2, 2016
"We definitely had several incidents of voters showing up to vote and those voters being frustrated that they couldn’t vote for president," said Samantha Pstross of the Arizona Advocacy Network. "They didn’t realize it was a primary election and that it was not the presidential election."
Sep. 2, 2016
A scandal involving the sale of falsely labeled Egyptian cotton products by a textile manufacturer to U.S. big box retailers sparked concern regarding the legitimacy of imported cotton.
Sep. 2, 2016
Juan Gabriel
Fans of Mexican superstar Juan Gabriel will gather outside his home in Ciudad Juárez Saturday to pay tribute to the singer's life and work.
Sep. 2, 2016
Chuck Wullenjohn and Wayne Schilders
To send something into space, the modern technique is to launch it with a rocket. In the 1960s, however, a Canadian visionary proposed the radical idea to simply shoot through the atmosphere — with a giant space gun. One of those guns is still in Yuma.
Sep. 2, 2016
The Hillary Clinton campaign is buying its first round of television ads in Arizona for the general election. The campaign released the news following Donald Trump’s immigration speech in Phoenix.
Sep. 2, 2016
Arizona's congressional delegates have asked President Barack Obama to help find money to pay for a memorial honoring the victims of the 2011 mass Tucson shooting.
Sep. 2, 2016
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Current President Ann Weaver Hart drew fire this year after joining the board of the company that operates for-profit DeVry University.
Sep. 2, 2016

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