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Navajo Nation
Not everyone will be watching the eclipse Aug. 21. The Navajo and many other American Indian tribes see the phenomenon as a bad omen.
Aug. 21, 2017
solar eclipse
If you’re looking for a spot downtown to watch Monday morning’s solar eclipse safely and with experts, the Phoenix Astronomical Society is teaming with the Arizona Science Center for viewings in Heritage Square.
Aug. 21, 2017
solar-glasses
Today’s the day when the moon will pass directly in front of the sun, casting a shadow across the United States. Here in Southern Arizona, the partial solar eclipse begins at 9:16 a.m. and will block about 60 percent of the sun.
Aug. 21, 2017
Flags
The first round of renegotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) ended last week in Washington, D.C., and Canada, Mexico and the United States committed to coming up with a revised treaty quickly.
Aug. 21, 2017
health
Dr. Nichole Mahnert is a gynecological surgeon at Banner in Phoenix. She works with women who have problems of bleeding, fibroids or pain after a hysterectomy. Mahnert's study found one in 11 women return to the emergency room after surgery, complaining of pain and other symptoms.
Aug. 21, 2017
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Phoenix-based opioid drug-maker Insys Therapeutics, Inc. agreed Friday to pay $4.45 million to resolve a lawsuit by Illinois' attorney general. Insys is accused of deceptive marketing practices to sell its opioid-based cancer pain drug.
Aug. 21, 2017
Last Monday, Allure Magazine’s editor in chief announced it will no longer use the term “anti-aging” in its magazine. It was a bold move for a magazine that since its beginning has been dedicated to beauty.
Aug. 21, 2017
City of Kingman
Local industries like rodeos, animal education groups and falconers are worried such a law could hurt their industries.
Aug. 20, 2017
Sen. John McCain
Family members of Arizona Senator John McCain say he has completed the first round of radiation and chemotherapy as he battles an aggressive form of brain cancer.
Aug. 19, 2017
One of the largest Hispanic nonprofit groups in the country is mourning the loss of a founding member. Terri Cruz, often described as the ‘mother’ of Chicanos Por La Causa, died Thursday at the age of 89.
Aug. 19, 2017
solar eclipse viewer
Can't get eclipse glasses in time for Aug. 21? Make your own DIY pinhole viewer with these household materials!
Aug. 18, 2017
president donald trump
KJZZ reporters will be at the rally and at planned protests. Follow the latest news and check back for updates.
Aug. 18, 2017
Phoenix’s Burton Barr Library won’t be reopening till next summer. That comes after a pipe burst last month, causing major damage to the building.
Aug. 18, 2017
Baby Lisanne Skyler on the Brillo Box, 1969
In 1969, Lisanne Skyler’s parents bought a piece of Andy Warhol’s artwork. It was an exact replica of a shipping carton for Brillo soap pads: a small, yellow box painted with the Brillo logo and a sale — 3 cents off. Warhol’s Brillo Boxes were first dismissed by the art world, but 40 years later, it’s a different story.
Aug. 18, 2017
More than two dozen state lawmakers have signed a letter demanding no presidential pardon for the former sheriff of Maricopa County.
Aug. 18, 2017
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After the violence in Charlottesville over the weekend, and President Trump’s refusal to unequivocally denounce the white nationalist protesters, professional black athletes like LeBron James took to social media to speak out.
Aug. 18, 2017
"We the Resilient : Wisdom for America from Women Born Before Suffrage" book
On Friday, the 19th amendment celebrated 97 years since it was ratified, granting women the right to vote. Geraldine, or Jerry, Emmett remembers that day in 1920. She was six years old at the time, and just celebrated her 103rd birthday last month.
Aug. 18, 2017
Friday Newscap
It’s time for our Friday NewsCap and some voices from the news this week. Joining us are Matthew Benson — director at the firm Veridus and also served as communications director for former Gov. Jan Brewer — and Mario Diaz, president of Mario E. Diaz and Associates and also served as a deputy chief of staff for former Gov. Janet Napolitano
Aug. 18, 2017
Eclipse
Day will become night across the U.S. on Monday. That’s when a rare total solar eclipse will take place. Moving from the Pacific Northwest to the Southeast, the celestial event has taken on the grand name of Great American Total Solar Eclipse.
Aug. 18, 2017
And this new approach to prosecution by the Trump administration also means that there will be even more cases clogging our immigration courts. The country’s immigration court system has been experiencing a backlog of cases for years, and many worry that the new push by the Trump administration to deport my people and punish them the first time they cross the border illegally will only exacerbate the problem.
Aug. 18, 2017

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