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Detained Then Violated: Sexual Harassment In ICE Custody
Sexual harassment and assault complaints are a significant problem in detention centers. More than 1,200 complaints were filed in that category between 2010 and September 2017, primarily in ICE custody.
Apr. 23, 2018
Boas On Why Teacher Walkout
Governor Ducey’s proposed 20 percent pay increase for Arizona teachers over the next three years initially received widespread support. But as concerns mounted about how sustainable the financing of the raises would be, teachers made the decision to walkout this Thursday.
Apr. 23, 2018
Why Don
Presidential candidates come from a number of different backgrounds. They can be senators or members of Congress, governors or business-people. But, they’re generally not mayors.
Apr. 23, 2018
Some Arizona Schools Hold Rallies Before Teacher Walkout
Teachers in Arizona are preparing to walkout on Thursday. Ahead of that, some schools are seeing quick rallies ahead of the first morning bell.
Apr. 23, 2018
Study Of Japanese Tablets Reveal Mathematical Mystery
Two Mesa Community College professors recently published an article on wooden Japanese calculation tablets that represent a mathematical mystery.
Apr. 23, 2018
Phoenix, Scottsdale Plan To Move San Francisco Giants Training
The San Francisco Giants will benefit from a deal between the cities of Phoenix and Scottsdale. It calls for the team’s player development program to move from Scottsdale to Phoenix’s Papago Baseball Complex which has seen little activity since the Oakland A’s moved to Mesa a few years ago.
Apr. 23, 2018
Food Stamp Requirement In Farm Bill Could Hurt Older Adults
Last week, a U.S. House panel approved new work and job training requirements for food stamps or SNAP recipients as part of the Farm Bill. As KJZZs Kathy Ritchie reports, these requirements could impact older adults and people with disabilities.
Apr. 23, 2018
5 Things To Know About The Latest Colorado River Dust Up
There’s a rising tension over water in the Southwest. Agencies that manage the Colorado River are attempting to publicly shame an increasingly isolated water agency in Arizona. The feud has the potential to upset negotiations over the river’s future.
Apr. 23, 2018
National Spotlight On Arizona
Tuesday’s special election in the conservative 8th Congressional District is now being looked at as another midterm bellwether, after special election shockers in Pennsylvania and Alabama. Both candidates were out on Saturday to motivate their supporters.
Republicans Taking Nothing For Granted In 8th District Race
Apr. 23, 2018
Phoenix Ranks No. 8 As Most Ozone-Polluted Cities
The American Lung Association issued its 2018 "State of the Air" report — and Phoenix stinks. Of the 10 most ozone-polluted cities, Phoenix is ranked eight.
Apr. 23, 2018
Expert: Trump Can
President Donald Trump says he can fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller. However, constitutional expert Robert McWhirter argued on Arizona Horizon that President Trump probably can’t fire Mueller unless he's done something wrong.
Apr. 22, 2018
KJZZ
With The Show to talk about Arizona teachers announcing a strike date, the final days leading up to the special election in the 8th Congressional District and more are former legislative leader Chris Herstam and former Superintendent of Public Instruction Jaime Molera.
Apr. 22, 2018
Mesa Educator: Ducey
Arizona teachers are preparing to strike on Thursday, despite a promise by Governor Doug Ducey to give them a 20 percent raise by 2020. Cathy Matsumoto has been a special education teacher in Mesa for the past eight years. Speaking on NPR’s Weekend Edition Sunday, Matsumoto said Ducey’s plan is missing some key points.
Apr. 22, 2018
Candidate For Governor Bennett Cites Need For Broader Tax Base
Former Secretary of State Ken Bennett has announced he is challenging Governor Doug Ducey in the Republican primary. Bennett says a broader tax base would help to weather downturns in the economy.
Apr. 21, 2018
Former Secretary Of State Ken Bennett To Challenge Ducey In Primary
Governor Doug Ducey will face some competition in this year’s Republican primary election. Former Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett said he plans to challenge Ducey.
Apr. 21, 2018
Sen. Jeff Flake To Visit Sen. John McCain After Surgery
Meghan McCain tweeted Wednesday that she is returning to Arizona from New York to be with her family. She thanked everyone for their prayers for her father Senator John McCain. Senator Jeff Flake also plans to visit McCain this weekend.
Apr. 21, 2018
14th Annual Pat
The 14th annual Pat’s Run was held outside Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe Saturday morning. Race committee member Christina Hundley said the funds raised by the run benefit the Pat Tillman Foundation, which helps veterans complete their degrees.
Apr. 21, 2018
Deer Valley Schools Plan Closure Ahead Of Walkout
Teachers in Arizona are poised to strike next Thursday if state legislators do not pass a budget that identifies a clear plan for salary increases for educators and support staff. Deer Valley Unified School District announced it is closing all schools in anticipation of the strike.
Apr. 21, 2018
Arizona House Majority Leader Allen Blames Vetoes On Politics
Urging lawmakers to focus on teacher pay, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey vetoed ten bills Friday advanced by House Republicans.
Apr. 21, 2018
Phoenix Wants To Add Dense, Mixed-Use Project To Transit Center
It’s arguably one of the most valuable pieces of land in downtown Phoenix – and it’s going on the market.
Apr. 20, 2018

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