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October 2018: The Wettest On Record For AZ
Saturday's heavy rainfall makes this the wettest October on record for Arizona. The previous record was set in 1972.
Oct. 13, 2018
Opponents Of Prop 127 Face Claims Of Improperly Influencing Election
The fight over a clean-energy ballot measure has several counties and one state agency confronting allegations of improperly using government resources to oppose the measure.
Oct. 12, 2018
Wings For Autism Helping Kids Learn How To Navigate Airport
Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport is teaming up on a training exercise with a local organization that advocates for autism awareness.
Oct. 12, 2018
Flu Season Is Underway In Arizona
It’s early for Arizona’s flu season, but the number of reported cases is already higher than last year at this time.
Oct. 12, 2018
Department of Forestry Awards $1.1M To Remove Hazardous Fuel
The Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management has awarded more than $1 million to several entities across the state. The money will go toward keeping public lands healthy and reducing the risk of wildfire.
Oct. 12, 2018
What’s In Your Shopping Cart? Arizonans Buy More Fish, Less Dairy
Grocery stores in Arizona may want to stock more fish and seafood. That’s the only product line where Arizona supermarkets top the national sales average.
Oct. 12, 2018
Yuma Mayor Addresses Unexpected Release Of Immigrant Families
This week, during a U.S. Senate Committee hearing on “Threats to the Homeland,” newly appointed Sen. Jon Kyl spent most of his allotted time asking Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen about the department’s plans for Yuma, Arizona.
Oct. 12, 2018
Nuns On The Bus Talk Tax Policy Across The U.S.
A bus full of Catholic nuns is traveling from Santa Monica, California, to Mar-a-Lago, in Florida, between now and Nov. 2. They’re aiming to raise awareness of what they say are problems with the tax law signed by President Donald Trump late last year.
Oct. 12, 2018
Glendales Generous Building Sale Price Raises Eyebrows
When a design showroom and manufacturer of outdoor furniture bought a building in downtown Glendale, more than a few eyebrows were raised. But it wasn’t the nature of the business, it was the price paid for the building.
Oct. 12, 2018
Trial Under Way In Northern Arizona Water Case
The case will determine who has rights to water from the Little Colorado River basin. The claims number in the thousands and likely exceed the water available.
Oct. 12, 2018
Pac-12 Dealing With Officiating Controversy
Several Pac-12 teams — including ASU — have this weekend off, but that still leaves four conference games starting Friday night that will undoubtedly have some controversial calls to be reviewed. But at least those calls won’t be reviewed by the conference’s general counsel.
Oct. 12, 2018
Tuition In AZ Increases More Than Any Other State
Since the start of the Great Recession 10 years ago, tuition at Arizona universities increased more than anywhere else in the nation.
Oct. 12, 2018
Catch Up On A Week Of News With Friday NewsCap
Emily Ryan, who works for CopperState Consulting and attorney and former congressional staffer Roy Herrera, joined The Show to talk about Arizona’s U.S. Senate and gubernatorial race, some new polls about those races and this week’s Attorney General debate.
Oct. 12, 2018
Be A Part Of Electionland!
KJZZ is part of ProPublica's Electionland project, a collaboration of newsrooms around the country tracking voting problems. You can sign up to help report voting problems in your area. Here's how.
Oct. 12, 2018
Companies, Colleges Join For Research On Self-Driving Cars
You’ve seen the Waymo self-driving cars stopped at intersections, you’ve seen the Uber cars in your rearview, well here’s another name entering the Valley’s self-driving arena —The Institute for Automated Mobility.
Oct. 12, 2018
The Takeaway: Has Trump Kept His Campaign Promises?
We are less than a month away from the midterm elections. And that also means we are two years out from the 2016 campaign, when then-candidate Donald Trump ran on a series of promises to the American people.
Oct. 12, 2018
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On Wednesday and Thursday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped by more than 1,000 points combined — leading many to wonder whether the long-running bull market is on the wane.
Oct. 12, 2018
Scottsdale Voters Weigh Prop 420
Scottsdale voters are being asked to change the city charter to require certain projects in the McDowell Sonoran Preserve be approved by voters before moving forward.
Oct. 12, 2018
Arizona To Launch Test Facility For Self-Driving Technology
Gov. Doug Ducey signed an executive order Thursday creating the newly minted Institute for Automated Mobility. The proposed hub will focus on the technology and its integration into the real world, he said in a statement.
Oct. 12, 2018
Mexico 68 Olympics Design Is Still Revered, Disputed
The Mexico City Olympic Games began 50 years ago, on Oct. 12. The Games’ vibrant visual identity became the icon of an era and a country, and the style is celebrated as a cornerstone for contemporary graphic design. But its success also brought an ongoing dispute between people from both sides of the border.
Mexico Seeks ‘Lost’ Children Artists For 50th Anniversary Of 1968 Olympics
Oct. 12, 2018

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