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Some businesses in Arizona, and across the country, have complained they can’t find qualified workers to fill their open jobs. So, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation has developed a new curriculum to help companies train and find the talent they need.
Oct. 26, 2017
The Takeaway: The Struggle For Stability In Puerto Rico
Four weeks after Hurricane Maria, only 25 percent of the island has power. One priest says the recovery just isn’t moving quick enough for many of the people he helps in his community
Oct. 26, 2017
The announcements by Sens. Jeff Flake and Bob Corker that they wouldn’t run for reelection stunned the political world.
Oct. 26, 2017
The Takeaway: Republicans Pin Hopes to Tax Reform
The fight over the Republican tax reform plan continues to play out, with 401(k) plans emerging as a key sticking point between members of Congress and the president. Heather Long, an economic correspondent for The Washington Post, explains.
Oct. 26, 2017
An investigation from the state Attorney General’s office finds the Arizona Secretary of State’s office broke the law last year in the run-up to the special election for Propositions 123 and 124.
Oct. 26, 2017
At a luncheon with county supervisors, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey justified earlier funding sweeps and cost shifts from the state to counties. He also addressed reports that some of his staff received double digit pay increases.
Oct. 26, 2017
What's in a name? It turns out quite a lot. KJZZ's medical commentator, Dr. Joseph Sirven explains.
Oct. 26, 2017
GoDaddy's stock price hit an all time high during early daytime trading on Wednesday.
Oct. 26, 2017
Navajo Nation lawmakers are scheduled to take up legislation to build an aerial tram into the Grand Canyon next week. A Navajo Nation Council spokesman says the Grand Canyon Escalade is the only item on next Tuesday’s special session so far.
Oct. 26, 2017
Most people think of Alzheimer’s as a disease of old age. But the Alzheimer’s Association estimates there are at least 200,000 Americans under 65 living with it — including one Mesa couple, learning how to navigate life after a devastating diagnosis.
Oct. 26, 2017
The city of Tempe will be planting more trees this weekend. The goal is to create more shade canopy on city property.
Oct. 26, 2017
The expansion of the railroad to the Western half of the United States was an important development in our country’s history. And, to do that, someone had to build it. A new documentary, "Metal Road," explores the Navajo people’s important role in this industry and its long history.
Oct. 25, 2017
“To be competitive, you’ve got to run a kind of race I’m not comfortable running," he said. "I’ve got to sleep at night, look my kids in the eye and I can’t see, given the way the electorate looks to be looking at candidates right now, I simply can’t do it.”
Oct. 25, 2017
Phoenix takes another step toward creating a Latino Cultural Center. On Wednesday, a consultant presented a feasibility study to the city’s arts subcommittee.
Oct. 25, 2017
The number of registered voters in Arizona continues to rise by the thousands while party numbers shift, according to new registration data.
Oct. 25, 2017
National Park Service Wants To Hike Entrance Fees
The National Park Service has proposed charging steep entrance fees at 17 of its parks during peak seasons. The money would go toward an $11 billion backlog of maintenance projects.
Oct. 25, 2017
Bisbee’s ban on plastic bags is in violation of state law. That’s the assessment of Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich.
Oct. 25, 2017
Earlier this month, Netflix leaders said the company was going to greatly expand its offerings by spending $8 billion on original content in 2018. And Netflix will be de-emphasizing some of its non-original movie choices. So what does that mean for subscribers and competitors?
Oct. 25, 2017
Bank of the West is promising to bring hundreds of high-paying jobs to Tempe. In exchange, the city is offering the financial firm a government property lease excise tax. Called a GPLET for short, it swaps the property tax for a reduced rate.
Oct. 25, 2017
Losing someone this way is not something you’d expect to happen. It can be confusing to know what to do, even beyond the police report.
Oct. 25, 2017

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