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KJZZ Manager Reassigned Following Investigation
Mark Moran, former associate general manager of news at KJZZ, has been demoted and reassigned following an investigation.
Sep. 13, 2018
AZ Rep. Mosley Receives Warrant For Arrest
An arrest warrant has been issued for State Rep. Paul Mosley who attracted national headlines after a video captured him bragging about driving over 120 mph earlier this year.
Sep. 13, 2018
Arizona Storytellers: Joanna Brathwaite
When Joanna Brathwaite was little, she believed the coolest thing about her was that her parents were from the Caribbean. But when she finally visited, things were not how she imagined.
Sep. 13, 2018
Recycling Fraud Ring Busted
Thousands of pounds of empty beverage containers were intercepted this summer while being smuggled into California from Arizona and Nevada to defraud the state's recycling program, authorities said Wednesday.
Sep. 13, 2018
Changing Woman, Part 6: The Rockers
The Nizhoni Girls are redefining what it means to be Navajo. They're shaking down their assimilated ways in their songs and holding onto key Navajo beliefs in their activism.
Part One | Part Two | Part Three | Part Four | Part Five | Hear The Podcast
Sep. 13, 2018
Penzone Says Closing Tent City Saved $20 Million
The sheriff says his part of the savings was invested in the department while $10 million was given back to the county.
Sep. 12, 2018
Judge Hears Argument Voter Registration Violations
Voting rights groups are asking a federal judge to force the secretary of state to alert voters that their registration information may not be up to date.
Sep. 12, 2018
Fontes Doesn
Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes says he “cannot guarantee there will be no problems in the upcoming November elections.
Sep. 12, 2018
AZ Search And Rescue Team Arriving In Raleigh, NC
A caravan of Arizona emergency responders was headed east to North Carolina early Tuesday morning expecting to arrive before Hurricane Florence makes landfall.
Sep. 12, 2018
U.S. Deficit Creeping Toward $1 Trillion
The Congressional Budget Office this week reports the country spent nearly $900 billion more than it brought in during the first 11 months of the fiscal year — that’s $220 billion more than the shortfall at this time last year.
Sep. 12, 2018
New Bishop Of Lutheran Church On Being The First Woman
This week, Deborah K. Hutterer became the first woman to be installed as the bishop of Evangelical Lutheran Church in the Southwest. But she’s just one of 17 other female bishops in that church.
Sep. 12, 2018
 What Guarantees Preservation Of History?
Earlier this month, a fire destroyed an estimated 90 percent of the nearly 20 million pieces housed at the National Museum of Brazil. But in burning artifacts, the blaze also erased a large amount of the country’s history. Around the world, museums house the items that tell a region’s story.
Sep. 12, 2018
Arts Activist On Hip Hop, Black Lives Matter And Resegregation
Jeff Chang is an arts activist. His work documents the growth and impact of hip hop culture in the U.S. from New York in the 1970s to today. Now, he says movements like Black Lives Matter have given new life to the kind of resistance that hip hop gives voice to.
Sep. 12, 2018
Police, Fire Ask For Millions For Infrastructure
After years of putting off building maintenance and vehicle replacements, the city of Phoenix is considering some large requests from the police and fire departments. During a council work study session yesterday, both chiefs laid out their infrastructure needs.
Sep. 12, 2018
Summit Looks At Worldwide Climate Change
A summit is getting underway today in San Francisco looking into the efforts of cities, states, regions, companies and investors to deal with climate change.
Sep. 12, 2018
How Do Hurricanes Get Their Names?
Shakespeare told us a rose by any other name would smell just as sweet — but we're not so sure that goes for hurricane names. So how do hurricanes get their names?
Sep. 12, 2018
North Carolina Braces For Hurricane Florence
Hurricane Florence is expected to make landfall in North Carolina on Thursday, with what one federal official calls a “Mike Tyson punch.”
Sep. 12, 2018
ACLU Releases Plan To Reduce Incarceration
The ACLU has introduced a nationwide plan to reduce prison populations and racial disparities behind bars — problems that are even more of a challenge here in Arizona, according to Alessandra Soler, executive director of the ACLU of Arizona.
Sep. 12, 2018
Hess: Legislative Republicans Always Trying To Disqualify Libertarians
For the first time in more than two decades, a Libertarian candidate will not be on the Arizona ballot. Barry Hess, who’s been the Libertarian candidate for governor in every election since 2002, joined The Show to talk about it.
Sep. 12, 2018
County Recorder On What Happened Election Day
Since primary election day last month, the Maricopa County Recorder’s Office has been tight-lipped about problems that left many voters delayed and confused when they showed up at the polls.
Sep. 12, 2018

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