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January 18, 2013
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January 18, 2013
The Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center is the latest oncology hospital in the Valley to announce it’s expanding. As KJZZ’s Nick Blumberg reports, the announcement comes a little more than a year after the center first opened.
January 18, 2013
What do New York subway riders and Arizona golf courses have in common? Hopefully a lot, if the Scottsdale Convention and Visitors’ Bureau latest campaign works. KJZZ’s Al Macias reports.AL MACIAS: New Yorkers on the 42nd Street subway will be looking at pictures of the Sonoran Desert, Scottsdale spas and sunny golf courses.
January 18, 2013
Recent conflicts over the fiscal cliff and gun control have renewed focus on the importance of civil discussion in the wake of disagreements.STEVE GOLDSTEIN: The National Institute for Civil Discourse was founded at the University of Arizona one month after the January 2011 shootings in Tucson with the goal of reducing inflammatory rhetoric in public life.
January 17, 2013
 Our immigration system is broken. An estimated 11 million people live in the United States without proper documentation. Visas are hard to come by, making it difficult to meet our labor needs and causing backlogs that have separated families for nearly 20 years.
January 17, 2013
President Barack Obama will begin his second term on Monday, Jan. 21 at the Presidential Inauguration. Some see it as a grand tradition, others see it as a waste of resources.We want to know what, if anything, Inauguration Day means to you.
January 16, 2013
A male Mexican gray wolf recently released in Arizona's Apache Sitgreaves National Forest is doing well. The release was timed to coincide with normal early season breeding activities. KJZZ’s Al Macias reports.
January 16, 2013
An Arizona death row inmate has died, reportedly of natural causes. In April of 2000, Richard Glassel walked into the board of directors meeting of the Ventana Lakes Property Owners Association. He shot and killed two people and injured three more.
January 16, 2013
Former State Senator Jerry Lewis, best known for defeating then-Senate President Russell Pearce in the 2011 recall election, says Arizona lawmakers need to look past party affiliation and work to do what's best for the state.
January 16, 2013
Democratic State Senator Steve Farley and Republican State Senator Rich Crandall talk about the importance of leadership at the state legislature and the need to find common ground to meet some of Arizona's challenges.
January 16, 2013
Since Saturday morning, the Valley has had five straight days with either a freeze watch or a freeze warning--a nearly-unprecedented run of frigid conditions. Dr. Mark Manfredo, a professor at the Morrison School of Agribusiness and Resource Management at ASU's College of Technology and Innovation, says growers will be hurt.
January 16, 2013
The National Hockey League's lockout is over, and the Phoenix Coyotes start the 2013 season on Saturday night in Dallas. Todd Walsh of Fox Sports Arizona and the Phoenix Coyotes' radio network talks about whether the team will be able to pick up on the magic of last season--when the Coyotes made the Western Conference Finals.
January 16, 2013
Maury Brown, President of the Business of Sports Networks, explains how labor disputes in professional sports are often perceived differently from lockouts and strikes in other industries.
January 16, 2013
Arizona business leaders told members of the state House of Representatives Wednesday that the new Common Core standards for K-12 schools will help companies fill available jobs. From Phoenix, KJZZ’s Mark Brodie reports.
January 16, 2013
A new report says Arizona is lagging behind most states when it comes to vehicle-safety laws. The Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety give Arizona high ratings for child-safety and impaired-driving laws.
January 16, 2013
The Arizona Nature Conservancy has developed a new approach to restoring the state’s forests – an art gallery. The conservancy wants to start cutting trees effectively, and get the public involved in restoration.
January 15, 2013
The Arizona Court of Appeals says state lawmakers erred in not fully increasing funding for public schools, based on inflation. From Phoenix, KJZZ’s Mark Brodie has more. MARK BRODIE: Arizona voters in 2000 approved Proposition 301.
January 15, 2013
Governor Jan Brewer wants to expand medicaid, protect Arizona children, and make it easier for businesses to pay their taxes. The Governor outlined those and other priorities in her 2013 State of the State Address.
January 14, 2013
Some national evangelical leaders have announced a new effort to persuade conservative Christians and lawmakers they should support federal immigration reform.The effort is called “I Was a Stranger.” The campaign asks churches to spend 40 days studying scripture related to immigration.
January 14, 2013

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