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Whether Arizonans will raise the income tax on some to pay for increased education funding, Jeff Flake’s latest disagreement with President Donald Trump were some of the top news stories this week.
Jun. 8, 2018
Fifty years ago, a groundbreaking film that changed how moviegoers looked at science fiction was released into theaters.
Jun. 8, 2018
In 2007, Phillip Kennedy's dad took the family white water rafting in Yosemite National Park for an experience of a lifetime. Putting on a wet-suit that looked a little too small was just the beginning.
Jun. 8, 2018
A Chicago-based company said Thursday it is putting together a proposal to buy the coal-fueled Navajo Generating Station, a move that could forestall the plant's scheduled closure in late 2019 and save hundreds of jobs and funding for Native American tribes.
Jun. 8, 2018
Two U.S. senators from western states joined the legislative fight Thursday to repeal President Donald Trump's tariffs on imported solar panels, saying the higher taxes on foreign producers are jeopardizing jobs in the U.S.
Jun. 8, 2018
The Takeaway: Who Deserves Government Assistance?
In April of this year, President Donald Trump signed an executive order directing federal agencies to strengthen current work requirements, or introduce new restrictions, for low-income Americans who receive government assistance.
Jun. 8, 2018
Gov. Doug Ducey intends to use more than half of the $59 million the state is getting to replace buses that are at least 15 years old and have more than 100,000 miles.
Jun. 8, 2018
Many of us woke up to the sad news this morning that celebrity chef and author Anthony Bourdain is dead. CNN reported that it was the result of suicide. Earlier this week, fashion designer Kate Spade also took her own life.
Jun. 8, 2018
Arlington National Cemetery is where more than 420,000 veterans are buried. But based upon the current pace of additions and the limited amount of land available, Arlington could be completely full within 25 years.
Jun. 8, 2018
A bipartisan group of 10 senators introduced longshot legislation Wednesday that would require Congress to sign off on tariffs imposed in the name of national security, defying President Donald Trump on a bedrock issue that once defined the GOP.
Jun. 8, 2018
A case just decided by the Arizona Court of Appeals is bringing to mind — for some — a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in the so-called "wedding cake case."
Jun. 8, 2018
The Takeaway: Mister Rogers
It’s been 50 years since Mister Rogers' Neighborhood premiered on PBS, and now Morgan Neville, who directed "20 Feet from Stardom" and "Best of Enemies," is bringing that voice to the big screen with the documentary "Won’t You Be My Neighbor?" which is out Friday.
Jun. 8, 2018
Phoenix has already seen more instances than last year of police officers shooting at somebody. There have been 10 people killed by police in Phoenix in 2018, according to a Washington Post database — more than New York City, Chicago or Los Angeles.
Phoenix Police Union Splits Again With Chief Over Use Of Force
Jun. 8, 2018
An internal investigation is underway after security and body camera footage showed Mesa police officers beating a detained man at an apartment complex.
Jun. 7, 2018
Maricopa County Superior Court officials said Laura Smith, former CFO for the Scottsdale Unified School District, pleaded not guilty Thursday to two counts of fraud schemes and nine counts of public official conflict of interest.
Jun. 7, 2018
A coalition of activist groups called One Arizona has a goal to register 200,000 Arizonans to cast ballots in November, and the recent settlement of a voter registration lawsuit will affect those efforts.
Jun. 7, 2018
Sounds Of The City: Life Guarding
Listen to the sounds of Tristan Gaynor life guarding at a public pool. If you have suggestions or hear things that make Phoenix, Phoenix, send us a note at theshow@kjzz.org.
Jun. 7, 2018
Starting Friday, smoking in many areas of 11 Maricopa County parks will be prohibited.
Jun. 7, 2018
ACLU calls for systemic reform after Mesa Police release video of May 23rd incident between an unarmed African American and four officers.
Jun. 7, 2018
Scottsdale’s arts district was once a mecca for arts dealers and lovers nationwide. But it’s lost some of its luster in recent years as its independent galleries have struggled and there has been turnover at the highest levels of its major arts organization: Scottsdale Arts.
Jun. 7, 2018

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