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GOP Bringing In AZ Prosecutor For Kavanaugh Hearing
Senate Republicans are bringing in Arizona prosecutor Rachel Mitchell to handle questioning about allegations of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh at Thursday's Senate Judiciary Committee hearing.
Sep. 25, 2018
The Cooper Center Aims To Teach Children About Nature
The Cooper Center wants to enhance children's positive experiences in nature, give them basic ecological understandings, and inspire them to live in more sustainable lives.
Sep. 25, 2018
Tale Of Family Separation Captures Attention Of AZ Students
How do you teach a child about political upheaval, family separation and perseverance? In one Queen Creek classroom students learn from a New York Times Bestselling author.
Sep. 25, 2018
New Video Service In Sky Harbor To Assist Hard-Of-Hearing Travelers
A new video service to assist deaf, hard-of-hearing or speech-challenged travelers has been implemented in Terminal 4 of Sky Harbor International Airport. The system will allow travelers who communicate with American Sign Language to video chat with an interpreter service to assist them.
Sep. 25, 2018
On National Issues: AZ Voters Care Most About Health Care
The study released Tuesday by West Health Institute asked for voter concerns state by state regarding six national topics: business or trade, environment, national security, immigration, jobs and the economy, and health care costs.
Sep. 25, 2018
Pederson Group Purchases 23 Acres Of North Phoenix Land
Retail developer buys 23 acres of State Trust Land at the corner of 35th avenue and Happy Valley Road.
Sep. 25, 2018
Lawsuit Seeks Documents On Delays In Processing Citizenship Applications
Immigrant rights groups are taking the federal government to court over access to records tied to applications for citizenship.
Sep. 25, 2018
Light Rail Supporters Trying To Garner Backing
Supporters of extending light rail into south Phoenix are trying to rally their troops. They’re urging residents and business owners to pressure the city council as it prepares for a key vote Wednesday.
Sep. 25, 2018
UA
A national cyberinfrastructure project led by the University of Arizona has received additional funding.
Sep. 25, 2018
WATCH: Gubernatorial Candidates Debate
Gov. Doug Ducey and David Garcia faced off Tuesday night. The debate was moderated by KJZZ's Steve Goldstein, Arizona Public Media's Lorraine Rivera and Christopher Conover, and Joe Ferguson of the Arizona Daily Star.
Sep. 25, 2018
Turning Point USA Opens Phoenix Headquarters
Conservative activist group Turning Point USA opened its newest headquarters in Phoenix last month. The group was founded in 2012 by Charlie Kirk to fight what he saw as a liberal bias against conservative students on college campuses around the country.
Sep. 25, 2018
1 in 6 Homeowners OK With Using Loans To Pay Off Monthly Bills
This isn’t about borrowing for a big ticket item like appliances or a remodel, but using money you have accrued over time from your home’s purchase to pay everyday or monthly bills. The survey showed that younger homeowners and lower-income homeowners said this most often.
Sep. 25, 2018
Has The Word
The term "resistance" has been used for centuries. To some, it applies as a useful catch-all phrase against the president and his congressional supporters. For others, though, it’s an ambiguous word that — the more it’s used — the more its power is diluted.
Sep. 25, 2018
Ken Burns On Faith, Hope And Science Behind Mayo Clinic
"The Mayo Clinic: Faith — Hope — Science" premieres Tuesday night on PBS. The clinic is based in Rochester, but has a presence in other cities, including Phoenix and Scottsdale.
Sep. 25, 2018
FBI Stats Show Arizona Needs Work Curbing Violent Crime
FBI's annual report shows crime is down on average, but violent crime in Arizona is not. Upon reviewing it, Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery confirmed overall crimes dropped 1.4 percent, down for the sixth year in a row.
Sep. 25, 2018
Fate Of Chinese Cultural Center Still Up In The Air
The fate of Phoenix’s Chinese Cultural Center is still up in the air, roughly a year after a developer announced plans to turn the building into offices.
Sep. 25, 2018
Could The Cure To Alzheimer
A new survey released by Banner Alzheimer’s Institute found that a majority of adults worry they’ll develop the disease. But, at the same time, most of the people surveyed also believe a cure for the disease will be developed in their lifetime.
Sep. 25, 2018
Douglas
On Monday, Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas went before the Arizona State Board of Education to propose new standards developed by Hillsdale College, a private Christian college in Michigan. But not everyone’s on board with the proposed standards.
Sep. 25, 2018
Dueling Reports Lay Blame For Primary Day Voting Problems
As Arizona looks ahead to November’s election, there has been a lot of news about the candidates and their views, but questions about the problems hundreds of polling places encountered were at the top of mind on primary day and questions still remain.
Sep. 25, 2018
United Blood Services Part Of Vitalant Name Change
Blood Systems announced Monday that its 10 blood center brands, including the United Blood Services, will unite under a new name: Vitalant. The change may mean more services for Arizona residents.
Sep. 25, 2018

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