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The United States has reached its goal of taking in 10,000 Syrian refugees in a year-old resettlement program. Several hundred of those refugees are now live in Arizona.
Sep. 1, 2016
OSIRIS-REx spacecraft on launch pad
NASA said the launch of its OSIRIS-REx mission is still on track for Sept. 8 even after a SpaceX rocket explosion near the Cape Canaveral launch site Thursday morning.
Sep. 1, 2016
Secretary of State spokesman Matt Roberts described Tuesday’s Primary Election as quiet, a sharp contrast to the March 22 Presidential Preference Election which saw voters waiting in line for hours. But one voter rights group had concerns.
Sep. 1, 2016
Residents in Glendale are being asked to provide their input tonight about parks, recreation and library fees. The city has hired an outside consultant to evaluate public fees and determine what changes are needed.
Sep. 1, 2016
When Donald Trump confirmed his plans to go see President Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico, the reaction from political leaders bordered on vitriolic. Hillary Clinton’s campaign pointed to Trump’s general comments about Mexican-Americans. And Mexican opposition party leaders said there was no reason to welcome Trump. But did people on the streets feel the same way?
Sep. 1, 2016
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NASA announced a year ago mysterious dark streaks on Mars might be caused by liquid water. But a new study out of Northern Arizona University says those features are actually dry.
Sep. 1, 2016
Low income families and individuals will be placed on the waitlist until a housing voucher becomes available. The last time Tempe’s housing authority opened the waitlist was over a year ago.
Sep. 1, 2016
City leaders will discuss a proposal Thursday that’s designed to keep certain stores from getting too close to each other.
Sep. 1, 2016
Arizona ranks in the bottom 10 of all states for fiscal success, according to a new study done by GoBankingRates​.
Aug. 31, 2016
Arizona’s Consumer Financial Protection Bureau analyzed close to 10,000 predatory lending complaints and found 91 percent involved excessive debt collection, bank account closures, and or long-term debt.
Aug. 31, 2016
In a 5-4 vote, Phoenix City Council approved city-issued photo IDs available to any resident – even those who are undocumented.
Aug. 31, 2016
Unofficial results in Glendale’s mayoral race show the candidates separated by less than 1 percent.
Aug. 31, 2016
The Arizona Supreme Court has given the go-ahead for recreational marijuana to be on the November ballot.
Aug. 31, 2016
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump outlined a 10-part immigration plan that built on his campaign’s promises to build a wall on the U.S. Mexico border and deport immigrants in the country illegally. “There is only one core issue in the immigration debate, and that issue is the well being of the American people,” Trump said.
Aug. 31, 2016
In his new novel, "The Whale: A Love Story," Tucson author Mark Beauregard explores the struggles Melville was having completing Moby- Dick and how his intimate friendship with fellow writer Nathaniel Hawthorne inspired him.
Aug. 31, 2016
A press conference organized by opponents of Donald Trump
Opponents of Donald Trump held a press conference Wednesday morning, ahead of the Republican presidential nominee’s visit to the Valley that evening
Aug. 31, 2016
U.S. Supreme Court
Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan joined the high court on August 7, 2010, making her the fourth female justice in the court’s history.
Aug. 31, 2016
Throughout the election season, Trump has been critical of Latinos and Hispanics generally and has talked about forcing Mexico to build a strong border wall to separate the country from the U.S.
Aug. 31, 2016
Arizona’s primary election produced some very intriguing results, including outcomes in congressional and statewide races. KJZZ's Here and Now debriefs with reporters and experts about the outcomes and what to expect in November.
Aug. 31, 2016
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Since 2010, Arizona was the only state in the country without a Children’s Health Insurance Program for low-income families. And after almost being dropped again this year by the Arizona Senate – KidsCare coverage begins for families Thursday, Sept. 1.
Aug. 31, 2016

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