On this Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we’re celebrating the civil rights leader’s legacy and reflecting on what it means today. In Phoenix, residents can do this at the annual MLK March. That’s where we find KJZZ’s Bret Jaspers.
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Since the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway opened, Phoenix says more developers are taking notice. Phoenix is branding the area as the South Mountain Technology Corridor and wants to focus on attracting companies in advanced manufacturing, aerospace and defense, finance and insurance, data centers and emerging technologies.
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Exhibit Showcases Stories Of Historic Black Families In The Southwest
More often than not, when you think about African American history in this country, you probably don’t think about them here in Arizona. But there’s an exhibition showing now in Phoenix’s Heritage Square that highlights the stories of African Americans here in the Southwest.
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Glendale Workers Support NASA Mission To Send First Woman To Moon
Some Honeywell employees in Glendale will play a role in the next generation of human space exploration.
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Meth Production, Trafficking Has Increased Threefold Since 2017
DEA reports indicate the production and trafficking of methamphetamine has increased nearly threefold since 2017. Las Vegas-based journalist John L. Smith recently broke down the spike in meth trafficking in the region and he joined The Show to discuss the causes.
Taliesin West Officials Taking Unique Approaches To Preservation
Last summer, Taliesin West in Scottsdale and Taliesin in Wisconsin were inscribed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. That’s led to more visitors to Frank Lloyd Wright’s properties, which officials welcome. But more visitors also means more upkeep and maintenance.
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UA Researcher Working To Cut Off Citrus Disease Before It Spreads To AZ Crops
There is an outbreak that’s killing California’s citrus trees. Earlier this month, that state’s orange growers expanded a quarantine zone to cover more than 1,000 square miles. But now one researcher at the University of Arizona is working to cut off the disease at its knees — before it can spread it to the ever-valuable citrus crop here in Arizona.

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How The Senate Impeachment Trial Will Work
Now that the House has impeached President Trump, the process shifts to the Senate, which will vote on whether to convict him. Here is your guide to the steps and the people that matter.
McConnell Lays Out Plan For Senate Impeachment Trial Procedure
The Senate majority leader is planning for each side in the impeachment trial to have 24 hours to present their case, spread over two days. Democrats object to that idea.
Political Unrest In Puerto Rico After Discovery Of Unused Hurricane Aid
Fed up with what they say is rampant corruption, protesters are demanding the resignation of Gov. Wanda Vázquez, who just months ago served as the island's Justice Secretary.
Migrant Caravan Crosses River into Mexico In Standoff With Security Forces
After closing a bridge linking Guatemala with Mexico, a caravan of Central American migrants waded across a river connecting the countries but their journey is being stopped by Mexican troops.
Amtrak To Drop $25,000 Ticket Price For Two Wheelchair Users After Complaints
NPR reported on Friday that the ticket for a two-hour ride between Chicago and Bloomington-Normal, Ill., stations usually costs $16. Amtrak had based the higher price on adjustments to train cars.