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Gas prices finally begin to fall
If crude oil prices continue to fall, experts say gas prices are expected to follow. And AAA Arizona spokesperson Aldo Vazquez said gas prices are already starting to decline.
June 30, 2022
SCOTUS limits 2020 ruling on tribal lands in Oklahoma
The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that states can prosecute non-Native Americans for crimes committed on tribal land when the victim is Native American.
June 30, 2022
Survey: Arizonas likely voters support a functioning border, not a wall
According to a recent survey of likely voters, Arizonans take a much more nuanced approach to border issues than campaign talking points would suggest.
June 30, 2022
Prescott mayor emphasizes first responder support in honoring Granite Mountain Hotshots
As Prescott remembers the lives of 19 firefighters who died in the 2013 Yarnell Hill Fire, the city’s mayor is emphasizing the dangers first responders face.
June 30, 2022
On location with Tiny Desert Concerts: Musical Instrument Museum
At first glance, the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) is simply home to an impressive collection of musical instruments from around the world. But slip on a pair of headphones and the place takes you — and your ears — around the world.
June 30, 2022
SCOTUS ruling allows Biden to end Remain in Mexico
A Supreme Court Ruling will allow the Biden administration to scrap the Trump-era policy commonly referred to as “Remain in Mexico.”
June 30, 2022
Census: Maricopa County had largest white, Black, Hispanic population growth
Maricopa County was the fastest-growing county in the United States last year. The U.S Census Bureau broke down those gains by race between 2020 and 2021.
June 30, 2022
Arouna and Zaza Diarra at the MIM: Tiny Desert Concert
Arouna Diarra is a 12th-generation musician from Burkina Faso who makes his own instruments — including the kamale n’goni, which is similar to a harp.
June 30, 2022
The LIV tours 1st U.S. event is underway. How this impacts the PGAs future
For decades, the PGA tour has been the centerpiece of the world's competitive men's golf. But now the PGA faces its greatest existential challenge with the emergence of the Saudi-backed LIV tour.
June 30, 2022
Conversations continue around diversity, inclusion in LGBTQ community
The last day of June also marks the last day of Pride Month. And among all of the events and celebrations, there’s also a continuing conversation about diversity and inclusion within the LGBTQ community.
June 30, 2022
SOAPBOX: I Know of What I Speak by Nina Newell
On KJZZ's SOAPBOX, we're turning over the the mic to our listeners. For the summer, writers tackled the theme HOME.
June 30, 2022
All AZ public school students are now eligible for a voucher. But the debate continues
All of Arizona’s 1.1 million public school students would be eligible for a voucher to attend a private school under a bill approved by Republicans in the state Legislature during the final hours of the session.
June 30, 2022
Activists, lawmakers point to U.S. policys role in Texas migrant tragedy
The death toll after a semitruck was found abandoned in the outskirts of San Antonio has risen to 53 people. Officials say it’s likely the deadliest smuggling incident in modern U.S. history. Activists and some lawmakers say it’s also a symptom of U.S. border policies.
June 30, 2022
Residents in Cochise County organize vote to establish water regulation
All over the Willcox and Douglas Basins, farmers, business owners and residents are seeing the water dry up. They say it’s happening at a quicker rate as more large farming operations move in.
June 30, 2022
Follow-up report to 2019 audit looks at AZ medical marijuana program
The Arizona auditor general found in 2019 that the state Department of Health Services had misallocated money from the medical marijuana fund. A new follow-up report says the health department has been slow to implement all policies and procedures needed to keep it from happening again.
June 30, 2022
Activists hope AZ ballot initiative will protect abortion access
The future of abortion is unclear in Arizona after the overturning of Roe vs. Wade. But activists hope to get an initiative on the ballot this year to make abortion access part of state law.
June 29, 2022
5M people identified as part of Mexico LGBTQ+ community in 1st sexual diversity survey
This week Mexico released the results of its first national survey on sexual diversity. More than 5 million people identified as members LGBTQ community. That's one in every 20 people in Mexico over the age of 15.
June 29, 2022
Journalist murdered in Tamaulipas is the 12th killed in Mexico in 2022
A reporter was killed in northeastern Mexico on Wednesday. He is the 12th journalist in the country to be murdered in just the first six months of this year.
June 29, 2022
Salmon backs Robson over Lake after dropping out of AZ governors race
Former U.S. Rep. Matt Salmon on Wednesday threw his support behind Republican Arizona governor candidate Karrin Taylor Robson over former TV news personality Kari Lake, a decision that came a day after Salmon dropped his own primary bid for governor.
June 29, 2022
Court orders Curaleaf Arizona owner to offer job to fired budtender
A corporate entity that owns marijuana dispensaries throughout metro Phoenix is under a federal court order to offer a job to a former budtender who sought to form a union. But the parent company of Curaleaf Arizona could still prevail in the unfair labor practices case awaiting review by a federal agency.
June 29, 2022

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