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New Mixed-Use Park Central Mall Space Honors Site
Park Central, Phoenix’s first mall, held a grand reopening Saturday to celebrate the site’s new look as a mixed office-retail site. The iconic property has been converted several times since opening as the city’s first mall in 1956.
Apr. 14, 2019
Arizona Official: Lower Immunization Rates Put State At Risk
Arizona's top health official says increased use of immunization exemptions are putting the state at risk of an outbreak of diseases.
Apr. 14, 2019
Mexico And U.S. Business Lobbies Sign Agreement
Two of the main economic organizations in Mexico and the United States signed an agreement on Friday, during the U.S.-Mexico CEO Dialogue in Mérida, Mexico. The agreement will serve as a prelude to the renewed free trade agreement for North America, known as USMCA.
Apr. 12, 2019
Court Won
A federal appeals court put a judge's order on hold Friday shortly before it would have stopped the Trump administration from forcing asylum seekers to wait in Mexico while their cases move through U.S. courts.
Apr. 12, 2019
1st Fentanyl Lab Found In NW Mexican State Sinaloa
After being shot at by suspects early Wednesday morning, state police and army units discovered a fentanyl laboratory in the northwestern Mexican state of Sinaloa. It’s just south of Sonora, which borders Arizona.
Apr. 12, 2019
Tempe Removes Councilman Granville From Office
“I believe the women,” said Councilwoman Lauren Kuby. “Councilmember Granville has lost the trust of this body and the trust of the community.”
Apr. 12, 2019
Phoenix Man Accused Of Killing 4, Including Wife And 2 Kids
A Phoenix man has been arrested on suspicion of killing his wife, two of his young daughters and a man who the suspect thought was romantically involved with his wife, police said Friday.
Apr. 12, 2019
KJZZ
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discussed the week in news with Laurie Roberts of the Arizona Republic and Lorna Romero of Arizona Chamber Foundation.
Apr. 12, 2019
The Takeaway: Candidate Talk — Cory Booker
Amy Walter talks to Allison Anderman, the Managing Attorney at the Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence, about how lobbying works, in practice. In response to Allison Anderman’s comments about what she calls “the corporate gun lobby,” we reached out to The Second Amendment Foundation, and to the NRA.
Apr. 12, 2019
Nina Simone was called the “High Priestess of Soul,” but she began as a Juilliard-trained concert pianist. And now, in a new show from the Black Theater Troupe, every stage of the music legend’s storied life is celebrated.
Apr. 12, 2019
Plaintiff: LGBTQ Curriculum Law Repeal An Opportunity For Change
The repeal follows a lawsuit against Arizona education leaders and the efforts of Arizona Democrats and LGBTQ advocates strike what some call a “no promo homo” law because it specifically prohibited teachers from promoting a “homosexual lifestyle” in HIV/AIDS instruction.
Arizona Repeals LGBTQ Curriculum Law
Apr. 12, 2019
Phoenix Slips In
This week, U.S. News & World Report released its rankings of Best Places to Live, and Phoenix and Tucson made the list. The factors they take into consideration are affordability, the job market, quality of life, education, access to health care and desirability.
Apr. 12, 2019
Activists Want To Restore McDowell Road
Lots of cities have landmark shopping districts — think of Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills and Fifth Avenue in New York City. Well, though you may not know it, here in Phoenix, McDowell Road — from 7th Street to the 51 — was once known as the Miracle Mile. It had its heyday in the 1940’s and 50’s.
Apr. 12, 2019
Sports Writer Takes On President Trump
For years, President Trump has been called out by critics for being inconsistent when it comes to telling the truth. The president claims to have at least 18 club championships, which would be incredible — except it isn’t true.
Apr. 12, 2019
Mexican Authorities Attempting To Slow Flow Of Migrants
As President Donald Trump has been putting pressure Mexico to slow down the flow of migrants reaching the border, Mexican authorities are containing hundreds of people in the southern part of that country. Senior Field Correspondent Jorge Valencia was reporting from Mexico's border with Central America.
Apr. 12, 2019
Proposed Bill Puts Evictions Front And Center At Capitol
House Bill 23-58 could give landlords the ability to evict tenants who pay rent using help from Section 8 vouchers and nonprofits. The bill comes as a response to a court decision last year that essentially said, if a landlord accepts rental assistance from someone as part of their payment, that tenant can’t be evicted.
Apr. 12, 2019
Space Twins: Results Are In For NASA Experiment
One twin rocketed off to space, the other stayed here on Earth — and for 25 months, scientists studied their every move. Arizonans know that this isn’t the plot of a science fiction blockbuster — after all, one of the twins is now running for Senate.
Apr. 12, 2019
Bullfighting At The Border: The Heart Of Nogales
In the 1950s and '60s, Arizona tourists and Hollywood stars filled the stands in the old bullring in Nogales, Sonora, to see some of the world’s most famous bullfighters perform just south of the Arizona border. Those days are gone, but for many, the memories remain.
Hear More Untold Arizona Stories
Apr. 12, 2019
Vice President, Ducey Challenge Congress On Border
Vice President Mike Pence met with Gov. Doug Ducey and federal immigration officials along Arizona’s border with Mexico on Thursday. Flanked by a group of olive-uniformed Border Patrol agents and with the border fence topped in concertina wire as the backdrop, Pence called on Congress to harden immigration rules against asylum seekers.
Apr. 11, 2019
Phoenix Trade Rep Based In Mexico City Talks Business Under AMLO
Uncertainty remains for many investors more than 100 days after Mexico’s new president officially took office. The city of Phoenix’s trade representative in Mexico City spoke Thursday morning about what this new era means for those whose business involves Arizona’s southern neighbor.
Apr. 11, 2019

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