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The Takeaway: Camp Fire Survivors Still Dealing With Death In The Community
It’s been five months since the Camp Fire destroyed the town of Paradise and killed 85 people. But survivors are still facing issues, from inadequate housing to overcrowded medical centers. And people say their friends and loved ones are still dying as a result of the fire.
April 15, 2019
The Takeaway: Burning Of Three Black Churches Serves As Reminder Of Racism
Over the course of ten days in St. Landry Parish, March, three Black churches were set ablaze. One of the churches dates back to the 19th century.
April 15, 2019
New Mixed-Use Park Central Mall Space Honors Sites History
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.
April 15, 2019
McDowell Arch Rededicated As Part Of  Miracle Mile Revival
A landmark along McDowell Road in Phoenix was rededicated Saturday as part of a community effort to revitalize business along the strip known as the “Miracle Mile.” In 1991, Michelle Stuhl designed the McDowell Gateway Arch.
April 15, 2019
Few Remaining Arizona Holocaust Survivors Gather In Scottsdale To Never Forget
April 15 marks the start of Genocide Awareness Week. To commemorate the solemn remembrance, a recent event in Scottsdale brought together some of Arizona’s remaining few World War II Holocaust survivors.
April 15, 2019
Monday Is Deadline To Comment On Waters Of The U.S.
Monday night is the deadline to comment on a proposed federal rule change over so-called “Waters of the United States.” It could mean big changes for how some waterways are regulated.
April 15, 2019
ASU Expert: Too Soon To Call Remains New Homo Species
The discovery of a new human ancestor in the Philippines added another species to our genus, Homo. But at least one expert considers that classification premature. The research appears in the journal Nature.
April 15, 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.
April 15, 2019
Monday Deadline To File Tax Returns, Extensions
Arizona Department of Revenue encourages taxpayers to electronically file returns. In Arizona, state form 204 can be filled out to get a six-month extension. That form's deadline is also Monday.
April 15, 2019
More Park Rangers, Library Security In Phoenix Budget
Phoenix is hosting its 14th community budget hearing Monday night with five more to come this month. The meetings are a chance for residents to learn how the city collects and spends $4.42 billion a year.
April 15, 2019
As Hermosillo Grows At Edges, Some See A Future In The Center
In a trend Phoenicians know well, the Sonoran capital Hermosillo is growing quickly at the city’s edges. That has come with financial and environmental consequences. However, some officials and entrepreneurs are turning their gaze to the city center, and see a more sustainable future in a denser, more diverse urban core.
More Stories From Hermosillo
April 15, 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.”
April 13, 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.
April 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
April 12, 2019
Report: Phoenix Is Second Most Active Data Center Market
From the East to the West, more developers are planning more data centers across the Valley. Phoenix is considered the second most active data center market in the nation. When it comes to construction activity, the Valley ranks just behind northern Virginia in CBRE’s Data Center Trends Report.
April 12, 2019
KJZZs Friday NewsCap April 12, 2019
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.
April 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.
April 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.
April 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.
April 12, 2019
Sports Writer Takes On President Trumps Golf Record
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.
April 12, 2019

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