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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
Activists Want To Restore McDowell Roads Miracle Mile
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.
April 12, 2019
Phoenix Slips In Best Places To Live Ranking
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.
April 12, 2019
Simply Simone Presents Life Of High Priestess Of Soul
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.
April 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.
April 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.
April 12, 2019
Gila County Has The Highest Rate Of New Syphilis Cases
It is Sexually Transmitted Disease Awareness Month and Arizona has a higher rate of syphilis than the national average. Gila County has the highest rate of new syphilis cases in Arizona.
April 12, 2019
Valley Libraries Offer Citizen Science Equipment, Activities
This Saturday, several Phoenix-area libraries will participate in the Megathon, a citizen-science project to help speed up Alzheimer's disease research. The event is one example of the citizen science resources available through local libraries.
April 12, 2019

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