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Metro Phoenix Home Prices Leveling Off
Home sales have been flattening nationwide over the last year. And that means home prices are also falling and sellers are slow to adjust. Home value website Zillow reports a 7.6 percent home price appreciation for Maricopa County during 2017.
Jan. 25, 2019
Dramatic Drop In Acres Burned During 2018 Wildfire Season
Arizona saw fewer wildfires and a dramatic reduction in the number of acres burned in 2018.
Jan. 25, 2019
Arizona Crime Rates Lower Than National Average
A ranking of cities based on crime rates by The National Council for Home Safety and Security (NCHSS) puts Arizona's metro areas above the the national average, or safer than average. Arizona's safest city by their measure: Florence, and least safe is Flagstaff.
Jan. 25, 2019
WATCH: Trump Remarks About Partial Government Shutdown
President Donald Trump is giving remarks about the 35-day partial government shutdown from the White House Rose Garden.
Jan. 25, 2019
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KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discusses the week in news with Julie Erfle of Erfle Uncuffed and Paul Bentz of HighGround.
Jan. 25, 2019
Election Day Drop Off Ban Advances
A state Senate committee has approved a pair of election-related bills on a party-line vote.
Jan. 25, 2019
Gov. Ducey Takes Aim At Hacienda Leadership In Tweets
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is Tweeting about the 29 year old woman who was raped and impregnated by her caregiver at Hacienda Healthcare. He is also taking aim at Hacienda’s leadership.
Jan. 25, 2019
For One Migrant Who Returned To Mexico, Long Path To Opportunities
Jessica Gonzalez, now 28, was one of the more than 1 million undocumented Mexican immigrants who left the United States in the last decade, bringing net migration from Mexico to a net zero, according to Pew Research estimates. Like many young returning migrants, Gonzalez faced challenges in transferring her American education and in finding work.
Jan. 25, 2019
Less Than 2 Percent Of Registered Architects Are Black
While Arizona doesn’t maintain a record of how many minorities are in the design profession here, nationally we know that out of over 100,000 registered architects — less than 2 percent — are African-American.
Jan. 25, 2019
Nevada Has Roads
Two stretches of roadway in Southern Nevada, including one in downtown Las Vegas, have had their traffic rules digitized.
Jan. 25, 2019
New Curator Joins Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Arts
All art is subjective, right? But who decides, then, what art is good enough to show in a museum — the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Arts (SMoCA), for example. Well, in that case, the answer to that is now Hanh Ho, who has just been named SMoCA’s new Curator of Contemporary Arts.
Jan. 25, 2019
The Pulse: The Inner Workings Of Hospitals
Violence erupts at hospitals more frequently than it should. Now, a California law is requiring medical centers to develop prevention plans to protect workers.
Jan. 25, 2019
AZ Senator Working To Improve English Learner Program
Arizona has one of the most restrictive English Language Learner (ELL) programs in the country. It was established in the early 2000s, after Arizona voters passed Prop 203, otherwise known as the “English Only” initiative.
Jan. 25, 2019
Bill Would Require Early Ballots Be Mailed Back
Arizona voters who get an early ballot in the mail would be required to mail them back, under a bill given approval on a party-line vote in a state Senate committee yesterday. SB1046 would take away the option early voters currently have to also drop their ballots off at polling places.
Jan. 25, 2019
AZ Nonprofit Missing Funds Due To Shutdown
The partial government shutdown is now in its 35th day, and thousands of federal workers will miss a second paycheck.
Jan. 25, 2019
More Layoffs Hit Media Companies, Including Arizona Republic
Pulitzer Prize winning editorial cartoonist Steve Benson was laid off from The Arizona Republic this week — he’d been with the paper since 1980. The move was part of a larger round of layoffs by the paper’s parent company, Gannett.
Jan. 25, 2019
The Takeaway: The Art Of The Political Apology
Day by day the democratic field grows, with more and more presidential hopefuls throwing their hats into the ring. But there’s something else noticeably different this time around, the candidates are apologizing for past policy positions.
Jan. 25, 2019
Official: Asylum Seekers To Wait In Mexico Starting Friday
The Trump administration on Friday will start forcing some asylum seekers to wait in Mexico while their cases wind through U.S. courts, an official said, launching what could become one of the more significant changes to the immigration system in years.
Jan. 25, 2019
Stringer Apologizes For Race, Immigration Comments
A Prescott Republican lawmaker whose comments about race and immigration caused a stir last year publicly apologized Thursday on the House floor.
Jan. 24, 2019
Estimated 1,400 Now Eligible For AZ Licenses
Hundreds of thousands of “DREAMers” have been given what’s called deferred action, meaning the United States has decided not to immediately try to deport them.
Jan. 24, 2019

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