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Flake, McCain Introduce VA Reform Bill
Arizona Senators John McCain and Jeff Flake have introduced legislation they said will reduce wait times for Veteran’s Administration health care patients.
June 3, 2014
Escaped Inmate Who Murdered Couple Sentenced
An inmate who escaped an Arizona prison and murdered a couple from Oklahoma was sentenced to prison Tuesday. Two of his accomplices were also sentenced this week.
June 3, 2014
Horne Denies Allegations Of Campaign Violations
Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne has fired back at a former employee who’s claimed Horne has staffers working for his reelection campaign on state time.
June 3, 2014
ASU Receives Six Rare Andy Warhol Prints
A collection of rare art works by Andy Warhol has been donated to ASU. The pop superstar never intended for the prints to be shared with the public.
June 3, 2014
Court Of Appeals Approves Countys Settlement To Wilcox
Former Maricopa County Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox has won an appeal over a nearly $1 million settlement in her lawsuit against the county.
June 3, 2014
Arizona Schools Going Solar To Generate Energy, Revenue
The Tucson Unified School District is installing solar panels at more than 40 of its campuses. That’s the biggest solar project for any school district in the country.
June 3, 2014
After 40 Years, Maricopa County In Compliance With Clean Air Act
The Valley’s air quality has improved over the last several years. On Friday the EPA approved a long-awaited clean air plan for Maricopa County.
June 2, 2014
Brewer Questions Obama Over Migrants Released In Arizona
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is questioning the federal government for dropping off migrants at Arizona Greyhound bus stations after they were caught in Texas. Brewer has written to President Barack Obama asking for answers.
June 2, 2014
Excessive Heat Harms Some, Helps Others
An excessive heat warning is in effect for Phoenix through Thursday. Temperatures could get as high as 111 degrees. Increased temperatures can be especially harmful for pets, children and the elderly. These temperatures can also wreak havoc on home and car air conditioners, which means big business for repair technicians.
June 2, 2014
Impacts Of New EPA Carbon Regulations Still Uncertain In Arizona
Arizona’s coal fired power plants could be required to significantly cut their carbon emissions. The reductions are part of a nationwide initiative to curb carbon pollution.
June 2, 2014
Barber: Mental Health Care Funding Needed In Wake Of Mass Shootings
Arizona Rep. Ron Barber said more funding is needed for mental health care in the wake of a recent mass shooting in Santa Barbara, Calif. But getting congressional support won’t be easy.
June 2, 2014
Obama Administration Addresses Influx Of Child Migrants
The Obama administration announced a plan Monday to address the growing number of Central American children and teenagers crossing the U.S. border alone.
June 2, 2014
Immigration Rumors May Be Driving More Women, Children To Cross Border
Smugglers are spreading the word in Central America that women with children can get into the United States. And in a way, that is what's happening.
June 2, 2014
Crews Working To Contain Grand Canyon Wildfire
Grand Canyon National Park officials say weather conditions are challenging firefighters working to contain a lightning-caused wildfire that's been burning on the north rim.
June 2, 2014
Trout Season Should Be Unaffected By Slide Fire
State Game and Fish officials say they’ve managed to save trout season by protecting more than 600,000 young fish at a hatchery threatened by the Slide Fire.
June 2, 2014
Work Underway On New Home For New Child Welfare Agency
Now that lawmakers have officially created the new Department of Child Safety, work is underway to establish a permanent home for the agency.
June 2, 2014
Border Patrol Kills Suspected Smuggler Near Golf Course
Authorities say the alleged drug smuggler shot and killed by a Border Patrol agent in Tucson over the weekend is the same man recently arrested by Pima County Sheriff’s Deputies for drug trafficking.
June 2, 2014
Engineers Preparing For Post-Fire Flooding
The Slide Fire that has burned more than 21,000 acres in Oak Creek Canyon is now about 90 percent contained.
June 2, 2014
Tempe Town Lakes Steel Gate Dam Construction To Begin
Construction begins Wednesday on a new permanent steel gate dam at Tempe Town Lake. The city of Tempe is building a permanent steel gate dam. As KJZZ’s Nadine Arroyo Rodriguez reports, the city is replacing the temporary structure that’s been there since 2010, when the original dam gave way.
June 2, 2014
Keeping Arizonas Children Fed This Summer
The Arizona Department of Education is trying to increase the number of free meals it provides this summer by up to 5 percent. Last year the program provided more than four million meals.
June 2, 2014

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