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NASA Awards Additional Funding To 3 AZ Small Businesses
NASA has chosen a group of small businesses, including three from Arizona, to receive a second phase of funding. The program supports innovation research and technology transfer for ideas that could benefit NASA’s mission and the U.S. economy.
May 18, 2019
ADOT To Partner With Arizona Businesses To Promote 511 On Roadways
The Arizona Department of Transportation is looking to partner with businesses across the state to bring brand awareness to the state’s 511 travel information line.
May 18, 2019
Nogales, Arizona, Charged Unfairly For Wastewater Treatment, City Says
The city of Nogales, Arizona, feels it is shouldering too much of the sewage treatment costs shared with the Mexican city of Nogales, just across the border. A 1944 treaty between the U.S. and Mexico divides treatment costs among the two countries and a federal agency.
May 18, 2019
Corizon Health Settles With Phoenix EEOC Over ADA Violation Allegations
One of the nation's largest correctional health care providers, Corizon Health, will pay $950,000 to plaintiffs who alleged the company was in violation the Americans With Disabilities Act.
May 17, 2019
Sinema, McSally Talk Tariffs At Chamber Event
Arizona’s senators are weighing in on President Donald Trump’s decision to lift tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada and Mexico and the U.S. trade fight with China.
May 17, 2019
U.S. Treasury Sanctions Mexican Officials
The Department of Treasury is sanctioning a former Mexican governor and a magistrate judge accused of corruption and links to drug cartels.
May 17, 2019
Lower Temps Force ADOT To Delay I-10 Paving
It is summer in Arizona, and the Arizona Department of Transportation is postponing their paving on I-10 due to cooler temperatures.
May 17, 2019
Saturday Is 1st Day To Cast Ballots In Person For Phoenix Council Runoff
Saturday is the first day to cast ballots in person in the Phoenix City Council runoff election. One seat is open in District 5 and another in District 8. The city of Phoenix will operate 11 voting centers to fill the vacancies.
May 17, 2019
Whistleblower Claims Cover-Up In Governor
The correctional officer who leaked footage of dangerous conditions at an Arizona prison has come forward, casting doubt on the integrity of the state’s response to security problems there.
May 17, 2019
ASU Developing DOD-Backed Pollen IED Sourcing
Arizona State University is one of 24 applicants to receive funding under the Department of Defense Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative. ASU will use the $6.25 million to track the origins of roadside bombs using pollen.
May 17, 2019
AZ Theatre Compay Director Aims To Draw New Audiences
Arizona Theatre Company has undergone significant change in recent years, with new leadership and new approaches to drawing a broader audience.
May 17, 2019
Mexico City Closes Schools, Restricts Traffic As Air Pollution Spikes
A sharp increase in pollution due to high temperatures and nearby fires has led the government to restrict traffic, close schools and order people indoors in Mexico's capital.
May 17, 2019
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HBO's "Game Of Thrones" ends Sunday. Chris Ryan from The Ringer explains the show's social-media ubiquity and why there may never be another cultural moment like this.
May 17, 2019
Chef Charleen Badman Reflects On James Beard Award Win
FnB chef Charleen Badman won this year’s James Beard Award for Best Chef: Southwest. That night, in front of the most powerful people in the restaurant industry, Badman became the first Arizona chef in 12 years to bring home the award, often called the "Oscars of the food world."
May 17, 2019
How Retailers Are Adapting To Online Shopping
You can buy almost anything online — and many people do. But, that doesn’t mean brick-and-mortar retailers are just closing up shop.
May 17, 2019
How Truth And Information Has Changed In The Digital Age
As cable news outlets have cemented themselves more in the national consciousness, and online sources of information have become more popular than traditional newspapers in many places, it’s increasingly difficult to find unbiased news.
May 17, 2019
AZ Senate Bill Would Require Lab Testing For Medical Pot
The Senate unanimously approved SB 1494 earlier this year, but it’s still awaiting debate in the House.
May 17, 2019
Construction Drives Down Arizona Unemployment Rate
Arizona added another 75,300 private sector jobs in the last year — and more than 25 percent of those were tied to the construction industry.
May 17, 2019
KJZZ
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discussed the week in news with Emily Ryan of Copper State Consulting and attorney and former congressional staffer Roy Herrera.
May 17, 2019
The Takeaway: The Political Power of Teachers
The teachers’ strikes across the country that began in 2018 are a sign that teachers’ unions are stronger than ever, and 2020 Democratic candidates are competing for their support.
May 17, 2019

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