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16 Wild Horses Found Dead In AZ, 10 By Gunshot
Several Arizona law enforcement agencies are now scouring the forestlands in northeastern Arizona for clues as to why someone would shoot and kill several wild horses in the region.
Feb. 12, 2019
How Telemedicine Could Be The Future Of Health Care In AZ
Last week, in front of the state Senate Health committee, Dr. Bart Demaerschalk used his laptop to give lawmakers a closer look at the possibilities available in telemedicine — and it’s a little more high tech than you might think.
Feb. 12, 2019
Survey: Americans Support Several Health Care Changes
Health care was a top issue for a number of voters in last year’s midterm elections. And recently, the concept of Medicare for All has emerged as a big talking point among candidates in the emerging Democratic presidential primary field.
Feb. 12, 2019
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Monday night in El Paso, Texas, there were dueling pro-wall and anti-wall rallies. El Paso is a city of about 600,000 people that sits across the border from Juarez, Mexico, which is, by far, the larger of the two sister cities, with 1.2 million citizens.
Feb. 12, 2019
Can Humanities Along With Science Help Save The Planet?
The southwestern part of the country is in the midst of a two decade drought, and a recent polar vortex hit the Midwest, leading to wind chill of close to 60 degrees below zero.In addition to science, what approach could help fix — or at least understand — what’s happening?
Feb. 12, 2019
Printable Valentine
Looking for a way to share your love of public radio this Valentine's Day? Download and share these printable cards from KJZZ and NPR.
Feb. 12, 2019
Utah Blocks Medicaid Expansion Despite Voter Approval
Utah Gov. Gary Herbert signed a bill Monday scaling back a voter-approved expansion of the state’s Medicaid program. In November, Utahns voted to cover an estimated 150,000 residents under Medicaid.
Feb. 12, 2019
Working In Intelligence While Criticized By The President
President Donald Trump continues to hammer members of the U.S. intelligence community. The trend seemed to begin because of his frustration related to whether his campaign was working in tandem with Russia.
Feb. 12, 2019
The Pulse: What Keeps Kids Healthy
What matters to a child’s health? Sure, some things are embedded in our genetics. But from the moment we’re born, there are a million different experiences, factors, and choices that contribute — from our neighborhoods and homes, to screen time and family dynamics.
Feb. 12, 2019
Support For Higher Education Decreases
After years of cuts to funding for Arizona’s public universities, some lawmakers want the state to chip in an extra $102 million for the upcoming school year. That number would triple over the next couple years if Senate Bill 1518 becomes law.
Feb. 12, 2019
Reactions To Mark Kelly
Mark Kelly — husband of Gabrielle Giffords — said he will be taking the Senate plunge, running for office for the first time.
Feb. 12, 2019
Migrant Mothers Separated From Children Suing U.S.
Six mothers whose children were taken from them after they came to this country seeking asylum are taking the first steps toward suing the government over the trauma that caused.
Feb. 12, 2019
Mark Kelly Announces Run For Senate Seat
Former NASA astronaut Mark Kelly is running for Arizona’s U.S. Senate seat in 2020. Kelly is the first Democrat to formally announce plans to run for John McCain’s former seat against current Republican Sen. Martha McSally.
Feb. 12, 2019
Bill Would Remove Voucher Oversight From Democrats
GOP voucher supporters want to strip away one of the key duties of the new State Superintendent of Public Instruction.
Feb. 12, 2019
Lawmakers Want To Re-Prioritize Higher Education Funds
Some Arizona lawmakers want the state to cover more of the costs of higher education for high school graduates. The plea comes after years of cuts to higher ed. Members of the Senate Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development want to put an extra $102 million into universities for the upcoming school year.
Feb. 12, 2019
GOP Bill Aims To Reclassify And Reduce Student Wages
GOP State lawmakers are taking another swing at the voter mandated minimum wage law. State Rep. Travis Grantham's bill re-classifies employees who are students, under age 22, and working less than 20 hours a week, as "casual basis" hires.
Feb. 12, 2019
New Hotels Generating More Business In Tempe
Tempe’s Tourism Office said the number of hotel room nights booked in 2018 was nearly 250,000 higher than in 2016.
Feb. 12, 2019
Will Kelli Ward Back Candidates With Similar Views On Immigration?
In her last primary race for U.S. Senate, Dr. Kelli Ward and other Republicans wrestled to prove they most resembled President Donald Trump’s hawkish stance on illegal immigration and border security. The selection of Ward as chairwoman of Arizona’s GOP raises the question of whether she’ll back candidates that share her own views over moderates.
More Arizona Politics News
Feb. 11, 2019
AZ Grandparents Advocate For Kinship Financial Resources Bill
Members of Arizona Grandparent Ambassadors gathered at the Legislature Monday to encourage lawmakers to support a Senate bill that would strengthen financial support for kinship caregivers.
Feb. 11, 2019
Glendale PD Sued For Excessive Use Of Force
Johnny Wheatcroft, who was a passenger in the car, was tased multiple times and charged with aggravated assault against a Glendale officer.
Feb. 11, 2019

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