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McSally Introduces Bill To Prevent Sex Assault In Military
Arizona Sen. Martha McSally is leading the charge to prevent sexual harassment and sexual assault in the military. McSally has introduced legislation aimed at preventing that kind of behavior.
May 15, 2019
Navajos Renew Healing Practitioner Program
The Navajo Nation Council passed legislation Monday to renew a training program to become a medicine man or woman. The tribe is concerned about losing its culture and ceremonies.
May 15, 2019
Students Tackle Street Flooding With
“We were trying to prevent homes from getting damaged, but then we just realized why can’t we just stop the flooding from happening in the first place?” students asked.
May 15, 2019
5G Wireless Frequencies Could Disrupt Weather Forecasts
As the FCC is auctioning off frequencies for 5G wireless technology, meteorologists are concerned about how close some of those frequencies could come to disrupting weather forecasts.
May 15, 2019
Trump Administration Looks To Fix Drug Prices
This year, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced a new rule that would get rid of one of the least transparent parts of drug pricing: Giving rebates to middlemen known as pharmacy benefit managers.
May 15, 2019
Suicide Prevention Trainer: Direct Conversation Is Key
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed a new law that will require all school staff to be trained in suicide prevention training. But what does that training look like?
May 15, 2019
APS Forest Thinning Plan Could Reduce Wildfire Risk
A wet winter in Arizona was cause for a lot of optimism, particularly that the state's seemingly endless drought would be alleviated. But the precipitation also led to more plant and grass growth and more potential fuels for wildfires.
May 15, 2019
Expert: Iran Tensions Signal
As tensions ramp up with Iran, The Show takes a look at how foreign policy strategy has changed in the Middle East since Trump took office.
May 15, 2019
World Neighbors: Globalization Isn
The world seems more distressing every day, but groups like World Neighbors — which has been around for nearly 70 years — are working to change that perception.
May 15, 2019
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A plan to use synthetic trees to remove CO2 from the air is a step closer to reality. An Ireland-based firm is partnering with Arizona State University to deploy the technology.
May 15, 2019
Phoenix Suns Get 6th Pick In NBA Draft Lottery
Luck wasn’t on the Suns’ side for this year’s draft lottery.
May 15, 2019
Arizona Meadery Wins Small Business Award
Arizona has become a hot spot for craft beer and wine. But the alcohol producers in Arizona that were awarded Small Business People of the Year by the nation’s Small Business Associations aren’t beer makers or wine makers.
May 15, 2019
Are Hallucinogenics The Future Of Mental Health Treatment?
Psychedelic drugs tend to fit into a very clear niche in American culture. But, recently, scientists have been doing a lot more research into whether use of the drugs can help people dealing with mental illness or physical ailments.
May 15, 2019
Mesa Voters To Decide On Public School Budget Increase
“This allows our local voters to support their schools by providing just a little bit more, 15 percent of our budget, so we can do the programs and provide the quality teachers we’ve been providing for years,” said Scott Thompson, a Mesa Public Schools assistant superintendent.
May 15, 2019
Insys May Seek Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection
Opioid-maker Insys Therapeutics is warning it may file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The announcement may mark an end to the drugmaker.
May 15, 2019
Dementia Training For Phoenix First Responders Comes To Life
A year ago, Hospice of the Valley invited a group of 15 people to participate in a fellowship program in which they came up with ideas that could improve care for people living with dementia. When a Phoenix Fire Department captain was selected to participate in the fellowship, his goal was pretty straight forward: educate Phoenix firefighter paramedics about dementia.
Phoenix First Responders Learning To Work With 2 Unique Populations
May 15, 2019
Two Guys On Your Head: Creating Space For Joy In Your Life
What is joy? You might understand the concept of joy, but when it comes to the psychology of joy, the more know, the better equipped you are to experience more joy in your daily life.
May 15, 2019
The Takeaway: Where Do U.S.-Russia Relations Stand Following Pompeo
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo traveled to Sochi, Russia on Tuesday, While the visit was framed as an opportunity to strengthen ties between the U.S. and Russia, Pompeo said their discussions covered a range of issues, including relations with Venezuela and Iran.
May 15, 2019
Arizona Storytellers: H.D. Hunter
KJZZ partners with the Arizona Republic to bring you the Arizona Storytellers series. H.D. Hunter is from Atlanta, but a few years ago he was living in New Haven, Connecticut, and trying to write a book.
May 15, 2019
Tribes Across U.S. Push For Better Internet Access
The Federal Communications Commission estimates that about one-third of the people living on tribal lands don't have access to high-speed internet, but others say the figure is twice as high. That's partly because homes on remote reservations are spread far apart.
May 15, 2019

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