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Explosion At APS Facility In Surprise Injures Firefighters
Firefighters from two departments were hospitalized after explosion Friday.
Apr. 20, 2019
Taxpayer Bill From Arpaio Profiling Case To Reach $150M By Mid-2020
The taxpayer bill for a racial profiling case stemming from former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's immigration patrols in metropolitan Phoenix is expected to reach nearly $150 million by the summer of 2020.
Apr. 19, 2019
MCSO Is Running Community Meetings In Racial Profiling Case, Federal Judge Says It Falls Short
Judge Murray Snow said Friday that while progress has been made, the meetings run by the Sheriff’s Office have fallen short. He says they have failed, in a reasonable way, to address the Latino communities affected. So, Judge Snow said the meetings should be, again, run by the monitor to be more effective.
Apr. 19, 2019
$220 Million Available To Cleanup Navajo Uranium Mines
The federal government seeks proposals from businesses to clean up abandoned uranium mines on the Navajo Nation. But some say Navajo-owned businesses aren’t big enough to handle the project. The EPA plans to parse out $220 million to multiple "small businesses."
Apr. 19, 2019
Changes Coming After Phoenix Police Officer Shooting Study
Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams says she’s committed to following nine recommendations from an outside group that studied her officers’ actions.
Apr. 19, 2019
Report: New NAFTA Would Bring Growth, Employment Gains
If enacted, the renegotiated NAFTA deal could grow the U.S. economy and bring modest jumps in employment, according to a new report from the U.S. International Trade Commission.
Apr. 19, 2019
Campground At Roosevelt Lake Temporarily Closed
The spring rains may have been too much of a good thing. A popular camping area at Roosevelt Lake is closed until further notice because the lake level has risen.
Apr. 19, 2019
Biodiversity Roadmap Calls For Conserving Ecosystems To Save The World
The Paris Agreement helped steer nations around the world away from a carbon cliff. But a paper in the journal “Science Advances” argues it will be a dead end unless nations also preserve Earth’s ecosystems.
Apr. 19, 2019
Scottsdale CC Series Shines Light On Genocides Of The Past, Present And Future
Scottsdale Community College is wrapping up a series of events and discussions for its seventh annual Genocide Awareness Week.
Few Remaining Arizona Holocaust Survivors Gather In Scottsdale To 'Never Forget'
Apr. 19, 2019
The Takeaway: The Mueller Report Is Not The End, It
It’s been a long (almost) two years but the Special Counsel’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, possible coordination between the Trump Campaign and Russia, and obstruction of justice has reached its final culmination. The redacted report was released on Thursday.
Apr. 19, 2019
Maricopa County Is Fastest Growing, But Planners Expecting More
Maricopa County is the country’s fastest growing county. Between 2017 and 2018, the county added more than 81,000 residents. That brings Maricopa County’s population up to more than 4.4 million, which makes it the fourth most populous county in the U.S.
Apr. 19, 2019
How Much Does Our DNA Affect Who We Are?
How much are we our DNA? And how much does heredity have to do with just our genetics? Those are among the questions Carl Zimmer explores in his new book. Zimmer writes the “Matter” column for the New York Times and is the author of "She Has Her Mother’s Laugh: The Powers, Perversions and Potential of Heredity."
Apr. 19, 2019
Maricopa County Attorney Responds To LUCHA Protests
On Thursday, The Show spoke with a representative of activist group LUCHA (Living United for Change) about their protest outside of the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office this week. They say the office is a major factor in Arizona’s fourth-highest incarceration rate.
Apr. 19, 2019
What Does It Mean To Rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral?
In the wake of the massive fire that destroyed much of the iconic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris earlier this week, a debate has emerged about what it means to rebuild it authentically.
Apr. 19, 2019
Phoenix Approves Central Station Development
The Phoenix City Council this week narrowly approved a more than $230 million development project at Central Station. But some critics have complained the housing options do not include enough affordable and workforce housing.
Apr. 19, 2019
Tucson Mayoral Race Begins With A Democratic Debate
The race to succeed Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild is beginning to ramp up.
Apr. 19, 2019
Are Vaccine Mandates On The Horizon?
This week, New York City declared a public health emergency associated with a measles outbreak, and mandatory vaccinations have been called for. However, five parents filed a lawsuit against the city’s department of health, claiming it had gone too far in requiring vaccinations.
Apr. 19, 2019
ASU Discovers Secret About A Revolutionary War General
General Casimir Pulaski came to America from Poland to fight alongside George Washington in the War of Independence and was known as the father of American cavalry. And now, an ASU professor and his colleague have uncovered a long-held secret about the general.
Apr. 19, 2019
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KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discussed the week in news with pollster Mike O'Neil and Barrett Marson of Marson Media.
Apr. 19, 2019
To An Outsider, No Obvious Signs Of An Emergency Unfolding In Yuma
Months after President Donald Trump declared an emergency on the U.S.-Mexico border, the mayor of Yuma has officially joined in. Douglas Nicholls, a Republican, sounded the alarm this week when the area’s only shelter was already packed with migrants and Border Patrol planned to drop more off. The mayor says he took action to prevent a large homeless population in the city and to protect its residents.
Apr. 19, 2019

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