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Couple captures Wes Anderson aesthetic in photo project
Wally Koval co-founded a project with his wife, Amanda, called "Accidentally Wes Anderson." The website features photos from around the world of locations that match Anderson’s aesthetic — it includes a few from Arizona.
Feb. 2, 2023
Diamondbacks-Avnet sponsorship deal includes jersey patch
The Arizona Diamondbacks will add a patch to their baseball jerseys showcasing a technology company.
Feb. 2, 2023
Why Jan. 6 wasnt a surprise to white Christian nationalists
At 14 years old, Brad Onishi converted to Christianity, joining a sect of Evangelical believers who he now says are part of a growing subculture in America that has taken a dangerous turn. Onishi is now a religion scholar who studies Christian Nationalism and the co-host of the Straight White American Jesus podcast.
Feb. 2, 2023
Arizona has a long history of open government. Now the Senate is sidestepping public records law
New rules adopted by Republicans in the Arizona Senate mean that lawmakers are now exempt from the state’s public records law. David Bodney says it goes against Arizona’s long history of open government.
Feb. 2, 2023
600K in AZ could lose insurance after emergency expires
Arizona’s Medicaid agency, Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System, known as AHCCCS, estimates that as many as 600,000 people in the states could be disenrolled.
Feb. 2, 2023
SB 1471 would create a man vs. machine test for Maricopa County vote tabulators
SB 1471 would require Maricopa County alone to select four voting precincts, select 100 ballots from each of those precincts and then recount every race on each of those ballots, by hand and by machine. Then the bill requires the county to compare the difference.
Feb. 2, 2023
This researcher is looking for caves on Mars where humans could live
NASA has the a long-term goal of sending humans to Mars. But when they get there, they’ll need a place to stay. It turns out caves may just be the right spot.
Feb. 2, 2023
Does Phoenix need more council members? Voters could decide
Phoenix will soon begin the process of redrawing City Council districts and some members would like to see more seats. Phoenix’s council is made up of the mayor and eight members. The cities closest in population are San Antonio with a mayor and 10 members, and Philadelphia with 17 members.
More Arizona politics news
Feb. 2, 2023
GOP-led states ask court in Texas to end DACA
A group of nine GOP-led states is asking a federal judge in Texas to shut down DACA. The Obama-era program gives some undocumented people brought to the U.S. as kids protection from deportation and a work permit.
Feb. 1, 2023
Verde River snowpack is in great shape, which is good news for Arizona reservoirs
The wet winter is unlikely to recharge the state’s largest reservoirs. But it’s good news for water storage on the Verde River. The Verde snowpack is higher than it has been in more than a decade and the second highest in 30 years.
Feb. 1, 2023
Experts: Shifting opioid landscape demands new approaches
Apache Junction police are looking into the death of a 3-year-old who ingested fentanyl. It’s the latest tragedy in Arizona, where five people a day die from opioid overdose. It also exemplifies the changing opioid landscape.
Feb. 1, 2023
Phoenix Convention Center to become Super Bowl media center
Next week, the Phoenix Convention Center will transform into the Super Bowl media center — serving as the epicenter for the carnival of coverage leading up to the big game.
Feb. 1, 2023
Grand Canyon lottery for private river trips is now open
Grand Canyon National Park is accepting applications for the 2024 private river trip lottery.
Feb. 1, 2023
Should pregnant drivers be allowed in HOV? And other questions raised by fetal personhood
Who can drive in the HOV lane might seem like an inconsequential part of this fight, but legal experts say the incident raises an array of questions about an issue that’s central to the abortion debate: fetal personhood.
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Feb. 1, 2023
MAG executive director announces retirement
The executive director of the Maricopa Association of Governments Eric Anderson announced his retirement Wednesday. Anderson says he will leave his post July 1.
Feb. 1, 2023
AZ House bill limiting instruction on race advances with Hornes support
Tom Horne, Arizona’s new superintendent of public instruction, campaigned against the instruction of critical race theory in schools. Now in office, Horne’s throwing his support behind a bill that would keep teachers from talking about race in certain ways.
Feb. 1, 2023
Valley Metro riders can now buy passes online
Valley Metro riders can now buy their tickets online; they just need to download the app.
Feb. 1, 2023
Tucson police chief calls for aid resources at the border
In a blog post from the Law Enforcement Immigration Task Force, a group of law enforcement leaders in various cities around the U.S., Tucson Police Chief Chad Kasmar called for increased funding for border aid groups.
Feb. 1, 2023
Lawmakers moving bill targeting cities with higher than state minimum wages
A bill moving through the state Senate will allow employers to claim a credit if they are in a city that requires a higher minimum wage than the rest of the state.
Feb. 1, 2023
LOVE IS ALWAYS: Meaningful connections for people with IDD
Join a celebration of love a Changing Hands Bookstore — with songs from Detour Company Theatre, true love stories and a conversation about finding community. Hosted by KJZZ's Amy Silverman.
Feb. 1, 2023

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