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Report: AZ Paid $1.5M For Death Penalty Drugs
Reporting from the Guardian has revealed the cost of Arizona’s renewed pursuit of the death penalty.
April 9, 2021
Finalists Announced For Vacant Rio Salado College President Position
The Maricopa County Community College District has announced four finalists for its vacant Rio Salado College president position.
April 9, 2021
AZ Man Still On FBIs Most Wanted List 20 Years Later
One of Arizona’s most infamous unsolved crimes happened 20 years ago on Saturday. Even after two decades, the alleged perpetrator is still on the FBI’s Top 10 Most Wanted List.
April 9, 2021
Explore Space In Your Car At ASU Drive-Thru Art Exhibit
ASU’s Packard Drive parking garage is typically where you might leave your car on the way to a game at Sun Devil Stadium, but this month, it’s been transformed into a this sensory drive-thru art show called "Designspace."
More Arizona Arts + Entertainment News
April 9, 2021
AZ Schools Have New Anti-Racism Training Program They Can Use
Arizona public schools have a new anti-racism training program at their disposal, thanks to the Arizona Educational Foundation.
April 9, 2021
The Friday NewsCap April 9, 2021
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discussed the week in news with former Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard and Paul Bentz of HighGround.
April 9, 2021
Q&AZ: How Can A Homebound Senior Get The Vaccine?
Through KJZZ's Q&AZ reporting project, several listeners have asked how homebound seniors can get the coronavirus vaccine. In Arizona, efforts are underway to make that happen.
April 9, 2021
Tempe Will Continue To Enforce Its Mask Mandate
The city of Tempe is the latest community to announce that it will continue to enforce its mask mandate. Tempe joins Phoenix, Tucson and Flagstaff in continuing to require masks.
April 9, 2021
Ducey: Super Bowl, Leagues Wont Sway Decision On Voting Bills
In the wake of Major League Baseball pulling the All-Star Game out of Georgia to protest controversial voting laws, Arizona may face a similar fate. But Gov. Doug Ducey says his decision on whether to sign the bills opponents say will disenfranchise voters won't be swayed by fears of losing the 2023 Super Bowl.
April 9, 2021
Ducey Prepared To Send Arizona National Guard To Border
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey says he’s prepared to send the Arizona National Guard to the border to deal with an increasing number of migrants trying to cross, even if it means at the state’s expense.
April 9, 2021
Latino Students, Leaders Hopeful For Perspective Incoming NAU President Can Bring
José Luis Cruz's appointment as the next president of Northern Arizona University is a historic moment for the Flagstaff-based institution. For the first time in the school's 122-year history, a Latino will take the helm. NAU Latino students are excited to see what Cruz will do.
More Arizona Education News
April 9, 2021
Phoenix Fixing Parking Meters After Complaints
Complaints from residents and City Council members prompted Phoenix to fix some parking meters.
April 8, 2021
Mexican Leaders: Human Trafficking Driving Disappearances Of Women
Mexican officials say they believe human trafficking is driving high numbers of disappearances of women and girls in neighboring Sonora and across the country.
April 8, 2021
Mexico: Ex-AG Didnt Investigate Journalist Disappearance
Leaders in Mexico say they are working to provide some relief to family members of a Sonoran journalist who went missing 16 years ago this month. The case remains unsolved.
April 8, 2021
Silver Bridge In Grand Canyon National Park To Be Restricted
During weekday business hours, Grand Canyon hikers won’t be able to use a bridge that crosses the Colorado River. The roughly month-long restriction along the popular Bright Angel Trail starts Tues. April 13.
April 8, 2021
Governor Picks New Arizona National Guard Leader
Taking over control of the Guard is Brig. Gen. Kerry Muehlenbeck, who was once an assistant military judge at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson. Later she served decades in the state’s Air National Guard.
April 8, 2021
New Report: AZ Courts Do Not Reflect States Diversity
Arizona’s courts are disproportionately white and male. Those are among the findings of a new report on the diversity of the judiciary in the state, which says the lack of representation "threatens the court’s ability to deliver fair and impartial justice."
April 8, 2021
Arizonas Department Of Homeland Security Gets New Director
Gov. Doug Ducey this week promoted Tim Roemer to become the director of Arizona’s Department of Homeland Security. The Show spoke with Roemer about his new gig and his background, which includes work in the CIA.
April 8, 2021
Why It Isnt Always Healthy To Look On The Bright Side Of Life
During the months of the pandemic, many people have suffered tremendous losses — including deep illness and the deaths of loved ones. And — often in the nicest ways — we’re encouraged to get on with our lives and realize how wonderful the future can be. But can that emphasis on positivity be toxic, if we don’t embrace our true feelings?
April 8, 2021
What Policymakers, Others Can Do To Try To Handle Opioid Epidemic
The opioid epidemic continues to be a significant problem in Arizona, according to a new report from the Arizona Public Health Association. That’s despite efforts in 2018 by the Legislature and governor to put a dent in the crisis.
April 8, 2021

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