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Flagstaff receives U.S. funding for infrastructure, pedestrian projects
The city of Flagstaff is receiving $32.5 million from the federal government as part of the Downtown Mile project to invest into pedestrian safety and infrastructure.
Sept. 16, 2022
Theres a vacancy on the AZ Game and Fish Commission. Heres how to apply
The governor’s office is looking to fill a vacancy on the five-member Arizona Game and Fish Commission. Applications are due on Sept. 30.
Sept. 16, 2022
The Show says farewell to Steve Goldstein
On Friday, The Show said goodbye to Steve Goldstein, who is leaving KJZZ after 25 years on the air. Mark Brodie talked about what it has been like to work with Steve over the past two decades
Sept. 16, 2022
AZ scientists, telescopes prep for asteroid deflection test
On Sept. 26, NASA will conduct the first test of a technology designed to protect the planet from hazardous asteroids or comets. The Lowell Discovery Telescope, located near the northern Arizona community of Happy Jack, will play an integral role in the test.
Sept. 16, 2022
Water levels slightly rise at Lake Mead
Average water levels at Lake Mead rose by 4 feet during the month of September, according to the Bureau of Reclamation. Orestes Morfin, a senior planning analyst at the Central Arizona Project, says not to get too excited with the high levels.
Sept. 16, 2022
AZ home inventory highest since 2019; price increases could slow
A combination of factors could slow down increases in the costs of home buying in Arizona.
Sept. 16, 2022
Lewis Nash remembers jazz organist Joey DeFrancesco
Jazz organist Joey DeFrancesco died Aug. 26. He made Phoenix his home and became a driving force in promoting music and education in the region.
Sept. 16, 2022
A new report offers insights into nation’s growing direct-care workforce
The direct care workforce, those paid caregivers who work in long term care or in private homes, is growing at a rapid pace — and so is the need. That’s according to a new report this month.
Sept. 16, 2022
The story behind Mexican Independence Days Grito de Dolores
Sept. 16 is Mexican Independence Day, also known as El Grito in recognition of the Grito de Dolores, or Cry of Dolores, that will be reenacted all over Mexico and Arizona.
Sept. 16, 2022
Phoenix Zine Fest is back in person after 2 years
This weekend, Mesa’s Nile Theater will be filled with artists and writers, all in honor of a type of publication called a zine. Phoenix Zine Fest is back Sept. 17 and 18 at Mesa's Nile Theater.
Sept. 16, 2022
How Hobbs can bounce back after ditching debate
For the first time in 20 years, Arizonans won't be watching a debate between governor candidates. This week started with governor candidate Katie Hobbs declining to debate Republican nominee Kari Lake.
Sept. 16, 2022
PayPal says if Sarver stays it wont remain Suns sponsor
PayPal said Friday that the company will no longer sponsor the Phoenix Suns if owner Robert Sarver remains part of the franchise when his suspension ends.
Sept. 16, 2022
A judge is about to rule on the future of abortion access in AZ
Under what circumstances, if any, can abortions be performed in Arizona now that the U.S. Supreme Court has struck down Roe v. Wade? A superior court judge in Pima County next week is expected to give her opinion in a case that will answer that question.
More Arizona abortion news
Sept. 16, 2022
Largest Navajo Nation school district gets electric buses
The largest school district in the Navajo Nation has received its first electric school buses. Some students in the Chinle Unified School District experienced their first rides in electric vehicles this week.
Sept. 15, 2022
What new electric vehicle infrastructure funding means for AZ
The Biden-Harris administration announced that plans were approved for 33 states, plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, for developing infrastructure to support a nationwide charging network for electric vehicles. Arizona's plan is one of them.
Sept. 15, 2022
Phoenix leaders eye action against Robert Sarver following scathing review of Suns owner
Top elected officials in Phoenix have asked city staff to investigate if they have power to penalize Phoenix Suns and Mercury owner Robert Sarver.
Sept. 15, 2022
Mexico’s lower house of Congress votes to keep military in public safety role
Mexico’s lower house of Congress has voted to continue using the military to tackle domestic security issues through 2028.
Sept. 15, 2022
Interim Phoenix police chief to focus on working conditions to retain most experienced cops
To help confront a chronic shortage of officers, Phoenix recently made its police department the highest-paid law enforcement agency in Arizona. Another strategy for keeping department ranks full is holding onto the most experienced and well-trained officers.
Sept. 15, 2022
AZ attorney general candidates face off in debate
Candidates for Arizona Attorney General faced off Thursday in a debate hosted by the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry. They covered election systems, border security and abortion rights.
Sept. 15, 2022
Border Patrol made migrants throw away backpacks, passports, birth certificates
Migrants arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border bring backpacks, clothes, supplies, toys, money, religious items and important documents. Last year, Border Patrol agents in the Yuma sector began forcing migrants to throw their belongings in the trash.
Sept. 15, 2022

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