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Immigration Offices To Close Tuesday, Wedneday
Safety concerns will force the agency that runs the U.S. immigration system to close all field offices the day before Joe Biden gets sworn in as president and the day he’s inaugurated.
Jan. 17, 2021
Q&AZ: Can Arizonans 65 And Older Get Vaccines Now?
A listener asked why Arizona is recommending COVID-19 vaccinations in Phase 1B for adults aged 75 and older, while the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and many other states are allowing those aged 65 and older to receive vaccines in Phase 1B.
What You Need To Know About Getting The Vaccine In Arizona
Jan. 17, 2021
Feds Arrest Arizona Man Known As Baked Alaska In Connection With Capitol Riot
Anthime Gionet, known online as "Baked Alaska," is suspected of violent entry of the U.S. Capitol and other crimes. The FBI’s probable cause statement describes a livestream video taken and posted to social media by Gionet himself.
Jan. 16, 2021
Arizona House Democrats Respond To Budget Plan
Gov. Doug Ducey released his state budget proposal on Friday. Elements of the plan have bipartisan support, but Democrats are speaking out against a proposed $200 million tax cut.
Jan. 16, 2021
Fed Plan Says China Abuses U.S. Immigration System
To access cutting edge U.S. technology and research, China abuses the immigration system, according to a new multi-pronged Homeland Security plan to counter China’s threat.
Jan. 15, 2021
AZ Man Accused In Capitol Insurrection To Remain Jailed
An Arizona suspect arrested in connection with violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol has been ordered to stay in jail pending trial.
Jan. 15, 2021
1 State Prison Vaccinating Employees; No Inmates
The Arizona Department of Corrections announced new COVID-19 mitigation efforts on Friday, but it remains unclear when inmates in state prisons will be vaccinated.
Jan. 15, 2021
Tempe Police Revise Use-Of-Force Policies After Protests
Tempe has become the first city in Maricopa County to align its police department’s use-of-force policies with a national campaign called Eight Can’t Wait.
Jan. 15, 2021
Mexican General Accused By The DEA Gets Exonerated
Late last year, tensions between the United States and Mexico were raised after the arrest of a former Mexican secretary of Defense on American soil. After diplomatic negotiations, the general was extradited to Mexico to face justice. And now, to the surprise of many, the general has been released.
Jan. 15, 2021
Q&AZ: What You Need To Know About Getting The Vaccine
Coronavirus vaccines are in limited supply nationwide. Right now, vaccines are available only to prioritized populations. More people will be able to access vaccines as more doses are manufactured and shipped to states. KJZZ has been getting a lot of questions about the rollout of the vaccine in Arizona and how to access it. Here's what we know.
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Jan. 15, 2021
Health Department Says Arizonans With Appointments Will Get Vaccines
Some states are reporting they won’t receive as many doses of coronavirus vaccines from the federal government as they had expected in the coming weeks. Arizona's health director says she doesn't expect disruption to Arizona's vaccination efforts.
Jan. 15, 2021
Sonoran Gender ID Law Has Yet to Take Effect
The reform's sponsor says that after a formal petition from the Sonoran Congress, the bill could take effect as soon as next week.
Jan. 15, 2021
Wuhan Study: 75% Of COVID-19 Patients Have Symptoms 6 Months Later
World Health Organization representatives are visiting Wuhan, China, to investigate COVID-19’s origins. But research in that city is already lending valuable detail to experts’ sketchy image of the disease’s long-term effects.
Jan. 15, 2021
Hunting Concerns Emerge After Bison Reintroduced In Northern Mexico
Last Friday, Mexico's leaders shared photos of a herd of bison that was successfully reintroduced to a nature reserve in northern Mexico last year. But days later a photo of hunters with what appears to be a dead bison has been circulating on social media, raising concerns for the safety of the large mammals.
Jan. 15, 2021
Duceys Budget Proposes $200 Million Tax Cut
Gov. Doug Ducey wants to reduce taxes by $200 million this coming budget year — and another $200 million a year in each of the following two years — but isn't ready to say who he wants to get that relief.
Jan. 15, 2021
Forest Service Releases Oak Flat Environmental Impact Statement
The Tonto National Forest has released a final Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Resolution Copper Mine, paving the way for one of the largest copper mines in the U.S.
Jan. 15, 2021
Jimmy Eat World Prepares For Virtual Concert Series
Few bands that have come out of Arizona that have made their mark quite like Mesa music heroes Jimmy Eat World. Despite their success, lead singer Jim Adkins and the rest of the band still call the Valley home, and their latest endeavor highlights the city.
Jan. 15, 2021
Whats Behind 140,000 Jobs Lost In December
The federal government says the U.S. economy lost 140,000 jobs in December. And an analysis from the National Women’s Law Center finds that women accounted for all of those losses; the group says women lost 156,000 jobs in December, while men added 16,000.
Jan. 15, 2021
The World Is Shrinking: How Global Dispute Resolution Works In 2021
Disputes happen between countries on a daily basis. Unfortunately, some are fought on battlefields and lead to deaths. But most end up in courtrooms or arbitration hearings, and it takes a certain expertise to understand how the laws of other nations work.
Jan. 15, 2021
The Friday NewsCap Jan. 15, 2021
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discussed the week in news with Lorna Romero of Elevate Strategies and attorney and former congressional staffer Roy Herrera.
Jan. 15, 2021

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