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3 common early-voting questions from voters
KJZZ is partnering with America Amplified to answer questions about how to participate in the 2022 midterm elections. Here are some of the top question about early voting in Arizona we've answered so far.
Sept. 27, 2022
Law restricting video recording police sparks legal battle
A federal judge temporarily blocked an Arizona law that would have made it a misdemeanor to video record police within 8 feet. Whether that block becomes permanent, it has raised concerns about free speech.
More Arizona law enforcement news
Sept. 27, 2022
Temporary Protected Status extended for Myanmar
The Department of Homeland Security is extending Temporary Protected Status for Myanmar — the country formerly known as Burma.
Sept. 26, 2022
Nogales migrants march in honor of World Day of Migrants and Refugees
Sunday marked World Day of Migrants and Refugees. The day highlights people around the globe who have left their homes for safety or more opportunity. Migrants at the Arizona border marked the day with an event was organized by the Kino Border Initiative in Nogales, Sonora.
Sept. 26, 2022
Press freedom groups want suspect in journalists slaying to face justice in Mexico
“It is of the utmost importance that this particular case, which was the most notorious one of the past few years, is actually solved,” said Jan-Alberto Hootsen, Mexico representative for the Committee to Protect Journalists.
Sept. 26, 2022
ASU students in D.C. for program focused on increasing Latino representation
Several Latino Arizona State University students are working with the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., this semester. The 10-week program examines Latino representation in art, culture and history.
Sept. 26, 2022
On 8th anniversary of Ayotzinapa disappearances, AMLO promises truth will be known
Over the weekend, a leaked unredacted version of a truth commission report revealed shocking details about the alleged murders of the 43 students, and coordination between organized crime and multiple levels of government about the disposal of their bodies.
Sept. 26, 2022
Arizona high schoolers will be required to pass civics test
Starting with the Class of 2026, Arizona high school students will be required to pass the civics portion of the U.S. naturalization test.
Sept. 26, 2022
Suns players, front office ready to move on after Sarver puts team up for sale
Last year, the Phoenix Suns posted the best record in basketball and nearly advanced to the NBA finals, but the team is ready to put last year behind it, for a number of reasons.
Sept. 26, 2022
I-17 improvement project to start work north of Phoenix
The Arizona Department of Transportation is beginning its first phase of the Interstate 17 improvement project between Anthem Way and Sunset Point north of Phoenix.
Sept. 26, 2022
Law allows motorcyclists more freedom in stopped traffic
A new law gives a bit more freedom to motorcyclists to get around city streets. The law that took effect on Saturday allows motorcyclists to pass to the front of traffic, but only when that traffic is stopped.
Sept. 26, 2022
USDA gives UA a grant to help farmers develop drought-resistant plants
Arizona’s drought has policymakers scrambling to find new ways to conserve water, and, because of that, a new crop may be in Arizona’s future.
Sept. 26, 2022
NAU program for future teachers aims to address shortage
A cohort of graduate students in education at NAU spend their days teaching and their nights on required coursework. It’s part of a new program for future educators that aims to address the yearslong teacher shortage in Arizona.
Sept. 26, 2022
Goldwater Institute says voucher petition fell short on signatures
On Friday, volunteers with Save Our Schools Arizona turned in their petitions, in an effort to refer a universal school voucher bill to the ballot, but questions remain about whether they collected enough signatures to get it done.
More Arizona education news
Sept. 26, 2022
Planned Parenthood asks court to stay Arizona abortion ban ruling
A Pima County superior court judge on Friday said Arizona can go back to enforcing a near-total ban on abortions. Now, Planned Parenthood is asking courts to temporarily suspend that ruling.
Sept. 26, 2022
Why Latinos are reclaiming their accent marks
Over generations of assimilation in America, many names have lost their accent marks. But University of Arizona linguist Megan Figueroa argues, they're not lost — they've been taken.
Sept. 26, 2022
Pollsters say AZ politicians should pay attention to voters over 50
Political candidates might want to pay closer attention to voters 50-plus this election season. That’s because this group will be the decision makers, according to a new poll that was commissioned by AARP.
Sept. 26, 2022
SOAPBOX: Central air
On KJZZ's SOAPBOX, The Show turns over the the mic to listeners. For the fall 2022, writers tackled the theme SORRY.
Sept. 26, 2022
Republicans quiet as Arizona Democrats condemn abortion ruling
A Pima county judge upended Arizona’s abortion landscape on Friday, allowing a near-total ban from territorial days to go into effect. And with an election on the horizon, the political implications could be vast.
Sept. 26, 2022
Have a ghost story? The Show wants to hear it!
Ever see a spirit? Witness a haunting? Cast a spell? The Show wants to hear your ghost stories!
Sept. 26, 2022

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