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Phoenix Gated Alley Program Too Pricey For Some Neighborhoods
It’s been nearly a year since Phoenix launched a pilot program to allow neighborhoods to gate their alleys. The program is meant to prevent criminal activity and illegal dumping.
Oct. 21, 2019
UA Studying Near-Infrared Light On Aging Brains
Researchers at the University of Arizona have received $1.8 million from the National Institute on Aging to study whether near-infrared light can help revitalize aging brains.
Oct. 21, 2019
Phoenix Approves More Police Body Worn Cameras
Body worn cameras are on the way for some units in the Phoenix Police Department. Officers in three units will be equipped with cameras this fiscal year, which ends June 30, 2020.
Oct. 21, 2019
Avondale Wants Residents To Produce Less Waste
Avondale is launching a campaign called One-Less to encourage and inform residents about producing less waste. The city is trying to spread awareness to the community and limit contribution to landfills.
Oct. 20, 2019
Trump Cancels Plans To Hold G-7 At One Of His Resorts After Bipartisan Criticism
Four Arizona representatives from both parties spoke out against the president's plan to hold the 2020 G-7 summit at a Trump resort in Florida.
Oct. 20, 2019
Coalition Of Blacks Against Breast Cancer Celebrates 10th Anniversary
Breast cancer affects African Americans at significantly higher rates than other races. One Arizona nonprofit is seeking to raise awareness.
Oct. 20, 2019
Economic Turnaround Has Golf Seeing More Green
City-owned golf courses in Phoenix are making a comeback. About six years ago, Phoenix city leaders debated whether to get out of the golf business. Today, the Parks Department said the golf program recovers 98% of its expenses.
Oct. 20, 2019
AZ Tribes Get $7.6M Grant For Law Enforcement, Victim Services
The Justice Department has awarded more than $7.6 million for victim services and public safety to several tribes in Arizona.
Oct. 19, 2019
Water Shut-Off In Oak Creek Planned For Oct. 21-22
People in the Oak Creek Canyon area need to prepare for a water shut-off because of repairs to the nearby fish hatchery. The water system in Oak Creek Canyon will be shut off for two days in order to complete repairs to the Sterling Springs Fish Hatchery delivery system.
Oct. 19, 2019
Johnson & Johnson Ordered To Pay $2 Million To AZ
Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay more than $2 million to Arizona for misleading claims about the safety and effectiveness of its transvaginal mesh products. Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced that Ethicon Inc. and its parent company, Johnson & Johnson, have both agreed to pay about $117 million in penalties.
Oct. 18, 2019
Phoenix Fire, Others Chip In To Help Find Hermosillo Sinkhole Victim
Hermosillo is getting a hand from Phoenix fire as it tries to find a man who fell into a massive sinkhole. A team from Mexico City is also on hand, and others are expected. Numerous volunteers have assisted, and he’s grateful for all the help.
Oct. 18, 2019
UA Abuzz With Arizona Insect Festival This Sunday
The Arizona Insect Festival takes place Sunday, Oct. 20, in Tucson from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The University of Arizona's Department of Entomology will host the free event at its Environment and Natural Resources 2 Building.
Oct. 18, 2019
AZ Auditor General Criticizes Lack Of ABOR Oversight
A new report from the Arizona auditor general has some pretty critical words for the body that governs our state’s public universities.
Oct. 18, 2019
AZ Bird Species Are Under Threat From Climate Change
Nearly half of Arizona’s bird species are vulnerable to one model of climate change according to a new analysis from the Audubon Society, which also found two-thirds of North American bird species are also threatened by climate change.
Oct. 18, 2019
Story Collection Taps Into Modern Dystopian Anxiety
With worries surrounding climate change, artificial intelligence and unmanned aerial vehicles and drones, science fiction is a realm that easily taps into these fears and dystopian elements. What will our future look like? How long will the future be, with all of the potentially world-changing challenges?
Oct. 18, 2019
Toxic Positivity Isnt Cheering Anyone Up
When a family member or friend is feeling down, our natural instinct is often to try to cheer them up — offer them an encouraging word, or relate a story about how whatever is ailing them could be worse. But it turns out that approach can do more harm than good.
Oct. 18, 2019
Apache Lake Music Festival Blends Local Music, Camping
Arizona's homegrown mix of local jams and camping set against the scenic backdrop of the Salt River is in its 10th year this weekend, standing out as a success where others have not been quite so fortunate.
Oct. 18, 2019
KJZZs Friday NewsCap Oct. 18, 2019
To talk about political party fundraising, Arizona’s congressional delegation once more divided on President Trump’s policies and more, former Arizona Corporation Commission Chair Kris Mayes and Emily Ryan of Copper State Consulting joined The Show.
Oct. 18, 2019
Chinese National Sentenced For Conspiring To Export Military Secrets
Judge Diane J. Humetewa with the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona sentenced a Chinese national to 40 months in prison for conspiring to steal military secrets for the People's Republic of China.
Oct. 18, 2019
Rep. Elijah Cummings Death Felt In Maricopa County
Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings, who represented Maryland's 7th District, was a major figure in politics. His death is being mourned by the Maricopa County NAACP.
Oct. 18, 2019

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