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December 13, 2019

FOR THE WEEK OF DEC. 9: the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors are working to improve next years presidential preference election, some Phoenix residents do not like the growth happening in their neighborhoods, and Esports are becoming a thing. Plus, the latest in science, fronteras, and local news.

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December 06, 2019

FOR THE WEEK OF DECEMBER 2: A whistleblower has accused Arizona’s DOC of falsifying documents, Betsy DeVos’ new education tax credit proposal creates controversy, and a new Mexican consul in Tucson is raising eyebrows. Plus, the latest in local, science, and business news.

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November 22, 2019

FOR THE WEEK OF NOV18: A humanitarian aid worker is once again found not guilty of smuggling undocumented immigrants; Native Americans have more trouble accessing water than any other group; and Phoenix is planning to pull all red light cameras. Plus, the latest local, education, and science news.

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November 15, 2019

FOR THE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 11: La Mora, Mexico, buries 9 people killed in a senseless attack; Phoenix is asking residents what to do with $130 million from US HUD; and international students are enrolling in fewer numbers in Arizona colleges. Plus, the latest in local and science news.

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November 08, 2019

FOR THE WEEK OF NOV 4: a senseless killing of 9 people in Sonora, Mexico; Pinal county is in limbo after a bad report on its aquifer; and a comedian visits KJZZ’s studios. Plus the latest in science, education, and business news.

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November 01, 2019

For the week of October 28: a man dies in Hermosillo after falling in a sinkhole, Paul Petersen is suspended but has the chance to appeal, and we visit a haunted space in Phoenix. Plus the latest in science, education, and fronteras news.

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October 25, 2019

FOR THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 21: Phoenix Police officers are fired after internal investigations, Bisbee’s library is trying something new, and downtown Phoenix gets a new grocery store. Plus the latest in science and education news and a Tiny Desert Concert.

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October 18, 2019

FOR THE WEEK OF OCT 14: fees for ride share companies, a roundtable discussion about the USMCA, and Fountain Hills is set to build a Dark Sky discovery center. Plus, the latest in fronteras, education, and local news.

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October 11, 2019

For the week of OCT 7: Banning books at Arizona prisons? Not so fast. A woman creates a space for parents of children with disabilities to de-stress, and why doesn’t Phoenix have a passenger train service? Plus, the latest science, local, and fronteras news.

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October 04, 2019

FOR THE WEEK OF SEPT 30: efforts to create wildlife crossings, emergency room procedures are changing to help geriatrics with chronic conditions, and we break down cultural appropriation in ad campaigns. Plus, the latest science, local, and education news.

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September 27, 2019

FOR THE WEEK OF SEPT 23: What are Native American communities doing to increase voter turnout in 2020? We'll take a look at a photo collection that has images in it dating back as long as cameras have been around.  Plus, the latest in local, Fronteras, and science news. 

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September 20, 2019

FOR THE WEEK OF SEPT 16: Changes could be made to how states let people qualify for SNAP benefits. We also talk to ASU President Michael Crow about university tuition rates. Plus, the latest in local, fronteras, and science news.

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September 13, 2019

FOR THE WEEK OF SEPT 9: Tracing the Migrant Journey, libraries in Phoenix will cease charging book fines, and what do marijuana dispensaries do when they need to use a bank but can’t? Plus, the latest in local, fronteras, and science news.

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September 06, 2019

FOR THE WEEK OF SEPT 2ND: playgrounds are offering augmented realities, Bill Montgomery is appointed to the Arizona Supreme Court, and millennials are jumping on the farming band wagon. Plus, the latest local, science, and fronteras news.

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August 30, 2019

For the week of August 26: Our series ‘A Position of Trust’ on teacher sexual misconduct, Phoenix is now the top city in the country for increases in annual home prices, and we finish Tracing the Migrant Journey in Portland, Maine — plus the latest in science, education, and local news.

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August 23, 2019

FOR THE WEEK OF AUGUST 19: tracing the migrant journey in Yuma; city leaders are deciding whether to keep or sell the south building of the convention center; heat related deaths triple in Phoenix — plus, the latest in local, education, and science news.

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August 16, 2019

FOR THE WEEK OF AUG12: Farmers all have one thing in common — dogs; Congolese refugees are the largest growing group in Arizona; and a fact check of Prop 105 — plus the latest in education, science, and local news.

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August 09, 2019

FOR THE WEEK OF AUGUST 5: Firefighters across Arizona demanded worker’s compensation for certain types of cancer and their claims were denied; a new study describes fragmented unregulated stem cell businesses in Arizona; a book bindery produces a rare exquisite bible—plus, the latest in local, education, and Fronteras news.

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August 02, 2019

FOR THE WEEK OF JULY 29: Arizona prison healthcare is still not serving inmates adequately, the true cost of Alzheimer’s is greater than we know, and Fox Restaurant Concepts sells to the Cheesecake Factory — plus, the latest Tiny Desert Concert, as well as Fronteras and education news.

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July 26, 2019

FOR THE WEEK OF JULY 22: A ballot measure concerning pension related debt leaves some concerned; Rocky Point is gearing up for cruises despite not having a port; and the challenges women face in policing — plus the latest in fronteras, education, and science news.

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July 19, 2019

FOR THE WEEK OF JULY 15: Our series on Apollo 11 and how Arizona played a role, empathy training for doctors working with opiod addicts, and ‘No Crying in Newsrooms.’ Plus, the latest fronteras, education, and local news.

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July 12, 2019

FOR THE WEEK OF JULY 8: What is Arizona’s role in light of the California earthquakes last week? Phoenix south central gets $100 million for a lightrail project that might not pan out, and Maricopa Department of Transportation is testing a program that will monitor drive times in work sites — plus, the latest in education, Fronteras, and local news.

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July 03, 2019

FOR THE WEEK OF JULY 1: No more room at the Arizona-Mexico border, an explosion shuts down several buildings in downtown Phoenix, and the Arizona Board of Education rejects the schools request for safety officers. Plus — the latest in science, business, and local news.

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June 28, 2019

FOR THE WEEK OF JUNE 24: Citizens respond to the behavior of Phoenix police officers, Tempe expands its recreation for students with disabilities, and an Arizona-Mexico deal intended to draw in filmmakers. Plus, the latest in local, Fronteras, and science news.

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June 21, 2019

FOR THE WEEK OF JUN 17: Interesting meetings about the behavior of the Phoenix Police Department, the Arizona Corporation Commission prohibits power shut-off for unpaid bills this summer, and how new tech can teach students empathy for the aging population. Plus the latest in business, science, and Fronteras news.

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June 14, 2019

FOR THE WEEK OF JUNE 10: Our series ‘Protecting the Northern Jaguar,’ the latest from Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, and shifting funds to pay for school supplies and repairs — plus the latest in business, science, and local news.

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June 07, 2019

FOR THE WEEK OF JUNE 3: Mexico and the US continue trade immigration talks, preparing for monsoon season, Arizona attorneys question the guidance of students with disabilities and graduation — plus the latest in local, Fronteras, and science news.

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May 31, 2019

WEEK OF MAY 27: The legislature wraps up this week, a snippet of the loudness of Mexico City, the education budget leaves some wanting, plus the latest in science, business and local news.

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May 24, 2019

For the week of May 20: Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar’s congressional office spent the most of any U.S. House member last year on “official” travel, a look at the toll booth protests in Mexico, and a Tiny Desert Concert — plus the latest in local, business, and education news.

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May 17, 2019

For the week of May 13: A 2020 census question could cost Phoenix billions, Mexico’s air quality at shocking levels, and 5G wireless phones might affect the weather — plus the latest in local, business, and education news.

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May 10, 2019

THIS WEEK: Our series on the Maricopa Integrated Health System, what Arizonans can do to improve education despite shortfalls, why ASU is teaching etiquette — plus the latest in Fronteras, business, and local news.

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May 03, 2019

Some top stories this week: Our series on Crossing Mexico, how some school districts might be breaking the law, and a Tiny Desert Concert. Plus the latest in Fronteras, science, and business news.

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April 26, 2019

Some top stories this week: The business of bookstores series from Christina Estes, looking back at #RedForEd a year later, and Mexico becomes the US’ top trade partner. Plus, the latest in science and local news.

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April 19, 2019

Some top news this week: Yuma’s mayor declares a state of emergency at the border, changes to Arizona elections and the use of emergency voting centers, do our brains grasp metaphors as well as we think — plus the latest science and business news from KJZZ.

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April 12, 2019

Some top stories this week: a vote of no-confidence in MCCCD; the economic impact of violence in Mexico reaches an all-time high; and NASA does a twin study. Plus, we wrap up Untold Arizona Season 2. That and all the latest in business and education news. 

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April 05, 2019

This week in the news: season 2 of Untold Arizona, the #MeToo movement arrives in Mexico, and the latest in local, business, and science news.

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March 29, 2019

This week in the news: the latest on the Arizona opioid epidemic, a new survey about raising Arizona taxes to pay for public education, plus an installment from Women of the West, and the latest science, Fronteras, and business news.

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March 22, 2019

This week: the Colorado River drought contingency plan is finally complete, Mexico’s ambassador visits the Valley, and ASU is forming an online spinoff program — plus, all the latest science and business news from KJZZ.

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March 15, 2019

Some top stories this week: a self-driving grocery delivery program is leaving Scottsdale; migrants are quarantined for a mumps outbreak; and Kate Gallego wins the Phoenix mayoral runoff election. That and all the latest in science, education, and local news. 

March 08, 2019

For the week of March 4, 2019: some top stories include Martha McSally’s shocking truth about her experience in the military, how medical marijuana dispensaries legally operate under federal law, and of course the latest education, Fronteras, and science news.

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March 01, 2019

Some top stories this week: will body cams improve police community relations? The debate over Arizona’s medical marijuana extract law continues, and Mexico’s president has been in office for 90 days. That and all the latest, education, business, and local news.

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