January 2017

As Democrats nationally continue working to find out what went wrong on Election Day, party members are hearing from the seven candidates to be the next Democratic National Committee chair.
January 24, 2017
Diane Douglas
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas gave her State of Education speech on Monday to the House Education Committee.
January 24, 2017
Textbooks, school, education
The two most recent Arizona Educational Foundation Teachers of the Year delivered a letter Monday to Gov. Doug Ducey’s office on behalf of the AZ Schools Now coalition.
January 24, 2017
An analysis by the D.C.-based Migration Policy Institute finds a majority of English-language-learner students in the U.S. are born in the U.S.
January 24, 2017
Native Americans are twice as likely to have diabetes as whites. And, diabetes is to blame for around two out of every three Native Americans with kidney failure.
January 24, 2017
Last week we heard from Sheriff Paul Penzone about his plans for his first 100 days in office. KJZZ’s Jimmy Jenkins was at the press conference and sat down with the sheriff for a one-on-one interview.
January 23, 2017
Border Fence
Protesters took control of vehicle lanes at one of the busiest crossings on the U.S. Mexico border on Sunday to oppose gasoline price hikes in Mexico.
January 23, 2017
Football field
The film "Jerry Maguire" made a big splash when it hit theaters 20 years ago, and probably no character had a bigger impact than Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Rod Tidwell, who demanded the team show him the money. Now, NFL Network has produced a special "A Football Life" documentary about Tidwell.
January 23, 2017
Starting today, low and moderate-income Valley residents can get free help with their income taxes. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance, or VITA, program has been around for decades; last year, more than 260 volunteers helped prepare tax filings in the Phoenix area.
January 23, 2017
We often talk about not repeating history when it comes to the genocide carried out during World War II, or the inequities of Jim Crow Laws. But, one part of our country’s history that often seems lost are the slew of eugenics laws that made forced sterilization legal during much of the 20th century.
January 23, 2017

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