July 2018

Arizona sun
Phoenix is among 35 cities participating in a national competition with a lot of money on the line. Bloomberg Philanthropies will award one city 5 million dollars. Four other cities will each get one million.
July 12, 2018
Kelly Fryer
As we head toward Arizona’s August primary elections, KJZZ's The Show is inviting the candidates in contested races to talk about why they’re running and some of the key issues in their contests.
July 12, 2018
ICE agent badge
Immigration and Customs Enforcement in California has been collecting license plate data at three Orange County-area malls, and the practice is raising privacy concerns.
July 12, 2018
gavel
If you walk into a federal immigration court in Tucson, you probably won’t see just one defendant facing a judge, you’ll see up to 75.
July 12, 2018
burned trees
Once a wildfire is contained, one of the biggest efforts is to re-vegetate the area that was burned. Researchers at Northern Arizona University have received a nearly $1 million federal grant to look at how climate change may affect that work.
July 11, 2018
Photo still from Bisbee '17
The town of Bisbee, Arizona, was the site of its own roundup 101 years ago this week. Nearly 1,200 men were loaded onto boxcars and abandoned in New Mexico in an event now known as the Bisbee Deportation.
July 11, 2018
Tia Oso house after monsoon destruction
For a lot of us, the wet weather is a welcome reprieve from the summer heat. But for some, these storms can be devastating. Tia Oso’s family lost their home of 75 years on Monday.
July 11, 2018
Andrew Wheeler
Andrew Wheeler has taken over as acting administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, after Scott Pruitt resigned last week. But, the change in leadership may not mean that much change in policy coming out of the EPA.
July 11, 2018
boxes of Invest in Education signatures
As signatures are being counted for several citizen initiatives that were turned in last week, a court battle is going on over how easy it should be for voters to propose their own laws.
July 11, 2018
Migrant Children Separated From Family
Federal officials are racing to reunite families that were separated at the border. Yesterday, the Trump administration missed a court-imposed deadline to complete the task.
July 11, 2018

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