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KJZZ's Stories You Don't Want to Miss is a curated download of the week's best stories, brought to you by our news reporting team.

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KJZZ's Stories You Don't Want to Miss is a curated download of the week's best stories, brought to you by our news reporting team.

    Stories You Don't Want to Miss for the week of Jan. 30, 2023

    Stories You Don't Want to Miss for the week of Jan. 30, 2023

    A wall of shipping containers put up by former Gov. Doug Ducey’s administration along the border in Cochise County last year has been removed. Between the price of groceries, higher mortgage rates and news reports of layoffs, some people are bracing for tougher economic times — or wondering if they should be. California released its own plan this week on Colorado River water cuts. Plus the latest science, Fronteras Desk, education and metro Phoenix news.

    • 33 min
    Stories You Don't Want to Miss for the week of Jan. 23, 2023

    Stories You Don't Want to Miss for the week of Jan. 23, 2023

    A new app from Customs and Border Protection gives asylum seekers waiting at the U.S.-Mexico border the chance to ask for an exception to Title 42 restrictions on asylum. How do Phoenix leaders allow for growth, while making sure there's enough water to meet increased demand? The Arizona House Education Committee advanced a bill Tuesday that would allow school boards to terminate a superintendent's contract for violating board policy. Plus the latest metro Phoenix and science news.

    • 25 min
    Stories You Don't Want to Miss for the week of Jan. 16, 2023

    Stories You Don't Want to Miss for the week of Jan. 16, 2023

    A proposed plan from Gov. Katie Hobbs’ office would expand a state-funded scholarship program to include undocumented high school graduates. One county official has ideas on how to get the public the election results they demand sooner. Plus the latest metro Phoenix, science and business news.

    • 21 min
    Stories You Don't Want to Miss for the week of Jan. 9, 2023

    Stories You Don't Want to Miss for the week of Jan. 9, 2023

    How has disinformation and misdirection shaped the Grand Canyon? The old structures known as "the domes" near Casa Grande are being demolished, after years of back and forth between Pinal County and the owner of the condemned property. U.S. Sens. Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Kelly were in Yuma this week as part of a bipartisan group of eight congressional members visiting the border. Plus the latest metro Phoenix, science and education news.

    • 27 min
    Stories You Don't Want to Miss for the week of Jan. 2, 2023

    Stories You Don't Want to Miss for the week of Jan. 2, 2023

    Katie Hobbs was formally sworn in as Arizona’s new governor Thursday. This week, President Joe Biden awarded the Presidential Citizens Medal to former Arizona House Speaker Rusty Bowers for standing up for democracy during the insurrection. Contractors hired by the state of Arizona have started dismantling a makeshift border wall made of shipping containers in Yuma and Cochise counties. Plus the latest business, science and tribal resources news.

    • 27 min
    Stories You Don't Want to Miss for the week of Dec. 19, 2022

    Stories You Don't Want to Miss for the week of Dec. 19, 2022

    The federal government is suing Arizona over a state-funded project to build a border wall of shipping containers on Forest Service land in Cochise County. Phoenix Children’s Hospital reports it has seen a number of invasive group A strep infections since early November. A deal to sell the Phoenix Suns and Phoenix Mercury is now pending approval from the NBA. Plus the latest Fronteras Desk, education and metro Phoenix news.

    • 22 min

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