Celebrations of Apollo 11’s historic moon landing 50 years ago conjure images of Houston and Cape Canaveral, but rarely Arizona. This two-part series looks at the pivotal role the state played in preparing astronauts for moon missions – and in driving lunar science forward.
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discussed the week in news with former Arizona Corporation Commission Chair Kris Mayes and Barrett Marson of Marson Media.

KJZZ News

Gila River Indian Community Builds New School
The Bureau of Indian Education is leasing the Gila Crossing Community School from the Gila River Indian Community as part of a new strategy to clear the Bureau's construction and repair backlog.
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Voter Roundtables Seek To Improve Turnout
The Maricopa County Recorder's Office is getting feedback about electoral access issues from marginalized groups through its Roundtable Project.
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Motel 6, MALDEF To Get Initial Green Light On Lawsuit Settlement
A federal judge has signaled he’ll give the initial go-ahead on a reworked multimillion-dollar lawsuit settlement between a Latino civil rights group and Motel 6, but first the sides have to clarify parts of their deal.
U.S. Legislators Visit Mexico To Discuss USMCA
Ten members of the U.S. House of Representatives made an official trip to Mexico on Friday. They met with high-ranking officials to discuss the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Free Trade Agreement.
Tohono O’odham Group: Border Wall Would Block Sacred Pilgrimage
The Salt Pilgrimage is an important rite of passage for young men.

NPR News

Cambodia Denies Report Of Deal With China For Use Of Naval Base
Prime Minister Hun Sen called the report, which appeared Sunday in The Wall Street Journal, "made up news." The report cited unnamed U.S. officials.
Will Robert Mueller's Testimony Shift The Prevailing Winds In Washington?
All eyes in the capital — and many more in the nation — will be on the former special counsel this week in Congress. Whatever takes place, the political stakes are high.
First Came Kidney Failure, Then There Was The $540,842 Bill For Dialysis
A personal trainer in Montana had a sudden need for life-saving dialysis after his kidneys failed. But he and his wife never expected the huge bill they received for 14 weeks of care.
2 Nurses In Tennessee Preach 'Diabetes Reversal'
Patients with Type 2 diabetes are often steered toward medicine or insulin to control blood sugar. But it's also possible, with more support than patients often get, to use diet and exercise instead.
Yukiya Amano, The Head Of U.N. Nuclear Watchdog, Dies At 72
Amano, who was director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, was instrumental in negotiations leading to the 2015 deal with Iran to limit its nuclear program.