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

Glendale Closes Park Restrooms After Vandalism, Drugs
The city of Glendale has closed some of its public restrooms after finding serious damage from vandalism, used condoms, and drug paraphernalia.
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Flagstaff School Teacher Challenging McSally For Senate Seat
Arizona Sen. Martha McSally has a challenger in the upcoming Republican primaries for an Arizona U.S. Senate seat. Ann Griffin told a crowd this week the Republican Party is not the party she signed up for in the 1970s.
Undocumented Immigrant Deported On Drug Charges Gets A Second Chance
The Arizona Supreme Court ruled unanimously on Tuesday that Hector Nunez-Diaz never would have entered into a plea deal on a drug charge had his original attorney told him it would permanently eject him from the country.
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Burn Operation Allows Crews To Get A Jump On Newman Fire
Heavy smoke along Interstate 17 has dissipated south of Flagstaff after crews conducted a four-day operation redirecting the Newman Fire's path alongside the Lake Mary recreation area.
O’Halleran Checks Conditions At San Luis Detention Facility
Democratic Rep. Tom O’Halleran Friday visited the San Luis Regional Detention and Support Center Facility near Yuma and said they are nothing like the terrible reports from Texas and New Mexico facilities.

NPR News

U.K. Fears Iran Is Taking A 'Dangerous Path' After Seizure Of Tanker
Iran took over the British-flagged vessel in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday and says it and its crew will remain in an Iranian port during a probe of an accident that Iran says led to the seizure.
Notre Dame Fire Revives Demand For Skilled Stone Carvers In France
"With stone carving, we give life to an edifice and perpetuate history. We're also creating a link with the past and transmitting values that are important to conserve in society," one student says.
NPR's Scott Simon talks to Tim Hauck of The Peregrine Fund about the hatching of the 1,000th California condor since the late 1980s, when conservation efforts began.
The Fallout From A Seemingly Sweet Oil Deal For Venezuela's Neighbors
The PetroCaribe program provided fuel to Venezuela's neighbors on long-term credit to spur economic growth. What has happened now that Venezuela is in free fall?
The Trump administration issued a new rule requiring migrants to seek protection in another country they travel through before asking for asylum in the U.S.