July 2012

Arizona’s child-restraint law will get tougher next month. But Maricopa County is helping distribute booster seats for people who need them. PETER O’DOWD: Kids younger than 8 years old -- or shorter than 4'9" -- must be in a child restraint when they’re in the car.
July 13, 2012
Jeff Flake’s campaign for Senate got a major boost today-- both of Arizona’s sitting Senators gave him their endorsement. Flake is a Republican member of the U.S. House, representing Arizona’s Congressional District 6.
July 13, 2012
Paul Anderson has been part of the KJZZ jazz team since 2002. As a saxophonist, composer and producer, he brings a great deal of insight into the music you hear on KJZZ.Anderson came upon his first jazz recording at the age of seven.
July 13, 2012
Arizona gas prices have dropped for the fourteenth week in a row. KJZZ’s Al Macias reports that Arizona prices are now below the national average. AL MACIAS: AAA Arizona says gas prices dropped another nickel statewide this week to $3.
July 13, 2012
The US Drug Enforcement Administration discovered a tunnel used for drug, weapon, and human smuggling under the U.S.-Mexico Border in the small Arizona town of San Luis over the weekend. Thursday, the DEA held a press conference revealing the initial findings from this ongoing investigation.
July 13, 2012
An administrative law judge in Tucson has wrapped up two days of hearings on Tucson Electric Power's proposed energy efficiency plan. KJZZ's Mark Brodie spoke with Jeff Schlegel of the Southwest Energy Efficiency Project about the hearings, and the plan itself.
July 13, 2012
There’s a new legal challenge against an Arizona abortion law that’s set to take effect Aug. 2. KJZZ’s Lynn Kelly reports. The lawsuit was filed today by abortion-rights groups -- filed by the American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Arizona and the Center for Reproductive Rights -- on behalf of three physicians.
July 12, 2012
The sheriff of Mohave County in northwest Arizona has begun patrolling the town of Colorado City on a regular basis. That action comes after a federal lawsuit last month alleging civil rights violations by police in Colorado City.
July 12, 2012
The Mayo Clinic says it’s performed computerized baseline concussion evaluations on about 40 percent of Arizona high school athletes, in the first year they’ve been offered.Last year, the state set up new procedures for when high school athletes who’ve been diagnosed with concussions can return to action, and the body that oversees high school athletics in the state has started requiring all high school athletes to pass a test proving they know about the symptoms and causes of concussions before they can play.
July 12, 2012
Arizona's congressional delegation did as expected yesterday as lawmakers tried to repeal President Obama's signature healthcare act. Wednesday was the 33rd time lawmakers have tried to get rid of the law.
July 12, 2012

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