KJZZ News

McSally Opens Double-Digit Lead In New Poll
A new poll out this morning shows Congresswoman Martha McSally has opened up a double-digit lead in the race for the GOP nomination for U.S. Senate. But, a separate poll finds some potentially troubling news for Republicans heading into this fall’s midterm elections.
June 20, 2018
Heated Meeting On Light Rail In South Phoenix
Allegations and insults were tossed around Phoenix Council Chambers Tuesday night during a special meeting to address the south Central light rail extension.
June 20, 2018
Podcast Playlist: When Good Moms Need To Be Bad
Other People's Problems allows you to be a fly on the wall in stranger's therapy sessions. In this episode, we meet Maggie, a stay at home mom who's becoming restless, so restless in fact that she's begun taking destructive risks to keep her life interesting.
June 20, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: Why Money Makes Us Happy
The idea that money doesn't make you happy is easy to get behind if you have it, but if you don't it's a hard sell. But the correlation between money and happiness is more complicated then one might think.
June 20, 2018
The Takeaway: President Trump Signs A New Executive Order On Associations Health Plans
President Trump signed a new Executive Order on Tuesday, touting that the new rule will give insurance seekers more options.
June 20, 2018
The Takeaway: For Families Separated At The Border, Different States Of Detention
2,342 children have been separated from their families since last May, says the Department of Homeland Security. That's when the Trump administration began implementing its zero-tolerance policy that automatically presses criminal charges against anyone crossing the border illegally.
June 20, 2018
No Sales Tax Increase For Pima County Road Repair
The Pima County Board of Supervisors did not approve a half-cent sales tax Tuesday that would have provided about $900 million over 10 years to fund road repairs throughout the county.
June 20, 2018
Arizona Reboots Drought Talks While Rest Of Basin Watches
Arizona is trying to get drought talks going again — and much of the West is watching. A renewed effort to achieve an agreement comes after a year of anxiety and gridlock over the future of the Colorado River.
June 20, 2018
Tempe Explores Power To Remove City Leaders
“The highest measure of punishment, if you will, the city can mediate is a formal censure, and that’s really it,” said Councilman Randy Keating. “It’s kind of a slap on the wrist, and there’s nothing we can do to address the residents’ concerns about repeat council abhorrent behavior.”
June 19, 2018
Reward Tripled For Case Of Ranger Disappearance
The National Park Service wants to solve the case of a ranger who disappeared nearly 40 years ago in southern Arizona. It's tripled the reward it put forth in 1980 in hopes of new information.
June 19, 2018
Federal Judge Considers Independent Monitor For Prison Health Care Case
A federal judge is hearing testimony and evaluating evidence as he attempts to assess the validity of a state-run monitoring system overseeing the state’s prison health care contract.
June 19, 2018
Sen. Jeff Flake Speaks Out Against Trump Immigration Policy
Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake joined colleagues in sending a letter to President Trump urging the immediate stop to an immigration policy separating children from families seeking political asylum.
June 19, 2018
Statewide Rise In Animal Rabies Cases
The Arizona Department of Health Services is warning residents about a statewide rise in rabies cases.
June 19, 2018
Whats In A Name — When It Comes To Generations
When you think of Baby Boomers, or Gen X, you probably have an image that comes to mind. Maybe the same goes for Millennials. But what about the generation that follows that one?
June 19, 2018
In U.S. Court And In Mexico City, Pushback Against Family Border Separations
American human rights activists and Mexican government officials want to stop the Trump administration’s practice of separating undocumented immigrant families at the border.
June 19, 2018
Got Enduring Ads?
Twenty-five years ago, a fictitious Alexander Hamilton fan had the chance to win a lot of money by answering what was, for him, an easy question. The problem? He’d just scarfed down about half a PB&J, and had nothing with which to wash it down.
June 19, 2018
Arizona Man Sentenced For Cyberattacks On City Services
An Arizona man has been sentenced for attacking cities’ websites and computer servers, including at least one emergency communication system.
June 19, 2018
Preliminary 2018 AzMERIT Test Results Are In
Preliminary results from the 2018 AzMERIT Test have been obtained by The Arizona Republic. AzMERIT plays a large role in what A-F grade schools receive and whether students can move on to third grade.
June 19, 2018
Why Podcasting Is No Longer Just For Public Radio Nerds
Whether you started listening to "This American Life" years ago, or you jumped on the "Serial" bandwagon in 2014 or you listen to The Show’s podcast from KJZZ every week — there’s no denying podcasts are everywhere.
June 19, 2018
Are Mega-Mergers Bad For Consumers?
The U.S. Department of Justice’s antitrust division tried to block the recent merger between AT&T and Time Warner, but a federal court has allowed it to go ahead. The ruling could set a precedent for other mega-mergers between huge telecommunications and entertainment companies.
June 19, 2018

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