KJZZ News

Lawyers Seek Injunction To Prevent Clean Energy Ballot Initiative
Oral arguments were made Friday in Maricopa County Superior Court by lawyers on behalf of a state lawmaker seeking an injunction to prevent the Clean Energy for a Healthy Arizona initiative from appearing on the ballot this fall. Arguments against the measure center on satisfying strict compliance standards for ballot initiatives.
Aug. 10, 2018
Tucson Power Plant Switching From Coal To Natural Gas
A Tucson power plant will replace two coal-fired generators with ten natural-gas engines.
Aug. 10, 2018
Fortune 500 Company Brings Jobs, Training To Mesa
A Fortune 500 company has opened its latest regional center in Mesa.
Aug. 10, 2018
March For Our Rights Argues Against March For Our Lives
Since the shooting earlier this year in Parkland, Florida, we’ve heard a lot from some of the students who survived after they created the group March for our Lives. Michele De Groote, co-founder of March For Our Rights, offers a different perspective.
Aug. 10, 2018
Cochise County Development May Be Strain On Water
What will your neighborhood look like in 100 years? When you live in the desert, this question is less whimsical and more about simple practicalities.
Aug. 10, 2018
Study Reveals Economic Impact Of Immigrants In Phoenix
As the political rhetoric over immigration rages on this campaign season, new data from non-partisan immigration think-tank New American Economy focuses on the economics of immigration.
Aug. 10, 2018
Study On Tempe Police Suggests Best Body Cam Implementation
New research suggests when police departments slowly roll out body-worn cameras, their implementation goes better — both within the department and in the community.
Aug. 10, 2018
The Cost Of Fire Prevention
As California faces another wildfire season with record-setting acreage being burned in the Mendocino blaze, Arizona’s season has been relatively tame so far, with an estimated 125,000 acres burned — compared to nearly 450,000 acres at this same stage in 2017.
Aug. 10, 2018
Suprise City Council Member Discusses Cellphone Driving Ban
The Surprise City Council this week approved an ordinance allowing police to pull drivers over who are not using their devices in hands-free mode. Violators could be fined up to $250.
Aug. 10, 2018
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Discussing the week in news with former Arizona lawmaker Stan Barnes, head of Copperstate Consulting and attorney Tom Ryan.
Aug. 10, 2018
The Takeaway: Why Don
Who chooses to vote in the United States and why? Political scientist David Nickerson joined us to discuss the research that shows why so many Americans steer clear of the polls on election day.
Aug. 10, 2018
Why Do We Have So Many Weird Holidays?
Did you know Tuesday was National Lighthouse Day, and this Friday is National S’mores Day? While there are only 10 federal holidays in the U.S., there are a number of days, weeks and months that are designated as holidays or sponsored events.
Aug. 10, 2018
Portion Of New Interstate Opens Near NV - AZ Border
The first 15 miles of the country’s newest interstate is now open.
Aug. 10, 2018
Fresh Faces Mark Milestone For AZ Teams
The Arizona Cardinals, ASU and UA all have brand new head coaches — all three happen to be African-American — and their fans hope the fresh start will help revive their downtrodden teams.
Aug. 9, 2018
Mexico Has A New Stock Exchange
A new stock exchange has recently opened in Mexico and it’s looking for American investors. It is Mexico’s second investor’s market.
Aug. 9, 2018
Research Reveals Climate-Driven Bird Collapse In Mojave
Researchers at University of California, Berkeley, have published a study describing the collapse of the Mojave Desert bird community over the past century due to climate change.
Aug. 9, 2018
Former WAVE Business Manager Indicted
The Arizona Attorney General’s Office has announced an indictment against the former business manager of the Western Arizona Vocational Education District.
Aug. 9, 2018
Monsoon Stories: Kyle Waites, James Hall At The Zoo
When a monsoon storm rolls through, there are really two ways to enjoy the spectacle: From inside, looking out — or right smack in the middle. Today, as part of our monsoon series, The Show took visit to the animal kingdom.
Aug. 9, 2018
Residents Fight To Keep Tucson
Tucson’s 4th Avenue sits right in the heart of the city, full of locally-owned businesses in 100-year-old buildings. But right now, this uniquely Tucson district is facing change.
Aug. 9, 2018
Chandler Crafter Is
The contestants on NBC’s craft show “Making It” prove that creativity is limitless. Hosts Nick Offerman and Amy Poehler encourage a entourage of crafty citizens in a competition show that feels like if the “Great British Bake Off” and “This Old House” had a baby.
Aug. 9, 2018

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