KJZZ News

Benjamin Netanyahu
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited Mexico this week — the first-ever such visit.
Sep. 15, 2017
greater sage grouse
Energy companies, environmentalists, ranchers and government officials are getting back together at meetings across the West this fall to talk about the fate of a chicken-like bird called the Greater Sage Grouse.
Sep. 15, 2017
Santa Cruz River
Tucson environmental experts say improved water quality is making a dramatic difference in the Lower Santa Cruz River.
Sep. 15, 2017
Desert Foothills Theater
This is a song called “Watch them Grow,” and it’s on a new album by David Simmons. He’s the production manager at Desert Foothills Theater in Scottsdale, and the brother of actor J.K. Simmons, who’s also singing on this track, along with David’s son.
Sep. 15, 2017
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This morning, a planet ate a spacecraft. But that’s only a small part of the story. After close to 20 years in space, NASA’s Cassini orbiter was killed off and intentionally sent into Saturn, which was the planet the spacecraft’s images brought most of us much closer to than we ever would have thought possible.
Sep. 15, 2017
Motel 6
The Phoenix New Times created a firestorm for a popular motel chain this week. Reporters Antonia Noori Farzan and Joseph Flaherty found a pattern of arrests by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, agents at two Motel 6’s in predominantly Latino neighborhoods in Phoenix.
Sep. 15, 2017
A pair of developers is teaming up to “reinvent” Phoenix’s Park Central Mall. The mall, on Central Avenue between Thomas and Osborne, is the state’s oldest.
Sep. 15, 2017
Las Chollas Peligrosas is less than a year old, but already has a strong following. The group is known for blending different styles of Latin music, as well as American roots styles like blues and folk, and singing songs in both English and Spanish.
Sep. 15, 2017
Last week, Brnovich sued the state Board of Regents for raising tuition at the three state universities to an unconstitutional level over the past 15 years. I sat down with ASU President Michael Crow to talk more about this and about the attorney general’s decision to also sue over the university's decision to offer in-state tuition to so-called "DREAMers."
Sep. 15, 2017
Our guests were Julie Erfle, communications consultant at Erfle Uncuffed, and Mike Noble, chief pollster and Managing Partner at OH Predictive Insights.
Sep. 15, 2017
cars in a parking lot
If you’re in the market for a used car or truck in the Phoenix area, be prepared to pay more.
Sep. 15, 2017
Arpaio
Judge Susan Bolton wrote that previous case law has left guilty verdicts intact after a presidential pardon.
Sep. 15, 2017
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One constitutional scholar says it's time to move on from our founding document. But what would that mean for our country? That debate is here.
Sep. 15, 2017
Arizona is getting some help from the federal government with the opioid crisis.
Sep. 15, 2017
Space 55
At most theaters, the division between the audience and the performers is concrete – with auditions, vetting and often years of experience dividing the two. But for more than a decade, a tiny theater in downtown Phoenix has blurred those lines. It’s called Space 55. And its future is now uncertain.
Sep. 15, 2017
Real estate developers, designers and city executives faced-off in a competition to pick the hottest intersection in the Valley.
Sep. 15, 2017
Reduced hours or even layoffs could be on the horizon for those who help consumers sign up for health plans on Arizona’s Affordable Care Act marketplace.
Sep. 15, 2017
Favorable views of the United States have sharply declined in Mexico, amid deep disapproval of President Trump’s policies toward the neighboring country.
Sep. 14, 2017
After two years of court battles, a class-action lawsuit originally filed against Tucson-based Accelerate Diagnostics — and subsequent appeals — will not be heard.
Sep. 14, 2017
tank the tortoise
Listen to the sounds of Tara Duncan taking her tortoise, Tank, into the Arizona Exotic Animal Hospital for his pre-hibernation checkup.
Sep. 14, 2017

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