KJZZ News

The Takeaway: Republicans Pin Hopes to Tax Reform
The fight over the Republican tax reform plan continues to play out, with 401(k) plans emerging as a key sticking point between members of Congress and the president. Heather Long, an economic correspondent for The Washington Post, explains.
Oct. 26, 2017
Investigation Finds Arizona Secretary Of State
An investigation from the state Attorney General’s office finds the Arizona Secretary of State’s office broke the law last year in the run-up to the special election for Propositions 123 and 124.
Oct. 26, 2017
Arizona Gov. Ducey: Pay Raises For His Staff Were
At a luncheon with county supervisors, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey justified earlier funding sweeps and cost shifts from the state to counties. He also addressed reports that some of his staff received double digit pay increases.
Oct. 26, 2017
Dr. Joseph Sirven: Call Me Doctor
What's in a name? It turns out quite a lot. KJZZ's medical commentator, Dr. Joseph Sirven explains.
Oct. 26, 2017
GoDaddy Receives Patent Approval To Suggest Domain Names
GoDaddy's stock price hit an all time high during early daytime trading on Wednesday.
Oct. 26, 2017
Staying In The Present: Couple Navigates Early-Onset Alzheimer
Most people think of Alzheimer’s as a disease of old age. But the Alzheimer’s Association estimates there are at least 200,000 Americans under 65 living with it — including one Mesa couple, learning how to navigate life after a devastating diagnosis.
Oct. 26, 2017
Tempe Planting More Trees To Create More Shade
The city of Tempe will be planting more trees this weekend. The goal is to create more shade canopy on city property.
Oct. 26, 2017
Navajo Lawmakers Set To Take Up Legislation For Grand Canyon Aerial Tram
Navajo Nation lawmakers are scheduled to take up legislation to build an aerial tram into the Grand Canyon next week. A Navajo Nation Council spokesman says the Grand Canyon Escalade is the only item on next Tuesday’s special session so far.
Oct. 26, 2017
Documentary Explores Navajo People
The expansion of the railroad to the Western half of the United States was an important development in our country’s history. And, to do that, someone had to build it. A new documentary, "Metal Road," explores the Navajo people’s important role in this industry and its long history.
Oct. 25, 2017
Flake On Decision:
“To be competitive, you’ve got to run a kind of race I’m not comfortable running," he said. "I’ve got to sleep at night, look my kids in the eye and I can’t see, given the way the electorate looks to be looking at candidates right now, I simply can’t do it.”
Oct. 25, 2017
Phoenix Moves Forward On Latino Cultural Center
Phoenix takes another step toward creating a Latino Cultural Center. On Wednesday, a consultant presented a feasibility study to the city’s arts subcommittee.
Oct. 25, 2017
Arizona Voters Have Increased By Thousands Since July
The number of registered voters in Arizona continues to rise by the thousands while party numbers shift, according to new registration data.
Oct. 25, 2017
National Park Service Wants To Hike Entrance Fees
The National Park Service has proposed charging steep entrance fees at 17 of its parks during peak seasons. The money would go toward an $11 billion backlog of maintenance projects.
Oct. 25, 2017
Bisbee Weighs Options After AG Decision On Plastic Bag Ban
Bisbee’s ban on plastic bags is in violation of state law. That’s the assessment of Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich.
Oct. 25, 2017
Netflix Makes Move Toward More Original Content
Earlier this month, Netflix leaders said the company was going to greatly expand its offerings by spending $8 billion on original content in 2018. And Netflix will be de-emphasizing some of its non-original movie choices. So what does that mean for subscribers and competitors?
Oct. 25, 2017
Tempe Considers Tax Incentive For Bank Of The West
Bank of the West is promising to bring hundreds of high-paying jobs to Tempe. In exchange, the city is offering the financial firm a government property lease excise tax. Called a GPLET for short, it swaps the property tax for a reduced rate.
Oct. 25, 2017
Not Forgotten: Looking For Missing Loved Ones Takes Many Approaches
Losing someone this way is not something you’d expect to happen. It can be confusing to know what to do, even beyond the police report.
Oct. 25, 2017
Single-Family Lot Prices Stayed At Record High Levels In 2016
The price of single-family lots were at record high levels last year, according to the National Association of Home Builders.
Oct. 25, 2017
Keith Olbermann Questions Donald Trump
Longtime commentator and television host Keith Olbermann questions President Trump’s sanity, speeches, opinions and fitness to serve — but Olbermann didn’t always feel that way.
Oct. 25, 2017
More Americans Living In Areas With More Extreme Summer Heat Days
New research shows more than three quarters of the U.S. population lives in counties with an average of more than nine extreme summer heat days.
Oct. 25, 2017

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