KJZZ News

What Baseball Teams Are Looking For In A New Stadium
Paul Steinbach, senior editor of Athletic Business Magazine, joined The Show to talk about what kinds of things teams are looking for in new ballparks.
May. 16, 2018
Suit Aims To Stop Voters From Deciding On Clean Elections Commission Power
The author of Arizona’s Clean Elections Act has sued in an effort to stop voters from deciding whether to take some of the commission’s power away.
May. 16, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: How Understanding Time, Attention And The Brain Can Help You Get More Done
Time is important, especially when it comes to the brain. In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about how our brains process and understand time, and how we can reorient our goals within tasks to stay motivated and get more done.
May. 16, 2018
The Takeaway: Dept. Of Education Stops Investigating For-Profit Colleges
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is effectively dismantling the investigative team tasked with monitoring these abuses, according to a new report by The New York Times. And many organizations and activists are outraged by this development.
May. 16, 2018
How The Trump Administration’s Tax Cuts Impact Arizona Businesses
When President Donald Trump signed a sweeping tax cut measure into law late last year, he touted it as a bill for jobs. By lowering the corporate tax rate, his administration said companies will invest in more equipment and people. But small businesses in Arizona need more than a tax cut to spur growth.
May. 16, 2018
Coconino County To Levy Flood Control Tax
People who live in Flagstaff, Page and Fredonia may see a tax increase this fall. The Coconino County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to tax residents to control flooding.
May. 15, 2018
Microchip Technology Clears Antitrust Hurdles In China, Global Targets
Chandler-based Microchip Technology Inc. received antitrust clearance Tuesday from China to move forward with an acquisition of rival, Microsemi Corp.
May. 15, 2018
Mars 2020 Rover Mission To Include Scout Helicopter
When the next Mars rover launches in 2020, it will sport a sidekick: a football-sized scout helicopter. NASA will test the chopper’s feasibility on the Red Planet and use its bird’s-eye view to improve mission planning and rover navigation.
May. 15, 2018
Tiny Desert Concert: Max Knouse
Tiny Desert Concerts is a series in which we bring local bands and musicians into the KJZZ studios to play a couple songs and talk about the music. This month, we hear from singer-songwriter Max Knouse, a veteran of other bands, now releasing his first solo album, “Dinasaur from Jensen.”
May. 15, 2018
Arizona Farm Helping Beer Lovers, Water Conservation
Sinagua Malt in Camp Verde says it’ll produce four tons of malted barley a week for breweries and bakeries sourced from barley grown at Hauser and Hauser Farms. The 600-acre farm once grew corn but has now swapped its crop for barley and, in the process, has potentially saved millions of gallons of water in the Verde River.
May. 15, 2018
Millions Of Dollars Lost In Mexico After Bank Hacking
In what could be the plot of a modern-day bank robbery movie, unidentified hackers penetrated the bank-to-bank money transfer system in Mexico, stealing millions of dollars from financial institutions.
May. 15, 2018
Campaign Money Can Now Be Used For Child Care
Candidates running for federal office will be allowed to use campaign money for child care. That’s after a unanimous ruling by the Federal Election Commission.
May. 15, 2018
Climate Change Is Making Droughts Worse In The Western U.S.
A new study from NASA reinforces the idea that droughts are getting worse and could become more frequent in the Western U.S. The culprit is human-caused climate change.
May. 15, 2018
Will Arizona Legalize Sports Betting?
The Phoenix Suns will find out Tuesday night if they’ll have the top pick in June’s NBA draft — and in the future, you may be able to bet on that kind of thing here in Arizona.
May. 15, 2018
Arizona Storytellers: Brian Krauss
Brian Krauss shares a story about how one woman found herself for the first time on a Grand Canyon hike.
May. 15, 2018
Uber Unveils Concept For Flying Taxis
It's now 2018 and people are still wondering if we'll ever see flying cars in our lifetime. Luckily, Uber might have an answer to that question.
May. 15, 2018
Zillow Calls Camelback East Most Popular Neighborhood
The Valley is a huge place, both in terms of the population and the actual amount of land it takes up, which means there are a bunch of neighborhoods. Some have been well-known for decades, and others may have been created by real estate agents or search engines.
May. 15, 2018
Airlines From U.S., Middle East Reach Resolution
A decade-long dispute between the top three airlines in the U.S. — American, Delta and United — and the top three Persian Gulf carriers appears to have reached a resolution. But who came out on top remains up for interpretation.
May. 15, 2018
U.S. Maintains Global Reach Despite Trump Administration Policies
Even as President Trump has chosen to take the U.S. out of the Paris Climate agreement or renegotiate NAFTA, the country continues to have a very long reach.
May. 15, 2018
Are Employers Taking Proper Steps Against Workplace Harassment?
Harassment in the workplace has been common for decades, but the #MeToo movement has helped to shine a brighter spotlight on the issue.
May. 15, 2018

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