KJZZ News

The Pulse: Is Time Travel Possible? Will It Ever Be?
Humans have always wondered whether it was possible to stop time or travel around in time. It's a really common theme in movies. Even though it's a pretty far-out concept, real scientific work has been done about time travel and whether or not it could happen.
Nov. 8, 2019
ASU A Cappella Group Goes Viral After Billie Eilish Cover Video
If you’ve turned on a radio in the past year, you’ve probably heard a song by Billie Eilish. Now, someone’s done a viral cover of her: an a cappella group at ASU.
Nov. 8, 2019
KJZZs Friday NewsCap Nov. 8, 2019
To talk about some election results, including Tucson rejecting a sanctuary city designation and more, The Show spoke with Chuck Coughlin, president and CEO of HighGround Chad Campbell, senior vice president at Strategies 360.
Nov. 8, 2019
Rare Mutation In Alzheimer’s Disease Gene Could Inform Future Therapies
A rare mutation in a gene associated with Alzheimer’s disease could reduce or delay its effects, even in a population known for its high risk. The research could contribute to the development of gene or drug therapies.
Nov. 8, 2019
AZ Republicans Craft Backup Plan For Preexisting Conditions
Two Republican state lawmakers and Attorney General Mark Brnovich are crafting legislation to protect Arizonans with preexisting medical conditions from losing their health insurance if the U.S. Supreme Court strikes down the Affordable Care Act.
Nov. 8, 2019
Caseload Unmanageable For ADE Investigators
Closing a loophole in Arizona law that prevents state investigators from disciplining non-certified teachers and school employees would exacerbate the overwhelming caseloads tracked by only a handful of investigators.
Nov. 8, 2019
Petersen Appeals Unpaid Suspension From Assessor Job
Maricopa County Assessor Paul Petersen is appealing a four-month, unpaid suspension, but the governing body that put Petersen on ice has to figure out what the review process will be first.
Nov. 8, 2019
After Massacre, Some Unsure Of Future In Sonoran Mormon Town
Family and friends gathered in a small Mormon community in rural Sonora on Thursday to mourn the victims of a massacre that has shocked the world. Hundreds descended on La Mora, some driving from as far as North Dakota to mourn the passing of nine members of the community, six of them children.
'We’re Going To Fight This': Mormon Families Stand Strong After Mexico Attack
Nov. 8, 2019
Arizona Veteran, Now Deployed To The Classroom, Creates Military History Class
Arizona students learn about wars from ancient times to the present. In one Chandler classroom, a veteran is drawing on his own experience to develop a class about military history. "We're being taught the military and history by someone who's experienced the military, you know, and one day he'll be a part of history because he was there."
Nov. 8, 2019
Word S2 E5: NaNoWriMo
Word is a podcast about the literary arts in Arizona and the region. In this fifth episode of Season 2, we celebrate writers all over Arizona who are participating in the annual NaNoWriMo.
Nov. 8, 2019
CAP Conducting Maintenance On Siphon In Mesa
The Central Arizona Project is performing infrastructure maintenance that will impact customers for the next several weeks.
Nov. 7, 2019
USDA Continues Avocado Inspections In Mexico After Threat To Inspector
U.S. Department of Agriculture inspectors continue to work in avocado fields in Mexico, after one inspector was “directly threatened” there this summer. Mexico supplies most of the avocados imported into the United States.
Nov. 7, 2019
UA Awarded Nearly $2.5 Mil For Disability Education Program
Students from the University of Arizona who want to become interpreters for deaf and hard of hearing students could get their tuition covered thanks to a federal grant.
Nov. 7, 2019
Phoenix Closes Its Business Liaison Offices In Mexico
The city of Phoenix will no longer have offices in Mexico, Arizona’s main trading partner. On Wednesday, the City Council voted to shut down the two business liaison offices in Hermosillo, Sonora, and Mexico City.
Nov. 7, 2019
Heres How You Can Drink Beer Made With Recycled Water
Right now, one of the taps at Walter Station Brewery in Phoenix is serving a “unique” American pale ale. The ale was made from recycled water. The city of Scottsdale gave a bunch of craft breweries hundreds of gallons of recycled water and asked them to make a beer for this weekend’s Canal Convergence festival.
Nov. 7, 2019
Q&AZ: Arizonas Potential Electoral College Gains
KJZZ listener Enrique reached out to us through our Q&AZ program to ask if Arizona will receive more Electoral College votes after the 2020 census and what impact that will have on our status as a potential swing state.
Nov. 7, 2019
Self-Driving Car That Killed Pedestrian Could Not Detect Jaywalkers
A report by the National Safety Transportation Board found that a self-driving Uber SUV was not programmed to detect jaywalkers when it hit and killed a woman who was crossing Mill Avenue in Tempe three years ago.
Nov. 7, 2019
Micro Estates Planned To Bring A Community Together
We’ve all heard of tiny houses — or at least seen them on HGTV. Well now, there’s an effort right here in the Phoenix metro area to build something a little different — micro estates. The idea here is more about community, not just about the size of the home.
Nov. 7, 2019
How Climate Change Threatens National Security
Climate change has become a national security issue. The Pentagon acknowledges that flooding, drought and extreme storms can disrupt U.S. military capabilities and threaten military facilities worldwide.
Nov. 7, 2019
Stanton, Lesko Facing Recalls For Their Impeachment Stances
As the formal impeachment process against President Donald Trump heats up, two members of Arizona’s congressional delegation now find themselves in the crosshairs, too — sort of.
Nov. 7, 2019

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