KJZZ News

Havasu Falls Area Closed Through August Following Flash Flood
Tourists with upcoming camping or room reservations at the Havasupai Lodge in Supai may have to reschedule. The Havasupai Tribal Council announced the remote section of the Grand Canyon will be closed to visitors until the end of August.
Jul. 25, 2018
Mexico And Canada React To Trump’s NAFTA Letter
In a recent letter, President Donald Trump urged to move the NAFTA trade renegotiation quickly saying he would, otherwise, pursue a different route. But for the Canadian and Mexican governments, the negotiation will keep its pace.
Jul. 25, 2018
ASU, UA Awarded Grants To Expanding Computing Technology
Both Arizona State University and the University of Arizona were awarded the funds from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to expand computing technology capabilities.
Jul. 25, 2018
Lutheran Agency Helps Recently Reunited Families
Thursday is the court-ordered deadline for the federal government to finish reuniting migrant families. And a local nonprofit has been tapped to receive hundreds of these parents and children.
Jul. 25, 2018
What Trade Relief Means For Arizona Farmers
On Tuesday, the Trump administration announced it would provide up to $12 billion in emergency relief to farmers affected by the trade war. The Arizona Farm Bureau Federation reports Arizona agriculture is a $23.3 billion industry.
Jul. 25, 2018
New Guidelines To Improve Alzheimer
When it comes to dementia, patients often go undiagnosed or are misdiagnosed. Now, a working group convened by the Alzheimer’s Association has announced new recommendations that could improve patient and caregiver outcomes.
Jul. 25, 2018
Maryvale Residents Endure Power Outage In 116 Degree Heat
More heat means more air conditioning, which strains electricity grids, and 4,500 west Phoenix residents were left without power for about three hours in the hottest part of the day on Tuesday.
Jul. 25, 2018
Ballot Measure Summary Language Spurs Controversy
A number of ballot measures have fought challenges citing misleading or confusing language and inaccurate information. Joining The Show to talk about the words used to describe ballot measures is former Arizona elections director Joe Kanefield.
Jul. 25, 2018
Lives On The Line: How Suicide Hotlines Train Their Staff
The latest figures from the CDC show an increase in suicide rates in recent decades. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline saw calls double from 2014 to 2017. The Show sat down with Beth Brady from the Arizona Crisis Response Network to talk about that rise in calls and how they train their specialists.
Jul. 25, 2018
Former Labor Secretary On Losing Sight Of
There’s been a lot written over the past couple of years about how America is a more polarized country than it’s been in the past. Former labor secretary Robert Reich says the increase in partisanship has led to a decrease in people thinking about something else: the common good.
Jul. 25, 2018
ASU Students Compete In Hyperloop Challenge
SpaceX held its third annual Hyperloop competition this past weekend in California. ASU’s hyperloop team, AZLoop, took part in the competition. Joshua Bowen, AZLoop's president, joined The Show to talk about it.
Jul. 25, 2018
How Helpful Are Political Endorsements?
How much of a difference can endorsements make? The Show checked in with three political veterans who come at the question from various perspectives.
Jul. 25, 2018
Report Substantiates Harassment Complaints
A full report into allegations of sexual harassment by Jim Paluzzi, KJZZ's general manager, has been made public by the Maricopa County Community College District.
Jul. 25, 2018
AZ The Only State Where The Mine Inspector Is Elected
When you get your ballot in November, you’ll have your choice of who to vote for governor, U.S. representatives and senators, of course. But, you’ll also see another race where you can weigh in: state mine inspector.
Jul. 25, 2018
Corp Comm Wants Public Input On Johnson Utilities Interim Manager
This week, the Arizona Corporation Commission is trying to rectify serious problems with water and sewer systems in the South East Valley. On Tuesday, the commission took an extraordinary step by voting to appoint an interim manager at Johnson Utilities.
Jul. 25, 2018
Arizona Elections: David Schapira - Superintendent
Former state legislator and educator David Schapira has served on the Tempe City Council for the last four years. He did not seek reelection for that position — and now — he’s running for superintendent of public instruction.
Jul. 25, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: How You Frame A Conversation Can Determine Whether You
Sometimes we get so wrapped up in a debate that it doesn't occur to us to change the frame of the conversation. As Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about in this episode of Two Guys on Your Head, however, it's important to find new ways to talk and think about things.
Jul. 25, 2018
The Takeaway: Farmers Get Relief As Tariffs Hit Home
On Tuesday, the Trump administration took steps to curb that pain farmers are feeling. Sonny Purdue, who leads the Department of Agriculture, announced $12 billion in emergency relief slated to protect food producers in this country as the ripple effects of the trade war continue to play out.
Jul. 25, 2018
Renewable Energy Ballot Backers: Palo Verde Not In Jeopardy
Arizona Public Service has warned that raising Arizona’s clean energy target to 50 percent by 2030 could force the utility to shut down the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station. The ballot measure specifically excludes nuclear power.
Jul. 25, 2018
Guatemalan Family Reunited, Headed For Kentucky
The Phoenix Financial Center, located at the corner of Central Avenue and Osborn Road, has been ranked as one the Valley's iconic landmarks by Phoenix New Times. Now Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest has one of the buildings set up to help hundreds of migrant families get reacquainted.
Jul. 25, 2018

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