KJZZ News

Avondale Welcomes Mattress Manufacturer
The southwest Valley continues to attract companies focused on manufacturing and distribution. Avondale is the latest city to welcome a new company.
Mar. 3, 2018
Arizona Flu Cases Declining
State health officials say the numbers of flu cases in Arizona are coming down. Jessica Rigler with the Arizona Department of Health Services said 650 cases were reported in the last week.
Mar. 3, 2018
 Auditor General
More money is being put into classrooms, according to new figures released Thursday from the Auditor General’s Office. But the state continues to spend less on its students than the national average.
Mar. 2, 2018
Activist Groups To Put DACA Pressure On President
A new campaign to force President Donald Trump to take action on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program will launch the day before the deadline he gave Congress to decide the fate hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants.
Mar. 2, 2018
Scottsdale Board OKs Agreement With AG Over Construction Projects
Scottsdale Unified School District Governing Board approved an agreement Friday night at about 10:30 p.m. after meeting in a closed executive session for almost six hours.
Teacher's Association Calls For Resignation Of Scottsdale District Board President
Mar. 2, 2018
Immigration Appeals Board Grows To Help Tackle Pending Caseload
Federal officials have increased the size of the board that reviews decisions made by immigration judges to help deal with the unprecedented number of roughly 667,000 pending cases.
Mar. 2, 2018
 How Is Nintendo Switch
The Nintendo Switch, the fastest-selling video game console in the U.S. and Japan, is also launching an online service later this year. One of the unique qualities of the Switch is that it can be used both as an at-home and mobile, on the go, console. How is that affecting Nintendo’s sustainable success and what is its impact on the broader industry?
Mar. 2, 2018
 NY Times Looking For Distributor To Stream Its News Series
Something new is brewing at The Old Grey Mare, that old euphemism for the historic newspaper The New York Times. A job listing was posted from the company this week looking for an Executive Producer for their new platform: a weekly news series showcasing their investigative reporting, storytelling, interviews, and, of course, lots and lots of video.
Mar. 2, 2018
Bill Targets Sexual Predators Who Buy Victims
A bill that’s working its way through the state Legislature takes aim at sexual predators who buy their victims’ silence with confidentiality agreements. The House has passed the bill, and, just Thursday, it passed out of the Senate Judiciary committee. And we’re joined now by that bill’s sponsor, Paradise Valley Republican Maria Syms.
Mar. 2, 2018
 During WWII, Japanese Internment Camps In Arizona Had Own Baseball Teams
Cactus League spring training is underway in the Valley and, this year, five new baseball greats have been inducted into the Cactus League Hall of Fame.
Mar. 2, 2018
KJZZ
A roundup of the week's news with Mike Noble, chief pollster and managing partner at OH Predictive Insights, and Sam Richard of Creosote Partners.
Mar. 2, 2018
 Astronomers Use Radio Waves To Detect Signal From First Stars Formed After The Big Bang
New findings that suggest the oldest stars formed 180 million years after the Big Bang. The study is a collaboration between ASU and MIT and was published this week in the journal Nature.
Mar. 2, 2018
Gov. Ducey Sets New Rules Of The Road For Autonomous Vehicles
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has issued an Executive Order specifying new rules for testing autonomous vehicles in Arizona.
Mar. 2, 2018
How New Tariffs On Steel, Aluminum Could Complicate NAFTA Talks
President Donald Trump said he plans to impose a 25 percent tariff on imported steel and an 10 percent tariff on imported aluminum.
Mar. 2, 2018
Arizona Congressional Delegation: No New Gun Laws
Despite town hall meetings featuring pleas from students and parents demanding changes in gun laws on Capitol Hill, members of Arizona’s congressional delegation say there’s little appetite for real change in Washington, D.C.
Mar. 2, 2018
The Takeaway: Scandals Swirl Around Jared Kushner
As his security clearance is downgraded, the president's son-in-law and senior adviser is under fire for his business dealings.
Mar. 2, 2018
Havasupai Children Write Letters To Trump, Asking For End To Canyon Mining
The children’s letter campaign was led by a visibly emotional Arizona Rep. Eric Descheenie, who waited for other runners at a footbridge that guides hundreds of thousands of people a year over the turquoise waters of Havasu Creek into Supai and the waterfalls that tumble beyond the village.
Mar. 2, 2018
Arizona Gov. Ducey Touts Stricter Rules For Driverless Cars
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is laying out some new - and stricter - rules for driverless vehicles.
Mar. 2, 2018
Teacher
In another chapter in the ongoing Scottsdale Unified School District controversy, the Scottsdale Education Association is calling for the resignation of Governing Board President Barbara Perleberg.
Mar. 2, 2018
Take a look through your junk drawer - for some, a collection of, well junk. But for others, it’s a treasure chest filled with potential. This is the idea that drives the Barter Boat, which is docked at Canal Convergence, a Scottsdale art festival, this weekend.
Mar. 2, 2018

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