KJZZ News

Can Cows Be Used As Weedkillers?
We’ve all experienced driving past farms, wondering what grazing cows are actually doing. Are many of them simply being fattened up for our meals later or are they actually helping out in some other way?
Jul. 27, 2018
Broad concerns about how some in law enforcement were relating to members of the African-American community exploded in recent years as reports of shootings of unarmed black men emerged more commonly.
Jul. 27, 2018
Drought Contingency Panel Gets To Work
About three dozen of them met Thursday for the first of many meetings on the Drought Contingency Plan. The goal of this plan is, ultimately, to curb the lowering water levels of Lake Mead, a water source that serves multiple states including Arizona.
Jul. 27, 2018
Not Much Progress On Immigration Reform In U.S. House
The difference of opinion on immigration reform between the White House and more moderate members of the House is continuing, with one side demanding increased border security before steps are taken on any other element — including the fate of DACA recipients.
Jul. 27, 2018
Valley Agencies Still Working To Help Reunited Families
As migrant families continue to be reunified, there are groups here in Phoenix and elsewhere working to help them.
Jul. 27, 2018
Is The Growth In Gross Domestic Product Sustainable?
Friday morning on the White House’s South Lawn, President Donald Trump held a triumphant press conference. The reason? The news that the nation’s gross domestic product increased 4.1 percent in the second quarter.
Jul. 27, 2018
KJZZ
Discussing the week in news with former legislative leader Chad Campbell, vice president of Strategies 360, and Jon Gabriel, editor of Ricochet.com and a contributor to the Arizona Republic.
Jul. 27, 2018
Podcast Playlist: Code Switch
When you have a name like Aparna Nancherla or Maz Jobrani, you get used to people butchering it. These two comedians, who both come from immigrant families, talk to Code Switch about their "Starbucks names," all of the weird ways people mispronounce their names, and whether having a "difficult" name has impacted their careers.
Jul. 27, 2018
Arizona Elections: Wendy Rogers - 1st District
Wendy Rogers has a degree in social work and was one of the first 100 women pilots in the Air Force, flying the C-141 transport jet on airlift and humanitarian missions worldwide. Now she's running as a Trump-era Republican who’s first point of business is to build the wall along our southern border.
Jul. 27, 2018
Maricopa Educators ‘Hunt’ For Knowledge In Mexico
A group of teachers from the Maricopa County Community College District are in central Mexico collecting information for their classes and research projects.
Jul. 27, 2018
AZ Wine Drinkers Taxed Higher Than Beer Drinkers
Wine drinkers in Arizona pay a higher excise tax rate than beer drinkers.
Jul. 27, 2018
House Committee To Consider Ethics Complaint Against Speeding Lawmaker
A group of Arizona lawmakers will consider an ethics complaint against Representative Paul Mosley after he bragged about speeding to a sheriff's deputy.
Jul. 27, 2018
Pela: Review Of
Theater critic Robrt Pela says Arizona Broadway Theatre’s production of "Catch Me If You Can: The Musical" is far more entertaining than it has any right to be.
Jul. 27, 2018
The Takeaway: Michael Cohen Claims President Trump Had Prior Knowledge Of Trump Tower Meeting
On Thursday night, the country learned that, according to Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, the president knew in advance of the now infamous June meeting in Trump Tower.
Jul. 27, 2018
Can A River Play The Violin? It Can With This Researcher
Stand near a river and you’ll hear a symphony of sounds: birds chirping, frogs croaking and water flowing. But what would it sound like if the stream itself could be transformed into classical music. David Merritt, a Colorado-based researcher and musician, is helping answer that question.
Jul. 27, 2018
Governor Avoids Deposition In Case Involving Freeway Attacks
Gov. Doug Ducey has avoided giving a deposition in a false-arrest lawsuit filed by a man once charged in some of the freeway shootings that set metro Phoenix on edge for weeks during the summer of 2015.
Jul. 27, 2018
Congressional Committee Approves Border Protection Budget
The House Appropriations Committee voted late Wednesday to budget billions of dollars for border protection. But the committee also resisted a Trump administration move to deny asylum to certain immigrants fleeing domestic violence.
Jul. 26, 2018
UA To Start Selling Beer, Wine At Football Games
The University of Arizona will start selling beer and wine at its football games starting Sept. 1. Fans at the game between UA and BYU will be the first to partake in the university’s policy.
Jul. 26, 2018
For Sale: Pieces Of Tempe Town Lake
Giant rubber inflatable bladders contained the water of Tempe Town Lake until 2016. Now the old dam has been chopped up into pieces for auction.
Jul. 26, 2018
Feds Reunite More Than 1,800 Migrant Kids
Thursday was the court ordered deadline for the federal government to finish returning separated children to their migrant parents.
Jul. 26, 2018

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