KJZZ News

Attorney: County Resolutions Against Prop 127 Illegal
A Chandler attorney says a handful of Arizona counties and towns broke the law in their effort to fight a controversial renewable energy ballot measure.
Oct. 19, 2018
ASU Professor And Poet Awarded MacArthur Fellowship
On a yearly basis, the John D. and Katherine T. MacArthur Foundation awards a number of MacArthur fellowships — commonly known as ‘genius grants.’ Earlier this month, the foundation chose 25 people to receive the $625,000 grant.
Oct. 19, 2018
AZ Dems Consider Possibility Of Taking State Senate
Among all the talk of a “blue wave” this November, some Arizona Democrats are discussing the possibility of picking up seats in the state legislature, and maybe picking up enough seats to take control of the state Senate.
Oct. 19, 2018
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Chuck Coughlin, president and CEO of HighGround and Sam Richard of Creosote Partners joined The Show to talk about the lone U.S. Senate debate between Martha McSally and Kyrsten Sinema, Joe Arpaio suing The New York Times and more.
Oct. 19, 2018
The Takeaway: Politics And Protest — Hitting The Streets In The Trump Era
Since the inauguration of President Donald Trump, millions of Americans have taken to the streets. Amy Walter takes a look at the impact of these movements and whether or not the energy they’ve produced will transfer to the polls in November.
Oct. 19, 2018
Hip-Hop And Classical Reimagined With Mik Nawooj
Hip-hop and classical aren’t normally two genres of music that you’d put together, but that’s what you’ll get Saturday night at the Tempe Center for the Arts when Ensemble Mik Nawooj takes the stage.
Oct. 19, 2018
Phoenix Economic Director Talks Tax Incentives
We spoke with Agnel Philip of The Arizona Republic about a piece he’d written about particular tax incentives used by cities around the state. To respond, The Show invited the community and economic development director for the city of Phoenix.
Oct. 19, 2018
Four Candidates Debate For Phoenix
KJZZ hosted a panel of the Phoenix mayoral candidates on Thursday at Rio Salado’s campus.
Oct. 19, 2018
AZ Unemployment Unchanged, Higher Than Average
The unemployment rate in Arizona is exactly where it was a year ago, 4.7 percent. The numbers released Thursday show that’s higher than the national average of 3.7 percent.
Oct. 19, 2018
Arizona High School Students Take On Assistive Technology Challenge
Eight teams from schools across the Valley recently competed for a $500 prize. They were designing real-world solutions for everyday problems faced by children with disabilities.
Oct. 19, 2018
Congressional Candidates Discuss Climate Change
Four congressional candidates answered questions about the climate at town hall hosted by climate advocacy group Defend Our Future at ASU on Thursday.
Oct. 18, 2018
Man Rescued From Mine Shaft
John Waddell was rescued Wednesday night from a 100-foot deep abandoned mine shaft in a remote part of western Arizona after being trapped for more than two days.
Oct. 18, 2018
In Mexico, A Controversial Response To Trump’s Threats Over Migrants
Mexican authorities are trying to stop a caravan of migrants headed to the U.S. from entering Mexico, increasing police presence on the Guatemala border and meeting with the migrants.
Oct. 18, 2018
Major Mining Conference Kicks Off Next Week In Hermosillo
Representatives of hundreds of mining companies the world over are descending on Hermosillo, Sonora, next week for a major conference.
Oct. 18, 2018
Sounds Of The City: It
"This being the fresh air on this unusually cool October day, it just really kind of ignites that passion, you're like 'I'm really going to embrace the season.'" Listen to the sounds of Renee Mackel with her kids at the pumpkin patch.
Oct. 18, 2018
Analyzing Sinema And McSally
Senate candidates Kyrsten Sinema and Martha McSally sat down with The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com’s editorial board Wednesday.
Oct. 18, 2018
Thousands Of School In AZ Participate In Nationwide Earthquake Drill
Thousands of schools across the state will participate in the Great Arizona ShakeOut — a drill to prepare for earthquakes.
Oct. 18, 2018
Katie Hobbs On Why She Is Fit To Be Sec. Of State
Arizona’s current Secretary of State Michele Reagan was knocked out in August’s primary, so a new secretary will take office in January.
Oct. 18, 2018
Do Celebrity Endorsements Move The Needle?
Earlier this month, Taylor Swift ended her practice of not talking politics, and took to Instagram to formally endorse two Democratic candidates in her home state of Tennessee. She is, of course, not the first celebrity to let fans know which candidates they support or oppose.
Oct. 18, 2018
A Cosmic Playground Made From Tape Appears At The Science Center
What are some possible uses for tape? Did constructing a playground come to mind? Eric Lennartson and a team of volunteers spent hours at the Arizona Science Center passing rolls of tape around and around to create tunnels big enough for people to climb through.
Oct. 18, 2018

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