KJZZ News

AZ Counties Reach Out To Unregistered Voters
In January, Arizona joined a multi-state program known as the Electronic Registration Information Center, or ERIC, a nonprofit agency whose goal is to improve voter roll accuracy.
Sep. 13, 2018
Separated Parents To Get Second Shot At Asylum
A potential settlement has been reached in a trio of lawsuits involving immigrant families separated by the federal government, and the deal would give a do-over to parents facing deportation after failing initial interviews for asylum.
Sep. 13, 2018
County Pursuing Plans For New East Valley Animal Shelter
Maricopa County Animal Care and Control is pursuing plans to build a new animal shelter to replace an aging facility at Rio Salado Parkway and Loop 101.
Sep. 13, 2018
Podcast Playlist: On The Media — Red Wine Paradox
Public discussion in the U.S. about wine and health has centered around the "French paradox," the theory that the French maintain somewhat unhealthy lifestyles without significant risk for heart disease in part due to their enthusiastic consumption of red wine.
Sep. 13, 2018
Federal Court Rules Against DeVos On Borrowing Rule
A federal judge has ruled against U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, in a case brought by 19 states and Washington, D.C.
Sep. 13, 2018
Voting Rights Groups Urge Court To Force Arizona To Act On Voter Registrations
Voting rights groups are asking a federal judge to force Arizona's secretary of state to alert voters their registration information may not be up to date.
Sep. 13, 2018
The Takeaway: As Hurricane Florence Approaches, What About The People Forced To Stay?
One million people have been ordered to evacuate as Hurricane Florence powers its way to the Carolina coast, carrying dangerous winds of 125 miles per hour. But what about the people forced to stay behind and face the storm? And how are the most vulnerable preparing for an impending disaster?
Sep. 13, 2018
Artist With Synesthesia Sees Sound
For many of us, listening to music is a visceral experience. We don’t just hear it — we feel it too. But for some people with a condition called synesthesia, music isn’t just heard or felt, they can actually see it.
Sep. 13, 2018
Can You Keep A Secret?
Keeping secrets is an extremely common part of human behavior — whether we’re keeping them for ourselves, for a friend or loved one.
Sep. 13, 2018
Korean-American Writer On U.S. Soldiers Killed In The War
Earlier this summer, 55 boxes were loaded onto a U.S. military plane to fly from South Korea to Hawaii. The boxes are believed to contain the remains of service members killed in the Korean War and were turned over by North Korea. For Susan Kee, the development is personal.
Sep. 13, 2018
ACLU Report: Border Wall Would Be Devastating For Environment
Chants of "build the wall" were a common occurrence on President Trump’s campaign trail and his efforts to find the $5 million dollars in federal funding to complete the project will likely be front and center when funding debates kick off this fall.
Sep. 13, 2018
Know Your Rights With Natural Hair In The Workplace
For African-American women, wearing your “natural hair” can be liberating. They no longer feel the pressure to conform to mainstream — straight — hairstyles. But, what rights do they have when it comes to how they wear their hair in the workplace?
Sep. 13, 2018
Hurricane Florence Sets Its Sight On The Carolinas
10 million people are under a hurricane watch across the southeast as Florence slowly churns its way to the coast.
Sep. 13, 2018
AZ AG Investigating Companies For Consumer Fraud
The Arizona Attorney General’s office is investigating a search engine company — or companies — for potential consumer fraud related to things like location data.
Sep. 13, 2018
After 40 Years, Is The End Of Tucson Desegregation Lawsuit Finally Near?
After more than 40 years, a judge’s ruling could finally mark the beginning of the end of a lawsuit over desegregation in Tucson schools.
Sep. 13, 2018
Sounds Of The City: Dog Wash
Listen to the sounds of Paul Kolble washing his dog, Gracie, at Wag N’ Wash in Central Phoenix. If you have suggestions or hear things that make Phoenix, Phoenix, send us a note at theshow@kjzz.org.
Sep. 13, 2018
Photo Exhibit Shows The Faces of Scottsdale History
A Scottsdale library is hosting an exhibit of historic photos of the city, in honor of the 50th anniversary of the opening of city hall and Civic Center Library.
Sep. 13, 2018
Hospital Sued For Withholding Records On Patient Death
Patient advocates are suing the state for withholding records related to the death of a patient at the Arizona State Hospital.
Sep. 13, 2018
The Takeaway: DHS Uses FEMA Money To Pay For ICE
With hurricane Florence approaching the eastern seaboard, new documents reveal that the Department of Homeland Security in June transferred $10 million dollars from FEMA's budget to help pay for the increasing cost of I.C.E.'s crackdown on migrants crossing the border.
Sep. 13, 2018
KJZZ Manager Reassigned Following Investigation
Mark Moran, former associate general manager of news at KJZZ, has been demoted and reassigned following an investigation.
Sep. 13, 2018

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