KJZZ News

There’s A Domestic War Raging Right Now — Against A Plant
The enemy is tamarisk, a small tree with a prehistoric look to it — tall, with scaly leaves and tiny pink flowers. It looks delicate, but the kind of delicate that makes it indestructible, like if it got stepped on by a dinosaur, it might bounce right back up.
Jul. 22, 2018
AZ Sec. Of State Clarifies Reports On Voter Registration, Purging
Two new national reports in as many weeks have examined how states can improve voter turnout and protect their voting roles from purging people erroneously.
Jul. 21, 2018
Ducey Signs Order: State Reps Aren
Saying legislative immunity is being abused, Gov. Doug Ducey directed that police officers under his control have the authority to cite — and if necessary arrest — lawmakers whose bad driving is more than just simple speeding.
Jul. 21, 2018
I-40 To Close At I-17 Interchange For Repairs
Eastbound I-40 will be closed at the I-17 interchange from 5 to 10 a.m. Saturday. ADOT crews will be repairing damage caused by the heavy rain in Flagstaff this week.
Jul. 21, 2018
Judge Denies Hickmans Pre-Trial Request For Confidentiality
Arizona egg company Hickmans asked for a broad protective order to keep information like truck driver logs and any future documents and depositions confidential. The judge denied the request, for now.
Jul. 20, 2018
Arpaio Calls Off Mexico Visit After Alleged Cartel Threats
Former Maricopa County Sheriff and Republican U.S. Senate candidate Joe Arpaio called off a planned visit to Mexico Wednesday, citing alleged threats from an unspecified drug cartel. However, Nogales, Sonora officials were in the dark about the visit.
Jul. 20, 2018
Heavy Digital Media Use Linked To ADHD Symptoms In Teens
Which came first; a teenager nose-deep in a smartphone or the ADHD diagnosis? It’s the modern-day version of the chicken and the egg — and it’s the reason researchers at the University of Southern California studied over 2,000 teenagers for two years.
Jul. 20, 2018
CDC: Youth Hypertension Rates Decreasing In U.S.
Young people are showing signs of high blood pressure less frequently, according to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The study focused on youth ages 12 to 19 in the united states between 2001 and 2016.
Jul. 20, 2018
CDC: 1 In 9 Adult Age 45 And Older Report Memory Loss
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that 1 in 9 adults, age 45 and older experienced confusion or memory loss — and is one of the earliest noticeable symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease.
Jul. 20, 2018
Phoenix Granted $30M To Redevelop Public Housing
The Phoenix Housing Department has been awarded a $30 million grant to transform the Edison-Eastlake community. It will be used to redevelop public housing near St. Luke’s Hospital and Edison Park.
Jul. 20, 2018
Why Haven
A variety of questions related to climate change have been posed for nearly a century, though intense controversy regarding whether it’s created by humans was sparked much more recently.
Jul. 20, 2018
Visiting Taliesin West, From the Comfort Of Your Living Room
Fans of Frank Lloyd Wright can now visit Taliesin West without actually physically being there. The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation is undertaking a process of putting together 3D maps of a number of Wright’s properties, starting with his winter home in Scottsdale.
Jul. 20, 2018
AZ Elections: Heather Ross - 6th District
As we head toward Arizona’s August primary elections, we’re inviting in the candidates running in contested races, to talk about why they’re running and some of the key issues in their contests.
Jul. 20, 2018
Rep. Paul Mosely Faces Questions About Behavior At Capitol
Arizona Rep. Paul Mosley has gained some notoriety recently after a video went viral showing him bragging to a sheriffs’ deputy, after being stopped for speeding, that he’s actually driven as fast as 140 miles an hour.
Jul. 20, 2018
Study: Problem Of States Purging Voters Is Widespread
For years now, there has been a steady drumbeat from some calling for tighter restrictions on who can vote in our country. A new report from the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University found there is a widespread problem in the country with states conducting voter purges.
Jul. 20, 2018
KJZZ
Barrett Marson of Marson Media and Democratic consultant DJ Quinlan, who is also communications director for the Clean Energy for a Healthy Arizona campaign, joined The Show to talk about this week's news.
Jul. 20, 2018
Possible Deal For Women Who Vandalized Tempe Mosque
A plea deal could be in the works for two Arizona women who were arrested earlier this year after using racial slurs and burglarizing a Tempe mosque.
Jul. 20, 2018
Lynch Named Honorary Chairwoman Of Piestewa Games
Former U.S. Army soldier Jessica Lynch who was wounded, captured and rescued in the Iraq War was in Scottsdale on Friday. Lynch is the honorary chairwoman at the 2018 Fiesta Bowl Lori Piestewa National Native American Games that start today.
Jul. 20, 2018
Arizona
For the first time, the Arizona Department of Transportation’s Motor Vehicle Division collected more than $10 million for veteran’s services, families of fallen first responders, cancer research and other causes.
Jul. 20, 2018
The Takeaway: Trump-Russia Summit Fallout Continues As Putin Gets Invite To D.C.
Plans are in motion for a second Trump-Putin summit, this one in Washington D.C.
Jul. 20, 2018

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