KJZZ News

Landmark Elementary School
A growing number of school districts in need of upgrades or repairs are looking to voter approved funding sources, like bonds and overrides. In the last 2 years, Arizona voters approved more than $2 billion in bonds alone. But what happens when money to cover building needs relies on the success of a campaign?
Dec. 18, 2017
On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission repealed the Obama-era “net neutrality” rules, paving the way for internet providers to slow or block access to certain services or charge more for faster speeds. The move has the potential to affect startups, including those that help seniors.
Dec. 18, 2017
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Raytheon has just completed the first round of production on a new weapon. The program is based in Tucson.
Dec. 18, 2017
ADOT / FHA publish two key documents as part of the environmental study for I-11 from Nogales to Wickenburg.
Dec. 18, 2017
John McCain
McCain has been in the hospital dealing with the side effects of cancer treatment. McCain's son-in-law, Ben Domenech, talked about the McCain’s health on CBS’s “Face The Nation” on Sunday.
Dec. 17, 2017
 Arizona Strike Team 8
Six more engines left Arizona Saturday night to aid the firefighting efforts in California. A total of 168 firefighters are helping from the state, but it’s unknown when they’ll be able to come home.
Dec. 17, 2017
Legislation intended to protect Arizonans from ticket scalpers is facing criticism from technology experts.
Dec. 17, 2017
Thomas Fire
Arizona firefighters who were sent to help with California wildfires could come home on Monday or be stuck there through the holidays.
Dec. 16, 2017
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Adrian Peterson was placed on injured reserve Friday because of a neck injury, ending the running back's season after only six games with the Arizona Cardinals.
Dec. 15, 2017
The Arizona Game and Fish Department is urging residents and hikers to be on the lookout for a bear that has been seen several times in the mountains near Tucson this past week.
Dec. 15, 2017
New River
The city of Phoenix has extended the deadline for water hauling to New River and Desert Hills. This comes after those communities secured a commitment from EPCOR to build a new site for water hauling, one outside of the city.
Dec. 15, 2017
The desert is a mysterious place for many, which makes it an ideal setting for a suspense novel that features murders.
Dec. 15, 2017
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A few days ago, Iraq’s prime minister declared that the Iraqi military had “fully liberated” all of his nation’s territory from ISIS forces. Here to talk about ISIS and Iraq and the organization’s future is Linda Robinson, senior international policy researcher at the RAND Corporation.
Dec. 15, 2017
Arizona will see so many elections next year, it got us asking: how much will this all cost? KJZZ’s Bret Jaspers looked into this and he’s here to talk about it.
Dec. 15, 2017
As expected, the FCC voted to end net neutrality, which has been in effect since 2015. Consumer groups are worried that the new development may create a have and have-not situation when it comes to web access and use.
Dec. 15, 2017
The job market is evolving in this country, as is the labor market. Richard Fry is a Senior Economist with the Pew Research Center who studies this, and recently took part in a panel on it at the Western Governors’ Association meeting in Phoenix.
Dec. 15, 2017
The Force seems to have been with the producers of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" last night — Forbes reports it brought in an estimated $45 million to 50 million on its opening night. So, what makes a successful sequel? We put that question to Subimal Chaterjee, a Professor of Marketing at the State University of New York at Binghamton.
Dec. 15, 2017
Issues this week: Arizona’s 8th Congressional District and possibly raising the sales tax to pay for K-12 education.
Dec. 15, 2017
Is it possible to look at these special elections in the aggregate and take anything away that could be useful to think about heading into next year’s elections?
Dec. 15, 2017
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Senator Marco Rubio has threatened to vote “no” on the GOP tax bill unless the child tax credit is expanded, a change he introduced to the Senate version of the bill alongside Senator Mike Lee of Utah. Will this be the sticking point in the final vote on the bill?
Dec. 15, 2017

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