KJZZ News

Report: Sonoran Government Linked To Scandal
The Sonoran government of Gov. Claudia Pavlovich reportedly directed millions of public dollars to front companies that then provided cash for 2016 political campaigns. That’s according to an investigation published last Wednesday by the nonprofit Mexicans Against Corruption and Impunity.
Nov. 26, 2018
Feds Aren
The number of Indian Country crimes the U.S. Justice Department chose to prosecute has plateaued in recent years, according to federal statistics released this week.This despite efforts to boost public safety and prosecutions of sexual assault and other crimes.
Nov. 26, 2018
Manufacturing Industry Offers Migrants Jobs In Mexico
The Mexican manufacturing industry says it can offer jobs to thousands of Central American migrants intending to seek asylum in the United States if they decide to stay in Mexico instead.
Nov. 26, 2018
Tempe Discounts Permit Price For Live Music
For a short time, Tempe businesses will be offered a deep discount on permits to host live music. The one-time fee will be reduced to $200 — down from the normal cost of $1,331 — from December until March 2016.
Nov. 26, 2018
Tempe Rejects Purchasing Contract With Amazon
“We’re looking for opportunities to involve our local vendors and our local store owners and operators in helping the city buy things at the best price,” said Tempe CFO and Deputy City Manager Ken Jones.
Nov. 26, 2018
Analysts: Democrats Made Gains, But AZ Isn
The vote wasn't as predictably Republican this time around, but don't call Arizona purple yet. That's the view of political analysts who say Democratic gains in this month's election need to be cemented in future contests to show this year wasn't a one-off.
Nov. 25, 2018
25 Arizona Soldiers Deployed To Middle East
The Arizona National Guard held a deployment ceremony in Phoenix Sunday morning. 25 soldiers are headed first to Fort Hood in Texas and then to the Middle East.
Nov. 25, 2018
Cananea Union Threatens To Retake Copper Mine
The union is threatening to shutter the mine again, starting Dec. 1. That’s the first day of incoming President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s new administration.
Nov. 25, 2018
Arizona Attorney General Reaches Agreement With Homie
A Utah real estate company covered the Valley with teal signs reading “Vote For Homie” during election season. Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has now reached a deal with the firm to stop its marketing.
Nov. 24, 2018
Yuma Grown Romaine Lettuce Deemed Safe
Romaine lettuce grown in Yuma, Arizona should be returning to the shelves soon. This comes after a nationwide warning from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Nov. 24, 2018
Q&AZ: Is There Still An Active Bat Colony On ASU’s Campus?
Arizona has the second largest number of bat species in the United States, behind Texas. A KJZZ listener remembered seeing these flying mammals on Arizona State University’s Tempe campus and asked about their fate via Q&AZ.
Nov. 24, 2018
AZ Governor Will Attend Mexican Presidential Inauguration
On Dec. 1, Mexico will have a new president, and Arizona governor Doug Ducey plans to attend to the inauguration ceremony in Mexico City. Ducey will also visit his counterpart in Sonora in this two-stop trip to Mexico.
Nov. 23, 2018
A New Mexican National Guard Might Operate On The Border
Weeks ago, the U.S. federal government unconventionally deployed the national guard to the Mexican border, waiting for the Central American migrant caravan. And in Mexico, the entering administration plans to create a national guard that might operate on the border.
Nov. 23, 2018
Skilled Trades Expo To Connect AZ Employers, Workers
An event in metro Phoenix aims to connect employers with specialized workers.
Nov. 23, 2018
Intel, Arizona Universities And Agencies Join Forces On Autonomous Vehicle Research Center
You’ve seen the Waymo self-driving cars stopped at intersections, you’ve seen the Uber cars in your rearview, well here’s another name entering the Valley’s self-driving arena —The Institute for Automated Mobility.
Nov. 23, 2018
Report: Best Discounts For Homebuyers Are In December
While Thanksgiving weekend may bring deals on holiday gifts, the day after Christmas appears to be the best time to buy a home.
Nov. 23, 2018
Dr. Joseph Sirven: The Price Of Medical Education
I, like many doctors, did not grow up in a family with means. Rather I started with a scholarship to college and took out loans for medical school. So you can imagine my reaction upon learning that NYU School of Medicine would be going tuition-free for all medical students! Wow!
Nov. 23, 2018
For octogenarians and others of an advanced age who suffer from Alzheimer’s disease, their most positive memories have often happened between the ages of 10 and 30. And that time period rests somewhere in the 1950s.
Nov. 23, 2018
Crepe Paper And Crinoline: Senior Citizens Think Back On Their Senior Proms
Recently the Phoenix Art Museum had a different take on the senior prom — for adults 60 years and older. The Show asked a few attendees to reflect on their high school proms.
Nov. 23, 2018
Q&AZ: Will Phoenix, Tucson Ever Get Train Service?
For decades, there has been talk of a rail service linking Arizona’s two biggest cities. But will it ever happen? KJZZ listener Liana Garcia asked that via our Q&AZ reporting project.
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Nov. 23, 2018

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