KJZZ News

Flagstaff, Arizona
Flagstaff City leaders are looking at how they can reduce traffic and litter caused by winter visitors who come to play in the snow.
May. 6, 2017
TripAdvisor store
Phoenix is on track to welcome TripAdvisor’s first store at a U.S. airport. During a recent city meeting, the Aviation Department shared the latest retail plans for Terminal 4.
May. 6, 2017
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Authorities arrested four Chinese nationals Thursday who were involved in a scheme to falsely take college entrance exams. The students used the exam scores to gain admission to Arizona State University, Northeastern University, Penn State University, and, according to prosecutors, paid nearly $7,000 to do it.
May. 6, 2017
Banner Heath announced its cutting jobs. The changes are part of the organization’s restructuring efforts. In a statement, Banner said the cuts will impact about 1 percent of its overall workforce.
May. 5, 2017
When it comes to oil, Mexico is a major business partner to the U.S., and American investors are even looking into Mexico’s expanding energy market. But recent violent clashes in Mexico’s black-market oil could affect those investments.
May. 5, 2017
Friday newscap
We wrapped up the week’s news in Arizona with our Friday Newscap. We are joined by Alia Rau of The Arizona Republic, Chad Campbell of Strategies 360, and Matt Benson of Veridus Consulting.
May. 5, 2017
Many Americans spend Cinco de Mayo filling up on traditional Mexican food and enjoying beer or margaritas as a way to mark this major holiday of Mexico. But do Americans celebrate Cinco de Mayo for the right reasons? To learn more, we talked with Rodrigo Cervantes of KJZZ’s Mexico City bureau.
May. 5, 2017
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Hair-care brand Shea Moisture has, for years, been embraced by women of color. But a video posted on their Facebook page recently rubbed their loyal customer base the wrong way.
May. 5, 2017
movie theater
Two thousand seventeen has seen box office numbers go up a little bit for the film business. The first blockbuster of the summer movie season was released this week, "Guardians of the Galaxy: Volume Two."
May. 5, 2017
Jessamyn Stanley
When you think of someone who practices yoga, what do you think of? Well, yoga instructor Jessamyn Stanley has a pretty good idea. But Stanley is out to change that stereotype.
May. 5, 2017
San Diego Natural History Museum
In late 1992, scientists were monitoring a construction site to a San Diego highway. They were collecting fossils of mammals that dated roughly to the Ice Age, when they came upon a site that had partial skeletal remains of an American Mastodon. With me to talk about this is Tom Demere, curator of Paleontology at the San Diego Natural History Museum.
May. 5, 2017
Meteor shower
If you’re feeling like getting away from the bright lights of the city, this weekend could be a great time to do it. A meteor shower will peak Friday and Saturday nights.
May. 5, 2017
Matt Salmon
In the wake of the passage this week of a bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, a former Arizona congressman has some strong words for for his ex-colleagues in the U.S. House.
May. 5, 2017
AARP Arizona
Congress this week rolled back rules that had allowed states to set up retirement plans for their businesses and residents. With me to explain is Steve Jennings, associate state director of AARP Arizona.
May. 5, 2017
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Some 24 million more people may be uninsured under the American Health Care Act, and even then, some conservatives view the law as a major spending bill.
May. 5, 2017
After failing to bring the bill to a vote the first time, the Republican-led U.S. House has passed its replacement for the Affordable Care Act. While the bill has a long way to go before becoming law, it already has many in Arizona’s health care industry concerned. KJZZ’s Will Stone covers health policy and he joins me.
May. 5, 2017
Grand Canyon National Park
Arizona has a handful of national monuments that the federal government will be reviewing in the coming months.
May. 5, 2017
A suspect has pleaded not guilty to the 2015 killing of a Phoenix man in his own driveway. Aaron Juan Saucedo faces a charge of first-degree murder.
May. 5, 2017
Mexican President
Mexico will elect a new president next year. Although President Trump has temporarily delayed withdrawing the United States from the North American Free Trade Agreement, continued uncertainty over NAFTA and Trump's plans for a border wall are roiling Mexican politics.
May. 5, 2017
Maricopa County ballot
Two former politicians are moving to overturn the decision by the Republican-controlled legislature that will make it more difficult for voters to propose their own laws.
May. 5, 2017

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