KJZZ News

Crossing the Horizon book cover
Writer and humorist Laurie Notaro's newest book is historical fiction, and focuses on three women who wanted to be the first to pilot a plane across the Atlantic.
Oct. 5, 2016
Border Fence
Journalist Devin Browne focuses on a different, less emphasized part, of the immigration debate with her first film "Hotel Arizona." That focus is on the migration economy.
Oct. 5, 2016
Doug Ducey
Gov. Doug Ducey is currently on what’s being called an economic development mission in Canada. He’s scheduled to meet with that nation’s leaders in the mining and aerospace industries.
Oct. 5, 2016
Marijuana
Will Proposition 205 help put money into Arizona’s underfunded public schools or will it make marijuana easier to access for kids and lead to greater addiction? We learned more about it from Ray Stern of Phoenix New Times.
Oct. 5, 2016
It’s so crowded around restaurants at Phoenix Sky Harbor’s busiest terminal that the airport is now working with the businesses to improve customer service. Inside Terminal 4, airport leaders want to add four small spaces at the beginning of the concourse where passengers could buy drinks and pre-packaged foods.
Oct. 5, 2016
People gather outside Donald Trump's rally
KJZZ's Here and Now spoke with analysts Chris Herstam and Shane Wikfors about Trump’s message and whether his frequent trips to the state mean that the presidential election is expected to be very close.
Oct. 5, 2016
Rain on a window
Now that the monsoon season is over, how did Arizona do? The answer, as usual, depends on where you live.
Oct. 5, 2016
Mannys Rodriguez
Two immigrant neighborhoods along the U.S./Mexico border and a strip of post World War II architecture in Tucson are highlighted in a 2016 list of endangered historic places released Wednesday by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Oct. 5, 2016
Majerle Lister
Majerle Lister is a young Navajo voter who has lived on and off the reservation. There are 22 federally recognized tribes in Arizona including the largest in the country — the Navajo.
Oct. 5, 2016
Phoenix VA hospital.
A Veterans Affairs Inspector General report released Tuesday said veterans are still dying while awaiting care at the Phoenix VA Health Care System.
Oct. 5, 2016
Lake Powell
Economists have criticized a proposal to pipe Colorado River water 140 miles from Lake Powell to southern Utah. They say the preliminary financial plan has fatal flaws.
Oct. 5, 2016
ocelot in the Huachuca Mountains
Two environmental groups are asking a judge to block a federal agency from trapping and removing predators from certain areas of Arizona. They’re worried about the endangered ocelot.
Oct. 5, 2016
Axan Kuauhtli
Before the sun rises, Axan Kuauhtli is busy in a small building in downtown Phoenix. He pours green coffee beans from Chiapas, Mexico, into the coffee roaster’s hopper. In a way, he continues the work started by farm labor activists in the 1970s.
Oct. 5, 2016
fall leaves
A south-moving jet stream is bringing below normal temperatures to Arizona.
Oct. 4, 2016
State Representative Rebecca Rios
On the occasion of Donald Trump’s 6th campaign stop in Arizona, some of the state’s female Democratic leaders are speaking out.
Oct. 4, 2016
Phoenix Police Property Room
The money will go toward testing rape kits and could help in crime solving. The new grants come from the Justice Department, which has awarded $1.2 million to the Maricopa County Attorney's Office and another $1.5 million to the Phoenix Police Department.
Oct. 4, 2016
HOV carpool lane on Arizona freeway.
When city and state leaders try to woo companies to move to Arizona they often tout our transportation system. We’re close to Mexico and west coast markets and our highways and roads are fairly new compared to many other large, metro areas. But, some say our economic development efforts could take a hit if we don’t change the way we fund transportation.
Oct. 4, 2016
Bike
The bikes are part of a partnership between Pima County, the University of Arizona and other groups. That project started more than a decade ago in three neighborhoods on Tucson’s south side.
Oct. 4, 2016
Athletes have been known to try just about anything to help their performance. Now, some are turning to the deep blue seas for hydration.
Oct. 4, 2016
writing in the dark
Writing in the Dark started earlier this year as a way for writers who are blind or visually impaired to get together and help one another become better writers.
Oct. 4, 2016

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