KJZZ News

The Pulse: Body Politics
How the criminalization of HIV transforms bodies into weapons in the eyes of the law — and one man who spent nearly a decade in prison as a result.
Dec. 17, 2018
The Takeaway: Death Of Guatemalan Child Points To Deep Culture Of Abuse And Neglect At U.S. Customs And Border Patrol
Last week, a 7-year-old girl, identified by the El Paso County Medical Examiner as Jakelin Amei Rosmery Caal Maquin from Guatemala, died while in Border Patrol custody. Her death is being seen by many as a culmination of a history of abuse and neglect at U.S. CBP.
Dec. 17, 2018
Rep. Wants To Bypass County
Rep. Mark Finchem of Oro Valley drafted it after Pima County Supervisors voted 3-1 to reject $1.4 million from President Donald Trump's Operation Stonegarden grant.
Dec. 17, 2018
Updates To Tucson Water Plant Address Contamination
A water treatment plant in Tucson is replacing more than 56 tons of activated carbon to address newly-discovered perfluorinated compound contamination from the nearby Superfund site.
Dec. 17, 2018
Americans Are Getting Less Sleep, Especially Blacks And Hispanics
Loss of sleep is linked to health risks from diabetes to dementia. Now, a new study finds Americans, especially blacks and Hispanics, are getting even less sleep than five years ago.
Dec. 17, 2018
Fear And Grieving In Las Vegas
At the annual Colorado River Water Users Association meeting in Las Vegas, Keith Moses said coming to terms with the limits of the Colorado River is like losing a loved one.
Dec. 17, 2018
Study Shows Stethoscopes Contain Staphylococcus
A study in the journal “Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology” has found that stethoscopes may contain a wide variety of bacteria, including the source of staph infections.
Dec. 17, 2018
As Grand Canyon Celebrates 100 Years, It Collaborates With Tribes
Grand Canyon National Park celebrates its centennial next year. To mark the occasion the National Park Service is working with eleven traditionally associated tribes to tell their stories. Some say the collaboration is a long time coming.
Below The Rim: Life Inside The Grand Canyon
Dec. 17, 2018
Promise Arizona Helps Migrants Become U.S. Citizens
Promise Arizona (PAZ) hosted a workshop Saturday to help migrants apply for citizenship and teach them about related programs.
Dec. 16, 2018
UA Report: Colorado River Delta Restoration Efforts Are Succeeding
A new University of Arizona report indicates that attempts to restore the Colorado River Delta are working. Four growing seasons after an engineered flood of the delta, its birds, plants and groundwater continue to benefit.
Dec. 16, 2018
Pima County Sees Spike In Hepatitis A Cases
Health officials in southern Arizona are reporting an increase in hepatitis A cases in Pima County, prompting a partnership among local health agencies to boost vaccinations and awareness.
Dec. 16, 2018
New ICE Data Show Increase In Arrests, Deportations
New data from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement shows arrests and deportations of undocumented people were up in the fiscal year which ended in September.
Dec. 16, 2018
Supporters Of Activist Facing Deportation Seek Pardon From Ducey
Supporters of an Arizona activist ordered to be deported this week are making a last-ditch effort to keep her in the United States by asking Gov. Doug Ducey to pardon Alejandra Pablos.
Dec. 14, 2018
Judge Lets Arizona Voters Defend Against Census Lawsuit
A federal judge is allowing voters from Arizona and elsewhere to be parties to a lawsuit filed in Alabama.
Dec. 14, 2018
AZ Chamber Of Commerce Backs Talking Stick Deal
The Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry is throwing its weight behind a proposal to keep the Phoenix Suns in the Valley.
Dec. 14, 2018
 Mexico To Begin Construction Of Controversial 932-Mile Rail Line
Construction will begin Sunday on a controversial plan for a railway connecting the main tourist attractions across southern Mexico.
Dec. 14, 2018
Arizona Falling Way Behind In Early Childhood Education
Study after study has proven that starting a child’s education right — and early — is essential in helping them achieve their goals in the future. But, study after study has also shown that we often fail to do this for kids — especially those born into poverty.
Dec. 14, 2018
Documentary Tracks Barbie
Barbie. We all know her, some of us love her, some of us hate her. But, since she was introduced in 1959, it’s clear that Barbie has become much more than a doll.
Dec. 14, 2018
Number Of Kids With Health Insurance Declines Since 2016
More American children did not have health insurance last year than the year before — specifically, an estimated 276,000 more. This is the first case of decline in nearly a decade.
Dec. 14, 2018
Deadline Set For Colorado River Deal
Water managers from across the Colorado River Basin are wrapping up their conference in Las Vegas this Friday. Luke Runyon of KUNC in Colorado is there covering it and joined The Show to talk about it.
Dec. 14, 2018

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