KJZZ News

Researchers Use Gallium As Trojan Horse Against Bacteria
Each year, 2 million people in the U.S. develop an antibiotic-resistant infection, and 23,000 die from one, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Now, the current crisis is inspiring some researchers to revisit old ideas.
Sep. 26, 2018
Blackwater School In Gila River Gets $30.1M Infusion
On Tuesday, Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs Tara Mac Lean Sweeney announced the Gila River Indian community under the O’odham Tribe will get a $30.1 million award for its Blackwater Community School in Coolidge.
Sep. 26, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: How We Learn Language
Can you remember what it was like for you to learn your native language? Probably not, but why is that? As humans, we begin learning to speak during the earliest stages of our lives, in infancy. Most people don’t have many accessible memories from this period of development. How do we do that?
Sep. 26, 2018
The Takeaway: Cosby In Prison And Its Implications In #MeToo Era
Bill Cosby, once known to millions as “America’s Dad,” was sentenced to three to 10 years in state prison for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman in his home in 2004.
Sep. 26, 2018
Candidates Spar On Taxes, Education, Border Wall
Gov. Doug Ducey and David Garcia met for the second time in two nights. The hour-long debate in Tucson included some heated exchanges.
Sep. 26, 2018
Construction Co. Eyes Future Without Guest Workers
Oct. 1 marks the start of a new year for the federal government. And immigration officials have already been processing requests from business owners who want to hire foreign guest workers through the tiny H-2B visa program. In Part 1 of a Fronteras Desk special report on labor and migration, the story of a Arizona-based drywall company that turned to H-2B labor as the economic recovery began and it’s share of the market grew.
Sep. 26, 2018
Talk On Phoenix-Guadalajara Cultural Exchange Tonight
A Phoenix-based nonprofit will host a public talk Wednesday as part of an annual artist exchange between Latin American artists from Phoenix and the Mexican city of Guadalajara.
Sep. 26, 2018
Sandra Day O’Connor Honored On Anniversary Of Appointment To Court
As the controversy over the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh continues to embroil Washington, D.C., the nation’s high court is marking a significant anniversary: 37 years ago Tuesday, Arizona’s Sandra Day O’Connor became the nation’s first female Supreme Court justice.
Sep. 25, 2018
U.S.-China Trade War Creating Cheaper Prices In AZ Grocery Stores
Julie Murphree, spokeswoman for the Arizona Farm Bureau Federation, said the trade war with China has resulted in the country putting new tariffs on U.S. pork products. At last count, the tariffs hit 60 percent.
Sep. 25, 2018
The Cooper Center Aims To Teach Children About Nature
The Cooper Center wants to enhance children's positive experiences in nature, give them basic ecological understandings, and inspire them to live in more sustainable lives.
Sep. 25, 2018
Tale Of Family Separation Captures Attention Of AZ Students
How do you teach a child about political upheaval, family separation and perseverance? In one Queen Creek classroom students learn from a New York Times Bestselling author.
Sep. 25, 2018
New Video Service In Sky Harbor To Assist Hard-Of-Hearing Travelers
A new video service to assist deaf, hard-of-hearing or speech-challenged travelers has been implemented in Terminal 4 of Sky Harbor International Airport. The system will allow travelers who communicate with American Sign Language to video chat with an interpreter service to assist them.
Sep. 25, 2018
On National Issues: AZ Voters Care Most About Health Care
The study released Tuesday by West Health Institute asked for voter concerns state by state regarding six national topics: business or trade, environment, national security, immigration, jobs and the economy, and health care costs.
Sep. 25, 2018
Pederson Group Purchases 23 Acres Of North Phoenix Land
Retail developer buys 23 acres of State Trust Land at the corner of 35th avenue and Happy Valley Road.
Sep. 25, 2018
Lawsuit Seeks Documents On Delays In Processing Citizenship Applications
Immigrant rights groups are taking the federal government to court over access to records tied to applications for citizenship.
Sep. 25, 2018
Light Rail Supporters Trying To Garner Backing
Supporters of extending light rail into south Phoenix are trying to rally their troops. They’re urging residents and business owners to pressure the city council as it prepares for a key vote Wednesday.
Sep. 25, 2018
UA
A national cyberinfrastructure project led by the University of Arizona has received additional funding.
Sep. 25, 2018
WATCH: Gubernatorial Candidates Debate
Gov. Doug Ducey and David Garcia faced off Tuesday night. The debate was moderated by KJZZ's Steve Goldstein, Arizona Public Media's Lorraine Rivera and Christopher Conover, and Joe Ferguson of the Arizona Daily Star.
Sep. 25, 2018
Turning Point USA Opens Phoenix Headquarters
Conservative activist group Turning Point USA opened its newest headquarters in Phoenix last month. The group was founded in 2012 by Charlie Kirk to fight what he saw as a liberal bias against conservative students on college campuses around the country.
Sep. 25, 2018
1 in 6 Homeowners OK With Using Loans To Pay Off Monthly Bills
This isn’t about borrowing for a big ticket item like appliances or a remodel, but using money you have accrued over time from your home’s purchase to pay everyday or monthly bills. The survey showed that younger homeowners and lower-income homeowners said this most often.
Sep. 25, 2018

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