KJZZ News

Wife Of Juan Guaidó In Sedona On Saturday
The Sedona Forum is an annual event where politicians, national security officials and think tankers have off-the record conversations about high stakes global issues. But at least one session this year will be broadcast to the world.
May 3, 2019
Giant Puppets Return To The Border For Nogales Art Festival
Giant puppets are returning to both sides of the border in Nogales, Arizona, and Nogales, Mexico, for a performance and art fair this Sunday. The Beyond the Wall Festival is back in Nogales for the second time this year.
May 3, 2019
Effort To Hold Pharmaceutical Companies Accountable Moving Quickly
In a landmark case, a jury in Boston found the former billionaire and Insys Therapeutics executive John Kapoor and his four co-defendants guilty of racketeering and conspiracy Thursday evening.
May 3, 2019
The Presidents Get Ranked In This New Book
In the new book "The Presidents," Brian Lamb and Susan Swain of C-SPAN — along with a team of historians — rank those leaders from No. 1 to No. 43. The top ten is led by Abraham Lincoln and includes seven who served in the 20th Century. Meanwhile, the impeached Andrew Johnson is No. 42 — ahead of only James Buchanan.
May 3, 2019
Why The Energy Bar Market Is Booming
Walk into pretty much any grocery store, and you’ll find an aisle filled with energy bars. To talk about the booming bar market, The Show talked to Marc Peruzzi, a contributing editor to Outside Magazine,
May 3, 2019
Girls Scouts Honoring Famous Women On Cabin Murals
When you think of the girl scouts what comes to mind? For most people, it's the cookies. But Girl Scouts Arizona Cactus-Pine directors like Christina Spicer wants the girls to think of more than cookie sales, they want them to think of influential people in history they might look up to.
May 3, 2019
Visits To The U.S.-Mexico Border Dont Change The Minds Of Politicians
Since President Donald Trump declared a state of emergency on the southern border, it has become a political flashpoint. Democrats and Republicans in Congress can’t even agree on whether or not what we’re seeing should be called a “crisis” let alone what should be done to address it.
May 3, 2019
U.S. Unemployment Rate Is Now The Lowest Since 1968
The market was anticipating 190,000 new jobs from the Labor Department’s unemployment report — but today it got even better news. There were 263,000 new hires for April, and the unemployment rate is now the lowest since 1968.
May 3, 2019
AZ Teacher Pay Still Ranks Below Most Other States
New data from the National Education Association, a teachers union, shows Arizona teachers saw the fourth biggest pay increase in the country between 2016-17 and 2017-18. But, even with that raise, teacher pay here still ranks 45th out of the 50 states and Washington, D.C.
May 3, 2019
Fire Engine To Patrol Wickenburg, Wittman
Residents in the Wickenburg and Wittmann area used to be able to put out fires on their own with water. But according to Tiffany Davila, spokeswoman for the Department of Forestry and Fire Management, heavy rains have brought a grass crop to the Sonoran Desert, posing new risks.
May 3, 2019
Tucson Asks Community For Help With Migrants
The city of Tucson spent $20,000 of taxpayer money to shelter asylum seekers dropped off by federal immigration agents over a weekend in mid-April. Now the city is asking the community to step in as a large monastery housing migrants will be converted to other uses this summer.
May 3, 2019
Arizona Government Will Keep Tax Windfall This Year
Arizonans who paid higher state income taxes this year due to the 2017 federal tax policy changes will not get relief this session.
May 3, 2019
KJZZs Friday NewsCap May 3, 2019
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. To talk about Attorney General Barr’s testimony, the latest legislative news and more, Jaime Molera of Molera Alvarez and Marilyn Rodriguez of Creosote Partners, joined The Show.
May 3, 2019
Final Push To Extend Statute Of Limitations For Child Abuse Survivors
Republican state Sen. Paul Boyer has been proposing changes to Arizona’s statute of limitations for years. Now, he’s taken a stand and said he will not approve a state budget by the deadline unless his bill gets a hearing.
May 3, 2019
Arizona Considers Stiffer Penalties For Family Pet Abuse
On a 42-18 margin, the Arizona House gave final approval to legislation to make it a Class 5 felony to intentionally or knowingly subject a pet to "cruel mistreatment'' or kill a pet without the consent of the owner.
May 3, 2019
Chin Chosen To Replace Granville On Tempe Council
Arlene Chin is the director of scholarship advancement for the ASU Foundation. She also has a master's degree from Northern Arizona University. She will be on the Tempe City Council for the remainder of the original Granville term, which expires in July 2020.
May 3, 2019
Podcast Playlist: The Dream
Multi-level marketing companies often promise you part time work and high salaries. But according to The Dream, it seems very few participants successfully make a living.
May 3, 2019
Report Suggests Changes To Tribal Consultation Practices
A report has drawn the attention of federal lawmakers and tribal leaders, who are making changes to consultation procedures.
May 3, 2019
Construction Underway On Cross-Border Pipeline Expansion
After getting a construction green light last month from the U.S. government, crews have been working on a compressor station for Kinder Morgan’s Sierrita pipeline. It runs from near Tucson to the border in Sasabe.
May 3, 2019
Exoplanet Habitability: It’s What’s On The Inside That Counts?
Over the next decade, scientists will gather vast stores of data describing the atmospheres of distant worlds. But some of their colleagues argue that the key to a planet’s habitability might truly lie in its interior.
May 3, 2019

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