KJZZ News

Phil Boas
California may make its unofficial dispute with the federal government on immigration a lot closer to official. That state’s Senate Bill 54 would move California in the direction of being a so-called “Sanctuary State.” We talked more about the legislation as part of our regular check-in with the Editorial Board at The Arizona Republic.
Jul. 10, 2017
Home runs are flying out Major League Baseball parks at a record rate. But unlike the late 1990s — when it turns out the rash of dingers was related to players enjoying performance-enhancing drugs of various sorts — this one has the general public baffled. Are baseballs themselves juiced? Are the bats making a difference?
Jul. 10, 2017
Where do you listen?
Jul. 10, 2017
The number of suspected opioid overdoses and deaths dropped during the third week of data collection by the state of Arizona.
Jul. 10, 2017
Man wearing neck tie
A couple weeks ago, after House Speaker Paul Ryan called members to order, he had this reminder to share: "Members should wear appropriate business during all sittings of the House, however brief their appearance on the floor may be," he said. So what exactly does this rule require? Well, that’s unclear.
Jul. 10, 2017
Donations for Yarnell
As wildfires force evacuations and destroy homes around the state this summer, the donations start to pile up. People give canned food and clothing for the fire crews, so much so that Pima County officials last week said stop. Safety rules prevent the clothing from being worn or the food from being eaten.
Jul. 10, 2017
Key Republican governors, including Arizona’s Doug Ducey, are warning their fellow U.S. congressional members to do no harm in their haste to pass long-promised GOP healthcare reform.
Jul. 10, 2017
Goodwin Fire
The Trump administration’s proposed budget calls for up to $300 million in cuts for wildland firefighting. To learn more about the potential impact of the budget cuts, we spoke with Roxanne Warneke-Preston — widow of Billy Warneke, who died fighting the Yarnell Hill Fire — and Scott Somers, professor in ASU’s College of Public Service and Community Solutions.
Jul. 10, 2017
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has concluded public officials cannot bypass full disclosure laws using texts or social media. But, he’s left an out for politicians who try.
Jul. 10, 2017
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Last fall, in the heart of the nation's first capital and just a stone's throw from the Liberty Bell, construction workers unearthed a box full of bones as they were setting the foundation for an up and coming condominium.
Jul. 10, 2017
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"It is time to move forward in working constructively with Russia," President Donald Trump said in a tweet following his face-to-face meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday. President Trump has appeared eager to deflect attention from Russia’s attempts to influence the 2016 U.S. election, and allegations that his team colluded with the Kremlin on the campaign trail.
Jul. 10, 2017
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The Iraqi government declared victory in Mosul after almost nine months of fighting ISIS. Efforts to rebuild the city's infrastructure and population are expected to bring a heavy cost.
Jul. 10, 2017
Monday Morning Dumpster Dive
Independent journalist Tony Webster talks about the fight for public records in Minnesota after the City Council in Duluth recently tried to raise cost
Jul. 10, 2017
Sonoran Desert
Four of the monuments, Ironwood Forest, Sonoran Desert, Vermillion Cliffs and the million-acre Grand Canyon/Parshant region, are in Arizona.
Jul. 10, 2017
Burro Fire
Fire fighters in southern Arizona battling the Burro Fire received some help over the weekend.
Jul. 10, 2017
sr 87 closure map
One of the busiest routes heading to Payson and the White Mountains from the Phoenix area is about to slow down. Drivers who use State Route 87 will be facing delays for the next several months.
Jul. 10, 2017
Margarita Garfias
Mexico's congress and President Enrique Peña Nieto have approved a law delegating the Health Ministry to write rules for the medical use of marijuana by the end of the year.
Jul. 10, 2017
radio
Driving home for lunch late last month, Ken Baker of the Radio Kansas Network kept to his routine, checking the signal from his Salina station – 89.5 FM – when he received a surprise.
Jul. 10, 2017
backyard pool with slide
Nineteen drowning deaths have been reported so far this year for Pima and Maricopa counties with the majority being adults. That’s according to the Drowning Prevention Coalition of Arizona. And swimming accidents are on the rise compared with last year, for both adults and children.
Jul. 9, 2017
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A town in Pima County is getting a $3 million grant to create a facility for high-technology local businesses. The grant announced Friday is for the Sahuarita Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Center, or SAMTEC.
Jul. 9, 2017

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