KJZZ News

Southwest Airlines
Southwest and Jetblue airlines could soon be competing for new flights to Mexico City.
Nov. 9, 2016
Trump Victory Reaction
"Adios Apaio," was the phrase as labor organizers celebrated the Maricopa County sheriff's loss. Then national returns put Trump on top.
Nov. 9, 2016
Candidate Forum Maricopa County Community College
Last night’s election included an often overlooked but important governing body in the world of higher education: the Maricopa County Community College District governing Board added two new members.
Nov. 9, 2016
Democrat Adrian Fontes has the lead right now in the race for Maricopa County recorder by more than 6,000 votes. But it’s still too close to call as an estimated 350,000 mail-in ballots still need to be counted.
Nov. 8, 2016
Voter turnout in Cochise County was so high today that the town of Douglas, on the U.S.-Mexico line, ran out of ballots — twice. Elections officials had to scramble to Bisbee to get more.
Nov. 8, 2016
minimum wage
Arizona voters have passed an initiative to raise the minimum wage and require most employers to provide paid sick time.
Nov. 8, 2016
Martha McSally
Republican congresswoman Martha McSally won a decisive victory in the usually tough Congressional District 2 in southern Arizona. The Republican congresswoman won re-election by 10 p.m., catching many of her staffers by surprise.
Nov. 8, 2016
K-9 dog
A new federal regulation is making it easier for dogs to “handle their business” at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport. A pet relief area just opened inside one terminal with more scheduled to open soon. The change was designed to help passengers using service animals, but customers traveling with pets will benefit, too.
Nov. 8, 2016
Paul Penzone
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, known for his controversial immigration enforcement policies, has lost re-election. The Arizona sheriff was defeated after 24 years in office.
Nov. 8, 2016
Sen. John McCain
Arizona Sen. John McCain has won a sixth term, defeating Democratic Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick in a hard-fought race. Kirkpatrick represented McCain's strongest challenge in years, but his prolific fundraising and name recognition proved difficult to overcome Tuesday.
Nov. 8, 2016
On this election day in Arizona, at least one thing seems certain: the Latino vote in the state will count more than ever.
Nov. 8, 2016
Voting sign
For almost five decades Coconino County election workers have hiked into Supai Village to set up a polling place.
Nov. 8, 2016
downtown phoenix light rail
That bit of fake research from my alma mater was courtesy of The Onion — the article went on to suggest problems with transportation infrastructure in the — expanded — Valley could add up to 1,400 hours to workers’ daily commutes.
Nov. 8, 2016
Eric Eilertsen
A Phoenix-based organization that matches retirees with non-profits looking for talent has a new CEO.
Nov. 8, 2016
Phone
Some voter-advocacy organizations run their own, and states also have hotlines. KJZZ dialed a few numbers to see what kinds of calls they’re getting.
Nov. 8, 2016
Arizona Corporation Commission debate
One of Arizona’s tightest races this year has been for three spots on the state’s public utilities commission.
Nov. 8, 2016
uber
Between 2012 and 2014, the Phoenix area saw 21 percent growth in payroll jobs in ground transportation industries, like taxis.
Nov. 8, 2016
E-Pollbook
Glitches with the electronic tablets poll workers use to check in voters caused lines at various polling places throughout Maricopa County on Election Day morning. By late morning, election officials said sites that had seen morning lines were running smoothly again after problematic e-pollbooks were swapped out.
Nov. 8, 2016
mail-in ballots put through a counting machine
The Maricopa County Recorder's Office counted roughly 831,000 mail in ballots before stopping the tally to focus on live returns.
Nov. 8, 2016
strawberries
Frozen strawberries are being recalled nationwide for being contaminated with hepatitis A.
Nov. 8, 2016

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