KJZZ News

The Pulse: At This Retirement Home, Chimps Are In Charge
The Cle Elum Chimp Sanctuary is just off a lightly traveled desert highway in central Washington state. The first thing I have to do is sign the paperwork saying that, if I die, I won’t sue the sanctuary. I’m not too worried.
Jun. 19, 2018
The Takeaway: The Anti-Migration Chorus Grows In The U.S., And Echoes In Germany
For the past four years, Elizabeth Schumacher, a domestic politics reporter for DW News in Germany, has been covering migration, and the rise of the far-right of Germany.
Jun. 19, 2018
Podcast Playlist: Caliphate
Who is it that ISIS appeals to, and why? New York Times reporter Rukmini Callimachi speaks with a former ISIS member (who goes by the jihadi nom de guerre Abu Huzaifa al-Kanadi) about how and why he joined the fold.
Jun. 19, 2018
Plan To Fix Pima County Roads Dead?
A plan to generate money to fix roads in Pima County is not expected to pass.
Jun. 19, 2018
States Support EPA Decision To Not Place Federal Rules On Hardrock Mining
Nevada joins Arizona and 12 other states in asking the Environmental Protection Agency to keep the federal government out of regulation over the hardrock mining industry.
Jun. 18, 2018
Gosar
The attorney for the U.S. House of Representatives has asked a federal judge to toss out a lawsuit against an Arizona congressman who blocked two constituents from his Facebook page.
Jun. 18, 2018
SRP Workers Helping Puerto Rico Are Better Prepared For Crisis
For the past six months, Salt River Project has sent waves of supervisors, linemen, engineers and designers to Puerto Rico to help restore power before a new hurricane strikes again.
Jun. 18, 2018
Arizona State Senator Won
Republican Bob Worsley has served Legislative District 25 in Mesa since 2012.
Jun. 18, 2018
Doctors Focus On Novel Approach To Treating Pancreatic Cancer
Pancreatic cancer is predicted to become the second deadliest cancer by 2020, but doctors from the University of Arizona Cancer Center are encouraged by a new study offering targeted treatment for the disease.
Jun. 18, 2018
BBC Look Ahead: 2 Upcoming Parliamentary Votes
A pair of parliamentary votes coming up in Europe could have big impacts in their respective countries.
Jun. 18, 2018
The Importance Of Land Around Sports Stadiums
There are undoubtedly a lot of factors the Diamondbacks would consider when deciding about a potential new place to play, but if some other cities are a guide, the stadium itself may not necessarily be the only big consideration.
Jun. 18, 2018
Study On DACA Reveals Promising Numbers
The U.S. House is scheduled to take up two immigration reform bills this week, and both of them have DACA recipients — the so-called "DREAMers"— at the center. The DREAMers have the option of pursuing higher education or serving in the military.
Jun. 18, 2018
What Is It Like To Try Out For
The Bachelor places one man in a resort-like mansion with 30 young women vying to find love and matrimony. The program is full of drama, emontions and a lot of drinking. So who wouldn’t want to try out to be a contestant?
Jun. 18, 2018
Avid Festivalgoer: Lost Lake Festival
KJZZ producer and festival goer Amanda Luberto attended the first Lost Lake Festival last year. She thought this festival would be “the one" — but this year's event was cancelled. She shared her disappointment on The Show.
Jun. 18, 2018
Park Service Restricts Water On North Rim Of Grand Canyon
National Park officials have asked people at the North Rim of the Grand Canyon to limit their water usage as crews work to fix a pump that supplies the water.
Jun. 18, 2018
Phoenix Loses Lost Lake Music Festival
Lost Lake Music Festival last year drew more than 45,000 fans to Steele Indian School Park in Phoenix. Ahead of this year’s version, organizers have announced they’re cancelling the event.
Jun. 18, 2018
How Does The Opioid Epidemic Affect Schools?
The opioid epidemic is ravaging communities across America. One of the many places it’s having an impact is the nation’s schools. Politico reporter Kimberly Hefling has taken a look at how cash-strapped schools are struggling to help children.
Jun. 18, 2018
Researchers Using A Game To Advance Alzheimer’s Research
The scourge of Alzheimer’s Disease is growing as people live longer. In the U.S. alone, an estimated 5.7 million have Alzheimer’s-related dementia. Extensive research is being done to learn more about how to identify and treat it — including here in Arizona.
Jun. 18, 2018
Boas:
The Arizona Republic took on the issue of immigrant children being separated from their parents. The Show talked about it with Editorial Director Phil Boas.
Jun. 18, 2018
VA Releases Nursing Home Ratings After Push For Transparency
Although the Veterans Administration has tracked detailed patient data for years, consumers looking to place family in these facilities didn’t have access to statistics on patient health outcomes in areas like pain management care, until last week.
Jun. 18, 2018

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