KJZZ News

Former Labor Secretary On Losing Sight Of
There’s been a lot written over the past couple of years about how America is a more polarized country than it’s been in the past. Former labor secretary Robert Reich says the increase in partisanship has led to a decrease in people thinking about something else: the common good.
Jul. 25, 2018
ASU Students Compete In Hyperloop Challenge
SpaceX held its third annual Hyperloop competition this past weekend in California. ASU’s hyperloop team, AZLoop, took part in the competition. Joshua Bowen, AZLoop's president, joined The Show to talk about it.
Jul. 25, 2018
How Helpful Are Political Endorsements?
How much of a difference can endorsements make? The Show checked in with three political veterans who come at the question from various perspectives.
Jul. 25, 2018
Report Substantiates Harassment Complaints
A full report into allegations of sexual harassment by Jim Paluzzi, KJZZ's general manager, has been made public by the Maricopa County Community College District.
Jul. 25, 2018
AZ The Only State Where The Mine Inspector Is Elected
When you get your ballot in November, you’ll have your choice of who to vote for governor, U.S. representatives and senators, of course. But, you’ll also see another race where you can weigh in: state mine inspector.
Jul. 25, 2018
Corp Comm Wants Public Input On Johnson Utilities Interim Manager
This week, the Arizona Corporation Commission is trying to rectify serious problems with water and sewer systems in the South East Valley. On Tuesday, the commission took an extraordinary step by voting to appoint an interim manager at Johnson Utilities.
Jul. 25, 2018
Arizona Elections: David Schapira - Superintendent
Former state legislator and educator David Schapira has served on the Tempe City Council for the last four years. He did not seek reelection for that position — and now — he’s running for superintendent of public instruction.
Jul. 25, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: How You Frame A Conversation Can Determine Whether You
Sometimes we get so wrapped up in a debate that it doesn't occur to us to change the frame of the conversation. As Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about in this episode of Two Guys on Your Head, however, it's important to find new ways to talk and think about things.
Jul. 25, 2018
The Takeaway: Farmers Get Relief As Tariffs Hit Home
On Tuesday, the Trump administration took steps to curb that pain farmers are feeling. Sonny Purdue, who leads the Department of Agriculture, announced $12 billion in emergency relief slated to protect food producers in this country as the ripple effects of the trade war continue to play out.
Jul. 25, 2018
Renewable Energy Ballot Backers: Palo Verde Not In Jeopardy
Arizona Public Service has warned that raising Arizona’s clean energy target to 50 percent by 2030 could force the utility to shut down the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station. The ballot measure specifically excludes nuclear power.
Jul. 25, 2018
Guatemalan Family Reunited, Headed For Kentucky
The Phoenix Financial Center, located at the corner of Central Avenue and Osborn Road, has been ranked as one the Valley's iconic landmarks by Phoenix New Times. Now Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest has one of the buildings set up to help hundreds of migrant families get reacquainted.
Jul. 25, 2018
Not All Lawmakers Backing Repealing Legislative Immunity
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey’s effort to repeal the legislative immunity provision in the state constitution is getting a chilly reception from some lawmakers. Some legislators are not convinced the protections should go away.
Jul. 25, 2018
Phoenix Flights Cleared For Take-Off At Higher Temps
A summer heat wave canceled dozens of American Airlines flights out of Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport last year. The company’s smaller Bombardier CRJ700 and CRJ900 jets weren’t cleared to fly in temperatures above 117.86 degrees. That’s different now.
Jul. 25, 2018
What Tigers And Water Have To Do With Economic Investment
The “growth” industry fuels Arizona’s economy — growth in houses, offices, and places to have fun. Consistent growth has been possible — in part — because of prudent water management that covers the center of the state. Outside the population hubs, however, some water rights are still undecided.
Jul. 25, 2018
Lake Discovered Below Martian Ice
Scientists have long known that Mars has water in the form of ice and certain minerals. Now, new data might settle the 30-year debate over whether the red planet holds liquid water too.
Jul. 24, 2018
Kingman On Defense After Sacha Baron Cohen Stunt
The city of Kingman is fighting back and defending its residents after it was painted in a negative light on a recent episode of "Who is America?," Sacha Baron Cohen's political mockumentary series on Showtime.
Jul. 24, 2018
Mine Company Hit With $2.7M Fine Over Arsenic Leak
An Arizona Department of Environmental Quality investigation found that Bagdad Hillside agreed to make a plan for stopping the arsenic leak, but never did.
Jul. 24, 2018
Corp Comm Votes To Select Interim Manager For Johnson Utilities
The Arizona Corporation Commission has voted to appoint an interim manager to temporarily run embattled water company Johnson Utilities. t comes after an extensive hearing into problems with Johnson’s services, including low water pressure, unannounced outages and a 65,000-gallon sewage spill.
Jul. 24, 2018
KJZZ Leader Retires
KJZZ's general manager, Dr. Jim Paluzzi has been under investigation since at least early May when he was placed on paid administrative leave. A report with details of the investigation was released early Wednesday morning.
Jul. 24, 2018
Coral Reef Monitoring System Tracks Dangers
In recent years, we’ve heard about the dangers the coral reefs are facing — from bleaching to coastal development to rising sea temperatures. So what can be done to know more about what’s affecting the reefs and, maybe, how to protect them?
Jul. 24, 2018

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