KJZZ News

Water Conference Gathers Leaders From U.S., Israel
The United States and Arizona Chambers of Commerce hosted a conference this week in Phoenix looking at what organizers call “corporate water stewardship.”
Dec. 14, 2018
Time For Annual Camelback Christmas Tree Battle
Each year, the Camelback Santa, carries a pine tree up to the top of Camelback Mountain for the holiday season. The city has a “leave no trace” protocol, hoping to inspire hikers to be mindful of what they leave behind on Arizona trails, and a Christmas tree — they say — it leaves a trace.
Dec. 14, 2018
Hair Workshop Encourages, Empowers Arizona Girls
Every three or four months in Arizona, there's an event for school age girls designed to empower and encourage them that their hair is beautiful.
Dec. 14, 2018
The Takeaway: Putting Together The Pieces Of Mueller
It's been a rapid fire few days in special counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing investigation into Russian collusion during the run-up to the 2016 presidential, with sentencing memos for Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen last week, followed by Cohen's sentencing this week.
Dec. 14, 2018
Population Growth, Tied To Annexations, Tied To Power
Queen Creek, Buckeye and Florence saw the largest population increases this year, according to new figures from the state's Office of Economic Opportunity.
Dec. 14, 2018
Sarver:
In the midst of negotiations with the city of Phoenix over renovations to Talking Stick Resort Arena, Suns owner and managing partner Robert Sarver said he wants to make one thing clear.
Dec. 14, 2018
Top Federal Official Gives States Deadline To Pass Colorado River Drought Deal
Water leaders throughout the West now have a hard deadline to finish deals that would keep the Colorado River’s biggest reservoirs from dropping to deadpool levels.
Dec. 14, 2018
Arizona Sen. Jon Kyl To Step Down Dec. 31
Gov. Doug Ducey announced Friday morning he’d received Arizona Sen. Jon Kyl’s resignation letter. Kyl will leave the U.S. Senate on Dec. 31. His resignation was hand-delivered to the governor’s office Thursday afternoon.
Dec. 14, 2018
AZ Wellness Industry Prepares For Legal Hemp, CBD
President Donald Trump is expected to sign an $867 billion Farm Bill into law next week. Among many other things, the bill legalizes industrial hemp, and hemp-extracts like CBD oil.
Dec. 14, 2018
Future Of Mexico’s Energy Reforms Uncertain
Mexico's energy reforms opened up a new market for gas stations owned by private companies. But the new president has opposed the changes, putting the future of the country’s energy reforms into question under the new administration.
Mexico Lays Out Plans For $8 Billion Oil Refinery
Dec. 14, 2018
Study: Companies Prefer Water Quantity Over Quality
As Colorado River water users meet in Las Vegas, a nonprofit research firm says corporate America sees water scarcity as a significant risk. Water quality, however, is lower on companies' radar.
Dec. 13, 2018
Congress May Help Tribes Solve Missing People Cases
Congress is considering two laws that would help tribes investigate missing and murdered Indigenous women cases.
Dec. 13, 2018
Conference Addresses Threat Of Medical Device Hacking
We all have passwords for our email or online banking accounts, and we take precautions to avoid having our computers or other devices hacked. But, what about insulin pumps and pacemakers?
Dec. 13, 2018
Climate Change Threatening Yellowstone National Park
The effects of climate change can be seen in many different ways and places. A recent report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change found, if left unchecked, climate change could have serious consequences on many things, such as America’s national parks.
Dec. 13, 2018
Flake Says Goodbye To U.S. Senate In Farewell Speech
This week, outgoing members of Congress are passing the torch to new faces. Martha McSally leaves her post there early next year. McSally was unsuccessful in her bid to replace outgoing Sen. Jeff Flake, who gave his own goodbye to the Senate on Thursday morning.
Dec. 13, 2018
Mexico Will Pump $30B Into Central America To Slow Migration
The Central American Full Development Plan launched by the Mexican government would benefit Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador over the next five years. Mexico is actively pursuing the United States’ participation in the initiative to slow migration.
Dec. 13, 2018
Mesa Creates Plans For Affordable Housing
Mesa may have roots as a small Mormon settlement. But today, it’s the third largest city in the state with nearly half a million people living in it. Needless to day, it has grown a lot. But housing costs there have also gone up at the same time that families have gotten poorer.
Dec. 13, 2018
What The New Farm Bill Means For AZ Ag, SNAP Program
On Wednesday, the nation’s agriculture industry let out a sigh of relief with the passage of the 2019 Farm Bill — it's now headed for President Donald Trump’s desk for his signature.
Dec. 13, 2018
Sounds Of The City: Developing Positively Perfect Photos
Listen to the sounds of Daniel Iannaccone developing film into photo prints at the Phoenix Film Revival studio.
Dec. 13, 2018
How Medicare Affects The Shortage Of General Practitioners
More medical students today are going into more lucrative specialties instead of pursuing the much-needed general practitioner route.
Dec. 13, 2018

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