KJZZ News

Virginia Rascon
For many, caregiving is a fulltime job, which means a person has to find someone to watch their loved one if they leave the house. So when Duet, a local, non-profit hosted its annual family caregiver symposium on Thursday, they had to make sure caregivers could actually attend.
Nov. 3, 2017
In Arizona, there are roughly 325,000 caregivers, providing more than $370 million in unpaid care, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. Many of these caregivers had to learn on the job, making them experts in a way.
Nov. 3, 2017
Mesa Police Department
Police Chief Ramon Batista is requesting the city council approve a grant from the Department of Justice for $150,000.
Nov. 3, 2017
Border Wall Prototype
Six companies have built eight prototypes for a border wall near San Diego. The wall was, of course, one of President Donald Trump’s signature pledges on the campaign trail.
Nov. 3, 2017
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Friday morning the House passed a reauthorization of the Children’s Health Insurance Program or CHIP, which insures more than 8 million low-income children. But it probably won’t make it into law.
Nov. 3, 2017
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Agriculture is a major part of the state’s economy, and this morning, economists are putting a specific number on it.
Nov. 3, 2017
It’s time for our Friday Newscap segment.
Nov. 3, 2017
Tempe Mayor Mark Mitchell
On Friday, Tempe business and government leaders took a minute to reflect on the city’s accomplishments and what’s on the horizon.
Nov. 3, 2017
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Growing up, Regan Causey Tuder heard something that a lot of young women hear.
Nov. 3, 2017
Women Also Know Stuff
If you were paying close attention during the 2016 election cycle and watching the national networks or listening to radio coverage, the pundits and former politicians you were seeing and hearing tended to lean heavily toward men.
Nov. 3, 2017
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President Trump’s pick to head the Department of Agriculture, Sam Clovis, withdrew his nomination on Wednesday, after being linked to Robert Mueller’s ongoing Russia investigation
Nov. 3, 2017
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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said he has a plan to help students with vision and hearing disabilities get a jump start on their reading skills.
Nov. 3, 2017
School Bonds and Overrides
As election day gets closer, many school districts have their fingers crossed that area voters will say yes to a variety of local property tax initiatives next Tuesday. Those initiatives typically take the form of a bond or an override to give schools extra funding for a variety of things.
Nov. 3, 2017
As we’ve looked at the shifting landscape of the post-Recession Valley in our “New Neighbors” project a lot of what we’ve heard has focused around the question of displacement. As prices go up are people being pushed out? Are we sacrificing diversity in the name of development? In short, are we gentrifying?
Nov. 3, 2017
Throughout our “New Neighbors” series on the ways in which communities are shifting in the Valley, we’ve taken a look at many of the areas that have changed most in the years since the recession hit.
Nov. 3, 2017
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Researchers are developing a class of painkillers that could offer an alternative to opioids, or at least way to taper down their dosage.
Nov. 2, 2017
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A district court judge dismissed a lawsuit against Mesa-based charter school Heritage Academy, but the plaintiff’s attorney says the legal battle isn’t over yet.
Nov. 2, 2017
The city council approved a one year lease agreement for $675,000 with an option to terminate after nine months.
Nov. 2, 2017
Scottsdale International Film Festival
The 17th-annual Scottsdale International Film Festival begins Thursday morning with the Colombian movie, "Bad Lucky Goat." The festival began in 2001 in the wake of the terrorist attacks of 9/11. Its founder and executive director is Amy Ettinger, who is with me.
Nov. 2, 2017
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Listen to the sounds of Perry Yastrov playing guitar with the Valley Acoustic Group in Mesa.
Nov. 2, 2017

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