KJZZ News

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You can go to the gym and work out your quads, or your biceps, and isolate those muscle groups to focus improvement of those areas of function with work. So it's not too far of a stretch to assume if we exercise specific areas of our brains might we see improvement in functions as well, right? Unfortunately, it’s not quite so simple.
Apr. 5, 2017
Scottsdale-based Taser International will now be known as Axon, after its line of body cameras. Axon spokesman Steve Tuttle says the new name reflects the company’s expansion into what it calls digital evidence management.
Apr. 5, 2017
US Airways Plane
Before US Airways merged with American, US Airways was known as the Valley’s hometown airline. And even prior to that, the distinction went to America West Airlines. We spoke with America West’s founder Ed Beauvais about getting the airline off the ground and the current state of the industry.
Apr. 5, 2017
On Tuesday, we learned that Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone has decided to remove one of the final remaining symbols of his predecessor, Joe Arpaio. Penzone announced he was closing Tent City Jail. KJZZ’s Jimmy Jenkins was there at the press conference on Tuesday and has been covering the new sheriff’s administration.
Apr. 5, 2017
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As the heated debate over repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act came to a head in town halls across the country and in Congress, two words reverberated a lot: pre-existing conditions.
Apr. 5, 2017
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Senate Democrats are vowing to filibuster the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, and Republicans are promising to invoke the "nuclear option" to change the rules once more.
Apr. 5, 2017
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Six years into this brutal war that has left hundreds of thousands dead and millions displaced, what can the international community accomplish?
Apr. 5, 2017
Nine cases of rabies have been reported in southeastern Arizona this year, including three last week, Arizona game officials said, characterizing the increase in 2016 and 2017 as an "outbreak."
Apr. 5, 2017
A federal judge released a convicted child molester after declaring the man’s constitutional rights were ignored.
Apr. 5, 2017
Bill Montgomery
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery is asking Gov. Doug Ducey to veto legislation that would make it more difficult for him and other prosecutors to seize property.
Apr. 5, 2017
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey
Governor signs bill allowing ex-cons with felony records to work as peer coaches at rehab centers.
Apr. 5, 2017
Immigration arrests at the Mexican border continue to plummet - and are now at their lowest level in almost two decades.
Apr. 5, 2017
Insys Therapeutics
Phoenix-based opioid drug maker Insys Therapeutics is reporting an almost 42 percent decline in its quarterly revenue.
Apr. 5, 2017
Last week, SpaceX became the first commercial company to reuse a rocket to launch something into orbit, signaling a new era for private sector space. But the new space race is being run here in the Valley, too, as old-guard aerospace companies vie with hungry young startups.
Apr. 5, 2017
A research group in Phoenix is now the only site for a clinical study testing the effects of medical marijuana on veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder. Half the patients were to be treated in Phoenix, with the other half in Baltimore at Johns Hopkins University, which backed out of the study in March.
Apr. 5, 2017
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Tuition increases and an update on the accreditation process for the University of Arizona’s vet school are among the topics on the agenda for this week’s meeting of the Arizona Board of Regents.
Apr. 5, 2017
As President Trump pledges to change the way business is done with Mexico by renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement, leaders in the Valley are calling for more partnerships.
Apr. 4, 2017
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As basketball fans make a mass exodus from the Valley, the region’s first ever Final Four appears to have been a huge success. So much so that the NCAA is already talking about bringing it back again soon.
Apr. 4, 2017
Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone announced Tuesday that he will be closing the Tent City Jail. The decision comes after months of review by the new administration. The tents should come down within the next 60 days.
Apr. 4, 2017
Phoenix Forgotten movie
You might have seen the billboards around town … “they’ve been lying to you." The image though is the infamous picture of the Phoenix Lights, the supposed UFO sighting above the Valley in 1997. Richard Ruelas, a longtime reporter for The Arizona Republic, wrote about the Phoenix Lights when they first became a phenomenon.
Apr. 4, 2017

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