KJZZ News

Tuscon Lagging Behind Despite Economic Recovery
By now, most of the country, including the Phoenix valley, has recovered from the Great Recession. Businesses are flocking to the our state’s capital. Tucson, however, is still lagging behind when it comes to economic recovery.
Jul. 9, 2018
U.S. Rep. Tours Child Migrant Shelter In Tucson
U.S. Representative Raul Grijalva visited the Southwest Key Programs shelter in Tucson Friday. The shelter currently houses 79 children separated from their families at the border, among other unaccompanied minors in federal custody.
Jul. 9, 2018
Don Shooter Sues Colleague For Damages
Former State Representative Don Shooter has sued a former colleague, Representative Michelle Ugenti-Rita. Howie Fischer of Capitol Media Services joined The Show to help sort this out.
Jul. 9, 2018
The Science Of When: Author On Why Timing Matters
We’ve all heard the old adage “timing is everything.” Well, Daniel Pink would agree. But he says the science of timing is something we don't pay attention to often enough.
Jul. 9, 2018
The Takeaway: Phase Two Of Thai Cave Rescue Underway
This past week, a group of 12 boys and their soccer coach have remained trapped in a cave in Thailand’s Chiang Rai province. They have been trapped in the cave for more than two weeks since.
Jul. 9, 2018
Phoenix Debuts Rainbow Crosswalks
Phoenix became the latest major city to show support of the LGBTQ community on its streets after two rainbow-painted crosswalks made their debut on Monday.
Jul. 9, 2018
The Drug Test No One Talks About
What’s the most important test in health that no one talks about? KJZZ medical commentator, Dr. Joseph Sirven, answers.
Jul. 9, 2018
Share Your Opinion On A Ballot Measure For $75
For $75, Arizonans can submit a 300-word argument for or against an upcoming ballot measure that will be published in a pamphlet that's going to be mailed to the homes of all 3.6 million registered voters ahead of the Nov. 6 general election.
Jul. 9, 2018
1-Year-Old Appears In Phoenix Immigration Court
The 1-year-old boy in a green button-up shirt drank milk from a bottle, played with a small purple ball that lit up when it hit the ground. The boy is one of hundreds of children who need to be reunited with their parents after being separated at the border.
Jul. 9, 2018
Shade Is A Key Part Of Phoenix Plan To Combat Heat-Related Illness
Heat is killing more people in the United States every year. And as temperatures rise with climate change, that’s only forecast to get worse. In Phoenix, the problem is especially pressing and the city's trying to do something about it.
Dealing With Arizona Heat: Signs And Symptoms Of Dehydration
Jul. 9, 2018
UA Study: Mexican Wolves Did Not Interbreed With Dogs
The endangered Mexican gray wolf (Canis lupus baileyi) has weathered challenges from near extinction to political wrangling. Now, a genetic study settles whether the wolves might have interbred with dogs.
Jul. 9, 2018
AMLO Wants Trump At His Inauguration
Andrés Manuel López Obrador or “AMLO,” Mexico’s elected president, plans to invite U.S. President Donald Trump to his inauguration. But not everyone in Mexico likes the idea.
Jul. 9, 2018
Phoenix Seniors Face Possible Relocation
On the edge of the Roosevelt Arts District sits a city-owned complex built for people 55 and older. The need for more affordable housing could lead to some low-income seniors being forced to move.
Jul. 9, 2018
SRP Reports Highest Electricity Usage So Far In 2018
If you found yourself cranking up the air conditioning last week, you weren’t the only one. Kathleen Mascareñas with SRP said last week, the electrical utility company hit its highest usage this year.
Jul. 8, 2018
Flake Meets With NATO Leaders Concerned About Trump
Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake recently attended meetings with leaders of several NATO allies. Speaking on CNN’s “State of the Union” on Sunday, Flake said some leaders in Europe were concerned after President Donald Trump said NATO countries need to increase defense spending.
Jul. 8, 2018
La Paz County Jail Revenue Surges
Jail revenue has surged in La Paz County by more than a million dollars. The rural western county is housing inmates from other jurisdictions, most of them immigrants in the country illegally.
Jul. 8, 2018
Do Summer Travelers Prefer Traditional Over Sharing Services?
Despite people being more familiar with sharing economy services, a new survey finds some summer travelers prefer traditional services.
Jul. 8, 2018
Salvation Army Brings Water To Residents In Southeast Valley
Some southeast Valley residents served by Johnson Utilities have complained of issues with the pressure and quality of their water. The Salvation Army’s Nancy Dihle says, as a result, the organization is bringing cases of water to those who have been affected.
Jul. 7, 2018
Congressman Grijalva Visits Shelter For Migrant Children In Tucson
U.S. Representative Raul Grijalva visited the Southwest Key Programs shelter in Tucson Friday. This is where 79 children are being held who were separated from their families at the border.
Jul. 7, 2018
Ducey Speaks At Arizona National Guard Deployment Ceremony
The Arizona National Guard’s only infantry battalion is being deployed overseas for the first time in 10 years. Gov. Doug Ducey spoke at a deployment ceremony Saturday at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe.
Jul. 7, 2018

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