KJZZ News

The Takeaway: How Sports And Politics Collided In 2017
2017 was a historic year for activism in sports. Today, The Takeaway looks back at some of the key moments in athletic protest from the past year.
Dec. 27, 2017
Proposed Arizona Bill Would Eliminate Vehicle Registration Tags
Arizona state Rep. Michelle Ugenti-Rita proposed state legislation to eliminate physical voter registration tags.
Dec. 27, 2017
 Homeless In Plain Sight: The Impact On Phoenix Businesses, Neighborhoods
The issue of homelessness touches all our lives – from public policy to our tax dollars, from our neighborhoods to our businesses.
Dec. 27, 2017
KJZZ.org
The KJZZ News team has spent the past year reporting on local stories around Arizona. Here is a look back at the five most-viewed stories on KJZZ.org in 2017.
Dec. 27, 2017
Phoenix Nonprofits Want To Bring Street Feeding Groups Into The Fold
Phoenix Police dispersed a so-called “street feeding” event over the weekend. That’s when a group delivers food and clothing on a street corner or in a parking lot. A consultant for Human Services Campus in South Phoenix said street feeding is not the safest way to go.
Dec. 27, 2017
Alleged Mastermind Behind Journalist’s Murder Gets Arrested
Mexican authorities arrested the alleged mastermind behind the murder of journalist Miroslava Breach, shot last March.
Dec. 26, 2017
Earnest Negotiations Needed For Immigration Reform
Arizona Senator Jeff Flake is anticipating DACA legislation to be introduced in Congress early in 2018.
Dec. 26, 2017
Scientists Report Ozone Hole Smallest Its Been in Nearly 30 Years
The hole in Earth’s ozone layer this year was the smallest it’s been in almost 30 years. Here to explain is Kevin Gurney, a professor in the School of Life Sciences at ASU.
Dec. 26, 2017
Arizona Military Veterans Wanted For Study On Marijuana And PTSD
The scientific effort to draw true conclusions on whether marijuana helps people suffering from PTSD has been a process full of obstacles. One of the leaders on the research front has been Dr. Sue Sisley. She is working on getting a total of 76 U.S. military veterans who live in Arizona to be in the controlled clinical trial of a study.
Dec. 26, 2017
Boas On The Arizona Republic
Check in with the Editorial Board of The Arizona Republic. It’s a regular segment where we talk about the big issues facing the state and the region, featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
Dec. 26, 2017
Arizona Population Growth In Top 10 Nationally
More than 107,000 people moved to Arizona between July 1, 2016 and July 1 of this year.
Dec. 26, 2017
U.S. Home Prices Increased 6.2 Percent From Last Year
As the economy recovers from the 2008 financial crisis and unemployment hits record lows, demand for single-family homes has steadily increased.
Dec. 26, 2017
The Takeaway: The Future Of FEMA After A Year Of Disasters
After Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, and massive wildfires out west, we look at the future of Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) following one of its most challenging years ever.
Dec. 26, 2017
Homeless In Plain Sight: Who Are The Homeless?
This is Part II in a special five-part series, Homeless In Plain Sight, in which KJZZ hopes to start a community conversation about the people, programs and potential solutions to homelessness in the Phoenix area.
Dec. 26, 2017
Phoenix Officials Want Residents To Recycle Their Christmas Trees
With Christmas over, it’s time to decide what to do with the tree.
Dec. 26, 2017
Arizona Storytellers: Millye Carter-Bloodworth
Millye Carter Bloodworth shares a story about how her mother helped her become the woman she is today.
Dec. 26, 2017
Waymo Could Benefit Seniors Who Are No Longer Able To Drive
The idea of sharing the road with a driverless car might fray some nerves, but for at least one segment of the population, this technology could be life-changing.
Dec. 26, 2017
NASA, FAA Partner To Upgrade Air Traffic Control
Air traffic snarls and communication breakdowns can leave holiday flight plans up in the air. But NASA and the Federal Aviation Administration are working on a system they hope will break the logjam.
Dec. 26, 2017
Free Pop-Up Hospital Operating In Downtown Phoenix
A man played “Oh Holy Night,” on his bassoon on Christmas morning. His audience was a long line of people waiting outside the Phoenix Convention Center for a chance to get free health care.
Dec. 26, 2017
New Catholic High School Hiring Staff
Avondale is getting a new Catholic high school. The deadline for students to apply is next month.
Dec. 25, 2017

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