KJZZ News

Health & Wealth Raffle logo
The Health and Wealth Raffle started in 2003 to benefit the Barrow Neurological Foundation. So rather than a state-run lottery, it’s run by the nonprofit to raise funds. Well, it’s the same logic as the lottery. People want to win. So it’s a different way for Barrow to raise money by incentivizing people to donate.
Apr. 27, 2017
Sawmill Fire
Firefighters worked Thursday to contain more of the 40,000-acre Sawmill Fire near Sonoita before winds kick up again, something expected later in the day.
Apr. 27, 2017
Grand Canyon National Park
When two hikers recently went missing at the bottom of the Grand Canyon, officials deployed drones to try to find them. With me to talk about this is Matt Vandzura, chief ranger at Grand Canyon National Park.
Apr. 27, 2017
 photo enforcement camera
Smile! If you’re driving in Chandler you’re most likely on camera. More photo enforcement for traffic offenses is on the way.
Apr. 27, 2017
A federal judge is recommending an outside expert to monitor the settlement terms of Parsons v Ryan.
Apr. 27, 2017
Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce
President Trump has agreed not to immediately withdraw the U.S. from the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA, which he railed against during his campaign, but he wants to renegotiate it.
Apr. 27, 2017
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When we look at a map, we assume it’s accurate, that it will show us where to go, how far away someplace is and where we are located in the world. But maps are products of their time. And that means they change. When you look at many of the maps in a new collection at ASU’s Hayden Library, you are supposed to be a little disoriented.
Apr. 27, 2017
Can Facebook help us age more gracefully? New research from the University of California-San Diego seems to say yes.
Apr. 27, 2017
Kyrsten Sinema
U.S. Rep. Kyrsten Sinema has been under fire from Republicans recently for accepting donations from former Backpage.com founders Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin. But just how much do most politicians really know about where their campaign donations come from?
Apr. 27, 2017
Bears Ears
President Trump has signed an executive order calling for Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to review national monuments bigger than 100,000 acres, which were created since 1996. With me to talk about this is Randi Spivak. She runs the Public Lands Program at the Tucson-based Center for Biological Diversity.
Apr. 27, 2017
Diane Douglas
Arizona schools chief Diane Douglas says she’s officially supporting the expansion of a state sales tax that funds education. If passed the proposal would generate about $400 million a year to fund things like teacher salaries and school buildings.
Apr. 27, 2017
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Go backstage at an audition of "The Bachelor" and explore other podcasts about television.
Apr. 27, 2017
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Independent analysts say that without significant offsetting measures, the corporate tax cut will almost certainly lead to an increase in the federal deficit.
Apr. 27, 2017
elderly patient
Social isolation and loneliness can put older adults at risk for several chronic conditions. In fact, prolonged isolation is comparable to smoking 15 cigarettes a day, according to the AARP Foundation.
Apr. 27, 2017
Amidst rumors of an executive order to withdraw the United States from the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA, President Donald Trump spoke with his Canadian and Mexican counterparts to renegotiate the treaty.
Apr. 27, 2017
desks in a classroom
A leadership training program for public school principals is getting a $250,000 investment from the state. Gov. Doug Ducey was in downtown Phoenix Wednesday to announce the increased contribution to support the public-private collaboration known as Beat The Odds School Leadership Academy.
Apr. 27, 2017
Reporters
Mexico is back near the bottom of an ugly list — it’s again one of deadliest countries in the world in which to report the news. The killings of journalists follow a rising wave of cartel violence in the country.
Apr. 27, 2017
Stories of drug use, harassment and lewd comments came out during an economic subcommittee meeting in Phoenix on Wednesday.
Apr. 27, 2017
Arizona Game and Fish Department biologists and volunteers have begun placing artificial habitat in Roosevelt Lake, hoping to help bass and crappie recover from vegetation loss and competition with nonnative shad. The work is part of a larger plan, the Tonto National Forest Lakes Habitat Improvement Project, which is meant to improve the sustainability – and fishing prospects – of a handful of central Arizona lakes.
Apr. 27, 2017
APS
The Bureau of Land Management has approved the last piece of a new Valley-wide transmission line. The Morgan to Sun Valley transmission line runs about 38 miles.
Apr. 27, 2017

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