KJZZ News

Entertainment Award Season Stirs Buzz, Controversy
Over the last week, the nominations for the Golden Globes and Grammys were announced. Some of the nominees were expected, some are eyebrow raising and a few are pleasant surprises.
Dec. 10, 2018
UA Facing 2 Gender Discrimination Lawsuits
The University of Arizona is facing two lawsuits alleging gender discrimination. Both suits come from employees of the university.
Dec. 10, 2018
BBC Look-Ahead: A Gesture To The Philippines
On the international political stage, Britain continues to work to strike a deal on how to leave the European Union.
Dec. 10, 2018
Jesuits Release List Of Priests Accused Of Sexual Abuse
Last Friday, Jesuits West Province, the Roman Catholic order of priests and brothers representing a service area of 10 Western states including Arizona, released a “List of Jesuits from Jesuits West Province with Credible Claims of Sexual Abuse of a Minor or Vulnerable Adult.”
Dec. 10, 2018
Ducey Comments On Suspicions Against Campaign Donor
There's a controversy swirling around a donation to Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey’s campaign. The largest donation to his re-election campaign — half a million dollars — came from a company called Blue Magnolia, which had been incorporated just a couple weeks before making that donation.
Dec. 10, 2018
The Takeaway: China Leads The World In Carbon Emissions; Can It Be Part Of The Global Solution?
China is both the world’s largest carbon polluter, and a major player at the current climate summit in Poland, where the world is watching for what China will bring to the table.
Dec. 10, 2018
Lawmaker Proposes Repeal Of $32 Registration Fee
An Arizona state lawmaker wants to repeal a new $32 annual public-safety fee on vehicle registrations that proved to be larger than anticipated. Republican Michelle Ugenti-Rita, senator-elect of Scottsdale, prefiled a repeal bill Friday for consideration during the legislative session that starts in January.
Dec. 10, 2018
States To Meet At Deadline On Colo. River Drought Plan
With drought entering a second decade and reservoirs continuing to shrink, seven Southwestern U.S. states that depend on the overtaxed Colorado River for crop irrigation and drinking water had been expected to ink a crucial share-the-pain contingency plan by the end of 2018.
Dec. 10, 2018
U.S. Meat Consumption Higher Than Ever Despite Warnings
Americans are on pace to eat more meat per person in 2018 than ever before. That’s despite a push to reduce meat production to curb climate change.
Dec. 10, 2018
Study: Women
A research team at the University of Arizona recently found that when young women believe men’s roles in society as caregivers are rapidly increasing, they are more likely to imagine themselves as the primary breadwinner of their future families.
Dec. 10, 2018
NASA, UA Research Team To Speak At American Geophysical Union
NASA’s mission to reach an asteroid was finally successful last week. Now, researches at the University of Arizona will present preliminary findings from the OSIRIS-REx mission at the American Geophysical Union beginning Monday in Washington, D.C.
Dec. 10, 2018
UA Scientists Spot Planets In Dust Rings Around A Dozen Stars
An international team of scientists has found evidence of protoplanets forming in the dust rings around 12 young stars in the constellation Taurus.
Dec. 10, 2018
Consulates Offer Training For Women Entrepreneurs
The University of Arizona is working with the U.S. Consulate in Nogales to offer a training program for women entrepreneurs in Mexico.
Dec. 10, 2018
Yavapai County Mine Approved Despite Public Concern
A relatively small mine has been approved to start digging on federal land in Yavapai County. This comes after more than a year of studies and loud public opposition. There were more than 1,000 public comments against the mine. The nearby city of Prescott and the local volunteer fire departments opposed the mine.
Dec. 9, 2018
Clinic Provides $2M Worth Of Free Dentistry In 2 Days
The 7th annual Dental Mission of Mercy wrapped up Saturday at the Arizona State Fairgrounds. About 2,000 people were provided more than $2 million worth of free dentistry in two days.
Dec. 8, 2018
Arizona Western Kills Football Program, Leaves 1 School In League
Arizona Western College eliminated its football program last week, leaving just one community college team in the state: Eastern Arizona College. That school is now weighing its options.
Dec. 8, 2018
Phoenix’s First Gated Alleys Celebrated
A neighborhood in north central Phoenix celebrated the first pilot program designed to prevent criminal activity and illegal dumping. Coffee, donuts and smiles were shared just off 15th Avenue north of Butler on Saturday morning.
Dec. 8, 2018
Arizona AG Joins Coalition To Fight Robocalls
A bipartisan group of 40 attorneys general is trying to reduce the amount of annoying or harmful automated or “robocalls” across the country. Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has joined that effort.
Dec. 8, 2018
Former Brophy Clergy Accused Of Sexual Abuse
The Jesuits West Province of the Society of Jesus has released a report of credible claims of sexual abuse of minors or vulnerable adults by clergy.
Dec. 7, 2018
Report: Impact Of Deportee Reintegration Unclear
A new report from Congress’s independent watchdog takes a look at U.S. efforts to help deportees resume life in Central American countries known as the Northern Triangle.
Dec. 7, 2018

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