KJZZ News

The Pulse: The Skinny On Skin — How Runners Protect Their Skin
Skin’s our biggest organ — and does lots of hard work keeping us healthy — but still, it doesn’t get much respect. We hear how runners protect their skin from sweat, weather — and their greatest nemesis: chafing.
Nov. 19, 2018
The Takeaway: Amazon Has A Tech Talent Pipeline Planned For Queens, But Is It Enough?
Amazon clearly stands to benefit from coming to New York, but what do New Yorkers get out of the deal? Today, we look at how Amazon could make real, substantive change in Long Island City — and whether what they have planned is enough.
Nov. 19, 2018
The Takeaway: The Camp Fire Creates A Humanitarian Crisis
When a fire takes everything you own, where do you go? That question is on the minds of more than 10,000 families who have lost their homes in the Camp Fire, in the Sierra Nevada foothills of Northern California.
Nov. 19, 2018
Feds: Ex-Border Patrol Agent Sold Guns Illegally
A former U.S. border patrol agent is facing charges for allegedly selling hundreds of firearms without a license.
Nov. 19, 2018
Thanksgiving Travel Expected To Break Records
This Thanksgiving could set travel records as an estimated 30.6 million people will board a plane over the long weekend.
Nov. 19, 2018
Plastics Company Chooses Mesa For North American Hub
Piper Plastics landed at the Falcon District, anchored by Falcon Field Airport. Mesa markets the area as a hub for aerospace, manufacturing and technology.
Nov. 19, 2018
AZ’s
The Valley is home to many private country clubs where golf is the big draw. Soon, what’s being called the first private motorsports country club will open in metro Phoenix.
Nov. 19, 2018
Immigrant rights groups will take their legal challenge to President Donald Trump’s so-called asylum ban to court on Monday, and they want a federal judge to block the government from tagging people as ineligible for asylum for crossing the southern border illegally.
Nov. 19, 2018
AZ Leads Trend Among States Passing Immigration Laws
A new report from the Bipartisan Policy Center found that states are increasingly enacting immigration-related laws in the absence of Congressional action. Arizona is one of the states leading that trend.
Nov. 18, 2018
ASU Receives About $3M To Combat Urban Heat
Arizona State University has received about $3 million in grant money from the Maricopa County Industrial Development Authority to combat urban heat throughout the Valley.
Nov. 18, 2018
Sky Harbor Terminal 3 Remodel To Be Done In 2020
Phoenix’s Sky Harbor Airport is in the midst of a complete remodel of Terminal 3. The work is scheduled to finish up in 2020. After the new concourse opens, Terminal Two will no longer serve passengers.
Nov. 18, 2018
Physicians Caution Against Hardline Opioid Restrictions
As states like Arizona try to prevent opioid abuse and overdoses, the country’s largest physicians association is cautioning against a hardline approach when treating patients.
Nov. 17, 2018
More Than 130 Phoenix Families Finalize Adoptions
More than 130 adoptions were finalized at an event in Phoenix on Saturday at the Durango Juvenile Court Center. National Adoption Day is observed every year on the Saturday before Thanksgiving.
Nov. 17, 2018
  Arizona GOP Launches Audit Of Maricopa County Recorder
Alleging voting "irregularities,'' the Arizona Republican Party is launching what it calls its own an "independent audit'' of practices by Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes -- an audit being aided by a law firm that represents the party.
Nov. 17, 2018
Younger Veterans Struggle To Own Homes In Phoenix
According to a recent study, younger veterans in Arizona are struggling with housing affordability compared to older generations who served.
Nov. 17, 2018
Mesa Dedicates New Water Plant
A new water plant was dedicated in Mesa Saturday. Built with bond money that was approved by voters in 2014, the $126 million Signal Butte facility will allow southeast Mesa to continue to grow, according to city officials.
Nov. 17, 2018
Border Lane Closures Worsen Holiday Border Wait Times
The recent closure of two lanes at one of Nogales’ ports of entry further slowed notoriously long holiday border crossing times.
Nov. 17, 2018
Democrat Katie Hobbs Wins Arizona Secretary Of State Race
Democrat Katie Hobbs has declared victory in Arizona's Secretary of State race. She released a statement Friday evening saying, "Tonight we won the race for Arizona’s Secretary of State. I want to thank all of my supporters, volunteers, staff and Arizona voters for entrusting me with this responsibility."
Nov. 16, 2018
Ducey Fires State Parks Director Sue Black
Gov. Doug Ducey has fired state parks director Sue Black. Black had been on leave since the beginning of the month, when the state announced a criminal investigation into whether her agency had bulldozed archeological sites.
Nov. 16, 2018
Salmonella Outbreak In Turkey Products
More than 91,000 pounds of Jennie-O Turkey products were recalled Wednesday due to possible contamination by salmonella.
Nov. 16, 2018

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