KJZZ News

ASU Scientist: Sinking Ground Will Worsen Rising Seas In Bay Area
Experts estimate coastal flooding will pose the largest socioeconomic impact of sea level rise in this century. But forecasting flood hazards related to climate change requires looking somewhere beyond the sea.
Mar. 7, 2018
Legal Expenses For Arpaio Tenure Exceed $90 Million
Joe Arpaio left office more than a year ago but for taxpayers, his legacy remains. The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors approved a $7 million settlement on Wednesday to resolve a lawsuit against the Sheriff’s Office from Arpaio’s time as sheriff
Mar. 7, 2018
Higher-Ed Experts Watching How GCU Nonprofit Deal Will Play Out
Higher-education experts across the nation are watching closely to see how Grand Canyon University’s change to a nonprofit plays out.
Mar. 7, 2018
Arizona Attorney General Reaches Settlement With General Motors
More than 30,000 Arizona consumers who bought General Motors’ vehicles are now eligible for millions of dollars in payments.
Mar. 7, 2018
Tourism Sparks Backlash In Some Destinations
Tourism is one of the biggest industries in Arizona, and is significant in lots of other places, as well. But the way in which people travel can sometimes spark a backlash by residents of those destinations.
Mar. 7, 2018
 Universal Standard Taps Into Fashion-Forward Plus-Sized Market
When it comes to fashion, only a few brands truly cater to plus-sizes. Many don't come close — or even care to try — at luxury shop Intermix, many large sizes stop at a size 8.
Mar. 7, 2018
 Army Having More Difficult Time Recruiting Physically Fit People
As more Americans are in worse shape, it’s getting more difficult to recruit physically fit people for the Army. And once soldiers actually enlist, they’re not necessarily exempt from their own fitness challenges.
Mar. 7, 2018
Aluminum, Steel Tariffs Could Become Bargaining Chip In NAFTA Talks
US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says Canada and Mexico may be exempted from likely American tariffs on steel and aluminum, if talks on a renegotiated NAFTA go well. Here to talk about what the secretary’s comments may mean is Patrick Temple-West, a business reporter for Politico.
Mar. 7, 2018
ASU Puts Lawrence Krauss On Leave
ASU has put Lawrence Krauss on administrative leave, while the university investigates allegations of sexual misconduct; Krauss has denied all of the allegations. Here to talk about this is Peter Aldhous, a science reporter for BuzzFeed News, who first reported on the allegations against Krauss.
Mar. 7, 2018
 Group Works With Ranchers, Government To Research Sustainable Cattle Grazing
When Cliven Bundy and his sons were in the headlines last year for the takeover of a remote Eastern Oregon wildlife refuge, it might have been lost that the original dispute was over his cattle grazing on federal lands.
Mar. 7, 2018
How Accurate Are Home DNA Tests?
Finding out about your family genealogy is becoming easier, as companies allow you to send in a DNA sample, and will tell you where you’re from. But how accurate are these tests?
Mar. 7, 2018
Council On American-Islamic Relations Suing ASU, State Of Arizona
The Council on American-Islamic Relations is suing ASU, the Arizona Board of Regents, and the state of Arizona.
Mar. 7, 2018
Arizona
The Justice Department is suing California over three immigration laws the state passed. Here to talk more about this is Jude Joffe-Block, a journalist in Phoenix and New America Fellow.
Mar. 7, 2018
The Takeaway: Chicago Organizers Protest One of Their Own: Barack Obama
Chicago organizers want more guarantees that locals won’t be pushed out of the community because of Obama Presidential Center, which is scheduled to open in 2020.
Mar. 7, 2018
Bill To Fix National Parks Would Use Energy Revenue
Nine members of Congress introduced a bill Wednesday that would use revenue from energy produced on federal lands and waters to pay to fix national park infrastructure.
Mar. 7, 2018
Stanton Calls Out Arizona In Final State Of The City Address
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton gave his last State of the City address yesterday.
Mar. 7, 2018
Mesa Selects Utah Superintendent To Lead School District
The governing board unanimously voted to enter contract negotiations with Park City Schools Superintendent Ember Conley. “It’s not just education,” Conley said at a public forum Monday night. “It’s being able to help students to learn to grow and to reach their dreams.”
Mar. 7, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: Why It Takes A Stronger Person To Create Than Criticize
Tearing down something is quick, easy and often gratifying. What's more time-consuming and difficult is creating, building and constructing. However, the reasons why we are more likely to criticize than create aren't just about effort.
Mar. 7, 2018
The Takeaway: Teachers Reflect After West Virginia Strike
Public school students in West Virginia head back to school today after a statewide teacher strike that spanned three weeks finally ended on Tuesday. Educators and other state employees finally struck a deal on a pay increase with lawmakers in Charleston. Two teachers from the state give their assessment of the deal.
Mar. 7, 2018
Live From Here
Singer-songerwriter Chris Thile and his show Live From Here, which airs on KJZZ, will be in Tempe on Saturday. We caught up with him ahead of his performance in the Valley.
Mar. 7, 2018

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