KJZZ News

Arizona Saw Record Number Of Visitors Last Year
More people visited Arizona last year than ever before and spent record amounts of money, according to research released Wednesday. The state welcomed 43.9 million overnight visitors in 2017 and those visitors collectively spent $22.7 billion during their stays.
July 19, 2018
Phoenix Looking To Add More Shade
Climate has always been one of Arizona’s selling points, but this time of year, it can feel like more of a downside. There are efforts to deal with the heat and, in some cases, reverse the warming trends.
July 19, 2018
Is The U.S. On The Verge Of Losing The Global Tech Race?
In 1957, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik 1 into space, the first satellite to orbit the earth. The success triggered the Space Race and ushered in a wave of investment by the U.S. into science and technology. Now, we need another “Sputnik Moment” according to Robert Manning.
July 19, 2018
How Are The Arizona Cardinals Viewed Around The NFL?
Arizona Cardinals General Manager Steve Keim was pulled over on the Fourth of July, and the blood test he agreed to take revealed a blood alcohol level of more than twice the legal limit — in the range of an extreme DUI.
July 19, 2018
Is Arizona Facing A Voter Crisis?
Nearly three-quarters of registered voters in Arizona cast a ballot during the 2016 presidential election. But, during the last mid-terms in 2014, voter turnout was less than 48 percent. In a recent ranking of states with the highest and lowest voter turnout, Arizona was ranked 43rd.
July 19, 2018
Arizona Elections 2018: Kathy Hoffman - Superintendent
As we head toward Arizona’s August primary elections, KJZZ's The Show is inviting the candidates in contested races to talk about why they’re running and some of the key issues in their contests.
July 19, 2018
The Scottsdale City Council decided not to pursue a non-discrimination ordinance, instead calling on Arizona lawmakers to implement a statewide policy that would cover LGBT people.
July 19, 2018
Sounds Of The City: Tackling Obstacles Like A Ninja (Warrior)
Listen to the sounds of Natasha Holmes learning how to be an American Ninja Warrior at AZ on the Rocks in Scottsdale.
July 19, 2018
Southeast Valley Towns Take Steps To Address Water Issues
Queen Creek is partnering with Florence in advance of a potential scenario that would have the towns become temporary managers of their water systems amidst ongoing problems with Johnson Utilities.
July 19, 2018
Tucson, Hermosillo Breweries Work Together To Brew Up Business
An informal collaboration between an Tucson’s Borderlands Brewery and Hermosillo’s Buqui Bichi Brewing has grown into a serious partnership that is helping both grow on each side of the international boundary.
More News From Hermosillo
July 19, 2018
The Takeaway: The Unpredictable Impacts Of A Trade War
There has been extensive talk about tariffs by President Trump in the last couple months, but what are the actual, on the ground impacts companies experience as a result of a global trade war?
July 19, 2018
The Pulse: A Different Tune
Music touches nearly every part of our lives. On this episode, we explore the science and power of music — what does research tell us about this emotionally moving force? Can scientists tap into our love for music to help us lead better lives?
July 19, 2018
Podcast Playlist: Lend Me Your Ears — Julius Caesar
Lend Me Your Ears is a podcast exploring how Shakespeare’s works have shaped our modern views on politics. In this episode, it looks at one of Shakespeare’s most accessible works: Julius Caesar. Why was the Bard so fascinated with the fall of the Roman Republic?
July 19, 2018
The Takeaway: Americans In Fear Of An Exaggerated Threat
A poll from HuffPost and YouGov suggests that an increasing number of Americans are worried about the street gang MS-13.
July 19, 2018
MLS Will Soon Include Info About Accessible Homes For Sale
Ability 360 and Valley Leadership Institute partnered on a project they hope will provide better, more reliable information to people with disabilities or older adults when purchasing a home.
July 18, 2018
AHCCCS Drops United Healthcare In Northern Arizona
Northern Arizona residents who get their health benefits from the state’s Medicaid program will be assigned a new health plan provider after it dropped one of its major insurers.
July 18, 2018
Heavy Rain, Flooding North Of Flagstaff
Heavy rain has reached the Flagstaff area — about 3 to 4 inches fell up north earlier Wednesday. An official said the Coconino County Sheriff's Office is teaming up with emergency management to assess the flooding northeast of Flagstaff along Highway 89.
July 18, 2018
Arizona Operation Targets Online Romance Scammers
An operation targeting online scammers has reportedly saved some Arizona residents money. During the 20-day operation, the agency says they prevented Arizonans from wiring $14,000.
July 18, 2018
UA Researchers Repurpose Ketamine For Parkinson
Parkinson’s disease is the second most common neuro-degenerative disease, affecting a high percentage of people over the age of 65. Researchers at the University of Arizona are hoping that by re-purposing an existing drug, they can help more Parkinson’s patients.
July 18, 2018
Is Amtrak
It used to be that if you needed to travel across the country, you wouldn’t get on a plane, you’d hop on a train. But there isn’t even an Amtrak stop here in Phoenix and, out here in the West, Amtrak wants to scale back travel options even further.
July 18, 2018

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