KJZZ News

Amtrak Discontinues Stop In Williams, Arizona
Starting in 2018 Amtrak will no longer stop in Williams. The junction existed to shuttle people to the Grand Canyon Railway and its hotel.
Jan. 2, 2018
Casinos bank on certain tricks of the trade to keep people playing. To learn more about how the industry might evolve, KJZZ's Christina Estes spoke with Mike Stewart, director of design at YWS Design and Architecture, a Las Vegas-based company that focuses on leisure design.
Jan. 2, 2018
Dense salt cedar trees create fire and flood hazards. The county will replace them with more than 2,000 native plants.
Jan. 2, 2018
Police: Arizona Family Most Likely Died Of CO Poisoning
An Arizona family of four staying in a northern Arizona cabin was found dead on New Year’s Day. The Coconino County Sheriff’s Department believes the family died of possible carbon monoxide poisoning.
Jan. 2, 2018
The value of the U.S. dollar compared to other currencies is followed daily. And then there’s Bitcoin and its volatility. How legitimate is it? Who uses it?
Jan. 2, 2018
Hundreds of people have reportedly been arrested in the midst of protests in Iran; state media say at least 21 people have been killed. Here for our weekly look at the top international stories is the BBC’s Rob Hugh-Jones.
Jan. 2, 2018
The Editorial Board has kicked off 2018 by choosing its 12 Arizonans to watch this year. There’s a mix of elected officials and education leaders, among others.
Jan. 2, 2018
Social movements are not new, but the way they grow has changed in the digital age
Jan. 2, 2018
The Arizona Department of Corrections has stopped housing death row inmates in solitary confinement.
Jan. 2, 2018
The winningest coach in Arizona Cardinals history announced his retirement Monday. Eric Edholm writes about the NFL for Pro Football Weekly.
Jan. 2, 2018
A new lawsuit alleges that Warren Jeffs, imprisoned FLDS prophet, along with other church officials, carried out a “calculated plan” to sexually abuse young girls.
Jan. 2, 2018
Minimum wage workers in Arizona got a raise Monday, of 50 cents an hour. The state’s minimum wage now stands at $10.50 an hour.
Jan. 2, 2018
After years of controversy, Arizona has reached a deal with the federal government to manage the herd known as the Salt River horses. Here to talk about the agreement and how we got here is Mark Killian, director of the Arizona Department of Agriculture.
Jan. 2, 2018
The Takeaway: Congress Faces an Uphill Battle Over Entitlement Programs
Republicans raised the federal deficit by nearly $1.5 trillion after passing their sweeping tax legislation. Paul Ryan and many House conservatives are aiming to offset those costs by making drastic cuts to entitlement programs like Medicare and food stamps. But Mitch McConnell says that the Senate is not on board.
Jan. 2, 2018
The Pulse: Should We Talk About Science Like It’s Magic?
The line between science and magic is often blurry, and on early science television there was sometimes a battle between the two.
Jan. 2, 2018
The Takeaway: The Top Risks Facing The World In 2018
From the global tech Cold War to U.S.-Iran relations, explore the top 10 risks facing the world in the new year.
Jan. 2, 2018
Arizona lawmakers return for 2018 legislative session Monday challenged to stay focused on topics from opioid crisis to teacher pay.
Jan. 2, 2018
Former Sonora Treasurer Seeks Political Asylum In Arizona
A former government official from the neighboring state of Sonora, Mexico, arrested last spring in Scottsdale, is now seeking asylum in the United States from political persecution.
Jan. 2, 2018
Alternative energy sources like wind offer a way to lessen a country’s carbon footprint. But global warming trends could soon change the way the wind blows.
Jan. 2, 2018
The trucking industry is facing a critical shortage of drivers. 2017 closes with a 50,000 driver deficit nationwide. At the same time, the need for drivers grows as online retailers like Amazon demand daily delivery.
Jan. 2, 2018

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