KJZZ News

The internet has brought us another heated debate of the senses — not a picture this time, but an audio clip. The clip was posted on Twitter on Monday and went viral because different people hear different things from the same clip.
May. 16, 2018
Calif. Community Colleges, Universities Reach Deal On Transfer Students
The University of California system and the state’s community colleges have reached an agreement that’s expected to lead to more community college students transferring to UC campuses.
May. 16, 2018
Why Are Cities So Bad At Cyber Security?
There is mounting evidence that cities and counties — as well as our federal government — need to think about cybersecurity, according to Donald Norris, professor emeritus of public policy at the University of Maryland Baltimore County.
May. 16, 2018
Trump Admin. Eliminates Top Cyber Policy Position
The Trump administration has made good on its promise to eliminate the White House’s top cyber policy role — a position that aimed to coordinate the government’s overall approach to cybersecurity policy and digital warfare.
May. 16, 2018
Water Official: Shortage On Colo. River Looks
There’s a better than 50 percent chance Arizona will get less water from the Colorado River by 2020.
May. 16, 2018
Fate Of Sacred Heart Church Hinges On Phoenix City Council Vote
There’s a big vote expected at tonight’s Phoenix City Council meeting which involves the future of the historic Sacred Heart Church at 16th Street and Buckeye Rd.
May. 16, 2018
Phoenix
For a long time, affordable — or at least, relatively affordable — housing was one of the Phoenix area's calling cards and a prime reason for why our population growth was so dramatic.
May. 16, 2018
The Takeaway: Congressman Ro Khanna Wants To Slash Income Inequality
Democratic Congressman Ro Khanna, who represents Silicon Valley, is working on a bill aimed at boosting the middle class by tackling wage stagnation. The bill would massively expand the 'Earned Income Tax Credit' program, with refunds of up to $12,000 in some cases.
May. 16, 2018
Could Congress Save The Navajo Generating Station?
In determining the future of the Navajo Generating Station, Rep. Pual Gosar has suggested a bill that would allow the plant to be exempted from the National Environmental Policy Act to help a sale along in the permitting process.
May. 16, 2018
What Baseball Teams Are Looking For In A New Stadium
Paul Steinbach, senior editor of Athletic Business Magazine, joined The Show to talk about what kinds of things teams are looking for in new ballparks.
May. 16, 2018
Suit Aims To Stop Voters From Deciding On Clean Elections Commission Power
The author of Arizona’s Clean Elections Act has sued in an effort to stop voters from deciding whether to take some of the commission’s power away.
May. 16, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: How Understanding Time, Attention And The Brain Can Help You Get More Done
Time is important, especially when it comes to the brain. In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about how our brains process and understand time, and how we can reorient our goals within tasks to stay motivated and get more done.
May. 16, 2018
The Takeaway: Dept. Of Education Stops Investigating For-Profit Colleges
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is effectively dismantling the investigative team tasked with monitoring these abuses, according to a new report by The New York Times. And many organizations and activists are outraged by this development.
May. 16, 2018
How The Trump Administration’s Tax Cuts Impact Arizona Businesses
When President Donald Trump signed a sweeping tax cut measure into law late last year, he touted it as a bill for jobs. By lowering the corporate tax rate, his administration said companies will invest in more equipment and people. But small businesses in Arizona need more than a tax cut to spur growth.
May. 16, 2018
Coconino County To Levy Flood Control Tax
People who live in Flagstaff, Page and Fredonia may see a tax increase this fall. The Coconino County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to tax residents to control flooding.
May. 15, 2018
Microchip Technology Clears Antitrust Hurdles In China, Global Targets
Chandler-based Microchip Technology Inc. received antitrust clearance Tuesday from China to move forward with an acquisition of rival, Microsemi Corp.
May. 15, 2018
Mars 2020 Rover Mission To Include Scout Helicopter
When the next Mars rover launches in 2020, it will sport a sidekick: a football-sized scout helicopter. NASA will test the chopper’s feasibility on the Red Planet and use its bird’s-eye view to improve mission planning and rover navigation.
May. 15, 2018
Tiny Desert Concert: Max Knouse
Tiny Desert Concerts is a series in which we bring local bands and musicians into the KJZZ studios to play a couple songs and talk about the music. This month, we hear from singer-songwriter Max Knouse, a veteran of other bands, now releasing his first solo album, “Dinasaur from Jensen.”
May. 15, 2018
Arizona Farm Helping Beer Lovers, Water Conservation
Sinagua Malt in Camp Verde says it’ll produce four tons of malted barley a week for breweries and bakeries sourced from barley grown at Hauser and Hauser Farms. The 600-acre farm once grew corn but has now swapped its crop for barley and, in the process, has potentially saved millions of gallons of water in the Verde River.
May. 15, 2018
Millions Of Dollars Lost In Mexico After Bank Hacking
In what could be the plot of a modern-day bank robbery movie, unidentified hackers penetrated the bank-to-bank money transfer system in Mexico, stealing millions of dollars from financial institutions.
May. 15, 2018

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