KJZZ News

Bears Ears
Time is running out for comment on the Bears Ears National Monument.
May. 22, 2017
Investigators believe a series of burglaries at Mosques across the country, including two in Arizona, are being committed by the same man.
May. 22, 2017
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has until close of business Monday to take action on 33 remaining bills.
May. 22, 2017
The man overseeing Arizona's embroiled Child Protective Services in 2015 is now overseeing the nation's welfare assistance program.
May. 22, 2017
water system
For decades, colleges in Arizona have received a steady stream of Mexican students seeking to complete doctoral degrees in science and math. Initially, the Mexican government sent them as an effort to boost the number of scientists in that country. But now, Arizona colleges recruit them as one way to keep up their graduate enrollment.
May. 22, 2017
The El Mirage Police Employees Association has accused city leaders of breaking Arizona’s open-meeting law, an allegation the city manager called “absurd.”
May. 22, 2017
F-35
More jets and more jobs are expected over the next few years at Luke Air Force Base. Since being named the F-35 training site in 2013, Luke has welcomed 51 new fighter jets to its base west of Glendale.
May. 22, 2017
Many shoppers embrace buying in bulk at big box stores and through warehouse clubs. Now, the city of Phoenix is using the concept to create a car-buying program.
May. 22, 2017
Tonto National Forest
Fire restrictions are coming to the Tonto National Forest, due to hot temperatures and increased fire danger.
May. 22, 2017
Core Civic
The Mesa city council will vote Monday on a contract to privatize its jail services.
May. 22, 2017
wulfenite
Amid political wrangling over a state budget, education funding and gun rights, one thing Arizona legislators readily agreed on this year was a hunk of rock.
May. 21, 2017
Fiesta Mall will no longer be called Fiesta Mall. The former Mesa shopping center will get getting a new look and a new name. Construction at Campus at U.S. 60 is set to begin early 2018.
May. 20, 2017
A federal appeals court has declared Arizona’s policy of letting state prison officials read inmates' outgoing mail to their lawyers unconstitutional.
May. 20, 2017
While speaking in Phoenix on Friday night, the governor of Sonora, Mexico, touted the economic ties between her state and Arizona.
May. 19, 2017
Medical marijuana
Medical-marijuana users say the Arizona Department of Health Services is collecting more than it needs in fees. But a judge says the agency can continue to do so.
May. 19, 2017
Friday newscap
We wrapped up the week’s news in Arizona with our Friday Newscap. Joining us are Chris Herstam, who was a former legislative leader and Board of Regents member, and Barrett Marson of Marson Media.
May. 19, 2017
Cheap Hotels
TinyDesert Concerts are when we bring local bands into the KJZZ studios to play a couple songs for us and talk a bit about the music. Valley-based band Cheap Hotels came to play for us, and The Show's host Lauren Gilger spoke with one of the band's frontpeople, Ian Wilson.
May. 19, 2017
Linda Bove
Ground was broken on that in the late 1960s when deaf theater actress Linda Bove was cast in the role of Linda the Librarian on Sesame Street. Bove is a Phoenix resident, and I spoke with her recently about her experience on the program and being a deaf performer.
May. 19, 2017
movie theater
We know films can be rated “R” and “PG-13,” but what about an “F” rated film? It’s a new rating that’s starting to become more widely used in the film industry, and it’s for films that are rated “F” for Feminist.
May. 19, 2017
The New Urban Crisis book
Fifteen years ago, Richard Florida wrote about the rise of the creative class, and how it could help revitalize American cities.
May. 19, 2017

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