KJZZ News

August Is Coyote Time To Hunt And Claim Territory
Arizona Game and Fish confirms young coyotes are on the move and will grow bolder in urban areas if ignored.
Aug. 27, 2018
Arizonans reacted to the sad news of Sen. John McCain’s death Saturday at 81 years of age. McCain was a famous politician, but also one of the most famous veterans in the country.
McCain To Lie In State At Arizona Capitol On Wednesday
Family, Public Officials Remember John McCain
Aug. 26, 2018
McCain Leaves Legacy, Empty Senate Seat
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey will appoint Sen. John McCain’s successor, and the law states that replacement must be the same party as McCain, who was a Republican.
Aug. 26, 2018
Family, Public Officials Remember John McCain
As news spread of Sen. John McCain's death, leaders across the nation sent their condolences to the McCain family and honored the Arizona senator's life with remembrances of his public service.
Aug. 25, 2018
Remembering The Life Of Sen. John McCain
Arizona and the nation has lost one of its most towering and influential political figures. Sen. John McCain, who had been battling brain cancer for more than a year, has died at age 81. He was a war hero, a statesman and an Arizona original.
McCain To Lie In State At Arizona Capitol On Wednesday
Family, Public Officials Remember John McCain
Aug. 25, 2018
Talking Stick Resort Remains Closed
Talking Stick Resort remains closed two weeks after guests were evacuated during a storm and no reopening date has been set. In a new statement, sent Friday night, resort officials said repairs are ongoing after storms caused flooding and a power outage on the property.
Aug. 25, 2018
Johnson Utilities Faces Contempt Charge At Corporation Commission Hearing
The Arizona Corporation Commission is looking into whether Johnson Utilities is following an order to work with an interim manager to get the embattled company back on track.
Aug. 24, 2018
Projections Show Increased Probability Of Water Shortage
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation forecast a 57 percent chance of a shortage in the Lower Basin in 2020. That’s up from earlier projections. If that happens Arizona would face cutbacks in its supply of Colorado River water stored in Lake Mead.
Aug. 24, 2018
Q&AZ: If Palo Verdes Are Native, Why Do They Fall During Monsoons?
Palo verde trees are native to Arizona, so why do they break during monsoon storms? One KJZZ listener said they’ve lost two trees in the past three years, and asked us to look into it. The answer? Treat your palo verde trees like wild plants and they'll be stronger.
Aug. 24, 2018
Charter School Removes Controversial Transgender Policy
One of Arizona’s largest charter schools has removed a controversial transgender policy for its students. Great Hearts Academies had faced push back for its “biological sex and gender” rules, which some called discriminatory and anti-transgender.
Aug. 24, 2018
KJZZ
Discussing the week in news with Chuck Coughlin, president and CEO of HighGround, and former Tempe Mayor Neil Giuliano, who is currently the CEO of Greater Phoenix Leadership.
Aug. 24, 2018
Report: Phoenix, Scottsdale Have Biggest Parks Of Nation
Out of the nation’s 100 largest cities, the Trust for Public Land lists the McDowell Sonoran Preserve in Scottsdale and the South Mountain Preserve in Phoenix as the biggest in a new report.
Aug. 24, 2018
Your Circadian Rhythm Might Be More Important Than You Think
There is a growing body of research that suggests we deeply depend on following the circadian code inside our bodies.
Aug. 24, 2018
Some University Philosophy Departments Seeing Big Donations
UCLA recently got a $20 million gift to support its philosophy department. That came months after Johns Hopkins University’s philosophy department got a $75 million donation.
Aug. 24, 2018
For those who are high-efficacy voters and who follow public policy discussions, there’s also a growing disconnect between what they believe elected officials and governments should be accomplishing and what really seems to be happening.
Aug. 24, 2018
Disney Sues Costumed Character Business For Infringement
There’s a legal case pending in New York in which Disney has sued a company over unlicensed characters. Disney argues Characters for Hire, LLC is a “knock-off business” which has been “built upon the infringement of plaintiffs' highly valuable intellectual property rights."
Aug. 24, 2018
WHO: Measles Cases Reach Record High In Europe
The World Health Organization this week reported cases of measles have hit a record high in the European region. The WHO says more than 41,000 people have been infected in the first half of the year.
Aug. 24, 2018
Questions About Education Inside Southwest Key Shelters
In addition to safety concerns at some Southwest Key facilities, there have been a number of questions about how children are educated there and what is required.
Aug. 24, 2018
Trump Removes Former CIA Director
President Trump’s disputes with the U.S. intelligence community have been well-documented and began early on in his administration.
Aug. 24, 2018
The Takeaway: Health Care And The Midterms
On Tuesday, Facebook and Twitter announced they had purged hundreds of suspicious accounts and pages that were masquerading as news outlets and other social media personas. The companies say they believe these pages originated in Iran.
Aug. 24, 2018

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