KJZZ News

ASU Scientists Catch Red Dwarf Star Emitting Superflare
Scientists have observed a young red dwarf star emitting a massive radiation burst called a superflare. Among the most intense stellar flares ever observed in ultraviolet light, the burst pumped out more energy than the strongest solar flare ever recorded.
Oct. 24, 2018
Negotiations Heating Up Over Drought Plan
Negotiations in Arizona are heating up over an additional plan for when the Colorado River is deemed “in shortage.”
Oct. 24, 2018
Pilot Program On Vaccinations For Children Creates Bigger Divide
A pilot program intended to increase vaccinations among public school children may have had the opposite effect.
Oct. 24, 2018
More Arizonans Choosing Body Donation At End Of Life
On average, nearly 3 million Americans are planning a memorial service for a family member every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. At Science Care, the largest whole-body donation service in the United States, pre-registration has spiked 54 percent this year, especially in Arizona, California and Texas.
Oct. 24, 2018
Tempe Expanding Use Of Armed Guards At City Parks
The Tempe City Council unanimously voted to hire a private security firm to patrol the parks, citing residents’ concerns over safety and trash. But some residents are concerned about having armed guards in their parks.
Oct. 24, 2018
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More than half a million jobs could be impacted by retaliatory tariffs put on American goods by China, the European Union, Canada and Mexico. Researchers looked into which industries and parts of the country are most affected, as well as how the tariffs affect the job markets in those sectors and regions.
Oct. 24, 2018
New Human Services Campus Leader Talks Homelessness
Homelessness has become an issue in a few of this fall’s political campaigns, and the most recent point-in-time count for Maricopa County found more than 6,200 people experiencing homelessness on a January night earlier this year.
Oct. 24, 2018
How Does Religion Shape Modern American Politics?
The intersection of religion and politics has been a part of the U.S. since the dawning of the new nation in the late 18th century. To what extent is the separation of church and state an actual reality, and how many Americans truly believe it should be the case?
Oct. 24, 2018
McCain Institute Director Explains Call For
The McCain Institute is calling for “mavericks” to cast their votes for human rights this midterm election. Kurt Volker, executive director of the McCain Institute, joined The Show to talk about the campaign.
Oct. 24, 2018
Slackliner Walks On Tightrope Between 2 Balloons
Think for a moment about your morning. Maybe you woke up, ate breakfast, commuted to work. Well, Niklas Winter spent his morning preparing to walk across a slackline suspended between two hot air balloons. Now that’s a way to start the day.
Oct. 24, 2018
Election Cybersecurity A Concern Among State Officials
It’s just a few weeks until midterm election day on November 6. But, as you’re making decisions about who to vote for, the president of the National Association of Secretaries of State recently said that cybersecurity is keeping many of them up at night.
Oct. 24, 2018
Corp Comm Candidates Weigh In On Ethics Code, Renewable Energy
Tuesday afternoon, KJZZ hosted a debate among the four Arizona Corporation Commission candidates — Democrats Sandra Kennedy and Kiana Maria Sears, and Republicans Rodney Glassman and Justin Olson.
Oct. 24, 2018
Revisiting Sandra Day O
This week, retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor announced she is withdrawing from public life.
Oct. 24, 2018
Survey: More Skeptical Of Claims Against Harassment
In a year in which we’ve seen countless powerful men taken down by women who accused them of sexual harassment or assault — #MeToo story after #MeToo story — you might expect people’s attitudes toward victims of sexual harassment have softened.
Oct. 24, 2018
Bennett Turns To Courts To Reimburse Campaign Expenses
Former Arizona gubernatorial candidate Ken Bennett is making one last legal effort to get the public to reimburse him for campaign expenses. Bennett is asking a judge to order state and county election officials to allow him to prove disqualified signatures are legitimate
Oct. 24, 2018
Researchers Crowdsource Ethics For Self-Driving Cars
The artificial intelligence that guides self-driving cars will need to clear moral guidelines on how to make life-or-death decisions. But can we all agree on what those rules should be? A new study tried to find out.
Oct. 24, 2018
Two Guys on Your Head: Metaphors And Framing Discourse
Many times we use metaphors not only to illustrate what we are talking about but also to denote that we belong in a certain group. In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about the psychology of metaphors and framing discourse.
Oct. 24, 2018
The Takeaway: With Midterm Elections In Sight, Record Amounts Of Money Spent On Campaign Ads
With the midterm elections less than two weeks away, candidates for office and political groups are pouring record amounts of money into campaign ads.
Oct. 24, 2018
Brnovich Vs. Contreras: A Look At Arizona
At an interview on a Friday in his office, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich wore a blue suit, red tie and black Nikes. I complimented his shoes and Brnovich said they get him flack from fellow Republicans. For Brnovich, the culture war over Colin Kaepernick does not tip the scale against being fiscally conservative.
Oct. 24, 2018
AZ Sake Brewer Discovers Perfect Formula
Atsuo Sakurai has made a successful business out of Holbrook where he found the dry, Arizona air and groundwater makes for very good American sake.
Oct. 24, 2018

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