Earlier this week a Rand Corporation report claimed there are more effective means of fighting fires, and its lead author explains how. Edward Keating is a senior economist at the Rand Corporation in Santa Monica, Calif.
An expert talks about the unpredictability of Arizona’s monsoon season, and explains why this year’s monsoon season is wetter than last year’s. Randy Cerveny, professor of Geological Science at Arizona State University, says the wetness of a monsoon season depends on how early heating over the desert occurs.
More training flights will be taking off and landing at Davis-Monthan Air Force base in Tucson. A draft environmental assessment by the Air Force reports that increased flights would not significantly impact the surrounding environment.
According to a report released by the Morrison Institute at ASU, Arizona will see a voting shift in coming years due to the coming-of-age Latino population. The two researchers who wrote the report explain why.
Two experts discuss the effect early mail-in voting has on running campaigns and getting more citizens to vote. Joe Yuhas, executive director of public affairs at Riester, says anything that opens up the election process to more voters is positive.
The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say more Americans have been infected with West Nile Virus so far this year than through any July since 2004. From Phoenix, KJZZ’s Mark Brodie has more.
A just-released poll shows Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney continues to trail badly among Latino voters in Arizona and other key states. KJZZ’s Al Macias reports. The Latino Decisions poll was conducted in mid-June.
Swimming is still banned at Slide Rock State Park in Oak Creek Canyon. Park officials say water in the canyon remains unhealthy. KJZZ’s Al Macias reportsAL MACIAS: The popular slide rock area was closed Sunday after park officials recorded high levels of fecal coliform.
One of the largest employers in Navajo County began handing out pink slips today. KJZZ’s Al Macias reports community leaders are worried about the impact on small towns already struggling in a tough economy.
Arizona has won a federal grant to try to intervene before alcohol and substance use becomes an addiction. The $7.5 million will set up a program of early screening at several community health centers and one emergency room in Northern Arizona.
All but two of Arizona's county attorneys have signed a letter to Governor Jan Brewer asking her to stop the licensing of medical marijuana patients and dispensaries. They say it's too dangerous for the state to run a program that violates federal law.
Kenny Burrell and Stanley Jordan are two distinctive jazz guitarists with very different styles. Tuesday they both celebrate a birthday and we'll celebrate their music tonight on the 9 o'clock Special.
No swimming at Slide Rock State Park in Oak Creek Canyon until further notice. KJZZ’s Al Macias reports the park was closed yesterday because of health concerns.Water samples showed unsafe levels of fecal coliform bacteria in the creek.
There is a voluntary recall of a Trader Joe's salad blend due to a possible contamination of Listeria. From Phoenix, KJZZ's Lynn Kelly reports.The onions used in the Trader Joe's Roasted Butternut Squash, Red Quinoa & Wheatberry Salad are the issue.
Monday is the deadline to register for next month's primary election here in Arizona. KJZZ's Al Macias reports.You have until midnight July 30 to register for the primary election. If the registration form is mailed, it must be postmarked no later than midnight.
A Maricopa County Superior Court judge will hear arguments Monday morning on whether an initiative to ask voters to repeal a Glendale sales tax increase should be on November's ballot. The city council approved the 0.
Health officials here in Arizona are urging hundreds of people to seek testing for hepatitis C. As KJZZ's Mark Moran reports, patients at hospitals in the city could have been exposed. Health officials are warning almost 300 people who were treated at two Phoenix hospitals that they may have been exposed to hepatitis C.
The University of Arizona College of Medicine in downtown Phoenix debuts a new building today. U of A President Ann Weaver Hart is set to tour the $100 million facility that aims to change how medicine is taught.
Hundreds of protesters marched in downtown Phoenix on Sunday against Arizona's immigration law, SB 1070. As KJZZ's Mark Moran reports, some Latinos in the group say they're being racially profiled. The U.