Mars Could Support Oxygen-Breathing Microbes
A new study in the journal Nature Geoscience reports that briny waters near the surface of Mars could support oxygen-breathing microbes and even simple multicellular life, such as sponges. The results could also explain how oxidized rocks found by Mars rovers might have formed under current conditions.
Oct. 22, 2018
U.S. Nonprofit Offers Help In Mexico After Quakes
In September last year, the two devastating earthquakes in Mexico attracted millions of dollars in donations from all over the world, but a significant part of the money went missing or was spent on short-term projects. Now, a U.S.-based organization is working on post-catastrophe projects in Mexico, with the hopes of making donations effective.
Oct. 22, 2018
UPS Looking For 3,000 Seasonal Employees In Phoenix
A new survey finds many major U.S. retailers plan to hire more seasonal employees than last year. And, it’s not just in stores.
Oct. 22, 2018
Potential Closure Brings Change For Navajo
For four decades Navajo and Hopi tribes have relied heavily on the coal industry. It’s the best-paying job around. Even so, many of its employees aren’t waiting for a new owner.
Oct. 22, 2018
More Than 50 Arizona Candidates Speak To Voters At SRP Event
Salt River Project employees and their families filled the stands at Sloan Park on Saturday, eating hot dogs and drinking soda. But, they weren’t there to see a ball game.
Oct. 21, 2018
Trumps Mesa Rally Drew Few Protesters
The scene outside President Donald Trump’s rally Friday night at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport was starkly different than the one in downtown Phoenix last year.
Oct. 20, 2018
President Donald Trump Returns To Anti-Immigration Tactics At Rally
President Donald Trump held a rally in Mesa on Friday night after a day of fundraising and touring Luke Air Force Base. He returned to many of his anti-immigration tactics from the 2016 campaign.
Trump's Mesa Rally Drew Few Protesters
Oct. 20, 2018
Glendale Making The Switch To LED Lights
The city of Glendale is replacing its street lights and is expected to save hundreds of thousands of dollars each year.
Oct. 20, 2018
Lesko, Tipirneni Square Off In Combative Debate
Republican Debbie Lesko and Democrat Hiral Tipirneni squared off Friday afternoon in a frequently combative debate.
Oct. 19, 2018
Mexico Seeks To Assert Sovereignty After Trump Tweets
Top U.S. and Mexico officials denied on Friday morning that President Donald Trump has influenced Mexico’s immigration enforcement practices.
Oct. 19, 2018
President Donald Trump In Arizona For Mesa Rally
President Donald Trump is in Arizona for a rally in Mesa. The stop is part of three-state Western swing on his national midterm campaign tour through Arizona, Nevada and Montana.
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Oct. 19, 2018
Japanese-American Family Remembers Baseline Flower Fields
In the 1960s, if you drove along Baseline Road, you’d enter a kaleidoscope of colors bursting from the dirt — they were flower fields that stretched for 300 acres. But today, the last reminder of those flowers is a modest shop called Baseline Flower Growers.
Oct. 19, 2018
Attorney: County Resolutions Against Prop 127 Illegal
A Chandler attorney says a handful of Arizona counties and towns broke the law in their effort to fight a controversial renewable energy ballot measure.
Oct. 19, 2018
Phoenix Economic Director Talks Tax Incentives
We spoke with Agnel Philip of The Arizona Republic about a piece he’d written about particular tax incentives used by cities around the state. To respond, The Show invited the community and economic development director for the city of Phoenix.
Oct. 19, 2018
Four Candidates Debate For Phoenixs Mayoral Seat
KJZZ hosted a panel of the Phoenix mayoral candidates on Thursday at Rio Salado’s campus.
Oct. 19, 2018
Hip-Hop And Classical Reimagined With Mik Nawooj
Hip-hop and classical aren’t normally two genres of music that you’d put together, but that’s what you’ll get Saturday night at the Tempe Center for the Arts when Ensemble Mik Nawooj takes the stage.
Oct. 19, 2018
AZ Dems Consider Possibility Of Taking State Senate
Among all the talk of a “blue wave” this November, some Arizona Democrats are discussing the possibility of picking up seats in the state legislature, and maybe picking up enough seats to take control of the state Senate.
Oct. 19, 2018
ASU Professor And Poet Awarded MacArthur Fellowship
On a yearly basis, the John D. and Katherine T. MacArthur Foundation awards a number of MacArthur fellowships — commonly known as "genius grants." Earlier this month, the foundation chose 25 people to receive the $625,000 grant.
Oct. 19, 2018
KJZZs Friday NewsCap Oct.19, 2018
Chuck Coughlin, president and CEO of HighGround and Sam Richard of Creosote Partners joined The Show to talk about the lone U.S. Senate debate between Martha McSally and Kyrsten Sinema, Joe Arpaio suing The New York Times and more.
Oct. 19, 2018
AZ Unemployment Unchanged, Higher Than Average
The unemployment rate in Arizona is exactly where it was a year ago, 4.7 percent. The numbers released Thursday show that’s higher than the national average of 3.7 percent.
Oct. 19, 2018