KJZZ News

Arizona Firefighters Continue To Battle California Wildfires
Arizona firefighters who were sent to help with California wildfires could come home on Monday or be stuck there through the holidays.
Dec. 16, 2017
Tanque Verde Falls Residents Warned To Be On Alert For Black Bear
The Arizona Game and Fish Department is urging residents and hikers to be on the lookout for a bear that has been seen several times in the mountains near Tucson this past week.
Dec. 15, 2017
New River And Desert Hills Get Water Extension
The city of Phoenix has extended the deadline for water hauling to New River and Desert Hills. This comes after those communities secured a commitment from EPCOR to build a new site for water hauling, one outside of the city.
Dec. 15, 2017
 Desert Makes Ideal Setting For Murders In Novel
The desert is a mysterious place for many, which makes it an ideal setting for a suspense novel that features murders.
Dec. 15, 2017
How Will Loss Of Territory Affect ISIS
A few days ago, Iraq’s prime minister declared that the Iraqi military had “fully liberated” all of his nation’s territory from ISIS forces. Here to talk about ISIS and Iraq and the organization’s future is Linda Robinson, senior international policy researcher at the RAND Corporation.
Dec. 15, 2017
How Much Will Arizona
Arizona will see so many elections next year, it got us asking: how much will this all cost? KJZZ’s Bret Jaspers looked into this and he’s here to talk about it.
Dec. 15, 2017
Net Neutrality Repealed: What
As expected, the FCC voted to end net neutrality, which has been in effect since 2015. Consumer groups are worried that the new development may create a have and have-not situation when it comes to web access and use.
Dec. 15, 2017
Job, Labor Markets Changing Nationwide
The job market is evolving in this country, as is the labor market. Richard Fry is a Senior Economist with the Pew Research Center who studies this, and recently took part in a panel on it at the Western Governors’ Association meeting in Phoenix.
Dec. 15, 2017
Change, But Not Too Much, Key For Sequel Success
The Force seems to have been with the producers of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" last night — Forbes reports it brought in an estimated $45 million to 50 million on its opening night. So, what makes a successful sequel? We put that question to Subimal Chaterjee, a Professor of Marketing at the State University of New York at Binghamton.
Dec. 15, 2017
KJZZ
Issues this week: Arizona’s 8th Congressional District and possibly raising the sales tax to pay for K-12 education.
Dec. 15, 2017
Lessons, Or Lack Thereof, For 2018 From This Year
Is it possible to look at these special elections in the aggregate and take anything away that could be useful to think about heading into next year’s elections?
Dec. 15, 2017
The Takeaway: Rubio Threatens Tax Bill With Push For Child Tax Credit
Senator Marco Rubio has threatened to vote “no” on the GOP tax bill unless the child tax credit is expanded, a change he introduced to the Senate version of the bill alongside Senator Mike Lee of Utah. Will this be the sticking point in the final vote on the bill?
Dec. 15, 2017
Surge In Arizona Part Of National Wave Of Citizenship Applications
The U.S. government gets a flood of citizenship applications in the months before a presidential election, and activists said the 2016 spike has carried over into this year.
Dec. 15, 2017
Sen. Farnsworth Wants To Ban Marijuana Billboard Advertising
Even though voters moved to legalize the sale of marijuana for medical uses, one Mesa Republican wants to introduce legislation that would ban billboard advertising along roadways.
Dec. 15, 2017
NAU Research Team Narrowing In On Evolution Of Deadly Bat Fungus
After U.S. scientists identified what was wiping out bat populations across North America, NAU researchers have narrowed in on where the strain first started.
Dec. 15, 2017
Tucson Re-entry Group In Talks With Federal Agencies To Expand Curriculum
The Tucson-based ATLaS Justice Center was founded by Kirstin Eidenbach and Jonathon Trethewey to help those who have been incarcerated integrate back into society.
Dec. 15, 2017
ACLU
An investigation by the American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona found that more than 100 public charter schools have unlawful or discriminatory enrollment guidelines.
Dec. 15, 2017
AZ Senate Dems Want More From Anti-Harassment Policy
Democrats in the Arizona Senate said Thursday the process of developing the updated policy was quick and collaborative, but they bemoaned the fact that the document doesn't mention gender identity along with race, religion and other identities explicitly protected from harassment.
Dec. 14, 2017
Valley Fever Cases Spike In November
Cases of Valley fever in Arizona spiked last month and researchers say that could indicate an increase next year.
Dec. 14, 2017
The Era of Net Neutrality Has Officially Come To A Close
The Federal Communications Commission has voted to repeal net neutrality.
Dec. 14, 2017

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