KJZZ News

Fate Of Invest In Ed Could Hinge On Math Question
After the #RedForEd teacher strike ended, supporters moved on to a ballot measure, called Invest in Ed. Now a mathematical distinction could determine whether Invest in Ed is allowed to even be on November’s ballot.
Aug. 15, 2018
Randazzo: Johnson Utilities Spat With Corp Comm A
Arizona Utility regulators have imposed a $600,000 fine on Johnson Utilities and threatened to revoke its right to do business. That’s because the utility shut off water to customers, among other problems.
Aug. 15, 2018
Do You Have Questions About Arizona? Ask Us
Whether you were born in Arizona or came here from somewhere else, chances are you’ve wondered about the people, places and things in the Grand Canyon State.
Aug. 15, 2018
Clear Skies Mean Another Monsoon Storm On The Horizon
It’s been a rapid-fire monsoon season, and one of the reasons for the back-to-back storms is high wind.
Aug. 15, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: Why It Can Be Hard To Change Behavior Even When We Know Better
Say a store you love changes hands and you aren't too fond of the new place. Why do you continue to go back when you know it's not the same? Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about belief revision, exploitation versus exploration and switching costs.
Aug. 15, 2018
The Takeaway: This Week
Another Wednesday, another primaries roundup. Elena Schneider, campaigns reporter for Politico, breaks down the results from Wisconsin, Minnesota, Connecticut, and Vermont.
Aug. 15, 2018
State Gets $10 Million To Combat Opioid Crisis
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona steps up with millions of dollars to help combat opioid addiction and deaths.
Aug. 15, 2018
All But Ducey Attend Town Hall On Gun Violence
Four out of five candidates for Arizona governor participated Tuesday night in a town hall on preventing gun violence. It was presented by the state’s chapter of the student group March For Our Lives.
Aug. 15, 2018
How Did Phoenix
Whether you were born in Arizona or came here from somewhere else, chances are you’ve wondered about the people, places and things in the Grand Canyon State. Q&AZ is a project meant to explore those curiosities. The first question comes from Adam Watts, who lives in Chandler.
Q&AZ: Ask A Question About Arizona
Aug. 15, 2018
Shooter Believes Full Harassment Report Will Clear Name
Attorneys who handled the sexual harassment investigation of former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter are balking at his bid to get the full report and all the documents used to prepare it.
Aug. 14, 2018
Sonoran Highway Construction Delayed
In May, officials said a highway improvement project in the northern Mexican state of Sonora would be done by the end of August. Now they say it will be done in November.
Aug. 14, 2018
Bisbee Stops Fluoridating Water
Bisbee joins Flagstaff and Tucson in not adding the chemical to its water supply, according to the Arizona Daily Star.
Aug. 14, 2018
Nanotech Company Pairs With UA To Grow Space Plants
UbiQD, Inc. will work to make more precise lighting arrangements that grow the plants in an environment that mimics what astronauts could use to grow food.
Aug. 14, 2018
UA Research Finds Single Parents Treated Differently At Work
Research finds gender biases for married parents are removed for single parents.
Aug. 14, 2018
Recruiters Get Bounty For Placing Kids In Charter Schools
The small Phoenix charter school SySTEM was forced to close its doors last week due to low enrollment, and its 32 students needed to find new schools quickly. That’s when the chief operating officer of the Arizona Charter Schools Association, Robert Di Bacco, stepped in.
Aug. 14, 2018
Who Was D.B. Cooper? Filmmaker May Have An Answer
In 1971, a skyjacker parachuted out of a plane over Oregon with $200,000, and basically disappeared. A huge manhunt didn’t find the suspect who came to be known as D.B. Cooper, although media outlets received a few letters supposedly from him after the fact.
Aug. 14, 2018
AZ National Guard To Assist In Fighting Wildfires
As California’s wildfires continue to burn, other states and even other countries, continue to offer assistance battling the largest fire in the state’s history.
Aug. 14, 2018
Why Bus Ridership Is Up In Phoenix, Around The U.S.
Buses aren’t sexy, but they are quietly making an impact in several cities across the nation.
Aug. 14, 2018
Mammoth City Pipes In Desperate Need Of Replacement
When a monsoon storm tore through the town of Mammoth in southeast Arizona earlier this month, it damaged roadways and the town’s water system. Don Jones is Mammoth’s town manager, as well as the public works director. He says part of what made repairs so difficult is the old age of the pipes.
Aug. 14, 2018
Vania Guevara Discusses Her Unexpected Council Seat
After Daniel Valenzuela left his seat representing west Phoenix's District 5, there was a dramatic vote at City Hall over who would replace him. While many expected the seat to go to Justin Johnson, the son of former Phoenix Mayor Paul Johnson, Vania Guevara ended up getting the job.
Aug. 14, 2018

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