KJZZ News

Two Mesa Community College professors recently published an article on wooden Japanese calculation tablets that represent a mathematical mystery.
Apr. 23, 2018
The San Francisco Giants will benefit from a deal between the cities of Phoenix and Scottsdale. It calls for the team’s player development program to move from Scottsdale to Phoenix’s Papago Baseball Complex which has seen little activity since the Oakland A’s moved to Mesa a few years ago.
Apr. 23, 2018
Last week, a U.S. House panel approved new work and job training requirements for food stamps or SNAP recipients as part of the Farm Bill. As KJZZs Kathy Ritchie reports, these requirements could impact older adults and people with disabilities.
Apr. 23, 2018
U.S. health officials on Friday told consumers to throw away any store-bought romaine lettuce they have in their kitchens and warned restaurants not to serve it amid an E. coli outbreak that has sickened more than 50 people in several states.
Apr. 23, 2018
There’s a rising tension over water in the Southwest. Agencies that manage the Colorado River are attempting to publicly shame an increasingly isolated water agency in Arizona. The feud has the potential to upset negotiations over the river’s future.
Apr. 23, 2018
Tuesday’s special election in the conservative 8th Congressional District is now being looked at as another midterm bellwether, after special election shockers in Pennsylvania and Alabama. Both candidates were out on Saturday to motivate their supporters.
Republicans Taking Nothing For Granted In 8th District Race
Apr. 23, 2018
The American Lung Association issued its 2018 "State of the Air" report — and Phoenix stinks. Of the 10 most ozone-polluted cities, Phoenix is ranked eight.
Apr. 23, 2018
President Donald Trump says he can fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller. However, constitutional expert Robert McWhirter argued on Arizona Horizon that President Trump probably can’t fire Mueller unless he's done something wrong.
Apr. 22, 2018
With The Show to talk about Arizona teachers announcing a strike date, the final days leading up to the special election in the 8th Congressional District and more are former legislative leader Chris Herstam and former Superintendent of Public Instruction Jaime Molera.
Apr. 22, 2018
Arizona teachers are preparing to strike on Thursday, despite a promise by Governor Doug Ducey to give them a 20 percent raise by 2020. Cathy Matsumoto has been a special education teacher in Mesa for the past eight years. Speaking on NPR’s Weekend Edition Sunday, Matsumoto said Ducey’s plan is missing some key points.
Apr. 22, 2018
Former Secretary of State Ken Bennett has announced he is challenging Governor Doug Ducey in the Republican primary. Bennett says a broader tax base would help to weather downturns in the economy.
Apr. 21, 2018
Governor Doug Ducey will face some competition in this year’s Republican primary election. Former Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett said he plans to challenge Ducey.
Apr. 21, 2018
Meghan McCain tweeted Wednesday that she is returning to Arizona from New York to be with her family. She thanked everyone for their prayers for her father Senator John McCain. Senator Jeff Flake also plans to visit McCain this weekend.
Apr. 21, 2018
The 14th annual Pat’s Run was held outside Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe Saturday morning. Race committee member Christina Hundley said the funds raised by the run benefit the Pat Tillman Foundation, which helps veterans complete their degrees.
Apr. 21, 2018
Teachers in Arizona are poised to strike next Thursday if state legislators do not pass a budget that identifies a clear plan for salary increases for educators and support staff. Deer Valley Unified School District announced it is closing all schools in anticipation of the strike.
Apr. 21, 2018
Urging lawmakers to focus on teacher pay, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey vetoed ten bills Friday advanced by House Republicans.
Apr. 21, 2018
It’s arguably one of the most valuable pieces of land in downtown Phoenix – and it’s going on the market.
Apr. 20, 2018
High school students staged walkouts across the country to call for gun reform. In Arizona, students gathered after school at the Capitol to stage a “die-in” inside the House and Senate buildings.
Arizona Students Walking Out Of Class To Protest Gun Violence
Apr. 20, 2018
Arizona State University is hosting a four-day national conference in downtown Phoenix to discuss children of incarcerated parents. Officials say 13 percent of Arizona children are in that boat.
Apr. 20, 2018
Based on reports from Alaska, where people got sick from heads of lettuce, the CDC now warns against eating all types of romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona growing region.
Apr. 20, 2018

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