KJZZ News

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A two-year study on NAU football players shows promise for medical experts evaluating concussions using remote technology.
Apr. 10, 2017
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Alternative energy companies, including wind and solar, are struggling to find long-term growth strategies.
Apr. 10, 2017
Lake Mead
Water levels in Lake Mead are about eight feet higher than last year at this time, and regulators said it’s due to water being kept in the lake.
Apr. 10, 2017
Nearly $600,000 is now available in Arizona to give to nonprofit groups that offer child abuse prevention programs.
Apr. 10, 2017
People innately have the values to understand how humans are impacting the globe and talk to others about solutions, a Texas climate scientist and evangelical Christian says. She’s bringing her message to the University of Arizona Wednesday.
Apr. 10, 2017
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The Arizona Board of Regents approved a nearly $1 million total compensation package Friday for Robert C. Robbins, who will begin as University of Arizona president June 1.
Apr. 10, 2017
Cotton acreage reached a historic low just two years ago in Arizona, as prices plummeted and farmers planted fewer than a 100,000 acres of cotton.
Apr. 10, 2017
The Corruptour
The 'Corruptour' is a weekly bus tour that shows off what organizers say are Mexico City’s monuments to graft, fraud and impunity.
Apr. 10, 2017
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While politicians in Arizona debate the possibility of more regulations on abortions, in the Dominican Republic, in contrast, the debate centers on its legalization. But recent pro-life policies in the United States could reverse course for Dominican health services.
Apr. 10, 2017
Several businesses across the Valley are involved in a new campaign focused on state discrimination laws. Organizers are using billboards to get their message across over the next two months.
Apr. 10, 2017
By the end of this year, Intel expects to start working again on Fab 42. Construction at the Chandler-based fabrication plant was put on hold a few years ago after sales of its microprocessors dropped. Now, company officials say Arizona is on track to house the world’s most advanced semiconductor factory in the world.
Apr. 10, 2017
People who owned single-family homes in Arizona last year paid more than $3 billion in property taxes. The bulk of that cash — more than $2 billion — came from the Valley where the average bill was $1,900.
Apr. 8, 2017
Arizona Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake
The U.S. Senate chose to go "nuclear" and confirmed Neil Gorsuch as a judge to the U.S. Supreme Court. Arizona’s senators are both happy with the confirmation but have mixed feelings on how it happened.
Apr. 8, 2017
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Tempe will be dramatically expanding access to free pre-kindergarten next year. The move is part of a two year pilot program recently approved by the Tempe City Council.
Apr. 8, 2017
Three years ago, a priest was shot to death and another clergyman was badly beaten at a Catholic church in Phoenix. On Friday, homeless man was sentenced to life in prison for the crimes.
Apr. 7, 2017
Arizona Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake
Since Donald Trump took office in January, Arizona’s two US senators have been frequent critics of the president’s actions. Both Republicans are praising Trump’s decision to order an air strike in Syria early Friday morning.
Apr. 7, 2017
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Peoria made agreements with two private, Indiana-based colleges to put satellite campuses in the city. Now, one of them is now shutting its doors after the city paid them nearly $1 million in incentives.
Apr. 7, 2017
Mexican peso
After Donald Trump’s inauguration in January, the Mexican peso reached its lowest level against the U.S. dollar. But in April, the Mexican currency is showing signs of recovery.
Apr. 7, 2017
Friday newscap
It’s time for the KJZZ Friday Newscap. Our special guests include Joanna Allhands, digital opinions editor for The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com, and Jim Small, executive director and editor of the Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting. We also speak with KJZZ reporter and New America Fellow Jude Joffe-Block on the closing of Tent City.
Apr. 7, 2017
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HBO's series "Big Little Lies," is, on its face, a story about type-A carpool moms in California. But It's also about sexual assault, domestic abuse and the secrets we don't even tell our closest friends. Allie Bones, chief executive officer at Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence, says there is a myth of a stereotypical victim of domestic violence.
Apr. 7, 2017

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