KJZZ News

Court: If Petition Workers Ignore Subpoena, Signatures Can Be Tossed
Here’s an Arizona Supreme Court decision you might have missed over the holiday. On Wednesday, the court ruled unanimously that anyone collecting signatures for citizen initiatives must appear before the court when they are subpoenaed.
Nov. 26, 2018
Stopping Bullying Continues To Be A Challenge
While many schools and people who work in schools are more aware of bullying now than in generations past, there are still a lot of questions about it, and how to prevent it.
Nov. 26, 2018
The Pulse: Untested Stimulants Surface In Pre-Workout Supplements
These days, Kevin Kreider fuels his workouts with little more than a cup of black coffee. But for about seven years, he relied on something else: a kind of supplement called pre-workout.
Nov. 26, 2018
The Takeaway: What Happens To Service Workers After The Devastating California Fires?
The Woolsey fire mostly impacted the affluent area of Malibu. But beyond the devastation to homes and the loss of life, a tragedy like this also means a loss of work for those who depend on service work for their livelihood.
Nov. 26, 2018
The Takeaway: New White House Climate Report Has Some Republicans Questioning Party Line
On Friday, the White House made public a climate report issued by 13 federal agencies. The conclusions are grim. Climate-related disasters are on track to accelerate, and the impacts of these disasters could eliminate as much as 10 percent of the nation’s economy by 2100.
Nov. 26, 2018
Q&AZ: Forming Valley Of The Sun: Digging Into Our Geological Origins
Phoenix is known for its scenic mountains and unusual weather. One listener wanted to know more about these features and how they relate to one another. The answer to this Q&AZ question explores on the geology, geography and prehistory of the Valley of the Sun.
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Nov. 26, 2018
Revenue Up In October, But Increase Is Less Than Expected
Arizona legislative budget analysts report that the state's revenue rose in October from a year earlier but at a slower pace than expected, making the month the first since March to have revenue growth below forecast.
Nov. 26, 2018
Manufacturing Industry Offers Migrants Jobs In Mexico
The Mexican manufacturing industry says it can offer jobs to thousands of Central American migrants intending to seek asylum in the United States if they decide to stay in Mexico instead.
Nov. 26, 2018
Tempe Discounts Permit Price For Live Music
For a short time, Tempe businesses will be offered a deep discount on permits to host live music. The one-time fee will be reduced to $200 — down from the normal cost of $1,331 — from December until March 2016.
Nov. 26, 2018
Report: Sonoran Government Linked To Scandal
The Sonoran government of Gov. Claudia Pavlovich reportedly directed millions of public dollars to front companies that then provided cash for 2016 political campaigns. That’s according to an investigation published last Wednesday by the nonprofit Mexicans Against Corruption and Impunity.
Nov. 26, 2018
Tempe Rejects Purchasing Contract With Amazon
“We’re looking for opportunities to involve our local vendors and our local store owners and operators in helping the city buy things at the best price,” said Tempe CFO and Deputy City Manager Ken Jones.
Nov. 26, 2018
Feds Aren
The number of Indian Country crimes the U.S. Justice Department chose to prosecute has plateaued in recent years, according to federal statistics released this week.This despite efforts to boost public safety and prosecutions of sexual assault and other crimes.
Nov. 26, 2018
Analysts: Democrats Made Gains, But AZ Isn
The vote wasn't as predictably Republican this time around, but don't call Arizona purple yet. That's the view of political analysts who say Democratic gains in this month's election need to be cemented in future contests to show this year wasn't a one-off.
Nov. 25, 2018
25 Arizona Soldiers Deployed To Middle East
The Arizona National Guard held a deployment ceremony in Phoenix Sunday morning. 25 soldiers are headed first to Fort Hood in Texas and then to the Middle East.
Nov. 25, 2018
Cananea Union Threatens To Retake Copper Mine
The union is threatening to shutter the mine again, starting Dec. 1. That’s the first day of incoming President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s new administration.
Nov. 25, 2018
Arizona Attorney General Reaches Agreement With Homie
A Utah real estate company covered the Valley with teal signs reading “Vote For Homie” during election season. Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has now reached a deal with the firm to stop its marketing.
Nov. 24, 2018
Yuma Grown Romaine Lettuce Deemed Safe
Romaine lettuce grown in Yuma, Arizona should be returning to the shelves soon. This comes after a nationwide warning from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Nov. 24, 2018
Q&AZ: Is There Still An Active Bat Colony On ASU’s Campus?
Arizona has the second largest number of bat species in the United States, behind Texas. A KJZZ listener remembered seeing these flying mammals on Arizona State University’s Tempe campus and asked about their fate via Q&AZ.
Nov. 24, 2018
AZ Governor Will Attend Mexican Presidential Inauguration
On Dec. 1, Mexico will have a new president, and Arizona governor Doug Ducey plans to attend to the inauguration ceremony in Mexico City. Ducey will also visit his counterpart in Sonora in this two-stop trip to Mexico.
Nov. 23, 2018
A New Mexican National Guard Might Operate On The Border
Weeks ago, the U.S. federal government unconventionally deployed the national guard to the Mexican border, waiting for the Central American migrant caravan. And in Mexico, the entering administration plans to create a national guard that might operate on the border.
Nov. 23, 2018

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