KJZZ News

Katie Lee
Iconic Glen Canyon activist Katie Lee died Wednesday morning. She was 98. Lee grew up in Tucson and moved to Hollywood to become an actress. But in the 1950s, when she took a rafting trip down the Colorado River, she abandoned her acting career for a life of exploring, singing about and fighting fiercely for Glen Canyon and the Colorado River.
Nov. 1, 2017
The Association of General Contractors of America asked Attorney General Jeff Sessions to step in on their side after it says several construction companies didn’t bid on the two border wall projects because their owners feared cities would retaliate.
Nov. 1, 2017
Arizona DOT
Trying to stay up to date with unexpected highway conditions? There’s now an app for that.
Nov. 1, 2017
Grand Canyon North Rim
Federal authorities are proposing lifting the Obama-era ban on issuing new leases for mining uranium on public land outside Grand Canyon National Park.
Nov. 1, 2017
Kelli Ward has picked up the endorsement of Republican Sen. Rand Paul in her 2018 run for the U.S. Senate.
Nov. 1, 2017
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Barrow Neurological Institute has a new president and CEO, and he’s got some big scrubs to fill. Dr. Michael Lawton takes over for Dr. Robert Spetzler, who retired last year after three decades at Barrow. Lawton took over the top spot at Barrow earlier this summer, and he's here to talk about it.
Nov. 1, 2017
In Mexico City, authorities are looking into possible criminal charges in cases related to buildings collapsed in September’s deadly earthquake. Jorge Valencia is here from KJZZ’s Mexico City Bureau to tell us more about that.
Nov. 1, 2017
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Tech leaders who have faced criticism recently for not doing more to limit Russian interference in last November’s election went before a Senate panel on Tuesday.
Nov. 1, 2017
Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport Control Tower
Sky Harbor has raised indoor and outdoor parking rates by $1 to $3, depending on which terminal a traveler chooses.
Nov. 1, 2017
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On a recent Views and Brews at The Cactus Cafe, Dr. Art Markman, and Dr. Bob Duke talked about how to process tragedy through media in uncertain times.
Nov. 1, 2017
Later this year, the U.S. Supreme Court will consider the case of Masterpiece Cakeshops Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission.
Nov. 1, 2017
The following conversation involves an alleged former member of the Mafia, the witness protection program and a famous country singer.
Nov. 1, 2017
State Rep. Michelle Ugenti-Rita recently went public with a Facebook post describing harassment, including “unwanted sexual advances," she has faced since taking office in 2011.
Nov. 1, 2017
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On Tuesday afternoon in New York City, a man in a rented pickup truck drove down a crowded bike path for almost a mile, striking several cyclists and killing eight people.
Nov. 1, 2017
Dr. Pauline Boss
"Overall, closure is not your goal — but making some meaning out of it, that's your goal when you're a caregiver."
Nov. 1, 2017
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey may tap the state's rainy day fund to keep health care coverage for 23,000 Arizona children until Congress finally acts.
Nov. 1, 2017
Adrian Fontes
Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes got into a Facebook spat with Nathan Schneider, a democrat who is running for the Arizona Legislature, after Schneider complained that he couldn’t find the election date on the ballot for Tuesday's local election.
Nov. 1, 2017
Mexico Earthquake
Relatives of two students killed on the campus of a prestigious university in Mexico City during last month’s earthquake are calling on local authorities to seek criminal charges against school administrators.
Nov. 1, 2017
Grand Canyon National Park
The Navajo Nation Tribal Council rejected a project that called for building a tram to take visitors to the bottom of the Grand Canyon.
Nov. 1, 2017
Wednesday marks the beginning of open enrollment when people can purchase plans on the Affordable Care Act’s marketplace. With little federal funding, supporters of the law are trying to get the word out and cut through the confusion.
Nov. 1, 2017

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