KJZZ News

Burro Fire
Fire fighters in southern Arizona battling the Burro Fire received some help over the weekend.
Jul. 10, 2017
sr 87 closure map
One of the busiest routes heading to Payson and the White Mountains from the Phoenix area is about to slow down. Drivers who use State Route 87 will be facing delays for the next several months.
Jul. 10, 2017
Margarita Garfias
Mexico's congress and President Enrique Peña Nieto have approved a law delegating the Health Ministry to write rules for the medical use of marijuana by the end of the year.
Jul. 10, 2017
radio
Driving home for lunch late last month, Ken Baker of the Radio Kansas Network kept to his routine, checking the signal from his Salina station – 89.5 FM – when he received a surprise.
Jul. 10, 2017
backyard pool with slide
Nineteen drowning deaths have been reported so far this year for Pima and Maricopa counties with the majority being adults. That’s according to the Drowning Prevention Coalition of Arizona. And swimming accidents are on the rise compared with last year, for both adults and children.
Jul. 9, 2017
Sahuarita town logo
A town in Pima County is getting a $3 million grant to create a facility for high-technology local businesses. The grant announced Friday is for the Sahuarita Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Center, or SAMTEC.
Jul. 9, 2017
Epcor logo
After private wastewater company EPCOR was ordered to consolidate five districts across the state, customers now have finalized new rates for the next few years.
Jul. 8, 2017
Fender logo
Answering the question “do they have an app for that?”, the answer is again, YES, as famed musical instruments company, Fender, is getting into the software business with an app for guitar lessons.
Jul. 7, 2017
Phoenix council members have agreed to sell 7.6 acres of prime downtown real estate. Trammel Crow will pay Phoenix $10 million dollars for city-owned land along Fillmore Street between 4th and 6th Avenues.
Jul. 7, 2017
working on a computer
The first half of 2017 generated some big job announcements across the Valley. Commercial real estate firm CBRE tracked 49 companies that publicly announced their hiring plans.
Jul. 7, 2017
Flu might be the last thing on your mind… unless you were one of the 1,300 people who suffered through it in June. The number of cases is unusually high and the Arizona Department of Health doesn’t know why.
Jul. 7, 2017
Ladies clothes for Yarnell donations
Whether you clear out your closet once a year or once every 10 years, it can be tough to give up things that are close to your heart. I spoke with Karen Winterich, an associate professor of Marketing at Penn State University more about this research and why we hold onto so many things we don’t need.
Jul. 7, 2017
city of phoenix logo
This week, the Phoenix City Council moved to protect three properties in the Roosevelt Row Arts District from demolition. We learned more about it from Michelle Dodds, Historic Preservation officer for the city of Phoenix.
Jul. 7, 2017
In the latest season of the hit Netflix show "House of Cards," there are some scenes that seem a little too close to real life these days.
Jul. 7, 2017
We all know the joke — and some of us the reality — of living off ramen noodles and pizza in college. But a study from Arizona State University’s School of Nutrition and Health Promotion found that one in three students attending ASU are going hungry.
Jul. 7, 2017
Objects of Devotion: Religion in Early America
The text of the First Amendment begins with the words: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.
Jul. 7, 2017
Central Arizona Project canal
Water management has been a key part of living in Arizona since statehood — and even though leaders in the area have been credited with having a strong vision for maintaining and storing water, new challenges are emerging.
Jul. 7, 2017
In 2014, the community in south Phoenix formed Adelante Phoenix, with funding from a $6 million grant form JPMorgan Chase to the Raza Fund in Phoenix. The results of this collaboration are captured in a new case study from the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University, which is being presented at the National Council of La Raza’s national conference.
Jul. 7, 2017
Ryan Zinke
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has announced oil and gas permits on federal lands will be fast-tracked, taking no longer than 30 days to review. He also ordered oil and gas lease sales be held in each state every quarter. To discuss, we’re joined now by Ed Hirs, an energy economist at the University of Houston.
Jul. 7, 2017
Friday Newscap
For our Friday NewsCap segment, we discussed Secretary of State Michele Reagan’s decision not to share Arizona’s voter information with a Presidential Commission, health-care protests at Sen. Jeff Flake’s offices and other items. Our guests were pollster and radio host Mike O’Neil and Joanna Allhands, azcentral.com's digital opinions editor.
Jul. 7, 2017

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