KJZZ News

Arizona State Fair Holds Drive-Thru Fair Food Event
Just because Arizona State Fair fans can’t pack the fairgrounds this year, it doesn’t mean they can’t get a taste of it. Fair organizers are hosting a drive-thru for two weekends featuring fair food favorites — from turkey legs to funnel cakes.
Sept. 26, 2020
WATCH: Trump To Name Supreme Court Pick
President Donald Trump is announcing his nominee to replace U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died on Sept. 18. Watch the announcement live.
Sept. 26, 2020
Utah Seeks Delay In Lake Powell Pipeline Project
On Thursday, Utah hit pause on a pipeline project that could force Arizona to limit how much water it sends to growing cities across the Valley.
Sept. 25, 2020
Grijalva Believes Trump Will Challenge Results Of November Election
On Friday, Arizona Congressman Raul Grijalva said he believes President Trump will challenge the results of the November election should he lose.
Sept. 25, 2020
Center Petitions For Protection Of Shovel-Nosed Snake
The Center for Biological Diversity has petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to protect a scorpion-eating snake.
Sept. 25, 2020
AZ Will Redraw Voting Districts In 2021; State Wants Public Input
Arizona will set new boundaries for its legislative and congressional districts in 2021. The lines will be drawn by an independent redistricting commission. And the process begins with public input on commission candidates.
Sept. 25, 2020
Flagstaff School Board To Consider Reopening Plan At Next Meeting
The Flagstaff Unified School District governing board will hear a proposal to gradually reopen schools in the district at its Oct. 6 meeting.
Sept. 25, 2020
Fishermen Push Back On New Restrictions In Mexicos Sea Of Cortez
Shrimp season starts in the uppermost part of Mexico’s Sea of Cortez this weekend. And with it hundreds of fishermen plan to return to the water. But that could cause conflict with Mexican authorities over new fishing restrictions in the area.
Sept. 25, 2020
Mexican President Faces Backlash After Mussolini Reference
Some opponents of President Trump have accused him of using fascist references in his speeches. And Mexico’s president is also receiving similar accusations after mentioning one of the most notorious dictators in history.
Sept. 25, 2020
Climate Experts Discuss Threats To AZ And Possible Solutions
A virtual climate panel discussion explored issues of record heat, water shortages and wildfires and how they affect Arizona communities. Panelists discussed the current situation in Arizona, and what needs to be done if the state wants to be sustainable into the 22nd century.
Sept. 25, 2020
Its Like A Scorched Earth: Photographer Documents Border Wall Construction, Impact
John Kurc’s wheelhouse normally is rock stars, concerts or a bride and groom. But, when COVID-19 hit and all of those events stopped, he came to southern Arizona to document the construction of the Trump administration’s wall along our southern border.
Sept. 25, 2020
Legislative Democrat Calling For Colleagues To Take Up Police Reforms
In response to the decision not to charge the officer who shot and killed Dion Johnson, State Rep. Reginald Bolding said, "We must continue to seek legislative changes to ensure this type of violence is not allowed to continue unchecked."
Sept. 25, 2020
Ducey: People In Long-Term Care Will Have Chance To Vote
This week, Gov. Doug Ducey exchanged a series of increasingly pointed letters with Secretary of State Katie Hobbs, about the changes she's seeking, which she says would ensure voters aren't disenfranchised during the pandemic. The changes would primarily impact those in long-term care.
Sept. 25, 2020
Despite New Owner, Arizona Coyotes On Thin Ice Financially
Financial issues and arena questions are nothing new with the Arizona Coyotes. But those concerns were supposed to be pushed aside when Alex Meruelo took over as the NHL team’s owner in 2019.
Sept. 25, 2020
UA To Study Immunity Of Front-Line Workers
Researchers from the University of Arizona are studying frontline workers who have been infected with COVID-19, as well as those workers who are at increased risk of getting infected with the coronavirus. The goal is to understand immunity after exposure.
Sept. 25, 2020
KJZZs Friday NewsCap For Sept. 25, 2020
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discussed the week in news with attorney and former congressional staffer Roy Herrera and Doug Cole of HighGround.
Sept. 25, 2020
Ducey Wont Shut Down Counties With Uptick In COVID-19 Cases
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said Thursday he would not order businesses to shut down again or impose new restrictions even as some areas in the state are likely heading back towards “substantial spread” for COVID-19 by next week.
Sept. 25, 2020
#AZNumbers: Sept. 25, 2020
#AZNumbers is a weekly segment featuring thoughts and insight into Arizona's economic news. This week's number: 4. Listen to the KJZZ business block with Heather van Blokland weekdays at 6 p.m. on 91.5 FM or stream it on KJZZ.org.
Sept. 25, 2020
WATCH: Justice Ginsburg Lies In State
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is being remembered in a ceremony at the U.S. Capitol, where she will lie in state in Statuary Hall. Watch the ceremony.
Sept. 25, 2020
How The Pandemic Is Impacting The Arts Community
We seek an audience with some Valley creatives and find out how they are still trying to stay active and reach people in the age of COVID-19.
The Impact Of COVID-19 In Arizona: 6 Months In
Sept. 25, 2020

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