KJZZ News

At 11th Hour, Canada Joins New NAFTA Deal
After a frantic weekend of last-minute negotiations, Canada will be a part of a renegotiated NAFTA deal.
Sep. 30, 2018
Sing High Chop Suey House Closes After 90 Years Of Operation
One of the oldest restaurants in downtown Phoenix closed its doors for the last time Sunday. The Sing High Chop Suey House had been serving its customers for 90 years.
Sep. 30, 2018
Sweating For Science: Walkers Help Find Solutions To Urban Heat
People in Phoenix’s Edison Eastlake neighborhood took part in a 2.5-mile walk Saturday. But they weren’t necessarily participating to get exercise. The Heatmappers Walk and Ride started at Edison Park as part of a public science project.
Sep. 30, 2018
Multi-State Wildlife Crossing Across Interstate 11
While you may not be able to drive from Arizona to Nevada on the Interstate 11 yet, wildlife in the area can travel freely thanks to a multi state effort.
Sep. 30, 2018
Central Arizona Project Turns 50
President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Colorado River Basin Project Act on Sept. 30, 1968. It was a long journey to get there. The 1968 law authorized the Central Arizona Project, and Arizona was then able to secure billions in federal loans.
Sep. 30, 2018
Phoenix Police: Man Sold $2.5M Worth Of Stolen Goods
Phoenix police have arrested a man who they say sold nearly $2.5 million worth of stolen property. Alejandro Arenas, 33, was booked into Maricopa County Jail on Thursday.
Sep. 29, 2018
$11.4M To Support At-Risk Families
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded $11.4 million to Arizona for a program that provides support to at-risk pregnant women and families.
Sep. 29, 2018
Former Mexican Governor With Phoenix Ties Sentenced To Prison
A former Mexican governor linked to at least one real estate investment in the Phoenix area has been sentenced to nine years in prison. He was accused of money laundering and criminal association, but some in Mexico say the sentence is not enough.
Sep. 28, 2018
Border Agent Ordered To Pay $8M For Starting Wildfire
A U.S. Border Patrol agent pled guilty in federal court Friday to starting a large fire in southern Arizona in 2017.
Sep. 28, 2018
Cross-Border Inspection Program Spreads Along Border
Mexico and the U.S. are expanding a dual customs checkpoint program that both countries started testing here in Arizona.
Sep. 28, 2018
Arizona, Southwest Key Programs Set Settlement Meeting
An operator of shelters for immigrant kids has fixed one of the problems that caused Arizona to launch a legal effort to revoke the operator’s 13 state licenses.
Sep. 28, 2018
Alabama Firm Wins Contract For Consulate In Nogales
The U.S. State Department has awarded a contract for a new consulate compound in Nogales, Sonora.
Sep. 28, 2018
Audubon Society Launches
The Audubon Society just launched a “plants for birds” initiative aimed to encourage Phoenix residents to grow native plants in their yards. Many native bird species have left as non-native plants were introduced in the Phoenix area.
Sep. 28, 2018
Phoenix Mayoral Candidates Debate
Light rail was just one hot topic during Wednesday night’s mayoral debate. KJZZ’s Christina Estes served as moderator and joined The Show to talk about the event.
Sep. 28, 2018
The HeatMappers Project Will Get You To Sweat For Science
If you’re ready to sweat for science, you’ll have a great opportunity Saturday afternoon at Edison Park in Phoenix. As urban planners and city leaders try to cool the city off and make it more walkable, there’s a growing effort to find more data to help figure out what to do.
Sep. 28, 2018
What Instagram Founders
This week, the founders of Instagram said they’re leaving the company. The two did not say specifically why they’re leaving, but did indicate they’re ready to do something new. Facebook bought Instagram in 2012 for $1 billion.
Sep. 28, 2018
How Well Did Rachel Mitchell Do During The Hearings?
Rachel Mitchell, Special Victims Division director at the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office, played an unprecedented role in the Judiciary Committee hearing yesterday, which heard testimony from Dr. Christine Blasey Ford alleging sexual assault by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
Sep. 28, 2018
Arizona Hispanic Buying Power Set To Top $47B This Year
Hispanic buying power in Arizona is expected to increase by $10 billion between now and 2022, and is anticipated to top $47 billion this year. Those are among the findings of the new DATOS report, which came out Friday morning.
Sep. 28, 2018
The Takeaway: Supreme Court Nominations Are Supposed To Assuage Fears About Partisanship, So What Happened Thursday?
Supreme Court Justices are intended to be impartial and to preside over a judicial body that is above the partisan fray. But all those pretenses fell away during the eight-hour-long Senate hearing Thursday, where Republican Senators and Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh ripped into Democrats.
Sep. 28, 2018
KJZZ
To talk about this week’s two Arizona gubernatorial debates, the Brett Kavanaugh hearing and more, Jon Gabriel, editor-in-chief at Ricochet.com, and David Lujan, director of the Arizona Center for Economic Progress, joined The Show.
Sep. 28, 2018

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