High-diving seabirds known as blue-footed boobies have
suddenly expanded their range. The Arizona Daily Star says a blue-footed booby appeared at Patagonia
Park last month in the first documented sighting of the
species in southeast Arizona.
It's now legal to buy and distribute fireworks in Arizona...but it's not legal to use them in various cities due to concerns about brush fires and safety.Here and Now host Steve Goldstein takes a look at talks to Kingman city manager Jack Kramer about the need for a controlled environment to keep the community safe from brush fires.
In this AZ-Edition of StoryCorps, German Audies Cadenas talks with his friend Pedro Lopez about his determination to graduate from ASU in spite of numerous obstacles. StoryCorps is an independent nonprofit whose mission is to provide Americans of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to record, share and preserve the stories of our lives.
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KJZZ's Bri Valdivia sits down with Notaro for a brief interview about starting her writing career in Phoenix. Notaro will be at Changing Hands Bokstore for a book signing and reading Thursday, July 28th at 7pm.
Washington’s inability to solve our nation’s debt problem is getting the attention of more than just politicians and economists. Now, average citizens are wondering what it will take to do something about it.
Guatemala is one of the poorest countries in the hemisphere. And the people who live there face a constant question. Should I risk leaving? Many already have...About a million Guatemalans live in the United States.
Many events are scheduled around the valley to commorate the 10th Anniverary of the 9/11 attacks. A listing of those events can be found here. Never Forget 9/11 Memorial Walk -- 7am at the Chase Bank Tower (201 N.
Otto Shill, chairman of the Mesa Chamber of Commerce's Public Policy Council, talks about his role as moderator of the Mesa Chamber's candidate forum. The forum is being held due to the recall of Senate president Russell Pearce.
Arizona is bringing in more money than expected. August revenues were around eight and a half percent higher than the same month last year. And, so far this fiscal year, the state has collected one and a half billion dollars more than it did last year.
Mark Brodie fills in for host Steve Goldstein. Brodie talks to the new consul general of Israel for the southwestern United States about the decision to admit Palestine as a member of UNESCO. They also talk about the importance of Israel's relationship with the Arizona and the US.
As a tough economy continues to squeeze many budgets, the rental market is expanding beyond traditional items like apartments or cars. What else are you renting? Whether it's for personal or business use, KJZZ's Changing America Desk wants to learn more about what sorts of things you're renting that you once would have purchased instead.
The Arizona Military Family Relief Fund program helps military families. It gives a dollar-for-dollar credit on your tax return. But, if you wait any longer to make a donation, you may not be eligible for that direct tax credit.
The Arizona Secretary of State’s office is asking state prosecutors to investigate who was behind mysterious campaign signs in the recall election of Senator Russell Pearce. The signs failed to include who paid for them--a violation of state election law.
Arizona taxpayers who itemize can claim a state tax credit for donations to charities that qualify. In fact, that donation can also be taken as a deduction on the federal return. As KJZZ's Terry Ward reports from Phoenix, a taxpayer can actually turn a profit.
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments later this year over Arizona’s immigration enforcement law, SB 1070. But legislative leaders say that likely won’t stop lawmakers from debating more bills dealing with illegal immigration.
Governor Jan Brewer looked back…and forward in her state of the state address to the centennial legislature Monday. From Phoenix, KJZZ’s Mark Brodie reports. MARK BRODIE: The governor told lawmakers Arizona has been saved…and touted the state’s positive cash balance and smaller government.
Pima County just rejected nearly $2 million in federal immigration funds, saying it allows local law enforcement to target immigrant communities. Why the county sheriff says that decision will hurt public safety.