KJZZ News

Leaked Designs Hint At Future D-Backs Stadium Plans
An opportunity to leave Chase Field in 2022 has increased speculation about where the Arizona Diamondbacks could potentially play — and what their priorities for a new stadium would be. Thanks to AZ Snake Pit, a blog that follows the Diamondbacks, we have some ideas.
May 20, 2019
BrightEdge Takes Venture Capital Approach To Cancer Treatment
The quest to cure cancer might sound lofty, but plenty of researchers, scientists advocates and investors are chipping away it all the time. Now, the American Cancer Society is launching a new approach with BrightEdge, a philanthropic impact fund.
May 20, 2019
Court Orders BLM To Reconsider How Chaco Drilling Permits Impact Environment
A federal appeals court has ruled the Bureau of Land Management needs to reconsider how drilling permits could impact natural resources in the area around Chaco Culture National Historical Park in northwestern New Mexico.
May 20, 2019
#RedForEd Sends Teachers To Capitol As Budget Deal Nears
As legislators work to hammer out a budget deal this week, they’ll be greeted by #RedforEd teachers mobilizing to call for more education funding.
May 20, 2019
On The Ledge: AZ GOP Reach Budget Deal
GOP leaders in the Arizona Legislature have reached a deal with Gov. Ducey on a new state budget, and lawmakers could be voting on it in a few days.
May 20, 2019
Homeland Security Not Relocating Migrants To Florida
Matthew Casey from KJZZ’s Fronteras desk joins The Show to discuss the latest developments in immigration policy.
May 20, 2019
Arizona Sees Abnormally Low Temperatures For Late May
May in Arizona usually marks the beginning of the state’s blistering summers, but that is not the case so far this year. Jaret Rogers of the National Weather Service said the temperature is more than 20 degrees below the average for Arizona this time of year.
May 20, 2019
BBC Look-Ahead: Afghanistan Election
A pair of elections tops the list of significant international stories this week.
May 20, 2019
Boas: Republic Dedicates Editorial Page To Vaccinations
In response to national measles outbreak, the Arizona Republic editorial board decided to turn their page over to doctors and nurses in the state who vaccinate their own kids and to explain why vaccinations are important.
May 20, 2019
The Takeaway: Officer-Involved Deaths — How Much Does the Public Actually Learn?
Oscar Grant, Eric Garner, Sandra Bland: new information has come to light in these cases. What have we learned?
May 20, 2019
The Takeaway: The Juggle — Money In Your 40s
If you're in your 40s and more tired than you've ever been because you are juggling life, money, aging parents, aging yourself, not wanting to play games any more etc., raise your hand. How are you coping?
May 20, 2019
Gov. Ducey Favors Education Over Removing Vaccine Exemptions
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Friday told business journalists in a meeting he still favors educating parents about vaccines. But asking legislators to eliminate personal exemptions is something Ducey says he does not support.
May 20, 2019
Regulators Considering Lower Minimum Age To Solve Chronic Driver Shortage
Last Tuesday, federal regulators covering long-haul truck drivers announced they are considering allowing drivers under age 21 for interstate hauls. It's the latest industry effort to address a severe driver shortage.
May 20, 2019
The Pulse: Shifting Gears
Cars have played a fundamental role in changing our modern lives — where we live, where we work, the shape of our communities, and how we spend our money and free time. But along with new opportunities, cars have also brought negative impacts.
May 20, 2019
AZ State Fair Board Approves Funding For Building Roof Repair
An eighty year-old building on the Arizona State Fairgrounds has a chance at a second life thanks to a decision by the State Fair's Board Thursday night.
May 20, 2019
Brnovich Sees No Need To Regulate High-Interest Loan Business
While consumer advocates circulate an initiative banning predatory car title loans, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich appears to be siding with another high interest loan business.
May 20, 2019
Pregnant Women In Arizona Prison Suffering Miscarriages, Giving Birth Alone
A report submitted in federal court by attorneys representing inmates in Arizona prisons says pregnant women are suffering from "deficient" and "dangerous" prenatal and postnatal care.
May 20, 2019
Phoenix Abandons Dockless Bike Program
Phoenix City Council voted to end its dockless bike-share program this week. In their place, e-scooters could be next. Companies like Lime and Bird have seen use of their e-scooters skyrocket in cities across the country in the past year.
May 20, 2019
New Mesa Light Rail Expansion Opens
The newest Valley Metro light rail line opened Saturday at Gilbert Road and Main Street in Mesa, the eastward expansion adds two new miles of track. Former Mesa Mayor and current Valley Metro CEO Scott Smith was on hand for the ribbon-cutting ceremony.
May 20, 2019
Dolphinaris AZ Death Rate 4 Times National Average
An Arizona Republic investigation found that Dolphinaris Arizona was one of the deadliest dolphin exhibition facilities in the U.S., data shows the death rate there was more than four times the national average.
May 20, 2019

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