KJZZ News

Art Museum Gives Modern Artist Her Due Long After Death
A new exhibition at the Phoenix Art Museum, open to members on Friday, is giving one modern artist her due, long after her death.
Mar. 8, 2019
Is The DHS Keeping A Database Of Journalists?
A supposed whistleblower inside the Department of Homeland Security leaked screenshots of a secret database labeled, “San Diego Sector,” to reporters at NBC-7 in San Diego. In it, the personal information for journalists, attorneys and social media influencers are posted in mugshot form.
Mar. 8, 2019
Rosemont Copper Mine Could Move Forward As EPA Steps Aside
The battle over whether to begin construction on the Rosemont Copper Mine in southern Arizona is still going strong, but it took a very different twist recently. The Environmental Protection Agency had been opposed to the project for more than six years.
Mar. 8, 2019
House May Move Boundary Between Santa Cruz County, Cochise County
The Arizona House of Representatives took the first steps Thursday to possibly move the boundary between Santa Cruz County and Cochise County.
Mar. 8, 2019
Arizona House Bill Puts Some Limits On Short-Term Rentals
Arizona lawmakers in the House advanced a bill Thursday that would prohibit property owners from renting out houses for special events like concerts or banquets.
Mar. 8, 2019
Does It Matter That Mark Kelly Is Rejecting Corporate PAC Money?
In his campaign for the U.S. Senate, former astronaut Mark Kelly has promised not to take campaign contributions from corporate political action committees, also known as corporate PACs — although it may not matter much.
Arizona U.S. Senate Candidate Mark Kelly Holds First Phoenix Rally
Mar. 7, 2019
Report: MCCCD Repeal Of Policies Politically Motivated
A decision last year to change the way the Maricopa Community College District negotiated with its faculty was politically motivated, according to a report released Thursday from the American Association of University Professors.
Mar. 7, 2019
Investigative Report: Prediabetes A ‘Dubious Diagnosis’
Prediabetes affects one in three Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But an investigative report in the journal "Science" says the diagnosis is misleading, expensive and potentially dangerous.
Mar. 7, 2019
Tribal Law Enforcement Understaffed, Underfunded
Arizona tribal leaders told a House SubCommittee Thursday they need more officers to keep their communities safe. The panel was listening to pleas from many tribes across the United States.
Mar. 7, 2019
Pension Initiative To Appear On Phoenix Ballot
The Phoenix City Clerk has determined there are enough valid signatures on an initiative submitted by a political action committee called Responsible Budgets.
Mar. 7, 2019
Arsenic In Hopi Water Is Three Times The Legal Limit
Many of the Hopi have been drinking tap water laced with high levels of arsenic for decades. The Hopi chairman told a House subcommittee Thursday the project to pipe clean water to the tribe has stalled out, as other tribes requested funds.
Mar. 7, 2019
It’s International Women’s Day — But Not Many Celebrate In Mexico
For International Women’s Day, Mexico could celebrate it’s Congress’s nearly 50-50 gender parity. But many in the neighboring nation expect more equality and justice for women.
Mar. 7, 2019
Arizona Unemployment Rate Rises To 5.1 Percent In January
Arizona's unemployment rose to 5.1 percent in January from 4.9 percent in December as the workforce grew by nearly 16,000 jobs amid weakness in nearly all economic sectors.
Mar. 7, 2019
New Chandler Mayor Talks Technology, Jobs
Chandler is the fourth largest city in Arizona by population, and last fall residents elected a new mayor. The Show met with Hartke at Chandler City Hall to talk about his first couple of months as mayor of a city he says is in pretty good shape.
Mar. 7, 2019
Prosecutor Accused Of Misconduct, Sexual Harassment
The State Bar of Arizona has accused deputy Maricopa County attorney Juan Martinez, the prosecutor in the Jodi Arias trial, of sexually harassing female staff within the county attorney's office.
Mar. 7, 2019
Tempe United Methodist Pastor
The United Methodist church has long said it does not allow openly LGBTQ clergy to be ordained, and that it does not perform same-sex marriages. Last month, the church held a special worldwide conference in St. Louis, Missouri, to discuss that policy.
Mar. 7, 2019
Trial Delayed For Man Who Sold Ammo To Vegas Shooter
Douglas Haig denies he illegally made armor-piercing and incendiary bullets found in a high-rise hotel room where the shooter staged the attack before killing himself.
Mar. 7, 2019
New Book Explores What It Means To Be An Immigrant
The most headline-grabbing stories about immigration tend to focus on undocumented immigration into the U.S. from Central and South America. But an often overlooked form of immigration are legal visas that permit immigrants to accept certain jobs such as high-skilled positions in the tech industry.
Mar. 7, 2019
U.S. Plans End To Gray Wolves Protections
U.S. wildlife officials plan to lift protections for gray wolves across the Lower 48 states, re-igniting the legal battle over a predator that's running into conflicts with farmers and ranchers as its numbers rebound in some regions.
Mar. 7, 2019
Answering The Call To Care For Feathered Friends
Listen to the sounds of Laura Hackett introducing her birds of many feathers at Liberty Wildlife. If you have suggestions or hear things that make Phoenix, Phoenix, send us a note at theshow@kjzz.org.
Mar. 7, 2019

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