KJZZ News

Wildlife Conservation Center Sustains Storm Damage
The Center said that no animals were hurt but funds are lacking to make repairs to those structures and burst pipes. The nonprofit is now seeking donations and grants for emergency funding.
Feb. 25, 2019
AZ Game And Fish Finalizes Monarch Butterfly Plan
The past two decades have seen monarch butterfly populations in the Western U.S. plummet 80 percent, due mainly to habitat loss. Officials hope a new game plan will help reverse that trend.
Feb. 25, 2019
What’s Being Built In Mesa? Map Has Answers
People who live, work and do business in Mesa have a new way to find out what’s being built there. The city recently launched an active development map.
Feb. 25, 2019
Mesa-Mexico Cargo Project Takes Off, Seeks Expansion
A one-of-its-kind customs project to speed deliveries from Mesa airport to Mexico is — literally — taking off. The project is called SkyBridge, and it was was created by Mesa officials and business developers, along with their Mexican counterparts.
Feb. 25, 2019
U.S. Senate Candidate Kelly Holds First Phoenix Rally
Retired astronaut Mark Kelly kicked off a "mission for Arizona" Saturday as he launched his U.S. Senate campaign with a rally in Tucson, the city where his wife, Gabrielle Giffords, survived a shooting when she was a congresswoman. Kelly also held a campaign rally on Sunday in Phoenix at The Van Buren.
Feb. 24, 2019
ICE Drops 2 Bus Loads Of Migrants At Greyhound Station
Authorities say U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents dropped two bus loads of migrant families in Phoenix on Saturday at a bus station. No word on how many were released, but not the first time drop off has taken place at a bus station.
Feb. 24, 2019
Grijalva To Push For Permanent Ban On New Mining Claims
Rep. Raul Grijalva, who chairs the House Natural Resources Committee, said Saturday at the Grand Canyon that he'll introduce the legislation in the coming week and is hopeful about its chances for passage by the Democratic-led House.
Feb. 24, 2019
Where Will New Jobs Be In Arizona?
Arizona’s Office of Economic Opportunity projects the state will add 165,691 jobs by 2020. The forecast represents an annualized growth rate of 2.7 percent.
Feb. 23, 2019
#ArizonaHaiku: 17 Arizona-Inspired Poems
The Show is celebrating National Haiku Month with your haiku poems about Arizona. This week, nearly 150 listeners sent in a haiku. The Show drew a random name Friday morning, and the winner this week is Joe Salembier.
Feb. 22, 2019
AZ Leaders Want To Ease Travel For Mexican Tourists
Government leaders from across Arizona met with officials from Mexico’s foreign relations ministry, highlighting efforts to improve economic and political relationships between the two countries.
Feb. 22, 2019
Snow Storm Moves To Tucson
Tucson received nearly 1.5 inches of snow Friday as a storm moved toward the southeast of the state. It’s the most snow received in the city in six years.
Feb. 22, 2019
Capitol Museum Displaying Japanese Internment Exhibit
“It really kind of captures the resilience. People were trying to normalize their lives, and they were finding ways to express themselves and they continued to create even though they were imprisoned.”
Feb. 22, 2019
Eloy Detainees Appearing In Court Via Video Conference
Undocumented immigrants and asylum seekers held at a private detention facility in Eloy have started appearing via video conference before an immigration judge nearly 60 miles away in Tucson, instead of the immigration court right next door.
Feb. 22, 2019
Sonoran AG: Reporters Were Not Intended Targets Of Armed Attack
A case of mistaken identity was what led to the tragedy in Hermosillo last Saturday, which claimed the life of radio announcer Reynaldo Lopez. Sports reporter Carlos Cota remains in critical condition.
Feb. 22, 2019
Red Cross Shelters Aid Travelers in Northern Arizona
In northern Arizona, many travelers have found themselves stuck due to heavy snowfall and road closures, but Red Cross has provided them a place to stay.
Feb. 22, 2019
The Takeaway: Hearing Over Ballot Fraud In North Carolina Centers Around One Political Operative
Elections officials in North Carolina continued to hear testimony on Tuesday regarding allegations of ballot fraud of November's congressional election, which may have swung the results.
Feb. 22, 2019
Is This Mexico City’s Oldest House? And Who Lived Here?
Archaeologists have concluded Manzanares 25 is the only house from 16th century still standing in Mexico City. In recent years, it had gone into disuse, with some of its roofs caving in, and shrubs and weeds covering its floors and walls. Now, the Historic Downtown Mexico City Trust has renovated it, and wants to convert it into a community center for children.
Feb. 22, 2019
KJZZs Friday NewsCap Feb. 22, 2019
To talk about the latest legislative news and whether we’ll have another entrant into Arizona’s U.S. Senate race sometime soon and more, Jaime Molera of Molera Alvarez and Sam Richard of Creosote Partners joined The Show.
Feb. 22, 2019
Moving: For Better Homes? Yes. Jobs? Not So Much
A new study looks at what sparks first-time home buyers and current owners to trade-up. The National Association of Home Builders examined data from the 2017 American Housing Survey.
Feb. 22, 2019
U.S., Arizona Boost Pre-K Funding In Last School Year
Funding for pre-kindergarten programs was up nationwide in the 2017-18 school year — that’s according to a new analysis by the group Education Commission of the States. All together, states spent more than $256 million more than the previous year.
Feb. 22, 2019

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