KJZZ News

The Takeaway: General Motors Announces Big Layoffs And Plant Closures
On Monday, General Motors hit the brakes. The American car manufacturer announced plans to cut more than 14,000 jobs and shutter five plants across the U.S. and Canada. The pain of the announcement was felt from Detroit, Michigan, where Mayor Mike Duggan called it an "extremely disappointing decision."
Nov. 27, 2018
SR 67 To Grand Canyon North Rim Closing For Winter
State Route 67 between Jacob Lake and the North Rim of the Grand Canyon will be blocked off for the season Dec. 3. US 89A will remain open during the winter, but state routes 261, 273 and 473 to lakes in the White Mountains will close on Dec. 31.
Nov. 27, 2018
Mexico Wants Investigation Into Use Of Tear Gas
The Mexican government sent a diplomatic note to the U.S. embassy expressing its concerns after American federal agents launched tear gas at the border in the San Diego-Tijuana region.
Nov. 26, 2018
AG Issues Warning About Deceptive Solar Flyers
The Arizona Attorney General is warning consumers about deceptive flyers advertising deals on solar panels.
Nov. 26, 2018
Navajo Nation Drops Elections Lawsuit
The Navajo Nation has dropped a legal claim that could have delayed formal certification of the general election results.
Nov. 26, 2018
St. Vincent De Paul Seeking Volunteers
Thanksgiving week is over and done. But it’s not too late to volunteer to help charities. Nonprofits such as St. Vincent DePaul rely on 250 volunteers daily to prepare more than 3,000 meals for Arizonans in need.
Nov. 26, 2018
What happens when a writer from New Mexico, who’s taught poetry in Arizona, and is now living in the deep South explores the people and places of the Wild West?
Nov. 26, 2018
Study Being Conducted On Toxic Metals In Lake Powell
Three years after an accidental spill from a Colorado gold mine, scientists are getting the chance to thoroughly analyze its impact on Lake Powell.
Nov. 26, 2018
Dewey-Humboldt Condemns Coyote-Killing Contest
The Dewey-Humboldt Town Council passed a resolution Nov. 20 condemning animal-killing contests. The resolution comes three weeks before a coyote contest in central Arizona.
Nov. 26, 2018
Maricopa County Had Largest Midterm Turnout In History
The Maricopa County Elections Department completed its ballot tabulation last week, and Monday the official count was approved. This election marked the largest midterm turnout in county history.
Nov. 26, 2018
Prehistoric Footprints Discovered By Grand Canyon Hikers
Imagine you’re hiking in the Grand Canyon and you stumble upon a slab of fallen rock. On it are some odd indentations like overly-baked footprints. That’s exactly what happened to a group of hikers on the Bright Angel Trail.
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Nov. 26, 2018
Questions Raise About 1,900 Kids Removed By DCS
This past legislative session, a last-minute bill was introduced requiring Department of Child Safety workers to obtain warrants before removing children from abusive homes with the exception of immediate, dangerous circumstances.
Nov. 26, 2018
Thousands Of Donated Kidneys Thrown Away In U.S. Every Year
In Arizona, nearly 2,000 people are on the wait-list for a new kidney. Nationally, that number is in the tens of thousands. But despite the need, thousands of kidneys are disposed of in the U.S. each year, and that’s a waste that our guest says doesn’t have to happen.
Nov. 26, 2018
BBC Look-Ahead: Conflicts Between Russia, Ukraine
Leaders of some the world’s biggest economies will meet in South America later this week, and one of the issues they could discuss is the continuing conflict between Russia and Ukraine.
Nov. 26, 2018
Boas On U.S. Prison Sentencing Reform
The United States has about 5 percent of the world’s population, but we also have nearly 25 percent of everyone incarcerated around the world. The total number of inmates is more than 2 million.
Nov. 26, 2018
Mexico Struggles With Migrant Caravan
On Sunday, a group of Central Americans from that migrant caravan attempted to cross the border into the U.S. in Tijuana, but they were met with tear gas.
Nov. 26, 2018
Russ Wiles: Malls Are Not Dead Yet
Black Friday sales were up again this year, and on Cyber Monday, holiday shopping sales could be up again, continuing the expansion of online retail sales.
Nov. 26, 2018
Court: If Petition Workers Ignore Subpoena, Signatures Can Be Tossed
Here’s an Arizona Supreme Court decision you might have missed over the holiday. On Wednesday, the court ruled unanimously that anyone collecting signatures for citizen initiatives must appear before the court when they are subpoenaed.
Nov. 26, 2018
Stopping Bullying Continues To Be A Challenge
While many schools and people who work in schools are more aware of bullying now than in generations past, there are still a lot of questions about it, and how to prevent it.
Nov. 26, 2018
The Pulse: Untested Stimulants Surface In Pre-Workout Supplements
These days, Kevin Kreider fuels his workouts with little more than a cup of black coffee. But for about seven years, he relied on something else: a kind of supplement called pre-workout.
Nov. 26, 2018

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