KJZZ News

SRP Adopts New Sustainability Goals
SRP adopted new sustainability goals on Monday that included reducing carbon dioxide emissions and water use. The utility aims to lower the amount of carbon dioxide it emits per megawatt-hour by 62 percent from 2005 levels by the year 2035.
June 3, 2019
More Visitors Plus Less Funding Could Equal A Troubled Future For State Parks
State parks benefit conservation and community health. But those benefits come at a cost — one that could soon grow prohibitively expensive, according to new research. The study appears in the journal PNAS.
June 3, 2019
BLM Proposes 4 Sites For Recreational Shooting
The Bureau of Land Management is proposing four sites for recreational shooting in the Phoenix metro area.
June 3, 2019
Cool Spring Means Rush Of Mexican Grapes Before Threatened Tariffs
The late season surge comes after tomato duties and another 5-percent of threatened tariffs on all Mexican imports.
June 3, 2019
Mexico Aims To Stop Trumps Tariffs Over Immigration
Some of Mexico's highest ranking government officials are in Washington this week, pulling out all the stops in an effort to de-escalate tensions over immigration. They want to keep President Trump from slapping punitive tariffs on all imports.
June 3, 2019
Portrait Artist Injects Diversity Into The Traditional Genre
Portraiture has been a significant part of art for centuries, to the point that, for some, it’s too traditional and associated with older generations rather than our current, more diverse population and culture.
June 3, 2019
To Honor Muhammad Ali, Phoenix Renames Street
Monday, June 3 marks the third anniversary of Muhammad Ali’s death. To honor his legacy, as both a legendary boxer and as a philanthropist, West Merrell Street between Central and Third Avenue in downtown Phoenix will be renamed Muhammad Ali Way.
June 3, 2019
What Does Autonomous Trucking Mean For The Industry?
Waymo announced last week it will restart its self-driving truck program in Arizona. The state has become one of the most common testing grounds for autonomous vehicles in the country since leaders have opened up the roads.
June 3, 2019
Boas: Rep. Kelly Townsend Retaliates Against Critic
When a citizen from Glendale posted on Facebook that Rep. Kelly Townshend "favors child molesters," the Republican lawmaker called the man's employer.
June 3, 2019
9th Circuit Rules Against Libertarians
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld signature requirements that make it harder for Libertarians to get candidates on Arizona ballots, and Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery might have a better chance of getting appointed to the Arizona Supreme Court.
June 3, 2019
BBC Look-Ahead: Trump Visits London
President Donald Trump has landed in London for his state visit with the queen. For more on the president's travel agenda and the U.K.'s reaction, The Show was joined by BBC’s Rich Preston.
June 3, 2019
Q&AZ: Are The 5 Cs Of Arizona Still Relevant?
If you attended elementary school in Arizona, you probably learned about the “5 Cs of Arizona.” Copper, cattle, cotton, citrus and the climate were considered the building blocks of our state’s early economy. One KJZZ listener wanted to know: just how relevant are they today?
June 3, 2019
Ducey Orders Flags At Half Mast To Honor Virginia Beach Victims
Gov. Doug Ducey has ordered flags at state office buildings to be flown at half mast until Tuesday evening to honor the victims of a deadly shooting at a municipal office building in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
June 3, 2019
Biomass Energy Considers Building Plant In Northern Arizona
An alternative energy company based in Oregon is exploring the possibility of opening a plant in northern Arizona.
June 3, 2019
New Phoenix Fire-Police Partnership Credited For Quick Arson Arrests
It was no coincidence investigators quickly made an arrest on an arson suspect wanted after 12 cars caught fire at a Phoenix apartment last week.
June 3, 2019
Arizona Spurs Flock To Fibber Magees For League Final
The UEFA Champions League final may not be the biggest event for Arizona sports fans, but watching the match at Fibber Magee’s Irish Pub in Chandler might change your mind. Fans of the Tottenham Hotspurs F.C. have called this bar their home for four years.
June 3, 2019
State Budgets Bounty Is Actually Smaller Than Appears
This year's Arizona state budget is more than 11 percent higher than last year's, but there's less new spending than there is spending to pay back debt.
June 3, 2019
Tucsons Former Radisson Hotel Reopens To Care For Homeless
After a massive makeover, the former Radisson Hotel in Tucson opens Monday to help ease the city's homeless population.
June 3, 2019
Hemp Legal For Industrial Farmers, But Risks Persist For Growers
Hemp is officially legal for industrial farmers in Arizona to grow. While this could be a big money maker, the risks are just as big.
June 3, 2019
9th Circuit Throws Out Libertarian Suit Against Signature Requirements
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals found against the Arizona Libertarian Party last week in its challenge of a law requiring the party to gather the signatures of one percent of all eligible Arizona voters to qualify for the primary ballot in elections.
June 3, 2019

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