KJZZ News

How Does Religion Shape Modern American Politics?
The intersection of religion and politics has been a part of the U.S. since the dawning of the new nation in the late 18th century. To what extent is the separation of church and state an actual reality, and how many Americans truly believe it should be the case?
Oct. 24, 2018
McCain Institute Director Explains Call For
The McCain Institute is calling for “mavericks” to cast their votes for human rights this midterm election. Kurt Volker, executive director of the McCain Institute, joined The Show to talk about the campaign.
Oct. 24, 2018
Slackliner Walks On Tightrope Between 2 Balloons
Think for a moment about your morning. Maybe you woke up, ate breakfast, commuted to work. Well, Niklas Winter spent his morning preparing to walk across a slackline suspended between two hot air balloons. Now that’s a way to start the day.
Oct. 24, 2018
Election Cybersecurity A Concern Among State Officials
It’s just a few weeks until midterm election day on November 6. But, as you’re making decisions about who to vote for, the president of the National Association of Secretaries of State recently said that cybersecurity is keeping many of them up at night.
Oct. 24, 2018
Corp Comm Candidates Weigh In On Ethics Code, Renewable Energy
Tuesday afternoon, KJZZ hosted a debate among the four Arizona Corporation Commission candidates — Democrats Sandra Kennedy and Kiana Maria Sears, and Republicans Rodney Glassman and Justin Olson.
Oct. 24, 2018
Revisiting Sandra Day O
This week, retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor announced she is withdrawing from public life.
Oct. 24, 2018
Survey: More Skeptical Of Claims Against Harassment
In a year in which we’ve seen countless powerful men taken down by women who accused them of sexual harassment or assault — #MeToo story after #MeToo story — you might expect people’s attitudes toward victims of sexual harassment have softened.
Oct. 24, 2018
Bennett Turns To Courts To Reimburse Campaign Expenses
Former Arizona gubernatorial candidate Ken Bennett is making one last legal effort to get the public to reimburse him for campaign expenses. Bennett is asking a judge to order state and county election officials to allow him to prove disqualified signatures are legitimate
Oct. 24, 2018
Researchers Crowdsource Ethics For Self-Driving Cars
The artificial intelligence that guides self-driving cars will need to clear moral guidelines on how to make life-or-death decisions. But can we all agree on what those rules should be? A new study tried to find out.
Oct. 24, 2018
Two Guys on Your Head: Metaphors And Framing Discourse
Many times we use metaphors not only to illustrate what we are talking about but also to denote that we belong in a certain group. In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about the psychology of metaphors and framing discourse.
Oct. 24, 2018
The Takeaway: With Midterm Elections In Sight, Record Amounts Of Money Spent On Campaign Ads
With the midterm elections less than two weeks away, candidates for office and political groups are pouring record amounts of money into campaign ads.
Oct. 24, 2018
Brnovich Vs. Contreras: A Look At Arizona
At an interview on a Friday in his office, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich wore a blue suit, red tie and black Nikes. I complimented his shoes and Brnovich said they get him flack from fellow Republicans. For Brnovich, the culture war over Colin Kaepernick does not tip the scale against being fiscally conservative.
Oct. 24, 2018
AZ Sake Brewer Discovers Perfect Formula
Atsuo Sakurai has made a successful business out of Holbrook where he found the dry, Arizona air and groundwater makes for very good American sake.
Oct. 24, 2018
Phoenix Aviation Department To Buy, Lease More Land
Phoenix’s Aviation Department gets a green light to buy and lease land owned by the Aviation Department.
Oct. 24, 2018
Bernie Sanders Stumps For David Garcia In AZ
Bernie Sanders was in Arizona Tuesday, speaking to crowds in Tucson and Tempe. The Vermont senator and former presidential candidate stumped at rallies for David Garcia, the Democrat running for governor.
Oct. 23, 2018
More Arizona Tribes Given Access To Crime Database
A federal program for Native American tribes to access national crime information databases is expanding.
Oct. 23, 2018
Trial Pushed For Man Accused Of Making Illegal Ammo
The trial has been pushed back from this month to next year for a Mesa man whose fingerprints were found on unfired ammunition at the scene of the 2017 deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas.
Oct. 23, 2018
Cannabis Case Leaves Arizona Dispensaries And Patients In Limbo
The arrest of a medical marijuana patient in Arizona has sparked a legal fight that could criminalize thousands of patients and businesses. It's now headed for the state's highest court.
Part 1: Concern And Confusion → | Part 2: One Man's Arrest
Oct. 23, 2018
Recent Salmonella Outbreak Infects 120 People Nationwide
The Arizona Department of Health Services recently confirmed 21 cases of salmonella illness linked to raw beef products recalled earlier this month.
Oct. 23, 2018
Grand Canyon Superintendent Under Investigation
The National Park Service plans to reassign the Grand Canyon superintendent amid a federal investigation. The agency would not say what those allegations are.
Oct. 23, 2018

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