KJZZ News

The Takeaway: Tallahassee Shooting — The Link Between Right Wing Extremism And Misogyny
Last week, there was yet another violent attack from a self-proclaimed misogynist who left behind a trail of racist and sexist social media posts where he went off on women, black people and immigrants. The gunman entered a yoga studio in Tallahassee and shot six people, killing two.
Nov. 5, 2018
Green Party Candidate Drops Out Of AZ Senate Race
Green Party candidate Angela Green dropped out of the Arizona Senate race late last week. While third-party candidates often poll better than they actually perform on Election Day, in a race as close as the one for Arizona’s senate seat: every vote counts.
Nov. 5, 2018
Arizona Election Day 2018: How To Find Your Polling Place
The Arizona Secretary of State's Office is making a final push to inform voters ahead of Election Day. If you're not one of the nearly 1 million Arizonans who already sent in their mail-in ballot, you can still vote in person on Nov. 6.
Nov. 5, 2018
Some Latinos Not Comfortable Talking About Alzheimers
Talking about Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias is tough. But for some Spanish speaking families, the conversation doesn’t even happen.
Nov. 5, 2018
Tomatoes From Mexico Brought U.S. Economy $4.8B
A new study by the University of Arizona looked at how imported tomatoes from Mexico, affect the U.S. economy. The U.S. imported 3.4 billion pounds of those tomatoes in 2016.
Nov. 5, 2018
U.S. Asks Asylum-Seekers To Wait Amid Record Homicides In Tijuana
President Trump is urging a “migrant caravan” to apply for asylum in Mexico rather than in the U.S., amid unprecedented dangers there. KPBS looks at the asylum-seekers already stuck in Tijuana, waiting for their turn to enter the San Ysidro Port of Entry.
Nov. 5, 2018
Arizona Gas Prices May Drop, But Not Significantly
Nationwide, gas prices are expected to drop dramatically in the next week or so, but that may not be the case.
Nov. 5, 2018
The Coral Triangle Of The Western Pacific Flourishing
For years, marine biologists were baffled by the diversity of the Coral Triangle in the western Pacific Ocean. Finally, a research team from the University of Arizona has found an answer.
Nov. 5, 2018
Some Alzheimers Organizations Use Movie Coco To Engage Latinos
Nearly a year after the movie "Coco" was released, some aging and dementia organizations are still talking about the film, because it hit on a topic that some Latino families don’t want to talk about: dementia.
Nov. 5, 2018
National Cancer Institute Grants $10.8M To ASU Professor
The National Cancer Institute has awarded a major grant to an Arizona State University professor. The grant is part of a new initiative to profile tumors before they become cancerous.
Nov. 4, 2018
Prescribed Fires Scheduled Near Payson
A prescribed fire is scheduled near Payson on Monday if conditions allow. Punky Moore with the Tonto National Forest, explained how these controlled burns prevent larger wildfires.
Nov. 4, 2018
Backyard Fires, Fireworks Affect Air Pollution
Last year, Arizona set records for air pollution due to a mix of weather conditions, backyard fires and fireworks.
Nov. 4, 2018
Eligible Community College Students Can Now Transfer To CA University
The out-of-state transfer agreement means eligible community college students can get guaranteed fall admission at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles.
Nov. 2, 2018
Report Details E. Coli Outbreak Stemming From Yuma Area
The full report says the pathogen could have come from the waste of a nearby large concentrated animal feeding operation (CAFO). Some Arizona growers have tripled buffer zones between their lettuce crops and the CAFOs to be 1,200 feet.
Nov. 2, 2018
Pumpkin Smash In Tucson Keeps Pumpkins Out Of The Landfill
If you still have pumpkins laying around the house, you may not want to toss them in the trash. Those leftover jack-o’-lanterns can serve as compost. Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona is hosting a “pumpkin smash” this weekend.
Nov. 2, 2018
ABOR Holds Meeting Amid UA Recruitment Scandal
An ESPN “Outside the Lines” investigation found at least 13 phone calls from head men’s basketball coach Sean Miller’s cellphone ties him to a man recently convicted on federal pay-for-play charges.
Nov. 2, 2018
AZ Rabbi Looks Toward First Shabbat Since Pittsburgh Shooting
The Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh remains a crime scene, but around the country, other synagogues are preparing for Shabbat services Friday and Saturday. In the Phoenix area, Rabbi John Linder is preparing his message to the Valley's Jewish community.
Nov. 2, 2018
KJZZs Friday NewsCap Nov. 2, 2018
Discussing the week in news with Stan Barnes of CopperState Consulting and public policy consultant and former legislative leader Chris Herstam.
Nov. 2, 2018
What Does It Mean To Run Government Like A Business?
Nearly every election cycle gives us the opportunity to hear someone running for office talk about running government like a business. What exactly does that mean? Are we supposed to view that as a positive? Is running government like a business even possible?
Nov. 2, 2018
Do Mail-In Ballots Increase Voter Turnout?
More than half of all the people expected to vote in next week’s midterm elections have already voted, according to the Arizona Secretary of State’s Office. Advocates say that’s a way to increase turnout, but The Show's recent guest said that’s not always the case.
Nov. 2, 2018

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