KJZZ News

Halloween Is The Last Day To Mail In Your Ballot
It takes three to five business days for you ballot to arrive to the recorder' office.
Oct. 31, 2018
Can Phoenix’s Sunnyslope Become A Tourist Destination?
Dozens of new restaurants have opened in Phoenix this year. But there's one place attracting some extra attention-not just for its food, but its location. Little Miss BBQ, which came in second in Yelp’s 2018 national ranking of top 100 places to eat, will soon open in central Sunnyslope.
Oct. 31, 2018
For A Child, The Frightening Can Be Fascinating
What’s the scariest thing that could terrorize Mesa, Arizona? A drought? Traffic jams? Try a tentacled monster or maybe a giant ravenous hedgehog. These are all ideas from the imaginations of young authors.
Oct. 31, 2018
Report: Parents Misspend $700,000 In School Vouchers
A state report has found lax oversight continues to allow parents to misspend money from Empowerment Scholarship Accounts meant to support their child’s education.
Oct. 30, 2018
Researcher Battles Bugs Resistant To GMOs
A new study co-authored by a University of Arizona professor shows how the bugs have become resistant to genetically modified cotton.
Oct. 30, 2018
New Options, Insurers For Arizona
Most Arizonans will have new choices when they shop for health insurance on the Affordable Care Act’s marketplace.
Oct. 30, 2018
AZ Candidates With Education Connections
KJZZ compiled data to identify 43 people with ties to education running for office in statewide races and legislative seats, and made it into an interactive graphic.
Oct. 30, 2018
NASA Bids Farewell To Pioneering Planet Hunter
After nine years and more than 500,000 stars observed, NASA’s Kepler space telescope has run out of fuel and is embarking on a well-earned retirement.
Oct. 30, 2018
Concerns After New Airport In Mexico City Gets Canceled
Business leaders fear the impact the cancellation of a new airport in Mexico City might have on the economy and on the commercial relationships with other countries, including the United States.
Oct. 30, 2018
UA Lab: Napping Might Hamper Learning In Children With Down Syndrome
Research shows that sleep helps people of all ages learn and remember, but questions remain as to how. Now, a study in the journal “PNAS” suggests that naps might not benefit everyone equally.
Oct. 30, 2018
"This Is 18" is a new project from the New York Times that explores that question from the point of view of 18-year-old young women all around the world. The result is a moving portrait of what it means to be 18 years old around the world today.
Oct. 30, 2018
Should Clergy Receive Tax Exemptions For Their Housing?
A three-judge panel of the 7th US Circuit Court of Appeals is considering a challenge to the parsonage exemption. Basically, it allows members of the clergy to exempt the value of their home from income if that home is provided by their employer.
Oct. 30, 2018
Why The 14th Amendment Continues To Make Waves
President Donald Trump told TV program “Axios on HBO” that he is looking to unilaterally end birthright citizenship via executive order. But even as the president says our citizenship approach is unconstitutional, the reality is far from that claim.
Oct. 30, 2018
Why The Water Conservation District Board Is Important
To help understand more about the 15-member Central Arizona Water Conservation District Board — and generally what type of candidates are running for it — Rhett Larson, associate professor of law at ASU and a Senior Research Fellow at the Kyl Center for Water Policy, joined The Show.
Oct. 30, 2018
Phoenix Group Launches
Heading into the holiday season, many people look for ways to give back to those in need.
Oct. 30, 2018
Cochise County Sheriff Reacts To Call For Troop Deployment
The so-called caravan of migrants is slowly making its way North to the U.S. border,and President Trump is now calling for the deployment of more than 5,000 troops to the southern border.
Oct. 30, 2018
USMCA Deal Similar To NAFTA, Except In Dispute Settlement
Many have said that the new NAFTA deal that the Trump administration negotiated — dubbed the US-MCA — is not that new at all. They say it’s pretty similar to the old NAFTA agreement, but there is one area that will be different under the new deal — how businesses settle disputes.
Oct. 30, 2018
Can Anything Be Done To Prevent Mass Shootings At Places Of Worship?
In the wake of Saturday’s shooting at the Pittsburgh synagogue, President Trump said if the Tree of Life synagogue had had protection, “the results would have been far better.”
Oct. 30, 2018
A Scary Stay: Opera Writer And Composer Visit Haunted Bisbee Hotel That Inspired Their Work
Call them what you like — ghosts, spirits, haunts, phantoms — October is the time to share their stories.
Oct. 30, 2018
Phoenix Vigil Planned For Victims Of Pittsburgh Shooting
Funeral services for some of the victims of Saturday’s attack at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh are being held Tuesday. And as a display of solidarity with Pittsburgh’s Jewish community, a vigil is taking place Tuesday night in Phoenix at the Cutler Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center.
Oct. 30, 2018

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