KJZZ News

Coal producers lawsuit claims EPA got the science wrong
A federal appeals court is hearing a legal challenge to the EPA’s plan to regulate carbon monoxide and other greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fired power plants. Coal producers – including Peabody Energy are arguing against the new rules.
Sept. 20, 2013
New apartments to serve downtown Phoenix community
One of the many vacant lots in Downtown Phoenix is under development. Two new apartment buildings will provide a home to college students and people who work downtown. A rendering of the courtyard of the proposed north building to be built in Downtown Phoenix by developer Concord Eastridge.
Sept. 20, 2013
AZ unemployment rate down slightly
Arizona’s unemployment rate dropped slightly in January. It stood at 8.7 percent, which is down .3 from December, but almost .5 higher than the national rate. From Phoenix, KJZZ’s Mark Brodie reports.
Sept. 20, 2013
Record number of users overload Arizonas 511 system
Many people who tried to use Arizona’s 511 system this past weekend couldn’t get the latest road conditions because the phone number and website were at full capacity.  As KJZZ’s Paul Atkinson reports from Phoenix, the system experienced record numbers of users.
Sept. 20, 2013
Obama nominates Pima County judge for U.S. Attorney
President Barack Obama has nominated a Pima County judge to be Arizona’s next U.S. Attorney. From Phoenix, KJZZ’s Steve Goldstein has more. STEVE GOLSTEIN: The nominee is Pima County Superior Court Judge John Leonardo, who began in that position in 1993.
Sept. 20, 2013
Life with Eliane Elias
Tempe, AZ - KJZZ and Blaise Lantana were graced by jazz singer and pianist Eliane Elias. The famed Brazilian discussed traveling and how she and her bass player, Mark Johnson, have their own space for creating and collaborating.
Sept. 20, 2013
Glen Canyon water operations to be reviewed
Federal officials say they've come up with some proposals on how to manage the flow of water at Glen Canyon Dam. KJZZ’s Al Macias reports. AL MACIAS: The timing and volume of water released into the Colorado River from the Glen Canyon Dam in Page affects hydroelectricity, beach recreation, native fish and archaeological sites in the Grand Canyon.
Sept. 20, 2013
Brewers baseball expected to stay in Maryvale until 2023
Spring training baseball could continue in Maryvale for another decade. The Phoenix city council is expected to approve a tentative agreement Tuesday to keep the Milwaukee Brewers in Phoenix. KJZZ’s Al Macias reports.
Sept. 20, 2013
Scam warning issued over bogus US Airways emails
An email scam prompted US Airways to issue an alert today. The Tempe-based airline is warning people to look out for fraudulent emails supposedly send by the company.  From Phoenix, KJZZ’s Paul Atkinson reports.
Sept. 20, 2013

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