KJZZ News

Deportee Flight Cancellation To Mexico Brings New Challenges To Migrants
The deportee flights from U.S. to Mexico quietly have been put on hold for more than a year. But now, KJZZ confirms the suspension of that deportation process, bringing new challenges to Mexican deported migrants.
Aug. 8, 2019
Mexico’s Top Immigration Official Reports Overcrowding At Facilities
Mexico’s immigrant detention facilities are crammed with almost 11,000 people, even though their capacity is just below 7,000, the country’s Immigration Commissioner Francisco Garduño said in a presentation at the Interior Ministry this week, the newspaper Reforma reported.
Aug. 8, 2019
Smokey Bear Celebrates 75 Years Of Preventing Fires
Seventy five years ago today, the most famous fictional member of the ursine family made his first public appearance, but there’s still confusion over his name.
Aug. 8, 2019
Does AZ Democratic Party Take Black Voters For Granted?
A racial discrimination verdict has prompted criticism of state Democrats at a time when the nation is scrutinizing the party's relationship with people of color. Rep. Reginald Bolding (D-Phoenix) and Lawrence Robinson, president of the Roosevelt School District Governing Board, join The Show to talk about it.
Aug. 8, 2019
MCSO Screening Inmates, Providing Vaccines For Hep A
The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office is working with the County Department of Health to administer hepatitis A vaccines to people who are booked into jail.
Aug. 8, 2019
Federal Money Allocated To Combat Opioid Crisis In AZ Rural Areas
Arizona is getting almost $6 million in federal money to combat the opioid crisis.
Aug. 8, 2019
Advocate: Trump Inaccurate, Misinformed On Mental Illness
President Trump focused on mental illness following the mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas, over the weekend. But some have criticized such rhetoric for perpetuating stigmas around mental illness and disability.
Aug. 8, 2019
Prescott Lawsuit Vs. Pharmaceutical Companies Back In AZ Court
The city of Prescott’s lawsuit against companies responsible for manufacturing and distributing prescription opiates is headed back to an Arizona court.
Aug. 8, 2019
Some Arizona Cities Denying Firefighters Cancer Claims
Earlier this year, firefighters across Arizona came forward with stories of workers’ compensation claims that had been denied, despite a state law that presumes certain forms of cancer are a result of their workplace conditions.
Aug. 8, 2019
US Military Branches Begin Combat Training Near Tucson
Members from the Air Force, Army, Navy and Marine Corps begin more than two weeks of synchronized combat training at Davis-Montham AFB.
Aug. 8, 2019
Sounds Of The City: Snake Training
Listen to Joe Hymes teach a Venomous Snake Training Course for the Phoenix Herpitological Society.
Aug. 8, 2019
New Poll Shows AZ Voters Support Funding Education, But In Moderation
A new statewide survey shows Arizona voters support funding education, but in moderation and with "results-based funding" tied to academic performance.
Aug. 8, 2019
9th Circuit To Review Whether McSally Can Serve Through 2020
Judges on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals agreed to hold a hearing in November, which could lead to a special election before next year’s primary.
Aug. 8, 2019
Mexican Supreme Court Postpones Ruling On Rio Sonora Disaster Fund
Mexico’s Supreme Court decided Wednesday to hold off on a ruling that could have re-opened a trust fund set up for victims of a major mining spill in Sonora. The decision comes one day after the fifth anniversary of the disaster in the Rio Sonora valley.
Aug. 8, 2019
Arizona Bookbinding Shop Produces Rare, Exquisite Bible
Roswell Bookbinding, based in Maryvale, has been binding the St. John's Bible for the last 10 years. Copies of these heritage editions of the hand-scribed and hand-illuminated texts reside in university libraries, the Library of Congress and the Vatican.
Aug. 8, 2019
Consumer Packaged Goods Industry Is Largest Manufacturing Job Provider In U.S.
The consumer packaged goods industry supports one in 10 American jobs and is the largest manufacturing employer in the United States, according to a report released Tuesday. The report also shows that Arizona’s contribution is very low.
Aug. 8, 2019
AARP Arizona Wants Democratic Candidates To Discuss Retirement Security
As the 2020 Democratic candidates make their pitch to voters, one topic that's not getting a lot of attention is retirement security.
Aug. 7, 2019
Researchers: Dont Use Term High Functioning Autism
You’ve probably heard the term, “high functioning autism,” a term used for people with autism spectrum disorder, who don’t have a cognitive impairment. But a recent study suggests that term should not be used at all.
Aug. 7, 2019
Mexican Trade Official: Tomato Deal At Hand If 100% Inspections Are Dropped
Jesus Seade, Mexico’s chief trade negotiator, said Tuesday that a new tomato suspension agreement could be “at hand.” But only if the U.S. drops its insistence on inspecting 100% of inbound Mexican tomatoes. Mexican growers say that requirement would be logistically impossible.
Aug. 7, 2019
ADOT Closing East Valley Portion Of I-10 This Weekend
ADOT is warning East Valley drivers to expect heavy delays this weekend as a portion of Interstate 10 will be closed from Friday through Monday as crews continue working on Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway.
Aug. 7, 2019

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