KJZZ News

How Arizonans Can Help Save Monarch Butterflies
To help the declining population of monarch butterflies, the Arizona Game and Fish Department is seeking volunteers to help plant milkweed this fall.
Aug. 19, 2019
Trade War With China Hurts AZ Pecan Farmers
Arizona's pecan farmers are expecting to lose up to 60% of their sales thanks to the trade war with China.
Aug. 18, 2019
It’s Getting [Record] Hot In Here
Valley residents will be plagued with very hot temperatures and air quality alerts this week with a chance of a record high temperature.
Aug. 18, 2019
McSally, Kelly Share Similar Goal Of Bipartisan Gun Legislation
Arizona's 2020 U.S. Senate Candidates seem to agree on one thing: gun control legislation must be bipartisan.
Aug. 18, 2019
AZ May Get New Legal Protections Against Facial Recognition
A new federal court ruling coupled with a provision in the state constitution could give Arizonans new legal protections against the use of software by private firms that captures and stores facial images.
Aug. 17, 2019
Court: Minor Leaguers Must Be Paid For Spring Training
A federal appeals court has given a key victory to players on minor league teams the right to sue to be paid the minimum wage while they're in spring training in Arizona.
Aug. 17, 2019
Allegiant Expands Flight Service, Name Recognition
Allegiant announced plans this week to add new flights from Phoenix Mesa Gateway Airport and Tucson International.
Aug. 17, 2019
Tucson Sanctuary City Initiative Will Go to Voters
Local Republican organizers sought to keep the initiative from reaching the ballot in November. They sued in Pima County, and Friday afternoon, a judge threw out their argument. Judge Douglas Metcalf said in the ruling that the local GOP effort arguing there weren't enough valid signatures to make the initiative go to the ballot was wrong.
Aug. 16, 2019
Skimmers Using Bluetooth To Steal Card Info At Gas Pumps
Credit card skimmers can now steal card information at gas pumps using Bluetooth technology. Fueling stations have been replacing the old equipment with newer and more secure credit-card readers.
Aug. 16, 2019
Customs Reporting Computer Issue Affecting International Travelers
Customs and Border Protection is reporting a computer issue that has affected international travelers arriving at airports across the United States.
Aug. 16, 2019
New U.S. Ambassador Touches Down In Mexico City
The new U.S. ambassador to Mexico arrived in Mexico City on Friday to fill a key diplomatic role that will put him at the center of continued disputes between the two countries on trade and immigration.
Aug. 16, 2019
Bill Would Address Underfunded Native Programs
Federal lawmakers proposed a bill Friday to address broken treaty promises to tribal nations. The legislation is a response to last year’s report by the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights that revealed chronic underfunding of federal programs designed to support tribes.
Aug. 16, 2019
Tempe Hosts Event For Homeless People With Pets
The city’s homeless outreach team is partnering with the Arizona Animal Rescue Mission and BELLA Project to provide free microchipping, food, snacks and even booties to protect the paws of dogs. It's taking place at the First United Methodist Church in downtown Tempe.
Aug. 16, 2019
Tracing The Migrant Journey: On The Ground In Guadalajara, Mexico
During the month of August, reporters from KJZZ's Fronteras Desk will be taking us to some of the key places migrants are traveling in hopes of a better life in the U.S. Kendal Blust takes us to a place where many asylum seekers are staying instead of heading north — Guadalajara, Mexico.
Special Report: Tracing The Migrant Journey
Aug. 16, 2019
KJZZs Friday NewsCap Aug. 16, 2019
To talk about the governor’s reaction to proposed changes to how green cards are issued and more, former state lawmaker David Lujan, with the Arizona Center for Economic Progress, and former state schools superintendent Jaime Molera with the firm Molera Alvarez joined The Show.
Aug. 16, 2019
Monsoon Stories 2019: Acoustic Ecology
This year, for KJZZ's "Monsoon Stories" series, we’re zeroing in on the ways that the monsoon season awakens our senses. This week, we bring you another look at how the monsoons sound. This is radio after all.
Aug. 16, 2019
McSally Backs Trump, Israel’s Ban On American Congresswomen
Sen. Martha McSally has spoken out against Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib for their criticism of Israel and in support of their initial ban from entering the country for an official visit.
Aug. 16, 2019
Tempe Adopts Rules For Electric Scooters
“Ultimately, I think riding bikes and scooters in the city of Tempe will be safer tomorrow than it is today as a result of this ordinance,” said Councilman Randy Keating.
Aug. 16, 2019
New Rules About Legal Immigration Could Hurt Older Immigrants
On Monday, the Trump administration announced it would look at whether people who entered the U.S. legally and are seeking permanent status received public assistance when deciding whether to grant legal status -- the new rules could hurt older immigrants and those who care for Arizona’s aging population.
Aug. 16, 2019
Study: Older Adults Prefer To View World Through Positive Filter
A new study from the University of Southern California examined how older adults see the world compared to their younger counterparts. Turns out, older adults actually prefer to view their world through a positive filter.
Aug. 16, 2019

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