KJZZ News

Holocaust Instruction Bill Passes House Education Committee
A bill that would require students to learn about the Holocaust and other genocides passed the House Education Committee Monday.
Jan. 28, 2020
The Takeaway: Is the World Prepared for the Next Pandemic?
As fears over the spread of the coronavirus continue to grow, it raises questions about how prepared countries around the world are for the next pandemic.
Jan. 28, 2020
Dairy Food Manufacturers Eager To Use CBD In Their Products
Would you eat ice cream infused with CBD? How about CBD creamer in your coffee? A conference for the International Dairy Foods Association is in Phoenix this week, and cannabidiol is a hot topic. CBD is a chemical in hemp and marijuana, but on its own doesn’t lead to a “high.”
Jan. 28, 2020
Arizonans Consumed 83 Tons Of Medical Pot Last Year
A new report from the state Department of Health Services shows, last year Arizonans legally consumed twice the amount of marijuana they did two years ago.
Jan. 28, 2020
University of Arizona Cancels Chinese New Year Festival Due To Coronavirus
Due to the recent spread and concerns about the Wuhan Coronavirus, the University of Arizona has canceled its Chinese New Year Festival.
Jan. 28, 2020
Rez Rizing App Connects Native Businesses To Users
In Navajo, there’s no word for “entrepreneur.” A recent survey found many Navajos have negative associations with the term. The survey was done as part of an effort to try to help struggling Navajo businesses expand their reach and find new customers. A new app connects Native-owned businesses with consumers. With Yelp and Google Business, many Native American entrepreneurs face obstacles.
Jan. 28, 2020
Valley Metros New App Sends Construction Updates
Valley Metro launched a new smartphone app Monday with updates of the South Central Extension of the light rail. Users can access an interactive map of the construction area, links to Valley Metro’s social media accounts and a contact form to submit concerns.
Jan. 27, 2020
Supreme Court Allows Enforcement Of New Green Card Rule
The U.S. Supreme Court has let the Trump administration’s so-called public-charge rule take effect while the legal fight over it continues.
Jan. 27, 2020
Study Documents 18 Ocelots Living Near U.S.-Mexico Border
An endangered species that has been spotted in southern Arizona is living undisturbed south of the border. The ocelot is a medium-sized species of Leopard that can be found as far north as southern Arizona and Texas and as far south as northern Argentina.
Jan. 27, 2020
Phoenix To Hold Final Meetings On Trash Rates
The Phoenix City Council is getting close to making a decision on increasing waste fees, and the community only has a couple meetings left to voice their opinions. Two public meetings remain in north and south Phoenix to discuss the potential rate changes for waste management at single-family homes.
Jan. 27, 2020
Travelers Can Stay In Traditional Navajo Hogans On Airbnb
Winter and spring are the busiest seasons of the year for visitors escaping the cold for sunny Arizona. And for those wanting a more rustic experience, several traditional Diné homes on the Navajo Nation have increased in popularity. More than 50 different homes, sheep camps and hogans on the Navajo reservation are becoming popular places to stay for tourists.
Jan. 27, 2020
Republic Reporter Describes Scene In D.C. During Impeachment Trial
The impeachment trial continues today in the Senate, as President Trump’s defense team prepares for its second day of arguments. The Show talked to the Arizona Republic’s John D’Anna in Washington, D.C., for a look at the atmosphere there as this news is digested.
Jan. 27, 2020
Maricopa County Agrees To Pay Other Sides Legal Costs In Racial Profiling Case
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors has approved a $185,000 payment tied to a long-running racial profiling case against the Sheriff’s Office, and the money is to help cover the other side’s legal costs to fight an appeal by the county.
Jan. 27, 2020
Fight At Private Florence West Prison Injures 7
The Arizona Department of Corrections says a fight at a private prison Friday night injured seven people. A spokesman for the department said 150 people were either actively watching or engaged in a fight at the Florence West prison, which is a private facility run by the GEO Group.
Jan. 27, 2020
Gallery Owner Nicole Royse: Made In Arizona
It’s time to hear from the next maker in our Made in Arizona series. Nicole Royse is not our traditional maker. She’s not an artist herself but instead a maker of an arts community. She’s the owner of Royse Contemporary, a Scottsdale Gallery that showcases local, current Arizona artists.
Jan. 27, 2020
9th Circuit Strikes Down AZ Ballot Harvesting Ban
Arizona's law making it a crime to return someone else's early ballot is illegal, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday. The 2016 law banned third parties from collecting voters' mail-in ballots and dropping them off at the polls.
Jan. 27, 2020
Dr. Joseph Sirven: Heart Disease In U.S. Shows Rates Are Up
A new analysis of heart disease in this country shows rates are up — even in places that are usually considered "healthy." For more on why — and what needs to happen to reverse it — The Show spoke with Mayo Clinic neurologist and KJZZ’s Medical Commentator Dr. Joseph Sirven.
Jan. 27, 2020
AZ GOP Committee Meeting: Impeachment, Trump Economy And Future Of AZ GOP
At the Arizona GOP committee meeting, speakers had a lot to say about impeachment, the Trump economy, and the dangers Republicans say they face if Democrats are allowed to win.
Jan. 27, 2020
Boas: The Phoenix City Council T-Shirt Wars
The Phoenix council has undergone significant changes in recent years, and that included the presence of longtime community activist Carlos Garcia. Garcia has been outspoken about police brutality and wears T-shirts that include a specific, related message. Garcia wrote a column that was printed in the Arizona Republic op-ed page in response to a column by the Editorial Page Director Phil Boas.
Jan. 27, 2020
AZ Lawmakers To Consider Tax Increase For Education, Alternatives To Paying Traffic Tickets
Full committee agendas await state lawmakers as they come back to the Capitol. Among the issues they'll be considering: education funding, English immersion programs, and a potential new alternative for residents who get traffic tickets. Howie Fischer of Capitol Media Services joined The Show.
Jan. 27, 2020

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