KJZZ News

Parkinson’s disease is the second most common neuro-degenerative disease, affecting a high percentage of people over the age of 65. Researchers at the University of Arizona are hoping that by re-purposing an existing drug, they can help more Parkinson’s patients.
Jul. 18, 2018
As we head toward Arizona’s August primary elections, KJZZ's The Show is inviting the candidates in contested races to talk about why they’re running and some of the key issues in their contests.
Jul. 18, 2018
Earlier this month, Grand Canyon University announced it will finally be allowed to convert back to a nonprofit university after 14 years using a for-profit model. The move will cost K-12 schools in Arizona and mean millions in lost tax revenue.
Jul. 18, 2018
At 5 p.m. Wednesday, Phoenix Councilman Daniel Valenzuela will officially lose his City Council title. He's resigning to run for mayor, and isn't the the only person on the council to do so. Councilwoman Kate Gallego will also be resigning.
Jul. 18, 2018
Campaign finance reports show the parent company of the state’s biggest utility has already set aside almost $11 million to spend on elections this year. Most of that is being allocated to defeat a ballot measure that’d require more than half the state’s energy to come from renewable sources by 2030.
Jul. 18, 2018
The trial of Gary Pierce ended Tuesday in a mistrial after jurors deadlocked on charges that he accepted $31,000 in bribes from a water company owner in exchange for favorable regulatory decisions. Katie Campbell of the Arizona Capitol Times talked to the foreperson about the outcome.
Jul. 18, 2018
When heat waves roll in, attention turns to the physical health of children and the elderly. But a new study reveals that extreme heat can also reduce the mental performance of college students.
Jul. 18, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: Why Flip-Flopping Isn
In this week's edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about why flip-flopping is seen as a negative thing, and how re-framing it could help you do better work and overcome your fear of changing your mind.
Jul. 18, 2018
The Takeaway: U.S. On The Sidelines As Japan, EU Announce
A sweeping free-trade agreement announced Tuesday, gives Japan and the European Union open access to each others markets, while the United States waits on the sidelines.
Jul. 18, 2018
Soccer teams and enterprises have found in the American market an attractive field to expand their brands and profits. Among the growing hot spots is Phoenix, which will host a friendly match between Mexico and the U.K. on July 19. But how will this game benefit the teams, the organizers and the city?
Jul. 18, 2018
Texas-based Phillips 66 is venturing into Mexico with three new gas stations in Hermosillo, Sonora. The company hopes to expand to as many as 30 stations in Sonora this year.
Jul. 18, 2018
While Arizona’s two senators came out strongly condemning President Donald Trump’s statements in Helsinki, the state’s House Republicans have been much less forceful.
Jul. 17, 2018
The Arizona Cardinals suspended general manager Steve Keim for five weeks and fined him $200,000 after he pleaded guilty Tuesday to extreme DUI.
Jul. 17, 2018
Remington management has rejected an offer by the Navajo Nation to purchase the gun manufacturer which was reorganizing under Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
Jul. 17, 2018
The destructive progression of Alzheimer’s disease follows the growth and spread of toxic protein clumps in the brain. Now, researchers have wound back the clock to see how these masses get started.
Jul. 17, 2018
A company on the East Coast has acquired a veterinary pharmacy in Arizona. The New Jersey-based company said Diamondback Drugs will stay in Scottsdale, but operate under the name Wedgewood Pharmacy.
Jul. 17, 2018
A pilot project along a major north side thoroughfare could soon mean less "stop" and more "go" for motorists. Maricopa County is almost done installing adaptive traffic lights along Bell Road.
Jul. 17, 2018
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs held a roundtable Tuesday morning on barriers to Native American voting.
Jul. 17, 2018
Rainfall in parts of southern and central Yavapai County has been ongoing for several days. Robert Rickey from the National Weather Service said saturated soil increases the potential for flash floods, especially in areas burned by wildfires.
Jul. 17, 2018
A federal judge declared a mistrial Monday afternoon in the Arizona Corporation Commission bribery case. The move came after all 12 jurors told Judge John Tuchi they were "hopelessly deadlocked'' in their efforts to reach a verdict in the case.
Jul. 17, 2018

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