April 2019

Barrett Marson and Mike O'Neil
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discussed the week in news with pollster Mike O'Neil and Barrett Marson of Marson Media.
April 19, 2019
person using a phone while driving
A proposal banning the use of hand-held cellphones by drivers across Arizona is on the way to Republican Gov. Doug Ducey's desk following a vote by the Arizona House.
April 18, 2019
Sign at Dutch Bros.
Usually when a business has to close its doors, it’s because it’s not bringing in enough people. But one Dutch Bros. stand has the opposite problem.
April 18, 2019
Noel Campbell
Later this hour, the Arizona House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on a few bills that deal with texting while driving. One is a general ban on using hand-held cell phones, except when drivers are parked or at a stop light or railroad crossing. Another bill deals more broadly with distracted driving.
April 18, 2019
Alvaro Martinez and Christopher Frias
How can someone be both privileged and poor? That’s the question Harvard researcher Anthony Jack is hoping you’ll ask when you take a look at his work.
April 18, 2019
LUCHA rally
LUCHA, which stands for Living United for Change in Arizona, says their organization has proposed sentencing reforms — and Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery has opposed them every step of the way.
April 18, 2019
high school lockers
The city of Tucson has been highlighted in a new report by the Center for Promise — part of the America’s Promise Alliance. It's called "More Than a Village" and focuses on Tucson's efforts to reengage with students in their high school experiences and reduce the number of permanent dropouts.
April 18, 2019
The influx of migrants to Arizona’s border cities is overwhelming the shelters and services that help them. Yuma’s mayor Doug Nicholls just declared an emergency in that city as a result. Now, Gov. Ducey is pledging state help for Yuma. So, how are other cities in Arizona preparing and dealing with this issue?
April 18, 2019
earthquake map
A wet winter has alleviated drought conditions in California. Scientists say it’s the first time since 2011 that that’s been the case. But, the Golden State is facing another kind of drought — the lack of an earthquake with a magnitude of six or stronger, although there was a magnitude 2.9 temblor near Berkeley last week.
April 18, 2019
Newspapers
President Donald Trump hasn’t been shy about invoking the phrase “enemy of the people” when it comes to reporters and journalists as part of his criticism of coverage that he doesn’t deem favorable.
April 18, 2019

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