September 2019

The Show on KJZZ

ASU's campus
Nine Chinese undergrads from ASU were detained at Los Angeles International Airport late last week. The news comes as tensions between the US and China continue to grow. The students, some of who were set to graduate this fall, were sent back to China after U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials denied them reentry.
Sept. 3, 2019
Workers install solar panels
Families and businesses in six states — including Arizona — will be able to rent solar panels, thanks to a new approach by Tesla.
Sept. 3, 2019
Alex Kack Green Shirt Guy
We all know that we’re in the middle of a very divisive political time in America. You can see it everywhere — from cable news to city council meetings.
Sept. 3, 2019
Arizona Republic newspaper
An effort to unionize the Arizona Republic’s newsroom is underway and growing more public. In the latest development, an email from executive editor Greg Burton accusing pro-union staffers of tracking their coworkers was shared with news outlets — including KJZZ.
Sept. 3, 2019
Mail In Ballot
Three states have moved to all mail-in ballots for Election Day. There isn’t anything to indicate that Arizona will follow in their footsteps. But a healthy majority of voters in last week’s Phoenix city election cast their ballots via mail.
Sept. 3, 2019
Light rail train Camelback Rd and 11th Ave
Last week, Phoenix voters easily defeated a ballot measure that would have stopped the expansion of light rail in the city. That means the city can push forward on three light rail extensions stretching into south Phoenix, to the state Capitol and to Metrocenter Mall.
Sept. 3, 2019
911 button on a computer
911 dispatchers are trying to get themselves classified as first responders, and their efforts are taking place on both the local and federal levels.
Sept. 3, 2019