Grand Canyon University
The business model that takes online tuition and re-invests that money into physical classrooms and dorms. That explosive growth has upset some neighbors, and the university is trying to manage those growing pains.
March 27, 2017
House under construction
A six-figure prize will be up for grabs in a design competition to create an ultra-low energy use home. The city of Phoenix is using leftover federal stimulus funding to launch a contest with the potential to help communities across the Valley.
March 27, 2017

KJZZ News

Bombardier beetle
The bombardier beetle is one of five fauna vying for top prize in a genome sequencing competition. It’s up against a dancing dingo, pink pigeon, sea slug and pit viper.
March 27, 2017
pencils
The state board of education is reviewing public feedback on their proposed A through F school grading system Mondau morning. The meeting comes after a month of public hearings on the program.
March 27, 2017
main street in jerome
The town of Jerome is known for a lot of things, like being the wickedest town in the West, or, at least, it was. Now it’s a popular tourist destination. Much of that has to do with its historical sites, which the Jerome Historical Society has helped preserve over the years, but not every building can be saved.
March 27, 2017
peoria
The Peoria City Council has signed off on spending millions of dollars to expand the Sunrise Mountain Preserve. The roughly 124-acre addition near 91st Avenue and Happy Valley Road comes with a price tag of about $7 million.
March 25, 2017
A judge has sentenced the former manager of a high-school bookstore to a year-and-a-half in prison after the 56-year-old woman pleaded guilty to theft and fraud.
March 25, 2017

NPR News

As we cover conflicts of interest in the Trump administration, a question frequently arises: What parts of the government have the power to hold the president and his appointees accountable on ethics?
March 27, 2017
A woman live-tweeted in disbelief on Sunday as two young girls were turned away for wearing leggings. Why? United, like many airlines, has an enforced dress code for people flying on "buddy passes."
March 27, 2017
"Suddenly everything turned white," one student told local media. A mountaineering training exercise had drawn students and teachers from high schools across the region.
March 27, 2017
A report from the U.N. Refugee Agency shows some surprising trends in the world's refugee crisis.
March 27, 2017
Remember when you were excited to see what's in the mail? These days it seems we're getting fewer letters and more junk, but the U.S. Postal Service will soon let you preview what's coming your way.
March 27, 2017