KJZZ News

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It’s no secret that Arizona has a problem with teachers. With years of stagnant pay, cuts to education and large class sizes, teacher retention and pay are at crisis levels in our state.
Apr. 21, 2017
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Recently, two different high schools here in the Phoenix area — Hamilton High in Chandler and Mountain Ridge High in Glendale — have had serious allegations of sexual assault surface stemming from hazing rituals.
Apr. 21, 2017
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The Tucson Fire Department is dealing with a tragedy. Last week one of their own committed a murder-suicide at a popular Tucson mall, shocking many of his fellow firefighters.
Apr. 21, 2017
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Saturday will bring a series of gatherings around the country that will, at least in part, focus on concerns about how the Trump administration is acting when it comes to climate change and other areas of science.
Apr. 21, 2017
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On Thursday, a gunman in Paris killed a police officer and seriously wounded two others. French voters will head to the polls on Sunday in their first round of presidential voting.
Apr. 21, 2017
Arizona’s latest unemployment figures suggest the hospitality industry is leading the way when it comes to adding jobs.
Apr. 21, 2017
Arizona is a signature away from imposing its first-ever limits on the use of cell phones by teens. The state House has given its final approval to legislation that says teens with learner's permits can neither text nor make calls from their cell phones while driving.
Apr. 21, 2017
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A measure that would protect student journalists from censorship hit a roadblock in the state legislature.
Apr. 21, 2017
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A federal judge has granted Southwest Airlines’ request to transfer a lawsuit it faces over negotiations with the union representing its mechanics.
Apr. 21, 2017
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Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich joined 10 Republican state attorneys general who are protesting an investigation into Exxon Mobil.
Apr. 21, 2017
Planning experts say Valley cities are hitting a point where relatively young buildings are aging, especially after the housing crisis left many abandoned. Now some West Valley cities, like Peoria, are moving past recession-era problems and zapping blights off the map to bring potential development downtown.
Apr. 21, 2017
Employees at Intel’s Ocotillo campus in Chandler now have it made in the shade. It is a big parking lot. We’re talking 10 acres of concrete. The carport is made up of 30,000 solar modules covering 3,200 spaces.
Apr. 21, 2017
The National Park Service says 85 acres within the Rainbow Bridge National Monument have been designated a "traditional cultural property."
Apr. 21, 2017
Mexico corn
Legislation has been proposed in Mexico City to boycott U.S. corn in response to a suite of economic threats against Mexico voiced by President Donald Trump. A boycott would also hurt U.S. corn growers from the Dakotas to the Midwest to Arizona, California and Texas.
Apr. 21, 2017
A Republican state lawmaker is bucking her own party by standing in opposition to the Arizona’s newly-passed school voucher expansion law. Kate Brophy-McGee is questioning the plan’s logic and its funding methods.
Apr. 20, 2017
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Record-breaking snowfall this winter means those who want to hit the slopes at Arizona Snowbowl now have until May 7. Winter storms brought 328 inches to the area. That was a similar scene at many ski resorts across the West.
Apr. 20, 2017
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Both Mesa PD and the Fire and Medical Departments are hiring more civilians to reduce costs.
Apr. 20, 2017
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If you haven’t been hit with the flu, you just might be out of the woods. The number of lab-confirmed flu cases is down compared to last year at this time.
Apr. 20, 2017
We’re still a couple of months away from our first haboob of the year, and most of us try to avoid being in the middle of the huge dust storms.
Apr. 20, 2017
Who Killed Bob Crane?: The Final Close-Up
Bob Crane was the star of the popular 60s TV show "Hogan’s Heroes," which borrowed from the premise of the film "Stalag 17" and put a group of allied prisoners of war in a German camp.
Apr. 20, 2017

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