KJZZ News

school education classroom
Arizona third graders will soon learn if they are moving on to the next grade. According to results from the, AzMERIT test, fewer than 1,400 of student did not meet the mandatory standard.
Jul. 12, 2016
Delegates have been told to vote for Donald Trump as nominee, or risk losing their credentials to attend. This order has angered Arizona members of the anti-Trump movement.
Jul. 12, 2016
Grand Canyon
While crews work to contain the blaze, a section of the Arizona Trail has been closed.
Jul. 12, 2016
The Goodyear City Council has given final approval to a plan for about 160 new homes in an area where residents worry there aren’t enough fire stations to serve new developments.
Jul. 12, 2016
scientist holding a brain
More women than men are stricken with Alzheimer’s disease. It’s not simply because women live longer than men — on average more than four years. Research is looking into genetic factors and whether hormonal milestones such as puberty, pregnancy and the onset of menopause are triggers.
Jul. 12, 2016
marijuana
Foes of legalizing marijuana for recreational use in Arizona are trying to block voters from getting their say on the measure.
Jul. 11, 2016
hiking
Volunteers leave water and snacks on popular trails to fight dehydration in the summer heat.
Jul. 11, 2016
As we continue our celebration of the working life, we’re looking at the people who do the jobs that you sometimes don’t see or don’t think about.
Jul. 11, 2016
An Arizona State University professor saw an opportunity for innovation in blood testing. Now, he’s received a $1.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health for screening blood with a new, simple test.
Jul. 11, 2016
wetlands and mountains
The Tres Rios Wetlands project was completed by the city of Phoenix in 2010, and has grown beyond expectations.
Jul. 11, 2016
U.S. Capitol Building
Federal budget policy is extremely complicated. A new tool gives all of us the chance to see how policies, such as Social Security and immigration, could affect the federal budget and then, presumably, our own budgets.
Jul. 11, 2016
Recap Friday's protest and rally with KJZZ's Jimmy Jenkins and hear what more needs to happen according to one community leader.
Jul. 11, 2016
Arizona Capitol building
Legislative primaries aren’t until late next month and some of the races won’t even be decided until November. That hasn’t stopped State House Speaker candidates from trying to line up support.
Jul. 11, 2016
One Arizona writer makes the case for Mondays, the day of the week usually accompanied by pessimism and gloom.
Jul. 11, 2016
When faced with death, a person wouldn’t want to be without the belief in a higher being or an afterlife. ASU physicist Lawrence Krauss challenges a similar notion recently in The New Yorker.
Jul. 11, 2016
The Tempe Chamber of Commerce has launched a program to get more businesses across the state to reduce their environmental impact. It’s designed to attract single proprietors all the way up to companies with thousands of employees.
Jul. 11, 2016
Christopher Simcox
A former border vigilante convicted of sex crimes against a child has been sentenced to 19 and a half years in prison.
Jul. 11, 2016
The Goodyear city council may sign off Monday night on about 160 new homes in an area where residents worry development has expanded faster than fire service.
Jul. 11, 2016
SRP
During forest restoration projects plant debris is often left behind. Now, one local utility it looking to make left over wood and leaves worth something.
Jul. 11, 2016
The startup that pushed Arizona politicians to change state law so people could get blood tests without a doctor’s order may be forced to close its lab in Scottsdale.
Jul. 11, 2016

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