KJZZ News

Look out “Serial,” you now have some podcasting competition, courtesy of a southern Arizona town.
Feb. 5, 2015
NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has released a kind of tease — the first photos from its Pluto mission.
Feb. 5, 2015
The director of the state Corrections Department this week started pitching lawmakers on a new 3,000-bed private prison. That plan was met with skepticism from some legislators on both sides of the aisle. But State Senator John Kavanagh, a Fountain Hills Republican, was not one of them.
Feb. 5, 2015
The Southern Arizona town of Tubac has started using a new currency.
Feb. 5, 2015
For many parents, the decision to vaccinate is a frightening one. But instead of skipping vaccines altogether, some parents are opting to following a modified schedule. But there are risks to this “pick and choose” approach.
Feb. 5, 2015
The group Local First Arizona wants to help businesses in the state buy more products and services from other Arizona companies.
Feb. 5, 2015
The NFL season officially ended on Sunday with the Super Bowl and the Patriots have had their victory parade in Boston, but there are still some signs of the big game and the events that led up to it around downtown Phoenix.
Feb. 5, 2015
The Goldwater Institute is asking the United States Supreme Court to review the decision of an Arizona court, upholding the state Board of Cosmetology’s ban on fish pedicures.
Feb. 5, 2015
A Senate panel voted yesterday to increase legislative terms by two years.
Feb. 5, 2015
A state Senate panel yesterday voted to enact Arizona’s first-ever law banning texting while driving.
Feb. 5, 2015
Health officials have confirmed the first pediatric influenza death of the season in Maricopa County.
Feb. 5, 2015
Officials with the Tonto National Forest are under orders to change a proposal allowing the use of helicopters to manage Bighorn Sheep. Environmentalists are applauding the decision.
Feb. 5, 2015
A House panel voted Wednesday to make it easier for Arizonan’s to buy a Tesla.
Feb. 5, 2015
The Navajo County Sheriff’s Office is trying to make Craigslist deals safer.
Feb. 4, 2015
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton’s re-election campaign kicked off on Tuesday night.
Feb. 4, 2015
The W.P. Carey School of Business at ASU is introducing the Large Landowner Initiative, which is intended to combine the interests of the public, the real estate industry and the government, among others.
Feb. 4, 2015
Marijuana has been legalized for either medicinal or recreational use in 23 states and Washington, D.C. The United States Department of Justice recently released a memo saying it would treat American Indian tribes the same way it treats states that have legalized pot.
Feb. 4, 2015
Most, if not all, U.S. presidents see their approval ratings rise significantly after they leave office. Arizona Theatre Company is banking on high approval numbers for its new production, an original called “Five Presidents.”
Feb. 4, 2015
National Geographic explorers Mike Libecki and Cory Richards spent 10 days climbing to the summit of Bertha’s Tower in Antarctica.
Feb. 4, 2015
President Barack Obama’s fiscal year 2016 budget proposal includes a 12 percent increase in funding for Indian Affairs. The Indian Health Service could see an additional $460 million, with some of that money earmarked for projects in Arizona.
Feb. 4, 2015

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