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A groundwater basin underneath northwest Arizona will soon be closely examined to see the effects of future pumping. The Prescott City Council approved a million-dollar contract this week to model the water supply in Big Chino Sub-basin, which comes from the Verde River.
Mar. 3, 2017
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A stretch of Gilbert Road at the Salt River has washed away. And isn’t the first time this has happened.
Mar. 2, 2017
indoor skydiving
Listen to the sounds of Josh Walker and his dad, John, skydiving indoors at iFLY in Scottsdale.
Mar. 2, 2017
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If the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the phrase "Native American fashion" is buckskin and turquoise, there’s a lot more to it. Jessica Metcalfe created a space for them to showcase and sell their work when she started the online store Beyond Buckskin.
Mar. 2, 2017
jaguar
Another jaguar has come through southern Arizona. It's only the third seen in the state since 2011. A trail camera photographed the rare animal in the Dos Cabezas Mountains about 60 miles north of the border in November 2016.
Mar. 2, 2017
There may be more potential to find new treatments for different types of cancer in our four-legged friends than in lab mice and rats. That’s something Nicole Ehrhart, professor of surgical oncology at Colorado State University, studies.
Mar. 2, 2017
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ADOT opened up the field in a contest for you to submit your own potentially-famous safety slogans, and the results are in. KJZZ’s Katherine Fritcke, our Morning Edition producer, made the cut! And she’s here with us now. Katherine, welcome.
Mar. 2, 2017
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Before the 2016 election, we heard a lot about the potential voting power of the “sleeping giant” Latino voters and how Donald Trump’s rhetoric on immigration could awaken it. But after the results were in, they seemed underwhelming. One Arizona Communications Director Pita Juarez disagrees.
Mar. 2, 2017
The changing face of media has created opportunities for some — a chance to hear many different voices and read different perspectives. But it’s also created a different level of confusion for kids and adults.
Mar. 2, 2017
Tempe Town Lake's new dam
If you’ve driven over the Salt River over the past few days, you may have noticed something unusual: water.
Mar. 2, 2017
Federal Courthouse
Plaintiffs and defendants in the Melendres racial profiling case met for a status conference in federal court on Thursday. The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office updated the court on its attempts to come into compliance with the judge’s orders.
Mar. 2, 2017
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There are a lot of good stories and audio to listen to with radio shows and new podcasts. It’d be impossible for any one person to find and listen to all of the good podcasts that are available now.
Mar. 2, 2017
Charlie Vascellaro
It’s officially baseball season in the Valley as the Cactus League spring training gets underway at stadiums Valley-wide. This week, a group of baseball insiders are gathered here in the Valley for the 24th-annual NINE Spring Training Conference to talk about the most prevalent historic research and cultural implications of the game.
Mar. 2, 2017
Football field
When the University of Arizona football team starts its new season this fall, they’ll do so with the first openly gay major college football scholarship player.
Mar. 2, 2017
Sheriff Joe Arpaio
KJZZ's Jimmy Jenkins is outside the federal courthouse before the latest court update in USA v. Arpaio.
Mar. 2, 2017
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A new report has revealed that then-Sen. Sessions met with Russia's ambassador to the U.S. twice last year, information Sessions did not disclose during his confirmation hearing.
Mar. 2, 2017
Riders of the Purple Sage
A truly Western opera has ridden onto stages in the state, as Arizona Opera is presenting the world premiere of "Riders of the Purple Sage," based on Zane Grey’s early twentieth-century novel.
Mar. 2, 2017
Pluto
Astronomers voted on the definition of a planet in 2006 and Pluto didn’t make the cut. Now some scientists are suggesting a simpler and much more inclusive definition.
Mar. 2, 2017
Jamie Thousand
Flagstaff is divided over legislation voters passed in November to raise the minimum wage. It’s creating tension between friends and neighbors in town and people are boycotting certain businesses. Workers say they can’t survive without a higher wage, while business owners say their businesses won’t survive.
Mar. 2, 2017
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State senators voted Wednesday to open a swath of northwest Arizona to electronic billboards.
Mar. 2, 2017

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