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Some of the Republicans in Arizona’s congressional delegation say they can’t wait to begin the new legislative year with their party in control of both the House and the Senate.
January 02, 2015
The pilot who was killed in the crash of a helicopter leased by a southern Arizona sheriff's department was a retired police officer in a Phoenix suburb.
January 02, 2015
Lake Havasu City plans to use Police Department divers to recover broken London Bridge pieces that fell into a Lake Havasu channel as a result of a Dec. 12 automobile accident.
January 02, 2015
The cost of groceries could continue to go up in 2015, according to the Arizona Farm Bureau but spokeswoman Julie Murphree says Arizona-grown commodities will help you cut food costs.
January 02, 2015
A newly elected Arizona lawmaker says he's drafting legislation to add a "non-citizen" designation on driver's licenses issued to young immigrants participating in a federal program enabling them to avoid deportation
January 02, 2015
A renewable energy power plant has started generating electricity in northwest New Mexico. It uses wind to create power for PNM one of New Mexico’s largest utilities.
January 02, 2015
Some U.S. banks are closing the accounts of certain customers to stay in line with anti-money laundering regulations. But it’s taking a toll on legitimate border business.
January 02, 2015
The Arizona Cardinals go into Saturday's NFC playoff game against Carolina without quarterback Drew Stanton. Coach Bruce Ariens said Stanton isn’t ready to play after suffering a knee injury.
January 02, 2015
Not everyone is complaining about the cold weather covering Arizona, and you may be surprised to hear it’s not just ski resorts. Lower temperatures may be helping Yuma produce growers.
January 01, 2015
We had what was easily the toughest assignment of either of our careers, touring and tasting our way through the heart of Cold Stone Creamery. But, never fear, they did not just let us loose among the pints.
January 01, 2015
If it weren’t for air conditioning, most of us probably wouldn’t live in the Valley. However, climate control is one of the main contributors to electric bills. And as winter approaches, heating costs can add to that burden.
January 01, 2015
A new exhibit at the Heard Museum looks at the evolution of games and sports among American Indians and their participation in professional sports.
January 01, 2015
Early next year, SpaceX is scheduled to launch, headed to the International Space Station. And among all the cargo and everything else on that mission — will be a worm.
January 01, 2015
The Navajo Nation will hold a special election for the tribal presidency next summer. The move comes after the Nov. 4 general election was postponed.
January 01, 2015
Sky Schaudt joined KJZZ in 2015 as the Digital Media Editor for Science and Innovation.
January 01, 2015
Shannon’s Law, named for 14-year-old Shannon Smith who was killed by a stray bullet, makes it a felony to shoot a gun in the air. Despite the stiff penalty, celebratory gunfire is still a problem. But the number of incidents over New Year’s Eve was down.
January 01, 2015
A major winter storm swept through much of the state Wednesday, dumping plenty of snow across Arizona. While it wasn’t unusual for places like Flagstaff to get as much snow as it did, snow fell in places that typically don’t see that much white stuff.
January 01, 2015
2014 started out pretty dry across the state. That is, until the monsoon season kicked in. But several rain events, including September’s rainstorm which flooded one Valley freeway and several neighborhoods, helped make up for some of the shortfalls.
January 01, 2015
People with post-traumatic stress disorder are eligible for a medical marijuana card in Arizona starting Jan. 1, but the Arizona Department of Health isn’t expecting a big increase in applicants.
January 01, 2015
The minimum wage increases slightly in Arizona to $8.05 an hour starting in the New Year. Some workers will be receiving an additional 15 cents an hour.
January 01, 2015

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