KJZZ News

Fire At Nuclear Waste Site
A fire broke out in an underground nuclear waste repository in southeastern New Mexico on Wednesday morning. No radioactive material has been affected, but all employees were evacuated.
Feb. 5, 2014
Archaeologist William Saturno Visits
Archaeologist William Saturno has led excavations in Mexico, Belize, Guatemala and Honduras.
Feb. 5, 2014
Modifying The Legislative Session Length
When the legislative session gets started, there is informal chatter and maybe even some side bets about how long it is going to last.
Feb. 5, 2014
Independent Voters Grow In Arizona
This year's gubernatorial race is shaping up to be one of Arizona's more competitive ones in several elections, especially in the Republican primary.
Feb. 5, 2014
Study: Arizona
Concerns about local and state pension systems has been a national issue. The city of Phoenix recently had conflict among its councilmembers about what should be done to keep the system solvent.
Feb. 5, 2014
APS Deals With New Solar Customer Fee
Last year, Arizona Public Service asked the Arizona Corporation Commission for the chance to charge its solar customers more.
Feb. 5, 2014
Quiet Technology Air Tours Increasing At Grand Canyon
Air tours of Grand Canyon National Park are on the increase.
Feb. 5, 2014
Scottsdale City Council Approves Over $12 Million In Changes To TPC
The Phoenix Open came to a close Sunday, and now its host golf course will be getting a face lift.
Feb. 5, 2014
Small Plane Crashes Near Deer Valley Airport, 3 Hospitalized
Three people are hospitalized after the crash of a small plane Tuesday, near the Deer Valley Airport.
Feb. 5, 2014
Texas-Based Company Recalls 16,000 Pounds Of Meat
Arizonans are being urged to be on the lookout for beef from a Texas-based company that has recalled nearly 16,000 pounds of its product, over concerns of e-coli contamination.
Feb. 5, 2014
Study Finds Direct Link Between Sugary Diets And Fatal Cardiac Disease
A new study shows a link between heart disease and sugar intake.
Feb. 5, 2014
Measure Aims To End Puppy Mills
Arizona’s ban on roadside pet sales would be expanded statewide under legislation given the unanimous approval on Tuesday of the House Water and Agriculture Committee.
Feb. 5, 2014
McCain Supports Brain Health Study He Says Is Essential To Future Of Boxing
Arizona Senator John McCain is joining Senate President Harry Reid, doctors from the Cleveland Clinic, the world’s two premiere boxing and four mixed martial arts groups, to support a brain trauma study by the noted medical center.
Feb. 5, 2014
House Committee Votes To Allow Refusal Of Service Based On Religious Beliefs
The measure expands existing protections to people with sincerely held religious beliefs to those facing civil suits from people claiming to be the victims of discrimination.
Feb. 5, 2014
Environmentalists Sue Fort Huachuca
Environmental groups are suing the U.S. Army post at Fort Huachuca over its impact on the San Pedro River.
Feb. 5, 2014
Southwest To Offer Direct Flights To Phoenix From Dallas
A decades-long fight over long-haul flights out of Dallas’ Love Field will come to an end for Southwest Airlines this October. Phoenix will be one of those cities to benefit from the new non-stop flights.
Feb. 4, 2014
House Panel Wants Voters To Reauthorize Ballot Measures
An Arizona House committee on Tuesday passed a resolution that could force voters to reapprove ballot referenda and initiatives every eight years, if they require the state to spend money.
Feb. 4, 2014
Fire Destroys Pinal County Elections Equipment
Pinal County has lost virtually all of its elections equipment to a fire.
Feb. 4, 2014
Legislative Panel Advances Changes
Specialty license plates in Arizona would have to have a more standard design, under a measure approved by a state Senate committee Tuesday.
Feb. 4, 2014
Caroll Spinney On Big Bird And Oscar The Grouch
"Oscar (the Grouch) was a harder one for me initially, because I had never did a big, rough, tough guy’s voice." Interview by James Sullivan, 2006.
Feb. 4, 2014

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