KJZZ News

Economic Impact of UA Medical School In Phoenix
Arizona has a shortage of medical professionals, but the increased presence of the University of Arizona’s Medical School in Phoenix is one of the steps intended to remedy that.
Dec. 12, 2014
ASU Second University To Install Prescription Medicine Vending Machines
ASU has become the second university in the nation to put in vending machines that dispense prescription drugs to students.
Dec. 12, 2014
DOJ Case Against Arpaio Could Be Impacted By New Revelations
New questions about whether Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office deputies had a practice of stealing from immigrants and revelations that the sheriff’s office failed to turn over evidence is now impacting a U.S. Department of Justice racial profiling lawsuit against the sheriff.
Dec. 12, 2014
Did You Know: Pleasant Valley War Was Actually A Family Feud
Most people have heard of the Hatfields and McCoys. Arizona has its own version of a violent family feud that lasted nearly a decade.
Dec. 12, 2014
Arizona Storytellers: Dennis Burke
Dennis Burke worked in public relations for a division of Motorola that created communications equipment for the government. Once, this involved researching Motorola’s role in World War Two.
Dec. 12, 2014
Health Watch, No-Burn Day Issued For Phoenix Area Friday
Stagnant air over the Valley has resulted in a health watch being issued by the Department of Environmental Quality.
Dec. 12, 2014
Arizona 17th In Anti-Smoking Efforts For Kids
A new report shows Arizona is ranked 17th in the nation in its efforts to prevent teens from smoking and help smokers quit the habit.
Dec. 12, 2014
Pipeline Break At Grand Canyon Affects Services At Phantom Ranch
A break in a water pipeline at the Grand Canyon is affecting services at Phantom Ranch at the bottom of the canyon. National Parks Service spokeswoman Kirby Lynn Shedlowski says that’s making it tough on visitors planning to stay overnight.
Dec. 12, 2014
Smuggler Sues Over Border Patrol K-9 Bites
A man convicted of smuggling marijuana into the U.S. has filed a lawsuit over injuries he sustained when a trained U.S. Border Patrol K-9 bit him.
Dec. 12, 2014
Arizona Storytellers: Dennis Burke
Dennis Burke worked in public relations for a division of Motorola that created communications equipment for the government. Once, this involved researching Motorola’s role in World War II.
Dec. 12, 2014
Robrt Pela: Review of
KJZZ’s theatre critic Robrt Pela reviews "Year of the Rooster," now at Stray Cat Theatre in Phoenix.
Dec. 12, 2014
Arizona Court Of Appeals Decides Not To Retry Milke
Thursday the Arizona Court of Appeals ordered a lower court dismiss charges against a former death row inmate.
Dec. 12, 2014
Tempe Breaks Ground on New Water Testing Lab
A new water testing facility in Tempe will improve operations for safely ensuring residents’ tap water. Not only does the lab now have room to expand, but may be a model for future labs as well.
Dec. 12, 2014
Phoenix Could Sell Downtown Sheraton Hotel
After spending $350 million to build a downtown hotel, the city of Phoenix might sell the building for a massive loss. At least one official said it’s time for the city to put the Sheraton on the market.
Dec. 12, 2014
Mesa Awarded Grant To Expand 911 Pilot Program
Mesa has been experimenting for the past couple of years with a new way of operating its 911 system.
Dec. 11, 2014
Arizona Libraries Evolve For The Future
The University of Arizona’s Knowledge River program has gotten a half-million dollar grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. The more than a decade-old program focuses on teaching library science to people with a commitment to the Latino and American Indian communities.
Dec. 11, 2014
Arizona
Earlier this year, Arizona exhausted its share of a federal program that paid hospitals and some other providers back, for the cost of treating undocumented immigrants.
Dec. 11, 2014
Valley Schools Facing Budget Cuts In Several Areas
Some Valley school districts are facing budget cuts after voters defeated overrides in last month’s election. That’s on top of cuts to the schools made by the state over the past few years and a court ruling that found lawmakers have shorted schools on voter-approved money.
Dec. 11, 2014
Bleacher Report
As the National Football League continues its bid to dominate television on as many nights as possible, the Arizona Cardinals make their first appearance of 2014 on Thursday Night Football this evening in St. Louis.
Dec. 11, 2014
U.S. Conference Of Mayors Release Survey On Hunger And Homelessness
Even though the recession officially ended a few years ago, the U.S. economy, from the municipal to the federal level, is retaining an air of sluggishness.
Dec. 11, 2014

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