KJZZ News

A Valley Space For Working Women
Women in the workplace, whether they’re experienced business people or just getting started, still face huge challenges. So what if there was a coworking space just for females that could help women succeed?
Oct. 23, 2014
Riding In The 1.5 Million-Mile Vehicle
Have you ever had a buddy whose chest puffed out as he told you about how his favorite car — the first new one he ever bought — had just hit 200,000 miles on the odometer?
Oct. 23, 2014
National Priorities Project Creates Site To Track Federal Funds By State
Budgets can be kind of mind-numbing to look at, so a lot of people may not know where a government gets its money or how it spends that cash. The National Priorities Project is trying to change that.
Oct. 23, 2014
Tucson Removes Criminal History Question From Job Applications
Tucson is changing its job applications. The city is removing the question about a candidate’s criminal history.
Oct. 23, 2014
Marijuana Legalization Supporters Adding More Money To Campaign Coffers
Throughout the election season, lots of groups have given lots of money to lots of candidates. But those groups supporting legalization of marijuana are starting to give a little more than they have in the past.
Oct. 23, 2014
Arizona Sees First Confirmed Case Of Enterovirus D68
The first case of Enterovirus has been confirmed in Arizona. The child, from Maricopa County, was hospitalized and has since recovered and been released. So now that EV-D68 is here, what does this news means to the parents of children and infants who could be at risk?
Oct. 23, 2014
Three Arizona Tribes Awarded $600,000 In Federal Education Funds
Three tribes in Arizona have been awarded more than $600,000 to fund their education systems. The money is intended to support tribal control of their reservation's schools.
Oct. 23, 2014
Voters To Decide On A Pay Raise For State Lawmakers
One of the items on this year's ballot is proposition 304, which would raise the salary for Arizona's legislators from $24,000 a year to $35,000 a year.
Oct. 23, 2014
HoHoKam Stadium Getting More Than A Facelift For Oakland A
The World Series and the Arizona Fall League are both underway, but some Valley baseball fans are already looking ahead to Spring Training. And, if you’re an Oakland A’s fan, you’ve got a new spring home to look forward to.
Oct. 23, 2014
Attorneys For The State Want Revenge Porn Lawsuit Dropped
The Arizona Attorney General’s office is asking a federal court to dismiss a lawsuit challenging Arizona’s so called revenge porn law.
Oct. 23, 2014
Prop 480 Proposes To Build A New Hospital In Maricopa County
Maricopa County voters will be asked on Nov. 4 to approve a health care package that includes construction of a hospital to replace an aging medical center that serves low-income patients.
Oct. 23, 2014
Phoenix Police And Mental Health Officials Work Together
Phoenix police and mental health professionals are teaming up to better respond to people suffering from mental disease.
Oct. 22, 2014
Arizona Game And Fish To Improve Habitats Of Two Native Species
Mule deer and scaled quail are getting some help from the Arizona Game and Fish Department. The agency will spend a million dollars to improve their habitats. According to Game and Fish, both species are “below population objectives.”
Oct. 22, 2014
ADOT To Introduce Smarter Paving Method
A new method of paving has been successfully tested in other states and now Arizona is ready to try it to save drivers and the state money and fuel.
Oct. 22, 2014
DEA Launches Text-Based Anonymous Tip System
The Drug Enforcement Administration announced the launch of the TIP 4-1-1 initiative on Wednesday. Officials hope to use the text-based tip line to combat illegal prescription drug activity.
Oct. 22, 2014
Navajo Supreme Court Kicks Presidential Candidate Off The Ballot
The Navajo Supreme Court has disqualified a presidential candidate because he doesn’t speak fluent Navajo, a requirement for the tribe’s top office. But questions remain about the election going forward.
Oct. 22, 2014
A Look At Difficulties Homeless People Face Searching For Jobs
Shanesha Taylor is the Phoenix single mom who was charged by prosecutors for leaving her children in the car while she attended a job interview. Her situation brings into focus the difficulties homeless people—especially those with children—have in searching for a job.
Oct. 22, 2014
Experts Discuss Social Change, Next Steps For Gay Rights
Last Friday, same-sex marriage became a legal reality in Arizona. So what goes into bringing about major social change? And what's still left to do in the realm of same-sex marriage?
Oct. 22, 2014
How Closing Phoenix Businesses Compromise The City
In recent weeks, Mary Coyle’s ice cream shop and Baker’s Nursery decided to go out of business. Are those developments part of Phoenix losing its authenticity?
Oct. 22, 2014
New Book Explores Science Fiction Turned Reality
The term “science fiction” doesn’t always make sense because the fiction may not stay that way.
Oct. 22, 2014

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