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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
The city of Tempe is the only Valley city that makes its own compost. The organic items used to make it, are collected through a community organic bulk pick-up. For the past two years, the city has been working to fine-tune the initiative. And now the city is starting to see a return on its investments.
December 31, 2014
Arizona says goodbye to 2014 with some sentimentality, but we can look forward to a few evolving news stories in the New Year. 2015 will bring some significant changes to the state.
December 31, 2014
Arizona Republic columnist Karina Bland and Chip Scutari of Scutari and Cieslak Public Relations review 2014 in Arizona and look ahead to 2015.
December 31, 2014
Gas prices are expected to continue to fall in 2015, which could mean airlines might start lowering fares.
December 31, 2014
2014 has been a great year as far as gas prices are concerned. So as we roll into 2015, will the low prices continue on?
December 31, 2014
When it comes to regulating behavioral health, Arizona is moving away from a one-size-fits-all approach.
December 31, 2014
Mollen is the author of “I Like You Just The Way I Am.” It’s a very open - some might say graphic — account of her life, her marriage to actor Jason Biggs and growing up in Phoenix.
December 31, 2014
If you've watched the award-winning Fox sitcom Brooklyn Nine-Nine, then you know comedian and actress Chelsea Peretti. Along with her acting, Peretti has been a writer for Parks and Recreation.
December 31, 2014
One of the most famous artists in Arizona history is highly regarded, naturally, for his art. But he is widely known more because of his talent for and commitment to marketing his work.
December 31, 2014
Nationwide, 618 people had been released as of Dec. 27 after their cases were reviewed, according to Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Among those who remain a priority for deportation are serious criminal offenders and others who pose a significant threat to public safety.
December 31, 2014
Snow and ice on roadways is keeping the Arizona Department of Transportation busy today. The agency says it has more than 200 plows clearing the roads.
December 31, 2014
He admits it's a political longshot, but state Rep. Mark Cardenas, D-Phoenix hopes to convince colleagues this coming session to legalize marijuana for recreational use.
December 31, 2014

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