KJZZ News

Scientists in Tucson are asking the public to help fund a valley fever vaccine. Researchers are creating the vaccine from the same fungus that causes the disease.
March 05, 2015
You’ve probably seen colorful portraits and surreal landscapes popping up on Phoenix walls and buildings over the past several years. Street artists have turned a once rebellious act into a medium that Phoenix has come to celebrate and local businesses pay for.
March 05, 2015
For decades, Woodsy the Owl has been encouraging us to give a hoot and not pollute. But, officials seem to be still working on the message.
March 05, 2015
The idea of 'Big Brother' watching us is not new, but a lot of the technology that can be used to do it is.
March 05, 2015
Though a lot of people, male and female, dream about working in sports, the reality is that many pro organizations are up-and-down on and off the field and aren’t especially focused on employee satisfaction.
March 05, 2015
Renters in 71 of Arizona’s 91 cities and towns pay a tax on their lease. The amounts range from 1 percent to 4 percent. But a bill in the state legislature would eliminate the renters’ tax.
March 05, 2015
State lawmakers are expected to start debating the new budget Thursday afternoon.
March 05, 2015
Much of the nation’s fresh fruits and vegetables are grown in the Southwest. A successful harvest now relies on the convergence of three different arenas: farming, technology and venture capitalism.
March 05, 2015
After more than two years, law enforcement agencies at the local, state and federal level have completed an investigation into a drug trafficking organization with ties to Mexico’s Sinaloa Cartel.
March 05, 2015
The most recent winter storm to descend on the East Coast has resulted in more than 4,000 cancellations and long flight delays, affecting travelers across the country.
March 05, 2015
Arizona’s three state universities will face more cuts than the governor had initially proposed.
March 05, 2015
Phoenix International Raceway will supplement its existing barrier system with packs of tires before NASCAR visits next weekend.
March 05, 2015
Convicted murderer Jodi Arias was spared the death penalty Thursday after jurors deadlocked on whether she should be executed or sent to prison for life for killing her lover in 2008.
March 05, 2015
The Arizona Senate has approved a bill that would allow the Arizona Department of Transportation to issue drivers licenses that comply with the REAL ID act.
March 05, 2015
The House has approved a bill that would authorize first responders to administer a drug that stops people from overdosing on heroin or prescription opioids.
March 05, 2015
The Senate has approved a bill to reopen the Mining and Mineral Museum that closed in 2011.
March 05, 2015
We bring back Leszek Pawlowicz, our resident quiz master who has won a Jeopardy! Tournament of Champions.
March 05, 2015
We talked about whether the IRC has accomplished what it was supposed to with Bart Turner, who was co-author of the ballot initiative that created the commission.
March 04, 2015
We talked with Humble about immunization, medical marijuana and behavioral health.
March 04, 2015
The Morrison Institute for Public Policy at ASU isn't new. But when you consider Morrison has a new water policy center and a new quarterly public poll, it may seem that way.
March 04, 2015

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