KJZZ News

Basketball
The NCAA men’s basketball tournament officially tips off tomorrow morning. And for the first time since the tournament began in 1939, you’ll have the chance to pick Northwestern University to win or lose, because Northwestern had never been in the brackets before — the only major conference school that fit that description.
Mar. 15, 2017
phoenix city council meeting
A Phoenix City Council race was decided Tuesday night with a District 3 runoff election between Debra Stark and Chris DeRose.
Mar. 15, 2017
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The Arizona Chamber of Commerce is putting the spotlight on Latinas in STEM careers for its sixth-annual Power of the Purse women’s business conference. The conference starts tomorrow, and one of the women speaking will be Erika Camacho, who teaches applied mathematics at ASU.
Mar. 15, 2017
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A new report out shows that hunger and homelessness are serious concerns for some students, even if they are also working and receiving financial aid.
Mar. 15, 2017
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With five countries either facing or experiencing famine, the United Nations says we're on the brink of the worst humanitarian crisis since 1945.
Mar. 15, 2017
Mule deer
Why did the mule deer cross the road? Maybe because she finally had a safe way to do so.
Mar. 15, 2017
There’s a growing list of positive signs for the overall U.S. economy, including recent job numbers. We speak with David Wessel, the former Economics editor for The Wall Street Journal, and currently a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution and director of the Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy.
Mar. 15, 2017
On Tuesday, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled the state’s voter-approved minimum wage law will stand. We talk with Tomas Robles, co-director of Living United for Change in Arizona, and Glenn Hamer, president and CEO of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce.
Mar. 15, 2017
The newest member of the Arizona Corporation Commission said it’s too soon to come up with new ethics and transparency rules.
Mar. 15, 2017
Every year, thousands of bands vie for spots at official showcases at the South by Southwest music festival in Austin. But in the 30 years since it got started, it’s become bigger and bigger. Over 2,200 bands played on official showcases last year, which means it’s harder and harder for bands to get noticed. Is going to South by Southwest worth it for bands?
Mar. 15, 2017
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey
Gov. Doug Ducey is facing a philosophical compromise, whether to support extending a voter approved 0.6 cent education sales tax, or let it expire.
Mar. 15, 2017
Abel Daniel Hidalgo
State's high court schedule to rule on death row inmate appeal in 2001 auto shop murders.
Mar. 15, 2017
Arizona DOT
The Arizona Department of Transportation is training members of Mexico’s Sonora Department of Civil Protection to work with Arizona’s 511 Highway reporting system.
Mar. 15, 2017
Early Monday morning, a vandal broke into the Islamic Center of Tuscon and desecrated many copies of the Quran, the Islamic holy book.
Mar. 15, 2017
The Arizona Supreme Court rejected a challenge to the state’s minimum-wage increase Tuesday. The ruling from the high court’s seven justices was unanimous.
Mar. 15, 2017
“There’s people that see the growth and how the beauty of south Scottsdale is starting to transform,” said south Scottsdale business owner Flicka Alvarado. “People are excited about it. Before people were just thinking about moving up north.”
Mar. 15, 2017
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A federal judge has said the Border Patrol in Arizona violated court orders by failing to properly preserve surveillance video related to a lawsuit claiming the agency detains migrants in inhumane conditions.
Mar. 15, 2017
The Phoenix mayor joined business leaders downtown Tuesday to mark the start of Arizona Center’s makeover — and smash a tile or two.
Mar. 15, 2017
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The Arizona Corporation Commission has voted to approve a one-time distribution from a fund that helps telecommunications companies provide service in rural areas. That money will be used to help the state bring broadband service to currently unserved rural schools.
Mar. 14, 2017
If you’re in Arizona to enjoy some spring training, chances are you’ve noticed it’s not just the pitchers turning up the heat.
Mar. 14, 2017

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