KJZZ News

Mole turkey
It’s the season for cooking turkey all over the United States. And in Mexico, the appetite for this bird has been growing during the holidays, too.
Nov. 24, 2016
minimum wage
More than 1 million taxpayers in Arizona could be affected by a new law that kicks in Jan. 1. It requires the Internal Revenue Service to hold refunds for people claiming the Earned Income Tax Credit or the Additional Child Tax Credit until at least mid-February.
Nov. 24, 2016
Chicken wings
Starting Monday, large poultry companies will be subject to new regulations when it comes to setting the price of chicken at the store.
Nov. 24, 2016
Agustín Carstens
This year has not been a good one for global finances. Stock markets outside of the U.S. have been continuously fluctuating, and currencies from emerging economies have been losing its value against the dollar.
Nov. 24, 2016
The research from ATTOM Data examines property ownership across the state. It finds more than 162,069 single family homes in Arizona are owned by out-of-state investors. Of those investors, about one in three calls California home.
Nov. 24, 2016
Sonoran pronghorn
Sonoran pronghorn were one of the first species listed as endangered in the United States. The distribution of the species has made efforts to protect and recover pronghorn populations challenging — until now.
Nov. 24, 2016
Eating a traditional Thanksgiving dinner in Arizona is a little bit cheaper this year for the average table of 10. The Arizona Farm Bureau estimates the average feast and all of the fixing scosts about $46.27.
Nov. 24, 2016
A federal judge has upheld two Arizona identity theft laws that were the basis for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s worksite raids that resulted in the arrests of hundreds of unauthorized immigrant workers.
Nov. 24, 2016
Students from Homeless Youth Connection
The state Education Department estimates that there are at least 9,000 homeless high-school students in the Valley. Homeless Youth Connection is an organization that has helped more than 900 of these students in the past six years.
Nov. 24, 2016
Chandler logo
The city of Chandler has put together proposed revisions to its sign code. The city is amending its sign ordinance because the Supreme Court ruled against the town of Gilbert that it’s unconstitutional for cities to regulate signs based on what the sign says.
Nov. 23, 2016
Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Even with Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio as a lame duck, his office is still on the hook to reach compliance with a judge’s orders in a long-standing racial-profiling case.
Nov. 23, 2016
student in classroom
Education Secretary John B. King Jr. released a letter Tuesday asking governors and school leaders across the country to end corporal punishment. The practice is legal in more than a dozen states including Arizona.
Nov. 23, 2016
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico regulators have received a formal proposal from the U.S. Department of Energy to close part of the nation's only underground nuclear waste repository due to safety and contamination concerns.
Nov. 23, 2016
U.S. Border Patrol tent facility
The United States Border Patrol has erected a temporary facility to manage the detention of several hundred people after a recent surge of migration in the El Paso region.
Nov. 23, 2016
movie theater
Christmas traditionally seems to be the holiday when families are more likely to go to the movies and catch a new film, or search Netflix, or just load up the DVD player with an old favorite. But what about Thanksgiving?
Nov. 23, 2016
Tim Jeffries
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has let go Department of Economic Security Director Tim Jeffries after a series of controversies, including mass firings, questionable emails and accusations that he hosted a party with alcohol for workers who gave up civil service protections.
Nov. 23, 2016
Maricopa County Animal Care and Control
Maricopa County Animal Care and Control is in the process of undergoing dramatic changes.
Nov. 23, 2016
East Valley apartment construction
In the post-Great Recession years, there’s been a renewed push to have Arizona diversify its economy and not rely so much on growth, housing and construction to drive it forward.
Nov. 23, 2016
Election Day was a mixed bag for Arizona Democrats. Members of Congress were re-elected, some gains were made in the Legislature, and Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio was defeated.
Nov. 23, 2016
light rail
Valley Metro has a new permanent CEO, and it’s the former interim CEO Scott Smith.
Nov. 23, 2016

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