KJZZ News

The Maricopa County Superior Court is scheduled to hear a case Friday morning to decide if the chief of Arizona schools has the right to hire and fire Board of Education employees.
Jun. 25, 2015
Summers in the Valley are always extremely hot, but the past week or so has seen record and near-record high temperatures.
Jun. 25, 2015
An analysis by Consumer Reports shows that many nonprofit health insurers across the country have stockpiled enormous amounts of money in case of unexpected events.
Jun. 25, 2015
The Coyotes have the third overall pick and will be hosting a party at Gila River Arena. Team Co-Owner Anthony LeBlanc said this year’s draft party will also serve as a rally.
Jun. 25, 2015
Medical decisions are inherently personal and can be based on any number of factors.
Jun. 25, 2015
To get a sense of tourism’s impact on the state and its economy, we turn to Christine Vogt, director of the Center for Sustainable Tourism at ASU.
Jun. 25, 2015
This morning, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a provision of the Affordable Care Act.
Jun. 25, 2015
Listen to Alison Richardson in her kids’ preschool class at Maria Reed Montessori School in Phoenix.
Jun. 25, 2015
On the western edge of the Navajo Nation in Tuba City, there’s a popular scenic spot called Castle Rock. As you approach a large hand painted sign reads, “Please no dumping!” Drive a quarter mile towards the butte, and alongside the dirt road, you’ll see a soggy gray couch and a scattered half-burned pile of trash.
Jun. 25, 2015
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has created a new online tool that identifies communities facing environmental health risks. Parts of northern Arizona are among the nation’s most vulnerable regions.
Jun. 25, 2015
Occasionally, a fine play is overwhelmed by actors who wrestle its words to the ground, or by a director who tramples the point its author meant to make. In the case of iTheatre Collaborative’s new production of "An Almost Holy Picture," now on stage at the Herberger, the opposite is true.
Jun. 25, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule either Friday or Monday on the Constitutionality of Arizona’s method of drawing congressional district boundaries. The decision could also impact a handful of other states with similar systems.
Jun. 25, 2015
Arizona’s Motor Vehicle Division is making progress after getting some poor performance grades in a state audit.
Jun. 25, 2015
A black state lawmaker is calling for the removal of a roadside marker on U.S. 60 in Apache Junction that honors Confederate President Jefferson Davis.
Jun. 25, 2015
Research at the University of Arizona suggests a commonly undiagnosed form of liver disease linked to obesity may cause toxic levels of a common diabetes drug to stay in the body.
Jun. 25, 2015
A community forum on reforming the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday evening erupted in calls for Sheriff Joe Arpaio to be removed from office and taken away in handcuffs.
Jun. 24, 2015
People in Arizona work out longer than those in almost any other state, according to an analysis of data from millions of users of a popular fitness app.
Jun. 24, 2015
The federal government settled Clean Air Act claims with Arizona- and New Mexico- based utilities June 24. The settlement will require the Four Corners coal-fired power plant to install $160 million in pollution control upgrades.
Jun. 24, 2015
Charter schools may lose less state money next year than the Arizona Department of Education originally estimated. That’s according to an opinion the Arizona Attorney General released Wednesday clarifying the budget's impact on qualifying charter schools.
Jun. 24, 2015
A newly released study says that 43 percent of Americans are searching for jobs with their cellphones and 18 percent of smartphone users said they used their mobile device to submit a job application.
Jun. 24, 2015

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