KJZZ News

Andy Kunasek
The year 2016 will go down as a year of change, not only in Washington, D.C. — but in Arizona’s largest county as well.
Dec. 5, 2016
According to economists, 2016 was the year Arizona finally recovered the 300,000-plus jobs it lost during the Great Recession; this was one of the last states to do that.
Dec. 5, 2016
Kristin Kinghorn with students in China
Some parents want their children to learn Mandarin Chinese from a young age, because it's seen as a critical language in the 21st century.
Dec. 5, 2016
Blue House Coffee
Many of us need a good cup of coffee to help us through the morning. But there is a side to this brewed beverage that often goes unnoticed.
Dec. 5, 2016
We hear this every four years or so, that Americans unhappy with the result of the presidential election are going to move to Canada.
Dec. 5, 2016
Michael Versteeg
A Prescott man has completed a record-breaking run of the Arizona Trail, which runs from the border of Utah in northern Arizona, all the way to our southern border with Mexico.
Dec. 5, 2016
Tucson has a new program to employ the city’s homeless citizens.
Dec. 5, 2016
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality logo
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality is warning Pinal County residents who get water from Johnson Utilities to not give it to babies. The water has high levels of nitrates and boiling the water will not remove them.
Dec. 5, 2016
Amyloid
Arizona’s Alzheimer’s Task Force ready to move from the planning phase to the implementation phase in confronting the challenges of the disease.
Dec. 5, 2016
Bloom Dispensaries in Phoenix. Above is one of the many varieties of medical marijuana at the business.
Claiming the state is hoarding funds, two medical marijuana users want a judge to reduce the annual charge for the legally required registration cards.
Dec. 5, 2016
EPA mine water spill
Taxpayers who have been footing the bill for some environmental clean-up may be getting a break, if a federal agency has its way.
Dec. 5, 2016
Arizona-Sonora Summit
The governors of Arizona and the neighboring Mexican state of Sonora have partnered to attract businesses that will employ workers on both sides of the border, even as trade policies between the U.S. and other countries are in a moment of uncertainty.
Dec. 5, 2016
University of Arizona
A stalled project to build a veterinary school at the University of Arizona faces an important hearing this month in front of an accreditation board that has raised numerous issues with the project, including funding, staffing and recruiting questions.
Dec. 5, 2016
centers for disease control cdc
New numbers from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show nationwide, Arizona’s urban counties saw the biggest drops in teen birth rates between 2007 and 2015.
Dec. 5, 2016
People at Sky Harbor
The first phase of Sky Harbor Airport’s Terminal 3 modernization project is complete.
Dec. 5, 2016
Pistachio season has just ended and this year, the crop is record-setting. U.S. pistachio farmers in California, Arizona and New Mexico are already the largest producers in the world and after this year’s harvest, growers are looking to expand.
Dec. 5, 2016
A Department of Homeland Security advisory panel is recommending Immigration and Customs Enforcement continue using private detention facilities to house immigrants facing deportation. The news comes after a recent death at a privately owned ICE facility in Eloy.
Dec. 3, 2016
solar panels
Arizona’s top utility regulator wants to up the state’s renewable energy target to 30 percent by 2030, but not everyone agrees on how to get there, let alone whether a new goal is necessary.
Dec. 2, 2016
Domestic-violence victim
When Arizonans passed Proposition 206 on Election Day, they voted to raise the minimum wage to $12 an hour by 2020. But, a lesser-known provision of the ballot initiative will also allow domestic-violence victims to take paid sick leave to deal with the violence.
Dec. 2, 2016
Rhodes Scholarships logo
Rhodes scholarships have been awarded by Oxford since 1903.
Dec. 2, 2016

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