KJZZ News

A South American company that builds massive lagoons is looking to expand into Arizona and other western states.
Jul. 2, 2015
Researchers at the University of Arizona wanted to find out why we throw away so much food at home.
Jul. 2, 2015
Listen to Miranda Vasquez, a camp counselor for Kids Camp at Skateland in Chandler.
Jul. 2, 2015
Fireworks, parades, picnics, barbecues — and sometimes monsoon storms — are all part of Independence Day celebration festivities in Phoenix, but many underestimate the risks involved with the use of fireworks.
Jul. 2, 2015
The legislature’s budget analysts report Arizona has brought in $257 million more than expected so far this year. That, predictably, has led to discussions about what to do with that money.
Jul. 2, 2015
Record low levels of water in Lake Mead are causing cutbacks in Arizona’s share of hydropower. The current drought has reduced the dam’s capacity to generate electricity by about 25 percent.
Jul. 2, 2015
North American wild horses will not be considered a threatened or endangered species. The United States Fish and Wildlife service denied the proposal Wednesday.
Jul. 2, 2015
Mohave is the latest county to consider raising taxes this yea, and some county officials are blaming the state budget for the increase.
Jul. 2, 2015
Proudly flying the American flag on the fourth of July has been a common sight. But when those flags wear out and tear, they are supposed to be disposed of.
Jul. 2, 2015
Roosevelt Row is experiencing a Renaissance. Restaurants, art galleries and condos dot this stretch of downtown Phoenix. Part of the City of Phoenix’s effort to further improve this hipster-friendly corridor involves creating shade, a very precious commodity.
Jul. 2, 2015
The unique hydrology beneath the city of Williams makes their search for groundwater difficult. But other towns on the Colorado Plateau may have to learn from their experience.
Jul. 2, 2015
Astronomers expect the Giant Magellan Telescope will see 10 times better than the Hubble Space Telescope, which is marking its 25th year in Earth orbit.
Jul. 2, 2015
The Arizona Department of Child Safety will be making more information public on cases of child abuse that result in fatality. The agency’s expanded disclosure requirements go into effect Friday.
Jul. 2, 2015
Arizona’s tropical-like weather promotes a flurry of mating activity for birds, centipedes, plants, tarantulas, toads and other animals.
Jul. 2, 2015
Attorney General Mark Brnovich is appealing a court decision that allows young immigrants who qualify for an Obama administration program to pay the in-state tuition rate at the Maricopa Community Colleges.
Jul. 1, 2015
The recent Jodi Arias murder trial received a lot of national attention, which also led to the case’s prosecutor Juan Martinez being in the spotlight.
Jul. 1, 2015
LGBT activists say same-sex marriage doesn’t even come close to erasing other discrimination that exists — including employment and housing.
Jul. 1, 2015
We talked with Colleen Coyle Mathis, chair of the commission, and NAU political scientist Fred Solop.
Jul. 1, 2015
We talked with Dr. Carolyn Lukensmeyer, executive director of the National Institute for Civil Discourse.
Jul. 1, 2015
Clarence Dupnik has been sheriff of Pima County since 1980, but he’ll be retiring at the end of this month.
Jul. 1, 2015

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