KJZZ News

U.S. Capitol Building
Competitive legislative and congressional districts often lead to more bipartisanship being displayed by the elected officials in those districts.
Mar. 9, 2016
Valley surgeon Dr. Ted Diethrich rose to great international fame in the 1980s when one of his open heart surgeries became the first ever broadcast on live television.
Mar. 9, 2016
Francine Reed grew up in a musical family and got started as a professional singer here in the Valley.
Mar. 9, 2016
Tucson's Planetary Science Institute logo
Planetary science education in Arizona and around the country will get a boost from a collaboration between Tucson’s Planetary Science Institute and NASA.
Mar. 9, 2016
Voters in the town of Guadalupe have successfully recalled Mayor Rebecca Jimenez. Taking her place will be Angie Perez.
Mar. 9, 2016
complete street rendering
Slowly, some of Phoenix’s streets are getting dramatic makeovers. While these projects may put a squeeze on future traffic, advocates of "Complete Streets" are welcoming the city’s steady embrace of what some call a key solution to city health and safety issues.
Mar. 9, 2016
vote sticker
Maricopa County voters won’t need to report to a specific polling location for the upcoming Presidential Preference Election.
Mar. 9, 2016
One hundred years ago today, Pancho Villa led his men across the U.S. border to the town of Columbus, New Mexico, where they massacred 18 Americans. Although Columbus is 250 miles from Tucson, there’s controversy here over Pancho Villa because of a 15-foot bronze statue of him on a horse in a downtown park.
Mar. 9, 2016
The fire started on Sunday and has burned about 600 acres of the same grass and wooded areas of the 2002 Rodeo-Chediski wildfire, near Heber-Overgaard.
Mar. 9, 2016
Dr. Joseph Sirven
When it comes to the Presidential elections, doctors need to be undecided, our medical commentator, Dr. Joseph Sirven explains.
Mar. 9, 2016
Airbnb
The original purpose of the measure was to eliminate the requirement for homeowners to collect local taxes every time they rent out a room or a house through online sharing services like Airbnb.
Mar. 9, 2016
Money
One change allows groups organized as nonprofits under the Internal Revenue Code to not disclose donors to political efforts.
Mar. 9, 2016
The U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal from Apple on Monday in a case reviewing whether or not the company colluded with publishers to artificially raise e-book prices.
Mar. 9, 2016
Gov. Jan Brewer and  John Halikowski
The Arizona Department of Transportation has launched an environmental study on the Interstate 11 corridor project. The proposed interstate would extend from Nogales to Wickenburg.
Mar. 9, 2016
james taxidermy
Once confined behind the glass of a museum or curiosity shop, taxidermy is evolving as an interactive art form.
Mar. 8, 2016
childsplay theatre
When David Saar founded Childsplay Theatre in the Valley nearly four decades ago, the effort and the productions were definitely modest.
Mar. 8, 2016
brain
The military is working on something called “implantable neural interfaces.” This is essentially a way to tap into the brain.
Mar. 8, 2016
Food Stamps
Arizona has some of the strictest rules in place for public benefits - things like food stamps and cash assistance for needy families.
Mar. 8, 2016
AzMERIT asessment report
Arizona lawmakers have sent Governor Doug Ducey a bill that would require the Arizona Board of Education to develop a menu of options from which districts could choose alternatives to the AZ Merit test.
Mar. 8, 2016
A federal jury decided yesterday that two polygamous towns on the Arizona-Utah border discriminated against residents who were not members of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
Mar. 8, 2016

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