KJZZ News

 Arizona Dream Act Coalition
An immigrant rights group has concerns following the arrest of a so-called Dreamer in Seattle. Korina Iribe with the Arizona Dream Act Coalition says federal agents should respect the protection given to immigrants brought to the U.S. as children.
Feb. 15, 2017
School assemblies don’t typically come with a $25,000 cash prize. In the West Valley, however, that’s exactly what happened Wednesday when Rogers Ranch Elementary School Principal Timothy Thomas was presented with the Milken Educator Award.
Feb. 15, 2017
ADOTmessageboard
When the Arizona Department of Transportation decided to let the public submit a clever slogan for one of its many electronic signs, the agency had no idea the ideas would pour in. ADOT has already received more than 7,000 submissions since the contest launched earlier this month, and there are still a few more days to go before the contest ends.
Feb. 15, 2017
University of Phoenix logo
As student enrollment continues to decline at the University of Phoenix, the school has resorted to layoffs and reduced the number of full-time faculty positions. Around 170 of the university’s full-time faculty members were switched to associate positions or lost their jobs in the latest round of layoffs.
Feb. 15, 2017
Laurel Morales has been a tour guide on a journey through sacred places throughout Indian Country, and she talked about the impetus of the Earth+Bone series from KJZZ's Fronteras Desk in Flagstaff.
Feb. 15, 2017
ASU Athletic Director Ray Anderson
ASU recently announced plans to create an Olympic Village in Tempe. It’s part of their 2020 fundraising plan — a $1.5 billion dollar campaign for the university. We spoke with Ray Anderson about this. He’s the vice president of University Athletics and the athletic director for Arizona State University.
Feb. 15, 2017
Donald Trump
More details emerge around the Trump's ties to Russia, Jared Kushner and his relationship with Netanyahu, and the winner of the 141st Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
Feb. 15, 2017
sky harbor airport sign
Research shows that if people do official planning of a vacation, they’re more likely to use their paid time off. Christine Vogt, who is director of ASU’s Center for Sustainable Tourism, has looked into that and other travel and tech-related topics. She’ll be talking about those tonight at 6:00 as part of ASU’s Public Service Impact Talks.
Feb. 15, 2017
handful of cash
Some Arizona start-ups are turning to crowdfunding sites like kickstarter to get their seed money, rather than relying on traditional venture capital. But that’s not the only option for small businesses here.
Feb. 15, 2017
Arizona State Senators have proposed two bills in a complex plan that could raise taxes for road maintenance and infrastructure.
Feb. 15, 2017
downtown phoenix
Phoenix City Council members decide Wednesday whether to protect 250,000 undocumented immigrants living in the valley.
Feb. 15, 2017
A divided Arizona Senate panel has agreed to advance a bill setting up a way for the Arizona Coyotes to use tax money to help build a new arena. The hockey team is seeking the legislature’s help to escape Glendale.
Feb. 15, 2017
 border fence
Border Patrol agents in southern Arizona seized nearly 50 pounds of marijuana that was catapulted over the border by drug smugglers in Mexico.
Feb. 15, 2017
Apollo Education Group
The parent company of the University of Phoenix is moving forward with a proposed settlement in a lawsuit filed against them. It’s another in a long series of claims that the education company did not do its job.
Feb. 15, 2017
Taser
Scottsdale based Taser International, maker of police body cameras and stun guns, lost a multi-million-dollar body camera contract with the New York City Police Department last year to Seattle based Vievu.
Feb. 15, 2017
Dr. Joseph Sirven
Sometimes the best medicine is just being there, our medical commentator Dr. Joseph Sirven explains.
Feb. 15, 2017
The Flagstaff City Council voted against holding a May special election to repeal Proposition 414, the city’s voter-approved minimum wage act.
Feb. 15, 2017
ESA
With the confirmation of Betsy DeVos as U.S Education Secretary in the news cycle, the terms "school choice" and "vouchers" have become quite the buzzwords lately. But what exactly are vouchers? And how can states legally send public money to private and parochial schools?
Feb. 15, 2017
Mexico Migrant Shelter
Across the U.S. and here in Arizona, cities are debating whether they should continue offering safe havens to undocumented immigrants against President Donald Trump’s policies. Across the border, Mexico City is implementing sanctuary city policies of its own.
Feb. 15, 2017
The fate of Arizona’s Medicaid expansion is now in the hands of the Arizona Court of Appeals. On Tuesday, the court heard the latest challenge to the long-running lawsuit brought by Republican lawmakers.
Feb. 15, 2017

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