KJZZ News

Medical marijuana
Voters perusing the ballot pamphlet ahead of the November election will find arguments from the Arizona Public Health Association both for, and against, legalizing recreational use of marijuana.
Jul. 19, 2016
The failed effort to vote down new party rules was seen as the last attempt by the anti-Trump camp. But some Arizona delegates argue their dissent is being mischaracterized.
Jul. 19, 2016
navajo nation seal
Navajo Nation lawmakers are expected to consider legislation on mining as well as potential capital projects during their summer session in Window Rock, Arizona.
Jul. 19, 2016
Rep. Ruben Gallego, D-Arizona, is participating in a counter-convention there to get out a message against Donald Trump.
Jul. 19, 2016
The National Park Service turns 100 years old in August. The centennial should be an occasion to celebrate, but the milestone comes at a time when parks are understaffed and struggling with a $12-billion maintenance backlog.
Jul. 18, 2016
After two years of investigation, multiple law enforcement agencies have busted an illegal marijuana growing operation in Northern Arizona.
Jul. 18, 2016
More than 1,000 chefs and food service professionals are learning the latest techniques, tools and trends at the American Culinary Federation Convention taking place in Phoenix.
Jul. 18, 2016
When you think of movies about musicians, nothing is as classic as Purple Rain. Now re-imagine that story in the Saharan Desert. That’s exactly what Portland-based director Christopher Kirkley did with his film Akounak Teggdalit Taha Tazoughai.
Jul. 18, 2016
It’s a late night on the job with public safety aide Donovan Haney, who patrols Mesa Community College.
Jul. 18, 2016
Prison cell
The Department of Corrections is moving medium security prisoners to a private facility in Eloy to ease overcrowding.
Jul. 18, 2016
Gov. Doug Ducey's administration decided Arizona needed a catchphrase, some simple way to sell the state to the rest of the world—especially tourists or entrepreneurs who may consider moving here.
Jul. 18, 2016
With airport traffic on the rise, the Phoenix City Council recently approved spending about $600,000, most of it grant money, to update the facility’s master plan.
Jul. 18, 2016
When you think of a terrorist, who do you think of? That’s the question Dr. Lori Poloni-Staudinger puts to her students at Northern Arizona University every year.
Jul. 18, 2016
border fence
Huge majorities of residents who leave on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border don’t believe a border wall needed, according to a new poll released Monday by Cronkite News at ASU.
Jul. 18, 2016
Protesters gather at Camelback Road
Monday night, the Arizona chapter of Black Lives Matter is hosting a town hall meeting in the Valley called Moving Phoenix Forward.
Jul. 18, 2016
Arizona Theatre Company logo
The show will go on. Following a last minute push, the Arizona Theatre Company has met its $2 million fund-raising goal.
Jul. 18, 2016
Fuller Fire
The growth of the Fuller Fire burning near the North Rim of the Grand Canyon has been fueled by strong winds and low humidity. The fire has now grown to 13,685 acres.
Jul. 18, 2016
Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Arpaio, a staunch supporter of Donald Trump who has appeared at many of his rallies, will also serve as an Arizona delegate for the candidate in Cleveland.
Jul. 18, 2016
As GOP leaders gather in Cleveland for the Republican National Convention, current Gov. Doug Ducey, plus predecessors Jan Brewer and Fife Symington, say uniting the party— and building a team and political support to win in November — will require a consistent message.
Jul. 18, 2016
Dr. Joseph Sirven
“I drink socially” is the Yada, Yada, Yada of doctor’s visits. Our medical commentator, Dr. Joseph Sirven, elaborates:
Jul. 18, 2016

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