KJZZ News

Chuck Wullenjohn and Wayne Schilders
To send something into space, the modern technique is to launch it with a rocket. In the 1960s, however, a Canadian visionary proposed the radical idea to simply shoot through the atmosphere — with a giant space gun. One of those guns is still in Yuma, Arizona
Oct. 6, 2016
Friday, historians, archivists and researchers will gather in the Valley to highlight Arizona women’s history.
Oct. 6, 2016
The state’s been receiving this grant since 2003, but this year’s amount is the most it’s ever gotten; officials say since they started getting this money, the number of tests it’s helped pay for has risen from less than a thousand to more than 16,000.
Oct. 6, 2016
Artist rendering of Tempe facility for low-income female veterans
Affordable housing for female veterans and their families are scarce in the Valley and Tempe hopes to open a development to meet more of those needs.
Oct. 6, 2016
arizona science standards website
For the first time in a dozen years, the Arizona Department of Education is looking to update the state's science standards.
Oct. 6, 2016
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump
A pair of new polls suggest that Arizona in back in play for the presidential race. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump appear to be in a dead heat with a little more than a month to go before the election.
Oct. 6, 2016
sun devil sign
Listen to the sounds of Gillian Stachmus tailgating before an ASU football game.
Oct. 6, 2016
Henkel Consumer Goods Inc. logo
Henkel Consumer Goods Inc. is closing their north Scottsdale office. More than 370 jobs will be affected.
Oct. 6, 2016
Arizona Treasurer Jeff DeWit
In light of a scandal involving fraudulent accounts, Arizona’s treasurer believes the state does not need to divest itself from Wells Fargo Bank.
Oct. 6, 2016
Indigenous Peoples' Day design
Phoenix is now the largest city in the United States to officially recognize Indigenous Peoples' Day.
Oct. 6, 2016
Representatives for Valley Metro
Three Phoenix city councilmen were unsuccessful in their push to stop a settlement between Valley Metro and its former CEO.
Oct. 6, 2016
Peregrine Falcon
Have you ever seen a strange critter crawling across the floor you couldn’t identify? The Arizona Science Desk wants to help you get answers!
Oct. 6, 2016
Fossil Creek
The U.S. Forest Service has purchased the last parcel of private land along Fossil Creek in central Arizona. It’s one of only two rivers in the state with the National Wild and Scenic River designation. The purchase means the Forest Service can now manage the entire river corridor.
Oct. 6, 2016
Maricopa County Board of Supervisors
Nearby property owners are up in arms over the prospect of a firing range in their backyard and say the weapons testing site is decreasing their property value.
Oct. 5, 2016
block 23 map
By a 7-2 vote, council members approved up to $18.3 million of financial support to bring a Fry’s grocery store downtown. The deal with RED Development calls for Fry’s to anchor the intersection of First and Jefferson Streets.
Oct. 5, 2016
Top leaders with the Department of Veterans Affairs met with members of congress, VA employees and other stakeholders in Phoenix Wednesday.
Oct. 5, 2016
Crossing the Horizon book cover
Writer and humorist Laurie Notaro's newest book is historical fiction, and focuses on three women who wanted to be the first to pilot a plane across the Atlantic.
Oct. 5, 2016
Border Fence
Journalist Devin Browne focuses on a different, less emphasized part, of the immigration debate with her first film "Hotel Arizona." That focus is on the migration economy.
Oct. 5, 2016
Doug Ducey
Gov. Doug Ducey is currently on what’s being called an economic development mission in Canada. He’s scheduled to meet with that nation’s leaders in the mining and aerospace industries.
Oct. 5, 2016
Marijuana
Will Proposition 205 help put money into Arizona’s underfunded public schools or will it make marijuana easier to access for kids and lead to greater addiction? We learned more about it from Ray Stern of Phoenix New Times.
Oct. 5, 2016

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