KJZZ News

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Saturday is the start of the Chinese New Year – one of the most important holidays in China. People are celebrating all over the world, Phoenix included.
Jan. 27, 2017
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Gilbert Fire and Rescue says it's starting a pilot program to send a two-person rescue vehicle with a paramedic and emergency-medical technician instead of a four-person firetruck to handle less-critical medical calls.
Jan. 27, 2017
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Republican and Democratic leaders in the Arizona Legislature are proposing legislation increasing mileage reimbursement rates for lawmakers.
Jan. 27, 2017
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The Navajo Nation will not be changing its name, at least not for a while. Tribal lawmakers have postponed consideration of a proposal that called for changing the name.
Jan. 27, 2017
Jimmy Carter
Former President Jimmy Carter will be in Phoenix this evening to receive an award from a former Supreme Court Justice.
Jan. 27, 2017
A new position is starting to pop up in states across the country: Chief Operating Officer. And, that includes Arizona, where Henry Darwin has the job.
Jan. 27, 2017
Mayor Stanton’s commitment to making Phoenix an immigrant-friendly city is good news for immigrant-rights groups, but they’re also calling on him to put action to those words. Several groups held a rally outside Phoenix City Hall on Thursday to do just that, including the Puente Human Rights Movement.
Jan. 27, 2017
After President Trump issued executive orders this week to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border and restrict funds to so-called sanctuary cities, Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton spoke out, calling it a "divisive attack on Latinos in Phoenix and around the country."
Jan. 27, 2017
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State lawmakers are proposing a few changes to how Arizona’s public universities are governed.
Jan. 27, 2017
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An art teacher was commissioned to exhibit her student’s work. After she passed away unexpectedly, it evolved into a multi-school project and became an outlet for students and teachers to remember her through art.
Jan. 27, 2017
We talked about that with Racquel Gates, assistant professor in Media Culture at the College of Staten Island — City University of New York about diversity in the Academy Awards.
Jan. 27, 2017
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This week, Trump signed an executive order officially pulling the country out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal. Both of these could have big impacts on Arizona and its economy.
Jan. 27, 2017
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Last fall’s presidential campaign, the outcome of the election and the early stages of the Trump Administration have indicated some deep faults in how Americans feel about our democracy.
Jan. 27, 2017
James Pennington
And as tensions rise around possibility of building a border wall, communities across the state are responding to the other part of those executive orders issued by President Trump this week. And here in the Valley, one church is also coming forward and declaring itself a sanctuary church.
Jan. 27, 2017
Border Fence
There’s been a lot of action coming out of Washington, DC, this week on the issue of immigration. President Trump has signed Executive Orders to withhold federal money from so-called sanctuary cities, and to get started building a wall on the country’s border with Mexico.
Jan. 27, 2017
On Tuesday, the Trump administration ordered a media blackout at the Environmental Protection Agency and will not allow staff to issue any new contracts or grants.
Jan. 27, 2017
former Pigeon Mine site
A new study from the U.S. Geological Survey shows uranium in Pigeon Spring, north of the Grand Canyon, is likely not related to a nearby mine. The research is part of a larger effort to understand the impacts of uranium mining in the region.
Jan. 27, 2017
Traffic backed up on Interstate 17
The Arizona Department of Transportation is considering the possibility of reversible lanes between Black Canyon City and Sunset Point along Interstate 17.
Jan. 27, 2017
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After an annual gathering of school choice boosters Thursday, Gov. Doug Ducey said he would continue to champion the cause of using state tax money for charter, private and home-schooling, despite continued funding issues for public schools in the state.
Jan. 27, 2017
A bill that would give each of the state’s three public universities their own governing boards is making its way through the Arizona House.
Jan. 27, 2017

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