KJZZ News

campfire
Authorities in Pinal County say are going to stop issuing burn permits later this month in response to a growing wildfire risk.
Apr. 22, 2016
texting and driving
Texting while driving is now illegal in the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community.
Apr. 22, 2016
marijuana
Phoenix will be one of two sites for the first clinical study of medical marijuana as a treatment for PTSD in veterans.
Apr. 22, 2016
Colorado River
Storms brought deep snow to the mountains that feed the vital Colorado River this winter and spring, but the dried-out landscape will soak up some of the runoff before it can reach the river and the 40 million people depending on it for water.
Apr. 22, 2016
Mercury transits the sun in 2006
A rare celestial event will unfold in the early morning of May 9. You’ll have to get up with the sun to witness Mercury passing in front of it.
Apr. 22, 2016
New Mexico meadow jumping mouse
The little meadow jumping mouse is causing a big raucous in New Mexico.
Apr. 22, 2016
Grand Canyon University
“We believe that science and our theology are not just compatible, but it’s really difficult to understand the world of science without putting it in the Christian worldview context,” said Brian Mueller, GCU’s president and CEO.
Apr. 22, 2016
Money
Proposed deal sweeteners include lowering interest rates and reducing the length of the loans, in addition to setting aside one million dollars a year over ten years to help charities provide their own low interest loans.
Apr. 22, 2016
State Senator John Kavanagh says he wants to increase the penalty for protestors who block traffic, keeping others from attending political and government events.
Apr. 22, 2016
The latest theater incarnation of well-known fairy tale characters at Phoenix's Nearly Naked Theatre has our theater critic Robrt Pela over the moon.
Apr. 22, 2016
Peoria Unified School District
Arizona’s Prop 123 will determine how big of a raise teachers in the Peoria Unified School District get next year.
Apr. 21, 2016
Green Homes
Arizona is one of the hottest states in the country when it comes to temperatures – and real estate. It leads the country in building energy-efficient, Energy Star certified “green” homes.
Apr. 21, 2016
Phoenix Youth Jobs Program
Three years ago, Phoenix topped a national list for the highest percentage of disconnected youth. That term encompasses 16-24 year olds who are neither working nor attending school.
Apr. 21, 2016
City of Phoenix logo
A recent analysis of how much it costs to live “comfortably” in different American cities used Phoenix as the baseline.
Apr. 21, 2016
space photo
NASA has awarded Arizona State University $10 million over five years to develop new ways for to learn about space.
Apr. 21, 2016
wildfire
Arizona fire officials are predicting an active fire season this year. They say conditions are reminiscent of 2002 and 2011.
Apr. 21, 2016
Downtown Phoenix
The demolition of an historical building in Phoenix has led to increased scrutiny of the Government Property Lease Excise Tax.
Apr. 21, 2016
United Healthcare
United Healthcare, the country’s biggest insurer, announced plans this week to leave the health care exchanges in many states, including Arizona, by 2017.
Apr. 21, 2016
lineout lift
Listen to the sounds of Davaughn Lorenzini-Foster practicing with the Arizona State University men’s rugby team.
Apr. 21, 2016
nicola
Elementary and middle-school students will take over D.C. next month to compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee. And getting there isn’t easy as A-B-C.
Apr. 21, 2016

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