KJZZ News

hot Thermometer
We’re in the middle of fall, but that was hard to believe during last week’s record-setting heat wave.
Nov. 1, 2016
Cottonseed
Cotton harvesting is almost halfway over this year and prices for cottonseed in 2015 were higher than ever, even in the midst of low cotton fiber prices.
Nov. 1, 2016
Boxed palo verde trees are lifted off a truck before being transplanted to the nursery.
Thousands of native plants along the South Mountain Freeway will be transplanted to a nursery for three years while construction work continues.
Nov. 1, 2016
Eloise Cobell
The federal government has paid $900 million so far to willing American Indians as part of the Land Buy-Back Program.
Nov. 1, 2016
When you think of “street photography,” scenes from New York City or London might come to mind. Dusty desert trails? Not so much.
Nov. 1, 2016
science lab
A state task force dealing with the backlog of rape kits in Arizona says there are more than 6,000 of them waiting to be tested; that’s more than originally thought.
Nov. 1, 2016
graduation
More and more colleges and universities are starting to use data to try and help students succeed. Some of what education officials have found has been surprising.
Nov. 1, 2016
The Arizona Democratic party is asking a federal judge to stop what it’s calling voter intimidation tactics by the state GOP and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. A court date is set for Thursday afternoon in this lawsuit.
Nov. 1, 2016
Hillary Clinton
Arizona’s congressional contingent is weighing in on the latest email scandal embroiling Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign.
Nov. 1, 2016
With its line of stevia products, the Gilbert-based SweetLeaf is capitalizing on Mexico’s growing demand for natural foods.
Nov. 1, 2016
E-Pollbook
Two experts contracted to analyze Maricopa County voting plans in the wake of long lines at polling sites in March, are predicting some voters could see long lines again on Election Day.
Nov. 1, 2016
golden barrel cactus
Multiple mesquite trees, ocotillo, and barrel cactuses are being uprooted and relocated in preparation for the building of the South Mountain Freeway.
Nov. 1, 2016
If you are still holding onto an early ballot at home, county election officials recommend you put it in the mail no later than Tuesday, Nov. 1.
Nov. 1, 2016
Senior housing is a growing industry in the Valley. And a lot goes into not only the development of a community, but also the look and feel. And that's where LuAnn Thoma-Holec of Thoma-Holec Design in Mesa comes in. She's in the business of designing senior housing.
Nov. 1, 2016
Mail In Ballot
As Election Day approaches, candidates have been pushing voters to vote early, and more than 1 million voters in Arizona have done just that.
Nov. 1, 2016
Water faucet
The switch comes as another West Valley city, Buckeye, is currently dealing with many water customer complaints.
Oct. 31, 2016
calaca mask
Zarco Guerrero creates calaca masks to celebrate Dia de los Muertos.
Oct. 31, 2016
Orkestra Mendoza
Tucson musician Sergio Mendoza is known for his loud, high energy, sweaty live shows and for creating a sound that incorporates elements of music from both sides of the US-Mexico border.
Oct. 31, 2016
More people — many of them Millennials — are moving into downtowns, and density is increasing. But others are leaving the concept of traditional suburban life behind for something that isn’t in the middle of the city, but does feature very close neighbors and communities.
Oct. 31, 2016
Gert Schuster
Stand-up comedians are in the business of making us laugh. But not every one is technically a “stand up.”
Oct. 31, 2016

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