KJZZ News

University of Arizona
A stalled project to build a veterinary school at the University of Arizona faces an important hearing this month in front of an accreditation board that has raised numerous issues with the project, including funding, staffing and recruiting questions.
Dec. 5, 2016
centers for disease control cdc
New numbers from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show nationwide, Arizona’s urban counties saw the biggest drops in teen birth rates between 2007 and 2015.
Dec. 5, 2016
People at Sky Harbor
Members of the Phoenix City Council and Mayor Greg Stanton will be at Sky Harbor Monday morning to unveil the first phase of the Terminal 3 Modernization Project.
Dec. 5, 2016
Pistachio season has just ended and this year, the crop is record-setting. U.S. pistachio farmers in California, Arizona and New Mexico are already the largest producers in the world and after this year’s harvest, growers are looking to expand.
Dec. 5, 2016
A Department of Homeland Security advisory panel is recommending Immigration and Customs Enforcement continue using private detention facilities to house immigrants facing deportation. The news comes after a recent death at a privately owned ICE facility in Eloy.
Dec. 3, 2016
solar panels
Arizona’s top utility regulator wants to up the state’s renewable energy target to 30 percent by 2030, but not everyone agrees on how to get there, let alone whether a new goal is necessary.
Dec. 2, 2016
Domestic-violence victim
When Arizonans passed Proposition 206 on Election Day, they voted to raise the minimum wage to $12 an hour by 2020. But, a lesser-known provision of the ballot initiative will also allow domestic-violence victims to take paid sick leave to deal with the violence.
Dec. 2, 2016
Rhodes Scholarships logo
Rhodes scholarships have been awarded by Oxford since 1903.
Dec. 2, 2016
Jacob Brooks
Protesters have been camped out on federal land at the Dakota Access construction site in North Dakota for months, and now winter has arrived, dumping almost two feet of snow on the encampment the last week of November.
Dec. 2, 2016
standing rock campsite
In Phoenix some people are trying to help protesters hunkered down in the snow in Cannon Ball, ND, from more than a thousand miles away.
Dec. 2, 2016
ASU Campus
One of the most iconic buildings on ASU’s Tempe campus is getting ready for a makeover.
Dec. 2, 2016
In the world of online shopping, labels can make a big impact on what you buy for yourself and what you buy for others. Research from an Arizona State University marketing professor shows people are more likely to buy an item labeled “best-seller” for someone else.
Dec. 2, 2016
Arizona Corporation Commissioner Bob Burns has rejected a proposed settlement from APS — the deal would have ended Burns’ dispute against the utility over its refusal to disclose spending in the 2014 election.
Dec. 2, 2016
Fury over spiking water bills in Buckeye has drawn the attention of the Arizona Attorney General’s Office. A Nov. 22 letter to the city from the state's Consumer Information and Complaints unit included a homeowner’s written complaint about Buckeye’s billing practices.
Dec. 2, 2016
oranges
Arizona’s grapefruit season begins in December. As the nation’s fourth-largest producer, Arizona citrus is primarily sold as fresh fruit.
Dec. 2, 2016
Jam pak band playing
Every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon, you can hear Anni Beach’s house in Chandler before you walk in the door. Beach’s bluegrass band is a kaleidoscope of colors, and includes kids from all backgrounds and economic situations.
Dec. 2, 2016
casino
Attorneys and officials of the Tohono O'odham Nation appear to be against a proposal by Gov. Doug Ducey over the future of its Glendale casino.
Dec. 2, 2016
The Arizona Department of Transportation will build a new fence on a Sedona-area bridge. Officials said it is to prevent suicide jumpers.
Dec. 2, 2016
Three national health organizations have partnered to reduce an estimated 300 suicides by physicians and medical students each year.
Dec. 2, 2016
movie theater
The new Arizona Office of Film and Media is expected to help promote and attract film and media industry projects into the state.
Dec. 2, 2016

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