KJZZ News

Ronald Lewis
The Hopi Tribe has been split on whether tourism is a good idea. With half the tribe unemployed many have said it’s their best chance at economic development. But some worry inviting tourists to their villages has left them vulnerable to thieves.
Sep. 20, 2016
Kevin Phelps
Glendale has clawed its way out of potential bankruptcy and built up a reserve fund of about $35 million. Now the city manager wants to develop a long-term plan to help end the cycle of crisis governing.
Sep. 20, 2016
ASU sign
The pardon is a powerful tool for presidents and can greatly affect the lives of those who are pardoned and for the legacy of the Chief Executives themselves.
Sep. 19, 2016
Maybe when you’re driving along Camelback Road with a hot cup of coffee in your hands, you silently hope you don’t hit a bump in the road. Well, some Phoenix Street Transportation Department workers are motivated to do their jobs well by that same scenario.
Sep. 19, 2016
 Goodyear facility
Increased demand for certain paper products could pay off for the West Valley. The Finland-based company behind Chinet disposable tableware plans to open a manufacturing and distribution center in Goodyear.
Sep. 19, 2016
We continued our occasional series by finding out what the New York Times’ Phoenix Bureau Chief Fernanda Santos thinks. Hint: she doesn’t mind Mondays.
Sep. 19, 2016
Catherine Reagor
The Valley was one of the hardest-hit when it came to foreclosures and short sales. According to Bankrate, Phoenix is now the second-ranked city for U.S. homeowners.
Sep. 19, 2016
Rep. Cecilia Vasquez
An Arizona lawmaker accused of food stamp fraud has reached a plea agreement to end the criminal case against her.
Sep. 19, 2016
Now, at 82, Steinem said she has discovered that we all need to travel and settle down. “Even birds have nests,” she said. “I needed a home of my own as well as the road.”
Sep. 19, 2016
Arizona is trying to achieve a 60 percent level of residents with a college degree or certificate by 2030. A potentially audacious goal when the current figure is only 42 percent.
Sep. 19, 2016
Supporters and planners of the long-discussed South Mountain Freeway extension are hoping the actual building of the road is much smoother than the process that led to its construction, which starts Monday night.
Sep. 19, 2016
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Google’s new fleet of self-driving cars is being tested in the Valley and the autonomous vehicle are finding Arizona drivers somewhat hard to navigate.
Sep. 19, 2016
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Rising cyberattacks threaten everything from medical records to critical infrastructure. Now a lab at Arizona State University is spotting hacker activity before cyberattacks occur.
Sep. 19, 2016
Mt. Lemmon telescope.
As a University of Arizona spacecraft heads to an asteroid, the UA-based Catalina Sky Survey continues to identify new near-Earth objects. One whizzed by our planet on Sept. 7, two days after it was discovered.
Sep. 19, 2016
graduation
A push by the governor to increase the number of Arizonans who have more than a high school education came without something else: money.
Sep. 19, 2016
Latinos Vote Sign Mi familia Vota campaign
Mi Familia Vota is one of several local voter outreach organizations working to increase voter registration and turnout within the Latino community. This year they set the lofty goal of registering 75,000 new Arizonan latinos to vote before the October 10 registration deadline.
Sep. 19, 2016
chicken
Here’s a health advisory you may not have expected from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: don’t kiss your pet chicken.
Sep. 19, 2016
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Arizona Department of Health Services Director Cara Christ said the season typically runs from October through April but there’s no way to stop it from starting earlier — or predicting its severity.
Sep. 19, 2016
Queen Creek Unified School District set up a free adult education program 20 years ago with day and evening classes to teach English.
Sep. 19, 2016
Officials say work on the first stage won’t affect drivers travel between 1-10 and Loop 202.
Sep. 19, 2016

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