KJZZ News

epa mine
Officials in southwest Colorado are asking for a federally funded cleanup of inactive mines, including the one that spewed millions of gallons of contamination into waters in three states.
Nov. 24, 2015
ponderosa pine forests
Flowering plants commonly duplicate their genome, or their entire set of genes, as part of their evolution. But research has said coniferous plants, like Pine and Spruce trees, don’t do this. Now, a University of Arizona lab is arguing otherwise.
Nov. 24, 2015
Thanksgiving Volunteering
This time of year, many people want to give thanks by giving their time to those in need.
Nov. 24, 2015
Arizona students handprints to a banner
A University of Arizona professor is leading a delegation to Paris for the United Nations Climate Conference starting next week.
Nov. 24, 2015
turkey
Maybe it is time to do something a little different this Thanksgiving - like giving dinner a Southwestern twist.
Nov. 24, 2015
State Senator Carlyle Begay changed parties on Monday. Northern Arizona University political scientist Fred Solop spoke about what sort of impact that decision could have.
Nov. 24, 2015
Arizona Board of Regents
The Arizona Board of Regents and university presidents continue to be ambitious.
Nov. 24, 2015
Medical marijuana
The Arizona Supreme Court last week stepped into the legal debate over whether having a medical marijuana card can keep a driver from being charged with a DUI.
Nov. 24, 2015
University of Arizona
The University of Arizona Press is teaming up with The Feminist Wire — an online publication that counters what its founders considered an anti-feminist movement.
Nov. 24, 2015
Fire Rescue
With dozens of mountain rescues each year, Valley firefighters practiced high-elevation, high-angle rescues at the Agua Fria Power Station in Glendale.
Nov. 24, 2015
On Tuesday, Valley Metro said CEO Steve Banta would be stepping down from his position at the regional transit agency, effective in January.
Nov. 24, 2015
Pickleball, which shares many qualities with other paddle sports, is one of the fastest growing recreational sports in the United States, particularly among older athletes.
Nov. 24, 2015
Sonora Quest Laboratories
An Arizona based lab company is opening medical testing stations in grocery stores. This follows a new state law allowing residents to get lab tests without a doctor’s order.
Nov. 24, 2015
Central Arizona Project canal
The University of Arizona and Pima County opened their Water & Energy Sustainable Technology (WEST) Center on Friday. The new facility will bring together researchers with practitioners to address water scarcity and re-use challenges.
Nov. 24, 2015
open sign
In between Black Friday and Cyber Monday is Small Business Saturday, a day that encourages shoppers to spend money at small businesses.
Nov. 24, 2015
home for sale
Metro Phoenix has the longest streak of home price gains in the U.S.
Nov. 24, 2015
Diane Douglas
The attorney for state schools chief Diane Douglas is moving to have a lawsuit against her by the Arizona Board of Education thrown out.
Nov. 24, 2015
Aaron and Alex
Since Aaron Marquez returned from Afghanistan three years ago, he’s been helping his former interpreter get a visa to live in the U.S. They finally reunited here in Phoenix last week.
Nov. 24, 2015
Cancer rates are lower for Native Americans than the general population but once diagnosed, they’re more likely to die of the disease.
Nov. 24, 2015
The Obama administration hosted a call with reporters to highlight the rigorous security checks that refugees from Syria and Iraq must go through.
Nov. 23, 2015

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