KJZZ News

Western Governors Association Unveils Wildlife Mapping Project
The Western Governors’ Association wants to make it easier to determine the best spots for developers to build their projects, from the West Coast to the Rocky Mountains.
Dec. 12, 2013
Developers Float Rare Project South Of Downtown
Plans are moving forward on a rare mixed-use development that would link downtown Phoenix with a traditionally poor, Latino neighborhood.
Dec. 12, 2013
Rep. David Schweikert Unhappy With Proposed Budget Deal
Arizona Congressman David Schweikert said the proposed budget deal worked out by Senate and House leaders falls short of addressing long term budget issues. He said he is not sure if he will vote to approve the plan.
Dec. 12, 2013
Foundation Buys Sacred Artifacts To Return To Hopi
The Los Angeles-based Annenberg Foundation purchased 21 Hopi sacred artifacts up for auction Monday in Paris to return them to the tribe.
Dec. 11, 2013
Annual Geminid Meteor Shower Will Light Up The Skies
The annual Geminid meteor shower will light up the skies this weekend. The shower gets its name because it originates near the Gemini Constellation.
Dec. 11, 2013
Goodwill Offers Vouchers To Help Crime Victims
Goodwill of central Arizona is helping crime victims get back on their feet. The organization partnered with the Pinal County Attorney’s office to donate vouchers for victims to use in stores.
Dec. 11, 2013
Herberger Theater Center Will Host C.S. Lewis Adaptation
To the general public, C.S. Lewis is probably best known for creating the "Chronicles of Narnia," which included "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe."
Dec. 11, 2013
Mark Brnovich To Challenge Tom Horne
Another statewide candidate who many think is facing an uphill climb is Mark Brnovich.
Dec. 11, 2013
DuVal Discusses Working Behind The Scenes
Fred Duval, meanwhile, is the Democratic frontrunner for the 2014 gubernatorial race. Duval has been behind the scenes as an advisor to Bruce Babbitt, former Arizona governor and interior secretary.
Dec. 11, 2013
New Report Gives Medicaid Expansion Predictions
In the early summer, one issue led to the most eventful Arizona legislative session in years, Medicaid expansion.
Dec. 11, 2013
Former Phoenix Police Officer Pleads Guilty
A former Phoenix police officer has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in a deal that will spare him another trial.
Dec. 11, 2013
Survey: Majority Of San Diego Latinos Feel Some Discrimination
San Diego celebrates its Hispanic roots through food, music and tourist attractions like Old Town, the city’s original settlement when this was still Mexico. But a recent survey commissioned by KPBS and San Diego Magazine finds that the people who gave us this cultural legacy face discrimination today.
Dec. 11, 2013
Toddler Abandoned Near New Mexico Border
Police in Southern New Mexico are searching for the family of a boy, estimated to be about two years old, abandoned near the border this weekend.
Dec. 11, 2013
Federal Coal Regulations On Trial
The coal industry, along with some states, is suing the federal government over costly pollution cutting regulations. Environmentalists and public health groups said Tuesday in a federal appeals court the health benefits are worth it.
Dec. 11, 2013
Brewer Weighing Split Of CPS From DES
Gov. Jan Brewer is considering whether to split Child Protective Services off from the Department of Economic Security, and name an agency head who reports directly to her.
Dec. 11, 2013
Private Donations For Border Fence Still Sitting In Fund
There are still no solutions on what to do with the money raised by a fund that was supposed to build a fence on private property along the Arizona border.
Dec. 11, 2013
Lawmaker Wants Warrants For NSA Cooperation
A first-term Arizona lawmaker is moving to clip the wings of the National Security Agency, at least in this state.
Dec. 11, 2013
Community College IT Breach Could Cost Up To $14 Million
The Maricopa County Community College District board on Tuesday night approved spending up to another $600,000 to repair a security breach in its technology system. The cost of fixing the problem and providing assistance to potential victims could go as high as $14 million. Millions of students, employees and vendors are being notified.
Dec. 11, 2013
New Regulations Could Follow Hep C Exposure
Hospitals, state lawmakers and federal officials across the country are working to fix problems revealed by the prosecution of a medical technician convicted last week in New Hampshire.
Dec. 10, 2013
Amid Border Trade Worries, U.S. Lawmakers Eyeing Mexican Energy Reforms
Members of the U.S. Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere met with experts Monday to look at how United States can improve trade with Mexico. They also heard from American businesses on the border who say long waits are slowing economic growth.
Dec. 10, 2013

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