KJZZ News

A federal judge this week ruled Phoenix can prevent pet stores from selling animals raised in so-called “puppy mills.”
Aug. 14, 2015
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There are some songs that evoke such strong memories that when we hear them, we’re immediately transported to a different place and time.
Aug. 14, 2015
Wild at Heart bird
There’s no other place like it in Arizona. Its mission is saving birds, but not just any bird.
Aug. 14, 2015
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio
A federal appeals court dismissed Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s challenge to President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration on Friday. The three-judge panel found the sheriff didn’t have standing to sue.
Aug. 14, 2015
school
Companies will now be able to advertise at Deer Valley Unified schools. Earlier this week, the governing board changed policy to allow some organizations to market on campuses.
Aug. 14, 2015
Advocacy groups claim there may be as many as 15,000 transgender members of the military currently serving.
Aug. 14, 2015
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
An unmanned U.S. Customs and Border Protection Service drone helped save the lives of three immigrants who were entering the country illegally when they got lost crossing the southern Arizona desert this week.
Aug. 14, 2015
water warning sign
Navajo farmers met with EPA emergency responders Wednesday to air their frustrations. Last week the EPA unintentionally spilled 3 million gallons of yellow mine waste into the Animas and San Juan Rivers, a main water source for the Navajo.
Aug. 14, 2015
Jen Welter
The Arizona Cardinals made history this summer by hiring the league’s first female coach as an intern during training camp. And Dr. Jen Welter is already making a big impression on the players.
Aug. 14, 2015
The U.S. government started a program last year that enables children in some Central American countries to be admitted to the U.S. as refugees. It’s a response to the drastic spike in the number of unaccompanied child migrants last year. A new report shows the program is not likely to significantly reduce unauthorized migration.
Aug. 14, 2015
School lunch
Tempe Mayor Mark Mitchell will proclaim Mondays to be “Lean and Green,” a move to encourage residents and restaurants to go meat free at least one day a week. And some Tempe school districts will also join in on meatless Mondays.
Aug. 14, 2015
Dr. Joseph Sirven
Fluency strikes at the very heart of what medicine is all about: listening to your patient and trying to solve their problem.
Aug. 13, 2015
classroom
The Arizona State Board of Education meets Friday morning to certify results of this year’s new AZ Merit exams.
Aug. 13, 2015
door knob lock
When Valley snowbirds fly north for the summer, their houses stay here, sometimes along with valuables, electronics, maybe even a car. The trick to keeping that stuff safe? Make the house look like it’s occupied.
Aug. 13, 2015
Gina McCarthy
EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy has been in Farmington, New Mexico, today meeting with community and tribal members, among others, about the agency’s response to the release of wastewater from Gold King Mine.
Aug. 13, 2015
minimum wage
A new push is on, again, to get rid of the paper dollar and replace it with coinage. This month, Arizona U.S. Senator John McCain introduced the Unified Savings and Accountability Act, which includes this latest proposal to ditch the dollar bill in favor of the dollar coin.
Aug. 13, 2015
AZ Rhythm Connection
Listen to the sounds of Sarah Leahy drumming with Arizona Rhythm Connection at the Icehouse in Phoenix.
Aug. 13, 2015
arizona Archives
There’s a lot of frustration among a relatively small group of people with what’s been going on with Arizona’s genealogy collection.
Aug. 13, 2015
OSIRIS-REx
The OSIRIS-REx Camera Suite, or OCAMS, is the eyes of the mission that will visit an asteroid and collect a sample to be returned to Earth for study.
Aug. 13, 2015
writing pen
Duane Roen has been thinking about the evolution of writing. He’s an English professor at ASU and dean of University College and the College of Letters and Sciences.
Aug. 13, 2015

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