KJZZ News

The Arizona Department of Education is trying to increase the number of free meals it provides this summer by up to 5 percent. Last year the program provided more than four million meals.
June 02, 2014
Construction begins Wednesday on a new permanent steel gate dam at Tempe Town Lake. The city of Tempe is building a permanent steel gate dam. As KJZZ’s Nadine Arroyo Rodriguez reports, the city is replacing the temporary structure that’s been there since 2010, when the original dam gave way.
June 02, 2014
The Obama administration — by virtue of executive order — is expected to unveil plans on Monday to cut carbon emissions in the U.S. by 20 percent.
May 30, 2014
Arizona voters are already looking at a crowded November ballot, with congressional seats and the governor’s office up for grabs and initiatives to be decided.
May 30, 2014
Eric Shinseki has resigned as Secretary of Veterans Affairs, as the agency continues to deal with the fallout from revelations of secret waiting lists, and delays in patient care.
May 30, 2014
More than 70 new home communities have opened in the Phoenix Metro area so far this year. And, one analyst says even though buyers are interested, they’re not able to get the keys.
May 30, 2014
It’s Day One for the new Department of Child Safety.
May 30, 2014
For Halima Abdirazak, the Somali civil war is far more personal - she and her family had to flee the violence, eventually ending up in Arizona.
May 30, 2014
Maricopa County met federal air quality standards for the first time since 1970.
May 30, 2014
A three mile stretch of road along 89A will be closed over the next several weeks. The closure starts this weekend and will cover the "switchback" section of the highway.
May 30, 2014
The state of Arizona is stepping away from its role in helping develop a new standardized test aligned with Common Core, but state officials say they're still fully committed to the new educational standards.
May 30, 2014
There is an increasing popularity of infill development, and one place you can see that is high above Hance Park in Phoenix.
May 30, 2014
My dream came true. I found a few rare, empty hours. Unfortunately, they come in the middle of the night.
May 30, 2014
The race to become the Navajo Nation's next president features a mix of lawmakers, political newcomers, former tribal officials, a woman and the incumbent.
May 30, 2014
A court ruling that Arizona schools don't have to supervise students as they go to or from schools is being allowed to stand.
May 30, 2014
The latest Rocky Mountain poll numbers show senators John McCain’s and Jeff Flake’s job approval numbers sliding.
May 30, 2014
Mexican prosecutors have filed fraud charges against a businessman linked to a $400 million loss at Citigroup's Mexican bank subsidary.
May 30, 2014
Southwest Airlines is being fined $200,000 for advertising a false fare sale.
May 30, 2014
The town 38 miles west of downtown Phoenix looks nothing like it did 10 years ago.
May 30, 2014
Classes are out for many students across Arizona, but school districts are already preparing for next school year. Phoenix’s Madison School District is planning to install solar panels this summer at two of its schools.
May 30, 2014

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