KJZZ News

For many teens, high school is difficult enough. But with a language barrier, it can seem impossible. This semester, Grand Canyon University opened a tutoring center that has helped more than 200 high school students, many of whom are still learning English. Grand Canyon calls it the Learning Lounge.
February 12, 2014
A Colorado lodging company is preparing to hire more than 400 workers for its seven hotels at Grand Canyon National Park, but it is getting harder to find employees who want part-time jobs.
February 11, 2014
"When a man’s making love, the last thing he thinks about is war." Interview by Joe Smith, 1987.
February 11, 2014
The number of Arizona high school students earning college credit based on Advanced Placement exam scores has nearly doubled over the past decade.
February 11, 2014
A piece of Arizona history is being auctioned off. The Castle Hot Springs resort will be sold at the end of the month.
February 11, 2014
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is urging states like Arizona that restrict the voting rights of former prison inmates to change their laws.
February 11, 2014
One in four families in America currently faces medical debt. The Affordable Care Act aims to curb issues with health care access, and in turn lessen debt. But in an Obamacare America, some populations continue to be barred from access and could still be facing mounting bills.
February 11, 2014
As temperatures soar in many desert locations, the phones are starting to ring at the Arizona Herpetological Society for snake removal.
February 11, 2014
Arizona Game and Fish is investigating the deaths of two more of the Bighorn Sheep that were relocated to the Catalina Mountains, near Tucson, in late November.
February 11, 2014
A state House committee Monday passed legislation that would allow hundreds of thousands of children to attend private and parochial schools at public expense.
February 11, 2014
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act and to celebrate, Arizona Highways Magazine has organized a series of wilderness hikes through some of the state’s most spectacular protected lands.
February 11, 2014
A state Senate panel has approved a bill repealing a series of election law reforms made in the legislature last year.
February 11, 2014
Arizona’s chief justice has ordered the reassignment of the presiding judge for the city of Maricopa. This comes after an audit revealed financial irregularities in the city court.
February 11, 2014
Arizona, Kansas and Georgia are trying to force a federal panel to add proof of citizenship requirements to federal voter registration forms, and they will make their case in a hearing Tuesday morning in Kansas. This case moved back to the courts after a federal commission denied the states’ request last month.
February 11, 2014
Mesa’s libraries are launching a new way for people to download movies, music and audiobooks without having to set foot in a library building.
February 10, 2014
A Mexican man has been sentenced to three decades in prison for the 2010 murder of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry. That shootout revealed the failed federal Operation Fast and Furious.
February 10, 2014
If you have ever had to tell your aging parents that it is time to give up driving, you know just how tough that transition can be. Well, as it happens, doctors struggle with this conversation too.
February 10, 2014
Two border congressmen are working across party lines on a bill that aims to hold federal border agents accountable for abuses.
February 10, 2014
A conservative advocacy group is suing the city of Tucson over its contracting preference for local businesses.
February 10, 2014
If you look toward downtown Phoenix this morning, you might notice crews on the roof of Chase Field.
February 10, 2014

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