KJZZ News

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Pronghorn antelope are native to the American West — but the landscape they roam is increasingly fraught with peril.
Jul. 31, 2015
cochise regional
The Cochise Regional Hospital in Douglas is likely to close Friday due to the loss of federal Medicare and Medicaid payments. It is the only hospital on the Southeastern border of the state.
Jul. 30, 2015
Sheriff Joe Arpaio's badge
The U.S. Department of Justice wants to have a seat at the table in a case that found the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office racially profiled Latino drivers. The DOJ argues it will help ensure the sheriff’s office complies with court orders to reform its policies.
Jul. 30, 2015
Greg McKay
The Department of Child Safety is aiming to reduce the number of cases of child abuse and neglect coming into the system and retain staff.
Jul. 30, 2015
Energy use in the U.S. and around the world is expected to continue to grow along with the population.
Jul. 30, 2015
Glendale seal
The Supreme Court’s decision to legalize same-sex marriage didn’t eliminate other kinds of discrimination for members of the LGBT community.
Jul. 30, 2015
Bottle of prescription medication
While a judge heard arguments today that could impact whether around 350,000 Arizonans get to keep their Medicaid coverage, a Nashville-based charity helps five Arizona clinics get medication to patients who can’t afford it.
Jul. 30, 2015
Resolution Copper Mine
Members of the San Carlos Apache tribe returned to Arizona this week, after traveling to Washington, D.C., to protest the proposed Resolution Copper Mine near Superior.
Jul. 30, 2015
Hayden Flour Mill
Listen to Benjamin Butler milling flour at Hayden Flour Mill in Queen Creek.
Jul. 30, 2015
Cuba's flag
The thawing relations between the United States and Cuba has American businesses thinking about the potential of that new market.
Jul. 30, 2015
The reported slowdown in China’s economy means market watchers are paying close attention to copper demand and prices — both are important to Arizona.
Jul. 30, 2015
Close to half of Arizona’s private-sector workers, more than 934,000 people, do not have access to paid sick leave, according to a report Wednesday by a group pushing for such laws.
Jul. 30, 2015
vaccination
Before students can attend their first day of kindergarten, parents are required to make sure their kids are up to date on their vaccines.
Jul. 30, 2015
Arizona flag
A battle over how former Gov. Jan Brewer funded the expansion of the state's Medicaid program is finally going before a judge.
Jul. 30, 2015
South Mountain Freeway map
A judge is refusing to block a planned freeway project in the Phoenix area. It was requested by a coalition of environmental and community groups which had filed a suit against the planned South Mountain Freeway.
Jul. 30, 2015
Downtown Phoenix
A city-wide challenge is encouraging local developers and entrepreneurs to create mobile apps that will provide solutions to common urban issues.
Jul. 30, 2015
Arizona Department of Child Safety logo
In February, Greg McKay was appointed as director of the Department of Child Safety. Since then, caseloads have continued to increase along with staff turnover.
Jul. 29, 2015
Eagle Scout Garrett Bryant
When the Boy Scouts of America voted this week to allow gay adults to be leaders in the organization, it meant many men who spent their childhood in the organization were finally welcome to return.
Jul. 29, 2015
Maricopa County Sheriff's Office
A Buckeye police chief who has unsuccessfully tried to unseat Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio in the past has announced he will try again in 2016. Dan Saban is the fourth candidate who has entered the race against Arpaio so far.
Jul. 29, 2015
Rayner's farm
Growers in southeast Arizona are anxiously awaiting a state ruling that could put a moratorium on any new farmland in the region.
Jul. 29, 2015

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