KJZZ News

In September, a Phoenix surveying and civil engineering firm will be doing feasibility studies on two proposed hydroelectric facilities on the Upper Lukosi River in the east African country of Tanzania.
Sep. 8, 2015
Some biology textbooks in the Gilbert Public School District now have a sticker on them saying the district “supports the state of Arizona's strong interest in promoting childbirth and adoption over elective abortion.”
Sep. 8, 2015
Peoria is looking for new tenants for some empty spaces in its P83 Entertainment District by offering to cover up to 50 percent of the costs.
Sep. 8, 2015
When Congress returns Tuesday from a five-week vacation, its members had better be rested.
Sep. 8, 2015
Nil Fossae plains region on Mars
A new study co-authored by a Flagstaff researcher deepens the mystery of what happened to Mars’ ancient atmosphere.
Sep. 8, 2015
Valley View Community Food Bank logo
Jesse Ramirez, who runs the food bank, said they feed nearly 400 families on a regular basis. But the food bank is behind on rent and only has a few more weeks’ worth of food to pass out.
Sep. 8, 2015
U.S. Capitol Building
Congress is poised to vote on the Iran nuclear deal and the Arizona delegation is split along party lines.
Sep. 8, 2015
Bottle of prescription medication
The Arizona Department of Health Services is getting a $3.5 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to fight a serious drug problem in the state: prescription drug addiction.
Sep. 8, 2015
telephone
Most people these days know that the first thing to do in an emergency is call 911 — but, that wasn’t always the case.
Sep. 8, 2015
Metrocenter mall Dillards
Metrocenter has had its share of ups and downs. When it first opened 40 years ago, it was the place to go. But newer malls eventually opened, and then the recession hit.
Sep. 8, 2015
US Airways Center
The United States Marine Corps said a utility aircraft and an attack helicopter landed in front of the US Airways Center as part of a week of demonstrations by the Marines.
Sep. 8, 2015
Arizona Attorney General's Office logo
The Arizona Attorney General's Office has preliminary plans for security upgrades at its offices, including erecting a six-foot wrought-iron fence and traffic-control arms to regulate who drives into the parking lot.
Sep. 8, 2015
 deportation processing center
Mexico is shouldering a growing share of the enforcement of unauthorized migration from Central America’s Northern Triangle: El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. This is changing long-standing trends of apprehensions and deportations in the United States and Mexico.
Sep. 8, 2015
Rep. Will Hurd
It’s not something you see every day. A member of the United States Congress enters Mexico on the border, not by flying to Mexico City and directly back to Washington, D.C.
Sep. 8, 2015
light rail
The Phoenix City Council will meet Tuesday to start working on the voter approved public transportation expansion. The 35-year plan was passed as Proposition 104 by voters in last month’s election.
Sep. 8, 2015
Passenger Rail, Maps, Intercity Rail
Discussion of a passenger rail between Phoenix and Tucson has been happening for years, but now public input will help move the project forward.
Sep. 7, 2015
It will take another week or two before St. Mary’s Food Bank fully recovers from last week’s storm.
Sep. 7, 2015
zoo
The Phoenix Zoo reopened this weekend after damage from monsoon weather early last week caused it to shut down for three days.
Sep. 7, 2015
Storm damage
Last Monday’s monsoon flooded buildings, downed power lines and stranded people all across the Valley. In addition, hundreds of trees were damaged or lost completely.
Sep. 7, 2015
Cash
A new Pew research study found 12 percent of small business owners nationwide are Hispanic.
Sep. 7, 2015

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