KJZZ News

Arizona Superintendent Diane Douglas visited schools in Southern Arizona this week. She dropped in on a history class in Tucson with district superintendent H.T. Sanchez. This is the second time the two officials have met to discuss the district’s violation of a state law that bans ethnic studies.
February 23, 2015
Federal spending for Arizona highways and roads declined during the last funding period. The loss of money continues to be a challenge for the Arizona Department of Transportation.
February 23, 2015
Former Arizona Congressman Rick Renzi will be going to prison Friday.
February 23, 2015
The parents of Prescott native Kayla Mueller, who was killed while being held captive by the Islamic State, are criticizing the Obama administration’s handling of her case.
February 23, 2015
Three years after a rejection from Arizona voters, business interests in the state are pushing for relief from property taxes on their equipment.
February 23, 2015
Depending on the weather, the Tonto National Forest will be conducting prescribed burns in the Whispering Pines area near Payson this week.
February 23, 2015
A new study on sex trafficking related to Super Bowl 49 is to be released.
February 23, 2015
When Arizona's only active uranium mine shuts down this spring, the company running it plans to restart another mine south of Grand Canyon National Park.
February 23, 2015
Hospital systems in Phoenix and Tucson are among 55 across the United States designated as Ebola treatment centers.
February 23, 2015
A border county in Texas with two U.S. Border Patrol highway checkpoints is refusing to prosecute drug cases previously sent to it from those checkpoints.
February 23, 2015
On Thursday, Salt River Project, the state's second-largest utility, may decide to impose its first rate hike in 2 1/2 years and begin charging an additional fee to its solar customers, a proposal that has drawn criticism from the solar industry.
February 23, 2015
Arizona Matsuri is an annual festival that celebrates Japanese culture and heritage, traditional and modern.
February 20, 2015
Arizonans seem to be driving a little less.
February 20, 2015
Good news for high school students who thought they had to take a standardized test Monday. Now they don’t.
February 20, 2015
There’s an old saying about government and its similarities to sausage-making. But on some days during the legislative session, there are actual sausages grilling on the lawn outside the state capitol. And Mexican food, bar-b-q and lots of other kinds of foods.
February 20, 2015
Voter turnout for Arizona’s primary elections is extremely low. Some argue that’s because the results of so many congressional and legislative races are a foregone conclusion.
February 20, 2015
In the midst of fighting for a possible NBA playoff berth, the Phoenix Suns shook up their roster on Thursday—right before the league’s trade deadline.
February 20, 2015
It’s only February — so we’re sorry to get you concerned about the summer heat already.
February 20, 2015
Shakespeare once wrote that all the world’s a stage. Bet he didn’t imagine a stage like this.
February 20, 2015
The Arizona Attorney General is appealing a ruling that forced the state to issue driver's licenses to young immigrants protected from deportation by the Obama administration.
February 20, 2015

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