KJZZ News

A judge in Phoenix on Monday is scheduled to start a five-day hearing on whether Arizona must provide public schools with back payments for inflation adjustments to annual funding for education.
October 27, 2014
With fewer than 100 days to go before the Super Bowl in Glendale, the Super Bowl Host Committee is still in need of nearly 3,000 volunteers for the big game.
October 27, 2014
The next open-enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act begins in mid-November and groups that help people through the process are training staffers to counsel them.
October 27, 2014
A Texas company that manufactured more than 3,500 road and highway guardrails used in Arizona is facing a series of personal injury lawsuits. The firm is being sued by nine people who claim they were injured after the guardrails allegedly malfunctioned or pierced the body of their vehicles during a crash.
October 27, 2014
The Small Business Administration is closing its loan outreach centers in the Valley this week.
October 27, 2014
A 27-year-old man has been sentenced to nearly two decades behind bars in the death of a former Arizona State University football player.
October 24, 2014
The Maryvale Golf Course will soon be under new management. Grand Canyon University has agreed to run the city course for the next 30 years.
October 24, 2014
Sit on the sidelines of a contra dance and first thing you’ll probably notice are the long lines of dancers. The second? The smiles – constant – and on almost everyone’s face.
October 24, 2014
Whenever I have friends or family come to town to visit, without fail one of the first things they say is how brown the Valley is, and they’re not just talking about the landscape.
October 24, 2014
Arizona has a reputation as a good place to retire. But not everyone who retires wants to stop working.
October 24, 2014
As the state of Arizona faces another huge budget deficit, some advocates say the state could save by spending less on the Department of Corrections.
October 24, 2014
Halloween is one week away with its scary traditions, tricks and treats. This is also the season for Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead.
October 24, 2014
Last month, the Arizona Department of Transportation released the final environmental impact statement for a proposed South Mountain Freeway that moves the freeway creation process closer to the fast lane.
October 24, 2014
How well are colleges and universities doing in helping students be sexually healthy?
October 24, 2014
Many amputees played sports before losing an arm or leg and are still passionate post-amputation. That’s why the new Stand Up Amputee Basketball League at the Sports and Fitness Center for Persons with Disabilities —or SpoFit— in Phoenix was created.
October 24, 2014
The Governor’s Council on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response had its first meeting Friday morning – Governor Brewer set up the panel earlier this week, to make sure the state was ready to deal with Ebola and other infectious diseases.
October 24, 2014
Voters have until 5 p.m. Friday to request an early ballot for the Nov. 4 election. After that, they’ll have until October 30 to return those ballots.
October 24, 2014
The Steinegger Lodging House is on Monroe, between Central Avenue and First Street, and it’s frankly not much to look at. But Rob Melikian, who describes himself as a hopeful historic preservationist, says it’s what’s on the inside that counts.
October 24, 2014
It’s one of the most recognizable mountains in Phoenix. Perched on one of its peaks is a visitor’s stop with a magnificent view of the Valley.
October 24, 2014
Records show Gov. Jan Brewer fired her Department of Administration director a day after a female employee complained that he had made inappropriate comments.
October 24, 2014

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