KJZZ News

The Volunteer Services Healthcare Career Exploration Camp prepares students for careers in medicine by taking them inside a working hospital.
Jul. 25, 2016
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North American forests may be less able to absorb carbon from the atmosphere as the century progresses, in a key finding in research led by the University of Arizona.
Jul. 25, 2016
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For families across the Valley, it’s time to buy pencils, backpacks and laptops. According to the National Retail Foundation, total back-to-school spending for K-12 students is expected to increase by nearly ten percent from last year.
Jul. 25, 2016
Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funds once supported 66 families living there. In May, House of Refuge lost all of its federal funding.
Jul. 25, 2016
Downtown Prescott
The small Yavapai County town is moving forward to regulate group homes for recovering addicts.
Jul. 25, 2016
A few years ago, Epic Thrift arrived in the Valley with a plan to redefine the experience with clean, well-organized stores offering on-trend items. But that plan failed and it’s creating problems for some former employees.
Jul. 25, 2016
Since launching the first-of-its-kind Baby Box program last December, Mountain Park Health Center has given away more than 600 boxes.
Jul. 25, 2016
Grand Canyon
With significant containment efforts made, the park service has reopened the roads to the popular Point Imperial and Cape Royal viewpoints.
Jul. 25, 2016
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No charges will be filed against the Winslow Police officer who fatally shot a Navajo woman in March.
Jul. 22, 2016
President Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act in December, and now educators are hoping it will give local areas more control over student assessment.
Jul. 22, 2016
Criminal defense lawyers representing Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and three others argued Friday their clients should not face criminal contempt of court charges for violating a federal judge’s orders.
Jul. 22, 2016
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New veteran-focused groups are gaining momentum as membership in more traditional groups falls.
Jul. 22, 2016
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After a series of offseason trades and signings, the Arizona Diamondbacks were expected to contend. But so far in 2016, just about everything that can go wrong, has--with home fans bearing the brunt of the losing.
Jul. 22, 2016
We may soon be seeing agaves, and their byproducts, in places besides the desert and shot glasses. Ford Motor Company is working with Jose Cuervo, the tequila maker, to take agave fibers left from the juice extraction process and incorporate them into the plastic to be used in car parts.
Jul. 22, 2016
Rain falls on Interstate 10
The state transportation department says it plans to widen two of the three stretches of I-10 between Phoenix and Tucson that are still two lanes.
Jul. 22, 2016
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Astronomer Ian Crossfield is one of those on the team that helped find the new planets . He’s a NASA Sagan Fellow at the University of Arizona.
Jul. 22, 2016
We talked about the GOP and LGBT issues with Matthew Shuman, co-president of Arizona’s Log Cabin Republicans, a group that represents gay conservatives.
Jul. 22, 2016
The Republican National Convention wrapped up last night, as Donald Trump accepted his party’s nomination for president. Hear a rundown of what happened from KJZZ's Jude Joffe-Block.
Jul. 22, 2016
Brazilian researchers say they’ve found another species of mosquito that is able to transmit the Zika virus to humans. That particular mosquito can be found in Arizona.
Jul. 22, 2016
A new medical marijuana growing facility will be built in Prescott Valley. The town council approved a final development plan to allow up to 40,000 square feet of greenhouse facility to be built immediately.
Jul. 22, 2016

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