1,000 people were killed on Arizona roadways in 2017. The numbers show an increase in deaths from the year before, and confirm that impairment, speeding, reckless driving and failure to wear a seat belt are still the leading factors in traffic fatalities in our state.
Climate has always been one of Arizona’s selling points, but this time of year, it can feel like more of a downside. There are efforts to try to deal with the heat and, in some cases, reverse the warming trends.
More parents are choosing not to vaccinate their children in Arizona. In some cases, parts of Yavapai and Coconino Counties have exemption rates as high as 14 percent. These pockets are more susceptible to an outbreak because the herd immunity is so low.
This week, the Two Guys On Your Head, Dr. Art Markman, and Dr. Bob Duke, will toss around the topic of jerks – and provide some insightful, doctor-prescribed strategies for handling difficult people in our lives.
School districts in the East and West Valley are growing, and teachers are feeling the strain. KJZZ's Education Desk investigates how districts are planning to keep up with the growth without funding from the state.