KJZZ News

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The voter approved Prop 104 sales tax will fund a $31 billion transportation plan for transit and street improvement projects around Phoenix.
Jan. 1, 2016
Starting January 1, the city's sales tax rate increases to 7/10 of a cent.
Jan. 1, 2016
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality say levels of fine particulate matter may exceed federal health standards today.
Jan. 1, 2016
 Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West
One of America’s foremost groups of western art has a big anniversary this year.
Dec. 31, 2015
Nogales
The federal government is planning to open three new shelters to house unaccompanied migrant children, including one in the Southwest.
Dec. 31, 2015
House of the Future
A strategically sunken home in the middle of an Ahwatukee neighborhood once caught the attention of the world. It was called the "House of the Future."
Dec. 31, 2015
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We often hear that we are a sleep deprived nation, but a sleep specialist from University of Arizona said we may be even more dream deprived.
Dec. 31, 2015
Food
The National Restaurant Association has issued its culinary forecast for 2016, and it includes more locally-sourced meats and seafood and less kale salad and gluten-free food.
Dec. 31, 2015
fireworks
Last year a law was signed into effect that allows the sale and use of ground fireworks on New Year's Eve through to January 3.
Dec. 31, 2015
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Parents have been known to be willing to do just about anything for their kids.
Dec. 31, 2015
Bathroom Sign
For many, the idea of using an outhouse at a personal business is not appealing. Indoor plumbing was a great technological advance.
Dec. 31, 2015
College graduates
The federal government requires school districts across the country to use a uniform calculation to determine graduation rates.
Dec. 31, 2015
The Arizona Department of Transportation is warning travelers this long New Year's Eve weekend to expect heavy traffic on US-180 into Flagstaff.
Dec. 31, 2015
stingray bay
Listen to the sounds of Lexi and Xavier Sansores, along with Ashley Pickett, feeding stingrays at the Phoenix Zoo.
Dec. 31, 2015
The average temperature this year was warmer than usual, which could be due, in part, to Phoenix’s rising population.
Dec. 31, 2015
The Arizona Department of Health is now considering the mosquito-borne Zika virus in people who exhibit similar symptoms and have traveled to affected countries like those in Central and South America.
Dec. 31, 2015
Ryan Giroux
Ryan Giroux faces charges in a connection with a series of shootings, carjacking and a home invasion.
Dec. 31, 2015
Andy Tobin
Andy Tobin replaces Susan Bitter Smith, who resigned from the commission in the face of allegations that her outside jobs created a conflict of interest.
Dec. 31, 2015
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The state sued Aftermath Solutions, accusing a company worker of transporting medical waste to their home.
Dec. 31, 2015
APS
Arizona’s largest utility will not disclose its political donations. APS says doing so would violate the company’s constitutional rights.
Dec. 31, 2015

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