KJZZ News

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Maricopa County has confirmed its first pediatric flu death of the season. It follows an announcement by the state that the flu is now widespread in Arizona.
Feb. 19, 2016
Cancer MoonShot 2020 logo
Arizona leaders gathered at the capitol Thursday to welcome a new research initiative for pediatric cancer. The national consortium hopes to dramatically change how treatment centers approach the second-leading cause of death for children.
Feb. 19, 2016
OSIRIS-REx
One item aboard the spacecraft will be a collection of sketches, photographs, graphics, poems, songs, short videos or any other creative or artistic expression of what it means to be an explorer.
Feb. 19, 2016
Water sprinkler
Avondale Finance Director Abbe Yacoben said a number of residents came to the council meeting to say what they thought about the rate increase.
Feb. 19, 2016
In 2010 Arizonans were allowed to buy sparklers, fountains and smoke devices. But anything that explodes or shoots in the air has since remained off limits.
Feb. 19, 2016
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The Department of Child Safety violated Arizona law by interviewing a child without parental consent. That’s according to a report from the state’s ombudsman. But this legal issue isn’t expected to have much of a practical effect.
Feb. 19, 2016
 flooding irrigation
Growing grain in Arizona these days uses less water than ever before, and production is up, according to a University of Arizona study that came out earlier this year.
Feb. 19, 2016
oasis bedrooms store
While layoffs are scheduled to begin this month for The RoomStores and Oasis Bedrooms will start closing its remaining four stores, Tuft and Needle is celebrating its growth.
Feb. 18, 2016
Grand Canyon University
The head of Grand Canyon University told investors in a Wednesday conference call that the school could return to nonprofit status by the middle of this year.
Feb. 18, 2016
One of the most recognizable voices on public radio will be signing off later this year.
Feb. 18, 2016
liquid assets
Even with expectations for El Nino to drop more water in the West, the drought’s impact is being felt in a deep way in Arizona, California and Nevada.
Feb. 18, 2016
Grand Canyon
Arizona is full of historic places. Some are obvious, while others are more off the beaten path.
Feb. 18, 2016
cellphone
A coalition of groups representing deaf Arizonans has sued the state.
Feb. 18, 2016
A state House committee Wednesday approved a bill that would eliminate licensing requirements for several professions.
Feb. 18, 2016
Downtown Phoenix
Wednesday’s high temperature was 90 degrees, setting the record for the day.
Feb. 18, 2016
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The Phoenix Suns have been struggling this season and are potentially on pace for the second-worst record in team history.
Feb. 18, 2016
piano
Beginning later this month if you happen to be around downtown Mesa you may be able to randomly play the piano.
Feb. 18, 2016
business people
Four Arizona CEOs have left their positions in January, mirroring a national trend of executive officer turnovers.
Feb. 18, 2016
flu shot
More than 5,000 cases of flu have been reported this season, going back to early October. People in all 15 counties have been affected.
Feb. 18, 2016
Mexican gray wolf
The endangered Mexican gray wolf population in Arizona and New Mexico is down.
Feb. 18, 2016

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