KJZZ News

Mesa Verde National Park’s Sun Temple
A sacred site built in southwest Colorado around 800 years ago hints that the ancestral Pueblo people might have used geometry, even though they lacked a written language or system of numerals. The author says the Sun Temple at Mesa Verde National Park offers the first hard evidence that a prehistoric North American society possibly employed such figures in construction.
Feb. 27, 2017
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is in Washington D.C. where he and other state executives are discussing their priorities with President Trump.
Feb. 27, 2017
Bathroom Sign
Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas said her office will not be weighing in on the question of which bathroom a transgender student in Arizona should use.
Feb. 27, 2017
Football field
Tempe star recruit for University of Arizona is first full scholarship openly gay football player in major-college football history.
Feb. 27, 2017
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
The Arizona House has given its initial approval to a new bill on undocumented immigrants that require local governments to cooperate with federal immigration agents in their pursuit of them.
Feb. 27, 2017
Ted Diethrich
A pioneering Phoenix heart surgeon has passed away after a long battle with brain cancer.
Feb. 27, 2017
Gov. Doug Ducey
The National Governor’s Winter meeting became sharply divided Saturday over Medicaid. Republicans, including Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, argued the Affordable Care Act is failing the Medicaid system and needs reforming.
Feb. 27, 2017
The Affordable Care Act has brought Medicaid coverage to more than 400,000 people in Arizona, but plans in Congress to repeal the law and reform Medicaid could force Arizona to restrict or roll back coverage.
Feb. 27, 2017
At last night’s Academy Awards Emma Stone won the Best Actress Oscar for her performance in "La La Land." With the award, she also becomes the first Arizona native to win an Oscar for acting.
Feb. 27, 2017
desks in a classroom
The graduation rate among English Language Learners is lagging behind that of non-ELL students in the United States. A report by NPR shows ELL students in Arizona have the worst graduation rate in the country.
Feb. 27, 2017
The change comes just one week after MCSO said it would no longer perform courtesy holds for Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Feb. 27, 2017
ACA Rally
More than a hundred people who work in health care were protesting Republican plans to repeal the Affordable Care Act on Saturday in Phoenix.
Feb. 27, 2017
Phoenix VA hospital
Opening statements are scheduled for Monday in a civil trial accusing the Phoenix VA Health Care System of medical malpractice. Steven Cooper, an 18-year U.S. Army veteran, has accused the VA of failing to diagnose him with prostate cancer.
Feb. 27, 2017
Community outrage over a deal between the city of Phoenix and Grand Canyon University led to big changes several years ago. But, now one councilmember thinks the process may have too many hoops.
Feb. 27, 2017
Palo Verde golf course
Nearly four years after approving a $17 million plan to keep city-owned golf courses open, Phoenix leaders could once again debate whether to stay in the golf business. The Parks and Recreation Department says more rounds are being played, but program remains in the red.
Feb. 27, 2017
One of Phoenix’s largest outdoor shopping centers is undergoing a $15 million makeover. When Desert Ridge Marketplace opened in 2001, the open-air shopping project was considered innovative.
Feb. 25, 2017
ASU logo
A January survey of anxiety by the American Psychological Association said stress levels are at a 10-year high, in part because of information overload. One group at ASU is trying to understand the effects.
Feb. 24, 2017
A section of Interstate 10 will be closed for road work starting tonight. The Arizona Department of Transportation says eastbound I-10 between 75th and 51st avenues will be closed until 2 p.m. Saturday.
Feb. 24, 2017
It’s time for the KJZZ Friday Newscap. Our special guest panelists this week are Laurie Roberts, a columnist at The Arizona Republic, and Jim Nintzel, a columnist at the Tucson Weekly.
Feb. 24, 2017
A top Mexican government official is taking a tough stance on potential U.S. policies, saying that the country will not receive deportees from countries other than Mexico and that his country does not need financial aid from the U.S.
Feb. 24, 2017

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