KJZZ News

Eric Miller
Arizona leaders have spent a lot of energy trying to make Arizona a leader in the biosciences. Now, someone familiar with the industry is asking whether the state’s biotech community has achieved critical mass.
May. 5, 2016
Navajo Nation seal
Navajo Nation lawmakers have approved a $150 million bill that supporters say would serve as a stimulus for the nation.
May. 5, 2016
Arizona DOT
The Arizona Department of Transportation is re-evaluating its policy and procedures when it comes to roadside memorials. The move comes after the agency was criticized for removing memorials with notifying family members.
May. 5, 2016
Ulises Ferragut
Attorneys for Leslie Merritt Jr. have asked a judge to permanently dismiss all charges against him and they’ve accused prosecutors of trying to delay trial.
May. 5, 2016
sampling of flavored liquids
Arizona banned the sale of e-cigarettes to people under the age of 18 in 2013. On Thursday, the Federal Food and Drug Administration did the same on a national level.
May. 5, 2016
Citizen scientists collect insects
Several species of aquatic insects are mysteriously missing from the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon. Scientists now know that’s because dam managers rapidly change the river’s level to meet electricity demand.
May. 5, 2016
Robert Graham
The chairman of Arizona’s Republican Party says he’s fully behind Donald Trump as the GOP's presidential nominee.
May. 5, 2016
puppy dog
The measure is designed to overrule existing ordinances in Phoenix and Tempe that allow pet shops to sell only rescue and shelter animals.
May. 5, 2016
Arizona Republican Party logo
Robert Graham says it’s time for his party to unite around Trump as the Republican presidential nominee.
May. 5, 2016
Handgun
A bid to allow some Arizona gun owners to bring their weapons into public buildings may be over.
May. 5, 2016
The Arizona Senate has joined the House in passing a pair of bills that could ease the requirement for developers in two rural counties to show there's enough water to supply new homes.
May. 5, 2016
Until voters decide the fate of Proposition 123 on May 17, many Valley school districts are trying to plan for both scenarios-– one if it passes, another if it doesn't. And they’re miles apart.
May. 5, 2016
People at Sky Harbor
City Council to consider new seven-year contracts to bring new shops to Terminal 4.
May. 5, 2016
Maricopa Community Colleges
The Maricopa Community College District has a new chancellor. The governing board appointed Dr. Maria Harper-Marinick to lead the state’s largest community college system.
May. 5, 2016
Some went to four day school weeks, others are looking at a budget shortfall even with extra Prop 123 dollars.
May. 5, 2016
Phoenix Coyotes
The Arizona Coyotes have called a press conference this morning to make a “major” announcement.
May. 5, 2016
The Arizona Senate has joined the House in passing a pair of bills that could ease the requirement for developers in two rural counties to show there's enough water to supply new homes.
May. 4, 2016
Grand Canyon University
Grand Canyon University (GCU) asked the Phoenix City Council to change 300 acres of land designated as residential and commercial to public-quasi public. That would allow the school to redevelop smaller parcels into larger developments.
May. 4, 2016
Bob Burns
An Arizona regulator does have the power to inspect alleged "dark money" spending by the state’s largest utility, according to an opinion from state Attorney General Mark Brnovich issued Wednesday.
May. 4, 2016
Chino Valley seal
Medical marijuana grow sites have had a polarizing effect on an Arizona town known as a prime spot for agriculture.
May. 4, 2016

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