KJZZ News

Technology is one of the fastest-growing and most competitive industries in the Valley, which comes at a very high price for employers.
Jul. 29, 2014
The National Park System protects some of the most beautiful and fragile ecosystems in the country. But those landscapes may start changing.
Jul. 28, 2014
Dust storms that travel through the valley can carry more than just dust. While many residents are familiar with the fungal infection Valley Fever, diagnosis has not always been accurate. New research aims to change that.
Jul. 28, 2014
Arizona State University biomedical engineers are teaming up with Phoenix Children’s Hospital to become pioneers in the field of three-dimensional heart models. A recent grant will allow this one-of-a-kind 3-D Cardiac Print Lab to expand, changing the lives of patients and surgeons.
Jul. 28, 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized clean air rules for a coal-fired power plant on Navajo land in northern Arizona. The goal is to reduce haze at Grand Canyon and other wilderness areas. But, environmentalists said it takes too long for the rules to take effect.
Jul. 28, 2014
Representative Jeff Miller and Senator Bernie Sanders unveiled the details of a compromise legislation designed to improve the Veterans Affairs health care system. The lawmakers estimate it will cost about $17 billion to fund.
Jul. 28, 2014
A judge will allow a lawsuit filed by animal massage therapists to move forward. A state board had tried to get the suit dismissed.
Jul. 28, 2014
A new study urges water conservation and reuse to protect Arizona and six other western states from drought.
Jul. 28, 2014
More Arizona drivers could soon have a car equipped with a new fuel-saving device.
Jul. 28, 2014
Voters may get another chance to decide if they want to create nonpartisan elections in the state.
Jul. 28, 2014
There’s a new way to get around downtown Tucson. The city’s streetcar started running Friday.
Jul. 25, 2014
Why do we choose to live in the part of the Valley we do? A new project aims to get answers to that question - it’s called Individualocracy.
Jul. 25, 2014
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever might not sound like an Arizona problem, but it is. The potentially deadly disease is most prevalent here during monsoon season.
Jul. 25, 2014
Arizona is mourning the loss of Bill Thompson. He's the man in the familiar derby hat and suit coat who entertained thousands of kids and adults each day on the "Wallace and Ladmo Show."
Jul. 25, 2014
An Arizona court of appeals has ruled that parents don’t have an inherent right to question their children at hearings that could sever their custody. It’s the first time a ruling like this has been made in Arizona.
Jul. 25, 2014
Telling stories is something that, for a lot of us, comes pretty naturally. "Did I ever tell you about the time my Uncle Jack ... ?" -- that sort of thing. But the art of storytelling can be used for a lot: healing, cultural exchange, building community. A conference in the Valley this weekend is bringing together storytellers from around the world.
Jul. 25, 2014
The endangered Mexican gray wolf would have a far greater territory to roam under new rules proposed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. It's the first proposed expansion since the agency began introducing wolves into the wild.
Jul. 25, 2014
The National Weather Service in Tucson conducted a special balloon release Friday morning in anticipation of an active weather pattern this afternoon. Meteorologists hope to get a better idea of how a rapid increase in gulf moisture will impact the forecast.
Jul. 25, 2014
More than twice as many Independent voters in Maricopa County have requested an early ballot for next month’s primary than voted in the 2012 primary.
Jul. 25, 2014
West Valley Hospital in Goodyear opened the doors to its Level I trauma center this week.
Jul. 25, 2014

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