KJZZ News

Phoenix And Tucson Make Innovative Water Conservation Deal
Phoenix and Tucson this week signed a deal to move water between the state’s two biggest cities.
Oct. 3, 2014
Outlander Author Talks About Her Book And The Hit Series
After two decades and 25 million book sales, Arizona author Diana Gabaldon is a literary sensation. Now, one of her book series called "Outlander" has been made into a hit TV series.
Oct. 3, 2014
Valley Fever Drug Gets Fast Tracked By FDA
A drug that has the potential to cure Valley Fever is getting fast tracked by the Food and Drug Administration.
Oct. 3, 2014
Did You Know: Arizonas Slanted Southern Border Was Negotiated
Ever wondered how Arizona’s southern border got its shape? At least one answer may lie in a group of land surveyors who worked the area in the days before statehood and, more specifically, about what they’d been drinking when they drew the line.
Oct. 3, 2014
Tiny Desert Concert: American Longspurs
American Longspurs’s music fits into lots of different categories and incorporates elements of bluegrass, modern country and other Americana sounds.
Oct. 3, 2014
JPMorgans Cyber Attack Hits 83 Million Households, Businesses
New details on the JPMorgan security breach show that it was one of the largest on record, and it's the latest development in a trend of cyber attacks across the country.
Oct. 3, 2014
Mesa Police Department Accepting Applications For 911 Operators
The Mesa Police Department is accepting applications for multiple 911 operator positions.
Oct. 3, 2014
Cooler Temperatures On The Way After Warm Weekend
It probably won’t feel like it this weekend when we have the potential to hit triple-digits for what should be the last time this year, but cooler temperatures are not that far away.
Oct. 3, 2014
Americas Taco Shop Shuts Down Central Phoenix Location
The 7th Avenue location in Phoenix was one of the first America's Taco Shop restaurants, but ended its five-year run this week when the lease expired.
Oct. 3, 2014
Lawsuit Filed By Peoria City Councilman Dismissed
Ron Aames has represented the city's Palo Verde District since 2007. He had 1,852 votes in the August 26 primary compared to 1,803 for challenger Michael Finn.
Oct. 3, 2014
Country Star Waylon Jennings Personal Items To Be Sold At Phoenix Auction
Waylon Jennings was one of the original outlaws of country music and he spent a lot of time in Arizona. In fact, he’s buried at a cemetery in Mesa.
Oct. 3, 2014
People Gather To Read Banned Plays In Phoenix
There’s a budding tradition here in Phoenix. People have been gathering to watch actors – sometimes experienced, sometimes not - read plays that have been banned or censored.
Oct. 3, 2014
Disaster Declaration For Sept. 8 Storm
A disaster declaration for Maricopa County has been declared after the Sept. 8 storm.
Oct. 2, 2014
Historic Phoenix Neighborhood Affected By New FAA Flight Paths
When the Federal Aviation Administration implemented new arrival and departure procedures at Sky Harbor Airport last month, the agency had no idea the move would rally residents in one Central Phoenix neighborhood. But fly-over noise is just one of many issues facing residents.
Oct. 2, 2014
Yellow-Billed Cuckoo Added To Endangered Species List
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service decided Thursday to add the western population of a bird to the Endangered Species List.
Oct. 2, 2014
Arizona Schools Arent Relying On Money From The Legislature
Governor Jan Brewer told the legislature to pay the public schools the money they are owed from a recent court decision. School districts are facing budget deficits and don’t know if they can rely on those funds.
Oct. 2, 2014
SCOTUS To Hear Arizona Redistricting Case
The United States Supreme Court will consider a challenge by Arizona Republicans to the state’s congressional districting map.
Oct. 2, 2014
New Urban Farmers Should Take A Closer Look At Valley Soil
The sight of empty lots being replaced by gardens is becoming a common one in the Valley. As cooler weather brings out new gardeners, its probably a good idea to check out what’s in your soil before you start.
Oct. 2, 2014
Military Surplus Saves Taxpayers Money, But Who Is Getting Armed?
Police clashing with demonstrators is nothing new, but in Ferguson, Mo. recently, there were scenes of military-style vehicles patrolling the streets during protests. That brought into the public eye a controversial federal program that transfers surplus military equipment to local law enforcement.
Oct. 2, 2014
At First Glance, Distribution Of Military Surplus Is Unclear
The federal program that transfers military surplus weapons, vehicles, and equipment to local law enforcement agencies has been getting intense public and congressional scrutiny of late. Some states and agencies receive far more surplus than others, and it's unclear why.
Oct. 2, 2014

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