KJZZ News

Paolo Bacigalupi’s novel The Water Knife
Paolo Bacigalupi’s novel, The Water Knife, imagines a not too distant future in Phoenix where people fight in the streets to claim their fair share of water.
Sep. 17, 2015
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We bring back Leszek Pawlowicz, our resident quiz master who has won a Jeopardy! Tournament of Champions. Each time he’s on, he’ll play one of us in a game of trivia, hosted by our producer Sarah Ventre. This week he’s playing KJZZ host Phil Latzman.
Sep. 17, 2015
Learning Pawsibilities
Listen to the sounds of Mirna Pacheco leading a dog training class at Learning Pawsibilities.
Sep. 17, 2015
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Think you’ve got what it takes to sing the national anthem at a Phoenix Suns game?
Sep. 17, 2015
Diane Douglas
This week, the Arizona Board of Education voted to authorize two new lawsuits against Diane Douglas, Arizona superintendent of public instruction.
Sep. 17, 2015
College graduates
A newly released study from the Arizona Board of Regents found less than half of the state’s high school graduates can get into its public universities.
Sep. 17, 2015
Tucson’s bus strike is over. It lasted 42 days.
Sep. 17, 2015
ASU officials confirmed Thursday that Dr. Matthew Whitaker has been relieved of all duties.
Sep. 17, 2015
dog hiking
Scottsdale fire officials are reminding pet owners it still may be too hot to take their pets out on the trail.
Sep. 17, 2015
Mark Brnovich
The number of children in state care has ballooned to more than 17,000 — that’s the highest figure in more than a decade.
Sep. 17, 2015
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The document has not been on exhibition since 2012.
Sep. 17, 2015
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Phoenix has a child poverty rate higher than the national average, according to numbers released Thursday in the U.S. Census Bureau's 2014 American Community Survey.
Sep. 17, 2015
El Nino, Diagram, Storms
Although recent monsoon storms have taken their toll on the valley and the region, there were no storms to be found in the Atlantic Ocean during hurricane season — at least for what seemed like a moment. But this may mean even more storms for the Southwest.
Sep. 17, 2015
Martin Quezada
As the future of Arizona’s K-12 education system remains blurred by questions of funding and ongoing political feuds, a group of elected officials wants to become a voice for the state’s growing demographic of Latino students.
Sep. 17, 2015
The U.S. military manages millions of acres across the West, much of which is home to critical habitat for rare species. Now environmentalists see this as an opportunity.
Sep. 17, 2015
EPA mine
Navajo President Russell Begaye called on Congress on Wednesday to hold the Environmental Protection Agency responsible for last month’s mine spill and provide compensation for the hundreds of Navajo farmers and ranchers affected.
Sep. 16, 2015
Michael Heller Arizona Storytellers
Michael Heller is the co-founder of Plus2 Technologies.
Sep. 16, 2015
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The number of professional theatre companies in Arizona is decreasing, and the state’s largest one, Arizona Theatre Company, is on the verge of some major leadership changes.
Sep. 16, 2015
Dance of the Bones
Best-selling novelist J.A. Jance's latest book, Dance of the Bones, features two of her recurring leads, J.P. Beaumont and Brandon Walker.
Sep. 16, 2015
David Fitzsimmons is a cartoonist, humor columnist and blogger at the Arizona Daily Star. Learn about Fitzsimmons’ favorite targets for satire.
Sep. 16, 2015

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