KJZZ News

Arizona Population Among Youngest
New numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau show Arizona has one of the younger populations in the country.
Jan. 2, 2014
Whenever they (fans) tell me they make love to my music, I tell them to do one for me." Interview by Jeanne Wolf, 1991.
Jan. 2, 2014
"I can remember trying to impress my dad with my sense of humor. Sometimes succeeding, sometimes failing." Interview by Jane Borden, 2008.
Jan. 2, 2014
McCain Wants Afghan President To Sign Security Agreement
Arizona Sen. John McCain, in Afghanistan with several other U.S. senators, said they have warned Afghan President Hamid Karzai about the consequences of failing to sign a key security agreement with the United States.
Jan. 2, 2014
A Tucson lawyer has asked the United States Supreme Court to take up a case that may help determine just how thoroughly border officials can search electronics from U.S. citizens without reasonable suspicion.
Jan. 2, 2014
Federal Judge Allows For Release Of SB 1070 Documents And Emails
A federal judge is allowing challengers to the state’s immigration law, SB 1070, to see what advice advocacy groups are giving state lawmakers.
Jan. 2, 2014
Legislative Session Resumes On Jan. 13
The Arizona legislative session will be starting soon, but one political expert doubts there will be any big surprises.
Jan. 2, 2014
Environmental Advocate Says Backcountry And Roadless Lands Need To Be Preserved
Oil and gas development, along with timber extraction are threatening some of the nation’s backcountry and roadless land, according to an environmental advocate with the National Wildlife Federation.
Jan. 2, 2014
Christmas Tree Recycling Locations
The holidays are over but don't throw out that Christmas tree. Recycle it instead.
Jan. 2, 2014
Arizona Anticipates Doctor Shortage
Some experts are predicting a severe shortage of doctors in Arizona when the new federal health care program starts in the new year. The flood of newly insured patients could mean longer wait times to see a doctor in some parts of the state.
Jan. 2, 2014
New Report Shows Job Growth
A new report shows employment in Arizona grew by almost 2 percent between November 2012 and November of 2013.
Jan. 2, 2014
One of the most scenic portions of the coastal highway between Tijuana and Ensenada collapsed on Dec. 28, plunging a cement truck at least 100 feet toward the sea. Geologists had warned the area was unstable for decades.
Jan. 1, 2014
Grand Canyon Helicopter Tours Make An Effort
Starting Wednesday, Grand Canyon National Park is reducing fees for air tour operators who use technology to quiet the sound of aircraft.
Jan. 1, 2014
Former Fiesta Bowl Leader Asks For Sentencing Delay
The former leader of the Fiesta Bowl, John Junker, is asking for another delay in his sentencing on a federal court conviction in a campaign-finance scheme.
Jan. 1, 2014
Renzi Asks For Delay
A former member of the state’s congressional delegation is asking for a delay in the date he is to report to prison.
Jan. 1, 2014
Best Of KJZZs Here And Now 2013, Hour Two
This week's second hour of our special holiday version of "KJZZ's Here and Now" features some of the more interesting and unique interviews of the year. Celebrate the New Year by revisiting some of the best moments of 2013.
Jan. 1, 2014
Banner Health To Buy Struggling Casa Grande Hospital
Banner Health has announced it plans to buy a community hospital in Pinal County.
Jan. 1, 2014
Arizona Minimum Wage Goes Up
Arizonans who make minimum wage will get a raise Wednesday.
Dec. 31, 2013
Arizona Campaign Encourages Safe Sex
Outside of spring break, New Year’s Eve may be the biggest time of the year for risky behavior including unprotected sex. An Arizona campaign, now in its second year, is out to encourage safe sex among holiday partiers.
Dec. 31, 2013
APS Buys Shares
A Navajo-owned company has acquired a coal mine in northwestern New Mexico, and Arizona’s largest utility is buying more of the power the plant produces.
Dec. 31, 2013

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