KJZZ News

Fiesta Bowl Names Former Coyotes CEO As New Director
The Fiesta Bowl has named its new executive director.
May 5, 2014
BLM Says It
The Bureau of Land Management says it is well equipped to handle the fire season this year.
May 5, 2014
Leisure, Hospitality Sectors To See Job Growth
Murthy also sees continued growth in construction, with most of it taking place in multi-family home building.
May 5, 2014
Voucher Amounts To Increase For Kids Going To Private, Parochial Schools
Arizona taxpayers are going to shell out more money to help parents send their kids to private and parochial schools than they would to keep them in traditional public schools.
May 5, 2014
Valley Fever Fungus Found In Washington State
A fungus that can launch a fatal illness, which has mainly been confined to areas of the Southwest, has been found for the first time in the northwestern U.S.
May 5, 2014
Arizona Diamondbacks And Some Cities Jump On "Zero-Waste" Bandwagon
Major league sports teams, businesses and cities are promoting “zero waste” programs across the country. The idea is to get rid landfills someday. But that won’t be easy.
May 5, 2014
Phoenix City Council, Some Unions At Impasse
The Phoenix City Council is facing a situation it hasn’t seen in almost 30 years
May 5, 2014
Phoenix VA Investigation Continues After Suspension Of Administrators
The investigation into the Phoenix Veterans Affairs medical center continued Friday. The announcement that three officials have been placed on administrative leave is the latest development emerging from the probe.
May 2, 2014
Phoenix Students Try Distracted Driving Simulator
Arcadia High School students tested their ability to text and drive Friday. The program was designed to demonstrate the dangers of distracted driving the day before prom.
May 2, 2014
Did You Know: Phoenix Indian Was Arizona
Arizona was once the home to a unique school campus that existed for nearly a century. Today part of that school remains in central Phoenix.
May 2, 2014
Jane
There’s a growing movement in neighborhoods across the U.S., where people get to know their neighborhood and each other just by walking. They’re guided tours called Jane’s Walks, led by and for locals.
May 2, 2014
Videos Projected Onto Library For One-Night Showing
The Burton Barr Central Library in downtown Phoenix will project three different pieces of video art on its outside walls.
May 2, 2014
Heard Museum Exhibit Constructed By Visitor Votes
You can vote on pretty much anything now — who wins the recording contract, who makes an All-Star team, whose Facebook post or tweet you like best. And which pieces should be part of a museum exhibit.
May 2, 2014
Peoria Looking To Build Up Entertainment District
Peoria residents will have a chance on Monday to weigh in on proposed development in the city’s P83 entertainment district, at 83rd Avenue and Bell.
May 2, 2014
San Tan Valley Sexual Assault Suspect Back In Custody
An 18-year-old man is back in custody after being accused as a serial sexual predator who allegedly targeted fellow high school students. Nearly 20 victims have come forward so far.
May 2, 2014
Arizona Job Growth Predicted To Be Sluggish Through 2015
A new economic forecast from the Arizona Department of Administration indicates continued sluggish job growth through 2015.
May 2, 2014
Ronstadt
Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and Arizona native Linda Ronstadt is putting her Tucson home on the market.
May 2, 2014
New Driver
The state of Arizona is changing the way it issues driver’s licenses to improve security and reduce identity theft.
May 2, 2014
Nonprofit Keeps Unwanted Building Materials Out Of The Dumpster
By one government estimate, 160 million tons of construction and demolition waste end up in landfills every year. One Valley nonprofit is trying to keep some of it out of the trash.
May 2, 2014
Firefighting To Cost More Than Expected
Federal agencies project it will cost $1.8 billion to fight wildfires this season. But they’re short about $470 million, according to a Congressionally mandated report.
May 1, 2014

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