KJZZ News

San Diego City Council Approves Plan To Recycle Wastewater
As California continues to try new ways to deal with the ongoing drought, one city has agreed to advance a $2.5-billion plan to recycle wastewater for drinking.
Nov. 19, 2014
Phoenix Parklet Program Will Take Away Parking Spots Downtown
Phoenix will soon allow business owners to convert parking spaces in front of their store into mini parks.
Nov. 18, 2014
Colossal Cave Mountain Park Gets Financial Help From Pima County
The Colossal Cave Mountain Park near Tucson is getting an infusion of much-needed cash for repairs and operations. The Pima County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to temporarily help the park while it searches for a new private firm to manage the property.
Nov. 18, 2014
Mens Ice Hockey Goes Varsity At ASU
Men’s ice hockey just got a big promotion at Arizona State University.
Nov. 18, 2014
 Native Children Exposed To Violence More Than Any Other Race
American Indian and Alaska Native children suffer exposure to violence at rates higher than any other race in the United States, according to a 2013 federal report.
Nov. 18, 2014
Pew Research Study Shows Number Of Unauthorized Immigrants In Arizona Decreasing
The number of unauthorized immigrants in Arizona is dropping dramatically.
Nov. 18, 2014
Democrat Asks For More Votes To Be Counted In Arizona Congressional District
An attorney for the Ron Barber campaign has asked that about 130 rejected early and provisional ballots be counted.
Nov. 18, 2014
Livestock Operators Receive First Payments From Wolf/Livestock Coexistence Council
Livestock operators in Arizona and New Mexico are receiving their first payments from the Mexican Wolf/Livestock Coexistence Council. The seven month old program is getting mixed reviews from activist groups.
Nov. 18, 2014
Magnets In Football Helmets May Reduce Risk of Concussion
Researchers have released the results of a study that show adding magnets to football helmets could reduce the risk of concussions. The helmets would literally repel each other, reducing the force of collision.
Nov. 18, 2014
Arizona Storytellers: Robert Olson
KJZZ is partnering with the Arizona Republic to bring you the Arizona Storytellers project on the radio. Storytellers in Phoenix share their stories at live events in town. Some of the stories are about living here, some are not.
Nov. 18, 2014
Arrest Warrant For Newly Elected Representative Dropped
An arrest warrant for a newly elected state representative has been dropped, after outstanding fines were paid.
Nov. 18, 2014
Ducey Faces Budget Challenges As He Prepares To Take Office
The state is currently spending $9.3 billion. That will increase by $100 million next year, even if Arizona does not shell out the $336 million it owes the public schools.
Nov. 18, 2014
Tucson Apartment Towers Agree To Eviction For Residents Disrupting Islamic Center
Apartment managers and Tucson City Council members are taking action to stop students from disrupting the Islamic Center in Tucson near the University of Arizona campus.
Nov. 18, 2014
City of Phoenix Opens Live Data Access On Valley Metro Transit System
Many Valley Metro riders know that when their bus or light rail arrives, it may not match the time on their schedule. But a new policy may make live transit data available to the public, though your access to it may be outside the city’s hands.
Nov. 18, 2014
Police Union Holds No-Confidence Vote For Phoenix Chief
The Phoenix Law Enforcement Association is holding a vote of no confidence on the city’s police chief Daniel Garcia.
Nov. 17, 2014
Pope Francis Visit To U.S. Could Include Stop In A Border State
The Vatican confirmed Pope Francis will visit the United States next fall and he might even stop in Arizona. But the pope’s travel itinerary has not yet been finalized.
Nov. 17, 2014
Phoenix Art Museum Names New Director
Amada Cruz has been named the new director at the Phoenix Art Museum.
Nov. 17, 2014
Timber Trucks Can Carry More Weight On Some State Routes
Timber trucks may soon be allowed to carry additional weight on several state highways. The change is part of a pilot program being launched by the Arizona Department of Transportation and the State Forestry Division.
Nov. 17, 2014
Tucson Meeting To Address Ongoing Issues With Apartment Towers Near Campus
A meeting Monday is aimed at trying to solve issues between the Islamic Center of Tucson and a nearby apartment complex. In recent weeks there have been incidents of bottles being thrown at the center from the apartments above.
Nov. 17, 2014
Phoenix Residents Cautiously Optimistic About FAA Response
Phoenix residents say they’re cautiously optimistic about the Federal Aviation Administration’s response to complaints about recent flight path changes over residential neighborhoods.
Nov. 17, 2014

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