KJZZ News

Pear Cider Tax Decrease Proposed
Arizona lawmakers are moving to put pears on the same footing as apples for tax purposes.
March 12, 2014
 Senators Propose Bill To Repay States After Shutdown
Four U.S. senators introduced a bill Tuesday that would repay states for using their own money to open national parks during last fall’s federal government shutdown.
March 12, 2014
BLM Looking For Burro Birth Control
The federal government is looking for help from scientists to control the West’s wild horse and burro population. The Bureau of Land Management wants to develop new forms of contraception.
March 12, 2014
Pleas Entered In Navajo Fund Bribery Case
The Navajo Nation Council speaker and his predecessor have pleaded not guilty to bribery and conspiracy charges.
March 12, 2014
Brewer To Retire At End Of Term
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer ended speculation about her future Wednesday by announcing she will retire at the end of her term.
March 12, 2014
Federal Health Care Enrollment Jumps Up In Arizona
More Arizonans are purchasing insurance as the deadline approaches to sign-up under the federal health care program. The latest federal statistics show a increase in enrollment in the state over the past few weeks.
March 12, 2014
Oklahoma Man Under Investigation For Allegedly Threatening Arpaio
An Oklahoma man has been arrested for allegedly threatening Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
March 12, 2014
Burmese Seniors Learn English
A group of Burmese refugees are working hard to learn English, even though some are illiterate and have never held a pencil.
March 12, 2014
Arizona House Changes Course On Federal Land Bill
Two of three bills the Arizona House of Representatives voted down last week met the same fate Tuesday.
March 11, 2014
Arizona Snowbowl s First Year Of Snowmaking
The Arizona Snowbowl said it has had a good season, despite the lack of snow on the San Francisco Peaks.
March 11, 2014
Bill Creates Farm Animals Exemption In Animal Abuse Laws
The Arizona House has approved a bill that would allow people who deliberately torture or abuse livestock to face only a misdemeanor charge.
March 11, 2014
House Approves Bill That Outlaws Forwarding Nude Photos
The Arizona House has unanimously passed legislation to make it illegal to post someone else’s naked photo online.
March 11, 2014
11 Tucson School Buses Vandalized
The search is on in the Tucson Unified School District, for the vandals who damaged eleven buses over the weekend.
March 11, 2014
Groups Debate Laws Against Harboring, Transporting Undocumented Immigrants
Attorneys for immigrant rights groups asked the United States Supreme Court on Monday to block a last-ditch attempt by the state to start prosecuting people for harboring and transporting those who are not in the country legally.
March 11, 2014
 Popular Tejano Band Returns To Mexican Border City
The popular Tejano band "Intocable" gave a concert in Ciudad Juárez over the weekend ending a years-long absence in a city where drug violence has kept outsiders from visiting.
March 11, 2014
Martin Scorsese On Soundtracks In Movies And His Life
I design so many scenes, driving on the freeways, listening to music." Interview by James Sullivan, 1999.
March 11, 2014
Bike Master Plan Aims To Boost Ridership
The city of Phoenix is in the last stages of putting together a huge document, outlining its plans to make getting around on a bicycle easier and safer.
March 11, 2014
HB2655 Would End Most State Deportations
State Democratic leaders say they have sponsored a bill that would end most deportations in Arizona.
March 11, 2014
Castle Hot Springs Has Been Sold
A secluded desert resort that entertained many of the country’s wealthiest families has been sold.
March 10, 2014
Final Radio Call Honors Fallen Police Officer
The police dispatcher who was on duty when Detective John Hobbs was shot and killed last week made a final radio call on Monday afternoon.
March 10, 2014

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