solar panels
Arizona’s top utility regulator wants to up the state’s renewable energy target to 30 percent by 2030, but not everyone agrees on how to get there, let alone whether a new goal is necessary.
Dec. 2, 2016
Domestic-violence victim
When Arizonans passed Proposition 206 on Election Day, they voted to raise the minimum wage to $12 an hour by 2020. But, a lesser-known provision of the ballot initiative will also allow domestic-violence victims to take paid sick leave to deal with the violence.
Dec. 2, 2016

KJZZ News

Jacob Brooks
Protesters have been camped out on federal land at the Dakota Access construction site in North Dakota for months, and now winter has arrived, dumping almost two feet of snow on the encampment the last week of November.
Dec. 2, 2016
In the world of online shopping, labels can make a big impact on what you buy for yourself and what you buy for others. Research from an Arizona State University marketing professor shows people are more likely to buy an item labeled “best-seller” for someone else.
Dec. 2, 2016
Arizona Corporation Commissioner Bob Burns has rejected a proposed settlement from APS — the deal would have ended Burns’ dispute against the utility over its refusal to disclose spending in the 2014 election.
Dec. 2, 2016
Fury over spiking water bills in Buckeye has drawn the attention of the Arizona Attorney General’s Office. A Nov. 22 letter to the city from the state's Consumer Information and Complaints unit included a homeowner’s written complaint about Buckeye’s billing practices.
Dec. 2, 2016
oranges
Arizona’s grapefruit season begins in December. As the nation’s fourth-largest producer, Arizona citrus is primarily sold as fresh fruit.
Dec. 2, 2016

NPR News

After a former pro player went public with allegations he had been sexually abused as a child by a well-regarded coach, a wave of similar reports emerged. One player says he was paid for his silence.
Dec. 2, 2016
Tomlinson was known for his gifted storytelling and award-winning journalism in both public radio and television. A colleague said he was "a foreign correspondent straight out of central casting."
Dec. 2, 2016
Trump's conversation is thought to be the first between a U.S. president or president-elect since the U.S. broke diplomatic relations with Taiwan in 1979.
Dec. 2, 2016
Pipeline and prisons and tantrums at Starbucks: these are a few of our favorite stories this week.
Dec. 2, 2016
Noctilucent clouds, high-altitude clouds that appear to glow in the sky at night, usually show up in the Southern Hemisphere summer. Satellite images showed them covering Antarctica in early November.
Dec. 2, 2016