KJZZ News

DuVal, Ducey Dodge Questions About Marijuana
The major party candidates for governor, Democrat Fred DuVal and Republican Doug Ducey finally agree on something. Neither wants to say whether he inhaled marijuana.
Oct. 15, 2014
Comment Period Reopened For Yellow-Billed Cuckoo Habitat
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed to designate more than 546,000 acres of critical habitat in 80 separate units in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, Texas, Utah and Wyoming for the yellow-billed cuckoo.
Oct. 15, 2014
Cellular Dead Zone Caused Delay In Slide Fire Response
Community members say the Slide Fire, which scorched more than 21,000 acres of forest in Oak Creek Canyon last spring, could have been extinguished much sooner.
Oct. 15, 2014
Margaret Chos Standup Branches Out
When comedian Margaret Cho first hit national fame, it was based on a standup act featuring stories about her Korean roots and how she was perceived.
Oct. 14, 2014
Federal Judge Dismisses Violence Charge Against Shoe Thrower
A federal judge has dismissed a misdemeanor violence charge against the Phoenix woman accused of throwing a shoe at Hillary Clinton at an April metal recycling conference in Las Vegas.
Oct. 14, 2014
Ribbon Cutting Nogales Commemorates Expanded Border Crossing
Elected officials from both sides of the border will celebrate the expansion of Arizona’s busiest border crossing on Wednesday.
Oct. 14, 2014
Leaders Across Southwest Deliberate Drought Policy
From nuclear power to drip irrigated yards, millions of gallons of water are wasted through old technologies. Leaders across the southwest are trying change that.
Oct. 14, 2014
Kerr Donates To McKale Renovations
A former University of Arizona basketball star has given $1 million to help renovate McKale Center.
Oct. 14, 2014
Gubernatorial Candidates Discuss How To Deal With Impending Budget Shortfall
The two gubernatorial candidates focused on education, the economy and the budget in Tuesday’s debate. This is the last debate before the November election.
Oct. 14, 2014
Immigrant Children Begin School In New Mexico Detention Center
About 200 immigrant children held in a remote facility in New Mexico began school this week.
Oct. 14, 2014
Republican State Rep: Legalize Recreational Marijuana In Arizona
A Republican representative from Tucson is calling on his caucus to seriously consider making the recreational use of marijuana legal in Arizona.
Oct. 14, 2014
Gubernatorial Candidates Defend Poor Driving Records
Speculation is swirling around the driving record of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Fred DuVal, whose driver’s license was suspended for a time earlier this year.
Oct. 14, 2014
Giffords Launches Nine-State Tour For Tougher Gun Laws
Former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords launched a nine-state tour to promote tougher gun laws Tuesday in Portland, Maine.
Oct. 14, 2014
Arizona Storytellers: Laura Rutherford
Laura Rutherford grew up in Phoenix right next to the Arizona State Fairgrounds. Her childhood was chaotic and exciting every year when the fair came to town.
Oct. 14, 2014
How Do Fall Leaves Get Their Color?
Many Valley residents travel to Northern and Eastern Arizona for fall foliage. But what causes those colors? Turns out that the colors were there all along.
Oct. 14, 2014
Prescribed Burning At Kaibab National Forest
U.S. Forest Service rangers will burn parts of the Kaibab National Forest.
Oct. 14, 2014
Phoenix Mother Who Left Children In Car Must Pay Trust Fund
A Phoenix woman who left her children in a hot car earlier this year has only a few weeks left to fund a childcare and education trust fund.
Oct. 14, 2014
Mexico To Improve Highway Route To Nogales
Arizona delegates who recently visited Mexico City on a trade mission said Mexican officials have promised to improve the highway leading from Central Mexico to Nogales. The improvements are expected to improve the flow of goods between Arizona and Mexico.
Oct. 13, 2014
Valley Hospitals Say They Are Ready To Deal With Ebola Patients
The Centers for Disease Control said hospitals should “think Ebola.” This means be alert for patients who have symptoms of the virus or have recently traveled to an endemic area.
Oct. 13, 2014
Desert Shrub May Be Future of Rubber Production
Tire manufacturer Bridgestone has opened a new biorubber research center in Mesa, hoping that a small desert shrub can offer a sustainable alternative to the world’s only source of commercial rubber.
Oct. 13, 2014

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