KJZZ News

Odd Jobs: The Art Of Making Fake Eyes
It goes without saying that just about everything in this modern world is mass-produced. But there are a few exceptions: homemade cookies, artisanal cheese and – as it turns out – eyeballs.
July 11, 2014
Herb Paine: Fidelity To Truth In Politics
Having just celebrated the birth of our country, it strikes me that something essential to the Declaration of Independence has been lost. It is the truth.
July 11, 2014
Arizona Senators To Introduce Legislation To Address Child Migrant Crisis
The legislation is intended to stem the flow of child migrants. It would also allow more people in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras to apply for asylum at the U.S. consulates in those countries.
July 10, 2014
Phoenix Housing Market Remains Flat
A new report said Valley home prices were flat again in May. Sales have dropped by as much as 20 percent in the past year.
July 10, 2014
College Football Game Dubbed The Cactus Bowl
It started as college football’s Copper Bowl in 1989, then became the Insight Bowl and most recently was the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl. Now it will be known as the Cactus Bowl.
July 10, 2014
Gay Arizonans Married Out Of State May Get New Employment Benefits
A new rule proposed by the Department of Labor could extend some employment benefits to gay Arizonans who get legally married in another state.
July 10, 2014
General Election Guide Stuffed With Voter Opinions
When Arizona voters receive their general election voter guide this year, they will see arguments from fellow citizens included in the pamphlet.
July 10, 2014
EPA Finalizes Pollution Controls At Six Arizona Facilities
The EPA has finalized stricter limits on air pollution produced by some Arizona mining companies and manufacturing plants. The goal is to improve visibility at Grand Canyon National Park and other wilderness areas.
July 10, 2014
Senators Call for Help Fighting Wildfires
Arizona’s two United States Senators have joined more than two dozen of their colleagues in calling on the Defense Department to help fight wildfires.
July 10, 2014
Gas Prices Drop In Arizona
Gas prices are falling. Since last week, the cost of a gallon in Arizona has dropped three-tenths of a cent.
July 10, 2014
Something Tickles: Live Parrots Smuggled In Elmo Doll
Agriculture specialists with Customs and Border Protection made a somewhat unusual seizure at the border early this month.
July 10, 2014
Odd Jobs: Dont Abandon That Knitting Project, Call A Finisher
There’s the gradual, meditative act of knitting a sweater, one stitch at a time. And then, there’s the act of finishing it — as in sewing the pieces together and making the thing look crisp and polished.
July 10, 2014
Guatemalan Consulate To Open In Tucson
Thousands of immigrant children were detained along the United States-Mexico border last month. Hundreds of them were transferred to a detention facility in Nogales. As a result, the Guatemalan government will soon open a consulate office in Tucson.
July 9, 2014
Immigrant Rights Groups Across The Southwest Criticize Border Checkpoints
Immigration rights organizations set up “Border Reality Checkpoints” in communities from California to Texas on Wednesday to inform people about their rights at interior Border Patrol checkpoints.
July 9, 2014
What A Lake Mead Water Level Drop Means For Phoenix
This week it was announced that Lake Mead — a major source of Colorado River water — will drop to levels not seen since the resesrvoir was filled in the 1930s.
July 9, 2014
ASU Professor Changes Plea In Jaywalking Arrest Case
The Arizona State University professor who is accusing a campus police officer of racial profiling and excessive use of force in her recent arrest has changed her plea. Ersula Ore is now pleading guilty to a misdemeanor count of resisting arrest.
July 9, 2014
When Public Officials Cry, How Does The Public Respond?
Running for office or being an elected official can sometimes lead to very emotional reactions.
July 9, 2014
From Inspired Dreams To Documentary
In 2004, an underdog team of four students from the Valley’s Carl Hayden High School overcame some big odds.
July 9, 2014
Exploring Arizonas Legacy Of Country Music
Arizona has a long and rich cultural history when it comes to music, especially country.
July 9, 2014
Will Humble On Medical Marijuana, Behavioral Health Treatment
Will Humble, the director of Arizona’s Department of Health Services, faces a deadline to decide whether post-traumatic stress disorder will be added to the list of ailments that can be treated with medical marijuana.
July 9, 2014

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