KJZZ News

American Legion Asks VA Secretary Eric Shinseki To Resign
The American Legion is calling for the resignation of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki. The statement was released by the veterans group on Monday.
May 5, 2014
Lime Shortage Sours Cinco de Mayo For Restaurants
Valley restaurants are feeling the squeeze of the ongoing lime shortage in central Mexico. The shortage comes from a combination of bad weather, tree disease and extortion by drug cartels.
May 5, 2014
Mental Health Advocate Optimistic About Care In Arizona
Some mental health advocates in Arizona say they’re optimistic about care here - especially since a longstanding lawsuit on that issue has been resolved.
May 5, 2014
Intel Focusing On Waste Diversion
There are multiple approaches to waste diversion.
May 5, 2014
Another Whistleblower Comes Forward As More Action Taken At Phoenix VA
A second whistleblower has come forward, alleging problems with patient care, and attempts to cover it up.
May 5, 2014
Arizona Files No Child Left Behind Waiver
The state education department has sent off its formal application to its federal counterpart for a waiver from the No Child Left Behind Act.
May 5, 2014
10 Intel Workers Exposed In Ammonia Spill
Workers doing upgrades to an Intel factory in Chandler complained of shortness of breath.
May 5, 2014
Teen Dating Violence Remains An Issue In Phoenix
Dozens of students and community members recently met at Maryvale High School in West Phoenix to discuss the effect of dating violence on teens.
May 5, 2014
Fiesta Bowl Names Former Coyotes CEO As New Director
The Fiesta Bowl has named its new executive director.
May 5, 2014
BLM Says Its Ready For Fire Season
The Bureau of Land Management says it is well equipped to handle the fire season this year.
May 5, 2014
Leisure, Hospitality Sectors To See Job Growth
Murthy also sees continued growth in construction, with most of it taking place in multi-family home building.
May 5, 2014
Voucher Amounts To Increase For Kids Going To Private, Parochial Schools
Arizona taxpayers are going to shell out more money to help parents send their kids to private and parochial schools than they would to keep them in traditional public schools.
May 5, 2014
Valley Fever Fungus Found In Washington State
A fungus that can launch a fatal illness, which has mainly been confined to areas of the Southwest, has been found for the first time in the northwestern U.S.
May 5, 2014
Arizona Diamondbacks And Some Cities Jump On Zero-Waste Bandwagon
Major league sports teams, businesses and cities are promoting “zero waste” programs across the country. The idea is to get rid landfills someday. But that won’t be easy.
May 5, 2014
Phoenix City Council, Some Unions At Impasse
The Phoenix City Council is facing a situation it hasn’t seen in almost 30 years
May 5, 2014
Phoenix VA Investigation Continues After Suspension Of Administrators
The investigation into the Phoenix Veterans Affairs medical center continued Friday. The announcement that three officials have been placed on administrative leave is the latest development emerging from the probe.
May 2, 2014
Phoenix Students Try Distracted Driving Simulator
Arcadia High School students tested their ability to text and drive Friday. The program was designed to demonstrate the dangers of distracted driving the day before prom.
May 2, 2014
Did You Know: Phoenix Indian Was Arizonas Only Non-Reservation School
Arizona was once the home to a unique school campus that existed for nearly a century. Today part of that school remains in central Phoenix.
May 2, 2014
Janes Walk Honors Urban Activist, Connects Neighbors
There’s a growing movement in neighborhoods across the U.S., where people get to know their neighborhood and each other just by walking. They’re guided tours called Jane’s Walks, led by and for locals.
May 2, 2014
Videos Projected Onto Library For One-Night Showing
The Burton Barr Central Library in downtown Phoenix will project three different pieces of video art on its outside walls.
May 2, 2014

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