KJZZ News

APS To Close Generator At Cholla Power Plant
Arizona Public Service plans to close one of the generators at the Cholla Power Plant in 2016. The power company will go through with the plan if its compromise proposal is approved by the Environmental Protection Agency
Sept. 15, 2014
Arizona Joins National Violent Deaths Reporting System
Arizona ranks among the top 15 states for murders and suicides. The state is joining a national service that will help health officials better understand why violence rates are high here.
Sept. 15, 2014
Phoenix Church Prepares for Sunday Service
A Phoenix church that was flooded during the recent storm is preparing for Sunday service—without its worship room. The congregation is gearing up for new accommodations.
Sept. 12, 2014
Democratic National Committee Considers Phoenix For 2016 Convention
Officials with the Democratic National Committee were in Phoenix this week - the city is a finalist to host the party’s 2016 national convention.
Sept. 12, 2014
Immigration Reform Impact On Latino Voters
When President Obama decided to delay any executive action on immigration reform, observers cited concerns from some Democrats, who were worried about voter backlash in November. But, how will that decision impact Latino voting?
Sept. 12, 2014
Mesa Resource Center Helps Residents Affected By Floods
Mesa officials say about 125 residents have visited the city’s Resource Information Center since it opened on Wednesday morning.
Sept. 12, 2014
A Collector Finds His Way Into Different Communities
Whether it's baseball cards or Impressionist masterpieces, a shared interest in collecting can bring people together. The KJZZ community series We Are the Valley introduces us to a man who lives in one of his collections and dips his toe in many different communities.
Sept. 12, 2014
 Arizona Forum Addresses US-Mexico Relations
Leaders and policy analysts from both sides of the border gathered on Friday to talk about the future of the United States-Mexico relationship.
Sept. 12, 2014
Arizona Lawmakers Ask For Permanent Director At VA
The Arizona congressional delegation has called on Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert MacDonald to appoint a new permanent director to the Phoenix VA. The office was at the center of a national scandal this spring over delays in patient care.
Sept. 12, 2014
The Valleys Need For Interpreters
The expanding diversity in the Valley isn’t limited to people who speak Spanish as a first language. Far from it.
Sept. 12, 2014
Arizona A Pioneer In Water Banking
Phoenix’s record rainfall on Monday isn’t expected to put much of a dent in the long-term drought. We’ll have to wait and see what kind of snowpack winter brings.
Sept. 12, 2014
Arizona Biomedical Corridor Planned For North Phoenix
On Thursday, a state panel chaired by Governor Jan Brewer approved a swap of state trust land in north Phoenix that she expects to be one of the final steps in creating the Arizona Biomedical Corridor.
Sept. 12, 2014
Phoenix Theater Group To Turn Alanis Morrisette Album Into Musical Production
When the song "You Oughta Know" by Alanis Morrisette was released in 1995, anyone who’d heard of the singer was probably more familiar with her as a child actor in Canada. But that piece of music—and the album it was on, "Jagged Little Pill," attracted millions of fans.
Sept. 12, 2014
Flash Flood Threat Closes Carlsbad Caverns Early On Friday
Arizona isn’t the only desert spot seeing an influx of precipitation lately. Areas in southeastern New Mexico have seen more than 3 inches of rain since Thursday. The threat of flash flooding forced officials at Carlsbad Caverns National Park to close early on Friday.
Sept. 12, 2014
Phoenix Flood Recovery Centers Open For Storm Victims
The City of Phoenix has opened two recovery centers to help flood victims. The centers will be open through Sunday, September 14.
Sept. 12, 2014
Court Requires AZ To Recognize Same Sex Couples Marriage
A US district court judge has ruled in favor of a gay man in Arizona who was denied death benefits after losing his husband to cancer. The ruling only applies to this particular case.
Sept. 12, 2014
Commentary: This Is The Best Phoenix Mercury Ever
D'Andrea: The Phoenix Mercury aren't just seeking their third WNBA Championship. They are on an unending quest for perfection that has elevated their play to record-shattering levels.
Sept. 12, 2014
Recommendations Released For Improving Transportation In Cave Creek, Carefree
Recommendations for improving transportation in Carefree and Cave Creek from the Maricopa Association of Governments focus on things like bike lanes, sidewalks and parking.
Sept. 12, 2014
How The US Geological Survey Measures Water Velocity
A Price Double A Current Meter looks like a yellow submarine, with several spinning cups on top of it, connected to a meter and the USGS uses it to measure water velocity.
Sept. 12, 2014
Did You Know: Sunnyslope Was Once An Area For The Sick
More than a century ago people came to the hot, dry Phoenix climate to recover from all sorts of pulmonary ailments…tuberculosis, for instance. Today, one of the places that was popular back then became a town of its own.
Sept. 12, 2014

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