KJZZ News

Navajo Nation Responds To Fire Donations Concerns
The Navajo Nation is responding to concerns that Assayii Lake fire donations may not be making it to wildfire victims. Officials said they’ve received death threats over the matter.
June 23, 2014
Feral Cat Bite Incidents Down This Year
Animal Control officers are seeing fewer cat bites this year. Last year, 15,000 cats were trapped, neutered and released. This year, less than half that number has been caught. Stephanie Nichols-Young from the Animal Defense League credits the Trap Neuter Return campaign for the drop in cat incidents.
June 23, 2014
Al Melvin Ends His Campaign For Governor
State Senator Al Melvin is ending his campaign for governor. The Tucson Republican was having problems raising campaign contributions.
June 23, 2014
Recycling Initiative For Arizona Highways
Arizona highway drivers will now be able to do something on the road they have never been able to do before… Recycle.
June 23, 2014
Arizona, Sonora Governors Speak Out On Migration
Sonora, Mex., Gov. Guillermo Padres was in Paradise Valley last week for the regular meeting of the Arizona-Mexico Commission. The flood of immigrants from Central America was a hot topic for the already scheduled meeting.
June 23, 2014
Economist Has Tips For Teens On Summer Work
The woman who compiles and presents Arizona’s monthly jobless statistics has some tips for teens who are looking for summer jobs in the state.
June 23, 2014
Educators Meeting In Denver To Discuss Testing, Funding, Safety
Thousands of educators from every state are meeting in Denver this week to address the topics facing students, schools and the teaching profession.
June 23, 2014
Police Warn About A New Kind Of Car Scam
Police are warning Arizona residents about a different kind of car-selling scam.
June 23, 2014
Assayii Lake Fire Nearly Contained
Firefighters battling the Assayii Lake fire near the Arizona-New Mexico border say they’re close to having the blaze fully contained and have lifted evacuation orders in the fire area.
June 23, 2014
Summer Reading Programs Can Combat Brain Drain
Education officials are hoping more Arizona kids take advantage of summer reading programs that can bridge the gap, limiting what can be a dramatic loss of skills.
June 23, 2014
The Quiz Show: World Cup And Fancy
We brought back Leszek Pawlowicz, our resident quiz master who has won a Jeopardy! Tournament of Champions.
June 23, 2014
Valley Company Experiments With 3D Printing To Manufacture A Car
Industry experts say 3D printing technology promises to be a disruptive force within the manufacturing industry. Now a car company in the Phoenix area is trying to get involved.
June 23, 2014
Dention Facility To Open In N.M.
The Obama administration said it will open new detention facilities to house immigrant families caught crossing the United States border illegally. The spot for one has already been chosen in southern New Mexico.
June 20, 2014
Oak Creek Canyon Recreation Sites Will Close For The Summer
Public recreation areas in Oak Creek Canyon north of Sedona will close early in July and will stay closed throughout the rest of the summer. The closure is scheduled to start on July 7 to accommodate holiday travel, but will close earlier if the rain comes.
June 20, 2014
Free Clinic Helps Fill Gap For Arizonans Who Are Still Uninsured
It's been about two months since the open enrollment period for buying insurance under the Affordable Care Act closed. But that law doesn't cover everyone.
June 20, 2014
Gwynns Death Renews Attention To Smokeless Tobacco Dangers
Unless you’re a smoker of cigars or traditional cigarettes, it might seem like there are a lot fewer people lighting up.
June 20, 2014
Why We Love The Comics
For a lot of us, lazy Sunday mornings have started with a peek at the comics — from generations that loved Little Orphan Annie and Dick Tracy to Peanuts to Calvin and Hobbes.
June 20, 2014
Should Public Officials Have Privacy Online?
Online pseudonyms aren’t just for private citizens anymore. Public officials use them, too — or at least Arizona’s Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal does.
June 20, 2014
Temporary State IDs May Cause Airport Delays
The Arizona Department of Transportation has made some changes to IDs in the state, which could affect travelers headed to the airport.
June 20, 2014
Pity The Pregnant Scorpion — From A Distance
Pity the poor scorpion. Wait … pity? … the scorpion?
June 20, 2014

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