KJZZ News

Grand Canyon Water Pipeline Breaks For 6th Time Since April
A pipeline that pumps potable water to the North Rim of the Grand Canyon has broken for the sixth time since April. The North Rim of the Grand Canyon opened for the season on May 15 and will continue to take visitors despite the pipeline break and wet weather.
May 28, 2019
Volunteers Help Homeless Find Stability — One Tooth At A Time
While the jobless rate improves, research shows the chances for a homeless person with bad teeth to land a job is nearly impossible. Volunteers are helping change that corollary.
May 28, 2019
Arizona Legislature Adjourns After Passing $11.8B Budget
The Arizona budget includes $386 million in tax and fee cuts. Democrats fought against the tax cuts, saying the state should use the money to pay for education, highways, housing and other priorities.
May 28, 2019
How A Sea Turtle Led An Arizona Company To Make Paper Straws
The push to ban single-use plastics is paying off for a Gilbert company. When two Intel engineers founded Footprint five years ago, they focused on designing and making paper bowls, trays, cups and packaging. And then a YouTube video caught fire.
May 28, 2019
Q&AZ: Dust Storm Driving Versus Snowstorm Driving
The 2019 monsoon season officially begins June 15, and the Arizona Department of Transportation is beginning their campaign on how to stay safe if a driver is caught in a dust storm.
May 27, 2019
Q&AZ: Is There Legal Liability For Not Getting Your Child Vaccinated In Arizona?
Arizona law says children must be vaccinated in order to attend school, unless parents or guardians get an exemption because of a personal belief or medical condition.
May 27, 2019
Mexican Gray Wolves Blamed For Livestock Killings
Mexican gray wolves have been blamed for killing nearly as many cows and calves in the first four months of 2019 as they did all of last year.
May 27, 2019
Blood Test Developed At UA Detects Most Major Cancers
Tissue biopsies to test for cancer can be invasive and potentially life-threatening. But researchers at the University of Arizona have developed a new blood test that can detect most major cancers.
May 27, 2019
Task Force To Monitor Colorado River For Impaired Drivers
The Arizona Game and Fish Department will be joining forces with the Nevada Department of Wildlife and National Park Service to monitor boaters for impairment.
May 27, 2019
NPS Extends Comment Period For Preservation Rule
The National Park Service is extending the comment period for Native American tribes to express their views on a proposed federal rule change to the designation of historic places.
May 27, 2019
Stan Lee
Phoenix police say a man accused of embezzling money from the late comic book legend Stan Lee has been arrested. Keya Morgan was taken into custody Saturday.
May 27, 2019
Sounds Of The City: Hubbard Family Swim School
Listen to Matt Young instructing a swim class at Hubbard Family Swim School. If you have suggestions or hear things that make Phoenix Phoenix, send us a note at [email protected]
May 27, 2019
Trump Administration Looks To End Work Visas For Migrant Spouses
The Trump administration is expected to file a proposal soon to end work visas for the spouses of those who are in the country on H1-B visas, which go to highly-skilled workers often brought into the country by tech companies.
May 27, 2019
For octogenarians and others of an advanced age who suffer from Alzheimer’s disease, their most positive memories have often happened between the ages of 10 and 30. And that time period rests somewhere in the 1950s. That's the idea behind the concept of “memory towns.”
May 27, 2019
What
When you think of Baby Boomers or Gen X, you probably have an image that comes to mind. Maybe the same goes for Millennials. But what about the generation that follows that one?
May 27, 2019
Father
My grandmother had a saying about being a parent. She would often remark that, “The days are long, but the years are short.”
May 27, 2019
#ArizonaHaiku: Alhambra Traditional School Students Share Their State-Inspired Poetry
Some of the youngest poets to send KJZZ an #ArizonaHaiku were students in Bethany Valdivia’s classes at Alhambra Traditional School in Phoenix.
May 27, 2019
NCID: Civil Discourse Needed More Than Ever In Political Dialogue
This month, the House Judiciary Committee held a hearing about the rise of white nationalism and, as it was streamed online by YouTube, the platform was inundated with hate speech. Carolyn Lukensmeyer is the executive director emerita of the National Institute For Civil Discourse (NICD) at the University of Arizona and, she said, since the 2016 election, the situation has only gotten worse.
May 27, 2019
It’s dangerous to be a boy. That’s the stark conclusion author Michael Reichert has come to after studying modern boyhood for his new book "How to Raise a Boy: The Power of Connection to Raise Good Men."
May 27, 2019
Analysis: More Women In Early 40s Who Have Never Married Have Kids
For a long time, a traditional family was made up of a mother, a father, and 2.5 kids. But, things are changing, especially when it comes to who is a mother.
May 27, 2019

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