KJZZ News

U of A Leads International Team In Sequencing African Rice Genome
An international research team led by the University of Arizona successfully mapped the genome sequence of African rice, known for hardiness and drought resistance.
Aug. 4, 2014
People Who Moved May Still Get Health Insurance Through Federal Marketplace
March 31 was the last day to sign up for health insurance through the marketplace unless you went through a major life event. Marriage, divorce, child birth and moving are some of those exceptions.
Aug. 4, 2014
ASU Professor Designs Eyes For The Mars Rover
NASA recently announced the selected technology to be mounted on the Mars Rover planned for 2020. From 58 proposals, seven were selected, including an advanced camera system developed by ASU professor Jim Bell.
Aug. 1, 2014
 Suspect In Murder Of Border Patrol Agent Arraigned In Tucson
Another one of the five men accused of the murdering a Border Patrol agent has been extradited from Mexico to appear in federal court in Tucson.
Aug. 1, 2014
Pima County Proposes Not Hiring Smokers
Pima County is saying it will no longer hire smokers for county jobs. It has proposed a new regulation that would prohibit hiring anyone who smokes.
Aug. 1, 2014
Voters Attracted To Ease Of Early Voting
Early ballots for August’s primary election are on the way to about a million Arizona voters.
Aug. 1, 2014
Two Arizona Congressional Districts Could Be Decided By Young Voters
With early voting underway, candidates are looking for every vote they can get.
Aug. 1, 2014
Yes, There Really Is Flooding In The Valley
But monsoons also bring rain, and in some cases, lots of it. This can cause flooding.
Aug. 1, 2014
Are Universities Really Selling Their Souls For Cash?
When states cut back on funding for public universities, as many have done, where do those schools turn for money?
Aug. 1, 2014
How Medical Professionals Protect Themselves From Infectious Disease
A couple of health workers who contracted the Ebola virus have returned to the U.S. for treatment.
Aug. 1, 2014
McCain Has Been Influential On VA, Immigration Bills
One of the leading forces behind the VA legislation — both behind the scenes and in front of the cameras — has been Arizona Sen. John McCain.
Aug. 1, 2014
More Freeway Exit Signs Going Up Around The Valley
You may have noticed some new signs along Valley freeways, and maybe they’re making you hungry.
Aug. 1, 2014
Did You Know: MCC Rose Garden Is A National Test Site
There are a dozen rose test gardens throughout the United States. One of them is located right here in the Valley. What is a rose test garden? We went to find out.
Aug. 1, 2014
VA Reform Bill Heads To Obamas Desk For Signature
A bill designed to overhaul the Veterans Affairs health care system passed the Senate on Thursday afternoon with a 91-3 vote. The final step for the legislation is a presidential signature.
Aug. 1, 2014
Severe Weather Hits Buckeye
Severe weather struck parts of the West Valley on Thursday night. High winds and heavy rain left many without power and others injured.
Aug. 1, 2014
Valley Crossing Guards Prepared For New School Year
Thousands of Valley kids are going back to school soon and the people who help them cross the street safely are brushing up on their skills. Local crossing guards have been attending training seminars and they’re ready to go.
Aug. 1, 2014
Karina Bland: Boy Of Many Faces
School starts next week and kids grow up fast.
Aug. 1, 2014
DinoCon Combines Prehistoric Creatures, Pop Culture
Let’s face it, most of us haven’t outgrown our childhood fascination with dinosaurs.
Aug. 1, 2014
Amy Silverman: Junior High Fashion
It’s not easy being a junior high student. What do you wear? How do you fit in? Commentator Amy Silverman talks about back-to-school shopping with her two daughters.
Aug. 1, 2014
Next Mars Rover Has ASU Ties
NASA is sending another rover to Mars — it will be a few years, though. The spacecraft is expected to land on the red planet in 2020.
Aug. 1, 2014

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