KJZZ News

Another Dry Winter For Salt and Verde River Watersheds
The Salt River Project is reporting another dry winter runoff season. 2014 was the eighth driest winter on record in terms of snow melt for the Salt and Verde River watersheds.
July 14, 2014
WIC Program To Implement Electronic System
The Women, Infants and Children food assistance program, known as WIC, is getting a makeover in Arizona thanks to a $5 million federal grant.
July 14, 2014
UA Promotes Healthy Living With Campus-Wide Tobacco Ban
The University of Arizona is joining hundreds of colleges across the nation with a campus-wide ban on tobacco.
July 14, 2014
Arizona Ranked Seventh For Rural Road Fatalities
A new study ranks Arizona's rural roads as seventh most deadly in the country. The Road Information Program, a national research group also found that rural roads in Arizona have a fatality rate at two and a half times higher than all other roads in the state.
July 14, 2014
Repairs To US 89 Will Begin Later This Month
The Arizona Department of Transportation says repairs to a landslide-damaged highway in the northern part of the state will begin later this month.
July 14, 2014
 Arizona Investigates Pronghorn Poaching
The Arizona Game and Fish Department is investigating the poaching of an antelope buck that was left to waste in a field near Flagstaff. Agency officials said Arizona pronghorn are a particularly fragile species.
July 14, 2014
ASU Research Takes First Step In Replicating Photosynthesis
An international team of researchers, led by Arizona State University scientists, has taken the first step in figuring out how to mimic the process of turning sunlight into energy.
July 14, 2014
Close Calls: In Fight For Survival, Predator Falls Victim To Her Prey
Rattlesnake fangs can be a deadly force in the desert Southwest. Both man and beast can be a victim of their venom.
July 14, 2014
Arizona A Leading State For Women In The Workforce
Arizona is one of the leading states for the number of women in the workforce and equality in pay.
July 14, 2014
New Arizona Tax Break A Boost For Businesses
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill on Friday that would make a temporary tax break a permanent part of the tax code. The bill is seen as a boost for businesses, but a drag on taxpayers.
July 13, 2014
Fast And Furious Murder Suspect Asks For Trial Extension
One of the suspects in the murder of a Border Patrol agent has asked to delay the start of his trial. That agent's death touched off a scandal over a botched federal program.
July 13, 2014
 New Detention Center To Begin Deporting Immigrant Families
Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson toured a newly opened detention facility for immigrant families Friday in New Mexico. After he tour, he told reporters he believes detention will deter future illegal crossings.
July 11, 2014
Home And Away An Outdated Notion In Athletic Uniforms
Arizona State University laid out its uniform combinations for the upcoming football season this week.
July 11, 2014
What Triggers A Dust Storm Warning?
Cell phones have been ringing with dust storm warnings, and there are a few factors that go into issuing one.
July 11, 2014
All The Ways You Can Resist Arrest
Earlier this week, ASU Professor Ersula Ore pleased guilty to a misdemeanor count of resisting arrest stemming from a much publicized incident.
July 11, 2014
Turn Around Bright-Eyed: The Dan Band Brings Parody To Tempe
Music parodies have been around for decades, from the vinyl days of Allan Sherman, to Weird Al Yankovic changing lyrics of the biggest pop hits.
July 11, 2014
How Can A Campaign Sign Stand Out In The Crowd?
Campaign signs can take on extra significance in increasing name recognition, or getting some voters to pay a little bit more attention.
July 11, 2014
Theater Works Has Some Unfinished Business
For the next two weeks, a handful of playwrights are giving you a chance to talk back. Starting Friday, Theater Works in Peoria is hosting the New Works WESTival.
July 11, 2014
The Queen Is In Bloom
This is the time of year Valley residents may be lucky enough to see a Queen of the Night in bloom.
July 11, 2014
Back In The Daze Pays Tribute To The 90s
Remember the good old days? You know, all the way back in the 1990s?
July 11, 2014

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