November 2012

Pianist Wynton Kelly was born in Jamaica. He moved to New York as a kid and grew into jazz from R & B.  He played with Dizzy but is best known for his work with Miles Davis and his own trios.  Monday Night you can get a groove on with the sound of Wynton Kelly on the 9 O'clock Special.
November 30, 2012
For more than three centuries, Native Americans have served and sacrificed to defend the United States. Wayne L. Mitchell, left, George Blue Spruce at the American Indian Veterans National Memorial. (Photo by Dennis Lambert - KJZZ)Those commitments have been honored at the Heard Museum in Phoenix, with the American Indian Veterans National Memorial.
November 30, 2012
Four hundred Arizona copper workers will be losing their jobs in the next few months. Uncertainty over a land exchange that has been stalled in Congress, is forcing the layoffs, according to the mine owners.
November 30, 2012
Starting next year, Phoenix suburbs will be flush with something they’ve never had much of before: private non-profit colleges. Eight new schools are gearing up for satellite campuses in Peoria and Mesa.
November 30, 2012
In the 1960s Charlie Bird and Stan Getz brought Bossa Nova and Samba into the jazz world.  Beautful intricate harmonies combined with African polyrhythms made this a unique contribution to jazz.  Hear some of  the artists, like Stan Getz and Antonio Carlos Jobim who became famous for playing the sounds of Brazil tonight on the 9 O'clock Special.
November 30, 2012
By Samara FreemarkPublic Insight NetworkThree years ago, the head of the federal agency charged with caring for America's veterans announced an ambitious goal: To end homelessness among veterans by 2015.
November 30, 2012
This week on Morning Edition we're hearing voices of Arizona's veterans from KJZZ's Public Insight Network. And today’s story is about Kyle Dubay from Tempe, a former Army combat medic who served three tours in Iraq.
November 29, 2012
Many hospitals are disappointed in Governor Jan Brewer’s decision to not set up a state health care exchange, and rather have Arizona use the federal one. And, as KJZZ’s Mark Brodie reports, rural hospitals may be especially concerned.
November 29, 2012
UPDATE 11/30/2012 3:29 p.m.:The Supreme Court Justices were in conference Friday to decide which cases to hear, but have not said whether they will take the Arizona case or other cases dealing with gay rights.
November 29, 2012
Governor Jan Brewer has decided against a state-operated health exchange.  She’s leaving the job to the federal government.  Health exchanges will sell health insurance coverage to people who need it, under the Affordable Care Act.
November 29, 2012

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