When it comes to end-of-life planning, traditional burial is no longer the predominant choice. In 2015 nationwide— cremation surpassed burial as the preferred method of what the industry calls “final disposition.” And Arizona is one of a handful of states leading the way in that trend. Those changes mean the funeral service industry here is having to adapt.
June 28, 2016

KJZZ News

Wider locks have opened, allowing the latest megaships to get through the Panama Canal— the link between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. The implications for the U.S. economy will be profound once Asian demand for goods like Arizona cotton and Texas oil and natural gas rebounds.
June 28, 2016
Downtown Tempe
Mary Ann Miller, who has been at the center of Tempe business discussions for about two decades will retire from the Tempe Chamber of Commerce in August.
June 27, 2016
Donald Trump
The behavior of presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump indicates what a President Trump might do. That would seem to include his dismantling of parts of our First Amendment - speech and press freedom. Joseph Russomanno explains.
June 27, 2016
Abortion rights advocates are gearing up to challenge some of Arizona restrictions in the wake of Monday's Supreme Court decision.
June 27, 2016
When you get your ballot in the mail or consider it when you’re in the voting booth, the most confusing category for most people includes judges. The Show untangles the issue.
June 27, 2016

NPR News

The U.K.'s credit rating has been downgraded. British police say there's been a rise in reports of hate crime incidents. And passions ran high on the floor of the EU.
June 28, 2016
Summitt coached the University of Tennessee Lady Vols for nearly 40 seasons, winning eight national championships. She has the most wins by a Division I college basketball coach — men's or women's.
June 28, 2016
Will it be a hamburger or hummus wrap for lunch? When customers saw indications of a meal's calorie content posted online, they put fewer calories in their cart, a study finds.
June 28, 2016
Ted Kolderie, often called the "godfather" of the charter school movement, has a new book out. He says the lack of innovation in how teachers teach and students learn is stifling school reform.
June 28, 2016
The world's third largest economy is still struggling to gain traction under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The British decision to leave the European Union has delivered another blow.
June 28, 2016