KJZZ News

Marijuana
The year 2018 is projected to be a record year for marijuana-related businesses, and it is not just about legalization and sales.
Jan. 2, 2018
Truck
The trucking industry is facing a critical shortage of drivers. 2017 closes with a 50,000 driver deficit nationwide. At the same time, the need for drivers grows as online retailers like Amazon demand daily delivery.
Jan. 2, 2018
Phoenix is beginning 2018 with poor air quality. Health officials have issued a high pollution advisory through Tuesday for the metro area.
Jan. 1, 2018
More than 700 people in Arizona are believed to have died from opioid-related overdoses in 2017, according to end-of-the-year numbers from the Arizona Department of Health Services.
Jan. 1, 2018
Scottsdale-based Axon Enterprises, maker of tasers and body camera equipment, will be facing off against Kansas-based competitor Digital Ally in 2018 in a U.S. District Court on March 7.
Jan. 1, 2018
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Bruce Arians has announced he’s stepping down from his position as head coach of the Arizona Cardinals. His retirement comes after 5 years with the team.
Jan. 1, 2018
Phoenix City Hall
The battle in government between cities and states is a common one around the country. In Arizona, Phoenix, Tempe and Bisbee — among others — have called on lawmakers to stop trying to micromanage some of their community decisions.
Jan. 1, 2018
"The Journal of Sedona Schnebly"
Just saying Sedona, you undoubtedly think about a place with some good hiking spots and restaurants and red rocks and a vortex or two. But the city got its name at the turn of the 20th century from one of its residents — Sedona Schnebly.
Jan. 1, 2018
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People already ignore scientific facts, from vaccines to warnings about climate change. But what would happen in 50 years if we completely turned our backs on science?
Jan. 1, 2018
The Poetry of Pop book
The counterculture of the late 60s, early 70s was marked, in part, by artists and bands who made their name in protest music.
Jan. 1, 2018
Americans for the Arts
When we talk about the arts, the conversation is usually about culture, craft and style. But, what about the cold, hard cash? Well, a report released in August makes the link between the arts and our economy.
Jan. 1, 2018
Jude Joffe-Block
This past September marked an announcement that would affect 800,000 young adults brought to the U.S. by their parents illegally: the Trump administration announced it was ending DACA, the program that allowed them to work legally and not be deported. The president later tapped Congress as having the ability to codify the 5-year-old program into law permanently.
Jan. 1, 2018
Jeff Flake
In late October, Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake dropped a bombshell: he would not seek re-election next year.
Jan. 1, 2018
Arpaio
Before President Trump pardoned former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, Robert Weisberg, professor of criminal law at Stanford and co-director of the school’s Criminal Justice Center, predicted a presidential pardon in Arpaio’s case would be "really, really rare."
Jan. 1, 2018
It’s officially the new year, and as the calendar resets, so too do health-insurance deductibles.
Jan. 1, 2018
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Iconic rocker Patti Smith played a more buttoned-up concert at Carnegie Hall at the beginning of November.
Jan. 1, 2018
The staff of this program are a team. So, when producer Sarah Ventre told us she wanted to compete in a triathlon, we wanted to document it. Sarah is the first to tell you that she’s not your typical athlete.
Jan. 1, 2018
A look back at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, the site for Arizona’s first-ever Art Handlers Triathlon. Laura Best, the Exhibitions Manager for SMoCA, joined us to talk about the triathlon.
Jan. 1, 2018
Gym Sounds of City
Listen to the sounds of Gail Iranpour working out at the Surprise Mountainside Fitness gym on New Year’s Day.
Jan. 1, 2018
House of Stairs is known for creating a beautiful, layered sound filled with looped vocal harmonies and tight improvisation. The band’s members come out of a jazz tradition in many ways, though House of Stairs' sound borrows from many places, and doesn’t quite fit neatly under the jazz umbrella.
Jan. 1, 2018

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