KJZZ News

As the nation’s gas prices remain steady, AAA Arizona reports that prices in the Grand Canyon State are on the rise. Michelle Donati is a spokeswoman for AAA Arizona.
Mar. 17, 2018
New numbers show how much alcohol is consumed in excessive amounts.
Mar. 17, 2018
Arizona cities will not be able to follow Seattle and Philadelphia, which have imposed taxes designed to reduce consumption of sugary drinks.
Mar. 16, 2018
The Phoenix Fire Department says it is getting more calls to rescue hikers as temperatures warm up in the Valley.
Mar. 16, 2018
The state’s three public universities are proposing no tuition increase for continuing, resident students next year, and Arizona State University is going further, proposing no tuition hike for incoming, resident freshmen.
Mar. 16, 2018
A Tiny Desert Concert is when we bring local bands into the KJZZ studios to play a couple songs for us and talk a bit about the music. This month we did things a little differently, and for the first time our tiny desert concert was actually in the desert. Phoenix singer-songwriter Justin Moody performed in a wash in South Mountain’s Box Canyon.
Mar. 16, 2018
Downtown Phoenix has become known for its arts scene over the last 30 years. But, back then, the area didn’t look quite like it does now. “Raw” is one word Catrina Kahler used to describe it. She’s the president of Artlink, which organizes Art Detour.
Mar. 16, 2018
Dominic Armato is the dining critic for The Arizona Republic. The Show's Steve Goldstein spoke with him about some of those trends — with Mexican food, in particular. They started by talking about what he was seeing, and if there’s an evolution in the Valley’s Mexican restaurants.
Mar. 16, 2018
Since President Trump announced he’d impose tariffs on imported steel and aluminum, and other countries have talked about retaliation, we’ve heard mixed messages about what the impact of all of that could be.
Mar. 16, 2018
The Great Recession that followed the real estate boom put many more people in dire financial straits. And while homeownership has bounced back a bit, fewer people are able to take advantage now.
Mar. 16, 2018
New research from Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health shows the U.S. has higher health care costs and worse health outcomes than other wealthy countries. Dr. Elisabeth Rosenthal joins The Show's Mark Brodie to talk about this.
Mar. 16, 2018
The Food and Drug Administration is proposing cutting the levels of nicotine in cigarettes by as much as 80 percent. Here to talk about this is Matt Myers, president of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids.
Mar. 16, 2018
Retail sales in the U.S. fell for a third consecutive month in February. And for an economy that has been increasingly consumer-driven in recent years, that could be an alarming statistic. Here to talk about it is Donna Hitscherich, a faculty member in finance at the Columbia University Business School.
Mar. 16, 2018
The University of Arizona’s men’s basketball team is out of the NCAA Tournament, victims of one of the biggest upsets so far of the tourney. As KJZZ’s Phil Latzman tells us, the shocking loss ends a tumultuous season for the program now facing an ominous future.
Mar. 16, 2018
Grand Canyon National Park will begin phasing to Level 3 water restrictions and conservation measures due to a series of breaks in the Transcanyon Waterline.
Mar. 16, 2018
The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the re-designation of 12 Arizona counties as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by recent drought.
Mar. 16, 2018
And now it’s time for our Friday NewsCap.
Mar. 16, 2018
Arizona’s highest court said the state can’t charge property taxes on rooftop solar systems that homeowners lease.
Mar. 16, 2018
The Takeaway: Alabama Sheriff Spends $740,000 Meant For Inmates
An Alabama sheriff buys himself a $740,000 beach house with money earmarked for prison food in his county’s jail. And it's legal.
Mar. 16, 2018
State law enforcement will be cracking down on DUI drivers Saturday night for Saint Patrick’s Day.
Mar. 16, 2018

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