KJZZ News

Hamilton musical
The smash musical "Hamilton" brought Alexander Hamilton’s fame to Broadway — through hip hop. So where is the appropriate cross-section between historic people and pop culture? We talked about that with Dustin Gann, a lecturer in the School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies at ASU.
Mar. 14, 2017
Sky Harbor
Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport was recently named the second-best airport in the country for best restaurants by the firm Reward Expert. Denver took top honors.
Mar. 14, 2017
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What’s going on in our brains? Dr. Robert Spetzler has been a pioneer in neurosurgery, performing on patients for decades at Phoenix’s Barrow Neurological Institute. He recently decided he would retire from the position as Barrow’s president and CEO.
Mar. 14, 2017
The debate over state and federal funding of the arts has ramped up since November’s election as arts groups nationwide prepare to fight the Trump administration over funding of the National Endowment for the Arts. Almost 300 arts advocates are gathering at the state Capitol today as part of the Arizona State Capitol for Arts Congress.
Mar. 14, 2017
Man with headache
A new study from University of Arizona is testing whether or not green light can help certain patients with pain.
Mar. 14, 2017
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In 2015, the Phoenix Police Department started doing an extra training on what they deemed "cultural-consciousness.” In the midst of that training, the consultant leading it canceled the contract. We speak with Marchelle Franklin, director of Community Affairs, and Sgt. Derek Elmore about what the Phoenix Police Department has done to address diversity and race relations since the program ended.
Mar. 14, 2017
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Much of the east coast is getting blasted by a nor’easter today, while here in the Valley — we’re not. With me to talk about this is Jason Samenow, the Capital Weather Gang’s chief meteorologist.
Mar. 14, 2017
Faarrow
This year’s South by Southwest festival came under a lot of scrutiny because of some language in the contract it gives to musicians.
Mar. 14, 2017
Intel said it’s buying Mobileye. The Israeli firm develops technology used in autonomous vehicles.
Mar. 14, 2017
Phoenix is looking to sell some of the property it owns, and for the first time, is listing it online. With me to talk about this is Paul Blue, Phoenix’s deputy city manager.
Mar. 14, 2017
The next stage of health care in the U.S. — no matter what it looks like — will no doubt have a huge effect on Arizona. We speak with Swapna Reddy, clinical associate professor in ASU’s School for the Science of Health Care Delivery.
Mar. 14, 2017
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Though it may be terrifying to think that an asteroid could collide with Earth at any moment, some of our planet's citizens have a plan for dealing with hazardous asteroids.
Mar. 14, 2017
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In ancient Rome, people smeared themselves with pumice or ash to clean their bodies. Then, they'd layer on some oil.
Mar. 14, 2017
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Though the bill would reduce the federal deficit by $337 billion, the CBO estimates that the GOP plan to repeal and replace the ACA would leave 24 million without insurance by 2026.
Mar. 14, 2017
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The Phoenix Police Department has been trying to fill vacancies caused by a hiring freeze. They’ve made some headway. And in a way that department statistics say is more reflective of the Phoenix community at large.
Mar. 14, 2017
The Pool Contractor bill repealing consumer protection regulations approached the final hurdles at the capitol this week.
Mar. 14, 2017
State lawmakers want to increase the number of beer and wine liquor licenses.
Mar. 14, 2017
Budding hackers huddle in a secure, windowless room as they gulp energy drinks and munch on pizza. Their job is to unleash cyberattacks on the millions of dollars worth of computer equipment at the Arizona Cyber Warfare Range. The goal is to break the gear, so they can learn how to protect it.
Mar. 14, 2017
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Goodyear residents will head to the polls today to vote in the city’s primary election. Incumbent Mayor Georgia Lord faces Jim Cavanaugh, who she replaced as mayor when Cavanaugh resigned in 2010.
Mar. 14, 2017
Work is underway to salvage hundreds of trees in northeast Phoenix where a master-planned community will soon take root. An on-site nursery will be created at Black Mountain Boulevard and Deer Valley Road, where approximately 500 native trees will be dug out, boxed and watered until they are replanted.
Mar. 14, 2017

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