KJZZ News

Why A Stray Shopping Cart Is Both Nuisance And Mercy Machine
Shopping carts. They dot the landscape of greater Phoenix. To some, they’re litter. To others, they’re an expense. And to still others, a shopping cart is a lifeline.
Phoenx Doubles Fee To Collect Shopping Carts
Mar. 19, 2018
Sen. Flake: Congress Must Act If Trump Fires Mueller
Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake appeared on CNN’s State of the Union on Sunday after Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe was fired on Friday.
Mar. 18, 2018
Ducey Not Looking To Take Guns From
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey doesn’t want to enact the same new restrictions on guns that Florida Governor Rick Scott signed into law recently.
Mar. 18, 2018
Arizona Gas Prices On The Rise As Other States Remain Steady
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
Study: 1 in 6 U.S. Adults Binge Drink Once A Week
New numbers show how much alcohol is consumed in excessive amounts.
Mar. 17, 2018
Gov. Ducey Signs Legislation Preventing Arizona Sugar Tax
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
Phoenix Fire Sees More Rescues As Temps Improve
The Phoenix Fire Department says it is getting more calls to rescue hikers as temperatures warm up in the Valley.
Mar. 16, 2018
Arizona State Proposes No Tuition Hike For Resident Undergrads
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
Tiny Desert Concert: Justin Moody
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
On Art Detour
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, Dining Critic, On Phoenix
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
Sorting Through Mixed Messages About Trade Wars
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
What
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
Looking For Fixes To America
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
FDA Considers Reducing Nicotine In Cigarettes
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
What Do Falling Retail Sales Mean For The U.S. Economy?
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
Facing Uncertain Future, Wildcats Bow Out Early In NCAA Tourney
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
Waterline Breaks Worsen Restrictions At Grand Canyon Park
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
Arizona Farmers Eligible For Natural Disaster Aid
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
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And now it’s time for our Friday NewsCap.
Mar. 16, 2018

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