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President Obama is putting more pressure on Congress to consider his home-mortgage refinancing proposal. In Arizona, housing experts are mixed on whether it would actually work.PETER O'DOWD: The plan would give several million people the chance to refinance their mortgages at favorable interest rates, even if that mortgage is underwater.
Feb. 1, 2012
Latino Education Series Special, 11 a.m. Feb. 3 on KJZZ
 TUNE IN FOR AN HOUR-LONG FOLLOW UP SPECIAL 11 A.M ON FRIDAY, FEB. 3 ON KJZZ 91.5 More than one-third of Latino students are considered English Language Learners and more Latino students are living in poverty than any other minority.
Feb. 1, 2012
Philanthropy in the Valley: remembering Virginia G. Piper
ASU professor and biographer Melissa Pritchard talks about philanthropist Virginia G. Piper and the impact she had on Arizona. Piper was the wife of Motorola founder Paul Galvin. When Galvin was diagnosed with leukemia, he asked Piper to take on the philanthropic projects he could not finish and taught her the business of philanthropy.
Feb. 1, 2012
Arizona?s impact on the presidential campaign
Communications director for the Arizona Republican Party Shane Wikfors and political strategist Nathan Sproul of the Lincoln Consulting Group talk about the impact of the presidential campaign on Arizona and vice versa.
Feb. 1, 2012
Kyrsten Sinema running for Congressional District 9
Former state lawmaker Kyrsten Sinema talks about why she is running for Congress in the newly formed 9th district in Arizona. Sinema says Washington just doesn't get it, in Arizona we have families struggling to make ends meet, losing jobs, and losing homes while members of Congress are engaged in partisan bickering.
Feb. 1, 2012
Bill proposed to ban bargaining with public employee unions
State senator Rick Murphy explains why he supports bills that make it illegal for government agencies to collectively bargain with employee groups. Sheri Van Horsen, president of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees explains why she thinks this legislation is bad for Arizona.
Feb. 1, 2012
Arpaio protesters walk out of Maricopa board meeting
Opponents of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio stormed out of the Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday. The group wanted to participate in the special meeting that addressed the problems reported in a federal probe against sheriff’s office.
Feb. 1, 2012
New cancer treatment pioneered in Arizona
The Food and Drug Administration has quickly approved a drug to combat basal cell carcinoma. That’s a type of skin cancer that - until now, patients had no other treatment options. From Phoenix, KJZZ's Terry Ward reports.
Feb. 1, 2012
Arizona Centennial Minutes
The Centennial Minute features historical tales about people and places around Arizona. These 90-second radio spots were written and recorded by Fred DuVal, chairman of the Arizona Board of Regents, and Lisa Schnebly Heidinger, author and great-granddaughter of Arizona pioneer Sedona Schnebly.
Feb. 1, 2012
KJZZ Feb 2012 - Your Membership Team
At Your ServiceMeet the membership team busily working behind the scenes to help manage your account, answer your questions, send news bulletins and organize member events. Tanya Algee is no stranger to the stations; she also served on the membership team in 2000-2001.
Jan. 31, 2012
KJZZ Feb 2012 - Blues Beat
 Bob Corritore Recognized By Governor's OfficeKJZZ’s Sunday Blues host Bob Corritore was recognized by the Office of the Governor for his “contributions to blues music throughout the State of Arizona….
Jan. 31, 2012
KJZZ Feb 2012 - Jazz Beat
Jazz News from Blaise LantanaThe Valley is jumpin’ with jazz this February, especially with the Arizona Music Fest in town -- and we’ll be here to bring you the latest news and interviews with leading performers.
Jan. 31, 2012
KJZZ Feb 2012 - AZSCITECH
Imagine a medical treatment uniquely designed for you. Science fiction or fact? Examine the potential of Personalized Medicine during an ARIZONA SCITECH forum presented by KJZZ and Rio Salado College on March 8, 2012.
Jan. 31, 2012
KJZZ Feb 2012 - Centennial Minutes
KJZZ launched Centennial Minutes this morning-- one of a series of specials you will hear this month that reflect on Arizona’s rich history. Centennial Minutes features 90-second vignettes that tell the stories of Arizona people and places that have left an indelible mark on our state's history.
Jan. 31, 2012
Disbarment recommended for former County Attorney Andrew Thomas
The Independent Bar Counsel investigating ethics charges against former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas his recommending disbarment. It’s now up to a review panel to issue an order. KJZZ’s AL Macias reports.
Jan. 31, 2012
Cruise bookings down after ship wreck in Italy
Bookings on Carnival Cruise lines are down significantly since the wreck of the Costa Concordia more than two weeks ago. The ship is owned by Carnival. It ran aground off the coast of Italy. Seventeen people are confirmed dead and 15 remain missing.
Jan. 31, 2012
The Latino Gap: One student
Over the last fifteen years, California, Arizona, and Massachusetts have all replaced bilingual education with English Immersion. This was supposed to help close the achievement gap. But by most measures – it hasn’t.
Jan. 31, 2012
February 2012 ENews
 KJZZ launched Centennial Minutes this morning-- one of a series of specials you will hear this month that reflect on Arizona’s rich history. (read more)For a look at Arizona’s history-- from an artistic point of view-- tune in to Hearing the Century: Voices of Arizona’s Arts Past and Present-- weekdays throughout February at 8:30 a.
Jan. 31, 2012
Candidate removed from ballot calls experience
A prospective city council candidate in a Southwestern Arizona border town whose English proficiency was questioned finally spoke to the public Monday evening. She says she is appealing a court decision that removed her from the ballot.
Jan. 31, 2012
State Supreme Court to hear appeal of candidate
A council candidate in the border town of San Luis, Arizona is appealing a judge’s decision to remove her from a primary ballot because she is not proficient in English. Alejandrina Cabrera’s attorney filed the appeal today.
Jan. 30, 2012

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