KJZZ News

The Iraqi man charged with setting off a homemade bomb outside a Social Security office in Casa Grande has been indicted. Authorities say 47-year-old Abdullatif Ali Aldosary researched bomb making and gathered supplies before detonating the explosive last week.
December 07, 2012
 Jimmy Smith changed the way we hear the jazz organ.  He created a whole new language of blues and bebop that is part of the sound every B3 player uses today.  Hear the fun and fabulous genius of jazz giant Jimmy Smith tonight on the 9 O'clock Special, and Marty Ashby stops by to talk about his Christmas concert when jazz awakes at 8.
December 06, 2012
The first Arizona marijuana medical dispensary opened its door Thursday in Glendale. It legally began distributing marijuana to the dozens of people who waited in line for hours to have their prescriptions filled.
December 06, 2012
Arizonans in need of dental care can get it, for free, Friday and Saturday, at the first Arizona Dental Mission of Mercy. From Phoenix, KJZZ’s Mark Brodie reports. MARK BRODIE: Three hundred dentists have turned Veterans Memorial Coliseum at the state fairgrounds into a giant dental clinic – providing fillings, extractions and other services at no cost.
December 06, 2012
Thursday, we reported on a new master-planned community on the site of the former General Motors proving grounds in Mesa. The development could eventually include 15,000 houses, along with parks, shopping areas, and office towers.
December 06, 2012
Arizona’s first medical marijuana dispensary is scheduled to open Thursday morning in Glendale.This comes after a Maricopa County Superior court decision earlier this week cleared the way. The Arizona Marijuana Medical Act was approved by voters in the 2010 election.
December 06, 2012
Dave Brubeck helped to bring jazz into the pop culture of the 60s with his million selling album Time Out.  His unique style and new ideas continued to develop all through his life.  Tonight hear Brubeck from his early days to his final concerts, when jazz awakes tonight at 8.
December 06, 2012
After one of the worst recessions in history, it appears that development in Mesa is back on track. It’s been more than five years since the Valley heard of a plan to develop the vast tracks empty of land around the Phoenix–Mesa Gateway Airport.
December 05, 2012
Arizona economists say a number of factors point to the state recovering fully from the recession in as little as three years. At the annual economic forecast luncheon sponsored ASU’s W.P. Carey School of Business and JP Morgan Chase, experts said 2013 looks to be a promising year for Arizona.
December 05, 2012
An event in downtown Phoenix aims to spread some holiday cheer. Gather 'round the aluminum pole for the story of Festivus -- well, make that Phoestivus. Now in its third year, the Phoestivus Market features dozens of local vendors, food trucks, a beer garden -- and, of course, the traditional feats of strength and airing of grievances.
December 05, 2012
There are around 90,000 high school athletes in Arizona, and a program set to be launched early next year aims to track how many of them suffer concussions. To discuss the joint effort, guest host Mark Brodie talked to Dr.
December 05, 2012
The Arizona legislature will be looking at proposed changes to the state's election system when their session starts in January.State lawmakers Michele Reagan (R-Scottsdale) and Chad Campbell (D-Phoenix) agree it's important to make those changes in 2013.
December 05, 2012
Avondale Mayor Marie Lopez Rogers is the new President of the National League of Cities.She says in that role, she hopes to help avert the fiscal cliff, and work to improve transportation and immigration policies.
December 05, 2012
The law of diminishing returns states that there’s a point where the more you invest, the less you get.The 2012 elections proved that point pretty well. After spending nearly $6 billion in the presidential elections and millions in Arizona, what have we got? Continued gridlock.
December 04, 2012
A recent report from the Center for American Progress finds the teacher absenteeism rate in Arizona is slightly below the national average. The report measures the percentage of teachers who were absent for 10 days or more during the 2009-2010 school year.
December 04, 2012
Texas is one of five states that's seen an increase in suspected flu cases so far this year. But, as KJZZ's Mark Brodie reports, that's not the case in other western states.The federal centers for disease control and prevention say Texas, Mississippi, Tennessee, Alabama and Louisiana all have high levels of flu activity so far.
December 03, 2012
The State Bar of Arizona is investigating Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne. The investigation stems from alleged campaign finance violations and an alleged hit and run accident. Horne has been accused of illegally coordinating with an independent expenditure committee during the 2010 election.
December 03, 2012
A new report from ASU’s W.P. Carey School of Business finds that home prices in the Phoenix metro area are climbing. The median price of a single-family home in October was about $7,000 higher than the previous four months, and 34 percent higher than the same month last year.
December 03, 2012
Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett will sign the election canvas this morning at the state capitol museum in Phoenix. The action makes the results of last month’s elections official. Governor Jan Brewer and Arizona Supreme Court Chief Justice Rebecca White Berch will also take part in the ceremony.
December 01, 2012
Pianist Wynton Kelly was born in Jamaica. He moved to New York as a kid and grew into jazz from R & B.  He played with Dizzy but is best known for his work with Miles Davis and his own trios.  Monday Night you can get a groove on with the sound of Wynton Kelly on the 9 O'clock Special.
November 30, 2012

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