KJZZ News

The winter storm marching across Arizona has shutdown schools in Flagstaff this morning and forecasters are expecting the snowfall to continue.   Dan White, Meteorologist from Flagstaff's National Weather Service in Flagstaff says Northeastern Arizona is getting the brunt of this storm.
December 02, 2011
As "Occupy" activists continue to protest economic inequality in the United States, some are asking what the next logical step is for the movement. Share your thoughts.
November 30, 2011
Host Steve Goldstein talks to University of Pennsylvania professor Kenneth Shropshire about the economic impact of the NBA lockout. Goldstein then speaks to Arizona Republic's Paul Coro about the impact of the lockout on attitudes regarding the Phoenix Suns.
November 30, 2011
Host Steve Goldstein talks to author Rob Sobhani, who believes that immigration reform should be a top priority for 2012 presidential candidates. Sobhani explains why he thinks immigration reform will save America.
November 30, 2011
Host Steve Goldstein talks to state representative Katie Hobbs and task force member Dr. Cindy Knott about Arizona's child-safety task force, the current laws, and which changes need to be made to keep children in Arizona safe.
November 30, 2011
This holiday, charities that help kids in poverty have more work to do. A million students in Arizona’s public schools qualify for free lunches, and the department of education says the number of homeless children has gone up sharply in recent years.
November 28, 2011
The Maricopa County Air Quality Department has issued 39 notices so far this year to people who’ve violated the county’s ‘No Burn Day’ ordinance.  It’s against the law to use a wood burning fireplace or fire pit on days when the air is stagnant.
November 28, 2011
The December issue of Arizona Highways Magazine is a picture postcard of the state.  It includes what the magazine's editors consider the 50 greatest photos to ever appear in the publication.  Joining KJZZ's Morning Edition Host Dennis Lambert is Arizona Highways editor Robert Stieve about this special edition of the publication.
November 27, 2011
Holiday programs are filling family calendars now that Thanksgiving is over and KJZZ commentator Amy Silverman has a very special program coming up on her calendar.  You might remember her daughter Sophie – she’s eight, has Down syndrome and soon will have her professional theatre debut at the Herberger Theater in downtown Phoenix.
November 26, 2011
Hanging Holiday Lights is a tradition for many people.  Most start that process about this time of year.  But what if you have three and a half MILLION lights to string?      This is the 20th year the Phoenix Zoo has staged its Zoo Lights holiday show & officially opens today to the public.
November 24, 2011
Terry Shannon, CEO of St. Mary's Food Bank, talks to host Steve Goldstein about the effort to feed Arizona's hungry families this holiday season...and the year-round need to lend a helping hand to the one in four children who go to bed hungry.
November 23, 2011
Host Steve Goldstein talks to marketing professor James Ward of the W.P. Carey School about the marketing tactics behind Black Friday, and the reason so many people participate in the shopping frenzy.
November 23, 2011
Host Steve Goldstein talks to mayor of Tempe Hugh Hallman about historical preservation, regional economy, and his decision to abstain from running for another term.
November 23, 2011
Businessman Wil Cardon, who has never held elected office, is one of the people running to succeed retiring senator Jon Kyl. He sits down with host Steve Goldstein to talk about his reasons for running, and how he plans to fight for Arizona.
November 23, 2011
Forest officials are encouraging Arizona residents to drive to the White Mountains for a Christmas tree.  The White Mountains is the the same area where the Wallow Fire burned more than five-hundred thousand acres this summer and now it's sprawling with trees for the holidays.
November 23, 2011
The Goldwater Institute wants the Clean Elections Commission to stop an advertising campaign it claims is illegal self promotion.  The think tank filed a lawsuit in Maricopa County Superior Court  this week claiming Clean Elections does not have the authority to spend millions on voter outreach.
November 22, 2011
The group behind the recall of Senator Russell Pearce issued a warning of sorts to Governor Jan Brewer and Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.  Citizens for a Better Arizona didn’t threaten a recall Monday, but put them on notice.
November 22, 2011
Mexican retailers are hosting their own version of Black Friday, only it took place a week earlier than in the United States.  From Ciudad Juarez, Monica Ortiz Uribe reports the event aims to boost Mexico's economy.
November 21, 2011
The results of Mesa’s recall election will become official later this morning, as the Arizona Secretary of State certifies them.  KJZZ’s Mark Brodie spoke to some residents of legislative district 18, to get their take on what happened.
November 19, 2011
Colleen Mathis is back as the chairwoman of the Independent Redistricting Commission.  The state supreme court Thursday evening ordered her to be reinstated…less than four hours after hearing oral arguments in the case.
November 18, 2011

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