KJZZ News

In honor of Halloween, and the day of the dead, La Dia de les Muertes, you'll hear lots of old black magic, pumpkins and moonlight, when Blaise puts a spell on you  with her delightful Halloween show on Monday night.
October 28, 2011
 Former ASU Sun Devil's Football Coach Kush still comes to work every day and recently sat down with KJZZ's Terry Ward to talk about his legacy.Kush is going to be honored at the University's 'Legends Luncheon' with more than 200 former ASU players at the downtown Sheraton Hotel today.
October 28, 2011
The demographics of the United States are changing rapidly, and the demographics of schools are in flux. We want to hear from you: how are classrooms in the Southwest changing?
October 27, 2011
Former deputy Maricopa County Attorney Lisa Aubuchon took the stand on Tuesday to defend the decision to charge numerous county officials with racketeering two years ago. Aubuchon and former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas are accused of filing the charges as political retaliation.
October 26, 2011
Host Steve Goldstein talks to Kirk Adams, former House speaker and member of the LDS church, and BYU political Science professor Quin Monson about the impact faith has on public opinion for two Mormon presidential hopefuls.
October 26, 2011
Host Steve Goldstein talks to Jerry Colangelo, co-chair of the Arizona Commerce Authority, about reinvigorating Arizona's job market and the future of downtown Phoenix.
October 26, 2011
Campaign finance reports in the recall election of state Senate President Russell Pearce are trickling in.  The latest show what was spent on independent expenditure efforts on behalf of Pearce and his opponent, Jerry Lewis.
October 26, 2011
When Citizens for a Better Arizona took out papers to recall state senate president Russell Pearce, among the reasons they cited was a lack of focus on education and the economy.  But, as KJZZ’s Mark Brodie reports, both candidates in next month’s recall election say those are important issues for the state.
October 21, 2011
(Tempe, AZ) Tierney Sutton talks with Blaise Lantana about the formation of her new trio featuring jazz flutist Hubert Laws, and guitarist Larry Koonse. This interview is from 2011.
October 20, 2011
Early voting is underway in the recall election of state senate president Russell Pearce.  There’s not a lot of policy disagreement between the two candidates in that race…but one issue on which they do not see eye to eye is illegal immigration…and how the state’s laws make Arizona look outside its borders.
October 20, 2011
Pearls Before Swine Cartoonist Stephan Pastis talks about quitting his legal practice to work on his comic strip creation...and the future of comic strips while the newspaper business struggles.
October 20, 2011
We want to hear the stories of your community. Do you feel safe where you live? What challenges has your town faced?
October 20, 2011
Arizona lawmakers approved phasing out a Medicaid program for 6.000 Arizonans with serious medical conditions.  Bill and June Nelson were hoping to survive six months until they could enroll in a new federal insurance program.
October 19, 2011
Arizona Theatre Company's artistic director David Ira Goldstein talks to Steve Goldstein (no relation) about the upcoming original play Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Suicide Club.
October 19, 2011
Arizona State University president Michael Crow sits down with host Steve Goldstein to talk about the DREAM act, getting Arizona's universities on track, and making both popular and unpopular decisions in order to keep ASU innovative.
October 19, 2011
Las Vegas Review columnist Steve Sebelius and Arizona Republic reporter Dan Nowicki give insight about the important role the Southwest plays in the presidential primaries. Staying in or dropping out..
October 19, 2011
Once again YOU - KJZZ's amazing listeners came through raising a total of $509,060 including successful challenges and member matching funds in support of YOUR Public Radio Station KJZZ. A total of 12,124 listeners entered the contests, of that number, 5760 pledged and KJZZ added a total of 2594 new members to the KJZZ family.
October 18, 2011
Arizona is bringing in more money than expected.  August revenues were around eight and a half percent higher than the same month last year.  And, so far this fiscal year, the state has collected one and a half billion dollars more than it did last year.
October 18, 2011
“Secure our border” is a common refrain from some elected officials discussing immigration reform.   But KJZZ Commentator Julie Erfle says it’s time for them to start discussing real solutions.
October 14, 2011

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