KJZZ News

As of the first report, which contains about 60 percent of ballots cast in the Phoenix Mayor's race, Greg Stanton is ahead with 38 percent of the votes. In second place is Wes Gullett with 20 percent. Peggy Neely, Claude Mattox, and Jennifer Wright are in a close battle for third place.
August 30, 2011
Guatemala is one of the poorest countries in the hemisphere.  And the people who live there face a constant question.  Should I risk leaving?  Many already have...About a million Guatemalans live in the United States.
August 30, 2011
The largest wild fire in state history blackened more than a half-million acres, prompting fears that large numbers of wildlife would perish.  The largest wild fire in state history blackened more than a half-million acres, prompting fears that large numbers of wildlife would perish.
August 30, 2011
A Phoenix school district serving low-income students has seen some success by lengthening its school year by 20 days.  But, an education expert says that alone isn’t enough.  From Phoenix, KJZZ’s Paul Atkinson reports.
August 29, 2011
Membership Drive Thank YouThank you to the 2,431 K-J-Z-Z listeners and especially the 1,119 new members who pledged their support during the K-J-Z-Z membership drive, helping us raise a total of 204,311 dollars including earned member matching funds in support of news, intelligent analysis and civil discourse on K-J-Z-Z.
August 26, 2011
August 26, 2011
Doctors at Scottsdale's Mayo Clinic are among the first in the nation to use a new drug for the treatment of melanoma - the deadliest form of skin cancer.  From Phoenix, KJZZ's Terry Ward reports.
August 26, 2011
The recent change in immigration policy means 300,000 deportation cases will be reviewed. Steve Goldstein talks to Laura Lichter, president-elect of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and Todd Landfried, Arizona Employers for Immigration Reform spokesperson about the impact of the new policy.
August 24, 2011
Host Steve Goldstein talks to two environmental experts about solar projects and water usage in the desert...and which forms of energy are the best for Arizona's climate.Former New Mexico governor Bill Richardson and author Robert Glennon give two perspectives on the issue.
August 24, 2011
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August 22, 2011
There is something about the way Count Basie could swing that is like nothing else.  His band was a well oiled machine that knew the charts by heart and played with joy and precision.  Bill Basie's dream as a kid was to play piano in the band, and he did so much more than that, creating a legacy of swing and big band style that is all his own.
August 21, 2011
   KJZZ's Theatre Critic reviews Hale Center Theatre's production of Little Shop of Horrors which runs through August 27th.   Robrt Pela is a columnist at New Times and a staff writer at Latino Perspectives Magazine.
August 21, 2011
Henry Salinas talks to his friend Edward Upshaw about why he chose to start an organization to stop gang violence and the legacy of his work.  StoryCorps is an independent nonprofit whose mission is to provide Americans of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to record, share and preserve the stories of our lives.
August 21, 2011
Author and musician James Sallis joins Steve Goldstein to talk about his most recent mystery novel taken from the perspective of three characters...including the killer.
August 17, 2011
Political experts Chip Scutari and Chris Herstam join Steve Goldstein to discuss the tactics used in the race for Phoenix Mayor...and the controversy over recent debates.
August 17, 2011
Host Steve Goldstein talks to Barry Broome, CEO of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council, about the initiative to grow the economy in the entire valley instead of concentrating on specific cities.Broome is on the region leadership advisory team set up Brookings Institution to look at economic strategy in Maricopa.
August 17, 2011
Washington’s inability to solve our nation’s debt problem is getting the attention of more than just politicians and economists.  Now, average citizens are wondering what it will take to do something about it.
August 15, 2011
Coy C. Payne, the first African American mayor in Arizona, recalls applying for a teaching job when segregation was still legal in a conversation with his wife Willie, who talks about how the tides have changed.
August 14, 2011
Rogue Columnist and Phoenix native Jon Talton tells Steve Goldstein why the city needs a different brand of leadership from the next Mayor.
August 12, 2011

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