KJZZ News

Downtown Phoenix has become known for its arts scene over the last 30 years. But, back then, the area didn’t look quite like it does now. “Raw” is one word Catrina Kahler used to describe it. She’s the president of Artlink, which organizes Art Detour.
Mar. 16, 2018
Dominic Armato is the dining critic for The Arizona Republic. The Show's Steve Goldstein spoke with him about some of those trends — with Mexican food, in particular. They started by talking about what he was seeing, and if there’s an evolution in the Valley’s Mexican restaurants.
Mar. 16, 2018
Since President Trump announced he’d impose tariffs on imported steel and aluminum, and other countries have talked about retaliation, we’ve heard mixed messages about what the impact of all of that could be.
Mar. 16, 2018
The Great Recession that followed the real estate boom put many more people in dire financial straits. And while homeownership has bounced back a bit, fewer people are able to take advantage now.
Mar. 16, 2018
New research from Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health shows the U.S. has higher health care costs and worse health outcomes than other wealthy countries. Dr. Elisabeth Rosenthal joins The Show's Mark Brodie to talk about this.
Mar. 16, 2018
The Food and Drug Administration is proposing cutting the levels of nicotine in cigarettes by as much as 80 percent. Here to talk about this is Matt Myers, president of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids.
Mar. 16, 2018
Retail sales in the U.S. fell for a third consecutive month in February. And for an economy that has been increasingly consumer-driven in recent years, that could be an alarming statistic. Here to talk about it is Donna Hitscherich, a faculty member in finance at the Columbia University Business School.
Mar. 16, 2018
The University of Arizona’s men’s basketball team is out of the NCAA Tournament, victims of one of the biggest upsets so far of the tourney. As KJZZ’s Phil Latzman tells us, the shocking loss ends a tumultuous season for the program now facing an ominous future.
Mar. 16, 2018
Grand Canyon National Park will begin phasing to Level 3 water restrictions and conservation measures due to a series of breaks in the Transcanyon Waterline.
Mar. 16, 2018
The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the re-designation of 12 Arizona counties as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by recent drought.
Mar. 16, 2018
And now it’s time for our Friday NewsCap.
Mar. 16, 2018
Arizona’s highest court said the state can’t charge property taxes on rooftop solar systems that homeowners lease.
Mar. 16, 2018
The Takeaway: Alabama Sheriff Spends $740,000 Meant For Inmates
An Alabama sheriff buys himself a $740,000 beach house with money earmarked for prison food in his county’s jail. And it's legal.
Mar. 16, 2018
State law enforcement will be cracking down on DUI drivers Saturday night for Saint Patrick’s Day.
Mar. 16, 2018
Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake spoke at a political forum in New Hampshire on Friday. He said again he hasn’t ruled out running for president, although the “odds are long.”
Mar. 16, 2018
Scarce Rocky Mountain Snowpack Deepens Southwest Water Supply Concerns
Parts of California, Arizona, Colorado, Utah and New Mexico reported record dry conditions and high temperatures during the important snow accumulation period from November through January. The measly snowfall translates to worsening drought conditions.
Mar. 16, 2018
Gov. Ducey said Thursday he will back laws designed to take guns from people who are a threat — precisely what is in a bill Rep. Randy Friese could not even get heard in the Republican-controlled Legislature.
Mar. 16, 2018
Arizona lawmakers voted to spell out what’s expected of state universities and community colleges when it comes to public speakers.
Mar. 16, 2018
Doug Walls, of the Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity, said that’s because Arizona has a lot of seasonal visitors who need care — then there’s demographics.
Mar. 16, 2018
For most of us, the older we get, the less opportunity there is to make art — let alone have it appreciated by others. For the last decade, the Mutant Piñata Show has been trying to change that.
Mar. 16, 2018

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