KJZZ News

Alice Cooper Talks
Alice Cooper has been called the “Godfather of Shock Rock.”
Dec. 21, 2017
The Takeaway: Uber Takes A Big Hit In Europe
The European Union’s highest court came down hard on Uber this week, ruling that the ride-hailing service should be regulated like any other taxi operator across the E.U.
Dec. 21, 2017
Arizona’s population is growing, according to new figures from the United States Census Bureau. The state added enough residents to rank its growth the fifth highest in the nation.
Dec. 21, 2017
The Takeaway: Benjamin Millepied Is Challenging The Old Guard To Modernize Ballet
Imagine you’re seated in a beautiful New York City concert hall. The curtain goes down on the first act of a ballet performance. The lights go up for intermission, and you walk out into the lobby with the rest of the audience. And there, suddenly, more dancers appear.
Dec. 21, 2017
The Christmas Tradition Of Tamales
Tamales are a tradition for a lot of us in Arizona, whether we can make them ourselves or have to lean on the experts.
Dec. 21, 2017
Christmas Cruisin
Designed to go low and slow, lowriders have a cultural history of rebellion with their lowered suspension, customized paint and loud sound. Here in Arizona, some lowrider car clubs spend December ... Christmas cruisin’.
Dec. 21, 2017
Bringing Dramatic Twists To A Christmas Ballet
One of the most traditional performances for the holiday season is The Nutcracker.
Dec. 21, 2017
Arizona Sen. Flake Promised Chance To Bring DACA Bill To Senate Floor
Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake backed the tax reform bill partly in exchange for a chance to work on legislation that permanently protects DACA recipients. And now Flake says Republican leadership has promised to let him bring a bill to the Senate floor in January.
Dec. 21, 2017
When it comes to wild horses, people hold varied views on how to best protect such an iconic image of the American West.
Dec. 21, 2017
In the last decade or so, the art of preserving dead animals has been given new life. All across the country, communities of amateur taxidermists have sprung up.
Dec. 21, 2017
Deaths from drug overdoses in the U.S. spiked in 2016. That’s according to new data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Dec. 20, 2017
Winter Is Coming: Unpacking Flagstaff
Flagstaff has a love-hate relationship with Phoenicians. The economic benefits are great, but the overcrowding causes serious problems. From KJZZ’s Fronteras Desk in Flagstaff Laurel Morales reports.
Dec. 20, 2017
The Search For A True Arizona Christmas Tree
A few years ago, KJZZ’s Jimmy Jenkins set off to find a real Arizona Christmas tree.
Dec. 20, 2017
From Homeless To Home, Just In Time For The Holidays
Move-in day. It’s one of life’s most stressful events but also maybe one of the most exciting. For some, it’s actually life-changing because it means moving off the street or out of a shelter to an address and a space of their own.
Dec. 20, 2017
Sonora Prepares For Seasonal Visitors
Sonora, like the rest of the Mexican states, is implementing a special program to protect road travelers throughout this holiday season.
Dec. 20, 2017
If you haven’t decided what you’ll be serving for Christmas dinner, time is running out. Maybe you’re thinking ham or turkey, or a goose, but what about — a pudding. And, not the chocolate or vanilla kind you make out of a box, but a real, old-fashioned pudding.
Dec. 20, 2017
For some people, the holiday season can be a painful time. And, continuous Christmas jingles can make some people feel even worse.
Dec. 20, 2017
A new survey by Pew Research Center finds nine in 10 American adults plan to celebrate Christmas. But the way in which they celebrate appears to be changing.
Dec. 20, 2017
The worldwide refugee crisis continues to get worse. One refugee camp in Kenya — Dadaab — has been in place since the 1990s. But when it was rumored to be closing, refugees had to try to find other options.
Dec. 20, 2017
Eight hundred and sixty-six teachers left their teaching position within the first four months of this school year. That’s one of the results from a survey released on Tuesday by the Arizona School Personnel Administrators Association. Joining us now is Dr. Mark Joraanstad, executive director of Arizona School Administrators, a nonprofit promoting education in Arizona.
Dec. 20, 2017

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