Technical update: For listeners to KJZZ's translator at 92.1 serving Glenwood, NM and surrounding communities, storms have knocked out power. We will continue to monitor the local power company for updates. Thanks for your patience.
The Musical Instrument Museum in North Phoenix has been open for a little more than three years. Earlier this month, it welcomed a new new President and Director. Carrie Heinonen has returned to the Valley after working at the Art Institute of Chicago.
A group of lawmakers and business leaders is planning to meet Wednesday to examine whether Arizona should reform its income tax system. Over the last couple years the state legislature has cut business and capital gains taxes and reformed the sales tax collection system.
KJZZ is wrapping up the Making Tacos Our Own serieswith a Taco Tuesday meet and greet with KJZZ reportersat America's Taco Shop in Tempe and you're invited!Join Jude Joffe-Block, Nick Blumberg, Al Macias, Mark Moran, Stina Siegand other KJZZ staff for this yummy event.
A health care business called “Connextions” (Connections) is hiring hundreds of employees for a new call center in Phoenix, but Connextions’ parent company is involved in an investigation in New Mexico.
The United States State Department has lifted travel
warnings for Rocky Point, a Mexican beach town southwest of Tucson, but travelers should still exercise
caution. The Arizona Daily Star said the government recommends using the
Lukeville boarder crossing in order to limit driving through Mexico, and the State Department urges U.
Governor Jan Brewer is back from a week-long trade mission
to India, with what she
hopes will be future economic development opportunities for Arizona. Brewer says she was in contact with
dozens of business and government officials with the financial capability to
Sleep experts are cautioning Arizona parents that, for kids to keep their
grades up, they must get the most from their sleep each night. Valley Sleep
Center Co-Founder Lori
Leadly said sleep is important at any age, but middle-and high-schoolers need
to learn how to get a restful sleep.
An Arizona man is lucky to be alive after falling 100 feet in a rugged area of Zion National Park. A U.S. Air Force rescue team was called in to get him out.Park rangers say they were notified about 5 p.
A state legislative committee will meet this month to review proposals to help the families of the 19 firefighters killed in the Yarnell Hill wildfire. Arizona House Speaker Andy Tobin of Prescott Valley plans to introduce bills that would provide retroactive state benefits to the families.
It probably wasn't Woodward and Bernstein or the filmmakers behind "All The President’s Men" who coined the phrase ‘follow the money.' Neither legendary reporter covered the machine of college athletics, which seems to run thanks to the millions and even billions of dollars fed into it by TV networks and sponsors, but until very recently despite convincing, logical op-eds in national newspapers, the concept of truly sharing those funds with student-athletes seemed unlikely.
It looks like a bid to block the Medicaid expansion at the
ballot may fall short. The state currently provides for most people below the
poverty level of about $19,500 a year, for a family of three. The plan confirmed
by state lawmakers would tax hospitals to expand eligibility to 138-percent of
the poverty level.
The Coconino County Sheriff's Office said a 27-year-old man is recovering after his legs were crushed by a 30-ton boulder, dislodged during recent rains along the Mount Eldon Lookout Road. Gerry Blair is a spokesman for the Sheriff's office and said the victim was part of a group heading up the mountain to work on the radio towers there.
A coalition of national and local advocates have started a campaign advocating for same-sex marriage in Arizona. It is one part of a state-by-state strategy to legalize gay marriage through lawsuits, ballot measures and by winning public opinion.
Somehow on Saturday night, Arizona State’s football team escaped with a win in one of the more bizarre finishes in recent history. Wisconsin’s quarterback thought he was intentionally stopping the clock by kneeling down, but the officiating crew saw it as something else, though they have not said what exactly.
In this AZ-Edition of StoryCorps, John Fullam and his daughter Lisa Fullam recall memorable moments from their childhoods and talk about the special bond that develops between children and their parents.
Dear Listener, We are implementing changes to KJZZ’s overnight schedule and HD2 service beginning July 1, 2011. You can view the new schedule online right now. We will replace JazzWorks on 91.5 FM and HD1 with a live feed of BBC World Service, weekdays at 1-3 a.
The process to recall State Senate president Russell Pearce is well under way. Here and Now takes a look at the steps taken so far, and what residents of Pearce's district can expect in the coming months.