KJZZ News

Communications director for the Arizona Republican Party Shane Wikfors and political strategist Nathan Sproul of the Lincoln Consulting Group talk about the impact of the presidential campaign on Arizona and vice versa.
February 01, 2012
Former state lawmaker Kyrsten Sinema talks about why she is running for Congress in the newly formed 9th district in Arizona. Sinema says Washington just doesn't get it, in Arizona we have families struggling to make ends meet, losing jobs, and losing homes while members of Congress are engaged in partisan bickering.
February 01, 2012
State senator Rick Murphy explains why he supports bills that make it illegal for government agencies to collectively bargain with employee groups. Sheri Van Horsen, president of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees explains why she thinks this legislation is bad for Arizona.
February 01, 2012
Opponents of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio stormed out of the Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday.  The group wanted to participate in the special meeting that addressed the problems reported in a federal probe against sheriff’s office.
February 01, 2012
The Food and Drug Administration has quickly approved a drug to combat basal cell carcinoma. That’s a type of skin cancer that - until now, patients had no other treatment options. From Phoenix, KJZZ's Terry Ward reports.
February 01, 2012
The Centennial Minute features historical tales about people and places around Arizona. These 90-second radio spots were written and recorded by Fred DuVal, chairman of the Arizona Board of Regents, and Lisa Schnebly Heidinger, author and great-granddaughter of Arizona pioneer Sedona Schnebly.
February 01, 2012
At Your ServiceMeet the membership team busily working behind the scenes to help manage your account, answer your questions, send news bulletins and organize member events. Tanya Algee is no stranger to the stations; she also served on the membership team in 2000-2001.
January 31, 2012
 Bob Corritore Recognized By Governor's OfficeKJZZ’s Sunday Blues host Bob Corritore was recognized by the Office of the Governor for his “contributions to blues music throughout the State of Arizona….
January 31, 2012
Jazz News from Blaise LantanaThe Valley is jumpin’ with jazz this February, especially with the Arizona Music Fest in town -- and we’ll be here to bring you the latest news and interviews with leading performers.
January 31, 2012
Imagine a medical treatment uniquely designed for you. Science fiction or fact? Examine the potential of Personalized Medicine during an ARIZONA SCITECH forum presented by KJZZ and Rio Salado College on March 8, 2012.
January 31, 2012
KJZZ launched Centennial Minutes this morning-- one of a series of specials you will hear this month that reflect on Arizona’s rich history. Centennial Minutes features 90-second vignettes that tell the stories of Arizona people and places that have left an indelible mark on our state's history.
January 31, 2012
The Independent Bar Counsel investigating ethics charges against former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas his recommending disbarment. It’s now up to a review panel to issue an order. KJZZ’s AL Macias reports.
January 31, 2012
Bookings on Carnival Cruise lines are down significantly since the wreck of the Costa Concordia more than two weeks ago. The ship is owned by Carnival. It ran aground off the coast of Italy. Seventeen people are confirmed dead and 15 remain missing.
January 31, 2012
Over the last fifteen years, California, Arizona, and Massachusetts have all replaced bilingual education with English Immersion. This was supposed to help close the achievement gap. But by most measures – it hasn’t.
January 31, 2012
 KJZZ launched Centennial Minutes this morning-- one of a series of specials you will hear this month that reflect on Arizona’s rich history. (read more)For a look at Arizona’s history-- from an artistic point of view-- tune in to Hearing the Century: Voices of Arizona’s Arts Past and Present-- weekdays throughout February at 8:30 a.
January 31, 2012
A prospective city council candidate in a Southwestern Arizona border town whose English proficiency was questioned finally spoke to the public Monday evening. She says she is appealing a court decision that removed her from the ballot.
January 31, 2012
A council candidate in the border town of San Luis, Arizona is appealing a judge’s decision to remove her from a primary ballot because she is not proficient in English. Alejandrina Cabrera’s attorney filed the appeal today.
January 30, 2012
Last year, we told you the story of a woman who uses medical marijuana as she recovers from cancer. (She wishes to remain anonymous.) At the time she first spoke with us, Arizona’s voter-approved medical marijuana law was still very much up in the air.
January 30, 2012
People who can’t buy health insurance because of a pre-existing condition can now get coverage through a federal program.Yesterday, we told you about the Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan that’s part of the federal health reform law passed two years ago.
January 30, 2012
Whether you use an accountant, a computer program, or try to file your tax returns on your own, it can be a complicated and expensive process. But, the AARP Foundation, is providing tax free help. It'll start February 1st at eighty locations across the state.
January 30, 2012

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