The Food and Drug Administration says a New Mexico peanut company linked to a recent salmonella outbreak distributed peanut and almond butters even after testing showed the products were contaminated. From Phoenix, KJZZ’s Steve Goldstein has more.
According to new numbers from the Census Bureau more elderly Americans are living alone. KJZZ’s Al Macias says the survey also shows the number of households headed by older Americans is growing.The Census Bureau reports that the percentage of households headed by older adults has grown significantly over the last half century.
Only 50 voters showed up by Wednesday’s deadline to confirm their identity with the Maricopa County Recorder. KJZZ’s Al Macias says nearly a thousand other voters failed to do so, and that means their ballots will not be counted.
Vocalist Denise Donatelli studied classical piano as a child in Pennsylvania, but always loved listening to jazz. After she raised her boys in Atlanta she started singing in clubs with a jazz trio and eventually moved to LA.
Immigration reform is one of the top issues for President Barack Obama. Wednesday morning the president said comprehensive immigration reform must include border security, KJZZ’s Al Macias reports.AL MACIAS: One of the first questions at Wednesday’s news conference dealt with immigration.
Former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas, who is barred from practicing law in Arizona, is considering a run for Governor. The Arizona Republic's Bob Robb tries to explain why Thomas would run...and his slim odds.
Eileen Klein, Chief of Staff for Governor Jan Brewer until last week, talks about the administration's efforts to get Arizona out of its fiscal hole and the role she played. Klein also explained the challenges and rewards of working with stakeholders who have dramatically different opinions on the state's direction.
Arizona Senator John McCain wants to see a Watergate-style congressional committee to investigate the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. The Sept. 11 attack killed four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens.
The Greater Phoenix Economic Council has a new plan to attract California businesses to the Valley. From Phoenix, KJZZ’s Steve Goldstein reports.STEVE GOLDSTEIN: Last week, California voters approved Proposition 30—which will raise income taxes on the state’s residents who make more than $250,000 a year.
A valley organization is calling attention to the impact of the potential merger between bankrupt American Airlines and Tempe-based US Airways. From Phoenix, KJZZ’s Nick Blumberg reports.NICK BLUMBERG: US Airways and American have been meeting confidentially since the end of August.
Attorneys for a supporter of the GOP candidate and Democratic nominee in Southern Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District have reached an agreement on what to do with 130 contested provisional ballots cast in Cochise County.
Mexico and three Central American nations are calling for a review of international drug policies after two U.S. states voted to legalize recreational use of marijuana. KJZZ’s Steve Goldstein has more.
Singer Roberta Donnay fell in love with the jazz of the 20s and 30s; she and her band do plenty of Fats Waller, Irving Berlin and Hoagy Carmichael. Hear how Roberta captures the heart of soul of the era when she stops by K-Jazz for the 9 O'clock Special to share some music and talk about her concerts here in Arizona.
Cuban trumpeter and composer Arturo Sandoval studied classical music at 13 in Cuba. He listened to every American record he could find especially Dizzy Gillespie and Clifford Brown. In Cuba, Sandoval co-founded the band Irakere with Paquito D'Rivera.
The fate of a Phoenix home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright appears to be up in the air once again. The house was occupied by Frank Lloyd Wright’s son David and daughter-in-law Gladys until their deaths.
Since 1997, the Phoenix VA has put together a Veterans Day parade to recognize those who served in the military, and to bring awareness to veterans' issues. Paula Pedene of the Phoenix VA. (Photo by Dennis Lambert)Paula Pedene of the Phoenix VA helps coordinate the parade.
Veterans’ Day is Sunday, and events are planned throughout the state to honor the estimated 600,000 military veterans living in Arizona. That means a busy few days for Colonel Joey Strickland, the Director of the state Department of Veterans’ Services.