KJZZ News

Christmas Tree
A few years ago, KJZZ’s Jimmy Jenkins set off to find a real Arizona Christmas tree.
Dec. 20, 2017
pilar moving in
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, 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
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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
United Nations
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
The Mesa Chamber of Commerce was able to replace the artificial tree this week thanks to donations from people around the country. The organization still seeks a few thousand dollars, according to a press release from the city.
Dec. 20, 2017
It’s been nearly three years since Phoenix created a road designation to honor the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Dec. 20, 2017
Market research has been an advertising staple for about a century, but the use of focus groups really took off after World War 2.
Dec. 20, 2017
Walmart
Walmart is partnering with Silicon-valley startups Even and Payactiv to offer these financial management apps for free. These tools will connect to employees’ checking accounts and tell them what they have left to spend after bills and savings.
Dec. 20, 2017
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While President Trump's supporters are advocating for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, a new survey indicates that a majority of Arizonans are opposed to it, and also value Mexico as a neighbor and trading partner.
Dec. 20, 2017
In a presentation to international business students at an elite Mexico City university, Mexico's top trade negotiator gave an overview of the country's strategy in talks over the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Dec. 20, 2017
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There are many benefits to mindfulness, but it might not be for everyone.
Dec. 20, 2017
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Conversations about gaps in health insurance coverage often focus on urban and rural communities. But a recent study found that 40 percent of uninsured Americans live in the suburbs.
Dec. 20, 2017
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There’s been a lot said about the Republican tax plan over the past few weeks and months, and today we’re tackling those claims head on.
Dec. 20, 2017
Jan Watson
Waving his iPad and pointing to a KJZZ story on prison health care, Magistrate Judge David Duncan furiously addressed the courtroom at a Parsons v. Ryan status hearing in federal court Wednesday morning.
Dec. 20, 2017
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The question of whether utility regulator Bob Burns gets to grill the top executive at Arizona Public Service and review the company's political spending could depend on the meaning of the word "and.''
Dec. 20, 2017
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A second study on Arizona teachers now shows we not only started the school year 1,300 teachers short, but now nearly 900 of those either never showed up to work or quit.
Dec. 20, 2017

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