KJZZ News

msco striped inmates
The black-and-white striped uniforms worn by metro Phoenix jail inmates are officially being phased out.
Nov. 24, 2017
newborn baby
Every week, Beth Nobles visits Dana D’Ambrosio and her newborn daughter, Anastasia, at her home to check her weight and height, and to check in on her mom.
Nov. 24, 2017
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On this episode, The Pulse celebrates the service and innovative spirit of U.S. veterans. There are about 20 million American vets. We’ve got a few of their stories.
Nov. 24, 2017
Grand Canyon National Park south entrance station
The National Park Service is looking into raising fees at 17 national parks, including Grand Canyon, Yellowstone and Zion.
Nov. 24, 2017
shopping
Host Steve Goldstein talks to marketing professor James Ward of the W.P. Carey School about the marketing tactics behind Black Friday, and the reason so many people participate in the shopping frenzy.
Nov. 24, 2017
Joanna de’Shay
Joanna de’Shay grew up in Ghana. Her father is Nigerian and her mother is Russian. De’Shay refers to herself as a Black Russian.
Nov. 24, 2017
Charlene Santiago
About half of Puerto Rico remains without power two months after Hurricane Maria, and the U.S. commonwealth’s status as a so-called colony was part of the discussion at a recent symposium on the aftermath of the storm.
Nov. 24, 2017
carabiners
It's been a popular activity for the past several years to spend the day after Thanksgiving outside, instead of shopping. If that's on your list this year, check your equipment first.
Nov. 24, 2017
Mark Hamill
Disney is betting on animated skeletons and Jedi warriors to close 2017. The company wants to close out in the top charts for the year so it’s relying on two of its biggest movies, “Coco” and “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” — and the country of Mexico to get there.
Nov. 24, 2017
money
Today, women are still paid less than men overall, and while explanations vary from career choices to discrimination, there’s another are being addressed in Tempe.
Nov. 24, 2017
wilted lettuce
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded almost $600,000 in grants to an Arizona university for bug research. About $330,000 is going to study how a soil steaming device could lower the use of pesticides on lettuce crops.
Nov. 24, 2017
thermometer
The trend of above-average temperatures could continue into the winter if predictions from the Climate Prediction Center hold steady.
Nov. 23, 2017
Phoenix wants to be a leading “smart region,” a place where innovations would be used and developed. But it also wants to attract global tech businesses and entrepreneurs with a new strategy — especially those from Latin America.
Nov. 23, 2017
mexico flag
Mexico is on track to seeing its deadliest year in at least 20 years, with homicides up in the first nine months of 2017, according to an analysis released this week.
Nov. 23, 2017
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The Arizona Lottery has taken a second number-selecting machine out of operation because it recently chose duplicate numbers.
Nov. 23, 2017
The Department of the Interior is proposing to double the price of admission to nearly 20 of the most popular national parks. The public commenting period had been slated to end Thanksgiving Day, but it’s been pushed back.
Nov. 23, 2017
carved gourd
It’s possible you haven’t seen a dried gourd since Thanksgiving, when they’re used in abundance as centerpieces, but in Casa Grande gourds are a big deal right now thanks to an annual gourd festival held there.
Nov. 23, 2017
airport navigators
Listen to the sounds of Terry Neary helping people out at Sky Harbor International Airport.
Nov. 23, 2017
turkey
Maybe it is time to do something a little different this Thanksgiving - like giving dinner a Southwestern twist.
Nov. 23, 2017
movie theater
Christmas traditionally seems to be the holiday when families are more likely to go to the movies and catch a new film, or search Netflix, or just load up the DVD player with an old favorite. And there are a lot of Christmas movies that come to mind. But what about Thanksgiving?
Nov. 23, 2017

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