KJZZ News

Report: Toy Violates Privacy
It was bad enough when parents had to worry about choking hazards, poisonous chemicals and excessive noise when buying presents. Now add privacy to the list.
Nov. 23, 2018
Author: Creating Extraordinary Experiences Will Bring Customers Inside Retail Shops
As online retailers like Amazon continue to show their retail might and shopping malls around the country are shutting their doors, it might seem like the days of brick-and-mortar stores are numbered.
Nov. 23, 2018
How Fed Up Business Owners And A Persistent City Worker Transformed Phoenix
An estimated 15,000 people strolled along a busy stretch of 7th Avenue in Phoenix last Saturday. The road was closed to traffic between Indian School and Camelback roads for the annual Melrose on 7th Avenue Street Fair. But most people attending had no idea how a small, determined group made it happen.
Nov. 23, 2018
New Referendums In Mexico: Democratic Tools Or Marketing Campaigns?
Mexican president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador promised to hold more referendums during his tenure. But the lack of transparency and formality of these referendums, as well as their utility, are concerning many.
Nov. 23, 2018
From Missiles To Tea Rooms: Remembering Phoenix
If Park Central Mall were a person, it would be going through that same thing right now. When the current owners of the property peered into the mall’s basement, they found a bunch of photo albums and other items, all about this mall.
Nov. 23, 2018
For octogenarians and others of an advanced age who suffer from Alzheimer’s disease, their most positive memories have often happened between the ages of 10 and 30. And that time period rests somewhere in the 1950s.
Nov. 23, 2018
Crepe Paper And Crinoline: Senior Citizens Think Back On Their Senior Proms
Recently the Phoenix Art Museum had a different take on the senior prom — for adults 60 years and older. The Show asked a few attendees to reflect on their high school proms.
Nov. 23, 2018
Q&AZ: Will Phoenix, Tucson Ever Get Train Service?
For decades, there has been talk of a rail service linking Arizona’s two biggest cities. But will it ever happen? KJZZ listener Liana Garcia asked that via our Q&AZ reporting project.
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Nov. 23, 2018
Sounds Of The City: Bagpiping Runs In The Family
Listen to the sounds of Michael McClanathan teaching his grandson, Colton Wagner, how to play the bagpipes at his Scottish import store.
Nov. 23, 2018
Survey Says Black Friday Shopping Is Hyped
Black Friday is finally here and if you’ve decided to lay low and say “no” to doorbuster sales, you are not alone. Surveys say the hype around Black Friday is mostly that: hype.
Nov. 23, 2018
Electric, Driver-Assist Among AZ Auto Show Trends
The Phoenix Convention Center is a hotbed for cars, crossovers and trucks this holiday weekend.
Nov. 22, 2018
The Pulse: We’re Family — But Why?
Ever sit down to Thanksgiving dinner, look around at the shining faces of your family, and think to yourself: "How the heck am I related to these people?" You’re not alone. The Pulse explores how we define family — and how family defines us.
Nov. 22, 2018
Housing Questions? Mesa Wants To Hear From You
Arizona’s third largest city is taking a close look at its housing needs.
Nov. 22, 2018
Q&AZ: Why Is Interstate 17 Not A State Route?
Have you ever wondered why Interstate 17, which does not go beyond the state of Arizona, is called an interstate… and not a state route? Well, Brian Joseph Lesinski did and KJZZs Kathy Ritchie found an answer.
Nov. 22, 2018
Flying The More Cramped Skies
Think about the last flight you were on. If you sat uncomfortably in your seat and thought back fondly to days of glamorous flying gone by, you’re not alone.
Nov. 22, 2018
How Big Are The Cultural Divisions In America?
We’re all aware of the perception — and perhaps reality — that divisions within America are growing; that we’re becoming more factional and more tribal. Not a lot of that plays out on the political stage and is related to many social and cultural issues.
Nov. 22, 2018
What Exercises Are Best For Mental Health?
It seems intuitive that exercising makes us healthier in more ways than one — that when our bodies are healthy, so are our minds.
Nov. 22, 2018
E-Sports Expansion: City Teams Worldwide Compete In Overwatch League
E-sports has greatly expanded its reach and popularity.
Nov. 22, 2018
Lt. Frank Luke Jr. Honored In Arizona On 100th Anniversary Of His Final Flight
In 1918, a man named Frank Luke Jr. was setting records as a fighter pilot in World War I. Last September, Luke Air Force Base commemorated Lt. Luke’s final flight with a flyover and a flag presentation to his family.
Nov. 22, 2018
Phoenix Isn
For most people, Phoenix isn't really known as a barbecue town. Well, that might be changing. Chris Malloy, food editor for Phoenix New Times has spent the last year taking a deep dive into the Phoenix barbecue scene.
Nov. 22, 2018

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