KJZZ News

lowrider
Designed to go low and slow, lowriders have a cultural history of rebellion with their lowered suspension, customized paint and loud sound. Here in Arizona, some lowrider car clubs spend December ... Christmas cruisin’.
Dec. 21, 2017
nutcracker
One of the most traditional performances for the holiday season is The Nutcracker.
Dec. 21, 2017
Jeff Flake
Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake backed the tax reform bill partly in exchange for a chance to work on legislation that permanently protects DACA recipients. And now Flake says Republican leadership has promised to let him bring a bill to the Senate floor in January.
Dec. 21, 2017
Wildhorse Ranch Rescue
When it comes to wild horses, people hold varied views on how to best protect such an iconic image of the American West.
Dec. 21, 2017
Courtney Perez holds a holiday stuffed rat
In the last decade or so, the art of preserving dead animals has been given new life. All across the country, communities of amateur taxidermists have sprung up.
Dec. 21, 2017
Deaths from drug overdoses in the U.S. spiked in 2016. That’s according to new data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Dec. 20, 2017
Snowbowl
Flagstaff has a love-hate relationship with Phoenicians. The economic benefits are great, but the overcrowding causes serious problems. From KJZZ’s Fronteras Desk in Flagstaff Laurel Morales reports.
Dec. 20, 2017
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
christmas tree
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
mexico flag
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

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