KJZZ News

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 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
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
College Lecture Offers Peek Into Mexico
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
Two Guys On Your Head: Why Mindfulness Isn
There are many benefits to mindfulness, but it might not be for everyone.
Dec. 20, 2017
The Takeaway: New Study Shines Light On Suburban Healthcare Gap
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
The Takeaway: Fact-Checking The GOP Tax Plan
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
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
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
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
Tempe City Council last week approved zoning changes and a planned area development for the first phase of the Hayden Flour Mill project, paving the way for construction to begin at the historic site next year.
Dec. 20, 2017
Outside attorneys hired by the Scottsdale Unified School District say officials did not violate procurement codes when hiring an architect for it’s current facilities update project. The findings were part of a district-sponsored investigation.
Dec. 19, 2017
The Arizona Department of Health Services has completed a multiyear effort to launch an electronic system called eWIC.
Dec. 19, 2017
If it’s been nearly a year since you’ve passed through the TSA checkpoints at the airport, things have changed. Global tensions have led the TSA to tighten security rules for airline passengers.
Dec. 19, 2017
The Pima County Board of Supervisors passed on Tuesday an historic resolution against contracting with private, for-profit prison management companies like CoreCivic to run the county jail.
Dec. 19, 2017
On The Inside: The Chaos Of Prison Health Care — Prison Doctor Speaks
Birth, death and everything in between — after more than 30 years in health care, Dr. Jan Watson thought she had seen it all. But then she took a job at an Arizona state prison.
Dec. 19, 2017
A county spokesman said the new building is still in the design phase, but would have more kennels than both existing shelters combined.
Dec. 19, 2017
If you’ve ever wondered why Hollywood is so focused on remakes, you might want to look in the mirror.
Dec. 19, 2017

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