KJZZ News

ASU Library Map And Geospatial Hub Relocating, Giving Away Maps
The ASU Library Map and Geospatial Hub is relocating to the Hayden Library. For space reasons, it is giving away hundreds of maps to the public. The library already has given away more than 50,000 maps over the past two and a half years.
Dec. 2, 2019
AZ Receives $17.4M In Grants To Revitalize Bus Infrastructure
Two Arizona transportation projects will receive more than $17 million in federal funds. The money will go toward improving bus safety and efficiency.
Dec. 1, 2019
Maricopa County Animal Shelter Wants You To Adopt
The Maricopa County Animal Shelters are over capacity. They receive upwards of 80 stray animals a day but usually only have room for 10.
Nov. 30, 2019
Green Friday: Salt River Cleanup
Usually on Black Friday, volunteers come out to clean up trash along the lower Salt River. It's part of a larger movement called "Green Friday."
Nov. 30, 2019
Small Business Saturday Helps Boost Arizona Economy
Small Business Saturday is a campaign to promote local companies and stores. When shoppers spend money at local businesses, almost half of that money is reinvested back into the state.
Nov. 30, 2019
Phoenix Suns Amenities: New Seats, More Bars, Private Entrance
The Phoenix Suns recently unveiled its plans for the renovation of Talking Stick Resort Arena in downtown Phoenix.
Nov. 30, 2019
Overnight Storm Hits Arizona With Tornadoes, Snow, Rain
Some Phoenix residents were roused before dawn Friday not by shopping deals, but extremely gusty weather. A wintry storm packed an unexpected punch overnight up and down Arizona, delivering snow, rain and in Phoenix’s case — tornado warnings.
Nov. 29, 2019
Tusayan Declares State Of Emergency After Power Outage
A town just outside the South Rim of the Grand Canyon has declared a state of emergency due to dangerous weather conditions and a power outage.
Nov. 29, 2019
Mexico’s Congress Gives ‘F’ To Country’s Immigration Enforcement
The Mexican government failed to implement clear immigration policies and allowed migrants to be held in overcrowded facilities even before the country began receiving waives of migrant caravans.
Nov. 29, 2019
KJZZs 2019 Photos Of The Year
KJZZ is known for its award-winning radio stories and programming — but the newsroom is filled with really great photographers, too. See some of our best photos of the year and revisit the wide range of stories we told in 2019.
Nov. 29, 2019
Winter Storm Causes Several Closures In Northern Arizona
A winter storm closed multiple stretches of highway in northern Arizona on Friday morning. Drivers are urged to stay off roads and delay their travel if possible.
Nov. 29, 2019
Woke-Washing Is The Latest Marketing Trend For Companies
More and more companies are aligning themselves with social causes in a bid to appear socially conscious. However, these companies are not always fully backing the cause they say they support.
Nov. 29, 2019
Several Democratic women remain in the race to get the party’s presidential nomination and the opportunity to directly challenge President Trump’s campaign for a second term in the White House.
Nov. 29, 2019
This ASU School Is On A Quest To Elevate Civil Discussions
The quest for civil discussion — disagreeing without being disagreeable, as the old saying goes — is an ongoing effort. And one that a lot of people believe has been made more difficult because of the current administration and barbs that are tossed around on social media.
Nov. 29, 2019
Author: Creating Extraordinary Experiences Will Bring In Customers
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. 29, 2019
Research: No-Strings Government Check Does Not Discourage Work
All Alaska residents get a check from the state every year; the money comes from a fund that was created from oil revenues. Some researchers wanted to find out if that kind of arrangement could work in other places, and whether getting essentially free money from the government dissuades people from working.
Nov. 29, 2019
The Ultra Rich Are Giving Away Less And Less
There are two ways we can think about the ultra-rich: There are the lavish homes, jets and jewels like from TVs “Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous,” but there’s also the image of Andrew Carnegie, the steel baron who devoted his life to philanthropy.
Nov. 29, 2019
Meet The Women Leading Education Reform In Arizona
Save Our Schools Arizona defied naysayers in their fight against the expansion of school vouchers. Red for Ed followed to win salary bumps for teachers. And a political newcomer beat the odds to claim the highest seat in the state's education system.
Nov. 29, 2019
How Are Local Businesses Adapting To Changing Malls?
Shopping malls have been an important part of the Valley for decades — going back to the years when the name Goldwater was associated with politics and department stores. But as more big-box stores are closing and more consumers are shopping online, malls are having to change what they do.
Nov. 29, 2019
Why Do Consumers Bond With Certain Brands?
Hair-care brand Shea Moisture has, for years, been embraced by women of color. But a video posted on their Facebook page rubbed their loyal customer base the wrong way.
Nov. 29, 2019

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