KJZZ News

The New Nude: Companies Finally Recognize Buying Power Of Women Of Color
It used to be that when you bought an item in the color “nude,” like nylons or shoes, it would be the same light beige.
May. 28, 2018
The women at Miss Rizos salon don’t believe in "pelo malo." The phrase literally translates to "bad hair," and, in the Dominican Republic, the word is tied to hair that is kinky, curly or afrolike.
May. 28, 2018
Prescott Ultra-Runner Completes Record-Breaking Run Of Arizona Trail
In the running world, there are marathoners and then there are ultra-runners. That means people who run races longer than the 26.2 miles of a marathon.
May. 28, 2018
How Microchipping Saguaro Cacti Helps Protect Them From Theft
Saguaros are one of the symbols of Arizona. The majestic cacti stand tall in our landscape, but in Saguaro National Park, they are being stolen.
May. 28, 2018
Can Visitors Love The Grand Canyon To Death?
Arizona is, of course, the Grand Canyon State, and the national park is considered a crown jewel of the system.
May. 28, 2018
What Baseball Teams Are Looking For In A New Stadium
The Arizona Diamondbacks are allowed to look for a new place to play after they reached an agreement with Maricopa County.
May. 28, 2018
At least 2,500 Native-American women have been murdered or they’ve gone missing in North America since 1900. There are likely many more, but many Native women go unreported. One researcher is trying to change that.
May. 28, 2018
Mother remembers this Memorial Day, and every day, what her son fought and died for.
May. 28, 2018
A new analysis of home sales shows a strong year for metro Phoenix buyers with a certain last name.
May. 28, 2018
Arizona Homecoming For Gila River Marine Killed In Action 68 Years Ago
A lifetime of mourning for a 74-year-old member of the Gila River Indian Community has come to an end. Laverne McAfee was finally able to welcome her father home in March after 68 years mourning..
May. 28, 2018
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in Arizona is responding to statements issued by environmental groups accusing the agency of skipping environmental and public review for upcoming oil and gas lease sales in the state.
May. 26, 2018
Speaking on NBC’s "Today Show" last week, South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham said he plans to visit McCain her in Arizona again soon.
May. 26, 2018
The Arizona Department of Transportation is mandating lowered speed limits this weekend. Those traveling along Northbound I-17 will have to drive about ten miles per hour slower than usual.
May. 26, 2018
Amazon is getting rid of a Seattle team that supported the company’s contract delivery drivers and moving those jobs to Phoenix. The unit in Washington state that Amazon has decided to close employed about 130 people.
May. 26, 2018
It’s Memorial Day weekend and crowds are expected to gather at several Maricopa County lakes. The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office is increasing patrols to keep those areas safe.
May. 26, 2018
More and more people are becoming part of the so-called gig economy – often part-time, on-demand jobs – so they can fund their retirement, according to a report entitled: Gig Economy and the Future of Retirement. Even some younger people are getting in on the hustle, the side hustle, that is.
May. 25, 2018
The U.S. Senate Committee on Aging held a hearing last week about the misuse of opioids among seniors. And it is a growing problem
May. 25, 2018
As temperatures heat up, so do beer sales. The price you pay in Arizona covers much more than labor and raw materials.
May. 25, 2018
Many retailers across the globe see in e-commerce a way to expand beyond borders. The Mexican-based company Elektra is one of them, and it wants to compete with giants such as Amazon with a new online store focused on immigrant consumers in the U.S.
May. 25, 2018
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton and Vice Mayor Thelda Williams said the city police department will not change its policies on public records.
May. 25, 2018

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