KJZZ News

Southern Arizona Expects Rush Of Mexican Shoppers On Black Friday
In border towns, Black Friday lines of shoppers start forming even earlier, on the Mexican side of the border.
Nov. 27, 2014
Phoenix Gallery Exhibit Showcases Artist Sebastian
An artist best known for massive steel and concrete sculptures has an exhibit of smaller pieces in Phoenix.
Nov. 27, 2014
How To Add Southwestern Flavor To Your Thanksgiving
You may have seen last week’s New York Times’ article "The United States of Thanksgiving.” It features a Thanksgiving recipe that evokes the unique flavors of each state.
Nov. 27, 2014
Central Arizona Shelter Services CEO On Phoenix Ordinance Banning Standing In Medians
It’s a time of giving. And a time of sharing with those who are less fortunate. In a recent interview with KJZZ, Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton said he’s focused on working with those who are near the brink of homelessness to provide them with a safety net.
Nov. 27, 2014
Nonprofits Try A Different Approach To Black Friday
Black Friday has been dominated by a lot of the big box stores with sales you can only get if you stand in line outside for hours.
Nov. 27, 2014
Sen. John McCain On Economy, Job Creation
Arizona Sen. John McCain says despite the claims of the Obama administration, the U.S. economy still trails other developed nations.
Nov. 27, 2014
Phoenix Walmart Workers Plan Black Friday Protest
Some Walmart shoppers will be exposed to more than Black Friday prices this weekend. About 100 disgruntled Walmart employees are expected to take part in a nationwide protest at the 37th Street and Thomas Road store in Phoenix.
Nov. 27, 2014
Honduran Woman Wins Asylum Days Before Thanksgiving
A Honduran woman won the right to stay in America two days before the holiday when an immigration judge ruled in favor of her asylum claim. She fled her country after receiving death threats.
Nov. 27, 2014
Valley Student To March In Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade
A student from the Valley is living out a marching band dream, playing in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade.
Nov. 27, 2014
 Flagstaff Resort To Open On Friday With Man-Made Snow
A Flagstaff crew has been working the wee hours of the morning in freezing temperatures to make enough snow to open Snowbowl on Friday.
Nov. 27, 2014
50 Percent Of People Who Go To St. Mary’s Food Bank Are Underemployed
While unemployment numbers are slowly improving, local food banks are seeing an uptick in the number of underemployed people coming through their doors.
Nov. 27, 2014
Confusion Surrounds Sanctuary Cases And President
There is already confusion circulating as to who can be granted relief under President Barack Obama’s Executive Action, issued last week. An undocumented immigrant in sanctuary in Tucson may not be covered under the new immigration order.
Nov. 26, 2014
Uranium Industry Appeals Grand Canyon Mining Ban
Two uranium mining lobby groups filed appeals Tuesday challenging a recent ruling upholding a ban on new mining claims near the Grand Canyon. This is the second time the ban has been challenged in the court system.
Nov. 26, 2014
Scott Smith, Scott Higginson On Arizonas Transportation Priorities
So what are some of Arizona's top priorities when it comes to transportation and what should they be? We spoke with former Mesa Mayor Scott Smith and Scott Higginson from the Interstate 11 Coalition.
Nov. 26, 2014
William Means Of The International Indian Treaty Council Talks About Unthanksgiving Day
Thanksgiving is a celebratory day for most Americans as families and friends will gather together. But there are some who don’t find the day — or the concept — so pleasant.
Nov. 26, 2014
Fire Chief Kara Kalkbrenner Discusses Her Time With Phoenix Fire
Earlier this month, the city of Phoenix named its first-ever female fire chief. Kara Kalkbrenner has been with Phoenix Fire for nearly three decades.
Nov. 26, 2014
Nationally Ranked ASU And UA Prepare For Fridays High-Stakes Football Game
Friday afternoon marks the latest head-to-head battle between Arizona State University and the University of Arizona in football.
Nov. 26, 2014
Author Aurelie Sheehan Talks About Her New Book Demigods On Speedway
Aurelie Sheehan is the author of the new fiction collection, "Demigods on Speedway."
Nov. 26, 2014
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery On Shanesha Taylor Case
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery has been in the news lately for being outspoken about comprehensive immigration reform in the U.S. and for his work on the case of single mother Shanesha Taylor.
Nov. 26, 2014
Judge Strikes Down Tucson Bidding Preferences Ordinance
A superior court judge in Pima County has ruled a Tucson ordinance giving a preference to local businesses bidding for city contracts is unconstitutional.
Nov. 26, 2014

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