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SBA To Assist Veteran Entrepreneurs Via Live Google Hangout for Veteran Women Small Business Owners


The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet will host a live Google Hangout on Veteran’s Day, Nov. 11 to discuss SBA tools for veteran women small business owners and bring together successful entrepreneurs with aspiring business owners to share tips for success. The on-line video conversation will offer current and potential veteran women… Read More

Ztwins Annual Coat Drive [Photos]


The Ztwins Annual Coat Drive, held this year on Saturday, October 19 was a huge success and we couldn’t have done it without your support. We are pleased to report that thousands of new and gently used coats were successfully collected and distributed to homeless shelters and community organizations assisting families in need. The need was so great… Read More

Happy Birthday GAME-TIME!!!!!!


Today, September 30, 2014 marks the 12th Birthday of  GameTime, the REALEST sports talk in the Northwest. GameTime airs weekdays from 1PM-3PM PST exclusively on KYIZ 1620AM and KZIZ 1560AM. Check out some of the show’s highlights and more at the GameTime blog (! A big thank you to all of the GameTimers for your… Read More

Opportunity Time: It Looks Like City University Will Be Offering PAID Internships to Minority Journalism Students

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To address the under-representation of minority journalists in newsrooms, the City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate School of Journalism will launch a diversity initiative that includes an all-expenses-paid, two-month summer internship program for 20 participants and free tuition for five students. The three-year diversity initiative is supported by $1.2 million from the John S.… Read More

Respiratory Virus EV-D68 Confirmed In Washington State


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed the presence of enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) in Washington state, including King County. The CDC testing confirmed that a King County child hospitalized at Seattle Children’s Hospital has respiratory illness associated with EV-D68. “Confirmation of this case indicates that EV-D68 is likely circulating in our community… Read More

Documentary Explores the Dehumanization of African American Women in Music Videos

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Warning: Explicit Language & Images This is an educational film produced by college students for a Women and Media Course at Georgia State University that is sparking conversation about the portrayal of Black Women in Hip-Hop andR&B music videos…. “This documentary is about the representation of African American Women in Music Videos and its impact in our… Read More

Celebrity Throwbacks [Photos]


Celebrating African American artists – check out these photo highlights from celebrity visits over the years to the Ztwins radio stations (KYIZ, KRIZ, KZIZ). Photo Source: Frank Barrow/Ztwins Archives