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KJZZ's The Show

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KJZZ's The Show

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English

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Episodes

A Trump-era initiative still weighs on Chinese American scientists

12/7/2021
Over the course of the pandemic, many Chinese Americans have faced additional scrutiny and, in some cases, discrimination. New research suggests Chinese American scientists are also dealing with these issues. Plus, what’s behind the health and environmental emergency in a Sonoran beach town. That and more on The Show.

Duration:00:43:16

A lifetime of celebrity connections helped an Arizona man build his charitable outreach

12/6/2021
The pandemic has led lots of people to rethink where and how they live. How cities have been affected, and how they’re trying to respond. And an Arizona businessman on how a lifetime of celebrity connections helped build his charitable outreach. That and more on The Show.

Duration:00:55:02

Katie Hobbs may not be the Democratic frontrunner much longer

12/3/2021
Secretary of State Katie Hobbs’ handling of the Talonya Adams case has put her status as Democratic gubernatorial frontrunner in jeopardy. Our Friday Newscap panelists analyze that and the week's other top stories. Plus, how Arizona nonprofits fared on Giving Tuesday and what the near future looks like for fundraising. That and more on The Show.

Duration:00:52:51

Heat, wildfire and drought are forcing the West to rethink development

12/2/2021
Climate change is forcing lots of industries to adapt to new conditions. We’ll hear how extreme heat, wildfire and drought are leading to changes in development in the West. Plus, we’ll meet an ASU composer whose innovative approach has created the first cellphone symphony. That and more on The Show.

Duration:00:48:29

Getting students through the pandemic with social and emotional learning

12/1/2021
The last few school years have been difficult for students and teachers. We’ll hear how schools are using social and emotional learning to help. Plus, the legacy of an author who helped bring the Navajo Nation to the mystery genre. That and more on The Show.

Duration:00:54:57

Here's how much Arizona shoppers spent over Black Friday weekend

11/30/2021
We just saw some of the busiest shopping days of the year, from Black Friday to Cyber Monday. How much did Arizona shoppers spend as the economy continues its recovery? Plus, what’s been behind the Suns’ 16-game win streak as they get ready to host the only team ahead of them in the standings. That and more on The Show.

Duration:00:53:55

Why Arizona has lost more than 1,600 foster homes since 2017

11/29/2021
Arizona's number of licensed foster homes has fallen by more than a third since 2017. We'll hear what's behind the drop and what the Department of Child Safety is doing about it. Plus, a new biography explains how the origins of rock gods Led Zeppelin aren’t as organic as you’d think. That and more on The Show.

Duration:00:54:53

These 2 Arizonans joined millions in the Great Resignation

11/26/2021
On a special edition of The Show, we’ll feature conversations on what has driven the “great resignation” in the American job market, how to deal with aging of medical professionals and the impact of conspiracy theories on politics. Those stories and more on The Show.

Duration:00:50:34

What has driven the 'great resignation' in the American job market

11/26/2021
On a special edition of The Show, we’ll feature conversations on what has driven the “great resignation” in the American job market, how to deal with aging of medical professionals and the impact of conspiracy theories on politics. Those stories and more on The Show.

Duration:00:50:16

Thanksgiving dinner with a Southwest twist

11/25/2021
On a special edition of The Show, we’re marking Thanksgiving with some of our favorite conversations —including what it means to really be alive, how Jane Austen would have written about the pandemic and how adding a Southwestern twist could spice up your holiday meals. Those stories and more on The Show.

Duration:00:51:27

Some of our favorite conversations on Thanksgiving

11/25/2021
On a special edition of The Show, we’re marking Thanksgiving with some of our favorite conversations —including what it means to really be alive, how Jane Austen would have written about the pandemic and how adding a Southwestern twist could spice up your holiday meals. Those stories and more on The Show.

Duration:00:51:27

Why state Sen. Paul Boyer decided not to run again

11/24/2021
Light rail is officially extending in the Phoenix area, as federal officials have decided to fully fund a $158 million grant. Valley Metro CEO Scott Smith discusses the future of public transit. Plus, the Phoenix Symphony’s Music Director on pushing through the pandemic and welcoming audiences back. That and more on The Show.

Duration:00:50:28

What has changed in the 10 years since Arizona recalled Russell Pearce

11/23/2021
It has been 10 years since voters in Mesa recalled state Sen. Russell Pearce, SB-1070 author. A new book on the recall examines what has changed. Plus, how the landscape of the American Southwest was shaped by volcanoes. That and more on The Show.

Duration:00:49:34

Sky Harbor's striking hospitality workers 'just need basic respect'

11/22/2021
Phoenix Sky Harbor concession workers overwhelmingly voted to go on strike during the busiest travel week of they year. A barista tells us what the hospitality workers want. Plus, The founder of Marked by COVID tells us how her dad dying from the virus completely changed her professional life. That and more on The Show.

Duration:00:53:26

Lost photos of the biggest rock stars from the '60s and '70s

11/19/2021
Arizona Congressman Paul Gosar this week became the first House member to be censured in more than a decade. Our Friday NewsCap panelists weigh in on that and the rest of the week’s top stories. Plus, a new exhibit showcases recently-found photos of some of rock ’n’ roll’s biggest stars. That and more on The Show.

Duration:00:51:18

How the microchip shortage crowned tech's new power players

11/18/2021
The Valley’s real estate market has been strong, and a new report puts that into national context. We’ll hear what’s behind the growth and how it may impact other aspects of the region’s economy. Plus, how the shortage of microchips has created new power players in the industry. That and more on The Show.

Duration:00:48:38

Meet a Native American geneticist working to bring more diversity to STEM fields

11/17/2021
STEM fields continue to be lacking in diversity, but efforts are increasing to change that. We'll hear how one Native American woman has thrived in science and wants to help others do the same. Plus, a new investigation looks into racial disparities in prosecuting marijuana offenses. That and more on The Show.

Duration:00:52:41

The Iraq War made Congressman Ruben Gallego 'a different man'

11/16/2021
For nearly two decades, the U.S. had troops on the ground in Iraq and Afghanistan, and one of the soldiers was now-Congressman Ruben Gallego. Gallego talks about war, his fellow Marines and how his experiences changed his outlook. Plus, Indigenous land acknowledgments are becoming more popular — why we're seeing them everywhere from Twitter profiles to city council meetings. That and more on The Show.

Duration:00:51:43

Scottsdale school board president in hot water over dossier on difficult parents

11/15/2021
The pandemic has been difficult for pretty much everyone, but expressing that can be tough. We'll hear what a new collection of six-word memoirs says about the experiences of students, parents and teachers. Plus, why every federal lawmaker is about to get mail from an Arizona project calling for unity. That and more on The Show.

Duration:00:52:44

Why Arizona kids need to learn STEM at a young age

11/12/2021
Attorney General Mark Brnovich took his opposition to the White House’s vaccine mandate to court, where his arguments weren’t well-received. Our Friday NewsCap panelists weigh in on that and the state’s other top stories Plus, Arizona's new Teacher of the Year on exposing students to STEM fields early on. That and more on The Show.

Duration:00:51:34