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KJZZ's The Show

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Phoenix, AZ

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KJZZ's The Show

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English

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Episodes

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

An investigation a nonprofit and Arizona lawmakers on its payroll

11/11/2021
Cities across the country and the state are preparing for an influx of cash, after the passage of the federal infrastructure bill. Mesa Mayor John Giles on projects in his city. And an investigation into the relationship between a nonprofit and state lawmakers on its payroll. That and more on The Show.

Duration:00:45:55

The political tipping point that led a county supervisor to resign

11/10/2021
The so-called ballot audit caused all kinds of disagreements—including Republican infighting. A now-former Maricopa County Supervisor talks about the current state of politics and what led to his resignation. Plus, artists take on the many facets of social distancing in a new exhibit. That and more on The Show.

Duration:00:06:18

What an APS rate decrease really means for Arizona consumers

11/9/2021
Arizona utility regulators have approved a rate decrease for the state’s biggest public utility. We'll hear what that decision could really mean for consumers. Plus, finding common ground on the future of U.S. elections. That and more on The Show.

Duration:00:52:06

Arizona is hiring, as long as you're vaccinated

11/8/2021
The fights over vaccine requirements in the workplace are starting, as the feds issue their rules on the subject. We'll hear what new data say about the number of employers who are requiring vaccination. Plus, how the pandemic has affected Arizona’s already fragile child care system. That and more on The Show.

Duration:00:48:52

Using virtual reality to help some students still have access to the arts

11/5/2021
An Arizona Supreme Court ruling this week puts the Legislature’s budget reconciliation process in doubt — leaving a number of laws in flux. Our Friday NewsCap panelists weigh in on that and the state’s other top stories. And using virtual reality to help some students still have access to the arts. That and more on The Show.

Duration:00:52:20