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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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480-834-5627


Episodes

Why some writers embrace stories about the pandemic

8/18/2022
The pandemic has impacted so many aspects of most of our lives. The debate over whether novelists should take the subject on, or leave time for perspective. And the executive director of Aunt Rita's Foundation on his experience with monkeypox. That and more on The Show.

Duration:00:55:02

As gas prices go down, Arizona restaurants pick up

8/17/2022
Inflation has impacted all sectors of the economy. How it, and other economic factors, are affecting Arizona restaurants. Plus, federal authorities outline the next steps for shortages on the Colorado River. That and more on The Show.

Duration:00:50:17

What Arizona can learn from San Diego's massive desalination plant

8/16/2022
Some state leaders have talked up the possibility of solving some of the state’s water problems with desalination. What lessons the biggest desalination plant in the Western Hemisphere may have for Arizona. Plus, how the governor’s summer camp program may impact students going forward. That and more on The Show.

Duration:00:53:30

Brittney Griner's detainment feels personal for queer Black women and nonbinary people

8/15/2022
Brittney Griner continues to be incarcerated in Russia after receiving a nine-year prison sentence. We’ll hear how Black queer women view the treatment of Griner. Plus, checking in on the latest campaign news as general election season heats up. That and more on The Show.

Duration:00:51:51

Are extreme Republican candidates good for Democrats in Arizona?

8/12/2022
Maricopa County is suing Kari Lake and Mark Finchem for their false allegations of election fraud and vote tampering. Our Friday NewsCap panelists weigh in on that and the week’s other top stories. Plus, our Lit Squad series continues with an author who writes about kids dealing with poverty, addiction and other challenges. That and more on The Show.

Duration:00:51:56

How the FBI's Mar-a-Lago raid looks to a former U.S. attorney

8/11/2022
The FBI’s investigation of former President Donald Trump’s Florida home is being called an historic event. A former U.S. Attorney explains how he views the raid. Plus, from the open range to the rodeo, meet an Arizona cowboy poet who's keeping the old-fashioned tradition alive. That and more on The Show.

Duration:00:52:54

'All bets are off' as Arizona's concert scene gets back to normal

8/10/2022
A new investigation reveals troubling details about how the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints handles child sex abuse cases. Inside the complications of the church’s helpline. Plus, giant concerts and packed music festivals have returned — can you go and stay safe from COVID-19? That and more on The Show.

Duration:00:48:47

Arizona's secretary of state race is drawing a lot of attention — and out-of-state money

8/9/2022
The Arizona secretary of state’s race is going to be one of the most contentious in November’s election. We’ll hear how money from outside of Arizona could affect the outcome. Plus, how the passage of the CHIPS Act may help the state’s push to be the “Silicon Desert.” That and more on The Show.

Duration:00:52:47

Prescribed burns aren't just worth the risk — they might be our only hope

8/8/2022
Wildfires have burned throughout Arizona and the West this year. We’ll hear how the Forest Service uses prescribed burns to try to prevent the biggest wildfires. Plus, a Valley-based business is putting a new spin on handwritten letters. That and more on The Show.

Duration:00:52:08

Will Karrin Taylor Robson endorse Kari Lake for governor?

8/5/2022
Arizona’s primary election results may lead to a dramatic shift in how our government works — if the pattern continues in November. Our Friday NewsCap panelists will weigh in on that and some of the other outcomes. Plus, an author on why he finds writing for young adults easier than for other audiences. That and more on The Show.

Duration:00:51:17

How a wet monsoon affects Arizona's drought

8/4/2022
This summer’s monsoon season keeps drenching the Valley. We’ll hear if the rain is enough to make a difference in our ongoing drought. Plus, the FBI’s work with local law enforcement to resolve the cases of missing or murdered indigenous women. That and more on The Show.

Duration:00:46:42

Filipino restaurants are expanding Asian food options in the Valley

8/3/2022
Tuesday was primary election day in Arizona. We’ll take a look at the results and who’s moving on to November’s general election. Plus, the Asian cuisine that seems to be on the cusp of a breakout. That and more on The Show.

Duration:00:50:46

It's primary election day in Arizona

8/2/2022
The number of robocalls we get has gone down over the last year thanks to a federal law. We’ll hear why our cell phones still aren’t immune to potential scams. Plus, monarch butterflies are in danger, but a single plant can be a big help. That and more on The Show.

Duration:00:48:38

New prostate cancer treatment could be a game changer for many illnesses

8/1/2022
Title 42 was meant to be a stopgap measure to protect public health at the border when the pandemic hit. Advocates who argue it’s hurting migrants are challenging a judge’s order to keep it in place today. Plus, a Valley doctor says a new prostate cancer treatment could offer help with other illnesses. That and more on The Show.

Duration:00:52:57

What to expect on Arizona's primary election night

7/29/2022
Arizona’s primary election is only a few days away, and most of the highest-profile races are still up in the air. Our Friday NewsCap panelists on what they expect, and the rest of the week’s top stories. And why priests are being murdered in Mexico. That and more on The Show.

Duration:00:49:02

Exit Interview: Why so many influential people leave Phoenix

7/28/2022
There is a lot of griping about Phoenix, from its sprawling development and lack of culture to its boiling hot summers. We launch a new series about our city and why so many influential people here decide to leave. Plus, a Tiny Desert Concert featuring Phoenix band and TikTok stars Playboy Manbaby. That and more on The Show.

Duration:00:42:03

How changing Arizona's primaries could stop extremists from winning

7/27/2022
Arizona’s primary voting system is sidelining the largest group of voters here: Independents. A longtime political insider is attempting to change our primary so extremists stop winning. Plus, a Muslim sex educator connects spirituality and sexuality. That and more on The Show.

Duration:00:53:16

As wildfires become inevitable, a Flagstaff hotshot calls for more active management

7/26/2022
It has been a difficult wildfire season for firefighters in Arizona’s high country. We’ll hear from one hotshot who says we need to think about fire and its inevirability in a new way. Plus, how political division has changed the way we view the American flag. That and more on The Show.

Duration:00:52:06

How one Arizona school is turning to virtual teachers to fill staffing gaps

7/25/2022
The teacher shortage in Arizona has plagued schools for years. One Arizona district could be turning to virtual teachers to fill the gap. Plus, The Show kicks off Shark Week with an expert who says we shouldn’t be so scared of these predators and their jaws. That and more on The Show.

Duration:00:49:01

Arizona is a proxy war for the future of the Republican party

7/22/2022
Former President Donald Trump and Vice President Pence are both coming to Arizona to stump for competing gubernatorial candidates. Our Friday NewsCap panelists analyze the week’s top stories. Plus, an Arizona artist who’s writing a children’s book in murals. That and more on The Show.

Duration:01:03:59