August 2017

The Show on KJZZ

 Joe Dobrow
Amazon’s $13.7 billion takeover of Whole Foods became official this week, and prices on 15 products at the upscale grocer immediately took a plunge. How is Amazon going to change the culture at Whole Foods, particularly what customers experience? And is the supermarket environment about to get even more competitive, including for the Valley-based Sprouts?
Aug. 30, 2017
Hurriane Harvey rescue efforts
We begin with the devastation of Hurricane Harvey for millions of Americans all along the Gulf Coast. The rain is still falling over parts of Texas and Louisiana, and AccuWeather says Harvey could be the most expensive natural disaster in U.S. history.
Aug. 30, 2017
Domestic-violence victim
When Candice Jackson, acting head of the Education Department's Office of Civil Rights recently said that “90 percent” of campus sexual assaults “fall into the category of ‘We were both drunk, we broke up, and six months later I found myself under a Title IX investigation,” it caused an uproar.
Aug. 29, 2017
University of Arizona logo
The U.S. Homeland Security Department and National Security Agency have given the University of Arizona a new designation. It's called CAE-R, and stands for Center of Academic Excellence in Cyberdefense Research.
Aug. 29, 2017
Breaking News
To some degree, we all care about what others think of us, and we also don’t want to feel like we’re missing out, that other people are living more exciting, interesting lives than we are. It’s known as the Fear of Missing Out — or FOMO. The concept isn’t new, but it’s taken on new meaning in the 24-hour news cycle, and it’s especially powerful in social media.
Aug. 29, 2017
Migration Policy Institute logo
Earlier this month, the nonpartisan Migration Policy Institute released a report called The Education and Work Profiles of the DACA Population to provide more details on who DACA-eligible people are, including levels of education and which jobs they have. To learn more, we spoke with Julia Gelatt. She is a senior policy analyst for the Migration Policy Institute.
Aug. 29, 2017
ASU Art Museum's conservation lab
Preservation is a word we hear a lot when it comes to houses, buildings and neighborhoods. But it’s also front of mind for classic and historic art — paintings, sculptures and much more. If possible, should every art form be preserved because of historic significance or what it helps us learn about human creativity?
Aug. 29, 2017
There’s been a lot of talk, both on this program and elsewhere, about the opioid epidemic the state and country are facing. But within that epidemic, new research shows patients suffering from mental illness are being prescribed a disproportionate share of these painkillers.
Aug. 29, 2017
Arpaio
President Trump’s pardon of former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio disappointed a huge percentage of the population, but Arpaio’s most loyal supporters thought it was the right thing to do.
Aug. 29, 2017
Rain continues to fall in southeastern Texas, which is already experiencing severe flooding because of Harvey. And the National Weather Service is forecasting the storm will bring torrential rains to southwest Louisiana as well.
Aug. 29, 2017

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