August 2017

The Show on KJZZ

The devastation wrought by Hurricane Harvey continues to unfold in Texas. Last night, more than 17,000 people sought refuge in shelters across Texas, according to the American Red Cross, and thousands of volunteers have made the trip to the state to help, including many from here in Arizona.
Aug. 29, 2017
NatureSweet
Experts say the future of farming is digital, and a greenhouse operation near Willcox is testing a new system that uses big data to show results and help grow the tomatoes.
Aug. 29, 2017
Marijuana
One of the key arguments on whether or not to legalize marijuana — recreational or otherwise — is that states will be able to benefit financially from collecting marijuana-related taxes. Colorado and Washington, which have legalized marijuana, are seeing revenue collections that have exceeded initial estimates.
Aug. 28, 2017
Americans for the Arts
When we talk about the arts, the conversation is usually about culture, craft and style. But, what about the cold, hard cash?
Aug. 28, 2017
And now for a look ahead at international news. Our correspondent this morning is the BBC’s David McGuire.
Aug. 28, 2017
al shaw
Let’s turn again to the devastating flooding in Houston. One of the more fascinating things about Houston is its capacity for preparing for — and reacting to — massive floods. The city is built on swampland between meandering rivers and marshes that lead to the Gulf of Mexico to drain.
Aug. 28, 2017
pennies
There’s been a debate for years about whether or not we should get rid of the penny. The West Wing even broached the topic years ago. Are we any closer to getting rid of the penny?
Aug. 28, 2017
Phil Boas
Now we’re going to check in with the Editorial Board at The Arizona Republic. It’s a regular segment where we’ll talk about the big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
Aug. 28, 2017
Puente Arizona
Immigrant rights groups have been condemning the president's pardon of Joe Arpaio over past weekend.
Aug. 28, 2017
The devastation wrought by Harvey is now a national crisis. And the regional American Red Cross also has sent many volunteers from Arizona to help in Houston. For more on that, we’re joined by Collin Williams, the regional communications officer for the Red Cross.
Aug. 28, 2017

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