March 2018

The Show on KJZZ

Airplane
It seems there are fewer pilots flying the friendly skies — there’s a looming commercial pilot shortage on the horizon. Here to talk about why, and what to do about it is Steven Scates. He’s chair of the Flight Department at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott.
March 5, 2018
Phil Boas
To a lot of Americans, it appears that what divides us is gaining momentum over what unites us. And a new PBS film, "American Creed," digs deeply into whether those divisions can be overcome by this country’s populace having a common purpose. In a recent editorial, The Arizona Republic explored those issues. And Editorial Director Phil Boas is with me for his weekly appearance to talk about it.
March 5, 2018
Chinese President Xi Jinping appears set to be able to remain in that position for as long as he’d like; the National People’s Congress is meeting this week and doing away with presidential term limits is one item on its agenda. Here to talk more about that, and some of the other big events this coming week on the international stage is the BBC’s Pooneh Ghoddoosi.
March 5, 2018
DACA application
Monday is the Trump administration’s official deadline to end the DACA program, although pending legal challenges have delayed that.
March 5, 2018
I’m right-handed, but I have a left-handed brother. About 90 percent of the population is right-handed, but we’re not exactly sure why.
March 5, 2018
Lela Rankin Williams
In lots of cultures around the world, it’s not often that a new mother sets her newborn baby down. There are no electronic swings or rockers or car seats or strollers. Instead, mothers wear their babies in a sling or a wrap most of the time.
March 5, 2018
on the ledge card
Lawmakers will be back at the state Capitol today with agendas in both committees and on the floor. Here for our weekly look ahead of what to expect at 1700 W. Washington are Rachel Leingang and Paulina Pineda of the Arizona Capitol Times.
March 5, 2018
kids in a classroom
A charter school in Goodyear abruptly closed earlier this year, citing financial troubles. And an analysis from The Arizona Republic shows other Arizona charter schools could meet the same fate as Discovery Creemos Academy.
March 5, 2018
An estimated 15,000 people strolled along a busy stretch of 7th Avenue in Phoenix last Saturday. The road was closed to traffic between Indian School and Camelback roads for the annual Melrose on 7th Avenue Street Fair. But most people attending had no idea how a small, determined group made it happen.
March 5, 2018
SUSD Governing Board
Scottsdale Unified School District Governing Board approved an agreement Friday night at about 10:30 p.m. after meeting in a closed executive session for almost six hours.<br> <small><a href="https://kjzz.org/content/615440/teachers-association-calls-resignation-scottsdale-district-board-president">Teacher's Association Calls For Resignation Of Scottsdale District Board President</a> </small>
March 3, 2018

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