November 2018

The Show on KJZZ

The world will mark a somber anniversary this coming weekend, and there are concerns about the environmental impact of a national holiday in India. For more on international stories coming up this week, The Show was joined by BBC’s Rich Preston in London.
Nov. 5, 2018
A packed crowd at the first basketball game of the 2013-2014 season in Tucson.
An ESPN “Outside the Lines” investigation found at least 13 phone calls from head men’s basketball coach Sean Miller’s cellphone ties him to a man recently convicted on federal pay-for-play charges.
Nov. 2, 2018
The Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh remains a crime scene, but around the country, other synagogues are preparing for Shabbat services Friday and Saturday. In the Phoenix area, Rabbi John Linder is preparing his message to the Valley's Jewish community.
Nov. 2, 2018
business people
Nearly every election cycle gives us the opportunity to hear someone running for office talk about running government like a business. What exactly does that mean? Are we supposed to view that as a positive? Is running government like a business even possible?
Nov. 2, 2018
early ballot
More than half of all the people expected to vote in next week’s midterm elections have already voted, according to the Arizona Secretary of State’s Office. Advocates say that’s a way to increase turnout, but The Show's recent guest said that’s not always the case.
Nov. 2, 2018
close-up of computer keyboard
The culture of Silicon Valley has been questioned for a number of years. It’s been in the spotlight even more dramatically in the wake of the #MeToo Movement. That, at least in part, is why thousands of Google employees staged a walkout on Thursday.
Nov. 2, 2018
Tonto Natural Bridge State Park
The latest department controversy is an internal memo that reveals the parks department considered a gift of land from a mining company, a move that would pose serious conflict-of-interest issues for the department that is charged with managing and conserving public lands.
Nov. 2, 2018
Employment numbers have been relatively strong in the U.S. through the Obama and Trump administrations. But while wage growth showed some promise in this morning’s jobs report, it continues to be low, and has essentially zeroed out under inflation-adjusted numbers.
Nov. 2, 2018
job application sign
The October jobs report is out from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the news continues to be positive overall with the unemployment rate in October at 3.7 percent. The economy also added 250,000 jobs — that’s a jump from the 134,000 non-farm jobs added in September.
Nov. 2, 2018
Debbie Lesko (left) and  Hiral Tipirneni
Arizona has nine congressional districts choosing a representative to send to Washington. In the northwest Valley, voters will get a second go-round this year with the same candidates.
Nov. 2, 2018