April 2019

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graduates in cap and gown
The Arizona Board of Regents officially approved tuition and fee rates for the state’s three public universities last week. To talk about the overall numbers, The Show reached out to Ron Shoopman, the chair of the Board of Regents.
April 15, 2019
migrants at the border
Migration numbers at the U.S.-Mexico border are spiking and, to many observers, living up to the word "crisis." Compared to 2014, when then-President Barack Obama declared a humanitarian crisis, there are twice as many migrants who’ve come across so far in 2019. That includes families, asylum seekers and unaccompanied minors.
April 15, 2019
Bob Broscheid
Arizona State Parks and Trails has a new leader. Executive DirectorBob Broscheid was confirmed by the state Senate last month. His predecessor, Sue Black, had been the subject of a number of controversies.
April 15, 2019
holocaust survivors at cafe europa
April 15 marks the start of Genocide Awareness Week. To commemorate the solemn remembrance, a recent event in Scottsdale brought together some of Arizona’s remaining few World War II Holocaust survivors.
April 15, 2019
Lorna Romero and Laurie Roberts in studio.
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discussed the week in news with Laurie Roberts of the Arizona Republic and Lorna Romero of Arizona Chamber Foundation.
April 12, 2019
Simply Simone
Nina Simone was called the “High Priestess of Soul,” but she began as a Juilliard-trained concert pianist. And now, in a new show from the Black Theater Troupe, every stage of the music legend’s storied life is celebrated.
April 12, 2019
phoenix skyline
This week, U.S. News & World Report released its rankings of Best Places to Live, and Phoenix and Tucson made the list. The factors they take into consideration are affordability, the job market, quality of life, education, access to health care and desirability.
April 12, 2019
The Show logo card
Lots of cities have landmark shopping districts — think of Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills and Fifth Avenue in New York City. Well, though you may not know it, here in Phoenix, McDowell Road — from 7th Street to the 51 — was once known as the Miracle Mile. It had its heyday in the 1940’s and 50’s.
April 12, 2019
President Donald J. Trump golfing
For years, President Trump has been called out by critics for being inconsistent when it comes to telling the truth. The president claims to have at least 18 club championships, which would be incredible — except it isn’t true.
April 12, 2019
Central American migrants
As President Donald Trump has been putting pressure Mexico to slow down the flow of migrants reaching the border, Mexican authorities are containing hundreds of people in the southern part of that country. Senior Field Correspondent Jorge Valencia was reporting from Mexico's border with Central America.
April 12, 2019