July 2020

The Show on KJZZ

Coronavirus
There are a number of organizations across the country that are modeling how the COVID-19 pandemic might change over time. PolicyLab at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia has a particularly striking projection: More than 28,000 COVID-19 cases per day in Maricopa County by the middle of this month.
July 2, 2020
Jon Gabriel and Tom Ryan in studio
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discussed the week in news with attorney Tom Ryan and Jon Gabriel, editor in chief at Ricochet and host of the King of Stuff podcast.
July 2, 2020
U.S. Supreme Court
The U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to close out its current term July 2 with the release of its pending rulings. We’ve already seen a number of 5-4 decisions — some with surprises when it comes to who the fifth justice was. In two particular cases, it was staunch Republican and Chief Justice John Roberts joining the court’s liberal wing.
July 1, 2020
social distancing freeway sign
As the governor said on June 29, Arizona’s COVID-19 trends are moving in the wrong direction. To talk more about how Arizona’s situation fits in nationally, The Show spoke with Ryan Panchadsaram, one of the founders of COVID Exit Strategy, a collaborative tracking how states are doing in the fight against COVID-19.
July 1, 2020
Kate Winkler Dawson American Sherlock
The American public’s obsession with forensic science probably reached its peak around a decade ago when a string of "CSI" TV programs began filling out network lineups. But the forensics phenomenon came decades after the pioneering work of Edward Oscar Heinrich.
July 1, 2020
covid-19 testing site
The White Mountain Apache Tribe of Eastern Arizona announced a two-week closure of the reservation due to coronavirus cases. While reluctant to mandate a statewide shutdown, Gov. Ducey took virus precautions of his own by closing bars, gyms and other businesses for a month. However, not all are willing to comply with this move.
July 1, 2020
Mark Brnovich
We’ve all been taking steps to protect ourselves and those around us during the pandemic. We wear masks, avoid crowds, wash our hands, etc. But sometimes, it’s not just germs we have to think about.
July 1, 2020
The U.S. Supreme Court delivered a victory to school choice advocates June 30. The justices upheld a Montana law that provides a tax credit for donations to organizations that award private school scholarships. The Montana law mirrors one here in Arizona that has been a core piece of the school choice debate for years.
July 1, 2020
hot Thermometer
When Arizona was under the governor’s stay-at-home order, the state was in the midst of a cooler than normal spring. At the time, social distancing and getting fresh air by jogging or walking the dog made sense.
July 1, 2020
Tonto National Forest
Ahead of the July 4 holiday weekend, officials will close most areas of the Tonto National Forest to the public.
July 1, 2020

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