July 2020

The Show on KJZZ

Emma Robbins
Clean running water on the Navajo Nation has been an ongoing challenge for decades. The Navajo Water Project was started in 2016 as a way to put a dent in the problem, and it has helped by installing running water systems in 300 households so far. But the coronavirus pandemic has upped the difficulty.
July 21, 2020
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In Arizona, where unemployment typically offers just $240 a week, federal dollars have made a significant difference in keeping individuals afloat. But the federal supplement is due to expire July 31.
July 21, 2020
coins on a table
If you’ve got some spare change lying around, or filling up your piggy bank, there are companies that’d like to get their hands on it. There is a bit of a coin shortage in the United States due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and there are a few reasons for that.
July 20, 2020
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British officials plan to release a report this week that looks into allegations of Russian interference in the Untied Kingdom’s Brexit vote in 2016. That’s one of the top international stories of the coming days. For our weekly look at that story and more is the BBC’s Rich Preston.
July 20, 2020
ICM Food and Clothing Bank in Phoenix provides low income families with meals, toiletries, school supplies and other items.
Food insecurity has remained at elevated levels since the pandemic began, and for kids, the situation is even worse. The Show spoke with Angie Rodgers, the president and CEO of the Association of Arizona Food Banks, for what can be done for kids here in Arizona.
July 20, 2020
Phil Boas
The COVID-19 pandemic has been deeply affecting our lives for months — from health problems to job losses to interruptions of our daily activities. The Republic’s Editorial Board and its newsroom teamed up to tell the story of a day in the life of the pandemic and talked with a number of state leaders.
July 20, 2020
Jodi Arias
Former Maricopa County prosecutor Juan Martinez's 30-year career has come to an end in part because of alleged misconduct during the Jodi Arias case. The Show spoke with Michael Kiefer, who covered Martinez and the Arias trial as a reporter with the Arizona Republic.
July 20, 2020
Gov. Doug Ducey appointed three Democrats to the Arizona Committee for Appeals Court Appointments after months of criticism that the commission didn't represent the state's demographics, as required by the Arizona Constitution.
July 18, 2020
Tucson skyline
Tucson holds its own local elections in odd-numbered years, as opposed to more traditional even-year elections for statewide office.
July 17, 2020
The Sensitives Oliver Broudy
It’s no surprise that our surroundings include things that can make us sick, including pesticides sprayed on our food. Many of us don’t have immediate reactions, and if illnesses emerge, that may happen decades later. For those who suffer from environmental illnesses, though, the impact can be felt almost immediately and worsen as time goes by.
July 17, 2020