July 2020

The Show on KJZZ

James Lewis JL Smokehouse
In recent months, as we’ve seen protests over racial violence across the country and new support for the Black Lives Matter movement, we’ve also seen new support for Black-owned businesses. Some argue that a good place to put those dollars here in Phoenix is toward our burgeoning Black barbecue scene.
July 17, 2020
Chuck Coughlin and Roy Herrera in studio
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discussed the week in news with attorney and former congressional staffer Roy Herrera; and Chuck Coughlin, President and CEO of HighGround.
July 17, 2020
Cara Christ
Fear that people are not getting coronavirus test results in time to make a difference is just one of many concerns professionals have shared in the months since the pandemic arrived in Arizona.
July 16, 2020
For rent sign now vacant
Maricopa County is launching a $30 million program to help renters impacted by the pandemic. The program is open to Maricopa County residents who don’t live in Phoenix or Mesa and who meet income eligibility requirements.
July 16, 2020
Chef Stephen Jones Delta the Larder
As the pandemic has raged in our state, we’ve seen businesses close and reopen with new safety protocols in place. But now, as the numbers continue to surge here, some businesses are choosing to close their doors again.
July 16, 2020
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The Black Lives Matter movement has grown in influence and scope in the weeks since the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, and there has been backlash in some communities to that reality. One of those communities appears to be Prescott.
July 16, 2020
a kid raises his hand
Distance learning is expected to play a big role for many Arizona school districts. Fowler Elementary School District in southwest Phoenix is planning on offering in-person classes starting Aug.17, but also hybrid and online options.
July 16, 2020
HonorHealth John C. Lincoln Medical Center
Arizona — centered by Maricopa County — continues to be a hot spot for the spread of COVID-19. That has led to concerns about availability of beds and crowded intensive care units within the state’s various health systems. One of the largest is HonorHealth.
July 17, 2020
 death chamber
As the federal government resumes executions, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is again calling for the state to do the same. Echoing a letter he sent him a year ago, Brnovich asked Gov. Doug Ducey for his "assistance in procuring the drugs necessary to resume executions in Arizona."
July 16, 2020
patient at a hospital
Arizona continues to be one of the world’s hot spots for coronavirus cases. The state's Hispanic community is also being hammered by the virus, with Maricopa County numbers showing nearly 50% of coronavirus cases and 40% of hospitalizations occurring among Hispanics.
July 15, 2020