September 2020

The Show on KJZZ

As all eyes are on the presidential election coming so soon, let’s talk about an election that very few people will be watching: Arizona’s fire district boards. In fact, so few people wanted to run for them that many of these elections have been cancelled.
Sept. 29, 2020
Katherine Gehl The Politics Industry Book
The current political campaigns have a lot of Americans wondering if the system can be improved. In the new book "The Politics Industry," Katherine Gehl and Michael Porter write about changes they’d like to see — including creating competition for the two major parties.
Sept. 29, 2020
 Judge Amy Coney Barrett and her family
President Donald Trump officially nominated federal judge Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court Sept. 26, to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who passed away a little more than a week ago. Since that nomination, the size and makeup of Judge Barrett’s family has been the subject of attention.
Sept. 29, 2020
A still image from a numerical simulation of two black holes that inspiral and merge
The discovery of something that happened around 17 billion light-years away has caused quite a scientific stir on Earth. The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory last year detected the signal of two black holes merging into one massive black hole. This caught researchers off guard.
Sept. 29, 2020
University of Arizona Old Main
Tuesday marks the end of the University of Arizona's two-week shelter-in-place recommendation it issued after a spike in COVID-19 cases, mainly among students.
Sept. 28, 2020
BBC look-ahead graphic
European Union leaders are meeting in Brussels this week as coronavirus cases rise in several European countries; U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is calling a peaceful resolution to a maritime dispute between Turkey and Greece; and the London Marathon will take place in a bubble.
Sept. 28, 2020
Donna Patterson
The pandemic has widened gaps that have long existed in our communities. Extensive reporting has revealed disparities in who has lost jobs, homes, access to health care and more. The 19th, the nonprofit newsroom, found that women have been hit hardest by the economic downturn caused by the pandemic. More than 800,000 women have already lost their public sector jobs, for example, and more will follow. Many of those are women of color.
Sept. 28, 2020
violin player
The concept of a bubble during the pandemic has been used primarily in professional sports, most successfully by the NBA and WNBA. Now Tucson-based musical group True Concord Voices & Orchestra is planning to try something similar.
Sept. 28, 2020
Mixed drinks in jars
Arizona and other states have tried to help restaurants weather the pandemic by allowing them to sell drinks to go. And some analysts suggest they expect the practice to continue well into the future. To find out more, The Show spoke with Peter Romeo, editor-at-large of Restaurant Business Online.
Sept. 28, 2020
La Palma Correctional Center
As the coronavirus has continued to spread here and around the country, some of the most vulnerable people to exposure are those behind bars. In the La Palma Correctional Center in Eloy, Arizona, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has now confirmed a total of 366 cases of COVID-19 among its detainees — the highest number of any detention center in the country.
Sept. 28, 2020

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