October 2020

The Show on KJZZ

Arizona voter registration form
An appeals court on Tuesday night ordered an early end to an extension of Arizona’s voter registration deadline that was ordered by a judge after pandemic restrictions led to a decrease in people signing up to vote.
Oct. 14, 2020
O'odham-led blockade at a Border Patrol checkpoint
The head of a southern Arizona tribe condemned the US government for tear gassing and forcefully removing protesters demonstrating against the Trump Administration’s border wall construction.
Oct. 14, 2020
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The power of social media on politics and elections isn’t restricted to President Donald Trump’s tweets and the retweets of his followers. And it isn’t always more conventional celebrities like Oprah Winfrey and Tom Hanks or younger singers and musicians who are having an impact. Sometimes, it’s people who are famous mostly for being online influencers.
Oct. 13, 2020
Pascua Yaqui Tribe's administration building
A lawsuit has been filed against the Pima County Recorder’s office by the Pascua Yaqui Tribe. Their aim is to reopen an early in-person voting site on its reservation that was shutdown in 2018. For more about the lawsuit and the Yaqui’s intentions, The Show spoke with Emma Gibson, reporter with Arizona Public Media in Tucson.
Oct. 13, 2020
Air conditioning unit
R. Jisung Park's research shows that heat is having an effect on racial achievement gaps in this country. According to his data, while 90 to 95% of American households have some form of air-conditioning, only 40% of schools have complete AC.
Oct. 13, 2020
Crescent_Ballroom in Phoenix
Here in Arizona, even restaurants and bars, which were shut down for months on end, have been able to reopen — albeit at limited capacity. Phoenix recently announced parks can reopen and playgrounds can be freed of their caution tape. But for those in the live music world, it’s been a different story.
Oct. 13, 2020
COVID-19 coronavirus illustartion
The Mohave County Board of Supervisors voted Oct. 8 to keep its emergency declaration related to COVID-19. The Show spoke more about this with Jean Bishop, chair of the Mohave County Board of Supervisors.
Oct. 13, 2020
Dr. Joe Gerald
Some Arizonans — even those who recognize the COVID-19 risk — are growing impatient with the ongoing safety precautions. Cooler weather here draws people out of their homes more this time of year, and that is worrying some medical professionals.
Oct. 13, 2020
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The mother of U.S. Sen. John McCain, whose feisty personality became her son’s secret weapon during his 2008 presidential campaign, has died. Roberta Wright McCain was 108. A spokesperson for her daughter-in-law Cindy McCain says Roberta McCain died Monday. A cause of death was not immediately released.
Oct. 12, 2020
2 Lives podcast logo
KJZZ is launching two podcasts in October as part of KJZZ original productions. Laurel Morales hosts the new podcast "2 Lives." The Show spoke with her for more about what her series will entail.
Oct. 12, 2020

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