November 2020

The Show on KJZZ

an empty classroom at a Phoenix high school
Public health officials are warning the current spike in COVID-19 cases in Arizona will only get worse after Thanksgiving. And that is contributing to concerns in schools. <br><small><b>→ <a href="https://kjzz.org/coronavirus" target="blank">Get The Latest News On COVID-19 In Arizona</a></small></b> <br><small><b>→ <a href="https://kjzz.org/education" target="_blank">More Arizona Education News</a></small></b>
Nov. 16, 2020
Pima County Sheriff's Office
In Pima County, this election saw a tightly contested race between current Sheriff Mark Napier and Democratic challenger Chris Nanos. Nanos has been holding a slight lead over Napier since election night — but like many other apparent losers in this year’s elections, the Republican incumbent refused to concede until every vote is counted.
Nov. 16, 2020
republican elephant graphic
Though he hasn’t conceded yet, President Donald Trump lost the presidential election this month — and that included a defeat to Joe Biden here in Arizona. The numbers show that’s because Trump struggled in Maricopa County and among independents. Arizona Republic columnist Bob Robb wrote about how that affected down-ballot Republicans.
Nov. 16, 2020
sun in phoenix
The Valley has put triple-digit high temperatures in the rearview mirror for the year, but other communities are looking at the Phoenix area as they consider what’s in front of them. A new podcast episode from the University of California-Davis considers how the Sacramento area could start to look — and feel — a lot like the Valley in the next several decades.
Nov. 16, 2020
BBC look-ahead graphic
COVID-19 cases are on the rise across the globe, not just here in the U.S, and some European countries are taking additional steps to try to slow the spread. It’s one of the key international stories of the coming days, and The Show was joined by the BBC’s Rich Preston.
Nov. 16, 2020
caregiver, alzheimer's disease, dementia, aging, kjzz
Eight months after the country shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic, family caregivers continue to struggle. Even though restaurants, gyms and schools are mostly open for business, many of the respite services caregivers relied on, like adult day programs, remain closed. The price? Caregiver burnout.<br><small><b>→ <a href="https://kjzz.org/coronavirus" target="blank">Get The Latest News On COVID-19 In Arizona</a></small></b>
Nov. 16, 2020
"Spectrum "(Frame Version), by Olivier Ratsi.
If you want to spend more time outside with whoever is in your quarantine bubble, the Valley’s art scene just might deliver again. Popular events like Scottsdale’s Canal Convergence and the Herberger Theatre’s Festival of the Arts are happening right now. Both have socially distanced art exhibits and live performances through Nov. 15.
Nov. 13, 2020
lisa sette gallery blue entryway
As votes are still being counted and lawsuits being heard by judges around the country, few people would associate the election season with art of any form. But colors — and their metaphorical connection to our current politics — were at the core of how Lisa Sette came up with the new exhibition “blue” at her downtown Phoenix gallery.
Nov. 13, 2020
Cars on road
Valley roadways have served as the testing ground for autonomous vehicles (AVs) for some time now. And researchers from ASU, along with those at four other universities, have tried to get a sense of what people think about AVs. They conducted a survey in four cities: Phoenix; Atlanta; Tampa, Florida, and Austin, Texas.
Nov. 13, 2020
Page Springs Cellars
This summer was one of the hottest on record in Arizona. The monsoon season was more of a "non-soon," and wildfires ravaged much of the state. We do have at least one great thing going for us — a burgeoning wine industry. How did all of this — the heat, no rain, wildfires — affect the state’s various wine regions this year?
Nov. 13, 2020

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