January 2021

The Show on KJZZ

Todd McFarlane
Though many events have been delayed or reimagined due to the pandemic, the virus hasn't stopped fans of sci-fi and sports collectibles from buying items online. In fact, it’s actually pumped up sales for some items.
Jan. 29, 2021
cards and gambling chips
In his State of the State address, Gov. Doug Ducey talked about the opportunity for a “modernized gaming compact” in Arizona that he says would bring in more money for the state and tribal nations. The governor's deal likely would address new technology, including sports betting.
Jan. 29, 2021
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discussed the week in news with Chuck Coughlin of HighGround and Karl Gentles of the Gentles Agency.
Jan. 29, 2021
Misako Yamazaki
Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2021 KJZZ haiku contest. This year's theme: What's new for you during the pandemic? Misako Yamazaki's poem "Isolation" was randomly selected as this year's winner.
Jan. 28, 2021
patient at a hospital
Arizona’s version of Medicaid has been regarded as successful and efficient since it was introduced in 1982. But the reality of increased complications and hopes for reform at the federal level has led to the formation of a new coalition here in the state.
Jan. 28, 2021
rainy sidewalk during a monsoon
Kathryn Sorensen, former director of Phoenix Water Services, has joined the Morrison Institute’s Kyl Center for Water Policy as director of research. The Show spoke with Sorensen about why researching water policy as part of the Kyl Center made sense to her.
Jan. 28, 2021
money on a table
The pandemic has upended our daily lives and put millions of people out of work, emphasizing how much uncertainty exists when it comes to planning of any sort. And that can be especially impactful as it relates to markets.
Jan. 28, 2021
FilmBar
The independent cinema, FilmBar, is closing its current location at the end of February after nine years. But FilmBar is not going away entirely. To learn more about FilmBar’s future, The Show spoke with the cinema’s owner Kelly Aubey.
Jan. 28, 2021
Doug Ducey
Gov. Doug Ducey recently issued an executive order which would allow the state to take vaccines from providers that aren’t using them quickly enough and get them to places where they will go into arms sooner. The Show spoke with Gov. Ducey and started the conversation by asking about that order.
Jan. 28, 2021
Maricopa County Elections Department opening envelopes
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to conduct another review of the 2020 election, but not without concern the audit won’t appease some people who continue to doubt the results.
Jan. 27, 2021

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