January 2021

The Show on KJZZ

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey
Gov. Doug Ducey wants to reduce taxes by $200 million this coming budget year — and another $200 million a year in each of the following two years — but isn't ready to say who he wants to get that relief.
Jan. 15, 2021
Roy Herrera and Lorna Romero
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discussed the week in news with Lorna Romero of Elevate Strategies and attorney and former congressional staffer Roy Herrera.
Jan. 15, 2021
Jimmy Eat World
Few bands that have come out of Arizona that have made their mark quite like Mesa music heroes Jimmy Eat World. Despite their success, lead singer Jim Adkins and the rest of the band still call the Valley home, and their latest endeavor highlights the city.
Jan. 15, 2021
business woman
The federal government says the U.S. economy lost 140,000 jobs in December. And an analysis from the National Women’s Law Center finds that women accounted for all of those losses; the group says women lost 156,000 jobs in December, while men added 16,000.
Jan. 15, 2021
business handshake
Disputes happen between countries on a daily basis. Unfortunately, some are fought on battlefields and lead to deaths. But most end up in courtrooms or arbitration hearings, and it takes a certain expertise to understand how the laws of other nations work.
Jan. 15, 2021
child in hospital
Amid an uncontrolled pandemic, the decision to hold or cancel in-person K-12 classes hinges in part on early evidence that children face less risk from COVID-19. But research shows they are far from immune.
Jan. 14, 2021
Person with walker
Residents and staff at long term care facilities — who were included in the first group of those to get COVID-19 vaccines — are still in the process of getting their shots. And while progress is being made, there is still a long way to go before everyone in this high-risk group is protected.
Jan. 14, 2021
Zoppe Circus in Tempe
The circus is coming to Tucson this weekend, and the Zoppe Family Circus has made some adjustments to accommodate COVID-19 protocols. The Zoppes decided the best way to keep the show going was to adapt to a drive-in model.
Jan. 14, 2021
Arizona Coyotes Colorado Avalanche
The NHL's delayed season begins this week, with teams playing in their home arenas rather than the bubble that hosted last year’s playoffs. The Arizona Coyotes made a brief appearance in the postseason competition but have since lost a few high-profile players.
Jan. 14, 2021
USS Arizona wreckage site
Nearly 80 years, an Arizona soldier who was killed in the Pearl Harbor attacks will be put to rest. Lt. Salisah Labonte is with the Navy's Casualty POW/MIA branch, and it's her job to work with families once a soldier's remains are identified and return them home.
Jan. 14, 2021

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