February 2021

The Show on KJZZ

Will Humble
Since that first shot went into the first arm, people have been asking: “Just who is getting the COVID-19 vaccine?” Arizona has not been so forthcoming about that, but late last week Maricopa County released figures that demonstrated, among other things, the disparity between rich and poor when it comes to getting vaccinated.
Feb. 15, 2021
A gas pump
This is the last week for bills in the Arizona Legislature to be heard in their chamber of origin, meaning House bills in House committees and Senate bills in Senate committees. That also means committee agendas will be long this week, with lots of bills up for consideration. With me to talk about some of them, as he is every Monday during the session is Howie Fischer of Capitol Media Services….
Feb. 15, 2021
BBC look-ahead graphic
As Arizona and the United States continue to try and vaccinate as many people as possible, similar efforts are also underway in countries around the world. For a weekly look at some of the key international stories in the coming days, The Show spoke with the BBC’s Audrey Tinline.
Feb. 15, 2021
Arizona's flag
Arizona Statehood Day is Feb. 14 — this year will mark Arizona’s 109th as a state. And things were, as you might imagine, a lot different around this time in 1912 than they are today. In 1912, there were 16 daily newspapers published in Arizona and 46 weeklies; that was with a population of around 206,000. <br><small><b>→ <a href="https://kjzz.org/content/1480111/qaz-what-headlines-were-arizona-newspapers-1912-besides-statehood" target="blank">Q&AZ: What Headlines Were In Newspapers In 1912 Besides Statehood?</a></small></b>
Feb. 12, 2021
praying
It’s nothing new to say that we regularly see clashes over religion and science and statements about whether the two can coexist. But that wasn’t always the way. There were indeed disagreements, but the starkness of those disagreements wasn’t divisive in quite the same way they are now — on a regular basis.
Feb. 12, 2021
Roy Herrera and Christine Jones facing the camera
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discussed the week in news with attorney and former congressional candidate Christine Jones and attorney and former congressional staffer Roy Herrera.
Feb. 12, 2021
Robert Robbins
University of Arizona President Robert Robbins delivered a virtual address Feb. 10 discussing the university’s partnership with the state and Pima County in distributing COVID-19 vaccinations. In it, he discussed his hopes for the vaccine rollout and his opinions on what he's seen so far.
Feb. 11, 2021
Dr. Sophina Calderon
With many of us spending much more time at home over the last year, the common things we’d do most days have become much less common. For those who can work from home or order groceries via an app, the overall effect on our lives hasn’t been extremely dramatic. But many residents of the Navajo Nation and members of the Hopi Tribe have much greater challenges.
Feb. 11, 2021
basketball hoop
The NBA is nearly a third of the way through its regular season, and some markets have started welcoming a small percentage of fans back into their arenas. Dallas hadn’t been one of them until this week, and that had given the Mavericks the opportunity to not play the national anthem, which is traditionally played before every game.
Feb. 11, 2021
child using a computer
As Congress and the Biden administration continue talks on a new round of COVID-19 relief, the IRS is continuing to investigate fraud in previous versions.
Feb. 11, 2021

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