March 2021

The Show on KJZZ

jennifer lopez
Jennifer Lopez lives in Gilbert with her husband and 9-year-old son. At 48, she is now eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine as of March 24. But Lopez won’t be getting it — and not because she doesn’t want it.
March 25, 2021
fork and plate
The pandemic has affected, upended, challenged and in some cases, ended businesses in all parts of the economy. But restaurants were often in a particularly difficult spot — generally allowed to be open, but having to change a lot of what they do to accommodate takeout and delivery. So how has the Valley’s dining scene weathered the past year or so?
March 25, 2021
Nicole Walker Processed Meats
In her new book "Processed Meats: Essays on Food, Flesh, and Navigating Disaster," Flagstaff-based writer Nicole Walker opens up her personal life to explore — in part — how we exist as individuals and communities.
March 24, 2021
terri cruz
Terri Cruz was one of the founders of Chicanos Por La Causa. She was born in Tucson in 1927 and died in 2017, and during her career was given numerous awards and commendations for her work in the community.
March 24, 2021
drone
The home delivery market in the U.S. is estimated to be in the neighborhood of $30 billion, and drones have started to be a component of that. But according to new research, they’re being held back, in part, because of a lack of clarity over state and federal roles over drones and the management of airspace.
March 24, 2021
matthew kraft
Educators and parents have expressed deep concerns about how much of an effect the pandemic has had on how students learn. Brown University associate professor Matthew Kraft had been doing research on tutoring prior to the pandemic and has deepened his work over the past year or so. The Show spoke with him for more about some of his conclusions.
March 24, 2021
patient at a hospital
The Mayo Clinic’s coronavirus tracking tool is now forecasting the virus, trying to predict where the next hot spots will be. Dr. Sean Dowdy is chair of Quality and Affordability at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and The Show spoke with him for more on how his model works.
March 24, 2021
Chandler's Mayor Kevin Hartke
Intel CEO Patrick Gelsinger announced a $20 billion investment the chip maker will commit in Chandler. The Show spoke with Chandler Mayor Kevin Hartke for more about the impact this investment will have for his community.
March 24, 2021
Mega Ran Raheen Jarbo Dream Master book
Rapper Raheem Jarbo — also known as Mega Ran — has a new autobiography called "Dream Master: a Memoir: From the Stoop to the Stage to the Stars." Jarbo joined The Show to talk about it.
March 23, 2021
Marijuana plants
When Arizona voters approved Preposition 207 last year, it not only allowed residents to buy marijuana legally from dispensaries — it also gave them the green light to grow it themselves.
March 23, 2021

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