April 2021

The Show on KJZZ

 University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix campus
The Governor’s Arts Awards recently recognized a program that aims to bring creativity to medical students. The Art in Medicine program at the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix has been going on since 2014.
April 23, 2021
Cindi SturtzSreetharan
The English language is undergoing constant change, and major events are often a driver of that. The COVID-19 pandemic is no different, as a number of new terms have popped up, and we’ve found fresh uses for words we’ve known for years.
April 23, 2021
The audit site at Veterans Memorial Coliseum
The Arizona Democratic Party and Maricopa County Supervisor Steve Gallardo are asking a judge to stop Senate Republicans’ controversial audit of the county’s November 2020 election results before it officially starts.<br><small><b>→ <a href="https://kjzz.org/content/1677308/gop-senator-rejects-voting-bills-pending-audit-maricopa-county-elections" target="blank">GOP Senator Rejects Voting Bills Pending Audit Of Maricopa County Elections</a></small></b>
April 22, 2021
Migrants wait outside KBI
Many people were hopeful that President Biden would quickly undo Trump-era policies that cut off access to asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border. But nearly 100 days into his presidency, that protection remains elusive for most. <br><small><b>→ <a href="https://kjzz.org/content/1675304/bidens-100-day-plan-impact-arizona" target="_blank">Biden's 100-Day Plan: The Impact On Arizona</a></small></b>
April 28, 2021
Mail In Ballot
Republican state lawmakers plan to send to Gov. Doug Ducey a bill to purge from the early voting list people who haven’t voted recently. Business groups, voting rights activists and Democrats have argued the law is unnecessary and will disenfranchise voters.
April 22, 2021
Chase Field in downtown Phoenix
After playing in an empty stadium for most of 2020, the Diamondbacks are now allowing up to 20,000 fans to watch games in person at Chase Field. And the team has been looking to make upgrades to the 23-year-old stadium. The Show spoke with Diamondbacks’ President and CEO Derrick Hall to learn the plan for these upcoming changes.
April 22, 2021
facebook twitter phone apps
The concept of disinformation is hardly a new one. But we’ve seen the power of that disinformation grow in the age of social media, and many would argue we have never seen a period quite like the one we just saw during the Trump administration. So how can and should we prepare ourselves for it and react properly?
April 22, 2021
Phil Pangrazio Ability360
Retiring CEO Phil Pangrazio has led the Valley disability advocacy organization for 20 years and was in charge as it greatly expanded its outreach and opened the impressive Ability360 Sports and Fitness Center.
April 22, 2021
kids painting in a classroom
Many Arizona parents are trying to figure out how their kids are going to spend the summer. To learn what this summer might look like, The Show spoke with Karen Barr, publisher, editor and founder of Raising Arizona Kids Magazine, which puts together an annual list of summer camp options.
April 22, 2021
Arizona State Capitol building
A new analysis from the Pew Charitable Trusts finds Arizona gets most of its total revenue from taxes. But the amount it gets from the federal government is not far behind. Rebecca Thiess is manager for the Fiscal Federalism Initiative at the Pew Charitable Trusts. The Show spoke with her to learn how else Arizona compared to other states.
April 22, 2021