May 2021

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Alana Yazzie studied marketing at Marquette University after growing up near the Navajo reservation in New Mexico. After a stint in HR, she quit and decided to strike out on her own as The Fancy Navajo. That’s her Instagram handle, and it has led her to a career of baking and blogging.
May 7, 2021
Volunteers pack large containers with resources needed to support refugees living in camps around the world.
President Biden initially indicated he would maintain the Trump administration's number of refugees allowed into the country, but after some back and forth, the administration has announced the new cap will be 62,500. And there are ambitions to push the number higher than that in subsequent years.
May 7, 2021
Look Ma, it's Tempe baby
Danelle Plaza at Southern and Mill in Tempe is like a lot of strip malls. There’s a mix of businesses in there — a clothing shop, a restaurant, a record store, a billiards hall and perhaps the most well-known one, Yucca Tap Room. Danelle Plaza has been an important part of Tempe’s music and alternative arts scene, which is what drew Rob Moore to it.
May 7, 2021
Roy Herrera (left) and Emily Ryan spoke to KJZZ's The Show for the Friday NewsCap.
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discussed the week in news with Emily Ryan of Copper State Consulting; and attorney and former congressional staffer Roy Herrera.
May 7, 2021
Arizona Corporation Commission building
Arizona's utility regulators have rejected new rules that would have required most of the state's electricity providers to get 100% of their power from clean energy sources by 2050 to limit carbon emissions and address climate change.
May 7, 2021
Phoenix police headquarters
"I can't breathe" has become a rallying cry for Black Lives Matter protesters after George Floyd was murdered by a former Minnesota police officer. It's the same thing a Phoenix man said as police held him down in 2017. He died after the encounter, and now his family has launched a $10 million wrongful death lawsuit. The Show spoke with KJZZ's Matthew Casey.
May 6, 2021
jacq and jeremy davis
If you’ve hit a farmers’ market anytime recently, logged onto social media or gone to a local restaurant, you’ve probably seen locally-grown mulberries. They’re everywhere in the Valley right now, and they often get a bad rap. But Jacq Davis says all of that is a misunderstanding, and that the berries are top notch.
May 6, 2021
comb of honey bees
During the Cold War, approximately 2,000 above-ground detonations had taken place throughout the American Southwest, the Pacific and sites in the south and central Soviet Union. The effects of these tests are still being experienced today.
May 6, 2021
Immigrants at a facility in Donna, Texas
Last month, Sen. Kyrsten Sinema introduced a bipartisan bill aimed at addressing what many are calling the crisis on our southern border. It’s called the “Bipartisan Border Solutions Act," and it includes a large investment in personnel and resources in the current system. But many pro-immigrant rights groups have come out strongly against the bill.
May 6, 2021
person opening front door with a key
Gov. Doug Ducey has named former Phoenix City Councilman Tom Simplot the new director of the Arizona Department of Housing; the appointment is effective immediately. The Show spoke with Simplot and started the conversation by asking what he thinks are the biggest challenges he and his department are facing.
May 6, 2021