June 2021

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Phoenix Suns Arena center-hung scoreboard jumbotron
The Phoenix Suns roared into the Western Conference Finals for the first time in 11 years Sunday night with a testy 125-118 victory over Denver that completed a four-game sweep of the Nuggets and included MVP Nikola Jokic's ejection.
June 13, 2021
Nicholas Galanin Never Forget Indian Land sign
Each spring, the desert outside of Palm Springs, California, is activated with massive, experimental, international contemporary art installations. It’s called Desert X. And this year, one exhibition caught headlines around the globe.
June 11, 2021
Flite Goodyear
A former Naval air station in the West Valley is aiming to become a major job center for the region. Flite Goodyear is on the site of a former Goodyear Tire and Rubber facility, which later became a Lockheed Martin facility. In its current iteration, there’s about 1 million square feet of land with more to build on. There are about 25 buildings, many of which date to 1942.
June 11, 2021
Chad Campbell and Barrett Marson
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discussed the week in news with Barrett Marson of Marson Media and Chad Campbell of Strategies 360.
June 11, 2021
Johnson & Johnson vaccine
U.S. health officials have extended the “use by” date for the Johnson & Johnson vaccine by six weeks, potentially commuting the sentence of 108,000 doses statewide due to expire in June. That still leaves providers scrambling to get shots in arms — or to get doses to those who can.
June 10, 2021
stacey gordon
Stacey Gordon is a Valley-based puppeteer who runs the Phoenix puppetry arts studio Puppet Pie and also portrays the character Julia on Sesame Street. She recently bought an ice cream truck that she’s converting into a puppetry arts venue that she can take on the road, and she plans for it to be ready to roll this summer.
June 10, 2021
greg asner and robin martin
Coral reefs are under serious threat from climate change as more are bleached as the oceans warm. Located in Hawaii, ASU’s Center for Global Discovery and Conservation Science is working to stop climate change from destroying this crucial ocean habitat.
June 10, 2021
Real Water box
Bottled water produced in Mesa and Henderson, Nevada, has been found to cause myriad illnesses. Real Water, also called Real Alkalized Water, is connected with non-viral hepatitis, nausea, loss of appetite, and fatigue, as well as liver inflammation.
June 10, 2021
A pipe spills water pumped from an underground aquifer
Arizona has a groundwater problem. Outlined in a new report, called “The Myth of Safe Yield,” the authors note that if we could see our groundwater aquifers underground, many would look like the images we’ve seen of Lake Mead, with its bathtub ring indicating falling water levels.<br><small><b>→ <a href="https://kjzz.org/science" target="_blank">More Arizona Science News</a></small></b>
June 10, 2021
Arizona Capitol building
Neither the state House or Senate is expected to take any action on the budget when they reconvene June 10. So could there be an opening for Democrats on the budget, when up until now, they’ve generally been kept on the sidelines?
June 10, 2021