September 2021

The Show on KJZZ

Kyrsten Sinema
Democrats have to pass a government spending package by midnight, and they were expected to vote on a pair of massive infrastructure bills this week. Negotiations over that pair of bills is stalled. There’s a lot of political back and forth that explains why. Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema is at the center of it.<br><small><b>→ <a href="https://kjzz.org/politics" target="_blank">More Arizona Politics News</a></small></b>
Sept. 30, 2021
migrants detained at the border
As asylum seekers continue to arrive at the southern border, shelters here in the Valley that serve them are filling up — even as the Biden administration continues to turn away thousands of asylum seekers in the name of a public health measure called Title 42.
Sept. 30, 2021
The Phoenix New Times Best of Phoenix 2021
The highly-anticipated Phoenix New Times Best of Phoenix 2021 issue hit stands Sept. 30 around the Valley and is also now online. This year’s theme is "In the Fast Lane," a celebration of Phoenix as a car town.
Sept. 30, 2021
Tempe Fashion Week promo
Tempe Fashion Week kicks off Oct. 2 at Arizona State University's Sun Devil Stadium. It is the brainchild of French transplant Sebastien Verstraet, a fashion photographer here who owns a Valley modeling agency.
Sept. 30, 2021
ivory-billed woodpecker
The federal government has declared 23 species officially extinct. And evolutionary ecologist John Wiens says these likely won't be the last species to disappear from the planet.
Sept. 30, 2021
diabetes blood test
Ben Renquist is an associate professor in the University of Arizona’s School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences, and he has been working on a new target to treat Type 2 diabetes. His lab focuses on how fatty liver affects the health of people with obesity, and he believes that organ could hold the key to a new treatment for Type 2 diabetes.
Sept. 30, 2021
Arizona nonbinary drivers license
Some nonbinary Arizonans are now able to get a driver's license here that accurately reflects their gender.
Sept. 30, 2021
1-800-273-TALK beer
There’s a lot of beers out there with some unusual names. But O.H.S.O. Brewing Company might take the cake, or pint rather, for unique names. They have a beer called 1-800-273-8255 — or 800-273-TALK. It’s the number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.
Sept. 29, 2021
Sam Walker's original podcast series American Vigilante looks into the dark world of those who take the law into their own hands. For it, she spent dozens of hours talking to a man she only knows as KC. And there’s a lot that Walker still does not know about KC.
Sept. 29, 2021
Playboy Manbaby at the Van Buren
Twenty major independent music venues in the state are banding together to require concert goers to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test to attend a concert.
Sept. 29, 2021

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