November 2021

The Show on KJZZ

Chris Paul Phoenix Suns
Last season’s Phoenix Suns team made the NBA Finals for only the third time in the organization’s history, eventually losing to the Milwaukee Bucks. The team hasn’t let that postseason disappointment affect this year’s ambitions, as the Suns are off to a 17-3 start — including 16 wins in a row.
Nov. 30, 2021
andromeda galaxy
Astronomers are studying radio signals that have been detected by a telescope in China. And there are a lot of them to study, which is part of what scientists say makes this discovery so interesting.
Nov. 30, 2021
Flying Blind Peter Robison
In 2018 and then again in 2019, Boeing’s newest plane crashed twice, leaving 346 people dead as a result. It became clear that Boeing took shortcuts with the plane’s development, and its reputation was tarnished. Peter Robison looked into the tragedy and documented his findings on the company’s downfall in his new book.
Dec. 1, 2021
grocery store aisle
Have you ever walked into an environment that seems familiar, but you’re temporarily confused because the items and departments aren’t where you expected them to be? That reaction by your brain is known as “repulsion.”
Nov. 30, 2021
Holiday shopping boxes and bags
Often, people use Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday to get their holiday shopping done in one fell swoop. But shopping habits have changed over the years due to online shopping and now the pandemic, the latter whose impact on the economy could also be affected.
Nov. 30, 2021
Covid vaccine
Arizona’s vaccination rate is still lagging behind the national average, and it doesn’t appear to be closing that gap anytime soon.
Nov. 30, 2021
Covid vaccine
Tucson is no longer in danger of being financially penalized for its vaccine mandate policy. Republican state Sen. Vince Leach from Tucson has withdrawn his request for Attorney General Mark Brnovich to investigate if the city’s mandates go against state law.
Nov. 30, 2021
Led Zeppelin the Biography by Bob Spitz
Billboard music charts in the late 1960s were dominated by R&B artists like Otis Redding and the Temptations, the so-called British Invasion bands like the Beatles and the Rolling Stones, and even the mellower, singer-songwriters like Simon & Garfunkel. In that environment, not many were ready for the sounds of Led Zeppelin.
Nov. 29, 2021
Modular homes
Having enough housing, and specifically affordable housing, continues to be a concern for many across the state. But two experts say a different type of home construction may be part of the answer.
Nov. 29, 2021
Little Free Library
Little Free Library this month launched a new initiative in Phoenix to get more diverse books into more neighborhoods. The Read in Color initiative aims to get 2,000 books promoting inclusion, equity and understanding into the little libraries, including 10 new ones that’ll be put up in Valley neighborhoods.
Nov. 29, 2021

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