KJZZ's The Show
The opioid crisis continues to cause problems, both here in Arizona and around the country. We take a look at research into new, non-addictive pain medication. Plus, our Made in Arizona series continues, with a graphic designer looking at his work through an Indigenous lens. That and more on The Show.
State-funded psilocybin research is coming to Arizona. But some Indigenous communities are not happy about the newfound popularity of psychedelic drugs in Western medicine. Plus, a new young adult novel takes on the issue of using former plantation sites as event venues. That and more on The Show.
Arizona announced it will pause approvals of some development projects in areas that rely on groundwater. Our Friday NewsCap panelists weigh in on that and more of the week’s top stories. Plus, we’ll hear about why high school graduation dates should be extended for some students with special needs. That and more on The Show.
Jalapeños growers have been breeding the heat out of the popular peppers. We’ll hear what the change has meant for the cuisine of the Southwest. Plus, summer reading recommendations to kick off the month of June. That and more on The Show.
Hundreds of people who live in the Rio Verde Foothills have been without a reliable source of water for months. A bipartisan bill at the state Legislature might finally give them relief. Plus, a debut novel from a former Valley entertainment writer takes on dueling piano bars and reality TV. That and more on The Show.