KJZZ's The Show is a stream of curated stories from Phoenix, the Southwest and around the country. With the help of reporters and producers around the region and globe, we’ll mix the stories and news to keep you up to date and entertained.
The Biden administration says it will create seven hydrogen hubs across the country, to increase domestic production. We take a look at the potential and potential issues. Plus, we’ll meet the 2024 Arizona Teacher of the Year. That and more on The Show.
Phoenix has finished clearing out the homeless encampment known as “The Zone.” What’s next for residents who still need permanent housing and other services? Plus, why cinephiles are lamenting the death of DVDs. That and more on The Show.
An open Congressional seat in the West Valley has some new candidates, including one who used to occupy the office. Our Friday NewsCap panelists analyze that and the rest of the week’s top stories. Plus, how one Valley city is trying to give local musicians a boost — and a paycheck. That and more on The Show.
Grand Canyon University has been fined by the federal government over allegations it misled students about the cost of some grad programs. We’ll hear about more disputes between the school and U.S. Department of Education. Plus, we launch a new series about Phoenix’s identity — and why people decide to stay. That and more on The Show.
For decades, efforts have failed in Phoenix to create a Latino Cultural Center to highlight that community’s art and influence. Now, Phoenix voters could change that and approve millions in funding to make it happen. Plus, Diamondbacks legend Luis Gonzalez on watching his team go back to the World Series decades after his historic Game 7 win. That and more on The Show.
Tucson voters are casting their ballots for mayor in next week’s election, and we look at the candidates and issues in that race. Plus, Meta is out with new AI personas that look an awful lot like some of your favorite celebrities. That and more on The Show.
The Texas Legislature is set to approve a law that echoes Arizona’s SB 1070. We’ll hear about the controversial provisions in this sweeping law enforcement bill. Plus, A Diné novelist on the challenges of writing about death in Navajo culture. That and more on The Show.
The GOP primary for a West Valley congressional district has another high-profile candidate. Friday NewsCap panelists analyze that and the rest of the week’s top stories. Plus, how a member of the Arizona Coyotes helped force an NHL rules change. That and more on The Show.
Arizona has joined 41 other states in suing Facebook and Instagram owner Meta for its harmful impact on kids’ mental health. We'll take a look at how social media could be just one part of a bigger problem. Plus, a groundbreaking Shakespearean actor and playwright on Becoming Othello. That and more on The Show.
Gov. Katie Hobbs’ Bipartisan Elections Task Force will be recommending potential changes to state law. We’ll hear about what may be in and what may be out. Plus, Rachel Maddow on the fight against fascism in the U.S. during World War II. That and more on The Show.
President Joe Biden says he’ll build more of the wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, arguing he’s required to. How that, and other policies, may impact how Latino voters cast their ballots next year. And the Suns’ new radio play-by-play voice on replacing a legend, and the team’s prospects this season. That and more on The Show.
Wildfires have become bigger and more severe over the past several years. Now Arizona could be a hot spot for carbon loss as a result. Plus, a new book documents the rise and fall of the cassette tape. That and more on The Show.
A new congressional seat is up for grabs in Arizona after Rep. Debbie Lesko announced she won’t seek re-election in 2024. Our Friday NewsCap panelists analyze that and the rest of the week’s top stories. Plus, we meet two Arizona professors recently awarded prestigious MacArthur Fellowships. That and more on The Show.
The former Navajo Nation President is running for Congress, trying to unseat a freshman Republican. We’ll hear how he might fare in the Northern Arizona district. Plus, our series on the Sonoran Desert continues with an artist who makes maps detailing very small places. That and more on The Show.
The U.S. government will compensate thousands of families who were separated at the border under the Trump Administration’s zero tolerance policy. What about the families who still haven’t been reunited years later? Plus, more women are growing their body hair. Why one researcher says it hits a nerve. That and more on The Show.
There’s a massive development being built in Rocky Point. How likely are Arizonans to travel south of the border? Plus, a new report outlines a difficult work environment with the Arizona Cardinals. That and more on The Show.
Phoenix-area gas prices were even higher than Los Angeles this year because of strict requirements to mitigate seasonal air pollution. Now the state Legislature is considering a more readily available fuel blend. Plus, we visit the Musical Instrument Museum’s conservation lab and find out how they repair centuries-old instruments. That and more on The Show.
Former congressional staffer Roy Herrera and Jaime Molera with the firm Molera Alvarez joined The Show to talk about Kari Lake's campaign rally announcing she’s running for U.S. Senate in next year’s election and more.
Kari Lake made it official this week by announcing she’s running for U.S. Senate in next year’s election. Friday NewsCap panelists analyze that and the rest of the week’s top stories. Plus, how the NBA started becoming known for fashion, as well as basketball. That and more on The Show.
Less than half of high school grads in Arizona pursue a post-secondary education. We’ll hear how education and business leaders are trying to bring that number up. Plus, eviction numbers continue to skyrocket in Maricopa County. That and more on The Show.