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.
California will likely be getting another desalination plant, although a separate plan was rejected. What that might mean for the region’s water supplies. Plus, the effort to grow new saguaros to replace those lost in the 2020 Bush Fire.
On this Veterans Day, The Show is taking a look back at some of our favorite conversations. We’ll take a trip to downtown Peoria, find out how legal recreational marijuana is affecting how brands advertise and cozy up with a warm mug of Mexican hot chocolate. That and more on The Show.
Several high-profile Arizona races are still too close to call two days after Election Day. Our NewsCap panelists break down the results and the rest of the week’s top stories. Plus, the barrier-breaking Chinese American actress whose face is now on the quarter. That and more on The Show.
Election Day is over, but the votes are still being counted. The latest on where the state’s top races stand. Plus, Alan Cumming brings his one-man cabaret show to Scottsdale. That and more on The Show.
Today is Election Day, and several high-profile races up and down the ballot are expected to be close. Maricopa County’s recorder gives us an update on the first hours of Election Day voting. Plus, we’ll get a sense of how many Arizonans have already cast ballots, and how many may show up to the polls in person. That and more on The Show.
Tuesday is Election Day, although it’ll likely be a little while before we know all of the results. We’ll hear how a new state law on recounts may be a factor. Plus, hundreds of thousands of voters on the Navajo Nation will decide who will be their next president. What's at stake in the race. That and more on The Show.
This week, a couple of counties have garnered attention for how they’ve decided to count their ballots. And former President Barack Obama stopped in Laveen to rally support for Arizona’s Democratic candidates in the election cycle’s waning days. To discuss these happenings and more, The Show spoke with Julie Erfle of Erfle Uncuffed and former state schools superintendent Jaime Molera of Molera Alvarez.
With just days to go before Election Day, some Arizona counties are making decisions about how they’re going to count ballots. Our Friday NewsCap panelists talk about that and the rest of the week’s top stories. Plus, Black Theater Troupe explores family drama and family trauma. That and more on The Show.
Education is often a top-of-mind issue for voters, and this year is no different. We’ll hear from two experts about how that could impact who wins this year’s races. Plus, why Tempe voters could have the final say on a proposed arena for the Coyotes. That and more on The Shoe.
Border security and immigration reform have been at the tops of a lot of candidates’ — and voters’ — minds. We’ll hear how the issues could help shape this year’s elections. Plus, efforts to crack down on the growing problem of organized retail theft. That and more on The Show.
From Kari Lake to Mark Finchem, Arizona politicians are back in the national media spotlight. And we’ve heard a lot about poll watchers, today we’ll hear from a poll chaplain. That and more on The Show.
Latino voters make up a sizable part of Arizona’s electorate. We’ll hear how candidates and campaigns should be talking to them. And on Halloween, why horror movies can leave such a mark on us. That and more on The Show.
Arizona is in the national spotlight over accusations of voter intimidation and harassment. Our Friday NewsCap panelists talk about that and the rest of the week’s top stories. Plus, the Arizona Coyotes host their first game in their new temporary home at Arizona State University. That and more on The Show.
Questions swirl in Cochise County after a vote to require a hand count of ballots. Plus, respiratory viruses are hitting children hard as winter approaches. That and more on The Show.
From heat to climate change, environmental issues are showing up on the campaign trail more than ever. We’ll discuss how voters can weigh these issues as Election Day draws near. Plus, remembering the former Mesa mayor who envisioned what the city would become today. That and more on The Show.
The idea of civility in Arizona politics seems to have all but disappeared in recent years. One longtime political heavyweight on what’s lost when we lose decorum. Plus, why bulk trash has been sitting outside some Phoenix homes for weeks. That and more on The Show.
What books should and should not be allowed in schools has become a big topic of debate. An education professor explains her approach to teaching difficult texts in today’s world. Plus, bringing attention to a lesser known pair of literary sisters who helped pave the way for Jane Austen and others. That and more on The Show.
This week saw gubernatorial candidates Katie Hobbs' and Kari Lake’s dueling sit-down interviews. Our Friday NewsCap panelists talk about that and the rest of the week’s top stories. Plus, Arizona Opera tells the story of a soldier wounded by a roadside bomb. That and more on The Show.
As so often is the case, Arizona finds itself in the national political spotlight this election season. A view from outside the state about what certain races mean nationwide. Plus, one Phoenix artist has declared that this October, anything can be a vampire. That and more on The Show.
Independents make up a sizable portion of the Arizona electorate but are not that well understood. How campaigns should go about trying to win over independent voters. Plus, pushing the Innocence Project forward and defending more women in the process. That and more on The Show.