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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.

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January 10, 2023

Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs outlined her priorities for the year in her first State of the State address Monday. How her message was received by the Legislature. And an Arizona photographer tackles Frank Lloyd Wright’s “sacred spaces.” That and more on The Show.

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January 09, 2023

Gov. Katie Hobbs is set to deliver her first State of the State speech today, and lawmakers begin their new session. We’ll take a look at the issues that could dominate both. Plus, a conversation with the new president of the Navajo Nation, the youngest to ever hold the office. That and more on The Show.

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January 06, 2023

New statewide officials have been sworn into office, but some of their former opponents continue to pursue court cases over last year’s election. Our Friday NewsCap panelists analyze that and the rest of the week’s top stories. And the effort to meet the mental health needs of family members of those who’ve disappeared in Mexico. That and more on The Show.

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January 05, 2023

For the first time in more than a decade, Arizona has a divided government, with a Republican-controlled legislature and Democratic governor. A longtime Capitol observer on what to expect. And an artist reflects on all the things women hold – from her daughter’s hand to a grudge. That and more on The Show

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January 04, 2023

Outgoing Arizona House Speaker Rusty Bowers had an eventful 2022 – including testimony before the Jan. 6 committee and a Profiles in Courage award. Bowers talks about his time at the Capitol. And how schools are bracing for another fight over a spending cap in the Legislature. That and more on The Show

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January 03, 2023

Who is this year’s Arizonan of the Year? And the debate over debates in Arizona politics. That and more on The Show.

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January 02, 2023

A new find deep under the ocean could help us understand what killed the dinosaurs. Plus, Why author Rogelio Juarez left Phoenix for New York. That and more on The Show.

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December 30, 2022

It's time revisit some of the best discussions of 2022, including a look at how new words are added to the dictionary. Plus, a visit with a podcaster connecting with distressed youth. That and more on The Show.

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December 28, 2022

The arts community in the Phoenix area has struggled during the pandemic, but it may be showing signs of recovery. We’ll take a look back at the year in arts. Plus, we listen back to our conversation with performer Alan Cumming. That and more on The Show.

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December 27, 2022

Arizona teams often found themselves moving beyond the sports pages in 2022. The Show recaps a busy year in sports — from a new Suns owner to Brittney Griner coming home. Plus, a look at the life of a Valley musician from a legendary band who recently passed away. That and more on The Show.

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December 26, 2022

On this day after Christmas, The Show is taking a walk down a musical memory lane, listening back to some of our favorite Tiny Desert Concerts from 2022. We’ll hear from valley musicians Playboy Manbaby, Taylor Glasheen, Danielle Durack and Mega Ran.

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December 23, 2022

On the last weekday before Christmas, The Show is listening back to some of our favorite holiday-themed discussions. From the history of that most maligned holiday tradition — fruitcake — to trying to get to the bottom of whether "White Christmas" was really written in Phoenix, to a look at what Christmas in Arizona looked like in 1921. That and more on The Show.

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December 22, 2022

Lawsuits challenging the results in races for governor and attorney general are being heard in court. Our NewsCap panelists analyze how the cases are going, and the week’s other top stories. And how Christmas movies have changed over the decades, and how they reflect society back to us. That and more on The Show.

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December 21, 2022

The Supreme Court stepped in at the last minute to keep Title 42 in place at our southern border. What does it mean for the migrants waiting to seek asylum and the Arizona communities where they arrive? Plus — real or fake? We talk Christmas trees. That and more on The Show.

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December 20, 2022

Losing gubernatorial hopeful Kari Lake is asking a judge to give her a day in court to prove the election was rife with errors — enough to overturn it. Plus, we meet the local connoisseurs of firewood. That and more on The Show.  

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December 19, 2022

The race for Arizona secretary of state was one of the most high-profile in this year’s election. Secretary-elect Adrian Fontes talks about his win and priorities for the office. Plus, what’s behind a shortage of Santas this Christmas season? That and more on The Show.

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December 16, 2022

Some of the losing Republican candidates in last month’s election have had their first day in court. Our Friday NewsCap panelists analyze that and the rest of the week’s top stories. Plus, from Wordle to goblin-mode, the trends that captivated us during the past year. That and more on The Show.

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December 15, 2022

States that rely on Colorado River water are meeting this week to talk aout ways to use less of it. We’ll hear what those plans might look like. Plus, the parasitic desert plant some Arizonans bring into their homes for the holidays. That and more on The Show.

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December 14, 2022

The pandemic wreaked havoc on Arizona’s schools, and new research shows just how far behind students now are. One local teacher on playing catch-up with a forever changed crop of students. Plus, how Latino voters made their voices heard in some unexpected ways this election season. That and more on The Show.

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December 13, 2022

Democrats in Arizona won a number of statewide offices during the last election, exceeding many people’s expectations. We’ll take a look at the future of the party in the state. Plus, what makes an All-America city? That and more on The Show.

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