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Arizona Stops Some Transfers Of Patients From Other States
With Arizona hospitals admitting increasing numbers of COVID-19 patients, state health officials said Wednesday that they suspended some transfers of patients from other states.
Nov. 26, 2020
5 KJZZ Stories Just Right For Thanksgiving
Just in time for the long Thanksgiving weekend, The Show has picked some of its best stories and interviews from its archives. So whether you're prepping the turkey or relaxing after the leftovers, settle in for a good listen.
Nov. 26, 2020
Several Hundred Inmates Involved In Riot At Eyman Prison
Several hundred inmates living on the Cook unit of the Eyman prison in Florence were involved in a riot Wednesday. ADC's director of communications said the unit remained locked down Wednesday evening "after several hundred inmates grouped together around staff and refused to disperse."
Nov. 26, 2020
COVID-19 Bumps NAEP Reading, Math Assessments To Next Year
The National Assessment of Educational Progress for fourth- and eighth-grade reading and math will be postponed until next year. The move is a response to schools’ struggles with the pandemic.
Nov. 25, 2020
Flagstaff Increases COVID-19 Restrictions In Wake Of Surge
Flagstaff will impose new restrictions on travel and services due to a surge in COVID-19 cases. The city will return to phase 2 restrictions beginning Nov. 30.
Nov. 25, 2020
Worst COVID-19 Wave Yet Looms Over Thanksgiving Holiday
As Arizonans prepare for Thanksgiving, the state faces a coronavirus surge as high as the Fourth of July. But with Gov. Ducey declining to close bars or issue a statewide mask mandate, experts fear this wave will hit harder.
Physicians Concerned Over Availability Of Equipment, Beds
Nov. 25, 2020
People With Disabilities In Group Settings Will Have To Quarantine If They Leave
With the holidays right around the corner, older adults and people with disabilities living in congregate settings are being asked to stay put or face a 14-day quarantine.
Nov. 25, 2020
COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Could Start By Mid-December In Mexico
With drugmakers reporting promising results from trials of COVID-19 vaccines, leaders in Mexico say they expect the first doses to arrive in the country next month.
Nov. 25, 2020
Mexico Women Protest On International Day For The Elimination Of Violence Against Women
The United Nations has designated Nov. 25 as International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women to raise awareness about the true scale of gender-based violence around the world. In Mexico, women are taking to the streets against the violence they face.
Nov. 25, 2020
CDC Warns Against Travel To Mexico As COVID-19 Cases Rise
The CDC has issued a red, level 4 advisory — its highest-level warning — against travel to Mexico. People who become infected with COVID-19 while traveling could be required to isolate or prevented from returning to the United States as scheduled.
Nov. 25, 2020
Tempe To Offer Housing Aid For COVID-19 Relief
The city of Tempe is offering nearly $2 million in new funding for emergency rent and mortgage assistance. The funds will help Tempe residents affected by COVID-19. Applicants who qualify may receive up to $10,000 or six months of payments.
Nov. 25, 2020
Committee Allows MCCCD Spring Sports To Resume
Sports are returning to the Maricopa Community College District — for the spring semester. The district will allow teams to practice and compete starting in January as long as they follow return to play guidelines.
Nov. 25, 2020
ASUs Mascot Sparky To Level Up With Design Challenge
After being named number one in innovation by U.S. News & World Report six years in a row, Arizona State University is looking for a new way to innovate. But it’s not education that’s looking for a boost but Sparky, ASU’s iconic Sun Devil. The university is asking for ideas on how to “level up” the mascot for Fall 2021.
Nov. 25, 2020
Page Turner: Nonfiction Picks To Cozy Up With This Fall
Recently, The Show spoke with Michelle Malonzo of Changing Hands Bookstore to get a few of her fiction recommendations for fall reading. The Show spoke with her again for a few nonfiction favorites she suggests you pick up.
Nov. 25, 2020
How Hotter Weather, Drier Monsoon Seasons Affect Forests
Wildfires have burned more than 950,000 acres across Arizona so far this year, according to the state Department of Forestry and Fire Management. And Arizona has also seen lower than normal monsoon activity over the last two seasons, which Don Falk says is a problem for those parts of Arizona’s forests that need to recover from wildfire.
Nov. 25, 2020
Despite Record Spending, Dems Net Only One Seat In Legislature
There will be a net gain of one seat for Democrats when state lawmakers convene in January. That’s despite record amounts of money, both for the candidates themselves and also in the form of outside groups, who shattered previous spending records for legislative races.
Nov. 25, 2020
UA Professor: Travel-Related Testing Doesnt Really Make One Safe
Last week, Gov. Ducey announced he had ordered the Department of Health Services to work with airports on offering voluntary rapid COVID-19 testing. The Show spoke with Bonnie LaFleur, professor at University of Arizona, about whether or not airport testing can actually make a difference.
Nov. 25, 2020
Physicians Concerned Over Availability Of Equipment, Beds For COVID-19 Patients
The current surge in COVID-19 cases in Arizona has medical officials concerned about whether there will be enough health care workers and enough beds to care for people who develop the most serious symptoms.
Nov. 25, 2020
How Arizonas Party Chairs Shaped The 2020 Election
Following wins and losses for both parties in the 2020 election, Democratic Party Chair Felecia Rotellini has decided to leave the position, while Kelli Ward, for now, remains Republican party chair.
Nov. 25, 2020
Phoenix To Settle Fatal Police Shooting Claim For $3M
Phoenix is expected to approve a financial settlement in the case of a man shot and killed by police last May.
Nov. 25, 2020

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