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Friday NewsCap: Making sense of Sen. Kyrsten Sinema
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discussed the week in news with Emily Ryan of Copperstate Consulting and Democratic strategist Tony Cani.
Oct. 22, 2021
This author imagines email thats better for our brains
It has most likely happened to all of us — we’re working on something, and we hear the ding of a new email or instant message. We immediately stop what we’re doing to check and respond to the new message. But Cal Newport says that is not an ideal way to work. In fact, he says it’s a productivity disaster, among other problems.
Oct. 22, 2021
UA Museum of Art reopens with The Art of Food
We’ve all heard the phrase, "we eat with our eyes," and if you do, the University of Arizona Museum of Art has a new exhibition for you.
Oct. 22, 2021
Human rights panel to hear Navajo uranium contamination case
A group representing Navajo communities is presenting its case to an international human rights body, saying U.S. regulators violated the rights of tribal members when they cleared the way for uranium mining in western New Mexico.
Oct. 22, 2021
Reports show dangers, abuse migrants face at the border
A pair of reports released this week detail dangers and abuses migrants face at the U.S.-Mexico border because of U.S. policies and misconduct by border officials.
Oct. 22, 2021
Company implicated in mistreatment of Uyghur Muslims
A group of U.S. senators wrote to Scottsdale-based Universal Electronics on Wednesday about concerns over the company’s alleged mistreatment of Uyghur Muslims in China.
Oct. 21, 2021
PAHO: U.S. shouldnt stop visitors based on vaccine type
The United States is set to lift travel restrictions at the border next month for fully vaccinated people. But that may not apply to Mexicans who received certain types of shots. But an international public health agency is warning that could be discrimination.
Oct. 21, 2021
Have a 480, 928 or 520 area code? Get ready to dial all 10 digits for local calls
Starting Sunday, Arizonans with 480, 928 and 520 area codes will have to dial the full 10-digit number for local calls.
Oct. 21, 2021
Senate lawyer wants to keep 720 audit documents from being public
An attorney for the Arizona Senate is asking for a delay in revealing some audit documents. Attorney Thomas Basile argues it’s impossible for the records to be public and for the Senate to maintain any review of its privilege claims.
More Arizona politics news
Oct. 21, 2021
Arizonas health department encourages booster shots for eligible adults
Arizona’s health department is encouraging older adults and other eligible groups to plan to get the additional shot once CDC recommendations are finalized.
Oct. 21, 2021
5 vets say Sinema used them as window dressing
Five veterans serving U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema on an advisory council resigned Thursday, accusing the Democrat of reneging on campaign promises to her constituents.
More Arizona politics news
Oct. 21, 2021
How Phoenix is addressing being ‘the worst large city’ for traffic deaths
The pandemic reduced traffic on Phoenix streets last year, but not traffic fatalities. In 2019, 177 people died due to crashes. In 2020, Phoenix had 185 traffic deaths, and the city is on pace to lose more lives this year.
Oct. 21, 2021
Lowell Observatory reopens to the public next month
After closing its doors 20 months ago due to COVID-19 concerns, Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff will reopen for general admission on Nov. 15.
Oct. 21, 2021
A closer look at Samhain, the Celtic ancestor of Halloween
Halloween is coming fast. The decorations and candy are everywhere. Skeletons and corpses and pumpkins are everywhere. And all of that got The Show wondering why we celebrate all of these scary things this time of year.
Oct. 21, 2021
Duceys fight with Tucson could reach beyond COVID-19
Gov. Doug Ducey has hit back against Tucson's move to fire city employees who do not get vaccinated against COVID-19 by December. In a letter, the governor told the city attorney that violation of his executive order could carry "a criminal penalty."
Oct. 21, 2021
Why Biden probably wont change the Supreme Court
President Joe Biden’s administration created a commission to consider changes to the U.S. Supreme Court, but the group didn’t recommend or suggest anything significant. This came after calls for upping the number of sitting justices from nine to 10.
Oct. 21, 2021
Shelly Watsons shows feature hip-hop, opera and comedy
Opera, hip-hop and comedy are not often heard coming from the same stage at the same time. But Juilliard-trained Shelly Watson does all of that — and then some.
Oct. 21, 2021
How Gammage is bringing Broadway back, even as the pandemic continues
Arizona State University's landmark Frank Lloyd Wright-designed arts center, Gammage Auditorium, has had a tough year and a half. But now, Broadway is back — both in New York City and at Gammage, where Broadway hits have graced the stage.
Oct. 21, 2021
Valleywise fights COVID-19 misinformation in 11 languages
Misinformation about COVID-19 has been spreading almost as fast as the virus itself. And it's been spreading even more so in immigrant and refugee communities where language barriers and lack of access to health care have put people in vulnerable positions. To combat this, Valleywise Health is releasing a series of videos in 11 different languages.
Oct. 21, 2021
The only ambulance company serving Prescott cant keep up, officials say
Ambulance company AMR has received criticism from the Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority for their failure to provide an ambulance in a timely manner.
Oct. 21, 2021

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