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County Attorney Changes Charging Policies To Fight Virus
The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office says it will change it’s charging decisions to address the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus. The County Attorney’s Office says it is trying to walk the line between stopping the spread of the Coronavirus while ensuring the security of the community.
March 18, 2020
Bashas Opens Early So Arizona Seniors Can Shop
As many Arizonans prepare to hunker down amid the coronavirus pandemic, they’re hitting grocery stores and clearing out inventory. But one grocery store is trying to help senior citizens get what they need during this time.
March 18, 2020
Coronavirus Forces ICE To Shift How It Does Enforcement
The coronavirus pandemic has forced Immigration and Customs Enforcement to change who it targets for arrest, according to a prepared statement released by the agency.
March 18, 2020
Grand Canyon Changing Operations Amid Coronavirus
Grand Canyon National Park is closing restaurants starting Thursday. The park says it wants to follow federal guidance and encourage social distancing to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Some dining locations still may serve takeout, however.
March 18, 2020
Arizonans 500 Miles Away Report Feeling Salt Lake Quake
Several Arizonans on Wednesday reported feeling a magnitude 5.7 earthquake that struck Salt Lake City at 6:09 a.m. Arizona time.
March 18, 2020
Mexico City Prepares For Quarantine Despite Mayors Instructions
Mexico City has about 9 million inhabitants and, so far, only 21 registered cases of people with COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus. The mayor says it’s still time to stay calm, but many are already preparing to deal with the pandemic’s outbreak.
March 18, 2020
Democratic Leaders React To Bidens AZ Primary Win
Arizona went forward with its Presidential Preference Election on Tuesday. Former Vice President Joe Biden won by double digits despite strong support among Latinos for his opponent, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders.
March 18, 2020
A Guide To Visitor Restrictions At Phoenix-Area Hospitals
Several Phoenix-area hospital systems are restricting the number of visitors a patient can see to limit the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus. Many hospitals are making visitors pass through temperature screenings.
March 18, 2020
CASS Seeks Alternate Shelter Solution For Homeless Seniors
Across the country and Arizona, more and more seniors are experiencing homelessness for the first time. But what happens if this especially vulnerable population contracts the coronavirus?
March 18, 2020
Arizonas Democratic Primary By The Numbers
In 2020, more Arizona Democrats voted by mail-in ballot than in the entire 2016 election. ABC 15 analyst Garrett Archer joins The Show to break down this and other key figures.
March 18, 2020
Attention First-Time Arizona Voters: We Want To Hear From You
First-time voters in Arizona are an important bloc in what’s considered a battleground state for the 2020 presidential election. If you're a first-time voter in this election season, KJZZ wants to hear from you.
March 18, 2020
Groups Urge ICE To Release Detainees Amid Coronavirus Outbreak
The Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project and Puente Human Rights Movement have called on ICE to release people held in Arizona and protect them from the coronavirus. Now activists has compiled a toolkit for pressuring local, state and federal officials.
March 18, 2020
Secretary Of State Calls On Legislature To Allow All-Mail Elections
The Arizona secretary of state is asking the Legislature to allow counties to conduct all-mail elections this fall to keep voters and poll workers safe during the coronavirus pandemic
March 18, 2020
Scottsdale City Council Postpones Food Tax Vote
Scottsdale leaders could have abolished a food tax Tuesday night but instead the council voted 4-3 to push the discussion down the road. Economic uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus was used to argue both sides.
March 18, 2020
How Arizona State Parks Are Handling Coronavirus
Arizonans have no spring training baseball games, no concerts or festivals to attend due to the coronavirus shutdowns. But people are turning to a form of recreation that is still available — the outdoors.
March 18, 2020
The Voices Of First-Time Arizona Voters
First-time voters who haven’t mailed in their ballots will hit the polls in Arizona this week, shoring up the state as a battleground stage for November’s general election. KJZZ has been tracking some of these young voters as the election cycle circles around them.
March 18, 2020
Navajo Nation Has 3rd Coronavirus Case; Tribe Shuts Casinos, Tourist Areas
The Navajo Nation announced late Wednesday that another member has tested positive for coronavirus bring the tribe's total to three. The three members are from Chilchinbeto. The Navajo Health Command Operations Center is considering issuing a shelter-in-place order for that community.
March 18, 2020
Reporter Scott Bordow Weighs In On Big Cardinals Trade
The NFL's free agency and trading period got underway as usual. Other than the announcement that New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was leaving that team after 20 seasons, the biggest move was made by the Arizona Cardinals. The Show talked to Scott Bordow of the Athletic.
March 18, 2020
Opposition Ready To Convince Voters To Say No To Legalizing Recreational Marijuana
An initiative to ask Arizonans to legalize recreational marijuana is still working to qualify for the 2020 ballot, but the opposition is already gearing up to convince voters they should say no — again.The Show spoke more about it with Lisa James, chairwoman of Arizonans for Health and Public Safety.
March 18, 2020
Under Pressure From Federal Judge, AZ Changes Prison Health Care Policies
Under pressure from a federal judge, the Arizona Department of Corrections has changed some of its policies related to health care in state prisons.
March 18, 2020

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