The comic book industry’s sole distributor from print to retail, Diamond Comic Distributors, stopped all shipments on March 23. For the first time anyone can remember, a week came and went with no new comics.
While there are still relatively few cases of coronavirus confirmed in neighboring Sonora, Mexico, compared to Arizona, many fear a serious toll on health and the economic as the outbreak continues. And some state legislators are committing to donate their salaries to help those most affected.
Tucson nonprofit Ben's Bells recently launched a "be kind challenge" paper chain, in which a new link is added to document an act of kindness. The group says it’s a way of staying connected, even when we’re physically apart.
After state officials announced on March 30 that schools would stay closed for the rest of the school year, the Arizona Interscholastic Association announced the rest of the spring sports season would be cancelled.
The closure of Grand Canyon National Park due to COVID-19 will certainly have an impact on the surrounding communities that rely on the park and the tourists it attracts. The town of Tusayan is one of those communities.
Whether the outcome is good or bad, this social distancing and self-quarantining we’re all trying to figure out will change us for good. That's what Mark Roseland, a senior sustainability scientist at ASU’s School of Community Resources and Development, asserts at least.
Nearly 80% of Arizona nurses say their personal protective gear is not sufficient to care for their patients safely and efficiently. The Show spoke to Robin Schaeffer, a registered nurse and the executive director of the Arizona Nurses Association, about what’s being done to try to fix the situation.
Phoenix is claiming victory after the Arizona Supreme Court sided with the city over ridehsaring fees at Sky Harbor International Airport. In a court order dated April 2, the justices unanimously found Phoenix’s ridesharing fees constitutional.
More Arizonans are working at home and that means more electricity consumption. Scott Harelson with SRP says that usage has increased by 3% to 5%. But another trend is happening simultaneously — early morning use for the utility’s customers is actually going down.
Amid a wave of executive orders, Gov. Doug Ducey decided this week to allow Arizona veterinarians to use telemedicine when seeing patients. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says there is no conclusive evidence showing companion animals, like dogs and cats, can spread COVID-19.
Most of the detained plaintiffs in a lawsuit seeking to halt in-person immigration court hearings during the coronavirus pandemic are being held in Arizona. They also want the government to create a secure way to talk with lawyers on the outside, or provide protective gear to keep meetings safe.
News about the coronavirus has now overwhelmed our airwaves, screens and social media feeds. And not all of that information is reliable. Kristy Roschke at the News Co/Lab at ASU said uncertainty is what makes information about the coronavirus so hard for news consumers to process. → Get The Latest News On The Coronavirus
If you’ve got questions about what Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey's “Stay Home, Stay Connected and Stay Safe” order means for your daily life, rest assured, you’re not alone. Since the order took effect at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, there’s been varying takes on its impact.
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Pima County has begun to call for volunteers to be ready when an anticipated surge of COVID-19 patients begins to develop in Arizona. The county has begun building a database of volunteers with specific skills it can call upon to help fight the coronavirus.