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Ducey Issues Stay-At-Home Order Effective Tuesday
Gov. Doug Ducey has issued an executive order asking Arizona residents to stay at home. The stay-at-home order goes into effect Tuesday at 5 p.m and will remain in effect until at least April 30.
AZ Schools Closed For Remainder Of School Year
March 30, 2020
Former ASU Quarterback Holds Balcony Opera Concerts In Spain
Gus Farwell was Jake Plummer’s backup quarterback in 1996. He’s been posting balcony concerts every day on Twitter and Youtube with little messages of encouragement to stay safe and healthy.
March 30, 2020
Special Education Students Lose Resources As Schools Move Online
The COVID-19 pandemic saw schools around the nation temporarily closing their doors and sending students online. However, students with a wide variety of special education needs may have lost access to specialists, mentors and educational devices as a result of school closures, and there is not yet clarity about when that could change.
March 30, 2020
Brennan Center: $400 Million Not Enough For Election Officials
As part of the $2 trillion stimulus package Congress approved last week to deal with the coronavirus pandemic, lawmakers allocated $400 million to election officials across the country, to start preparing for the November elections.
March 30, 2020
How Religious Communities Are Meeting Virtually
Religious communities around the country are realizing that some of the most important religious holidays of the year will feel a lot different. It’s looking like those celebrations will have to happen online this year. But so much of religion is about community. So as religion moves online, what’s lost?
March 30, 2020
States, Feds Play Different Economic Roles During Emergency
Congress approved a $2 trillion economic stimulus bill March 27, but some in D.C. are already talking about the next steps in funding. The Show spoke to Jeff Chapman, Director of the State Fiscal Health Project at Pew Charitable Trusts, about how the pandemic is impacting state budgets across the nation.
March 30, 2020
Why People Need To Think About Wills, Health Directives
No one wants to think about their own death. But for journalist and author Terry Greene Sterling, the spread of the coronavirus across the globe and into our own communities is making her do it.
March 30, 2020
Former AZ Emergency Director: Job Had Become Duplicative
In the midst of this pandemic, Arizona’s emergency management director has resigned. Maria Polletta spoke with Wendy Smith-Reeve and has been following this developing story for the Arizona Republic, and Polletta joined The Show to share her perspective.
March 30, 2020
Arizona Hospitals Working To Expand Bed Capacity
As the number of COVID-19 cases increases in Arizona, there is tremendous concern over whether our hospitals can treat the thousands of patients. Ann-Marie Alameddin, president and CEO of the Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association, talks more about the challenges hospitals face.
March 30, 2020
BBC Look-Ahead: BBC Looks At COVID-19 Rates Across The Globe
Let’s get a look at how the coronavirus is affecting countries outside the U.S. With The Show via Skype for our weekly look at some of the globe’s key stories is the BBC’s Rob Hugh-Jones.
March 30, 2020
Boas: The Case For Duceys Coronavirus Response
Arizona Republic contributor Jon Gabriel praised Gov. Ducey Ducey's incremental approach as other governors close businesses and require people to stay in their houses in an effort to slow the spread of coronavirus.
March 30, 2020
Stanton Discusses AZs Response To Coronavirus Disease
On March 27, the U.S. House followed the Senate and unanimously approved a $2 trillion economic relief package to combat the impact COVID-19. The Show talks to congressman Greg Stanton about his thoughts on Arizona's response to the pandemic.
March 30, 2020
The Takeaway: What Constitutes An Elective Procedure?
As the number of COVID-19 cases rises in hospitals across the U.S., many states have started calling for all non-urgent and elective procedures to be delayed.
March 30, 2020
Lawsuit Filed Vs. ABOR Over Unrefunded Housing Fees
A class action lawsuit has been filed against the Arizona Board of Regents after the three public universities it oversees have refused to provide refunds to its students for room, board and fees.
March 30, 2020
Navajo Nation To Start Curfew On Monday
The Navajo Nation will impose a curfew Monday, another tactic to encourage social distancing and slow the spread of the coronavirus. The curfew runs 8 p.m. to 5 a.m daily.
March 30, 2020
AZ Schools Closed For Remainder Of The School Year
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey and Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman said Monday morning that schools will remain closed through the end of the school year.
March 30, 2020
Coronavirus Outbreak Tests Resilience Of Western Water Workforce
Water agencies throughout the West are changing their operations during the coronavirus outbreak to make sure cities and farms don't run dry. Their responses range from extreme measures to modest adjustments to ensure their most critical workers don't succumb to the virus.
March 30, 2020
AZ Schools For Deaf, Blind Work To Reach Kids At Home
With schools now closed until at least April 10, educators and families are looking for ways to keep students learning. But what about students who struggle to communicate with their own parents and peers? The Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind, or ASDB, are working to reach those who count on school for more than academics, like Amelie Morales.
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March 30, 2020
After Emergency Declared, Sonorans Prep For Closure Of Non-Essential Business
With Covid-19 cases steadily rising in Sonora, the Mexican state to Arizona’s south, its governor declared a health emergency last week. She also ordered that only essential businesses remain open. Last week, businesses were scrambling to figure out who could remain open. And many are concerned about what this all means for the state’s workers and economy.
March 30, 2020
Phoenix Officer Killed, 2 Others Wounded In Shooting
Phoenix police Cmdr. Greg Carnicle volunteered to spend his last year on the force doing a job that can include responding to calls. He was killed and two other officers were wounded in a shooting inside a house Sunday night.
March 30, 2020

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