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Phoenix Rescue Mission To Host Drive-Thru Easter Event
Every year, the Phoenix Rescue Mission holds an Easter celebration for Arizona's working poor families. This year, the Mission will be distributing food and Easter baskets in a drive-through celebration.
April 3, 2020
Stanton, Gallego Urge Officials To Investigate Price Gouging PPE
Congressmen Greg Stanton and Ruben Gallego have asked the House Judiciary Committee, U.S. Attorney General, the Federal Trade Commission and the Arizona Attorney General to stamp down on price gouging of personal protective equipment worn by first responders.
April 3, 2020
Ducey Orders Hair And Nail Salons Closed
Barbershops, salons, tattoo parlors, spas, and massage businesses are no longer considered essential and must close by 5 p.m. Saturday under Gov. Doug Ducey’s new guidance.
April 3, 2020
Roosevelt Rows First Friday Goes Virtual
Roosevelt Row’s First Friday would have typically brought you artists, food and performances in downtown Phoenix tonight. But with that not an option this month due to the coronavirus, organizers have taken the monthly street festival online.
April 3, 2020
Meet Susana Distancia: Mexicos Superhero Vs. COVID-19
In an odd attempt to keep citizens protected from the coronavirus pandemic, the Mexican government launched an unique campaign on social media. And not the health authorities — not even the president — are leading it, but a superhero.
April 3, 2020
How Effective Are Government Coronavirus Updates?
Gov. Doug Ducey and Dr. Cara Christ have made regular appearances to provide information and perspectives on how the state is handling and preparing for the coronavirus pandemic's impact here.
April 3, 2020
ASU President Shares Universitys Response To Coronavirus
Attorney General Mark Brnovich discussed how Arizona State University communicated with students and modified policies.The Show caught up with ASU President Michael Crow to get his reaction and learn more about how the university is dealing with concerns of students.
April 3, 2020
DACA Recipients Await Supreme Court Ruling
The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule by the end of its current term on the constitutionality of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Late last month, a filing said ending DACA during the current national emergency would be “catastrophic."
April 3, 2020
The Friday NewsCap April 3, 2020
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discussed the week in news with former state lawmaker and the head of Copper State Consulting Stan Barnes; and former Tempe Mayor and President and CEO of Greater Phoenix Leadership Neil Giuliano.
April 3, 2020
CDC Releases 1st Report On COVID-19, Underlying Health Conditions
Reports from China and Italy suggest old age and certain underlying health conditions can raise the risk of developing more severe coronavirus symptoms. Now, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released data describing such patterns in the U.S.
April 3, 2020
AZ Department Of Revenue Further Limiting Services At Mesa Office
The tax office usually sees about 400 customers per day in a normal year — but due to social distancing, the Mesa office was seeing about one to two customers a day. The office is transitioning to a drop-box service only.
April 3, 2020
Gas Prices Drop Below $2.50 In Arizona
As more Arizonans stay home to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, demand for gas also continues to drop. The average price per gallon in the state has dropped 11 cents since last week. It now sits at $2.42.
April 3, 2020
How Almost A Virtual Shutdown Will Impact The Phoenix Budget
Phoenix leaders were told to toss out the trial budget they received and start all over. Just three weeks ago, the city had a surplus of $28 million. Today, the city is facing a deficit that’s nearly that much — and maybe even more.
April 3, 2020
COVID-19 Patients Who Want Hydroxychloroquine Need Prescription
In the latest executive order by the governor, only Arizonans with a confirmed diagnosis of COVID-19 and a doctor's prescription can legally get their hands on the drug hydroxychloroquine — and even then only 14 doses at a time. The drug has become increasingly scarce.
April 3, 2020
Phoenix Parks Add Closures And Easter Weekend Restrictions
Phoenix will keep its hiking trails open but major changes are coming to city parks.
April 3, 2020
Border Patrol Expelling Migrants To Minimize Virus Exposure
The U.S. Border Patrol in Arizona has returned to a deportation policy not seen in the Southwest in nearly 20 years. It’s an operation conducted to stem the coronavirus.
April 3, 2020
Lacking Electricity, Navajo COVID-19 Cases Surge
The number of coronavirus cases on the Navajo Nation is multiplying rapidly. As of Thursday, there are 241 people with the virus and eight confirmed deaths. The CDC says Native Americans are some of the most vulnerable to the coronavirus because of economic, geographic, and health conditions.
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April 3, 2020
During The Coronavirus Crisis, The Show Goes On For Arizona Performing Artists
Public health measures important for slowing the spread of the coronavirus mean live audiences are out of the question right now. For Arizona’s musicians, dancers and actors, that’s an unprecedented challenge.
April 3, 2020
WATCH: COVID-19 Town Hall With Gov. Ducey
Gov. Doug Ducey participated in a virtual town hall Thursday night, to speak about Arizona’s ongoing plans to combat the coronavirus. About 5,000 questions were submitted to the moderators before the town hall. Many questions stemmed from people weighing safety vs. keeping their jobs.
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April 2, 2020
ASU Urging Dorm Residents To Move Out, Offering Credit
Arizona State University is offering on-campus students a $1,500 nonrefundable credit to move out of their dorms by April 15. But one student says that's only 40% of what the average student has paid for housing, meals and parking from March 15, the end of spring, to May 8, the last day of the semester.
April 2, 2020

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