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AMLO Condemns Censorship Against Trump, Welcomes Biden
Leaders around the world have reacted after the riot in the U.S. Capitol building in Washington and the ratification of votes for President-elect Joe Biden. In Mexico, the president showed his support for the incoming administration, while revealing certain sympathy for President Donald Trump.
Jan. 7, 2021
Senate President Issues Strict Rule For Mask Mandate
Senate President Karen Fann previously warned senators that their failure to abide by the rules would disrupt the session. To that end, Fann issued an emergency rule that states committee hearings or votes on the Senate floor will be halted if anyone removes their mask.
Jan. 7, 2021
Pinal County Prosecutors Drop Case Against New Years Eve Suspect
Pinal County’s top prosecutor says deadly force would have been an easier option for police that converged on reports of bomb threats near a federal immigration facility, and he credits the many agencies for instead using tools like a drone to safely arrest the suspect in the New Year’s Eve incident.
Jan. 7, 2021
School Staff, Adults Over 75 Can Begin Requesting Vaccines Monday
Maricopa County will enter phase 1B in its COVID-19 vaccination plan Monday. This phase makes the vaccine available to school staff and childcare workers, law enforcement and adults age 75 and older.
Jan. 7, 2021
Could Capitol Extremists Be Charged With Treason?
Wednesday's events in the nation’s Capitol led to the use of terms from America’s past — like sedition, civil war and even treason. The Show spoke with Arizona Mirror reporter Jeremy Duda for more about these words.
Jan. 7, 2021
It Was Perplexing: ASU Policing Expert On Polices Response To Capitol Protesters
As the chaos in Washington played out Wednesday, questions quickly emerged about the law enforcement response to what initially started as a protest — and quickly became what’s being called an act of domestic terrorism. The Show spoke with one of ASU's leading experts on police behavior and use of force, Bill Terrill.
Jan. 7, 2021
Chamber Of Commerce President Optimistic About Economic Recovery
Arizona and the U.S. economy has been through the ringer in the last year as the pandemic has ravaged businesses and upended spending. But Glenn Hamer takes an optimistic view of the future as vaccines are distributed and pent-up demand builds.
Jan. 7, 2021
Med School Applications Up At UA College Of Medicine
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to worsen and the number of infections, hospitalizations and deaths continues to rise in Arizona and elsewhere, medical schools say they’re seeing an increase in applications. And in some cases, they’re seeing a big increase.
Jan. 7, 2021
2021 Forecast: Arizona In For Another Dry Year
Ultimately, 2020 was the second driest year on record in Phoenix. For more about that and whether there’s any hope for a wetter 2021, The Show spoke with Nancy Selover, Arizona's state climatologist.
Jan. 7, 2021
Climate Change Behind Mongolias Near-Record Setting Air Pressure Level
Now, Mongolia may enter the climate record books for the highest surface air pressure ever recorded. Arizona State University professor and climatologist Randy Cerveny coordinates the World Meteorological Organization’s evaluation of climate extremes. He’s looking into the Mongolia numbers.
Jan. 7, 2021
Some Nursing Home Staff Not Getting COVID-19 Vaccine
Many residents and staff at long-term care facilities have already received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine. But some Arizona caregivers are worried about getting the shot and have decided to wait.
Jan. 7, 2021
WATCH: Biden Introduces Attorney General Pick
President-elect Joe Biden is formally introducing his nominee for attorney general, Merrick Garland. The event follows a day of violence and an overnight session of Congress that ended in a final affirmation of Biden's election win. Watch the event live.
Jan. 7, 2021
Portions Of Prescott National Forest Will Close To Campers For 2 Years
The U.S. Forest Service says due to sanitation issues and overuse, areas of the Prescott National Forest along Highway 260 will be off limits to campers through January 2023.
Jan. 7, 2021
Viewing, Services Planned For Calvin C. Goode
A public viewing will be held Saturday to honor the memory of Calvin C. Goode, Phoenix’s longest serving council member. On Dec. 23, Goode died from a non-COVID related illness at the age of 93.
Jan. 7, 2021
AZ Border Deaths Hit 10-Year High After Record Heat
A project that maps where the bodies of border-crossers were recovered from Arizona’s inhospitable deserts, valleys and mountains says it documented 227 deaths in 2020. That was the highest in a decade following the hottest, driest summer in state history.
Jan. 7, 2021
Volunteers Trained By National Guard Begin COVID-19 Vaccinations
Earlier this week, the Arizona National Guard began training the first wave of civilian volunteers who will administer the COVID-19 vaccine to Arizonans across the state. Many of those volunteers started vaccinating some of the public on Wednesday.
Jan. 7, 2021
AZ Democratic Party Chair: Trump To Blame For The Mob
Arizona Democratic Party Chair Felecia Rotellini says she was shocked as she and the rest of the country watched as a pro-Trump mob sieged the U.S. Capitol building.
Jan. 7, 2021
Congress Certifies Biden Victory; Trump Pledges
Congress certified President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris' victory early on Thursday, the end of a long day and night marked by chaos and violence in Washington, D.C. Extremists emboldened by President Trump had sought to thwart the peaceful transfer of power that has been a hallmark of modern American history by staging a violent insurrection inside the U.S. Capitol. | AZ Leaders React To Pro-Trump Extremists
Jan. 7, 2021
Duceys Final 2 Years As Arizona Governor Shaped By Trump Absence, The Pandemic
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has just two years left in office. He'll face challenges and new opportunities as a “lame duck” governor that are both ordinary and, in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, extraordinarily unique.
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Jan. 7, 2021
Trump Supporters Protest Election Results At State Capitol
As crowds of rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, hundreds of supporters of President Trump gathered at the Arizona state Capitol on Wednesday.
Jan. 6, 2021

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