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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
More Undocumented Arizonans To Become Eligible For Vaccine
Arizona’s most populous county says it will soon make COVID-19 vaccines available to people who do a wider variety of essential jobs, like teaching. The state is home to a large undocumented workforce that will more and more be vaccine-eligible as the so-called Phase 1B distribution expands.
Jan. 6, 2021
Mexican President: States Will Receive Vaccine Next Week
Every state in Mexico is expected to receive the first doses of the coronavirus vaccine by the beginning of next week.
Jan. 6, 2021
Fisherman Dies After Crash With Conservation Ship
A fisherman has died near the small town of San Felipe, Baja California, after his small boat crashed with a conservation ship last week. The man’s death occurred during one of a series of violent clashes between poachers and conservationists working in the Sea of Cortez to protect a small endangered porpoise.
Jan. 6, 2021
More Contagious UK Coronavirus Variant Might Be In AZ
Some Arizonans may have the more contagious UK variant of the coronavirus, according to tests currently awaiting confirmation. But the news could be worse.
Jan. 6, 2021
Navajo Nation Appoints New EPA Executive Director
The Navajo Nation has appointed Valinda Shirley to head its Environmental Protection Agency. The position is an important one, because there are more than 500 abandoned uranium mines on the reservation.
Jan. 6, 2021
AZ Leaders React To Pro-Trump Extremists At U.S. Capitol
After the House and Senate went into recess, several members of Arizona's congressional delegation tweeted responses from safe locations inside the Capitol.
Jan. 6, 2021
Found Letters From WWI Inspired AZ Journalists Book
In his new book "All Jake on the Western Front," longtime Arizona journalist Michael Kiefer combines fiction and nonfiction as a trio of narrators guide us through the World War I battles and love of Webster Major “Jake” Brown — based, to some extent, on Kiefer’s own relatives.
Jan. 6, 2021
AZ Hospitals Near Capacity As COVID-19 Cases Continue Rising
Arizona’s COVID-19 outbreak shows no signs of slowing down. The state's health care leaders say hospitals are already stretched thin and the worst is likely yet to come.
Jan. 6, 2021
WATCH: President-Elect Biden Addresses U.S.
President-elect Joe Biden is addressing the country from Wilmington, Delaware, on Wednesday afternoon. Biden had been expected to deliver remarks on the economy, but shortly after he arrived at the theater where he has held transition events, protestors forcefully stormed the U.S. Capitol to prevent Congress from certifying Biden's election as president.
Jan. 6, 2021
ASU Employees Forming Union Hope To Engage With University Quickly
Employees at Arizona State University are in the process of forming a union. Laurie Stoff is on the organizing committee and says members don’t see themselves as being adversarial with the university, but rather as dedicated employees trying to make ASU the best it can be.
Jan. 6, 2021
Capitol Reels After Pro-Trump Mob Breaches Building; Woman Killed
As thousands of far-right and pro-Trump demonstrators march in downtown D.C. on Wednesday, groups of protestors have moved towards the U.S. Capitol and some are growing violent. Follow live updates from NPR.
Hear Live Coverage From NPR | Arizona Leaders React
Jan. 6, 2021
AZ Mayo Clinic CEO Seeing Record Number Of COVID-19 Patients
For a second time, Arizona is leading the world with the highest average of COVID-19 infections per capita — that’s according to data from John Hopkins University. Over the last seven days our state has seen 785 cases per 100,000 people.
Jan. 6, 2021
Feds: Ancient Statue Found In Arizona To Be Returned
Federal authorities say they found a priceless Buddhist statue at a home in Arizona, and agents packed the statue so it can be sent back to India.
Jan. 6, 2021
What AZ Concerts Will Look Like After The Pandemic
Concerts of all sizes have been pretty much shut down since the pandemic began — and when they’re coming back is anyone’s guess. For Danny Zelisko, that uncertainty has been hard to handle.
Jan. 6, 2021
Researchers Looking For Policies That Work To End Homelessness
Samantha Batko, a senior research associate at the Urban Institute, researches homelessness and low-income housing programs. Batko joined The Show to talk about policies that work to get people into stable housing and how those policies are implemented.
Jan. 6, 2021

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