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Nursing Home-Pharmacy Partnership For COVID-19 Vaccine To End
Pharmacy chains like Walgreens and CVS have been vaccinating long-term care residents and staff since December. Now, that program is coming to an end.
April 8, 2021
Vaccination Site At Phoenix Municipal Stadium Moving Indoors
The state-run vaccination site at Phoenix Municipal Stadium will relocate on April 12 to Desert Financial Arena on Arizona State University’s Tempe campus. Since the the Phoenix Municipal Stadium site opened in February, it has administered 171,202 doses.
April 8, 2021
Ducey Signs Bill Banning Private Election Grants
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Friday signed legislation banning the use of private funding for elections but said the money the state received last year from organizations with funding from Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s foundation was helpful and used with "integrity.”
April 8, 2021
Researchers Find Clues To Water Availability In The Dirt
Beneath the surface, the amount of moisture held in the ground can play a big role in how much water makes it down to rivers and reservoirs — and eventually into the pipes that feed homes and businesses.
April 8, 2021
Abortion Ban For Genetic Issues Fails In Arizona Senate
Republican lawmakers in Arizona failed Wednesday to approve a sweeping abortion bill in the Senate that would have made it a felony for a doctor to terminate a pregnancy in which the fetus has a genetic abnormality after a single Republican joined Democrats in voting no.
April 8, 2021
Here’s How, When Phoenix Public Libraries Will Reopen
Thirteen months after closing public libraries to in-building visits, Phoenix will begin a phased reopening. On Wednesday, the City Council unanimously approved a limited reopening plan for 17 library locations.
April 7, 2021
Group Contracted To House Migrants Has Beds In AZ
Federal authorities are expecting so many migrant families to seek asylum at the U.S. border this year that they’ve contracted with a Texas-based group to help house them.
April 7, 2021
Coalition Asks Sonoran Legislature To Reconsider Marriage Equality
Members of an LGBTQ coalition in neighboring Sonora, Mexico, are asking legislators to reconsider a reform measure that would eliminate barriers to marriage equality in the state.
April 7, 2021
Grand Canyon National Park East Entrance To Reopen
The east entrance to Grand Canyon National Park will reopen Thursday, April 8. When the Navajo Nation was hit by the coronavirus, it imposed limits on travel and visitation.
April 7, 2021
Material Shortages Ripple Into Air-Conditioning Supplies
Arizona home builders are facing a shortage of materials that is reverberating through the construction industry. That is also affecting air conditioning suppliers.
April 7, 2021
Jaguar Cub Seen In Photos, Video On Sonoran Reserve
The Northern Jaguar Reserve in neighboring Sonora, Mexico announced some good news this week: photos and video of a jaguar cub and its mother were captured in the protected area about 130 miles south of the Arizona-Mexico border.
April 7, 2021
Arizona COVID-19 Cases Are Increasing Slightly, But Vaccinations Are Helping
Two weeks ago, Arizona was averaging about 500 COVID-19 infections per day, according to Biodesign Institute data. The average is now about 630 per day.
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April 7, 2021
Hoffman: Ed Dept. Focusing On Sustainable Projects
On April 6, The Show spoke with State Rep. Michelle Udall, who chairs the House Education Committee and had written a letter to Superintendent Kathy Hoffman calling on Hoffman to release an estimated $70 million to $85 million in federal funding to help certain districts fend off impending teacher layoffs. Superintendent Hoffman spoke with The Show.
April 7, 2021
Whats Behind The Decline In Butterfly Populations?
There are fewer butterflies in the western U.S. now than in the past. Katy Prudic is an assistant professor in citizen and data science in the School of Natural Resources at University of Arizona. The Show spoke with her about how significant of a decline is happening.
April 7, 2021
Arizona Lawmakers Consider Opt-In Requirement For Sex Ed
A bill under consideration at the Arizona Capitol would require parents to opt in before their children could take sex education classes. Parents can currently opt their kids out of those classes, but SB 1456 would reverse that.
April 7, 2021
Phoenix, Police Union Reach Deal On New Contract
Phoenix officials have struck a new deal with the union that represents about 2,600 police officers and detectives. All this contract needs is approval from the City Council, which is scheduled to vote April 7, after the public gets to sound off.
April 7, 2021
Business Leaders Pen Editorial Criticizing Proposed Voting Changes
Greater Phoenix Leadership and other business leaders signed an editorial titled "Disenfranchising Voters Is Not ‘Election Reform’" in response to voting-related proposals advancing at the Capitol. The Show spoke with Neil Giuliano, president and CEO of Greater Phoenix Leadership.
April 7, 2021
Increase In Cremations During Pandemic Takes Toll On Neighborhoods Air Quality
The pandemic has affected an extraordinarily high number of aspects of our lives, including how and how often we gather together in groups. That has had a dramatic impact on funerals and memorial services. At least in part, that’s also led to an increase in how many cremations are being carried out.
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April 7, 2021
Arizona AG: Pima County Can Keep Mask Mandate In Place
Pima County is allowed to keep its mask mandate in place; an informal opinion by state Attorney General Mark Brnovich says the governor cannot use his executive power to stop cities, towns and counties from requiring people wear masks.
April 7, 2021
Anti-Abortion Bill No Longer Headed For AZ Senate Floor
The Arizona Legislature will not continue attempting to enact a law that would ban virtually all abortions, at least not this year.
April 7, 2021

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