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UA Medical Expert: Updated CDC Guidelines A Regression In Tackling COVID-19 Spread
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a new set of COVID-19 protocols July 27 as the country faces another surge of viral infections. The Show spoke with Dr. Saskia Popescu to learn if these updated guidelines indicate a step backward in terms of curbing the spread of COVID-19.
July 28, 2021
Maricopa County Recorder: Fraud Claims In 2020 Election Baseless
Polling shows the majority of Republicans believe former President Donald Trump’s debunked claims of fraud, and many baselessly expect him to be reinstated. Maricopa County Recorder Stephen Richer, a Republican who defeated a Democrat in the 2020 election, isn’t among them.
July 28, 2021
Senate Subpoenas More Info From County, Wants Records From Hobbs In Ongoing Audit
State Senate Republican leaders have subpoenaed more information from Maricopa County, as the audit of last year’s election continues. At the same time, the Senate’s liaison to the audit, former Secretary of State Ken Bennett, has been barred from the process and has talked about resigning the position.
July 28, 2021
Fann: Bennett Will Remain Part Of AZ Senate Election Audit
Ken Bennett is unhappy with what's going on at the Senate's audit of the 2020 election and threatened Wednesday to quit, though it now looks like he's staying on
July 28, 2021
Sonoran Scientists Start Group For Latin American Women
Women are increasingly finding a space in the historically male-dominated field of environmental conservation. But there are still significant barriers — from harassment and discrimination to language and cultural hurdles some say keep their work in the shadows. Now, a group of scientists in neighboring Sonora, Mexico, are fighting for their place in the profession.
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July 28, 2021
Amtrak Proposes New Passenger Rail Service In AZ
Corporate leaders of Amtrak, Arizona business representatives and politicians participated in a roundtable discussion Tuesday to promote support for developing passenger rail service in the state.
July 27, 2021
Reporters Demand Justice For Slain Colleague
The state attorney addressed protesters and said that "all lines of investigation" would be followed, including those involving the threats Ricardo Lopez himself denounced earlier this year.
July 27, 2021
CDC: Even Vaccinated People Should Mask Up Indoors; Masks Recommended For Schools
New data on the delta variant prompted the CDC to recommend that even fully vaccinated people wear masks in public indoor settings in areas with substantial or high coronavirus transmission. State health director Dr. Cara Christ says the department's guidelines to the 13 affected counties will echo the CDC's.
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July 27, 2021
New AIA Guidelines Include Flexibility For Vaccinated Student Athletes
The Arizona Interscholastic Association has released new guidance for student athletes just in time for the new school year.
July 27, 2021
Walmart Plan To Pay 100% College Tuition For Workers
The nation’s largest private employer is expanding educational opportunities for employees. On Tuesday, Walmart announced it will pay 100% of college tuition and books through its Live Better U program.
July 27, 2021
Gosar, Biggs Speak At D.C. News Conference Cut Short By Protesters
Police officers testified on Capitol Hill on Tuesday about violent and at times racially-fueled attacks by pro-Trump insurrectionists on Jan. 6. Blocks away, Republican congressmen from Arizona took part in a news conference asking if suspected rioters who remain jailed are being treated fairly.
July 27, 2021
Ed Zuercher To Step Down As Phoenix City Manager
After nearly 30 years working for Phoenix, Ed Zuercher will retire this fall. Zuercher started as a management intern in 1993. He’s spent the last eight years as city manager.
July 27, 2021
Metro Phoenix Home Prices Surge 25.9% In May
Prices for U.S. homes rose faster in May than they have in 17 years as surging demand for housing outstripped the supply. The hottest markets were Phoenix (where prices surged 25.9%), San Diego (24.7%) and Seattle (23.4%). All 20 cities reported faster year-over-year growth in May than they did in April.
July 27, 2021
Arizona Senate Issues New Subpoena For 2020 Election Audit
Two top Republicans in the Arizona Senate issued two new subpoenas late Monday for materials from the 2020 election as they look to continue their unprecedented review of former President Donald Trump's loss in Maricopa County.
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July 27, 2021
Parties In Prison Health Lawsuit Agree To Pre-Trial Dates
The parties in an ongoing prison health care lawsuit have agreed to a schedule ahead of a pending trial this fall. In 2015, the Arizona Department of Corrections sought to avoid a trial by agreeing to a set of more than 100 court-ordered benchmarks.
July 27, 2021
WATCH: Jan. 6 Select Committee Holds Hearing
The U.S. House select committee on the Jan. 6 insurrection held its first hearing on Tuesday. The committee has been plagued with partisan conflict but is pushing forward to investigate the events leading up to and during the riot at the U.S. Capitol.
July 27, 2021
House Committee To Take Up Mining Act Of 1872
The House Committee on Natural Resources will discuss changes Tuesday to a mining law that dates back to 1872.
July 26, 2021
Arizona Regulators Set Final Sports Betting Rules
Final rules for sports betting in Arizona have been released and are now available on the Arizona Department of Gaming’s website. Spokesman Max Hartgraves said fantasy sports will be rolled out first, with bettors able to start participating on Aug. 28.
July 26, 2021
ADEQ Seeks Input On Mine Near Grand Canyon
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality is taking public comments on a plan to issue a new Aquifer Protection Permit for a uranium mine outside the Grand Canyon.
July 26, 2021
With Guaymas At Maximum COVID-19 Risk, San Carlos Beaches To Shut
Cases across Sonora are on the rise, along with hospitalizations. Deaths remain largely flat, likely due to the ongoing vaccination effort.
July 26, 2021

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