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Restaurateurs Support Reinstituting Jobless Benefit Rules
Gov. Doug Ducey has lifted his 2020 executive order that removed the requirement for unemployed people to be actively looking for work. The move is welcomed by many in the business community trying to ramp up staffing as millions of Arizonans get vaccinated and are returning to pre-pandemic behaviors such as dining out.
May 3, 2021
Ducey Rescinds Order Suspending Job-Search Rules For Unemployment
Arizonans are going to have to start looking for work again later this month if they want to keep their unemployment benefits.
May 3, 2021
UA Vaccination Site To Be Decommissioned This June
The University of Arizona expects its COVID-19 vaccination site will be decommissioned by the summer as more people become vaccinated and demand decreases, officials announced Monday.
May 3, 2021
GOP Party Attorneys Ask Judge To Dismiss Case Of Party Politics
A Maricopa County Superior Court judge will soon decide if a group of dissatisfied Arizona Republicans can continue a legal challenge against leaders of the state Republican Party.
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May 3, 2021
Why Actors Are Pushing Back Against Black Pain Stories
It’s a conversation that’s coming up more and more among Black actors, writers and critics right now — that there are too many films showcasing Black people suffering, tragedies that end in despair. Aviva Dove-Viebahn says it’s all about striking a balance.
May 3, 2021
How Childhood Trauma Can Lead To Poor Health Outcomes Later In Life
Kids often experience adversity growing up. For some, it’s watching their parents go through a divorce. For others, that trauma can be experienced as child abuse or living with a parent battling addiction. Researchers know these Adverse Childhood Experiences can have lasting impacts. But a recent study shows there’s also a financial toll, impacting the entire community.
May 3, 2021
Study: COVID-19 Survivors Face Increase Risk Of Death, Health Problems
A new study found that COVID-19 survivors have a higher risk of death and health problems. Researchers also found that doctors are using prescription opioids to manage symptoms experienced by those long haul survivors.
May 3, 2021
Latino Vaccination Rates Lag Behind White Population In AZ
Nearly 3 million people have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine here. More than 40% of Arizonans have been vaccinated. But when you look more closely at those numbers, disparities become clear.
May 3, 2021
Arizona Seeing Drop In Enrollment, Funding For Preschool
Arizona has seen a drop in both enrollment in and spending on preschool programs; that’s according to new data from the National Institute for Early Education Research.
May 3, 2021
Coalition Aims To Increase Clean Energy Use, Boost AZ Economy
The Arizona Thrives alliance is made up of community groups, cities and private businesses — including developers and utilities. It’s looking at both short and long-term goals for boosting clean energy usage and reducing carbon emissions.
May 3, 2021
The Arizona Senate Ballot Audit Continues, As Do Questions About Whos Paying For It
After a day off, the state Senate’s audit of Maricopa County ballots resumed May 3 at Veterans Memorial Coliseum at the state fairgrounds.
May 3, 2021
BBC Look-Ahead: Aid Coming To COVID-19 Hotspot India
COVID-19 cases seem to be stabilizing in many countries around the world, but that is not the case in India, which is seeing a massive spike in infections and deaths.
May 3, 2021
Boas: Let Voters Decide If DACA Recipients Should Pay In-State Tuition
A new Republic editorial encourages House Speaker Rusty Bowers to allow a vote on legislation that would give DACA recipients in-state tuition at Arizona’s public universities.
May 3, 2021
National Park Service, AZGFD Seek Volunteers To Remove Grand Canyon Bison
The National Park Service, in cooperation with the Arizona Game and Fish Department, seeks skilled volunteers to assist with bison removal on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon National Park.
May 3, 2021
Humble: AZ Could Reach Herd Immunity With About 700,000 More Fully Vaccinated People
The executive director of the Arizona Public Health Association estimates that the state is about 700,000 fully vaccinated people away from reaching a possible herd immunity.
May 3, 2021
KJZZ Wasnt Always KJZZ. Heres How The Station Got Its Name
It isn't just the 50th anniversary of NPR’s All Things Considered. It’s also the year KJZZ turns 70. And before it settled on its name, the station had several others.
May 3, 2021
What Was Phoenix Like 50 Years Ago? Heres A Look Back
On May 3, 1971, NPR launched its first original program — All Things Considered. That's also the same year KJZZ became an NPR member station. In honor of the anniversary, take a look back at what Phoenix was like 50 years ago.
KJZZ Wasn't Always KJZZ. Here's How The Station Got Its Name
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May 3, 2021
 Phoenix Could Pay Developer To Build Street In Laveen
Phoenix is considering paying a developer to build a half street at a key location in the southwestern part of the city.
May 3, 2021
Effort To Recognize Kino Missions In AZ, Sonora
A binational group met this week to work toward recognizing missions in Arizona and Sonora as important cultural heritage sites.
May 3, 2021
Mexican Congress Passes Law Criminalizing Digital Violence
Mexico’s Congress voted Thursday to approve a law that criminalizes the sharing of private sexual videos, images or audio without consent.
May 3, 2021

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