Phoenix is trying to offer more financial assistance for small businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic. We'll hear why the city’s economic development director thinks up to a quarter of Phoenix small businesses still won’t survive. Plus, the state’s universities say they plan to open up for in-person classes this fall. That and more on The Show.
Arizona won’t be reopening for business until at least May 15. Our Friday NewsCap panelists analyze whether Gov. Ducey made the right call — and why President Trump is coming here next week. Plus, the federal government says DACA recipients cannot get a portion of relief money. We'll talk to one about it. That and more on The Show.
Gov. Ducey has extended the stay-at-home order for Arizona. We'll hear reactions to his announced next steps for the state. Plus, a federal judge has sided with the Navajo Nation and other tribes in a lawsuit over coronavirus-related funding. That and more on The Show.
More of us are staying home and out of our cars during the coronavirus pandemic. That's helping scientists learn more about what causes polluted air. Plus, how the financial fallout could affect cities and states across the country. That and more on The Show.
The ongoing coronavirus pandemic is affecting all kinds of businesses. We'll look at gow those companies are talking about that in their advertising. Plus, how the pandemic could impact efforts to get younger people interested in public service. That and more on The Show.
The coronavirus pandemic has affected Arizonans in all walks of life. We'll talk to ER doctor who’s living apart from her kids during the pandemic. Plus, the effort to get healthy food to students and their families when they’re away from school. That and more on The Show.
Gov. Ducey is permitting elective surgeries again in Arizona beginning on May. Our Friday NewsCap analyzes the latest COVID-19 developments — including why the state legislature may not adjourn next week. Plus, the challenges some Arizona distilleries are facing as they look to start making hand sanitizer. That and more on The Show.
Political candidates are continuing to try to win votes amidst the ongoing pandemic. We'll hear how they’re having to change their approach this election season. Plus, ASU is leading an international effort to document the pandemic for future generations — in real time. That and more on The Show.
Arizona’s biosciences industry was launched two decades ago to great fanfare. We'll hear how the pandemic may affect the sector’s significance going forward. Plus, tracking the spread of the coronavirus through wastewater. That and more on The Show.
COVID-19 has many millions of us working from home. We'll look at how that has improved the air we breathe. Plus, how the pandemic is making existing problems with the U.S. Postal Service even worse. That and more on The Show.
Longstanding inequalities in access to healthcare are proving more relevant than ever during the coronavirus pandemic. We'll hear how those disparities are shaping who’s most affected. Plus, an update on how COVID-19 is affecting countries across the globe. That and more on The Show.
Gov. Ducey says he has the authority to decide when Arizona reopens for business following coronavirus-related closures. We'll hear the latest on COVID-19 as well as presidential and senate polls on our Friday NewsCap. Plus, how new antibody tests coming from UA could add to the conversation about how and when to reopen Arizona's economy. That and more on The Show.
The coronavirus pandemic hasn’t affected kids as much as adults, in terms of health. We’ll look at how it has affected them in other, important ways. Plus, how support groups like AA are dealing with meeting online rather than in person. That and more on The Show.
Arizona students will be doing remote learning for the rest of this school year. We'll hear the debate over whether that work should be graded or not. Plus, the Phoenix Art Museum finds its new director in the midst of the pandemic. That and more on The Show.
The Navajo Nation has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, forcing leaders to implement a 57-hour curfew over the weekend. We'll hear from the Nation’s health director on how well that worked. Plus, how creating new words helps us better understand changes in the world. That and more on The Show.
Some small businesses report having problems applying for federal aid as part of the coronavirus relief package. We’ll get a sense of the situation here in Arizona. Plus, could forced social isolation lead to an increase in suicides? That and more on The Show.
The Coronavirus pandemic has led to more executive orders by Gov. Ducey, and it’s going to leave a big hole in state finances. Our Friday NewsCap analyzes these and the week’s other top stories. Plus, a look at the unique background of Grand Canyon National Park’s new superintendent. That and more on The Show.
A few weeks ago, grocery store shelves were emptier than many shoppers had ever seen, but that’s since changed. We'll hear how the country’s supply chains are holding up during the pandemic. Plus, the Pac-12 is thinking about dipping into its reserves to make up for lost revenue from the cancellation of spring sports and March Madness. That and more on The Show.
Coronavirus has pushed more of us to work from home, and that has dramatically cut the number of public transit riders. We'll hear what Valley Metro is doing to practice social distancing and keep buses clean. Plus, how the pandemic is changing medical education, maybe permanently. That and more on The Show.
Elected and health officials have been working to coordinate their messages about responses to the coronavirus. We'll hear how some governments have turned to fictional characters to aid in public messaging. Plus, why it's harder for some restaurants and bars to make the switch to takeout than others. That and more on The Show.