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.
The number of Arizonans with COVID-19 continues to rise. We''ll hear the latest on the pandemic’s impact in Arizona and beyond. Plus, what are we missing out on by not having sports to turn to right now? That and more on The Show.
Gov. Ducey issued a stay at home order for Arizona this week, although there is still some confusion about that. We'll hear that and the rest of the week’s top stories on the Friday NewsCap. Plus, ASU President Michael Crow on cancelling in-person graduation this spring. That and more on The Show.
There are still fears of the health care system being overwhelmed by cases of COVID-19. The state is encouraging some recently retired nurses to come back to help deal with the pandemic. Plus, how the virus may lead us to all mail-in balloting for November’s election. That and more on The Show.
State officials announced this week schools in Arizona will be closed for the rest of the year. We'll hear what that could mean for students, and next school year. Plus, are we getting mixed messages about spending time in the great outdoors during the pandemic? That and more on The Show.
Gov. Doug Ducey has issued a stay at home order for Arizona, starting at 5 p.m. Tuesday. We'll hear what that means and reaction to the decision. Plus, the Arizona Republic’s parent company announces furloughs and potential layoffs because of lost revenue due to the coronavirus pandemic. That and more on The Show.
Elections around the country are already being affected by the coronavirus pandemic. We'll hear why advocates are pushing for extra funding for this fall's contests. Plus, how are unions in Mexico responding to the emergency declaration and mandated closures in Sonora? That and more on The Show.
Coronavirus cases in Arizona continue to rise, Governor Ducey imposes some restrictions, and the Legislature adjourns for now. We'll hear our Friday NewsCap panelists analyze those stories. Plus, how tribal communities are dealing with the pandemic. That and more on The Show.
The extended reach of coronavirus continues to affect a wide variety of people and businesses. How the pandemic is hitting farmers and agriculture. Plus, why does the Tempe Police Department blur its body camera footage? That and more on The Show.
Most states — including Arizona — have moved to close schools and many businesses in trying to flatten the coronavirus curve. We'll hear why some medical experts are questioning that decision. And as performances have been canceled, how can arts organizations make sure their show will still go on — sometime in the future? That and more on The Show.
The coronavirus pandemic continues to impact Arizona and Arizonans. We'll talk with experts about the mental health implications of the virus’ spread and the social distancing we're all practicing now. Plus, how the pandemic is changing the way Arizona courts are doing business. That and more on The Show.
The economic impact of coronavirus-related cutbacks and closures is widely expected to send the U.S. into a recession. We'll hear how small businesses in Arizona will cope. Plus, state lawmakers adjourned last week without passing a budget. What will force that to change? That and more on The Show.
Several Arizona cities are closing restaurants and bars in the effort to practice social distancing. Our Friday NewsCap analyzes this and more of the week’s top stories. Plus, ASU President Michael Crown on how the university is adapting to an online-only semester. That and more on The Show.
Arizona’s Presidential Preference Election had a smaller turnout than expected because of the coronavirus. That’s led to Secretary of State Katie Hobbs calling for all mail-in ballots for August and November. Plus, how social isolation could be taking a toll on seniors. That and more on The Show.
Local governments are closing bars and restaurants to help mitigate the effects of the coronavirus outbreak in Arizona. We'll hear how the business community is reacting. Plus, a look at the numbers from Arizona’s Democratic Presidential Preference Election. That and more on The Show.
Arizona — along with the rest of the country and world — continues to try to contain the spread of the coronavirus. We’ll have the latest from the state and nation. Plus, an Instagram-friendly flower that's really a dangerous invasive species of weed. That and more on The Show.
Latino voters are expected to play a big role in Arizona’s presidential preference election and November’s general election. How some of those voters look at the current candidates. Plus, how a lack of broadband could affect schools' efforts to shift to remote learning during the coronavirus pandemic. That and more on The Show.