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Scottsdale Doctor Advises Against Attending Rallies
While President Trump is paying visits to several places in Arizona ahead of November’s election, Scottsdale doctor Susan Hughes believes the people attending the rallies should quarantine following their potential exposure to COVID-19.
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Peoria Mayor Takes Over League Of Arizona Cities And Towns
The League of Arizona Cities and Towns has a new president: Peoria Mayor Cathy Carlat was recently unanimously voted into the position for a two-year term, after serving as the group’s vice president. The Show spoke with Mayor Carlat about her new role and more.
Oct. 5, 2020
Boas: Why AZ Republic Editorial Board Supports Proposition 207
One ballot measure Arizona voters are deciding on in November is Proposition 207, which would legalize recreational marijuana use in the state. The Republic’s Editorial Board revealed its support for the proposition Oct. 4, and The Show spoke with Phil Boas about why the paper made that decision.
Oct. 5, 2020
AZ Lawmaker Hospitalized For COVID-19 Complications
State Representative Lorenzo Sierra was admitted to a Washing DC hospital Sunday night with complications related to COVID-19.
Oct. 5, 2020
Trump Campaign: Pence To Host Arizona Event On Thursday
Vice President Mike Pence will be in Arizona on Thursday to host a campaign stop in Peoria. President Donald Trump had canceled going to this event as well as a couple others, including stops in Flagstaff and Tucson, after testing positive for coronavirus last week.
Oct. 5, 2020
Arizonas Voter Registration Deadline Is Monday, Oct. 5
Monday, Oct. 5 is the last day to register to vote in the general election. State law requires voters must be registered 29 days prior to an election. Voters must be a citizen of the United States who will be 18 years old or more by the general election on Nov. 3.
Oct. 4, 2020
What Happens If The President Is Incapacitated? ASU History Professor Explains
President Donald Trump’s hospitalization with COVID-19 has raised questions about what happens when a sitting president becomes incapacitated. An ASU historian explains how the 25th Amendment works.
Oct. 4, 2020
Hopi Leader: Congress Must Act To Save
Hopi Chairman Timothy Nuvangyaoma said it is “critical” that lawmakers reauthorize the Special Diabetes Program for Indians, which serves tribes across Arizona and the nation.
Oct. 3, 2020
Q&AZ: Where To Drop Off Early Ballots, Vote In Maricopa County
A listener asked through KJZZ's Q&AZ project where she could drop off her early ballot to ensure it arrives on time. Oct. 15 was the deadline to register to vote in November's election. Election officials across Arizona sent out the first wave of early ballots on Oct. 7.
Oct. 5, 2020
UA Medical School Professor: Trumps Age, Weight Concerning For COVID-19 Infection
President Trump has been hospitalized since Friday after testing positive for COVID-19 and showing symptoms including a fever, fatigue and a cough. A local COVID-19 expert says the fact that the president has been hospitalized shows how serious this infection can be.
Oct. 3, 2020
Mexico Tightens Migration Rules As Caravan Departs From Honduras
A new migrant caravan from Central America is on its way to the U.S. — the first one since the pandemic. And as the COVID-19 cases are still rising, Mexico is adding new rules to stop the virus and people from the caravan.
Oct. 5, 2020
U.S. Supreme Court To Review AZ Ballot Harvesting Law
The U.S. Supreme Court is set to review a 2016 Arizona law that bars anyone but a family member or caregiver from returning someone else’s early ballot.
Oct. 2, 2020
AZ Census Response Rate Still Below National Average
The U.S. Census Bureau says this year’s count will end on Oct. 5, despite a federal court ruling saying it should continue through the end of the month. Meanwhile, Arizona’s response rate continues to lag behind the national average.
Oct. 2, 2020
How A Nationalist Group In AZ Has Influenced Republicans
Late spring into earlier summer, protests mounted online and at the Capitol to reopen Arizona. Many of the protesters were more than just loosely connected citizens — they were a part of a group called the Patriot Movement AZ.
Oct. 2, 2020
#AZNumbers: Oct. 2, 2020
#AZNumbers is a weekly segment featuring thoughts and insight into Arizona's economic news. This week's number: 18-24-year-olds.
Oct. 2, 2020
Older Adults More Apt To Share Misinformation
During the 2016 presidential campaign, people 65 and older were more likely to share unverified or fake news stories on Facebook. And we know, even now, fake news stories and memes remain a serious, even dangerous problem. So, how do you know what’s real anymore? Well, there's a class for that.
Oct. 5, 2020
Can People Diagnosed With Dementia Vote?
People with dementia have the right to vote. But sometimes, this population needs extra support to cast their ballot. There’s a new guide out to help voters who have certain cognitive impairments.
Voting With Disabilities: Accessing Assistance | Barriers In Place
Oct. 2, 2020
President Trump And First Lady Test Positive For COVID-19
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump have tested positive for the coronavirus, he said Friday. The positive test comes a month until the election and after the president has spent the year largely downplaying the threat of the virus.
Oct. 1, 2020
Feminists Accused Of Violence And Sedition After Being Gassed
While the Black Lives Matter social movement has gained controversial notoriety this year in the U.S., a similar situation has happened with the feminist protests in Mexico. And the government from that country and its capital city are now accusing the protesters of violence and sedition.
Oct. 1, 2020
NPS Blocks Border Wall Protesters From Sacred Spring
Indigenous protesters continue to clash with federal authorities as construction of the Trump administration’s border wall carries on. This week, the National Parks Service announced a road closure at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument that would cut off access to a rare spring that’s sacred to many tribes. And the move is prompting Indigenous organizers to return to the construction line in defiance of the closure.
Oct. 1, 2020
Voting With Disabilities: Accessing The Assistance Thats In Place
Teresa Moore is the GoVoter director in Arizona for the national group Self Advocates Becoming Empowered Voter Project. The Show spoke with her more about her own experiences at the polls and about what mechanisms are already in place to help people with disabilities vote.
Oct. 1, 2020