March 2021

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People hold up a sign that reads Red for Ed
Arizona teachers and parents took to the streets on Wednesday in a socially distanced motor march around the Capitol to voice their concerns on efforts they say threaten education funding.<br><small><b>&#8594; <a href="" target="_blank">School Voucher Bill Passes House Ways And Means Committee</a></small></b>
March 17, 2021
ayra hackett
This year for Women's History Month, The Show is introducing you to five more Women of the West — Arizona women who helped shape their communities and the state's history. In 1929, Ayra Hackett founded the Arizona Gleam, a newspaper primarily serving Phoenix's Black population. She was the only Black newspaper owner in the state at the time.
March 17, 2021
Arizona Capitol building
A state House committee is scheduled to debate a bill March 17 that would shield many Arizona businesses from COVID-related lawsuits. Among other provisions, the bill raises the standard for suing, and would require someone filing suit to prove by clear and convincing evidence that a business acted with willful misconduct or gross negligence.
March 17, 2021
desks in a classroom
For the schools that did open their classrooms to students even as COVID-19 cases were expanding, there had to be ways to properly and safely conduct onsite testing. The RAND Corporation has released a report on what those districts learned and what schools that are opening now could take from those lessons.
March 17, 2021
Border wall
When he was just a candidate for the White House, Donald Trump talked about immigration, border security and, most enthusiastically, a wall to keep migrants from entering the U.S. Billions were spent, but many areas are still incomplete. That has left the Biden administration in a position to figure out what’s next.
March 17, 2021
allister adel
Allister Adel retained her role as Maricopa County attorney in November. But due to a fall that caused a brain injury, she wasn't able to celebrate or even know about her victory for a number of weeks. She’s still in recovery mode but is now back to leading her office on a regular basis.
March 17, 2021
man with hands in his lap
More than a third of all deaths from COVID-19 in the U.S. have been in nursing homes, and new research from Northern Arizona University shows nursing homes that serve higher proportions of racial and ethnic minority residents have been hit especially hard.
March 22, 2021
Homeland Security logo
Stealing important possessions from another nation and either putting them on display in museums has been a part of history for centuries. And partnerships between countries to retrieve those items has been a newer development, but one that can sometimes be fruitful.
March 16, 2021
Steven Spielberg
When you think of Steven Spielberg, Arizona might not be the first thing that comes to mind. But his newest yet-to-be-named movie will center on a young child and teen living in Phoenix during the late 1950s and early '60s.
March 16, 2021
A packed crowd at the first basketball game of the 2013-2014 season in Tucson.
Thanks to television contracts and passionate fans, March Madness can rake in billions of dollars. But the student-athletes, the players, don’t directly benefit financially from that. We’re beginning to see some changes, though, in compensating them.
March 16, 2021