April 2021

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Arizona State Capitol building
A controversial abortion bill that passed out of the state Legislature on party lines last week is now in the hands of Gov. Doug Ducey, who has never vetoed an abortion measure.
April 27, 2021
Census online response
The 2020 census results were released, and Arizona is not getting a 10th congressional seat. It’s not hyperbolic to say that not one analyst or pundit in the state thought that was possible.
April 27, 2021
michael begay
Navajo composer Michael Begay is not afraid to break the rules when it comes to composing. His influences range from Native American flute to classical chamber music — and even metal is in there sometimes. He’s been composing since high school, and now finds himself on his way to Johns Hopkins University where he was accepted to the Peabody Institute.
April 26, 2021
kyrsten sinema and mark kelly
Gov. Doug Ducey has decided to send Arizona National Guard troops to the southern border to help deal with what he — and many other Republicans — are calling a crisis. And the state’s Democratic U.S. Senators Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Kelly announced support for the move.
April 26, 2021
person wearing a mask
Last week Mesa Public Schools announced that it will phase out mask wearing in its schools and on buses. The district said it will address the concerns of parents and staff in this process, and if it sees an increase in cases, take action. But this has some parents and teachers in the district concerned.
April 26, 2021
BBC look-ahead graphic
India has emerged as one of the global hotspots for COVID-19; the country says it’s recorded more than 17 million total infections, with nearly 353,000 in a 24-hour period. For a look at some of the key international stories in the coming days, The Show spoke with the BBC’s Rich Preston.
April 26, 2021
dave engelthaler
As more Arizonans get vaccinated and COVID-related restrictions are loosened around the state, many are asking when the pandemic may end, and when life may get back to some semblance of normal.
April 26, 2021
Doug Ducey
The fate of a bill that would remove some Arizona voters from the Permanent Early Voting List could rest with something happening about two miles away from the state Capitol. And Gov. Doug Ducey is set to act on a bill concerning abortion this week.
April 26, 2021
Ballot audit
Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Christopher Coury suddenly recused himself because of a conflict of interest with one of the attorneys representing the firm Cyber Ninjas, which is conducting the audit.
April 25, 2021
Marcus Dell’Artino and Kris Mayes
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discussed the week in news with former Corporation Commission Chair Kris Mayes and Marcus Dell’Artino of First Strategic.
April 23, 2021