January 2022

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Diane Drazinsk and Alvine Sundin
On Jan. 21, 2020, the CDC confirmed the first case of COVID-19 in the U.S. We all know what happened next: our lives radically changed. For residents and staff in long-term care, they endured shutdowns, COVID-19 outbreaks, staffing shortages and loss of life. So what’s life like now for those living and working in nursing homes? We take a look.
Feb. 2, 2022
Arizona Capitol building
State lawmakers will once again be taking up proposed changes to election law this week. To learn about some of what to expect this week, The Show spoke with Howard Fischer of Capitol Media Services.
Jan. 31, 2022
sara wellensiek
Like a lot of parents these days, Sara Wellensiek sends her kids to school with no small amount of trepidation. She has kids at both a charter and a district school in the Valley, and says both schools have lost her trust when it comes to ensuring COVID-19 safety.
Jan. 31, 2022
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February is National Haiku Writing Month — and KJZZ wants to read your original haiku! This year's theme: What brings you hope or joy?
Feb. 1, 2022
Phil Boas
Parental involvement in schools and how their children are taught has been increasingly highlighted during the pandemic, as many students were learning from home or via a hybrid model. Another development that has surfaced over that same period of time is the teaching of so-called critical race theory.
Jan. 31, 2022
Border wall water bottle
Migrants face dangerous conditions when they attempt to cross the mountainous desert terrain of southern Arizona, and new research shows those conditions are likely to only get worse because of climate change.
Jan. 31, 2022
bbc lookahead grapihc
The U.S. and the West continue to watch the situation along Russia’s border with Ukraine; some analysts say Russia is willing to go to war with its neighbor, regardless of potential sanctions from the U.S. and other countries.
Jan. 31, 2022
Daniele Genadry
Daniele Genadry is a painter and visual artist, and often works with movement, light and distance. As part of the Grand Canyon Conservancy’s residency program, she’ll live and work at the park through the beginning of April.
Jan. 31, 2022
kachina coyote
The Arizona Coyotes are still on the prowl for a place to play next season after the city of Glendale ended the lease agreement for the team’s longtime home, Gila River Arena. Now, the Coyotes are in talks to move to Tempe and play on Arizona State University’s campus.
Jan. 28, 2022
Julie Erfle and Paul Bentz
The Arizona Legislature is debating major changes to the state's election laws. And in Washington, longtime liberal Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer announced his retirement.
Jan. 28, 2022

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