January 2022

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Pregnant woman
Typically, when people are locked up in close quarters, you can expect a baby boom. That hasn’t happened during the pandemic. In fact, researchers are seeing lower birth weights and an increase in the number of stillbirths to women who have had COVID-19.
Jan. 13, 2022
gavel in a courtroom
An attorney for the now-defunct Cyber Ninjas is firing back at the judge in his case over not allowing him to drop his client for nonpayment.
Jan. 13, 2022
New border fence
More than 220 sets of remains were recovered in counties around the state last year, according to a count by the Arizona advocacy group Humane Borders.
Jan. 12, 2022
The "Van Gogh: The Emmersive Experience" in Scottsdale
"Immersive Van Gogh," a large-scale video display of the famous Dutch artist's work, is on display in cities across the U.S. It's been wildly successful, but is it art, and does that matter?
Jan. 12, 2022
empty classroom chairs
A new report from Education Forward Arizona and Center for the Future of Arizona shows some of the key metrics that have been affected. A new report from Education Forward Arizona and Center for the Future of Arizona shows some of the key metrics that have been affected.
Jan. 12, 2022
Classroom
The education spending cap deadline is approaching and lawmakers need to increase it soon or schools could be faced with closures with potential layoffs for teachers amid a shortage and retention crisis.
Jan. 12, 2022
Mesa Police Department headquarters.
Though many cities have announced efforts to step up training and focus on mental health issues, it can still be a challenge. To better understand what challenges departments are facing, The Show spoke with Amanda Stamps, a longtime Mesa police officer and program coordinator for the department’s Crisis Intervention Team.
Jan. 12, 2022
a hope outreach specialist talking with those experiencing homelessness
The HOPE team does daily outreach on the street to build a rapport with people experiencing homelessness. That includes offering services like getting IDs, food or a connection to a mental health provider or recovery center.
Jan. 12, 2022
A positive COVID-19 test
The omicron variant has been dominant in Arizona for a little while now, and while infections tend to lead to milder cases, it is proving to be more transmissible than previous mutations. But why is that, and what might it tell us about where this coronavirus is going?
Jan. 12, 2022
sign for the town of Queen Creek
The town of Queen Creek has launched its own police force after decades of using the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office.
Jan. 11, 2022

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