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More than 3 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Arizona, and anyone older than 16 can now get their shots. We'll hear how efficient states have been in vaccinating their residents as eligibility expands. Plus, should we be prepared to recreate life on the moon, in case of serious problems here on earth? That and more on The Show. 

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Arizona Senate Republicans on Monday suspended a rule requiring masks be worn in the chamber over the pleas of their Democratic colleagues, who warned it was too soon to let up on a simple measure that helps stop the spread of the deadly coronavirus.
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Arizona lawmakers are again looking to change the state’s citizen’s initiative process. A supporter and critic offer their perspectives on the proposals. Plus, Arizona’s English Language Learning laws could be changing. That and more on The Show.

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Matthew O’Brien runs the Sagebrush AZ, an exotic boutique plant shop in downtown Mesa. His store will continue to require masks, and he says he expects "a level of compassion" from customers.
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Gov. Ducey has turned some COVID-19 mitigation requirements into recommendations, including ending local mask mandates. Our Friday NewsCap analyzes the week’s top stories. Plus, a Valley graphic designer sees her designs go viral. That and more on The Show.

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If you shop at Forever 21, you may well see clothes designed by Stormy Nesbit. A Phoenix-based graphic designer and illustrator, Nesbit has a collection for sale there. She also creates prints and other artworks.
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The filibuster has come under the spotlight, as critics urge senators to change or get rid of it altogether. We'll look at whether that might happen. Plus, how the pandemic has affected the Valley’s dining scene. That and more on The Show.

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Pima County officials are pushing back after Gov. Ducey denied an offer from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to set up a new vaccination site in southern Arizona. To explain this battle for vaccines, The Show spoke with Matt Heinz, a Democrat on the Pima County Board of Supervisors and an ER doctor.
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The pandemic has generated worries about a lost year — or more — of learning for students. We'll hear how a federal commitment to tutoring could help fix that. Plus, how well-positioned is Arizona to tap into the commercial drone delivery market? That and more on The Show.

The home delivery market in the U.S. is estimated to be in the neighborhood of $30 billion, and drones have started to be a component of that. But according to new research, they’re being held back, in part, because of a lack of clarity over state and federal roles over drones and the management of airspace.