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Some Arizona lawmakers have complained about Gov. Ducey not giving them a seat at the table, when it comes to managing the pandemic. We'll look at what the legislature is doing about COVID-19. Plus, Nevada looks to move to the top of the presidential primary calendar. That and more on The Show.

Woman embracing daughter
Over the course of the last year, worries have changed how many people approach their jobs. Mamta Popat is a photojournalist with the Arizona Daily Star in Tucson. Some of her assignments have been very different during the pandemic, and she’s also been less eager — in certain situations — to gather images the way she had before.
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Arizona’s COVID-19 numbers have been moving in the right direction, although health experts are warning about getting complacent.We'll hear the latest from the chief clinical officer at the state’s biggest health care system. And what to expect this week at the state Capitol. That and more on The Show.

Dr. Marjorie Bessel
One of the leading medical voices in Arizona during the pandemic has been recognized for her work. Dr. Marjorie Bessel, chief clinical officer for Banner Health has been named one of the country’s 25 Women Leaders for 2021 by the health care news publication Modern Healthcare. The Show spoke with her for more about the honor and the latest vaccine shipment delays.
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The Arizona Senate experienced quite a bit of drama this week, to the point where one senator compared it to high school. Our Friday NewsCap analyzes the week’s top stories. Plus, why Arizona has been welcoming more snowbirds — of the winged variety. That and more on The Show

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Birds that used to stop in Arizona on their way south for the winter are now staying here, and new birds are also finding their way to the state. It's a boon for birders but could cause problems for neighborhoods and ecosystems around the state.
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Grocery workers have been on the front lines helping people throughout the pandemic. Research shows many of those workers are struggling with their mental health. Plus, a new investigation raises worries that the Arizona Coyotes could once again be dealing with management and financial problems. That and more on The Show.

Sandy Mazzio
Dying in an age of COVID-19 has changed. Before, family and friends could gather around their loved one as they said their goodbyes. Now, it might be a stranger who sits at the bedside. Here's what it's like to hold the hand of someone in their final moments — and what we can hopefully learn.
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The ballot battle between GOP members of the State Senate and the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors continues. We'll hear how the new county recorder is wading through the controversy. Plus, a novel about the Cactus League gets us ready as pitchers and catchers report for spring training. That and more on The Show.

Sen. Paul Boyer
One day after all Republicans in the Arizona Senate voted to pass a controversial school voucher bill, a handful of those same Republicans voted to halt the bill in its tracks, a move on senator criticized as an exercise in political payback.

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