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Tempe Mayor Orders Closure Of Bars, In-Restaurant Dining Over Coronavirus Concerns
Tempe has joined a growing number of cities that are closing their bars and in-restaurant dining, due to concerns about the coronavirus.
March 19, 2020
How Are Older Adults Coping With Isolation?
For a lot of older adults, isolation was a concern long before the spread of COVID-19. So how are they coping now? For more on that, The Show got a hold of Mary Lynn Kasunic with the Area Agency on Aging.
March 19, 2020
Chef Danielle Leoni: We Already Struggle ... Were Beyond This Point Of Hope.
To hear more about the impact restaurant closure decisions have on the people who are directly affected by them, The Show turned to chef Danielle Leoni. She owns the Breadfruit and Rum Bar with her husband, Dwayne Allen, in downtown Phoenix.
March 19, 2020
How Do We Weigh Medical Privacy Vs. Public Safety?
As the coronavirus continues to spread, questions about privacy and ethics arise. But where does someone’s medical privacy come into play here? For more on that, The Show got a hold of Dr. Arthur Caplan, director of the Division of Medical Ethics at the NYU School of Medicine.
March 19, 2020
The Takeaway: COVID-19: A Look at Cross Species Transmission
According to experts the coronavirus may have originated with a bat, and was somehow passed on to humans. It seems this is how many epidemics and pandemics start by jumping from an animal host to a human.
March 19, 2020
Mesa Mayor Encouraging Local Businesses To Abide By Federal Recommendations
Mayors around the Valley and state are taking similar measures close bars and stop dine-in service at restaurants, though Gov. Ducey said he was not enacting the same restrictions statewide. The Show turns to Mesa Mayor John Giles.
March 19, 2020
Arizona Legislature Rushing Help For Schools, Workers
The Arizona Legislature rushed Wednesday to enact a basic state budget along with bills giving flexibility to closed schools and help for workers who lose their jobs as they try to address the impact of the coronavirus before adjourning until the health crisis ebbs.
March 19, 2020
Ducey Defends Keeping Bars, Restaurants Open Statewide
As Arizona’s three major cities closed in-dining restaurants and bars on Tuesday in an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19, a letter went out to healthcare providers from the Maricopa County Department of Public Health.
March 19, 2020
Sonora Takes Hard COVID-19 Line, But Uncertainty Remains
After confirming the first case of COVID-19 in Sonora, officials announced aggressive measures to counter the spread of the coronavirus. That includes closing bars, casinos and other non-essential businesses — as well as the state’s famous beaches. Some uncertainty surrounds those measures, but they’re already having an impact, including on Sonora’s sizable expatriate community.
March 19, 2020
Cities Raise Questions, Grant Power Over Coronavirus
After a 3.5-hour meeting behind closed doors Wednesday night, the Phoenix City Council put off voting on the mayor’s emergency declaration in response to the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. Some council members had questions about what kind of enforcement action should be taken against businesses that do not follow Mayor Kate Gallego’s declaration.
Phoenix, Tucson Mayors Declare State Of Emergency
March 18, 2020
County Attorney Changes Charging Policies To Fight Virus
The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office says it will change it’s charging decisions to address the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus. The County Attorney’s Office says it is trying to walk the line between stopping the spread of the Coronavirus while ensuring the security of the community.
March 18, 2020
Bashas Opens Early So Arizona Seniors Can Shop
As many Arizonans prepare to hunker down amid the coronavirus pandemic, they’re hitting grocery stores and clearing out inventory. But one grocery store is trying to help senior citizens get what they need during this time.
March 18, 2020
Coronavirus Forces ICE To Shift How It Does Enforcement
The coronavirus pandemic has forced Immigration and Customs Enforcement to change who it targets for arrest, according to a prepared statement released by the agency.
March 18, 2020
Grand Canyon Changing Operations Amid Coronavirus
Grand Canyon National Park is closing restaurants starting Thursday. The park says it wants to follow federal guidance and encourage social distancing to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Some dining locations still may serve takeout, however.
March 18, 2020
Arizonans 500 Miles Away Report Feeling Salt Lake Quake
Several Arizonans on Wednesday reported feeling a magnitude 5.7 earthquake that struck Salt Lake City at 6:09 a.m. Arizona time.
March 18, 2020
Mexico City Prepares For Quarantine Despite Mayors Instructions
Mexico City has about 9 million inhabitants and, so far, only 21 registered cases of people with COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus. The mayor says it’s still time to stay calm, but many are already preparing to deal with the pandemic’s outbreak.
March 18, 2020
Democratic Leaders React To Bidens AZ Primary Win
Arizona went forward with its Presidential Preference Election on Tuesday. Former Vice President Joe Biden won by double digits despite strong support among Latinos for his opponent, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders.
March 18, 2020
A Guide To Visitor Restrictions At Phoenix-Area Hospitals
Several Phoenix-area hospital systems are restricting the number of visitors a patient can see to limit the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus. Many hospitals are making visitors pass through temperature screenings.
March 18, 2020
CASS Seeks Alternate Shelter Solution For Homeless Seniors
Across the country and Arizona, more and more seniors are experiencing homelessness for the first time. But what happens if this especially vulnerable population contracts the coronavirus?
March 18, 2020
Arizonas Democratic Primary By The Numbers
In 2020, more Arizona Democrats voted by mail-in ballot than in the entire 2016 election. ABC 15 analyst Garrett Archer joins The Show to break down this and other key figures.
March 18, 2020

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