News roundup: UA scientists study volcanic activity on Mars, AZ reports nearly 500 more COVID cases

Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona, May 12.

Vetoed Arizona sex education bill coming back with changes

The revised bill strips out provisions that specifically targeted discussion of LGBTQ issues

More forests in Arizona impose fire, smoking restrictions

Increasingly dry conditions forcie more stringent measures

Scientists rethinking volcanic theories on Mars

They are investigating evidence that the Red Planet could still be geologically active.

Ducey signs bill to limit early voting

Infrequent voters can be dropped from mail-in voting after 2024

State infrastructure, migrants march, vaccine hesitancy

Plus, an update on major roadway projects in southern Arizona

Broadway expansion work expected to speed up

The city of Tucson wrapped up installing new drainage systems beneath the roadway

New ramp by Mariposa Port of Entry seen way to boost trade

It's expected to shave minutes off of travel time from the port to Interstate 19 for commercial trucks

How to effectively address COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy

An immunologist at the UA discusses the need for educating people about the scientific process
A Timeline Of NPR's First 50 Years
Monday, May 3, 2021, marks the 50th anniversary of NPR's first on-air original broadcast.
Watch Live: Biden And Harris Respond To Chauvin Verdict
President Biden remarks on the guilty verdict for former police officer Derek Chauvin for the death of George Floyd.
Some Generous Apes May Help Explain The Evolution Of Human Kindness
Researchers think bonobos may help explain how humans evolved the capacity to be nice.
Biden Holds 1st Press Conference As President
President Biden is holding his first news conference Thursday at 10am
Archaeologists Discover Additional Dead Sea Scroll Fragments In Desert Caves
The artifacts were found in an arid desert region where the Dead Sea Scrolls were first discovered in the 1940s and 50s.
Biden Marks 1 Year Of Pandemic
Thursday, March 11 at 6 p.m
A 'Lamborghini' Of Chariots Is Discovered At Pompeii. Archaeologists Are Wowed
The chariot survived the eruption and the intervening years because it was stored inside a portico.
Watch Live: Senate Holds Security Hearing On Capitol Riot
Watch the hearing live beginning at 8 a.m. on Wednesday.
Watch Live: Biden Remarks On COVID-19 Deaths
President Biden addresses the grim milestone of 500,000 COVID-19 deaths in the United States. Watch live at 4 p.m.

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