Stories tagged: "pandemic response"


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‘Add to Your World’: ASU Student Starts Initiative to Help People Without Homes

Tierra Hopkins started leading workout sessions at area parks for free, with one ask of her participants—bring an item to donate to those without homes.

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Arizona Bowl Organizers Look to Bounce Back From 2020’s Fanless Games

With COVID-19 protocols in 2020 prohibiting fans at the Fiesta and Arizona bowls, organizers are eager to welcome fans and teams this year.

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Concert, Theater Owners Call Pandemic Relief Fund Efforts a ‘Disaster’

Only one Arizona business—and 90 venues nationwide—has received a grant so far from the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant.

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Independent Music Venues Struggle to Stay Afloat During Pandemic

Ninety percent of independent venues report they will close permanently in a few months without federal relief, according to a survey of NIVA members. Like music venues around the world, the Paramount ballroom has been forced to endure months of limited work, reduced revenue, and a forced transition to the digital world – no easy...

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Meet Joe Biden’s Healthcare Team Who Will Be Charged With Ending the Pandemic

Biden nominated Xavier Becerra and several other officials to a healthcare team tasked with overseeing the nation’s pandemic response.