Kate Gallego was sworn in this week as the new mayor of Phoenix. The Show takes a look at the next steps for the city to be a regional leader — and the latest from the legislature — on the Friday NewsCap. Plus, the life of naturalist and Sierra Club founder John Muir — set to music. That and more on The Show.
Phoenix is getting a new mayor today. We’ll take you to the inauguration of Kate Gallego. Plus, working to close the gender gap in pro-cycling. That and more on The Show.
Councils in Phoenix and Scottsdale both have decisions to make on high-rise plans. We hear how cities balance the changing dynamic of a skyline with their residents’ needs. Plus, swimming with the sharks — and snapping their photos. That and more on The Show.
How healthy are Arizona counties? The results of a new county-by-county analysis of public health, and the relationship between health and housing. Plus, with the NCAA tournament about to tip off, a look at how empowered student athletes actually are. That and more on The Show.
When you buy something online, do you pay tax on that item? After a U.S. Supreme Court ruling, state lawmakers are debating how to handle online sales taxes. Plus, trying to reform the tech giants to help consumers. That and more on The Show.
Kate Gallego was the victor in this week’s Phoenix mayoral runoff election. Measuring what direction she will take the city and the latest legislative news on our Friday NewsCap. Plus, for women’s history month, we start a series on lesser-known but impactful Arizonans. That and more on The Show.
The FDA has approved a new nasal medication to treat depression. Could this medicine succeed where others sometimes haven’t? Plus, a young adult author is out with a new memoir detailing her own experience with sexual assault. That and more on The Show.
An interview with Kate Gallego, the next mayor of the fifth biggest city in the country. And, we’ll meet the man behind a project to restore violins played during the Holocaust. That and more on The Show.
Today is the last day to vote for a new Phoenix mayor. We check in with the city clerk to see how it's going. Plus, how are radioactive bodies handled after death? That and more on The Show.
Most Americans don't think colleges should consider race when determining applicants. We hear what that could mean for the future of affirmative action. Plus, a trio of bills in the Arizona legislature could, if passed, make it easier for residents to opt out of vaccinations for their kids. That and more on The Show.
A copper mine in Arizona may move forward after the EPA has stepped aside. Plus, the co-creator of a fictional podcast sensation reveals how it began. That and more on The Show.
Phoenix is breaking ground on a new building at the downtown biomedical campus. Supporters say it’ll add to a booming bioscience sector in the city. Plus, how leadership at the Phoenix Art Museum has shaken up some traditions, and stirred up some bad feelings. That and more on The Show.
When the legislative session started, a push for criminal justice reform was high on the list of priorities. We hear why those bills are stuck in neutral. Plus, could trying to prevent wars actually stop them, or simply speed up the inevitable? That and more on The Show.
The issue of citizenship permeates so many issues in this country — from immigration to public benefits. We hear from a writer that asks what citizenship actually means. Plus, how changing design tastes are impacting cactus theft in the southwest. That and more on The Show.
There’s been an ongoing dispute between President Donald Trump and the intelligence community. We hear from a former head of the CIA on how that affects world safety. Plus, new research finds young Americans are much more likely to be arrested now than they were in previous decades, and the biggest rise is among women. That and more on The Show.
President Trump’s former Attorney Michael Cohen faced members of the House this week. We hear about the impact of that hearing and why one Arizona congressman is drawing attention for his comments. Plus, the Phoenix arts scene is growing, but can we compete with more established cities? That and more on The Show.
Grand Canyon National Park celebrated its hundredth birthday this week. We hear why money for maintenance projects could be a good gift. Plus, minor leaguers try to make their marks during spring training. That and more on The Show.
It’s been 100 years since the Grand Canyon became a national park. A look at some of the threats to one of the seven natural wonders of the world. And, how the ethics of A.I. could affect U.S. relations with allies and adversaries alike. That and more on The Show.
Arizona has a goal to have 60 percent of its residents earn a college degree by 2030. We hear why an increase in financial aid could be a key to reaching that goal. Plus, jumping the canyon! We'll look at the history of stunts at the Grand Canyon. That and more on The Show.
Arizona’s House speaker nearly threw a wrench into the Drought Contingency Plan. We analyze that and other legislative news on the Friday NewsCap. Plus, remembering the influence of Hispanics in North America over five centuries. That and more on The Show.