We consider the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.
The proposed renovation of the Phoenix Suns’ home arena in downtown Phoenix has run into cost-related obstacles. Will the team and the City Council find common ground? Plus, new information on a legendary Arizona unsolved mystery ... and the Friday NewsCap. That and more on The Show.
Newly appointed U.S. Sen. Martha McSally will face a special election in two years. We have a conversation with one of her potential challengers, Grant Woods. Plus, while Democrats and Republicans seem to broadly agree on the need for infrastructure improvements, they disagree on how to pay for it. That and more on The Show.
The Save Our Schools effort had a huge impact on public policy this year. What are its leaders planning for 2019? Plus, how important is it to put fiction in the context of when it was created? That and more on The Show.
Can we go back to disagreeing without being disagreeable? Are we less inclined now to look for civil discourse? Plus, what’s led to the rise of charter schools in Arizona? That and more on The Show.
With Democrats taking control of the US House, the Affordable Care Act looks safe from repeal. We hear what Democrats and Republicans are prioritizing in health care in the new Congress. And, using science to increase our gratitude. That and more on The Show.
Water is in short supply and drought is making Arizona intensify its search for solutions. We hear how technology and international idea sharing is playing into that effort. Plus, we analyze the week’s top stories on the Friday NewsCap. That and more on The Show.
Cyber-security is an important part of business, education and lots of other areas. We hear how some in the medical field are trying to raise awareness of the dangers of hacking medical devices. Plus, updates on the Phoenix City Council action on the Suns’ arena deal, and increases to water rates. That and more on The Show.
Health care became a major issue in a number of midterm campaigns, including Arizona's U.S. Senate race. We take a look at how the ACA is working in Arizona. Plus, a look at how the U.S. compares to the rest of the world when it comes to food sustainability. That and more on The Show.
What can a type of cactus tell us about cancer and ways to treat the disease? We talk to the ASU researchers looking to the plant as inspiration for an emerging therapy. Plus, Congressman Tom O’Halleran on the future direction of the Democratic party, as it gets set to take control of the U.S. House. That and more on The Show.
Health care was a major issue during this year’s midterms, and the open enrollment period for the ACA ends on Friday. We start a series of conversations about health care, with a look at the state of Arizona’s Medicaid program. Plus, why home flippers seem to have a fondness for Phoenix. That and more on The Show.
A music chat with Canadian Aboriginal musician Beatrice Deer. And a look at what's happening with Arizona Rep. David Stringer, as calls for his resignation continue. Plus, looking back at a week of news with the Friday NewsCap. That and more on The Show.
A Maricopa County Superior Court judge ruled a 2017 state law on campaign finance is unconstitutional. We hear what that means for future elections. Plus, we're one step closer to being able to hail a self-driving car in the Phoenix area. That and more on The Show.
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich won re-election last month after a bitter campaign. We have a conversation with the AG about his priorities for his second term and his reaction to Tom Steyer going after him. Plus, how vulnerable to hacking are our smart TV’s, thermostats and homes? That and more on The Show.
Mexico has a new president after this weekend’s inauguration. We hear what the new administration means for both sides of the border. Plus, the rules for making walkable cities, and whether Valley cities are following them. That and more on The Show.
Port-mortems on Election Day are continuing — and losing Senate candidate Martha McSally just issued her own. We also hear about Kelli Ward's bid to run Arizona's GOP on our Friday Newscap. Plus, Governor Ducey heads south of the border to talk trade with Mexico. That and more on The Show.
Since the FDA decided it wanted to be "first in the world" in approving medical devices, more of them than ever have been approved. But we'll hear about tens of thousands of injury and death reports filed in connection to those devices. Plus, how science fiction addresses some of our moral questions about the future. That and more on The Show.
The U.S. economy continues to be a highlight for many Americans, but how close is the next recession? We look ahead to the promises and possible pitfalls in 2019. Plus, how a generational struggle is affecting the country’s housing market. That and more on The Show.
The next Congress sworn in this upcoming January will look a lot different than the current one. We look at political agendas in the House. Plus, a new effort to sniff out “iffy” news versus biased stories. That and more on The Show.
Arizona's Supreme Court ruled that anyone collecting signatures for initiatives must appear before the court when they are subpoenaed. We'll hear why that matters as we look ahead to the 2020 elections. Plus, Grand Canyon hikers have stumbled on what paleontologists call a game-changer. That and more on The Show.
More Americans are living longer and there’s a growing number suffering from dementia. Memory towns are popping up to meet that demand, hoping nostalgia can help ease the pain. Plus, how activists turned one Phoenix neighborhood around. That and more on The Show.