Support is growing for paying teachers more and providing better environments for instruction. But a new survey indicates that while parents appreciate teachers, they don’t want their kids going into the profession. Plus, getting more specific data on the urban heat island. That and more on The Show.
Some tech giants are looking to use more renewable energy. How could that affect consumers and utilities? Plus, trying to change the culture at Grand Canyon National Park. That and more on The Show.
Arizona Sen. John McCain was remembered Thursday in Phoenix. We look back at his legacy in Arizona and beyond. And, we’ll analyze the rest of the week’s top stories, including primary election results, on the Friday NewsCap. That and more on The Show.
Arizona pays its final respects to Senator John McCain. We'll have live coverage from North Phoenix Baptist Church of a memorial service celebrating the senator’s life. Plus, a longtime reporter talks about her new gig as a columnist. That and more on The Show.
Arizona’s primary election results could lead to some significant surprises on the road to November. Hear analysis on the outcomes—including whether all the incumbents were able to survive challenges. Plus, our monsoon series continues with the science behind the storms. That and more on The Show.
Arizona and the country continue to remember Senator John McCain after his death on Saturday. We have the latest remembrances of the late senator. Plus, what the country’s new trade deal with Mexico could mean for Arizona. That and more on The Show.
Shade is a prized commodity around the Phoenix area, especially in the summer. How much could shade structures help turn down the heat? Plus, how opinions about cyber bullies change when they become the target. That and more on The Show.
Arizona’s primary is just a few days away and early voting has already been underway for weeks. On the Friday NewsCap — a final analysis about key primary races and which ballot measures voters may see in November. Plus, an intelligence veteran weighs in on the controversy over pulling security clearances. That and more on The Show.
There are efforts, both here in Arizona and elsewhere, to make college more accessible. What are the challenges of doing that? Plus, we’ll meet the new managing director of the Phoenix jazz club The Nash. That and more on The Show.
It’s tough to turn on your TV, or even web browser, right now without seeing a campaign ad, but do these ads still work, given the low number of undecided voters out there? Plus, a Maricopa County supervisor on government’s role in helping lower the temperature. That and more on The Show.
The federal government is still working to reunite all the families it separated at the border, we'll hear how social workers are trying to help the kids deal with their trauma. Plus, uh, well, we’ll consider why we use so many, like, crutch words. That and more on The Show.
School districts across the country are struggling to recruit and retain teachers. We'll learn how one western district is taking a page from med schools. Plus, what to do about protecting some of Arizona’s formerly hidden gems. That and more on The Show.
Arizona’s primary election day is now less than two weeks away. We have an update of some key races, and the rest of the week’s top stories on the Friday NewsCap. Plus, a listener brings us his slam poetry about his love of the monsoon. That and more on The Show.
Phoenix voters are deciding this month whether to change the dates of future city elections. What are the pros and cons? Plus, we’ll go behind the scenes at the Arizona Opera’s costume shop. That and more on The Show.
Arizona’s K-12 system needs a lot more money, and Invest in Ed could be one way to fund it. Will disagreement over increasing income taxes actually lead to another solution for schools? Plus an investigation finds Google knows where you are, even when you've asked it to leave you alone. That and more on The Show.
Cities across the Valley are trying to make themselves more user-friendly, we'll see how that effort in one city involves Alexa. Plus, we’ll meet the newest member of the Phoenix City Council. That and more on The Show.
Wildfires continue to burn in California and elsewhere. We'll hear why one fire expert is calling for a new, worldwide fire database. Plus, has the WNBA become the most politically-active sports league? That and more on The Show.
The worst wildfire in California history continues to burn. Would more money for fire prevention and less for fire suppression have limited the damage? Plus, the week’s top stories on the Friday NewsCap. That and more on The Show.
Storms during the monsoon season bring lightning, gusty winds and rain. We visit the Phoenix Zoo to learn about how they also spark feelings in animals. Plus, how one woman’s cancer spurred her advocacy. That and more on The Show.