Mark Brnovich has become the first Attorney General to sue the Biden administration over its vaccine mandate. Our Friday NewsCap panelists weigh in on that and the state's other top stories. Plus, our monsoon series concludes with fresh verse from Arizona’s poet laureate. That and more on The Show.
Salt River Project has decided to move ahead with an energy plan that includes expanded use of natural gas. We'll hear why environmental groups are opposed. Plus, Arizona Theatre Company gets ready to raise the curtain on its new season. That and more on The Show.
The Phoenix area is still dealing with heat, and this summer has — again — been a deadly one. One Valley city is taking a new approach to cooling and trying to help residents find housing at the same time. Plus, an Arizona celebrity chef on his love of family recipes. That and more on The Show.
Phoenix is a desert city and takes pride in its ability to deal with environmental and climate challenges. We're looking back at the book that a decade ago called Phoenix the “least sustainable city.” Plus, could a California city provide a road map for compromise in the often contentious short-term rental market? That and more on The Show.
Water is becoming increasingly scarce in the west, and lots of people are looking for creative ways to save and conserve it. We'll hear about one idea that scientists say would also help generate clean energy. Plus, a new novel for young adults tells the story of the beauty — and potential danger — of being in nature. That and more on The Show.
Tucson has paused its vaccine requirement for city workers, after Arizona's attorney general said it was illegal. Our Friday NewsCap panelists analyze that and the rest of the week's top Plus, our monsoon series continues with a look at how the rains can be a double-edged sword for farmers. That and more on The Show.
June 2021 was the hottest June on record in Phoenix, but extreme heat is not unique to Arizona. We'll hear why one researcher says no place on the planet is safe from heat. Plus, with the current polarization in the country, do we need a new definition of patriotism? That and more on The Show.
The U.S. pulled out of Afghanistan only weeks before the 20tth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. We'll hear from Osama Bin Laden's biographer on what the terrorist leader would think of current events Plus, how our damp monsoon season has helped provide water for Arizona wildlife. That and more on The Show.
The LDS Church in Utah is pushing to get more people vaccinated. And Arizona groups are helping Afghan refugees get resettled here. That and more on The Show.
The Show is looking back at stories about all kinds of work. From why the pandemic has led to what some are calling the "Great Resignation” to why it might not be such a great idea to fake your feelings at the office to the work that goes in to creating emotional reactions from music. That and more on The Show.
Arizonans got a look at some documents related to the state Senate's so-called ballot audit this week, but the Senate is fighting the release of many others. Our Friday NewsCap panelists analyze that and the rest of the state's top stories. Plus, our monsoon series continues with a look at how the summer rains can help or hurt cities' ability to grow in the future. That and more on The Show.
Arizonans continue to get sick from COVID-19, and the state’s vaccination rate is lower than the national average. We'll hear how a new discovery from University of Arizona may offer hope for the sickest patients. Plus, how water has been a driving force in where and how we've lived, as well as who has power. That and more on The Show.
The continuing impact of the delta variant has led to a renewed effort to get more Arizonans vaccinated. Former Surgeon General Dr. Richard Carmona discusses improving the COVID-19 situation. Plus, an Arizona program is graduating more teachers, but will it be enough to quell the state's shortage? That and more on The Show.
The U.S. Supreme Court struck down the CDC’s eviction moratorium last week, and renters say they’re nervous about losing their homes. We'll hear how the moratorium has affected landlords, and what they see for the future. Plus, the Veterans Imagination Project tries something new to help returning soldiers readjust to civilian life.
The start of the school year has been challenging, as some districts have had to navigate controversy over masks and quarantining classes. We'll hear how another year of pandemic school is affecting students, teachers and parents. Plus, Valley Youth Theater looks back on a year without live performances and what’s next for its students. That and more on The Show.
The so-called ballot audit has taken another turn, as Attorney General Mark Brnovich says Maricopa County needs to provide more information. Our Friday NewsCap panelists weigh in on that and the state’s other top stories. Plus, how do monsoon rains affect wildlands and wildlife? That and more on The Show.
The latest Census numbers show more and more people continue to move to Arizona and the Valley. We'll hear why the state is becoming more popular with one particular population. Plus, what’s behind a growing effort to stop construction on a low-income housing project in one Phoenix neighborhood. That and more on The Show.
Like most of the country, Arizona continues to see a high number of reported COVID-19 cases. We'll hear one forecast on how the state may look in the coming weeks. Plus, how one Valley woman had her life upended by believing in the Stop the Steal movement. That and more on The Show.
A number of Arizona school districts have put mask mandates in place despite the controversy surrounding that move. The superintendent of the Scottsdale Unified School District talks about requiring masks and the reaction to that decision. Plus, the story of basketball on the Navajo Nation is coming to the small screen. That and more on The Show.
Arizona's economy has been rebounding, even as the number of COVID-19 infections here continues to rise. We'll get a measure of how consumers feel about the economy. Plus, a humanitarian group on why they're seeing more families massing at the southern border. That and more on The Show.