This year’s monsoon season was wetter than in recent years. A look back at monsoon 2022. And restaurateur Sam Fox on what’s next. That and more on The Show.
The state has an affordable housing crisis. Why some experts think shopping centers could hold part of the solution. And a Tiny Desert Concert with Valley rapper Mega Ran. That and more on The Show.
The Valley is seeing a massive increase in people experiencing homelessness. We visit "the zone" in downtown Phoenix and learn why so many of them are seniors. And the plan to help revitalize a beloved Tempe landmark. That and more on The Show.
Races for U.S. Senate and governor have generated much of the attention leading up to November’s election. A look down the ballot at the handful of competitive races for state Legislature. And as summer hopefully comes to an end, rainy songs to get us in the mood for cooler temps.
Save Our Schools Arizona failed to garner enough signatures to bring the Empowerment Scholarship Account program back to the ballot. Our Friday NewsCap panelists analyze that and the rest of the week’s top stories. Plus, comedian Lewis Black brings his rants to Arizona. That and more on The Show.
It’s not hard to find hate on social media and elsewhere. A new effort aims to prevent kids from falling prey to hate groups online. Plus, an Arizona author on his traumatic journey through the U.S. borderlands as a child and how writing about it has helped him heal. That and more on The Show.
More pedestrians die in Phoenix every year than in most cities. Will the new Vision Zero program do enough to protect people on our streets? Plus, meet the University of Arizona student who is competing on this season of “LEGO Masters.” That and more on The Show.
A court ruling could soon mean the end of the DACA program. We’ll hear how undocumented students in Arizona are leaning on one another as the decision looms. Plus, how public opinion is shifting against abortion bans since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. That and more on The Show.
Candidates up and down the ballot are trying to appeal to as many voters as they can leading up to the election. We’ll hear why one demographic may be worth a little more of campaigns’ time. Plus, how bringing back accent marks in their names is helping some younger Latinos reclaim their heritage. That and more on The Show.
The candidates for Arizona secretary of state — the state’s top election officer — have met for a debate. Our Friday NewsCap panelists analyze that and the rest of the week’s top stories. Plus, former NBA star and current USA Basketball official Grant Hill talks about his career. That and more on The Show.
Unions representing rail workers will vote on a proposed deal to avoid a strike that would have a major impact on the U.S. economy. Why one union leader says workers are walking away from their jobs at record numbers. Plus, the University of Arizona professors who created AI technology to write people’s wills for them. That and more on The Show.
President Biden says the pandemic is over, although many public health officials disagree. Is it time to stop masking? Plus, take a tour of Agritopia on the cusp of change and more than 20 years into its neighborhood experiment. That and more on The Show.
The opioid epidemic has impacted all corners of Arizona. How one particularly hard-hit county is trying to help its residents. Plus, as the world mourns Queen Elizabeth II, why Americans are so obsessed with the royals. That and more on The Show.
The state will be using new maps for this year’s legislative and congressional elections, and some Indigenous voters are worried the new districts may dilute their voices. Plus, a speculative fiction writer on taking her words from the page to the screen. That and more on The Show.
For the first time in 20 years, Arizona’s general election gubernatorial battle will not feature a formal debate. Our Friday NewsCap panelists will discuss that and the state’s other top stories. Plus, remembering a local jazz legend. That and more on The Show.
Migrants continue to cross the southern border into the U.S., and advocates say Border Patrol is discarding their property — from religious items to government documents. Plus, how Arizonans lived in the desert before air conditioning. That and more on The Show.
Heat can be dangerous — both inside and outside. Why residents of manufactured homes may face more health dangers from the heat because of the cost of air conditioning. Plus, the founder of Nikola Motor goes on trial for fraud. That and more on The Show.
Too many people in Arizona and elsewhere die each year because of extreme heat. Would it help bring the numbers down if we named heat waves the way we name hurricanes and other significant weather events? Plus, how the Navajo Nation achieved high COVID-19 vaccination rates among kids. That and more on The Show.
Sedona is among a number of Valley cities dealing with a shortage of affordable housing and problems from short-term rentals. We’ll hear how it’s using incentives to try to address both issues. Plus, how California’s decision to ban gas-powered cars in coming years will affect car culture there. That and more on The Show.
Even though a formal debate still seems unlikely, Katie Hobbs and Kari Lake were on the same stage this week — at different times. Our Friday NewsCap panelists weigh in on that and the state’s other top stories. Plus, why night markets have become popular — even in the Valley’s sizzling summer. That and more on The Show.