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July 01, 2021

The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld a pair of controversial Arizona election laws. We'll hear reactions to the ruling. Plus, our Made in Arizona series continues with a visual artist personally and professionally affected by COVID-19. That and more on The Show.

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June 30, 2021

Forecasters expect the Valley to get hotter and drier in the future. Mesa's mayor tells us how his city is trying to take action on the environment. Plus, what’s next for the Phoenix arts community as one of its historic institutions is searching for a new leader again. That and more on The Show.

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June 29, 2021

The country's southern border remains closed to non-essential crossings. We'll hear how that's affecting businesses and communities in the area. Plus, one of the Valley's best-known restaurateurs on how the industry will bounce back from the pandemic. That and more on The Show.

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June 28, 2021

Health officials are tracking the Delta variant of COVID-19 and continuing to encourage people to get vaccinated against the coronavirus. We'll hear how this variant may affect Arizona. Plus, why our changed behavior during the pandemic may have been better for the environment than previously thought. That and more on The Show.

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June 25, 2021

The Legislature is on the cusp of finishing its current session — just a week before the end of the fiscal year. Our Friday NewsCap panelists on the budget and the state’s other top stories. And a pro-election audit documentary is unveiled to the public. That and more on The Show.

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June 24, 2021

The Valley’s economy is reopening, and the Phoenix Convention Center is starting to book events again. We'll hear what that means for the region and for downtown. Plus, how focusing on individuals could help communities better deal with extreme heat. That and more on The Show.

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June 23, 2021

Thousands of Arizonans got inoculated against COVID-19 at state-run mass vaccination sites. We'll hear how those sites may influence how historians look back at the pandemic. Plus, why there's optimism that new technology could make a big dent in the Valley's affordable housing crisis. That and more on The Show.

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June 22, 2021

Independent music venues breathed a sigh of relief when Congress authorized federal aid to help them through the pandemic. We'll hear why that sense of relief has turned into frustration. Plus, an Arizona poet is honored with a Pulitzer Prize. That and more on The Show. 

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June 21, 2021

Phoenix has already set some new records this year for high temperatures, and the city recently put some of its Tree and Shade Master Plan into policy. We'll hear what new research says about what kinds of shade provide the most relief. Plus, how a drop in enrollment in higher ed is driving a wider education gap in the country. That and more on The Show.

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June 18, 2021

Arizona’s races for Governor and Secretary of State are getting more crowded, and lawmakers are going bipartisan on wildfires. Our Friday NewsCap panelists take on those and the state's other top stories. Plus, a new project uses data and fiction to explore a solar future. That and more on The Show.

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June 17, 2021

State lawmakers are working to allocate nearly $100 million to deal with wildfires and their aftermath. Arizona’s House Speaker tells us about the needs and prospects for a quick special session. Plus, one of the entertainment world's most prolific designers is honored at the Sedona Film Festival. That and more on The Show.

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June 15, 2021

So many people have experienced some kind of loss during the course of the pandemic. We'll hear why pandemic-related grief is different from other kinds. Plus, former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder on the For the People Act and the ongoing election audit in Maricopa County. That and more on The Show.

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June 14, 2021

State lawmakers come back to the Capitol Monday to continue work on the budget, and there's also a special session on wildfires. We'll hear how the state may try to deal with increasingly severe fires and their aftermath. Plus, what election results in neighboring Sonora mean for that state and its relationship with Arizona. That and more on The Show.

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June 11, 2021

Progress on a new state budget has stalled, with the end of the fiscal year less than three weeks away. Our Friday NewsCap analyzes the week’s top stories. Plus, this year’s Desert X installation in the Coachella Valley pays respect to tribal lands. That and more on The Show.

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June 10, 2021

The drought in the west continues, as do Arizona’s water concerns. We'll hear why some researchers are particularly worried about the state’s groundwater supplies. Plus, a Valley hospital is trying to take healthcare to homeless children. That and more on The Show.

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June 09, 2021

Health officials across Arizona and the country are trying to figure out how to get more residents to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Do lotteries, prizes and other incentives work? Plus, we’ll take a look at a different kind of border town — on the edge of Native American reservations. That and more on The Show.

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June 08, 2021

COVID-19 has affected almost every aspect of Arizona's economy. We'll hear how one region of the state plans to emerge from the pandemic and define its economy. Plus, a young local painter whose style evokes expressionists many, many years his senior. That and more on The Show.

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June 07, 2021

The Biden administration has officially ended the so-called Remain in Mexico program. We'll hear how that could affect border communities in Arizona and Mexico. Plus, when will the state legislature get back to work on a budget? That and more on The Show.

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June 03, 2021

Gov. Doug Ducey says he won’t sign any legislation until lawmakers agree on a budget — including his priorities. We'll take a look at some of the more significant bills being held up. Plus, how Arizona Theatre Company plans to bounce back on stage from a pandemic-punished season. That and more on The Show.

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June 02, 2021

State lawmakers are looking to increase per diem rates for their rural colleagues. We'll hear how the legislation could avoid a gubernatorial veto. Plus, an Arizona Supreme Court justice on what it means to have an independent judiciary. That and more on The Show.

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