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September 24, 2021

Disagreements over the so-called Arizona audit and critical comments about his colleagues led a Maricopa County Supervisor to announce his resignation. Our Friday NewsCap panelists weigh in on that and the state’s other top stories. Plus, the Biden administration plans to set standards to protect workers from extreme heat. That and more on The Show.

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September 23, 2021

The Biden administration has announced a new plan to try to address homelessness in the country. Mesa's mayor tells us why his city is one of the first in Arizona to sign up. Plus, the Legislature's new effort to look into managing wildfires and preventing catastrophic ones. That and more on The Show.

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September 22, 2021

The Valley is dealing with hotter temperatures and the increasing effect of climate change every day. Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego discusses how reflective surfaces could make the city cooler. Plus, why teaching civics more broadly could help protect the nation's traditional institutions. That and more on The Show.

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September 21, 2021

Arizona’s Independent Redistricting Commission is in the initial phase of redrawing the state’s congressional and legislative maps. How so-called prison gerrymandering may impact the process in Arizona. And a new book tries to answer big questions about life and being alive. That and more on The Show.

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September 20, 2021

The debate continues about the value — and morality — of getting COVID booster shots. We'll hear what that conversation means for Arizona. Plus, could the pandemic mean the end of printed menus at restaurants? That and more on The Show.

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September 17, 2021

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.

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September 16, 2021

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.

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September 15, 2021

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.

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September 14, 2021

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.

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September 13, 2021

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.

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September 10, 2021

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.

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September 09, 2021

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.

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September 08, 2021

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.

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September 07, 2021

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. 

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September 06, 2021

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.

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September 03, 2021

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.

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September 02, 2021

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.

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September 01, 2021

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.

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August 31, 2021

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.

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August 30, 2021

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.

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