The economic uncertainty of the past few years has impacted lots of areas of our community. The incoming head of St. Vincent de Paul on what that’s meant for her organization. Plus, our Made in Arizona series continues with a cooking lesson from a local YouTube star. That and more on The Show.
There have long been problems of equity in housing for people of color. A new program aims to increase diversity in the field of real estate development. Plus, why Walmart chose to expand its drone delivery service to Arizona. That and more on The Show.
A measure to force dark money groups into the light has passed state constitutional muster and will be on November’s ballot. Our Friday NewsCap panelists will talk about that and the week’s other top stories. Plus, the astronomer in residence at the Grand Canyon on using the park's light and dark in her poems. That and more on The Show.
President Joe Biden has announced a plan to forgive some student loan debt. The head of the Arizona Students’ Association weighs in. Plus, our series Exit Interviews continues with a writer who wants to be rooted in Phoenix, but left for New York to do it. That and more on The Show.
The primary election did not go smoothly in Pinal County, with problems both leading up to and on election day. Why some in the county believe the issues were a long time coming. Plus, a Valley native gets set to take a leading role on Broadway. That and more on The Show.
Eviction rates in Maricopa County have reached pre-pandemic levels, at a time when rents are also going up. Why advocates say there aren’t enough programs to help renters facing the loss of their homes. Plus, how the newly signed CHIPS Act may impact Arizona’s water supply. That and more on The Show.
School is back in session in Arizona, and many students are still struggling to make up what they’ve lost during the pandemic. What new data say about who’s been affected the most — and how. Plus, why issues like inflation and crime are moving some Latino voters away from the Democratic Party. That and more on The Show.
Arizona's going to be required to take less water from the Colorado River beginning next year. Does that mean water is going to be more of a campaign issue? Our Friday NewsCap panelists weigh in on that and the week's other top stories. And sample the unique taste of prickly pear juice. That and more on The Show.
The pandemic has impacted so many aspects of most of our lives. The debate over whether novelists should take the subject on, or leave time for perspective. And the executive director of Aunt Rita's Foundation on his experience with monkeypox. That and more on The Show.
Inflation has impacted all sectors of the economy. How it, and other economic factors, are affecting Arizona restaurants. Plus, federal authorities outline the next steps for shortages on the Colorado River. That and more on The Show.
Some state leaders have talked up the possibility of solving some of the state’s water problems with desalination. What lessons the biggest desalination plant in the Western Hemisphere may have for Arizona. Plus, how the governor’s summer camp program may impact students going forward. That and more on The Show.
Brittney Griner continues to be incarcerated in Russia after receiving a nine-year prison sentence. We’ll hear how Black queer women view the treatment of Griner. Plus, checking in on the latest campaign news as general election season heats up. That and more on The Show.
Maricopa County is suing Kari Lake and Mark Finchem for their false allegations of election fraud and vote tampering. Our Friday NewsCap panelists weigh in on that and the week’s other top stories. Plus, our Lit Squad series continues with an author who writes about kids dealing with poverty, addiction and other challenges. That and more on The Show.
The FBI’s investigation of former President Donald Trump’s Florida home is being called an historic event. A former U.S. Attorney explains how he views the raid. Plus, from the open range to the rodeo, meet an Arizona cowboy poet who's keeping the old-fashioned tradition alive. That and more on The Show.
A new investigation reveals troubling details about how the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints handles child sex abuse cases. Inside the complications of the church’s helpline. Plus, giant concerts and packed music festivals have returned — can you go and stay safe from COVID-19? That and more on The Show.
The Arizona secretary of state’s race is going to be one of the most contentious in November’s election. We’ll hear how money from outside of Arizona could affect the outcome. Plus, how the passage of the CHIPS Act may help the state’s push to be the “Silicon Desert.” That and more on The Show.
Wildfires have burned throughout Arizona and the West this year. We’ll hear how the Forest Service uses prescribed burns to try to prevent the biggest wildfires. Plus, a Valley-based business is putting a new spin on handwritten letters. That and more on The Show.
Arizona’s primary election results may lead to a dramatic shift in how our government works — if the pattern continues in November. Our Friday NewsCap panelists will weigh in on that and some of the other outcomes. Plus, an author on why he finds writing for young adults easier than for other audiences. That and more on The Show.
This summer’s monsoon season keeps drenching the Valley. We’ll hear if the rain is enough to make a difference in our ongoing drought. Plus, the FBI’s work with local law enforcement to resolve the cases of missing or murdered indigenous women. That and more on The Show.
Tuesday was primary election day in Arizona. We’ll take a look at the results and who’s moving on to November’s general election. Plus, the Asian cuisine that seems to be on the cusp of a breakout. That and more on The Show.