Arizona continues to see more COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations as the delta variant spreads. We'll take a closer look at the latest trends. Plus, how the city of Phoenix is built for drought, in light of the shortage declaration on the Colorado River. That and more on The Show.
Arizona's housing market is booming. We'll hear how competing with deep-pocketed investors is making it even harder for buyers. Plus, why one researcher says we're ignoring the "elephant in the room" when it comes to meeting climate change goals. That and more on The Show.
Lots of cities are using data to help them make policy decisions. We'll hear why a national group says several Valley cities are doing a particularly good job of that. Plus, how a new behavioral health center aims to fill a particular need for kids. That and more on The Show.
Students are back in the classroom across Arizona, with the delta variant and debates over mask mandates. We’ll hear from a high school student about how the year’s been going so far. Plus, controversial paintings by the author D.H. Lawrence are going on display in Scottsdale. That and more on The Show.
The U.S. Senate passed a bipartisan infrastructure package, with some of the credit going to Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema. Our Friday NewsCap panelists will weigh in on Sinema’s influence and the week’s other top stories. And how are Valley music venues hoping to stay open while dealing with the delta variant? That and more on The Show.
The Border Patrol is reporting record apprehensions at the country's southern border. Why that is and what the feds are doing about it. And how the pandemic has affected urban walkability. That and more on The Show.
Arizona is in the midst of an unpleasant streak of at least 2,000 reported COVID cases per day. We'll hear how nurses are dealing with the impact of the delta variant. Plus, a new political column measures which of two moderate Democratic Senators — including Arizona’s Kyrsten Sinema — is more influential. That and more on The Show.
Debate continues over vaccine mandates, even as the state has banned them in many settings. We'll hear who can and cannot tell us we have to get the vaccine. Plus, what new research says about what wildfires may look like in a climate-changed future. That and more on The Show.
Arizona continues to see increased rates of COVID-19 infections as the delta variant takes hold. We'll hear why pediatricians are sounding the alarm about the risk to kids. Plus, hundreds of businesses are asking political leaders in Arizona and elsewhere to take action on climate change. That and more on The Show.
Gov. Doug Ducey has banned mask mandates in schools, but a number of districts say they’ll defy the ban. Our Friday NewsCap panelists weigh in on that and the state’s other top stories. Plus, a new game aims to answer questions about how humans could colonize Mars. That and more on The Show.
COVID-19 infections continue to increase in Arizona, as does controversy about requiring proof of vaccination. One of the first restaurants to require proof tells us why they did it and what the response has been. Plus, a legendary Valley band gets another turn in pop culture. That and more on The Show.
The national eviction moratorium has been lifted, leaving many Americans on the verge of being without a place to live. We'll hear how the expiration may affect Arizona. Plus, how the Pac-12 conference — including ASU and University of Arizona — will deal with college sports' rapidly changing landscape. That and more on The Show.
COVID-19 infections are once again on the rise as public health officials are sounding the alarm about the delta variant. Are we headed toward a world in which COVID-19 is endemic? Plus, the head of Valley Metro on the future of transit and transportation in the Phoenix area. That and more on The Show.
Some Valley cities have passed anti-discrimination ordinances over the past several months, aimed at protecting those in the LGBT community. We'll hear why Chandler's effort has hit a road block. Plus, how employers are trying to keep their workers amid "The Big Quit." That and more on The Show.
The controversial ballot audit in Maricopa County continues to cause confusion — including whether the state Senate's liaison was still on board. Our Friday NewsCap panelists weigh in on that and the state’s other top stories. Plus, a documentary filmmaker takes on the craziest story he's ever heard. That and more on The Show.
The lack of affordable housing has been an ongoing problem for the state, and the Valley. How a new tax credit could help put a dent in that crisis. And do cities intentionally put more shade in higher-income areas than low-income ones? That and more on The Show.
What new masking guidelines from the CDC may mean for Arizona. And U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg on the Valley’s infrastructure needs. That and more on The Show.
Valley band Jared and the Mill is no more. We’ll talk about their new venture. And we saw record rainfall in the Valley over the weekend. We’ll find out what to expect for the rest of our monsoon season. That and more on The Show.
Catch up on the biggest Arizona news with the Friday NewsCap. Plus, The Show checks in with colleagues at the BBC live from the Tokyo Olympics. And hear from some local workers who have left their jobs amid the pandemic — as part of what’s being called the "Great Resignation." That and more on The Show.
Gov. Doug Ducey signed a law banning school districts from requiring masks or vaccinations. State Superintendent Kathy Hoffman and hundreds of parents are concerned it goes against the science. Plus, letting people build casitas on their property as a fix to the affordable housing crisis. That and more on The Show.