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July 13, 2021

Some Republican governors have said they’ll send National Guard troops to the country's southern border. We'll hear what purpose the Guard could actually play. Plus, a look at Gov. Ducey's influence on the Arizona Supreme Court. That and more on The Show.

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July 12, 2021

Trees and other shade are critical for so many people to make it through the Valley's summer heat. We'll hear why some Phoenix neighborhoods have more trees than others. Plus, an update on COVID-19 in Arizona, as health officials continue to warn about the Delta variant. That and more on The Show.

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July 09, 2021

Just-released calls show that President Donald Trump and his supporters put pressure on Maricopa County officials to overturn 2020's election results. Our Friday NewsCap panelists discuss that and the state's other top stories. Plus, the social do's and don'ts of newly legal marijuana. That and more on The Show.

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July 08, 2021

The situation at the country's southern border has — once again —become a big political issue. We'll look at the political effects of the Biden administration's efforts to reopen the border with Mexico. Plus, could the concept of the 15-minute city catch on in the Valley? That and more on The Show.

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July 07, 2021

Wildfires continue to burn in Arizona, and health concerns for firefighters are significant. We'll learn how the risks of illness are different between wildland and structural firefighters. Plus, how Arizona’s current number of available jobs balances with the number of workers. That and more on The Show.

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July 06, 2021

Many observers are looking to the younger generation to help bridge some of the political and partisan divides in the country. Hear about an ASU leader who tried to get more students involved in public service is moving on. That and more on The Show.

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July 05, 2021

On this fifth of July, The Show is looking back at some of our favorite stories. We’ll hear about why rental cars have gotten so expensive, how to spot amazing design in unexpected places and what makes a piece of music great. That and more on The Show.

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July 02, 2021

The Arizona legislature finally ended one of the longest sessions in its history—and approved some contentious measures. Our Friday NewsCap panelists weigh on in those and the state's other top stories. Plus, Arizona's recently retired state climatologist on making her field of science understandable and relatable. That and more on The Show.

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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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