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August 02, 2022

The number of robocalls we get has gone down over the last year thanks to a federal law. We’ll hear why our cell phones still aren’t immune to potential scams. Plus, monarch butterflies are in danger, but a single plant can be a big help. That and more on The Show.

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August 01, 2022

Title 42 was meant to be a stopgap measure to protect public health at the border when the pandemic hit. Advocates who argue it’s hurting migrants are challenging a judge’s order to keep it in place today. Plus, a Valley doctor says a new prostate cancer treatment could offer help with other illnesses. That and more on The Show.

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July 29, 2022

Arizona’s primary election is only a few days away, and most of the highest-profile races are still up in the air. Our Friday NewsCap panelists on what they expect, and the rest of the week’s top stories. And why priests are being murdered in Mexico. That and more on The Show. 

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July 28, 2022

There is a lot of griping about Phoenix, from its sprawling development and lack of culture to its boiling hot summers. We launch a new series about our city and why so many influential people here decide to leave. Plus, a Tiny Desert Concert featuring Phoenix band and TikTok stars Playboy Manbaby. That and more on The Show.

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July 27, 2022

Arizona’s primary voting system is sidelining the largest group of voters here: Independents. A longtime political insider is attempting to change our primary so extremists stop winning. Plus, a Muslim sex educator connects spirituality and sexuality. That and more on The Show.

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July 26, 2022

It has been a difficult wildfire season for firefighters in Arizona’s high country. We’ll hear from one hotshot who says we need to think about fire and its inevirability in a new way. Plus, how political division has changed the way we view the American flag. That and more on The Show.

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July 25, 2022

The teacher shortage in Arizona has plagued schools for years. One Arizona district could be turning to virtual teachers to fill the gap. Plus, The Show kicks off Shark Week with an expert who says we shouldn’t be so scared of these predators and their jaws. That and more on The Show.

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July 22, 2022

Former President Donald Trump and Vice President Pence are both coming to Arizona to stump for competing gubernatorial candidates. Our Friday NewsCap panelists analyze the week’s top stories. Plus, an Arizona artist who’s writing a children’s book in murals. That and more on The Show.

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July 21, 2022

Flagstaff has an ambitious plan to be carbon neutral by 2030. A look at its new partnership with the state’s biggest utility to power the city with renewable energy. Plus, how Arizona’s health care system is doing in the third year of the pandemic. That and more on The Show.

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July 20, 2022

Some politicians continue to litigate the 2020 election, even as voting is underway in the 2022 contests. A conservative lawyer makes the case that former President Donald Trump lost two years ago. Plus, how the Navajo Nation is dealing with the latest increase in COVID-19 cases. That and more on The Show.

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July 19, 2022

Early voting for next month’s primary is underway, and one candidate in particular is spending a lot of money to turn out voters. We’ll take a look at the most recent campaign finance reports. Plus, we kick off a new series focused on how young adult literature can teach kids about diversity. That and more on The Show.

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July 18, 2022

Since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, reproductive rights activists have been sounding the alarm about access to abortion. We’ll hear how the decision could also affect access to miscarriage care. Plus, a look at how ubiquitous prison labor has become in Arizona. That and more on The Show.

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July 15, 2022

Former President Donald Trump returns to Arizona this weekend in the attempt to influence primary races for governor and U.S. Senate. Our Friday NewsCap panelists will talk about that and the week’s other top stories. Plus, a publication that combines high-end writing with a love of Taco Bell. That and more on The Show.

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July 14, 2022

The Valley is in the midst of a string of 110-plus degree days and has had ozone high pollution advisories, as well. New research shows how deadly the combination of heat and air pollution can be. Plus, meet an Arizona maker who’s using creativity to get people to explore the state. That and more on The Show.

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July 13, 2022

Former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom last week. We talk to the filmmakers behind a new documentary about her. Plus, could new research being done in Arizona lead to a universal coronavirus vaccine? That and more on The Show.

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July 12, 2022

Drag shows have become a big topic in politics and political campaigns recently. A Valley drag queen on how that’s impacting her community. Plus, what makes a great cover song — and what makes a really terrible one. That and more on The Show. 

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July 11, 2022

Since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, there’s been conversation about people needing abortions having to travel for the procedure. Why Mexico may be a potential destination. Plus, are young kids seeing enough diversity on YouTube? That and more on The Show.

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July 08, 2022

Gov. Doug Ducey has endorsed Karrin Taylor Robson to succeed him as early voting begins for next month’s primary. Our Friday NewsCap panelists analyze that and the rest of the week’s top stories. Plus, a Valley artist on her cringeworthy find at a local thrift store. That and more on The Show.

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July 07, 2022

Supporters and critics of DACA had their day in court Wednesday, arguing about the program’s future. How those arguments went, and what might be next for DACA recipients. Plus, why a change in behavior by men could affect the abortion debate. That and more on The Show.

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July 06, 2022

There are lots of hot-button issues voters will be considering when they cast their ballots this fall. How gerrymandering will affect how states move forward on issues like abortion and guns. And why the summer travel season has been a bumpy one so far. That and more on The Show.

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