The pandemic has led to economic hardships for lots of Arizonans. What new research says about how it’s affecting families and kids. Plus, how rural voters are becoming more of a target for both conservatives and progressives. That and more on The Show.
Even with some accusations continuing to fly about ballot counting and voter fraud, the 2020 election process was considered a success. We’ll talk with outgoing Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes about how it all came together and what’s next for him. Plus, how studying wastewater continues to help in the fight against COVID-19. That and more on The Show.
Arizona continues to see rising COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. The head of Maricopa County’s Health Department tells us what comes next — including vaccinations. Plus, how movie theaters are trying to adapt and move forward during the pandemic. That and more on The Show.
Arizona voters OK'd a plan to legalize recreational marijuana in last month’s election. How much revenue might that bring in for the state? Plus, advocates are calling on the incoming Biden Administration to overhaul changes to the asylum system made by the Trump Administration. That and more on The Show.
Judges this week threw out more lawsuits trying to overturn the results of the presidential election in Arizona. Our Friday NewsCap analyses the week’s top stories. Plus, Arizona is among the states most vulnerable to the health effects of climate change but also among the most prepared to deal with them. That and more on The Show.
Dreamers have new hope today after the Trump administration announced it would accept new DACA applications for the first time in years. We'll hear a Dreamer's perspective. Plus, Flagstaff’s mayor on the city’s attempts to solve its housing crisis amidst a pandemic. That and more on The Show.
Schools in Mesa will continue in-person classes through the end of the semester with the district closing classrooms on a case-by-case basis. We'll hear why teachers are calling for a return to remote learning now. Plus, the story behind Frank Lloyd Wright's attempt to design the Arizona Capitol. That and more on The Show.
The pandemic has upended education at all levels, from grade school through universities. ASU President Michael Crow on the fall semester and what might be to come. Plus, how another COVID-19-related shutdown could impact Arizona’s economy. That and more on The Show.
The pandemic has led to changes in how businesses operate, and how workers do their jobs. We'll hear the COVID-related legal issues employers and their employees have to navigate. Plus, how the latest surge in COVID-19 cases is affecting assisted-living facilities in Arizona. That and more on The Show.
State officials have certified the results of last month’s election, even as lawyers for the Trump campaign continue to contest them. We'll hear our Friday NewsCap panelists analyze the week’s top stories. Plus, what ancient rats nests can tell us about how the Southwest climate has changed. That and more on The Show.
The coronavirus pandemic has had a significant effect on businesses in Arizona. We'll hear how small businesses are trying to pivot and how Snowbowl plans to deal with COVID-19. Plus, Arizonans share their stories of the holidays and food. That and more on The Show.
The pandemic's impact continues to be felt in Arizona schools — including colleges and universities. We'll hear how one instructor on how ASU managed COVID-19 this semester. Plus, helping adults with autism find affordable housing. That and more on The Show.
Arizona continues to see more people infected with COVID-19 and having to go to the hospital because of it. Researchers are trying to figure out who's most susceptible to the virus. Plus, how the pandemic has led Airbnb to modify its policies in Arizona and elsewhere. That and more on The Show.
The latest COVID-19 spike has medical professionals renewing the call for wearing masks and practicing social distancing. Maricopa County’s Public Health Director tells us how the Valley is dealing with the surge in cases. Plus, how the pandemic and upcoming vaccination plans may spotlight racial inequities. That and more on The Show.
For our post-Thanksgiving episode of The Show, we're putting on our stretchiest elastic-waist pants and bringing out some of our most unique, entertaining and favorite encore stories.
One thing we’re grateful for is you, our listeners. While our celebrations look much different this year, we’re delighted that you’re listening today. We’re reaching into the archives today to bring you some of our most unique, entertaining, and, frankly, favorite stories.
The busy holiday travel season is starting as COVID-19 cases spike again across the country. Could voluntary testing at local airports do anything to slow the spread? Plus, did record spending in Arizona legislative races affect any outcomes? That and more on The Show.
Despite a series of lawsuits around the country, no evidence of problems with U.S. election systems has been found. We'll hear about improvements security experts still want to see. Plus, how the spike in COVID-19 cases may damage local businesses in the holiday shopping season. That and more on The Show.
COVID-19 has hit Native American tribal communities and their health systems hard. The pandemic and its resulting lower travel, though, is also hurting tribal businesses. Plus, how looking to the past can help us shape the future. That and more on The Show.
Friday NewsCap panelists analyze the week’s top political stories in Arizona and the U.S. And how the pandemic may affect your holiday shopping plans. That and more on The Show.