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May 09, 2022

The former director of the state Corrections Department has been indicted after a standoff with police in January. We’ll hear why some critics say the charges are not enough. Plus, one Arizona city has achieved pay parity between men and women under 30. That and more on The Show.

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May 06, 2022

Maricopa County Supervisors strongly criticized Attorney General Mark Brnovich this week over his interim report on the 2020 election. Our Friday NewsCap analyzes that and the rest of the week’s top stories. Plus, Ballet Arizona’s Ib Andersen on the Latin inspiration behind his new production. That and more on The Show.

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May 05, 2022

Phoenix could see its first triple-digit day this week. The city’s heat director on how officials are planning to help residents affected by the summer’s scorching temperatures. Plus, how May 5 doesn’t commemorate what many partiers think it does. That and more on The Show.

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May 04, 2022

Arizona’s primary elections are just a few months away. We’ll gear how redistricting has changed the dynamics in a handful of Congressional races. Plus, a musical taking the stage in Phoenix tells the story of the belle of Tombstone. That and more on The Show.

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May 03, 2022

A death row inmate is set to be executed next week. We’ll hear the Arizona Board of Executive Clemency rejected his request for a reprieve. Plus, witchcraft is having a moment, but one purveyor of magic says it's not all the real deal. That and more on The Show. 

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May 02, 2022

Cooks serving guests, servers washing dishes? An award-winning Valley chef takes an unorthodox approach to staffing his restaurant. Plus, a mother’s honest — and sometimes funny — look at life’s challenges. That and more on The Show 

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April 29, 2022

This week, Arizona Republican candidates Kari Lake and Rep. Mark Finchem filed lawsuits in an effort to ban the use of vote-counting machines in Arizona's 2022 elections. Meanwhile, another Republican, Steve Gaynor, dropped out of the gubernatorial race. To discuss these stories and more, The Show spoke with Chuck Coughlin of Highground and Julie Erfle of Erfle Uncuffed.

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April 29, 2022

A pair of Republican candidates in Arizona has sued to do away with the machines used to count ballots. Our Friday NewsCap analyzes that and the rest of the week’s top stories. Plus, a look at different potential futures — with climate change in mind. That and more on The Show.

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April 28, 2022

Arizona has faced a nursing shortage for a while now, and that need was exacerbated during the pandemic. Even without a COVID-19 surge, the impact on psychiatric nurses is dramatic. Plus, why scientists have developed a new message to send into outer space, searching for life. That and more on The Show.

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April 27, 2022

Arizona is scheduled to resume capital punishment next month for the first time since 2014. One expert explains why this particular execution is so disconcerting. Plus, the surprising challenges of keeping succulents alive in the desert. That and more on The Show.

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April 26, 2022

The Food and Drug Administration has been criticized for not approving potentially life-saving drugs more quickly and efficiently. Will an Arizona bill help improve the system or put patients in danger? Plus, a Democratic strategist on why his party should prepare for the 2024 election as major losses loom this year. That and more on The Show.

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April 25, 2022

Wildfire season has already started in Arizona, as the Tunnel Fire continues to burn acreage near Flagstaff. We’ll hear how climate change is affecting megafires and how much land they destroy. Plus, a weaver creates art on the border to bring attention to migrants who have died trying to cross the desert. That and more on The Show.

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April 22, 2022

The state supreme court struck down a referendum on Arizona’s flat tax, state budget talks remain stuck in neutral and it seems increasingly unlikely that Mark Brnovich will get Donald Trump’s endorsement. Our Friday NewsCap panelists weigh in on those and the week’s other top stories. Plus, a local arts group turns a Tarantino film into a play featuring swearing puppet dogs. That and more on The Show.

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April 21, 2022

The Board of Supervisors has unanimously chosen a new Maricopa County Attorney. What role did the so-called ballot audit play in the selection? And a new poetry journal merges art and personal experiences with health and medicine. That and more on The Show.

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April 20, 2022

A federal judge has eliminated mask requirements on airplanes and in airports. An epidemiologist tells us how that could affect the spread of COVID. Plus, marijuana consumption goes upscale with a new cannabis dining event. That and more on The Show.

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April 19, 2022

Arizona is required to screen marijuana for safety before it’s sold. We’ll hear how some consumers ended up with pesticides in their cannabis. Plus, artists-in-residence and retirees are working together in a new ASU community. That and more on The Show.

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April 18, 2022

The Interior Department’s proposed emergency cutbacks on water could hit the Valley hard. Plus, the temperatures are heating up, but there’s still time to see Arizona's beautiful wildflowers. That and more on The Show.

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April 15, 2022

State budget talks are already moving slowly, and a multibillion-dollar surplus will undoubtedly be another obstacle. Our Friday NewsCap panelists weigh in on that and the state’s other top stories. And the harrowing story of one American's escape from Ukraine, and why he decided to return. That and more on The Show.

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April 14, 2022

A former head coach of the Arizona Cardinals has joined a lawsuit alleging racial discrimination in the hiring practices of some NFL teams. We’ll take a closer look at Steve Wilks’ claims. Plus, the return of our Tiny Desert Concerts. That and more on The Show.

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April 13, 2022

The number of COVID-19 infections has started to tick up in some parts of the country. A public health doctor tells us where the pandemic stands in Arizona right now. Plus, how one Arizona political insider has used his influence to affect criminal justice reform proposals. That and more on The Show. 

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