Migrants continue to cross the southern border into the U.S., and advocates say Border Patrol is discarding their property — from religious items to government documents. Plus, how Arizonans lived in the desert before air conditioning. That and more on The Show.
Heat can be dangerous — both inside and outside. Why residents of manufactured homes may face more health dangers from the heat because of the cost of air conditioning. Plus, the founder of Nikola Motor goes on trial for fraud. That and more on The Show.
Too many people in Arizona and elsewhere die each year because of extreme heat. Would it help bring the numbers down if we named heat waves the way we name hurricanes and other significant weather events? Plus, how the Navajo Nation achieved high COVID-19 vaccination rates among kids. That and more on The Show.
Sedona is among a number of Valley cities dealing with a shortage of affordable housing and problems from short-term rentals. We’ll hear how it’s using incentives to try to address both issues. Plus, how California’s decision to ban gas-powered cars in coming years will affect car culture there. That and more on The Show.
Even though a formal debate still seems unlikely, Katie Hobbs and Kari Lake were on the same stage this week — at different times. Our Friday NewsCap panelists weigh in on that and the state’s other top stories. Plus, why night markets have become popular — even in the Valley’s sizzling summer. That and more on The Show.
The Valley’s summer temperatures are difficult to endure for those of us who live here. But some people aren't hiding indoors. How to make your garden grow, even in triple-digit heat. And our next Tiny Desert Concert features an all-female rock band. That and more on The Show.
It’s been 10 years since the U.S. Supreme Court issued its ruling on the Arizona immigration law known as SB 1070. How the state’s policies related to immigration have changed over those years. And how a downtown Phoenix building was designed to try to mitigate the region’s unforgiving heat. That and more on The Show.
Data from the state education department show most of the applications for new school vouchers come from families with students who have never been in public school. Proponents and critics of the expansion weigh in. And why it’s important for Phoenicians to embrace the summer heat. That and more on The Show.
On this Labor Day, The Show is listening back to conversations with people who hold interesting jobs. Hear from a dressmaker, a puppeteer and the owner of a brewery — and find out why the popularity of labor unions is on the rise. That and more on The Show.
A debate between Arizona's candidates for governor might not happen this year, as Democrat Katie Hobbs weighs whether or not to take part. Our Friday NewsCap panelists analyze that and the rest of the week’s top stories. Plus, our Lit Squad series continues with a young adult novel that takes on the issue of censorship. That and more on The Show.
The future of DACA is on the minds of many recipients, but some who weren’t eligible have had to establish lives in Mexico. A new documentary looks into those so-called “return migrants.” Plus, our Exit Interview series continues with a painter who left Phoenix for Berlin. That and more on The Show.
Data show businesses run by people of color often have a harder time getting loans. We’ll hear about a fund that aims to help BIPOC companies in Tucson. Plus, are urban heat islands turning heat into a disease that needs to be cured? That and more on The Show.
The economic uncertainty of the past few years has impacted lots of areas of our community. The incoming head of St. Vincent de Paul on what that’s meant for her organization. Plus, our Made in Arizona series continues with a cooking lesson from a local YouTube star. That and more on The Show.
There have long been problems of equity in housing for people of color. A new program aims to increase diversity in the field of real estate development. Plus, why Walmart chose to expand its drone delivery service to Arizona. That and more on The Show.
A measure to force dark money groups into the light has passed state constitutional muster and will be on November’s ballot. Our Friday NewsCap panelists will talk about that and the week’s other top stories. Plus, the astronomer in residence at the Grand Canyon on using the park's light and dark in her poems. That and more on The Show.
President Joe Biden has announced a plan to forgive some student loan debt. The head of the Arizona Students’ Association weighs in. Plus, our series Exit Interviews continues with a writer who wants to be rooted in Phoenix, but left for New York to do it. That and more on The Show.
The primary election did not go smoothly in Pinal County, with problems both leading up to and on election day. Why some in the county believe the issues were a long time coming. Plus, a Valley native gets set to take a leading role on Broadway. That and more on The Show.
Eviction rates in Maricopa County have reached pre-pandemic levels, at a time when rents are also going up. Why advocates say there aren’t enough programs to help renters facing the loss of their homes. Plus, how the newly signed CHIPS Act may impact Arizona’s water supply. That and more on The Show.
School is back in session in Arizona, and many students are still struggling to make up what they’ve lost during the pandemic. What new data say about who’s been affected the most — and how. Plus, why issues like inflation and crime are moving some Latino voters away from the Democratic Party. That and more on The Show.
Arizona's going to be required to take less water from the Colorado River beginning next year. Does that mean water is going to be more of a campaign issue? Our Friday NewsCap panelists weigh in on that and the week's other top stories. And sample the unique taste of prickly pear juice. That and more on The Show.