Gov. Doug Ducey will give his final State of the State address Monday afternoon, kicking off the legislative session. We'll hear what the governor may propose for the year. Plus, we’ll meet one local woman who did everything to protect herself from COVID-19 — and still tested positive. That and more on The Show.
The 2022 legislative session begins next week and will includes bills related to election reform, taxes and education funding. Our Friday NewsCap panelists weigh in on what to expect and the state’s other top stories. And Arizonans have embraced sports betting so far. What could the future hold for the industry? That and more on The Show.
Maricopa County has released a point-by-point response to the state Senate’s review of the 2020 election. We’'' hear what county officials have to say about it. Plus, we’ll meet a Phoenix maker who uses needle and thread in her meditative practice. That and more on The Show.
Smart vehicles have been getting smarter over the past several years, with new features and safety devices. We'll hear some Arizona engineers are trying to bring that same technology to bicycles. Plus, a look back at how the Phoenix arts and music scene tried to get back to some semblance of normal in 2021. That and more on The Show.
Schools are back from winter break as the omicron variant continues to surge in Arizona. We’ll hear from a teacher about going back to the classroom. Plus, the story of Black farmers in the Southwest and how some of them are looking to return to their roots. That and more on The Show.
Cities across Arizona have struggled with the impact of short-term rentals and limits on regulations set by the state. We'll hear how Scottsdale has tried to get a handle on the issue. Plus, before you get rid of your Christmas tree, consider using part of it in the kitchen. That and more on The Show.
From the increasing influence of Sen. Kyrsten Sinema in D.C. to the so-called ballot audit in Maricopa County, Arizona often took center stage in 2021. Take a look back at a busy political year. Plus, some of the best books of 2021, and a preview of what to expect in the new year.
Water managers in a few Western states reached a deal this month to keep more water in Lake Mead. We'll hear what the plan means for Arizona. Plus, a look at the year in Phoenix food and theater. That and more on The Show.
Omicron continues to lead to more COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations. We'll hear what Arizona hospitals say they need right now. Plus, we’ll meet the founding director of ASU’s new film school. That and more on The Show.
Arizona’s new legislative maps have been finalized, and candidates are figuring out how the new lines affect them. We’ll hear what the districts look like and whether they may be the subject of lawsuits. Plus, efforts to freshen up the tradition of holiday fruitcakes. That and more on The Show.
Remote work could increase the strain on water usage, according to one study. Plus, a journalist looks at how Navajo Nation basketball inspired a Netflix movie released this year. That and more on this encore episode of The Show.
How COVID-19 could be here to stay. Plus, A job recruiter explains how to keep workers amid the "big quit." That and more on this encore presentation of The Show.
The James Webb Space Telescope is set to launch, potentially giving scientists a new look into some of the universe’s oldest galaxies. We’ll meet the UA professor who’s leading the mission’s Near Infrared Camera. And a piece of Mesa history could be getting a major facelift. That and more on The Show.
The omicron variant is spreading rapidly here and throughout the country, and health officials are warning about breakthrough cases. We’ll hear from the state health advisor on the importance of boosters. Plus, a NASA scientist is helping movie stars get the science right. That and more on The Show.
Arizona's Independent Redistricting Commission is getting closer to finalizing new legislative maps for 2022. We'll hear how things are shaking out in these marathon meetings. Plus, rural broadband is getting billions of dollars in investment, but it might not make much difference. That and more on The Show.
The pandemic has upended education in our state as school districts attempt to keep kids safe and in the classroom. We meet a working mother who is navigating it all for a child with special needs. Plus, how should you RSVP to that holiday party this year? Etiquette expert Lizzie Post offers some advice. That and more on The Show.
The new political maps that will be used for the next decade are getting closer to final approval. Our Friday NewsCap panelists discuss that and the rest of the week’s top stories. Plus, we’ll meet the woman who’s been hoping to become Fiesta Bowl Parade royalty. That and more on The Show.
The federal government and some Western states have agreed on a new plan to boost the water levels in Lake Mead. We’ll hear what the deal entails. Plus, we’ll meet the newest member of the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors. That and more on The Show.
Fewer students are riding the bus to school. We'll take a look at efforts to come up with other options to get them to class. Plus, spooky and enlightening tales of the desert. That and more on The Show.
Housing, and specifically affordable housing, has been a concern in the Valley for years. Find out how the Sun Belt, including Arizona, is at the heart of housing inequality in the United States. Plus, a drought-driven corn shortage in Mexico is putting a damper on an essential Latino Christmas tradition. That and more on The Show.