Federal money for free COVID testing has run out, and some uninsured Arizonans now have to pay for them. What that means for residents — and the pandemic. And do Valley sports fans have an inferiority complex? That and more on The Show.
The Arizona Supreme Court won’t ban early voting, and a new poll indicates most Arizonans would support that decision. Our Friday NewsCap panelists weigh in on that and the state’s other top stories. Plus, why the retirement of Pima County's administrator was apparently kept secret for months. That and more on The Show.
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has renewed concerns among some about the threat Vladimir Putin poses to the rest of the world. A Russian journalist who has covered him extensively weighs in. Plus, after one of their worst seasons in franchise history, a preview of the 2022 Arizona Diamondbacks. That and more on The Show.
The way schools are funded in Arizona could be in for a major overhaul. Now some in the education community worry a proposal at the legislature would create winners and losers. Plus, how pollution has significantly impacted the Black community in one Pinal County town. That and more on The Show.
State lawmakers are considering a bill that would require public school teachers to post their materials online. We’ll hear what two teachers think about that idea. Plus, the Phoenix Zoo responds to criticism for how it treats elephants. That and more on The Show.
Workers and employers are continuing to think about where and how work will happen in the future. We’ll hear why the Valley continues to be a popular market for office space. Plus, why unions are forming at some of the country’s biggest companies. That and more on The Show.
Gov. Doug Ducey’s decision to sign bills related to voting, abortion, and transgender student-athletes has turned up the controversy at the Capitol. Our Friday NewsCap panelists weigh in on that and the state’s other top stories. Plus, how revising and re-doing helps improve our writing — and our lives. That and more on The Show.
Immigration continues to be one of the most polarizing issues in the country. But changing the way we talk about people crossing the southern border might bring people together on the issue. Plus, a look at new cocktail trends in the Valley. That and more on The Show.
The bipartisan infrastructure law aims to help make communities more resilient to climate change. Making buildings more energy efficient will be part of the solution. Plus, as the housing market stays red-hot, the controversy over so-called love letters from potential buyers to homeowners. That and more on The Show.
COVID-19 numbers have been down lately, and many of the restrictions that had been put in place have been lifted. Could the latest new variant change that? Plus, meet the Italian chef who’s finally getting his due, decades after opening his first Valley restaurant. That and more on The Show.
Life expectancies in south Phoenix can be more than a decade lower than in other parts of the Valley. We’ll hear about a new effort aims to change that. Plus, as water levels drop in Lake Powell, a dam that provides power to millions of people could be shut off. That and more on The Show.
The race is on to replace Maricopa County Attorney Allister Adel, who resigned this week. Our Friday NewsCap analyzes that and the rest of the week’s top stories. Plus, a movie that won Best Picture 80 years ago has gained renewed relevance with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. That and more on The Show.
Democrats and Republicans are both courting Latino voters ahead of this year’s midterm elections. We’ll hear how that’s translating to strategies on the ground. Plus, visit Phoenix Art Museum to see the epitome of fast fashion, 1960s style. That and more on The Show.
Russia’s war in Ukraine has led to a flood of refugees leaving that country. Some of them have ended up at the U.S.-Mexico border. Plus, meet the Mesa-born actor starring in the Oscar-nominated film “CODA,” who could become the first deaf male actor to win the award. That and more on The Show.
Adult-use recreational marijuana is legal in Arizona, but marketing that product comes with some challenges. We’ll hear how cannabis brands try to get on customers’ radar. Plus, the debate over masking young kids, and whether it affects their language development. That and more on The Show.
The impact of the pandemic has clearly been felt in how students have been taught in the past couple of years. Now school counselors say they're seeing a wave of mental health issues among Arizona’s students. Plus, an Arizona member of the Webb Space Telescope team on why its first images of an orange star are so exciting to scientists. That and more on The Show.
Gov. Doug Ducey is ready to have lawmakers hold a special session to repeal and replace nearly $2 billion in tax cuts. Our Friday NewsCap panelists weigh in on that and the state’s other top stories. Plus, a Valley author tells the wild story of her family's move to Arizona. That and more on The Show.
Confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson are expected to start next week. A former Arizona Supreme Court justice discusses how increased partisanship has affected judicial selections and confirmations. Plus, we’ll find out how the combination of COVID-19 and streaming has changed our TV viewing habits. That and more on The Show.
Gov. Doug Ducey is expected to call legislators into a special session to address the referendum that could undo the massive tax cut he signed last year. We’ll hear the latest from the Capitol. Plus, a new show teaches kids how to draw and also helps them deal with their emotions. That and more on The Show.
The death rate for racing horses in Arizona is more than double the national average. We’ll hear why that is and what can be done about it. Plus, the Our Street series heads west to Peoria. That and more on The Show.