As so often is the case, Arizona finds itself in the national political spotlight this election season. A view from outside the state about what certain races mean nationwide. Plus, one Phoenix artist has declared that this October, anything can be a vampire. That and more on The Show.
Independents make up a sizable portion of the Arizona electorate but are not that well understood. How campaigns should go about trying to win over independent voters. Plus, pushing the Innocence Project forward and defending more women in the process. That and more on The Show.
An in-depth look at some of the economic issues Arizona voters are weighing as they fill out their ballots. Plus, a new documentary takes a look at a favorite of the '90s Tempe music scene. That and more on The Show.
Hear both sides of the debate around the so-called “Stop Dark Money” campaign voters will be weighing in on in November. Plus, people imagine a more perfect future — and call into the Utopian Hotline to tell us about it. That and more on The Show.
Drama continues over the Arizona gubernatorial debate. Our Friday NewsCap panelists weigh in on that and more of the week’s top stories. Plus filmmaker John Waters — the “Pope of Trash” — on his upcoming show in Phoenix. That and more on The Show.
There have been efforts over the years to change the way the Arizona legislature works — with mixed results. A longtime capitol lobbyist on what changes he’d like to see. And a groundbreaking actress takes the stage in Mesa as King Lear. That and more on The Show.
Law enforcement has been under the microscope in recent years as debate has focused on funding and tactics. The recently retired U.S. marshal for Arizona reflects on his career and that public conversation. And from spiders to snakes, we break down our greatest fears this Halloween season. That and more on The Show.
The Valley’s housing market has been going gangbusters for the last two years. Have rising interest rates finally slowed down the price hikes? Plus, a Tucson-based writer on her new novel about neighbors in Phoenix. That and more on The Show.
Voters have a lot of issues on their minds as they consider how to fill out their ballots. How elections themselves have become a big part of that discussion. Plus, a healer on drawing attention to indigenous medicine traditions. That and more on The Show.
The candidates in Arizona’s nationally-watched U.S. Senate race took to the debate stage in advance of November’s election. Our Friday NewsCap panelists analyze that and the rest of the week’s top stories. And why Valley sports fans spend less to see their home teams play than fans in other cities. That and more on The Show.
This year’s monsoon season was wetter than in recent years. A look back at monsoon 2022. And restaurateur Sam Fox on what’s next. That and more on The Show.
The state has an affordable housing crisis. Why some experts think shopping centers could hold part of the solution. And a Tiny Desert Concert with Valley rapper Mega Ran. That and more on The Show.
The Valley is seeing a massive increase in people experiencing homelessness. We visit "the zone" in downtown Phoenix and learn why so many of them are seniors. And the plan to help revitalize a beloved Tempe landmark. That and more on The Show.
Races for U.S. Senate and governor have generated much of the attention leading up to November’s election. A look down the ballot at the handful of competitive races for state Legislature. And as summer hopefully comes to an end, rainy songs to get us in the mood for cooler temps.
Save Our Schools Arizona failed to garner enough signatures to bring the Empowerment Scholarship Account program back to the ballot. Our Friday NewsCap panelists analyze that and the rest of the week’s top stories. Plus, comedian Lewis Black brings his rants to Arizona. That and more on The Show.
It’s not hard to find hate on social media and elsewhere. A new effort aims to prevent kids from falling prey to hate groups online. Plus, an Arizona author on his traumatic journey through the U.S. borderlands as a child and how writing about it has helped him heal. That and more on The Show.
More pedestrians die in Phoenix every year than in most cities. Will the new Vision Zero program do enough to protect people on our streets? Plus, meet the University of Arizona student who is competing on this season of “LEGO Masters.” That and more on The Show.
A court ruling could soon mean the end of the DACA program. We’ll hear how undocumented students in Arizona are leaning on one another as the decision looms. Plus, how public opinion is shifting against abortion bans since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. That and more on The Show.
Candidates up and down the ballot are trying to appeal to as many voters as they can leading up to the election. We’ll hear why one demographic may be worth a little more of campaigns’ time. Plus, how bringing back accent marks in their names is helping some younger Latinos reclaim their heritage. That and more on The Show.
The candidates for Arizona secretary of state — the state’s top election officer — have met for a debate. Our Friday NewsCap panelists analyze that and the rest of the week’s top stories. Plus, former NBA star and current USA Basketball official Grant Hill talks about his career. That and more on The Show.