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March 24, 2021

The pandemic has generated worries about a lost year — or more — of learning for students. We'll hear how a federal commitment to tutoring could help fix that. Plus, how well-positioned is Arizona to tap into the commercial drone delivery market? That and more on The Show.

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March 23, 2021

Arizona voters approved legalizing recreational marijuana in last fall’s election. A look at how popular the grow-your-own option has been so far. Plus, a rapper brings positivity and love of video games to his music. That and more on The Show.

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March 22, 2021

Arizona is set to get billions of dollars from the recently-passed American Rescue Plan Act. Could some of that money be in jeopardy, though, if the state goes ahead with plans to cut taxes? Plus, what to expect this week at the state Capitol. That and more on The Show.

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March 19, 2021

A state Supreme Court justice steps down, and the first candidate gets into next year’s governor’s race. Our Friday NewsCap panelists analyze the top stories of the past week. Plus, an Arizona institution puts saguaros in the spotlight. That and more on The Show.

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March 18, 2021

Federal agencies have issued their findings on foreign interference attempts during last November’s election. Secretary of State Katie Hobbs on what Arizona can do to limit the threats. Plus, Grammy awards aren’t just about performers. We’ll talk to the winner who wrote the best album notes. That and more on The Show.

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March 17, 2021

The Maricopa County Attorney's Office has dropped controversial gang-related charges against a group of protestors but plans to file new charges against some of them. We'll hear from County Attorney Allister Adel. Plus, the debate over including long-term care facilities in a proposal to shield Arizona businesses from COVID-related lawsuits. That and more on The Show.

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March 16, 2021

Many parts of Arizona have been feeling the effects of warmer summers for several years. We'll hear why lower income neighborhoods may be bearing more of the brunt of those rising temperatures. Plus, how the federal government was able to track down hundreds of Mexican artifacts that had been illegally acquired over many years. That and more on The Show.

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March 15, 2021

People have been seeking out parks and other outdoor spaces during the pandemic as a way to get out of the house. We'll hear how Arizona cities fare in terms of access to parks. Plus, an update on what to expect this week at the state Capitol. That and more on The Show.

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March 12, 2021

The Arizona Legislature has joined many other states in moving to make changes to who can vote and how. Hear Friday NewsCap panelists talk about that and the week’s other top stories. And how a former NBA player applied the lessons of basketball to his first novel. That and more on The Show.

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March 11, 2021

Phoenix has been one of the fastest growing cities in the country for several years. Why a new ranking also puts Phoenix among the best performing cities in the U.S. And, Fernanda Santos on her transition from reporter to opinion columnist for the Washington Post. That and more on The Show.

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March 10, 2021

The pandemic has upended virtually every aspect of life over the last year. Should there be a COVID-19 commission to look into what happened? And why a Chicago Cardinals legend is being talked about after a splashy signing by the Arizona Cardinals. That and more on The Show.

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March 09, 2021

Arizona could be at the center of a dispute between some app developers and Apple and Google. How a bill in the Legislature could change the way app developers get paid. And, how COVID has changed our sense of fashion, and how we dress. That and more on The Show.

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March 08, 2021

The lack of affordable housing continues to be a challenge, especially in the Valley. We'll get an update on a project to have home sales help cover the costs. Plus, using murals to try to help improve people’s health. That and more on The Show.

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March 05, 2021

Arizona schools will be going back to in-person classes in a little more than a week, thanks to Governor Ducey’s executive order. Our Friday NewsCap analyzes the week’s top stories. And, Mesa Mayor John Giles on lobbying for aid to states and cities in the next round of federal COVID relief. That and more on The Show.

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March 04, 2021

Fights over education funding and teacher pay have been going on for years in Arizona. We'll hear what new data show about how much money is going to schools. Plus, how California's Citizens Redistricting Commission is dealing with census challenges. That and more on The Show.

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March 03, 2021

The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday on a pair of Arizona election laws. We'll recap what the attorneys and justices had to say. Plus, Tucson has become one of the first cities in the country to ban discrimination based on someone's natural hair. That and more on The Show.

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March 02, 2021

Testing and contact tracing continue to be important in the fight against COVID-19. We'll hear why epidemiologists aren't just relying on vaccines. Plus, marking the 40th anniversary of a band that helped put the Valley’s punk scene on the map. That and more on The Show.

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March 01, 2021

The Arizona Senate will be able to do its own audit of November’s election, after a judge’s ruling. We'll hear what that audit might look like. Plus, Valley Metro CEO Scott Smith on the State of Transit in the Phoenix area. That and more on The Show.

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February 26, 2021

Maricopa County's election equipment and software passed two audits, and Superintendent Kathy Hoffman expressed optimism about reopening Arizona's schools. Our Friday NewsCap analyzes the week’s top stories. Plus, why downtown Mesa could be on the verge of a second golden age. That and more on The Show.

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February 25, 2021

Politics and society have become more polarized over the past several years. A look at some of the surprising impacts of that. Plus, we’ll meet an opera singer who traded the stage for the kitchen during the pandemic. That and more on The Show. 

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