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Arizona has some new candidates for higher office, and the state continues to struggle theough a teacher shortage. Our Friday NewsCap panelists weigh in on these more of the week's top stories. Plus, who is the scariest Arizonan? Phoenix Magazine made a list. That and more on The Show.

Scary Arizona state Senator Wendy Rogers
The latest edition of Phoenix magazine offers a lighthearted look at what it’s calling, "Monster Mash: Arizona’s Scariest People."
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Childhood obesity is on the rise across the country, and the pandemic is seen as one reason. We'll hear why Arizona appears to be bucking the trend. Plus, why the federal government is shifting immigration enforcement from worksite raids to targeting employers. That and more on The Show.

Childhood obesity kids shoes on scale
The data from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation show Arizona’s rate of obesity among 10- to 17-year-olds is 10.2%, compared to the national average of 16.2%. But those rates are generally higher among kids in lower-income families.
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The Maricopa County Attorney’s office has reworked its policy on the use of video evidence. We'll hear what’s changing and what difference it might make. Plus, why some distant galaxies lost their ability to create new stars. That and more on The Show.

Arizona Border Crossings
The United States is reopening its land borders for nonessential travelers. The only requirement is to be fully vaccinated.
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Cyber security has become a big concern for lots of people, businesses and governments. How Arizona’s new Cyber Command Center will aim to deal with potential threats. Plus, residents of one southeast Valley town have a new place to get hyper-local news. That and more on The Show.

Reservation Dogs
Hulu’s new comedy "Reservation Dogs" follows four teens from Oklahoma who dream of moving to California. It’s being heralded as funny, poignant, self-assured and ground-breaking. And nearly the whole cast — and much of the team behind the lens — is Indigenous.
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Indigenous Peoples Day celebrates the history and cultures of Native American people nationwide. We'll hear abut a new space in Phoenix for indigenous creators and social entrepreneurs. Plus, debate continues over what kinds of waterways should be protected. That and more on The Show.

Eunique Yazzie and Melody Lewis chose Indigenous Peoples Day as the grand opening of Cahokia PHX on Roosevelt Row in downtown Phoenix. It's the nation’s first Indigenous women-led art and social tech space.

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