June 2021

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Scottsdale sky
As wildfires continue to burn around the state, Phoenix skies tinted the color orange that may actually be bringing down temperatures. To clear the haze on what’s happening with the weather, The Show spoke with Matt Pace, meteorologist for the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality.
June 15, 2021
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Debate continues in D.C. over the proposed For the People Act, which deals with issues like voter access, election security and redistricting, among many others. Among its supporters is former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, who served in the Obama administration and is currently chair of the National Democratic Redistricting Committee.
June 15, 2021
arizona, mexico, US flags
Sonora, Arizona's neighbor to the south, recently elected a new governor — and did so in a fairly convincing fashion. To get a better sense of how that election played out and its implications for the Arizona-Sonora relationship, The Show spoke with KJZZ's Murphy Woodhouse, who is based in Sonora's capital Hermosillo.
June 14, 2021
Proposition 207 legalized recreational marijuana in Arizona, but it also opened up a pathway for those who have been convicted of certain marijuana-related crimes to have their records expunged. But to get a record expunged, a person must petition a court. That can be a difficult process that requires a lawyer, not something everyone can afford.
June 14, 2021
Phoenix Fire rescue
The Arizona summer heat is upon us, like always. But things are looking more extreme already this year. And temperatures could get dangerous this week. The Show spoke with Capt. Todd Keller of the Phoenix Fire Department to hear about what’s being done.
June 14, 2021
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Early in the Suns-Nuggets series, a trend emerged on Twitter — a trend that must have pleased both brewers and frat bros across the state.
June 14, 2021
Former state Rep. Anthony Kern
In a column over the weekend in the Arizona Republic, author and Brookings Institution Senior Fellow Jonathan Rauch wrote that the current process is part of creating public doubt about broader U.S. norms — not just our elections.
June 14, 2021
BBC look-ahead graphic
President Joe Biden’s first overseas trip continues as he’s set to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin this week in Geneva. For a look at some of the key international stories in the coming days, The Show spoke with the BBC’s Audrey Tinline.
June 14, 2021
Ballot audit
The counting continues at Veterans Memorial Coliseum, as do the headlines generated by the state Senate’s ongoing audit of Maricopa County ballots and election equipment. Mike Broomhead, host of the Mike Broomhead Show on KTAR, was OK with the audit when it started, but has since soured on the process.
June 14, 2021
Arizona State Capitol building
State lawmakers are continuing work this week on a new state budget, but that’s not the only big issue they’ll be dealing with.
June 14, 2021