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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.

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The Phoenix City Council earlier this month unanimously approved adopting a Vision Zero Road Safety Action Plan. This comes as Arizona boasts one of the nation's highest pedestrian fatality rates. But other regions are, or have been, struggling with similar.
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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.

Deborah Sussman
On KJZZ's SOAPBOX, The Show turns over the the mic to listeners. For the fall 2022, writers tackled the theme SORRY.
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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.

Kris Mays and Katie Hobbs
A Pima county judge upended Arizona’s abortion landscape on Friday, allowing a near-total ban from territorial days to go into effect. And with an election on the horizon, the political implications could be vast.
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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.

Mark Finchem
This week wrapped up with the secretary of state debate Sept. 22, where Democratic candidate Adrian Fontes debated his Republican counterpart, Mark Finchem, who claimed the 2020 presidential election was "irredeemably compromised."
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Unions representing rail workers will vote on a proposed deal to avoid a strike that would have a major impact on the U.S. economy. Why one union leader says workers are walking away from their jobs at record numbers. Plus, the University of Arizona professors who created AI technology to write people’s wills for them. That and more on The Show.

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The White House has brokered a deal to avoid a potential railroad strike, but approval from unions is still pending. Meanwhile, Greg Hynes of SMART still hopes labor unions and railroad workers can reach an agreement without government intervention.

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