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Arizona senators are investigating another controversial comment made by their colleague Wendy Rogers. Our Friday NewsCap panelists analyze that and the rest of the week’s top stories. Plus, looking ahead to a sizzling but potentially wet summer. That and more on The Show.

Wendy Rogers
To discuss the latest ethics investigation into Sen. Wendy Rogers, a last-minute petition to protect abortion rights and more, The Show spoke with Chad Campbell of Strategies 360 and Marcus Dell’Artino of First Strategic.
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Drivers around the Valley have gotten used to seeing autonomous cars on the road. Get ready for more self-driving traffic as Waymo expands into downtown Phoenix. Plus, why an Arizona surgeon decided to travel to Ukraine to offer his skills. That and more on The Show.

A growing global debate over an energy source with a deadly past is playing out amidst the sweet sage and pine trees of the forests right by the Grand Canyon. More than a decade since the disastrous Fukushima nuclear accident in Japan, interest in uranium is on the rise again. And Arizona has cleared the way for a once stagnant mine to resume operations.
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A group announced an effort to get a measure on the Arizona ballot designed to guarantee the right to an abortion. Congress has held its first public hearing on UFOs in more than a half century. We're also bringing you a Tiny Desert Concert. That and more on The Show. 

Mega Ran Tiny Desert Concert
Mega Ran — aka Raheem Jarbo — is a nerdcore rapper whose music celebrates all things “nerd.” And while this might seem like a niche genre, Mega Ran is a bona fide star within it, and his fanbase extends around the world.
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Last month, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors appointed Rachel Mitchell to be the interim county attorney. We’ll hear her ideas about fixing the public perception of the office. Plus, why the demand for immigration attorneys is skyrocketing. That and more on The Show.

Rachel Mitchell is sworn in as Maricopa County attorney
Last month, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors appointed Rachel Mitchell to be the interim county attorney. Later this year, Mitchell will have to run to keep the position and to serve the rest of the term.
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COVID-19 infections seem to rising a bit recently, although hospitalizations are generally not. Scientists are trying to figure out why some people have not gotten COVID-19, even after being exposed. And a preview of what to expect this week at the state Capitol. That and more on The Show.

kids wearing face masks
Lawmakers are set to hear three bills relating to COVID-19 and the pandemic this week at the state Capitol. Among them is one seeking to stop the state health department from requiring the COVID-19 vaccination in schools.

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