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Arizona’s primary election is only a few days away, and most of the highest-profile races are still up in the air. Our Friday NewsCap panelists on what they expect, and the rest of the week’s top stories. And why priests are being murdered in Mexico. That and more on The Show. 

David Lujan and Marcus Dell’Artino
This week, Arizona's Republican party censured two mayors who support another term for democratic Sen. Mark Kelly.
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There is a lot of griping about Phoenix, from its sprawling development and lack of culture to its boiling hot summers. We launch a new series about our city and why so many influential people here decide to leave. Plus, a Tiny Desert Concert featuring Phoenix band and TikTok stars Playboy Manbaby. That and more on The Show.

Playboy Manbaby Tiny Desert Concert
Phoenix band Playboy Manbaby saw their popularity explode during the pandemic. Now, they're set to headline their first Los Angeles show.
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Arizona’s primary voting system is sidelining the largest group of voters here: Independents. A longtime political insider is attempting to change our primary so extremists stop winning. Plus, a Muslim sex educator connects spirituality and sexuality. That and more on The Show.

The toilet-paper aisle at a north Phoenix Target store
The pandemic and now the war between Russia and Ukraine have brought the notion of the supply chain to many consumers’ minds. Supply chain management professor Mike Crum thinks the creation of a federal office could combat shortages.
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It has been a difficult wildfire season for firefighters in Arizona’s high country. We’ll hear from one hotshot who says we need to think about fire and its inevirability in a new way. Plus, how political division has changed the way we view the American flag. That and more on The Show.

Pallets of sandbags
In northern Arizona, flooding threatens about 500 homes, the result of a worst-case scenario where several burn scars in the pine tree mountains are now exposed to a heavy monsoon year.
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The teacher shortage in Arizona has plagued schools for years. One Arizona district could be turning to virtual teachers to fill the gap. Plus, The Show kicks off Shark Week with an expert who says we shouldn’t be so scared of these predators and their jaws. That and more on The Show.

Donald Trump
Former President Donald Trump and his former Vice President Mike Pence were both in Arizona last week supporting rival Republican candidates for governor.
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