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COVID-19 has affected almost every aspect of Arizona's economy. We'll hear how one region of the state plans to emerge from the pandemic and define its economy. Plus, a young local painter whose style evokes expressionists many, many years his senior. That and more on The Show.

A view of the Telegraph Fire
Firefighters have the Telegraph Fire 68% contained, but the fire has burned more than 123,000 acres to become the seventh largest wildfire in Arizona history. Firefighters have made significant gains on the fire, but it jumped a line and worked through rugged terrain as temperatures soared.
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The Biden administration has officially ended the so-called Remain in Mexico program. We'll hear how that could affect border communities in Arizona and Mexico. Plus, when will the state legislature get back to work on a budget? That and more on The Show.

“Forensic audit,” “fraudit,” “grift,” “clown show” — the Arizona Senate’s partisan recount of 2020 ballots in Maricopa County has been referred to by many titles. But what do auditors think of the vernacular? The Arizona Republic’s Jen Fifield asked and found that very few auditing professionals are comfortable calling what the Senate is doing an “audit.”
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Lawmakers from Pennsylvania were in the Valley to observe the controversial ballot audit, and they said they might try something similar in their home state. Our Friday NewsCap panelists weigh in on that and the state's other top stories. Plus, a storytelling event featuring people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. That and more on The Show.

Mark Kelly
The U.S. Senate is considering a number of options related to infrastructure spending as the Biden administration attempts to get Republican cooperation.
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Gov. Doug Ducey says he won’t sign any legislation until lawmakers agree on a budget — including his priorities. We'll take a look at some of the more significant bills being held up. Plus, how Arizona Theatre Company plans to bounce back on stage from a pandemic-punished season. That and more on The Show.

Lauren Shellhase, Catherine Reagor
Home prices in the Phoenix area are gangbusters right now. The Show heard from two perspectives on the area's housing market to learn why the market is booming and how long this will last.
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State lawmakers are looking to increase per diem rates for their rural colleagues. We'll hear how the legislation could avoid a gubernatorial veto. Plus, an Arizona Supreme Court justice on what it means to have an independent judiciary. That and more on The Show.

Rep. David Cook
Lawmakers at the state Capitol are on a two-week break right now after failing to reach an agreement on a nearly $13 billion budget last week. But when they return next week to continue debating that massive budget package, one sticking point for some lawmakers will be increasing their own pay by increasing their per diem payments.