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The race for Pima County sheriff is a rematch of the 2016 contest. We'll hear about the controversy that has become a big part of that election. Plus, a new podcast looks at changes taking place in the community of Short Creek. That and more on The Show.

Rainbow in Short Creek
The community of Short Creek, on the Arizona-Utah border, has been in its share of headlines: The conviction of FLDS leader Warren Jeffs, concerns over the police department and the U.S. Justice Department successfully suing for religious discrimination. It's the subject of a new podcast.
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Coronavirus cases in Arizona have dropped significantly, but how would a dramatic increase affect K-12 and university students? Our Friday NewsCap panel covers this and more of the state’s top stories. Plus, how career and technical programs are trying to bring students back safely for hands-on learning. That and more on The Show.

Julie Erfle and Jaime Molera in studio
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The SHow discussed this week's Arizona news with Julie Erfle of Erfle Uncuffed and former Superintendent of Public Instruction Jaime Molera of Molera Alvarez.
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Arizona is considered a battleground state in this year’s presidential election. We'll hear why the Trump campaign has pulled its TV ads in Arizona and what that says about the race here. Plus, the President of ASU on how the school is reporting COVID-19 cases and trying to deal with them. That and more on The Show.

ACONAV monsoon 2020 design
Loren Aragon is Acoma Pueblo, a New Mexican tribe, and his ACONAV designs evoke his people. So, in his T-shirt and scarf design for our Monsoon Series, he created an intricate design that illustrates the beauty of the rains and evokes the pottery his people are known for.

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School districts around Arizona are opening their campuses, but what will they do if a COVID-19 outbreak happens? The Superintendent Kathy Hoffman weighs in. Plus, how the pandemic crushed Goodyear’s massive deal with Nike. That and more on The Show.

an empty classroom at a Phoenix high school
Most Arizona counties have met the benchmarks for schools to be able to move to a hybrid model of classes, where students and teachers are in the classroom for at least some of the time. A number of districts have been working toward that goal of having in-person instruction. To get a sense of how that seems to be going, The Show spoke with Arizona’s Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman about whether she is comfortable with how things have been proceeding.
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Arizona is shaping up to be a true battleground state in November. We'lll hear why one Arizona expat thinks the state could turn blue this fall. Plus, why some farmers markets are expanding into the West Valley. That and more on The Show.

President Donald Trump visits approximately 200 National Guard troops
A recent Military Times poll showed significant declines in the President Donald Trump's approval rating among active duty troops. President Trump’s disapproval rating is now higher than his approval rating ever was with that group. What does that mean in a battleground state where 10% of the adult population served in the military?
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