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The Arizona Supreme Court won’t ban early voting, and a new poll indicates most Arizonans would support that decision. Our Friday NewsCap panelists weigh in on that and the state’s other top stories. Plus, why the retirement of Pima County's administrator was apparently kept secret for months. That and more on The Show.

Mail In Ballot
KJZZ’s Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. This week saw the state Supreme Court reject Republican efforts to see early voting declared unconstitutional.
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Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has renewed concerns among some about the threat Vladimir Putin poses to the rest of the world. A Russian journalist who has covered him extensively weighs in. Plus, after one of their worst seasons in franchise history, a preview of the 2022 Arizona Diamondbacks. That and more on The Show.

Chase Field
It’s opening day across Major League Baseball, and the Arizona Diamondbacks begins its season Thursday night at Chase Field. To get a preview of the 2022 Diamondbacks, The Show spoke with Zach Buchanan, a baseball writer for the Athletic.
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The way schools are funded in Arizona could be in for a major overhaul. Now some in the education community worry a proposal at the legislature would create winners and losers. Plus, how pollution has significantly impacted the Black community in one Pinal County town. That and more on The Show.

The newly-built border wall
When President Biden took office in 2021, he ordered a halt to border wall construction. There’s little Arizona Republicans can do to finish what the Trump administration started. But that doesn’t necessarily matter to GOP voters.
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State lawmakers are considering a bill that would require public school teachers to post their materials online. We’ll hear what two teachers think about that idea. Plus, the Phoenix Zoo responds to criticism for how it treats elephants. That and more on The Show.

Abortion rights demonstration at U.S. Supreme Court 2016
Arizona is set to become one of the most restrictive states in the country for abortion access. Gov. Ducey signed a bill to ban abortions after 15 weeks gestation. And many expect the state could set even further limits on abortion in the year ahead.
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Workers and employers are continuing to think about where and how work will happen in the future. We’ll hear why the Valley continues to be a popular market for office space. Plus, why unions are forming at some of the country’s biggest companies. That and more on The Show.

Scottsdale Starbucks employees rally in support of unionization.
Unions are dominating headlines right now, from an Amazon warehouse on Staten Island, New York, to a Starbucks right here in Mesa, Arizona. So what’s behind this seeming rise in union activity right now?

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