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Many parts of Arizona have been feeling the effects of warmer summers for several years. We'll hear why lower income neighborhoods may be bearing more of the brunt of those rising temperatures. Plus, how the federal government was able to track down hundreds of Mexican artifacts that had been illegally acquired over many years. That and more on The Show.

Jackie Alpers shrimp Topopo salad
Jackie Alpers had begun work on her book "Taste of Tucson" prior to the pandemic, but its collection of recipes from some of southern Arizona’s favorite spots offers the chance to make the home kitchen a creative place.
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People have been seeking out parks and other outdoor spaces during the pandemic as a way to get out of the house. We'll hear how Arizona cities fare in terms of access to parks. Plus, an update on what to expect this week at the state Capitol. That and more on The Show.

Jessica Wapner Wall Disease
Walls have separated individual houses, communities and, of course, nations for centuries. In her book "Wall Disease," reporter Jessica Wapner writes about how walls affect us internally and externally.
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The Arizona Legislature has joined many other states in moving to make changes to who can vote and how. Hear Friday NewsCap panelists talk about that and the week’s other top stories. And how a former NBA player applied the lessons of basketball to his first novel. That and more on The Show.

Julie Erfle and Chuck Coughlin
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discussed the week in news with Chuck Coughlin of HighGround and Julie Erfle of Erfle Uncuffed.
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Phoenix has been one of the fastest growing cities in the country for several years. Why a new ranking also puts Phoenix among the best performing cities in the U.S. And, Fernanda Santos on her transition from reporter to opinion columnist for the Washington Post. That and more on The Show.

Arizona State Capitol building
On March 11, 2020, Gov. Doug Ducey issued his first emergency declaration. However, in that time Ducey only convened the State Emergency Council once. A bill unanimously passed in the Arizona Senate would force Ducey and future governors to convene the council within 14 days of an emergency declaration.
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The pandemic has upended virtually every aspect of life over the last year. Should there be a COVID-19 commission to look into what happened? And why a Chicago Cardinals legend is being talked about after a splashy signing by the Arizona Cardinals. That and more on The Show.

Janet Ikeda
As a young woman at the beginning of World War II following the attack on Pearl Harbor, Janet Ikeda and her family were taken from their homes in California and moved to Arizona, many of them placed in internment camps. Even after that unfairness and injustice, Ikeda emerged years later with a commitment to helping her community.