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Phoenix officials have agreed to a plan to combat homelessness in the city. We'll hear what it will look like and how it might work. Plus, Arizona’s original poet laureate on creating art during the pandemic. That and more on The Show.

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Under its latest version of the "Safely Returning to In-Person Instruction" document, the Arizona Department of Health Services says school leaders should prepare to transition to virtual learning if their county’s three COVID-19 benchmarks are in the red. Previous guidance issued in August only required one benchmark in the red.
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The late Sen. John McCain was known for fighting for his beliefs but also for a willingness to cross the political aisle. Is McCain’s type of bipartisanship a thing of the past or on the verge of revival? Plus, why Yuma is providing a different kind of home field advantage for young California athletes. That and more on The Show.

A sign warning of smuggling stands in an empty field on the U.S.-Mexico border
People who cross the border into southern Arizona have been dying at a faster rate than at any time in the past several years, a new report suggests. So far, the remains of 181 people have been found.
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The coronavirus pandemic has been stressful for a lot of people. Why that stress may not end when the pandemic does. Plus, how close is the Southwest to being able to grow all the food it needs to feed its population? That and more on The Show.

Union Station in downtown Phoenix
Phoenix is the nation’s fifth-largest city but still doesn’t have Amtrak passenger train service. That has been the case since 1996. But a presentation Amtrak gave in September indicates its leaders want to expand transportation corridors across the country. And that could include Phoenix.
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The good and bad news for Arizona in the latest jobs report. Plus, a look at the state’s most competitive congressional election. That and more on The Show.

An early voting center in north Phoenix on Oct. 22, 2020.
Arizona voters are shattering records, with more than 1 million ballots already cast in Maricopa County. The deadline to request an early ballot by mail has passed, but you can still cast your vote early ahead of what is sure to be a long Election Day.