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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?
Vet Leaders Aren’t Surprised By Trump’s 'Losers,' 'Suckers' Comments

From city growth to pandemic poetry, hear some of the most important and entertaining stories in this special encore presentation of The Show.

metrocenter mall
Metrocenter Mall will be closing this week; Tuesday will be its last day of operation. Robrt Pela grew up near Metrocenter and spent a lot of time there as a kid and shared his experience there.
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New polls are showing strong leads by Democrats who will be at the top of Arizona’s November ballot. We'll hear our Friday NewsCap panelists on whether the numbers ring true and the state’s other top stories. Plus, remembering one of Arizona’s more prominent artists — and his connection to a famous local family. That and more on The Show.

Lonesome Road by Maynard Dixon
The art of Arizona and the Southwest is full of images of striking landscapes, wildlife and sunsets. In the early 20th century, Maynard Dixon captured many of those himself on his way to staking a claim as one of the state’s more successful and impressive painters. The September issue of Arizona Highways features Dixon, and The Show spoke with the magazine's editor-in-chief for more about him.
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The federal government is wading into efforts to restore the Gila and Salt Rivers in the Phoenix area. We'll hear how the Rio Reimagined project could impact the region. Plus, our Monsoon Series continues with an original song about the summer storms. That and more on The Show.

Raquel Denis
Raquel Denis is a poet, songwriter and a Tiny Desert Concert alumnus. The monsoon season gives her a sense of place and even some fear. But as she grew, her connection with the storms grew too.
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Political ads are already occupying a lot of our time and space on television and online. We'll hear why Phoenix is one of the hottest markets for campaign commercials. Plus, how the state plans to improve the low Census response rate. That and more on The Show.

Jennifer Longdon
On Monday, the White House announced a national moratorium on evictions to run through December. The policy would apply to people who have lost their jobs as a result of the pandemic and cannot find any alternative housing. State Rep. Jennifer Longdon (D-Phoenix) says it's not enough.