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It has been 10 years since voters in Mesa recalled state Sen. Russell Pearce, SB-1070 author. A new book on the recall examines what has changed. Plus, how the landscape of the American Southwest was shaped by volcanoes. That and more on The Show.

What has four strings and starts with “u”? You probably know the answer but maybe not the history behind it. Most of us know the characteristic sound of the ukulele, but the pronunciation of its name varies.
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Phoenix Sky Harbor concession workers overwhelmingly voted to go on strike during the busiest travel week of they year. A barista tells us what the hospitality workers want. Plus, The founder of Marked by COVID tells us how her dad dying from the virus completely changed her professional life. That and more on The Show.

COVID-19 vaccination highway sign
Health officials in Arizona are on high alert heading into this Thanksgiving week as COVID-19 cases have been on the rise again. The state department of health services is adding 3,249 new cases and two more deaths to its daily dashboard today.
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Arizona Congressman Paul Gosar this week became the first House member to be censured in more than a decade. Our Friday NewsCap panelists weigh in on that and the rest of the week’s top stories. Plus, a new exhibit showcases recently-found photos of some of rock ’n’ roll’s biggest stars. That and more on The Show.

ASU Sol Power hip-hop festival
All week at ASU, SolPower has been celebrating hip-hop culture with events all over campus, and it all culminates this weekend with dance battles, DJs, dancers and more — including a first-of-its-kind collaboration between the ASU Symphony and internationally-renowned graffiti artists.
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The Valley’s real estate market has been strong, and a new report puts that into national context. We’ll hear what’s behind the growth and how it may impact other aspects of the region’s economy. Plus, how the shortage of microchips has created new power players in the industry. That and more on The Show.

Paul Gosa
The House voted Wednesday to censure Republican Rep. Paul Gosar of Arizona for posting of an animated video that depicted him killing Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with a sword, an extraordinary rebuke that highlighted the political strains testing Washington and the country.
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STEM fields continue to be lacking in diversity, but efforts are increasing to change that. We'll hear how one Native American woman has thrived in science and wants to help others do the same. Plus, a new investigation looks into racial disparities in prosecuting marijuana offenses. That and more on The Show.

Paul Gosar
The House will vote Wednesday on a resolution to censure Republican Rep. Paul Gosar of Arizona for tweeting an animated video that depicted him striking Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with a sword.
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