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The Valley’s summer temperatures are difficult to endure for those of us who live here. But some people aren't hiding indoors. How to make your garden grow, even in triple-digit heat. And our next Tiny Desert Concert features an all-female rock band. That and more on The Show.

Colorado River
Divvying up Colorado River water has been the subject of at least two letters this week from Republican and Democratic members of Arizona’s congressional delegation. One note was sent to the head of the U.S. Department of Interior and the other to the governor of California.
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It’s been 10 years since the U.S. Supreme Court issued its ruling on the Arizona immigration law known as SB 1070. How the state’s policies related to immigration have changed over those years. And how a downtown Phoenix building was designed to try to mitigate the region’s unforgiving heat. That and more on The Show.

Juul advertisement
E-cigarette maker Juul has settled a lawsuit with 34 states and territories over its marketing practices. Arizona is not one of those states involved in this lawsuit, but last year, the company agreed to pay Arizona $14.5 million in a separate settlement.
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Data from the state education department show most of the applications for new school vouchers come from families with students who have never been in public school. Proponents and critics of the expansion weigh in. And why it’s important for Phoenicians to embrace the summer heat. That and more on The Show.

The front page of the Arizona Republican on July 6, 1911
Despite all the attributes of being the country’s fifth largest metropolis, what Phoenix is really known for is the heat. The Show series Hot Town explores the Valley's hotness in all its forms. The Hot Town series starts with a look back at Phoenix's heat history.
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On this Labor Day, The Show is listening back to conversations with people who hold interesting jobs. Hear from a dressmaker, a puppeteer and the owner of a brewery — and find out why the popularity of labor unions is on the rise. That and more on The Show.

Prison laborers work at Sunset Cemetery in Willcox
One community in Arizona is so dependent upon the labor of incarcerated people, those who worked there call it “prison city.” This story is part of an investigation by the Arizona Republic and KJZZ.
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A debate between Arizona's candidates for governor might not happen this year, as Democrat Katie Hobbs weighs whether or not to take part. Our Friday NewsCap panelists analyze that and the rest of the week’s top stories. Plus, our Lit Squad series continues with a young adult novel that takes on the issue of censorship. That and more on The Show.

Katie Hobbs and Kari Lake
The fate of Arizona's gubernatorial debate is in limbo as Democratic candidate Katie Hobbs considers whether or not to participate with Republican candidate Kari Lake.

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