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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.
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There have been and will continue to be a lot of polls before Election Day. Should media outlets be conducting and talking about unscientific ones from viewers, listeners and readers? Plus, a member of the Maricopa Community Colleges governing board is accused of harming the search for a new chancellor. That and more on The Show.

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More businesses across Maricopa County and other parts of the state are now allowed to reopen. That’s because those areas have met the benchmarks for moving into the moderate transmission category, which allows for the next phase of reopening during the pandemic.
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More and more businesses across Arizona will be reopening as counties are meeting COVID-19 benchmarks. How Valley businesses are planning to open their doors and handle the new health guidelines. Plus, we’ll profile an Arizona artist whose newest piece stands nine stories high in downtown Phoenix. That and more on The Show. 

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Antoinette Cauley is a Phoenix native and has been an artist here for 10 years. She’s always pulled from her experiences in life and the lives of her community. But when creating a mural of James Baldwin, she realized that this moment was different.
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Republicans held their own virtual and remote convention this week to re-nominate President Trump. Our Friday NewsCap panelists will weigh in on that and the week’s other top stories. Plus, Arizona’s health director on flattening the COVID-19 curve and reopening more businesses. That and more on The Show.

Dr. Cara Christ
As more of the state is set to reopen, The Show spoke with Dr. Cara Christ, director of the Arizona Department of Health Services, about what the much of the state being in the "moderate" category means.
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The Republican National Convention wraps up Thursday, as President Donald Trump officially accepts his party’s nomination for president. The chair of the state Republican Party on Arizona’s presence at the convention. Plus, a domestic violence counselor talks about doing remote sessions with victims stuck at home. That and more on The Show.

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The shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin, led to an historic moment in sports. Fans immersed in the NBA playoffs found Wednesday's games unexpectedly postponed. Arizona Republic columnist Greg Moore joined The Show to talk about the moment.

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