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Proposition 208 — Invest in Ed — would raise income taxes on wealthier Arizonans to bring hundreds of millions of dollars into the state’s K-12 system. We'll hear two very different perspectives on the initiative. Plus, Phoenix aims to snuff out flavored tobacco. That and more on The Show.

Signs against and for Arizona Proposition 208
Voter have to decide on two citizen initiatives that qualified for this year's ballot. The Show is bringing you elevator pitches of sorts from the supporters and the opponents of these proposals, starting with Proposition 208, or the Invest in Education Act.
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Cases of COVID-19 are spiking in some states around the country, although Arizona is not one of them. A public health expert on when Arizonans could see some restrictions relaxed. Plus, Mohave County officials decide against removing their COVID-19 emergency declaration. That and more on The Show.

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The power of social media on politics and elections isn’t restricted to President Donald Trump’s tweets and the retweets of his followers. And it isn’t always more conventional celebrities like Oprah Winfrey and Tom Hanks or younger singers and musicians who are having an impact. Sometimes, it’s people who are famous mostly for being online influencers.
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Arizona’s political maps will be redrawn after this year’s census. A look at the finalists for the commission that’ll do that redistricting. Plus, a new position at ASU aims to look at how the arts can influence social change. That and more on The Show.

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Arizona voters decided in 2000 that the state’s legislative and congressional districts should be drawn by an independent commission instead of by the Legislature, which had controlled the process since statehood. But even the independent commission has not avoided political controversy.
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Sen. Martha McSally and challenger Mark Kelly faced off in their only live debate — and disagreed about the pandemic and health care, among other things. We'll hear our Friday NewsCap on the debate — and the Biden campaign finally landed in Arizona. And does this year make it feel like we’ve all been zombified? That and more on The Show.

Julie Erfle, Matt Benson
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discussed the week in news with Julie Erfle, communications consultant at Erfle Uncuffed, and Matthew Benson, director at Veridus.
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Arizona has traditionally accepted a lot of refugees, but the Trump administration has set a historic low cap on refugees for next year. We'll hear how that could affect the state, and its economy. And the Page Turner series continues, with an immigrant story from the American West. That and more on The Show.

Phoenix Children's Hospital Flu Pod Chalk Art
Phoenix Children’s Hospital provided influenza vaccines to its staff on Wednesday — like any other year. But the effort was more important than ever as the medical community braces for a meeting of flu season and the COVID-19 pandemic. The hospital’s "flu pod" was an exercise meant to both protect and prepare front line workers for what’s to come.