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The impact of the pandemic has clearly been felt in how students have been taught in the past couple of years. Now school counselors say they're seeing a wave of mental health issues among Arizona’s students. Plus, an Arizona member of the Webb Space Telescope team on why its first images of an orange star are so exciting to scientists. That and more on The Show.

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Jeff Herbert is the co-founder of Superstition Meadery in Prescott. He, along with his wife Jennifer, built the company from nothing into one of the highest-rated beverage producers in the country.
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Gov. Doug Ducey is ready to have lawmakers hold a special session to repeal and replace nearly $2 billion in tax cuts. Our Friday NewsCap panelists weigh in on that and the state’s other top stories. Plus, a Valley author tells the wild story of her family's move to Arizona. That and more on The Show.

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This week, Gov. Doug Ducey spoke out against the the Republican lawsuit to end early voting in Arizona, as well as the situation at the Maricopa County Attorney's Office.
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Confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson are expected to start next week. A former Arizona Supreme Court justice discusses how increased partisanship has affected judicial selections and confirmations. Plus, we’ll find out how the combination of COVID-19 and streaming has changed our TV viewing habits. That and more on The Show. 

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Some Arizona GOP lawmakers are trying to push through legislation that would make a picture of every ballot cast in most elections a public record.
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Gov. Doug Ducey is expected to call legislators into a special session to address the referendum that could undo the massive tax cut he signed last year. We’ll hear the latest from the Capitol. Plus, a new show teaches kids how to draw and also helps them deal with their emotions. That and more on The Show.

KJZZ interviewed six students across Arizona to learn about what life has been like for them since March 2020. They said the past two years have been a tumultuous time academically and personally. But the students say the past two years have also taught them life lessons about perseverance and gratitude.
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The death rate for racing horses in Arizona is more than double the national average. We’ll hear why that is and what can be done about it. Plus, the Our Street series heads west to Peoria. That and more on The Show.

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Arizona’s three universities are all seeking an increase for in-state tuition after two straight years of no changes to the cost to attend.