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Legislative Republicans say Gov. Katie Hobbs made a mistake in vetoing the Arizona Border Invasion Act. The state Senate president on why they plan to continue sending her border-related bills. And, our Saguaro Land series continues with a look at designing for the desert. That and more on The Show.

Pleasure Cult Tiny Desert Concert on Roosevelt Row in downtown Phoenix
By day, Honey Danger works at the downtown Phoenix coffee shop Xanadu. But when the sun goes down, they assume their role as the lead singer of Pleasure Cult — a name that comes from the tabletop game Warhammer 40,000.
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How the language we use about immigration changes with the political debate. And Modified Arts has been open on Roosevelt Row for 25 years — how it’s shaped the arts district. That and more on The Show.

Warren Petersen at podium
Arizona Republican lawmakers are promising to bring back a border security bill that got vetoed last week. On party lines, Republicans passed a bill to make crossing the border outside of a port of entry a state crime.
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Stephen Richer’s defamation lawsuit against Kari Lake will be allowed to continue. We’ll hear what that could mean as her U.S. Senate campaign heats up. Plus, an Arizona artist talks about her exhibit looking at the future matriarchs of the Black community. That and more on The Show.

Circular Plastics Microfactory plastic pellets
Wyatt Myskow is the Southwest correspondent for Inside Climate News and told The Show more about what this new facility is all about and what will be happening there.
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Colorado River basin states are facing a deadline to come up with new rules for managing the overtaxed river. We’ll hear why two plans have emerged from two familiar groups. Plus, meet the actor on stage who has to be prepared to fill in for just about every role. That and more on The Show.

Zack Pepe
Zack Pepe is a swing actor in Mesa Encore Theater's latest production of “The Lightning Thief” based on the Percy Jackson book of the same name. He spoke with The Show about exactly what he does.
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Arizona voters got the answer to a long-running question this week as Sen. Kyrsten Sinema said she would not run for reelection. Our Friday NewsCap panelists analyze that and the rest of the week’s top stories. Plus, a local author on the Tucson Festival of Books and writing in the Southwest. That and more on The Show.

Kyrsten Sinema
Lorna Romero Ferguson of Elevate Strategies and Gaelle Esposito of Creosote Partners joined The Show to talk about Sen. Kyrsten Sinema’s reelection decision, Gov. Katie Hobbs’ veto of an immigration-related bill and more.

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