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The need for mental health care has been getting more attention, especially during the pandemic. A new investigation finds mental health care in Arizona is not living up to expectations. Plus, ASU’s role in what’s being described as a mixed-use business park in space. That and more on The Show.

Arizona State University has a key role in a new project named Orbital Reef. It’s a new space station that’ll be in low-Earth orbit, and it’s being described as a place where people can rent space to do experiments, operate a business, run a tourism operation or any number of other uses.
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The state is bringing in more money than expected — and not by just a little bit. We'll hear why that is and what it means. Plus, the big risk Valley restauranteur Chris Bianco took during the pandemic and how it seems to be paying off so far.

U.S. Supreme Court building
The United States Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments in a divisive Texas abortion case Nov. 1 that could have future implications in other states hoping to pass sweeping laws that restrict abortion — including Arizona.
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Sen. Kyrsten Sinema continues to face criticism from her own party, but has she forged an agreement with the White House on infrastructure? Our Friday NewsCap panelists weigh in on that and the state’s other top stories. Plus, Phoenix Suns broadcaster Al McCoy on 50 years of announcing the team’s games. That and more on The Show.

Vanessa Becerra in The Copper Queen" Film
Ghosts have long been a part of the story of the Copper Queen Hotel in Bisbee. And a new film production by Arizona Opera focuses on the story of one of them: Julia Lowell in room 315.
'The Room' star made a horror movie about an Arizona cult
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Pediatricians are getting ready to start vaccinating kids as young as five. Dr. Richard Carmona discusses the logistics of making that happen and talking to hesitant parents about vaccines. Plus, why having fewer antibodies may not be a problem in the effort to fight off COVID-19. That and more on The Show.

Don Guerra baking at Barrio Bread in Tucson
“Local” has been a buzzword in the food world for a long time now — locally sourced ingredients, from local farms, contributing to the local economy. But Don Guerra takes the concept to a whole new level.
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Arizona's Independent Redistricting Commission is getting closer to approving new maps. We'll hear how the process works, from the perspective of a mapping consultant. Plus, what will it take for Americans to agree on facts and truth? That and more on The Show.

Katie Hobbs senate testimony
High turnover rate among Arizona election workers is a concern for next year’s elections. That’s what Arizona secretary of state Katie Hobbs told a Senate subcommittee on Tuesday.

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