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The Valley is in the middle of one of its hottest summers ever, as record highs continue to hover over 110 degrees. How will extreme temperatures affect cities going forward? Plus, how the pandemic may permanently change the places we work. That and more on The Show.

Coyotas De La Abuela
The coronavirus pandemic has taken a huge toll on the economy, leaving many businesses floundering and millions unemployed. In neighboring Sonora, Mexico, where government support for those individuals and businesses is slim, many are doing their best to adapt to the pandemic on their own.
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The Valley's housing market continues to soar, despite the ongoing pandemic. How that’s happening, and how long will it continue? Plus, how the "dual pandemics" of racism and COVID are affecting live theater. That and more on The Show.

Colleen Jennings-Roggensack at Gammage Auditorium
Plays and musicals from Broadway to Phoenix have been canceled or in some cases, moved to strictly online options where subscribers can watch on their computers and smartphones. But it’s not only COVID-19 that could lead to dramatic changes in theater. The protests and more open discussion about racial injustice have caused producers, writers and more to reconsider their approaches.
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The Valley has seen a number of days that have set heat records this summer. Have those record high temperatures led to more heat-related deaths? Plus, the challenges and opportunities of doing music therapy remotely. That and more on The Show.

Power lines
Last week, Arizona Public Service, the Salt River Project and Tucson Electric Power all asked customers to conserve power, even if that meant raising their thermostats during peak hours and peak heat. The Arizona Corporation Commission met Aug. 21 to discuss the possibility of rolling blackouts in Arizona if the demand for electricity continues.
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A surprising state Supreme Court ruling means Arizonans will get to vote on whether to raise taxes to pay for K-12 education. We'll hear our Friday NewsCap panelists will discuss that and the state’s other top stories. Plus, an iconic Valley home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright changes hands again. That and more on The Show.

David and Gladys Wright House in Phoenix
The David and Gladys Wright House in Phoenix’s Arcadia neighborhood has finally found a buyer. The new owners say they plan to restore and live in the home designed by famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright in 1952 for his son and daughter-in-law. The Show spoke with Grand Canyon professor Alison King for what this sale means for the preservation world.
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The number of COVID-19 cases in Arizona has been on the decline, even as other states are now seeing an increase in cases. A former federal health care official on what’s behind those numbers. Plus, the next edition in our monsoon series — from a poet who is not so entranced by the magic of the storms. That and more on The Show.

Arizona Coyotes Colorado Avalanche
The Arizona Coyotes are not going to win their first Stanley Cup this season. They were eliminated from the NHL’s playoff bubble last night with a 7-1 loss to the Colorado Avalanche — their second consecutive loss by that blowout score.