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Heat can be dangerous — both inside and outside. Why residents of manufactured homes may face more health dangers from the heat because of the cost of air conditioning. Plus, the founder of Nikola Motor goes on trial for fraud. That and more on The Show.

Spooky’s Swirls horror cupcakes
Spooky’s Swirls is a gluten-free bakery that combines the couples’ love of horror films with their love of baking. The unlikely combination has become a hit and even landed one of its owners on the Food Network’s “Halloween Baking Championship.”
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Too many people in Arizona and elsewhere die each year because of extreme heat. Would it help bring the numbers down if we named heat waves the way we name hurricanes and other significant weather events? Plus, how the Navajo Nation achieved high COVID-19 vaccination rates among kids. That and more on The Show.

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The heat kills people every year. Could naming heat events like other extreme weather events help prevent that?
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Sedona is among a number of Valley cities dealing with a shortage of affordable housing and problems from short-term rentals. We’ll hear how it’s using incentives to try to address both issues. Plus, how California’s decision to ban gas-powered cars in coming years will affect car culture there. That and more on The Show.

Katie Hobbs and Kari Lake
Democrat Katie Hobbs’ campaign announced Sunday that she would not debate Republican Kari Lake as the two battle for the Arizona governor’s office, calling off any negotiations with Lake and the state commission overseeing debates.
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Even though a formal debate still seems unlikely, Katie Hobbs and Kari Lake were on the same stage this week — at different times. Our Friday NewsCap panelists weigh in on that and the state’s other top stories. Plus, why night markets have become popular — even in the Valley’s sizzling summer. That and more on The Show.

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This week saw gubernatorial candidates Katie Hobbs and Kari Lake taking questions separately and not debating at a Chamber of Commerce event.
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The Valley’s summer temperatures are difficult to endure for those of us who live here. But some people aren't hiding indoors. How to make your garden grow, even in triple-digit heat. And our next Tiny Desert Concert features an all-female rock band. That and more on The Show.

Colorado River
Divvying up Colorado River water has been the subject of at least two letters this week from Republican and Democratic members of Arizona’s congressional delegation. One note was sent to the head of the U.S. Department of Interior and the other to the governor of California.