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Phoenix has already set some new records this year for high temperatures, and the city recently put some of its Tree and Shade Master Plan into policy. We'll hear what new research says about what kinds of shade provide the most relief. Plus, how a drop in enrollment in higher ed is driving a wider education gap in the country. That and more on The Show.

student studying
Fewer students are enrolling in colleges and universities this year — more than 600,000 fewer, in fact. It’s a drop that lines up with the pandemic, but, the question remains: Does it spell long-term trouble?
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Arizona’s races for Governor and Secretary of State are getting more crowded, and lawmakers are going bipartisan on wildfires. Our Friday NewsCap panelists take on those and the state's other top stories. Plus, a new project uses data and fiction to explore a solar future. That and more on The Show.

Roy and Paul in studio
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discussed the week in news with attorney and former congressional staffer Roy Herrera; and Paul Bentz of HighGround.
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State lawmakers are working to allocate nearly $100 million to deal with wildfires and their aftermath. Arizona’s House Speaker tells us about the needs and prospects for a quick special session. Plus, one of the entertainment world's most prolific designers is honored at the Sedona Film Festival. That and more on The Show.

The Arizona Senate’s audit of the 2020 presidential election in Maricopa County is ending — or at least the hand recount at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum is wrapping up. But the first-of-its kind audit, which was met with widespread derision, has drawn interest from politicians in other states — and its legacy is likely to be long-lasting.
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So many people have experienced some kind of loss during the course of the pandemic. We'll hear why pandemic-related grief is different from other kinds. Plus, former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder on the For the People Act and the ongoing election audit in Maricopa County. That and more on The Show.

Atascosa Lookout
For several years, ecologist Jack Dash and photographer Luke Swenson have been chronicling the specific site of Atascosa Highlands as part of their project to conduct the first comprehensive survey of the flora and fauna — and how those have been affected by climate change, border wall construction and other factors.