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Losing gubernatorial hopeful Kari Lake is asking a judge to give her a day in court to prove the election was rife with errors — enough to overturn it. Plus, we meet the local connoisseurs of firewood. That and more on The Show.  

Carl Jimenez
The Show met up with Carl Jimenez at his north Phoenix home. Jimenez runs light displays for the Fourth of July, Halloween and other holidays, in addition to Christmas. His holiday display takes up pretty much his entire driveway, front yard and one of his side yards.
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The race for Arizona secretary of state was one of the most high-profile in this year’s election. Secretary-elect Adrian Fontes talks about his win and priorities for the office. Plus, what’s behind a shortage of Santas this Christmas season? That and more on The Show.

a sign banning sitting or lying on sidewalks at 'the zone' homeless encampment in downtown phoenix
“The Zone" has become a flashpoint in the debate over how the city of Phoenix should handle its unsheltered population.
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Some of the losing Republican candidates in last month’s election have had their first day in court. Our Friday NewsCap panelists analyze that and the rest of the week’s top stories. Plus, from Wordle to goblin-mode, the trends that captivated us during the past year. That and more on The Show.

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As 2022 draws to a close, The Show looks back on this year's lighthearted trends. For that, The Show sat down with digital culture expert Amanda Kehrberg.
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States that rely on Colorado River water are meeting this week to talk aout ways to use less of it. We’ll hear what those plans might look like. Plus, the parasitic desert plant some Arizonans bring into their homes for the holidays. That and more on The Show.

empty classroom chairs
The Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting and the Hechinger Report found that schools in our state are punishing students who miss school by forcing them to miss more. And it disproportionately affects students of colors.
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The pandemic wreaked havoc on Arizona’s schools, and new research shows just how far behind students now are. One local teacher on playing catch-up with a forever changed crop of students. Plus, how Latino voters made their voices heard in some unexpected ways this election season. That and more on The Show.

Algebra high school math class homework paper pencil
Data shows the pandemic lead to many students facing learning loss. But high school math teacher Torie Martin says it’s not just the education progress that’s been lost. It’s students’ ability to focus and their drive to learn.

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