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A new find deep under the ocean could help us understand what killed the dinosaurs. Plus, Why author Rogelio Juarez left Phoenix for New York. That and more on The Show.

Rogelio Juarez
Rogelio Juarez is a writer. He just defended his master’s thesis in fine arts at Cornell University as part of its creative writing program — one of the best in the country. He’s looking to publish his first novel next year.
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It's time revisit some of the best discussions of 2022, including a look at how new words are added to the dictionary. Plus, a visit with a podcaster connecting with distressed youth. That and more on The Show.

peter sokolowksi
What do hoglets, the metaverse and MacGyver all have in common? They've all made it into the Merriam-Webster dictionary as of last month. The Show spoke with editor Peter Sokolowski to learn about the process.
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Political headlines dominated Arizona in 2022, and Arizona politics were often national news. We’re taking a look back at some of the biggest stories of the year. Plus, documenting the Valley’s music scene in 2022. That and more on The Show.

Veronica Everheart Crescent Ballroom 2022
2022 was an exceptionally good year for independent music in the Valley. And Tempe-based photographer Austin Villegas kept his eye on the local music scene through the viewfinder on his camera.
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The arts community in the Phoenix area has struggled during the pandemic, but it may be showing signs of recovery. We’ll take a look back at the year in arts. Plus, we listen back to our conversation with performer Alan Cumming. That and more on The Show.

Patricia Sannit and Louis Farber
It has been a difficult few years for much of the arts community in the Phoenix area. Pandemic-related closures and protocols forced many arts organizations to change the way they operate — and some of those changes are still being felt.
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Arizona teams often found themselves moving beyond the sports pages in 2022. The Show recaps a busy year in sports — from a new Suns owner to Brittney Griner coming home. Plus, a look at the life of a Valley musician from a legendary band who recently passed away. That and more on The Show.

Robert Sarver, Mullett Arena, Brittney Griner and Herm Edwards
Twenty twenty-two has been an eventful year for Arizona sports both on and off the field. And the big stories continued just about through the end of the year.

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