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Arizona’s primary voting system is sidelining the largest group of voters here: Independents. A longtime political insider is attempting to change our primary so extremists stop winning. Plus, a Muslim sex educator connects spirituality and sexuality. That and more on The Show.

The toilet-paper aisle at a north Phoenix Target store
The pandemic and now the war between Russia and Ukraine have brought the notion of the supply chain to many consumers’ minds. Supply chain management professor Mike Crum thinks the creation of a federal office could combat shortages.
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It has been a difficult wildfire season for firefighters in Arizona’s high country. We’ll hear from one hotshot who says we need to think about fire and its inevirability in a new way. Plus, how political division has changed the way we view the American flag. That and more on The Show.

Pallets of sandbags
In northern Arizona, flooding threatens about 500 homes, the result of a worst-case scenario where several burn scars in the pine tree mountains are now exposed to a heavy monsoon year.
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The teacher shortage in Arizona has plagued schools for years. One Arizona district could be turning to virtual teachers to fill the gap. Plus, The Show kicks off Shark Week with an expert who says we shouldn’t be so scared of these predators and their jaws. That and more on The Show.

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Former President Donald Trump and his former Vice President Mike Pence were both in Arizona last week supporting rival Republican candidates for governor.
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Former President Donald Trump and Vice President Pence are both coming to Arizona to stump for competing gubernatorial candidates. Our Friday NewsCap panelists analyze the week’s top stories. Plus, an Arizona artist who’s writing a children’s book in murals. That and more on The Show.

Little Miss Public Radio Nerd meme
The Little Miss and Mr. Men books from the '70s and '80s are back, this time as memes.
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Flagstaff has an ambitious plan to be carbon neutral by 2030. A look at its new partnership with the state’s biggest utility to power the city with renewable energy. Plus, how Arizona’s health care system is doing in the third year of the pandemic. That and more on The Show.

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Flagstaff will work with Arizona Public Service to reduce its carbon footprint.