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A former president was arraigned, the governor’s veto tally is racking up, and the culture wars were on full display at the Arizona Capitol. Our Friday NewsCap weigh in on those and the rest of the week's top stories. Plus, a new take on a legend of Latin American mythology. That and more on The Show.

Evan Whitten in “Chupa”
A new film from Netflix that features an icon of Mexican and Latin American mythology debuts Friday. But the movie “Chupa” departs quite a bit from traditional lore.
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Gov. Katie Hobbs inherited Janet Napolitano’s veto stamp when she took over the Ninth Floor, and she’s using it. Hobbs is inching closer to breaking the veto record, and lawmakers are still at it. Plus, our series Saguaro Land continues with an effort to restore native plants to the Sonoran desert. That and more on The Show.

Gov. Katie Hobbs
Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs inherited Janet Napolitano’s veto stamp when she took over the Ninth Floor — the last Democratic governor in Arizona to face a GOP-controlled Legislature. And she’s using it.
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Kari Lake has one shot left in her attempt to overturn the 2022 election, and it hinges on claims of forged signatures on mail-in ballots. We’ll hear how election officials bolstered that process leading up to Election Day. Plus, a national shortage of Adderall is forcing people to ration their medication. That and more on The Show.

2022 arizona midterm ballot
Kari Lake has one shot left in her attempt to overturn the 2022 election, and it hinges on claims of forged signatures on mail-in ballots. But Maricopa County election officials knew that process would be highly scrutinized, and they bolstered it leading up to Election Day.
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The gun debate is once again center stage in American politics after another school shooting, this time in Nashville. State Rep. Jennifer Longdon talks about pushing for legislation to address gun violence. Plus, why expanding access to Narcan is important in battling the spread of fentanyl. That and more on The Show.

Jennifer Longdon
Last week, just days after the Nashville shooting, Democratic Rep. Jennifer Longdon motioned to bring a bill dubbed “Christian’s Law” to the Arizona House floor for a vote. The measure would require gun owners to keep firearms under lock and key when not in use. Republicans blocked the effort.
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The word “woke” has become something of a political catchall, describing everything from police policies to school curriculum. We’ll take a look at the word’s evolution. Plus, breaking down the impediments to residents investing in local businesses. That and more on The Show.

 photo enforcement camera
Arizona lawmakers are once again considering a bill to ban photo radar. The measure’s supporters argue the cameras are intrusive, while critics say they help cut down on crashes.

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