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Three of the biggest wildfires in state history have burned this year, and fires continue to burn across Arizona. We'll hear how wildland firefighters are trying to focus on their mental health. Plus, how the push for racial justice today is reminiscent of the civil rights movement of the 1960s. That and more on The Show.

Jacob Wiedmann, Jeremiah Gratza and Brett Boyles
Bars have been among the businesses Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey ordered closed, and they’re likely to stay that way for the time being. That has left bar owners and employees in a holding pattern despite steps they may have already taken to make their spaces safer.
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The legal battle over whether to reopen Arizona's gyms continues. We'll hear where that lawsuit stands and when members actually might be able to work out at their gyms. Plus, concerns over men's reluctance to wear a mask has led to a PR campaign focused on the masculinity of masking up. That and more on The Show.

Gym Sounds of City
Under pressure from a court order, Gov. Doug Ducey agreed Monday to provide a "roadmap'' to allow not just gyms and fitness centers to reopen but also restaurants and movie theaters — eventually.
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The number of available COVID-19 tests has been a problem around Arizona, and so has the slow turnaround for results. We'll hear what action Attorney General Mark Brnovich may take against one of the labs. Plus, how the state’s limited unemployment benefits could hurt the broader economy. That and more on The Show.

Natalie Rizzo-Stevens
As most schools look toward an at least partially virtual school year, it’s leaving working parents between a rock and hard place. How do you coach school-aged kids through online classes from home and work yourself? It’s just the position that Natalie Rizzo-Stevens found herself in recently. So she — like so many other parents around the country right now — got creative.
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Arizona’s primary election went off without any significant voting issues, and Gov. Ducey visited President Trump. We'll hear our NewsCap panelists weigh in on those and the state’s other top stories. Plus, how are universities planning for the fall semester and having some students on campus? That and more on The Show.

Amelia Haberman
Independent Arizona filmmaker Robert Conway was inspired by the pandemic and put together a skeleton crew to pull off his vision: "Skinwalker," a western-horror film about invisible forces wreaking havoc on humanity.
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A judge’s ruling says Gov. Ducey didn’t give gym owners a fair opportunity to meet guidelines for reopening. We'll hear what that could mean for other pandemic-related restrictions. Plus, why the Pinal County sheriff is starting a new citizen posse. That and more on The Show.

Asylum seekers
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services relies on fees to fund its operations. But migrant advocates say new fees for asylum applications and work permits are really an outsize burden on people fleeing persecution.