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The race is on to replace Maricopa County Attorney Allister Adel, who resigned this week. Our Friday NewsCap analyzes that and the rest of the week’s top stories. Plus, a movie that won Best Picture 80 years ago has gained renewed relevance with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. That and more on The Show.

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Film critic Mike Ryan recently went through a number of Best Picture award winners and found many of them fell short of his expectations. But the 1942 war drama “Mrs. Miniver” made it all worth it.
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Democrats and Republicans are both courting Latino voters ahead of this year’s midterm elections. We’ll hear how that’s translating to strategies on the ground. Plus, visit Phoenix Art Museum to see the epitome of fast fashion, 1960s style. That and more on The Show.

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Fast fashion may seem like a modern phenomenon, but a trend in the '60s encouraged shoppers to throw their garments away after only a few wears. And now they’re on display at the Phoenix Art Museum.
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Russia’s war in Ukraine has led to a flood of refugees leaving that country. Some of them have ended up at the U.S.-Mexico border. Plus, meet the Mesa-born actor starring in the Oscar-nominated film “CODA,” who could become the first deaf male actor to win the award. That and more on The Show.

Troy Kotsur best supporting actor Oscar
Troy Kotsur has been busy the last month making history. The actor, who was born and raised in Mesa, stars in the hit film “CODA.” And he has been raking in the awards for it — Sunday he became the first deaf actor to win an Academy Award.
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Adult-use recreational marijuana is legal in Arizona, but marketing that product comes with some challenges. We’ll hear how cannabis brands try to get on customers’ radar. Plus, the debate over masking young kids, and whether it affects their language development. That and more on The Show.

Allister Adel
Maricopa County Attorney Allister Adel is stepping down. "Today I announce my decision to resign as the Maricopa county attorney effective Friday, March 25, 2022, at 5:00 p.m.," Adel said in an email statement Monday afternoon.
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The impact of the pandemic has clearly been felt in how students have been taught in the past couple of years. Now school counselors say they're seeing a wave of mental health issues among Arizona’s students. Plus, an Arizona member of the Webb Space Telescope team on why its first images of an orange star are so exciting to scientists. That and more on The Show.

jeff herbert
Jeff Herbert is the co-founder of Superstition Meadery in Prescott. He, along with his wife Jennifer, built the company from nothing into one of the highest-rated beverage producers in the country.