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There’s a lot of attention being paid this election to making voting more accessible. We'll look at the barriers facing people with disabilities when they go to vote. Plus, how the current recession is affecting Arizona and how the state might climb out of it. That and more on The Show.

Nikola electric truck
General Motors has pushed back the signing date on its pending partnership with Phoenix-based electric car company Nikola Motors. The Tuesday announcement came just one day before the deal was originally set to close.
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We are entering the seventh month of the COVID-19 pandemic with no end in sight. We'll hear why growing public apathy is prompting hospitals to prepare for a second wave. Plus, we dive into a massive black hole 17 billion light years away. That and more on The Show.

University of Arizona Old Main
Tuesday marks the end of the University of Arizona's two-week shelter-in-place recommendation it issued after a spike in COVID-19 cases, mainly among students.
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COVID-19 and its economic aftermath have had a disproportionate impact on women and people of color. We'll hear how the pandemic threatens to deepen already existing divides. And why restaurants selling to-go alcohol across the country may outlast the pandemic. That and more on The Show.

U.S. Sen. Martha McSally
It’s one of the most closely watched U.S. Senate contests in the country. But the race between Republican Sen. Martha McSally and Democrat Mark Kelly is special for another reason. For McSally, the race is also a second chance.
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Arizona continues to be at the center of the presidential race, as Cindy McCain crossed the aisle to support Joe Biden. The Friday NewsCap panelists weigh on that and the state’s other top stories. Plus, are the Arizona Coyotes living up to their financial commitments? That and more on The Show.

Dead saguaro border wall
John Kurc’s wheelhouse normally is rock stars, concerts or a bride and groom. But, when COVID-19 hit and all of those events stopped, he came to southern Arizona to document the construction of the Trump administration’s wall along our southern border.
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More and more Valley school districts are starting to bring students and teachers back into the classroom, at least part-time. We'll hear the debates over how and when those moves should be made. Plus, one Valley resident laments that COVID-19 has taken away her place to blow off steam. That and more on The Show.

Devoney Looser Making Jane Austen
Devoney Looser is an Austen scholar and author of "The Making of Jane Austen." She’s also a roller derby player who wrote recently about the difference derby made in her life and how much she has missed it during the pandemic.