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The Valley is in the middle of one of its hottest summers ever, as record highs continue to hover over 110 degrees. How will extreme temperatures affect cities going forward? Plus, how the pandemic may permanently change the places we work. That and more on The Show.

Coyotas De La Abuela
The coronavirus pandemic has taken a huge toll on the economy, leaving many businesses floundering and millions unemployed. In neighboring Sonora, Mexico, where government support for those individuals and businesses is slim, many are doing their best to adapt to the pandemic on their own.
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The Valley's housing market continues to soar, despite the ongoing pandemic. How that’s happening, and how long will it continue? Plus, how the "dual pandemics" of racism and COVID are affecting live theater. That and more on The Show.

Colleen Jennings-Roggensack at Gammage Auditorium
Plays and musicals from Broadway to Phoenix have been canceled or in some cases, moved to strictly online options where subscribers can watch on their computers and smartphones. But it’s not only COVID-19 that could lead to dramatic changes in theater. The protests and more open discussion about racial injustice have caused producers, writers and more to reconsider their approaches.
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The Valley has seen a number of days that have set heat records this summer. Have those record high temperatures led to more heat-related deaths? Plus, the challenges and opportunities of doing music therapy remotely. That and more on The Show.

Power lines
Last week, Arizona Public Service, the Salt River Project and Tucson Electric Power all asked customers to conserve power, even if that meant raising their thermostats during peak hours and peak heat. The Arizona Corporation Commission met Aug. 21 to discuss the possibility of rolling blackouts in Arizona if the demand for electricity continues.