An Arizona Department of Corrections (ADC) press release dated Jan. 18 says Centurion Of Arizona will take over the contract to provide health care at the state prisons July 1. ADC says it reviewed five bid proposals "and concluded Centurion’s offer to be the most competitive and in the state’s best interest."
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There are More financial details surrounding the proposed arena deal between the city of Phoenix and the Phoenix Suns. It’s the first time the city has publicly shared a breakdown of what it will cost to renovate Talking Stick Resort Arena.

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4 Humanitarian Aid Volunteers Guilty On Multiple Offenses
Guilty verdicts have been rendered against four volunteers for the humanitarian aid group No More Deaths. Volunteers with No More Deaths work in Southern Arizona, leaving food and water for migrants who cross the border illegally.
Constitutional Amendment On Voting Rights Proposed
A group of state lawmakers and activists proposed amending Arizona’s Constitution Thursday to include the right to vote.
Phoenix Indian Medical Center Receives Aid
The government shutdown hit the four-week mark Friday, and negotiations in Washington are still stalled. Meanwhile, federal workers deemed essential continue to work without pay. That includes more than 1,000 workers at the Phoenix Indian Medical Center.
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With The Show to talk about Governor Ducey’s State of the State address, what may be in his budget and possible Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate are Chad Campbell of Strategies 360 and Emily Ryan of Copperstate Consulting.
ASU, Renowned Artist To Complete Roden Crater Project
ASU announced a major partnership between the university and the world-renown artist James Turrell that involves a very unique, off-campus experience.

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