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Today, the Texas Supreme Court hears oral arguments in a case challenging the city’s benefit policy for same-sex couples, despite the fact that same-sex marriage is the law of the land.
Mar. 1, 2017
doctor
In 2015, America spent $3.2 trillion on health care, nearly $10,000 per person. But, we live shorter, sicker lives than people in most other wealthy countries. That’s according to a new two-year study from the RAND Corporation that found that counties that spend more money on social safety-net programs have better health outcomes.
Mar. 1, 2017
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Have you ever thought of a friend you haven't seen in a long time only to run into her the same day? Have you ever thought of a historical figure and had that same person be a clue in The New York Times crossword puzzle?
Mar. 1, 2017
Vicente Fox Conan O'Brien
This Wednesday, TV comedian Conan O’Brien airs his recorded show in Mexico City, featuring a very controversial character from Mexican politics.
Mar. 1, 2017
Tom O'Halleran
A lot of Democrats were less excited by President Trump's State of the Union address. One of those Democrats is Rep. Tom O’Halleran of Arizona’s 1st District.
Mar. 1, 2017
On Tuesday night, President Donald Trump gave his first official address to a joint session of Congress. Joining us now is 4th District Republican Paul Gosar.
Mar. 1, 2017
health
Researchers have been working on ways to make treating diseases more efficient and successful. Now, an invention from ASU scientists is helping that effort by allowing for the potential of discovering what ailments patients have before they start showing symptoms.
Mar. 1, 2017
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Three voters respond to the president's address to Congress: A Republican who voted for Donald Trump, a Democrat who voted for Trump, and a Republican who didn't vote for Trump.
Mar. 1, 2017
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Arizona Supreme Court Justices heard arguments Tuesday over how far charter cities can go in enacting their own ordinances. Howie Fischer of Capitol Media Services was in the courtroom Tuesday, and joins me today.
Mar. 1, 2017
Upon taking office in January, Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone laid out a long list of priorities. One of those was to restore confidence among communities of color that they could trust the agency.
Mar. 1, 2017
APS protestors
Arizona’s largest utility has agreed not to push forward with some of the most controversial proposals to change how customers are billed.
Mar. 1, 2017
Handgun
The Arizona Senate has rejected a bill that would let concealed-carry permit holders carry guns in many public buildings. Three Republicans joined all 13 Democrats in opposing the bill.
Mar. 1, 2017
wilted lettuce
Southwestern agriculture experts are focused on a plant disease that threatens American lettuce fields. Researchers presented methods to combat the disease at a recent conference in Yuma.
Mar. 1, 2017
Tempe Town Lake
A boat carrying 24 people capsized on Tempe Town Lake Tuesday night in 50 degree water.
Mar. 1, 2017
Handgun
Arizona lawmakers tackled three separate measures Tuesday that would expand the rights of gun owners.
Mar. 1, 2017
Arizona State Senate building
State senators voted yesterday to give businesses more time to fix violations of disability laws before ending up in court.
Mar. 1, 2017
Donald Trump
President Trump delivered his first speech to joint session of Congress last night. The president touched on many topics including securing the border, immigration, and the health care system.
Mar. 1, 2017
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The Arizona State Retirement System reduced the number of shares of Wells Fargo Bank stock it holds, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the agency that enforces federal securities laws.
Mar. 1, 2017
Pemex gas station
President Donald Trump said he’ll renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement with Mexico and Canada. That has a lot of businesses that do cross-border trade concerned. That includes some U.S. energy executives, though energy was excluded from NAFTA.
Mar. 1, 2017
Javier Duarte
Military deployment has increased violence since the beginning of Mexico’s war on drug trafficking. That’s according to Froylan Enciso, the lead author of a new report from the International Crisis Group.
Mar. 1, 2017

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