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Conference Gathers Arizonas Water Decision-Makers
Arizona's uncertain water future is one of the greatest challenges that the area faces. The hotly debated Drought Contingency Plan is a step — though just one step — to prepare for that future.
March 27, 2019
Body Cameras Have Little Impact On Police, Citizens
Last month, the Phoenix City Council voted to spend around $5 million on approximately 2,000 body-worn cameras for the city’s police department. New research, however, suggests the technology might not make much of a difference.
March 27, 2019
New Bill Would Send Yuma Needed Medical Funding
There is an ongoing physician shortage in this country — and it's hitting rural areas especially hard. Arizona ranks near the bottom of the country in primary care physicians.
March 27, 2019
The Takeaway: Judge Halts Drilling On Federal Land Until Climate Change Impact Measured
A federal judge temporarily halted oil and gas drilling on 300,000 acres of public land last week, arguing that the Department of the Interior violated federal law by not taking climate change into account when leasing it for fossil fuel extraction.
March 27, 2019
McSally Reacts To Trumps Call For Obamacare Repeal
Sen. Martha McSally wants to protect those with preexisting conditions following President Donald Trump's announcement that he wants to completely repeal the Affordable Care Act.
March 27, 2019
Two Guys On Your Head: Value In The Moment
Typically when we experience a windfall, we spend more. When we come up short, we spend less. So although objectively we should maintain an average amount of spending, our financial habits continue to be influenced by how much we have at the moment.
March 27, 2019
VIDEO: How A Brewers Pitcher Is Working To Reduce Team Waste
t's no question that hydration is key for any athlete but where you get your water can have a big impact. One Milwaukee Brewer pitcher is trying to encourage his teammates to go green.
March 27, 2019
Bill To Allow Medical Boards To Combat False Practitioners
Practicing medicine in Arizona without a license is against the law. But there are discrepancies in how complaints against impostors should be handled, which allows some to continue practicing. HB 2118 would address the issue.
March 27, 2019
Education Leaders Begin Work To Revamp English Language Classes
“The hope is that we really are transitioning away from four hours of isolation and into a more inclusive setting,” said Kate Wright, an Arizona Department of Education deputy associate superintendent at Monday’s State Board of Education meeting.
March 27, 2019
Bill To Change Early Voting List Rules Advances
Republican lawmakers are moving to effectively strip the word "permanent'' from the laws that allow Arizona voters to enroll in the permanent early voting list.
March 26, 2019
Fishermen Return To Sea Of Cortez In Banned Vaquita Area
Protesting what they call the government’s unkept promises, fishermen returned to the Sea of Cortez last weekend to an area where they have been banned for years in an effort to protect a small, endangered porpoise.They say they plan to keep fishing until the government responds.
Body Of Dead Vaquita Porpoise Found As Report Says Only 10 Left
Vaquita's Last Stand: The Struggle To Save The World's Rarest Marine Mammal
March 26, 2019
U.S. Hopes To Work With Central America To Slow Migration
On the heels of meeting with Mexican officials about record migrant apprehensions, Homeland Security Secretary Kiersten Nielsen’s next stop is Honduras.
March 26, 2019
Renewables Generate $9.4 Billion Since 2001, Study Says
Renewable-energy projects in rural Arizona have contributed $9.4 billion to the state’s economy since 2001, according to a study conducted by a conservative environmental and energy group.
March 26, 2019
Out For Blood In Silicon Valley: New Documentary Explores Theranos
Theranos was a phenomenon — or at least it was supposed to be. The company was going to revolutionize aspects of the medical and tech industries with a product that would be able to diagnose all sorts of illnesses via much smaller amounts of blood taken from a patient than has become standard.
March 26, 2019
Memoir Tells The Story Of Learning To Love Again
Abby Maslin went from being a young wife and mother to a caregiver after tragedy left her husband with a traumatic brain injury. It’s that story of healing that Maslin has documented in her new book, "Love You Hard."
March 26, 2019
Mesa Auctions Off Property With Controversial History
Mesa has auctioned off a 132-acre piece of property with a controversial past. The city-owned land at Thomas and Recker Roads was the subject of a bidding war of sorts at last week’s auction, ultimately selling for more than $21 million.
March 26, 2019
Dark Money Debate Rages On In Arizona
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich must decide whether it’s legal for voters to impose "dark money" bans in local campaigns. But, the effort to combat dirty money continues.
March 26, 2019
ACA Could Be Struck Down After Court Ruling
In a filing Monday night in a New Orleans federal appeals court, the Trump Administration launched a new offensive against the Affordable Care Act. It introduced a more aggressive, broader position that has the Department of Justice moving to strike down the entire ACA.
March 26, 2019
An Autopsy Of Arizonas Charter School Reform And Oversight Bill
On March 14, the Arizona Senate passed a charter school reform and oversight bill sponsored State Sen. Kate Brophy McGee. The bill targeted charter rules, the first attempted since 1994. But Monday, House Speaker Rusty Bowers put the brakes on that effort.
March 26, 2019
Arizona Is The Third Fastest Growing Economy In The U.S.
Arizona’s economy is the third fastest growing in the country, according to the latest numbers from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. Ranked first and second are Washington and Utah, respectively.
March 26, 2019

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