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The Takeaway: A Reckoning In Puerto Rico, Eight Months After Maria
A survey of surviving residents on the island, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, found that more than 4,600 Puerto Ricans may have perished due to the hurricane.
May. 30, 2018
Border Security, Opioid Crisis Addressed In Phoenix Hearing
High-level Arizona politicos and security officials huddled in downtown Phoenix this morning for a hearing on what are certain to be key issues in the upcoming midterm election: the opioid crisis and border security.
May. 30, 2018
Trial Underway In Case Accusing Ex-AZ Regulator Of Bribery
A trial got underway Wednesday involving a former member of the Arizona Corporation Commission who’s been accused of bribery and fraud.
May. 30, 2018
How EU Data Privacy Rules Impact Americans
Maybe you’ve gotten emails over the past few weeks from Google, Netflix or some other internet-based provider you do business with, letting you know about new privacy rules they’ve put into place. Those messages have most likely been the result of the General Data Protection Regulation.
May. 30, 2018
What Is Kilauea Eruption
Residents of Hawaii continue to feel the effects of Kilauea volcano, its lava still moving quickly on the big island. And now, health officials on Guam — 4,000 miles away — are warning residents about volcanic haze as a result of the eruption.
May. 30, 2018
What Do Decorated Grad Caps Say About This Generation?
As images of college graduates walking across that stage in their caps and gowns have dominated our social media feeds over the last few weeks, you might have noticed a trend that’s taking off — decorated mortarboards. What do these caps say about this generation of students?
May. 30, 2018
Tempe Ban On
Gov. Doug Ducey has certified the results of a March election in Tempe where voters approved a city charter change that will ban anonymous, large donations to political campaigns.
May. 30, 2018
How Deadly Drug Fentanyl Is Getting Across Arizona Border
government and border officials are holding a discussion about the opioid epidemic and the flow of illegal opioids that cross the border. They’re talking about the challenges the state faces in tracking substances, especially the deadly synthetic opioid known as fentanyl.
May. 30, 2018
Art Challenge Looks To Bring New Voices To Water Discussions
A trio of Phoenix-area organizations on Wednesday is launching the Water Public Art Challenge, the third challenge the groups have issued over the past few years.
May. 30, 2018
Fort Worth, Texas, Trying To Poach Arizona Teachers
Five new billboards are going up around Phoenix. Not a big number, especially if you’re comparing them to campaigns of the big brand names, but these billboards are definitely turning heads.
May. 30, 2018
Arizona Summit Law School Sues American Bar Association
Just over 200 law schools are accredited by the American Bar Association across the nation including two ran by a private, for-profit company called InfiLaw System, the operator of Arizona Summit Law School. But if the ABA has its way, there would be two fewer schools on that list.
May. 30, 2018
Record Number Of Women Running For U.S. Senate
A record number of women are running for U.S. Senate seats this year, six of them here in Arizona.
May. 30, 2018
Concussions Often Overlooked In Domestic Violence Victims
Studies of traumatic brain injury revealed links to dementia and memory loss among veterans and NFL players. But there’s one group that has been largely overlooked — survivors of domestic violence. A program in Phoenix is beginning to change that.
May. 30, 2018
Gilbert Breaks Ground on 272-Acre Regional Park
The town of Gilbert broke ground on a 272-acre regional park Tuesday. “The size and scope of this is unlike anything you’ll see in the East Valley,” said Gilbert Mayor Jenn Daniels.
May. 29, 2018
Department Of Education Website Crashes Over Weekend
Over Memorial Day weekend, the state education department asked the public for feedback on the draft of new science standards, but its website crashed.
May. 29, 2018
Business Execs In Mexico Fear ´Populist Vote´
Mexico will elect a new president in a month, and some business people in the neighboring country want their employees to vote against a populist candidate.
May. 29, 2018
Nonprofit To Manage Salt River Wild Horse Herd
The Arizona Department of Agriculture Tuesday awarded a contract to a nonprofit group to manage the Salt River wild horses in the Tonto National Forest.
May. 29, 2018
FBI Urges Router Reboot To Guard Against Malware Attack
The FBI has issued an alert warning users to reboot, update and secure their routers as a precaution against a widespread, foreign state-sponsored malware attack.
May. 29, 2018
UA College Of Nursing Awarded $1.7 Million Grant
The University of Arizona was recently awarded a $1.7 million grant to increase the amount of mental health nurse practitioners in rural Arizona.
May. 29, 2018
Human-Caused Fire Burns Despite Forest Closures, Restrictions
Lookouts reported a human-caused fire Monday outside Sedona, despite the fact that Arizona has closed more public land and issued more fire restrictions than any other state. The fire has grown to 230 acres and is 25 percent contained.
May. 29, 2018

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