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STD Cases Continue To Rise
According to the Arizona Department of Health Services, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) have been on the rise since 2016.
Jun. 5, 2018
Trump Appointee Moves To Save Generating Station
Time is running out to find a buyer for the Navajo Generating Station, the coal plant on tribal land in Northern Arizona that’s slated to close next year.
Jun. 5, 2018
Should Widows Succeed Spouses In Office?
GOP gubernatorial candidate Ken Bennett has experienced a lot of backlash thanks to his recent comments that he wouldn’t appoint Cindy McCain to the U.S. Senate if John McCain isn’t able to complete his current term.
Jun. 5, 2018
San Francisco Peaks Case Continues
The Arizona Supreme Court has agreed to hear arguments about whether the Hopi Tribe can try to stop treated wastewater from being used to make snow on the San Francisco Peaks.
Jun. 5, 2018
Arizona Native Makes Novel Debut With
Imagine losing your shadow. You’re walking down the street, and the shadow just disappears. Then think about losing your memory. What if those two disappearances were tied to each other?
Jun. 5, 2018
Photographer Documents What It
It’s this time of transition for most of us. We’re right at the end of childhood, on the cusp of being a teenager. It’s not easy, but one artist decided to zero in on this time in the lives of more than 250 13-year-olds, because she thinks it’s actually a really beautiful moment in their lives.
Jun. 5, 2018
When Are Clergy Required To Report Sex Abuse?
Clergy are often some of the most trusted figures people can turn to in times of need. In one Arizona case of sexual abuse, that’s exactly what happened.
Jun. 5, 2018
Brush Fire Closes 2 Northern Arizona Highways
State Route 277 was closed in both directions Monday and Tuesday from Heber-Overgaard to Snowflake, while State Route 377 was shut down between Holbrook and Heber-Overgaard.
Jun. 5, 2018
The Takeaway: Senator Merkley Denied Access To Migrant Children
Over the weekend, Jeff Merkley, Democratic Senator from Oregon, visited the Southwest Key Casa Padre migrant children's shelter in Brownsville, Texas. A little more than 16 minutes after arriving, police were called and requested that he leave.
Jun. 5, 2018
AZ Elk Died In W. Virginia Awaiting Release
West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice says several elk transported to West Virginia in March to join the state's herd died before they could be released.
Jun. 5, 2018
The Pulse: Home-cooked Meals And Sisterhood — An Antidote For Hurricane Maria Blues
Matilde Colon rode out Hurricane Maria with family. On the morning after the storm, she learned that the winds had destroyed her wooden house.
Jun. 5, 2018
The Takeaway: What To Watch For Today In California
Known as the "jungle primary," both party's ballots are open to all registered voters and the top two vote-getters, regardless of affiliation, will be featured on the general election ballot.
Jun. 5, 2018
As U.S. Refugee Resettlements Drop, Help Infrastructure Crumples
The national infrastructure for refugee resettlement was built to take in about 85,000 people a year. President Donald Trump’s administration cut the cap to 45,000 this year. But the U.S. will likely let in less than half of that number.
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Jun. 5, 2018
PAC Scam Prosecution Reveals Larger Problem
Two Arizona brothers last month were charged with crimes including mail fraud conspiracy and wire fraud conspiracy.
Jun. 5, 2018
Arizona Settles Voter Registration Lawsuit
The state's top election official has agreed to remove a series of hurdles now in the path of those who want to register to vote.
Jun. 4, 2018
SCOTUS Decision Unlikely To Affect Arizona Case
The Scottsdale-based, Christian legal group Alliance Defending Freedom argued the Masterpiece Cakeshop case decided Monday by the U.S. Supreme Court. ADF is also representing a Phoenix calligraphy business in a similar case challenging the city's anti-discrimination law.
Jun. 4, 2018
Tucson Astronomer Detects Earth-bound Asteroid
Sky watchers in Botswana, Africa, got a front row seat to a brilliant asteroid disintegration last weekend.
Jun. 4, 2018
University of Arizona Looks to Improve Cancer Survivor Lives
The University of Arizona College of Nursing received a $2.5 million grant to develop psycho-social intervention program for survivors.
Jun. 4, 2018
BBC Look-Ahead: Russia
Now we go to London to talk with our colleagues at the BBC for our weekly look ahead at international news.
Jun. 4, 2018
Boas On GOP Immigration Ads
Now we’re going to check in with the Editorial Board of The Arizona Republic. It’s a regular segment where we talk about the big issues facing the state and the region featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
Jun. 4, 2018

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