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Study Finds Nearly Half Of Americans Are Lonely
A recent survey done by Cigna found that Americans — particularly young people — are lonely. Of the 20,000 participants, about half said they feel alone or left out always or sometimes.
Jun. 4, 2018
Theranos made a big splash in Arizona in 2015 when Gov. Doug Ducey welcomed the company with open arms. At that stage, it was seen as an innovator in the realm of medical testing and equipment — including a portable blood analyzer that only needed a simple finger prick.
Jun. 4, 2018
Arizona Housing Prices Finally Surpass Pre-Recession Levels
The median sale price for previously owned, single-family homes in Maricopa County hit an all time high in May.
Jun. 4, 2018
Arizona Motor Vehicle Division Warns Of Online Scam
The Arizona Motor Vehicle Department is warning customers about a new online scam. Links on social media offer permit exam preparation for a price, but MVD offfers it free of charge.
Jun. 4, 2018
Employee Says Corizon Health Risks Patients’ Lives To Avoid Fines
A Corizon Health employee working in a state prison raised questions about the validity of the state-run program monitoring Arizona’s prison health care provider.
Jun. 4, 2018
The Takeaway: Trump Targets Allies With Aluminum, Steel Tariffs
Donald Trump often lashed out on the campaign trail at what he saw as unfair trade advantages from countries like China. But last week, President Trump put U.S. allies on notice, placing new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada, Mexico, and the European Union.
Jun. 4, 2018
Extreme Rock Climber Talks About Experiences In New Book
Arizona has a host of natural wonders that are perfect for some hiking or climbing. But for especially challenging mountains or structures, you would probably want a lot of specialized equipment to make absolutely sure you can handle it. Tommy Caldwell is different.
Jun. 4, 2018
Concerns Arise About Fracking In Northern Arizona
The Trump administration has made no secret of the fact that it wants to increase our nation’s production of oil and gas, making many policy moves to make that happen. One of them is to open up bidding for oil and gas companies on federal lands in Northern Arizona.
Jun. 4, 2018
Are Arizona Teacher Raises Being Implemented?
It’s been almost a month since teachers marched on the capitol lawn and crowded the state building into the early hours of the morning as lawmakers approved a more than $300 million package to kick off Gov. Doug Ducey’s plan for a 20 percent pay raise by 2020.
Jun. 4, 2018
The People You Meet At The Bottom Of The Canyon
Of the more than 5 million people who come to the Grand Canyon National Park every year, far fewer explore it on one of the canyon’s well-worn trails — and only about 1 percent spend a night at the bottom. Becoming a "1 percenter” is no small deal.
Life Inside The Grand Canyon: Chapter 1: Phantom Ranchers | Chapter 2: Mules
Jun. 4, 2018
Tucson Police Launch Arizona
The Tucson Police Department is working with a Canadian company to handle car crashes when no one is hurt. It’s the first collision reporting center in Arizona and it’s meant to save time and improve safety.
Jun. 4, 2018
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A space systems company is moving its U.S. headquarters to Mesa.
Jun. 4, 2018
2 More Deaths Tied To Scottsdale Killing Of Forensic Psychiatrist
More details have emerged about the shooting death last week of a famed forensic psychiatrist who once worked on the JonBenet Ramsey case. Scottsdale Sgt. Ben Hoster said the crime is connected to the deaths of two women at a Scottsdale law firm on Friday.
Jun. 3, 2018
Company Recalls US Lot Of Birth Control Pill
The pharmaceutical company Allergan has issued a voluntary recall for a birth control pill manufactured in Ireland.
Jun. 3, 2018
Ken Bennett Taps Into Voters Who Dislike McCain
Looking to run against Gov. Doug Ducey, fellow Republican gubernatorial hopeful Ken Bennett says, if elected, he would not appoint Cindy McCain to fill a vacancy in the event that Senator John McCain steps down or passes away.
Jun. 3, 2018
Salvation Army Sets Up Heat Relief Stations
With an excessive heat warning in effect this week, the Salvation Army is offering heat relief stations where people to wait out the weather.
Jun. 3, 2018
UA Study Shows Perceptions Of E-Book Ownership
A study by the University of Arizona explored individuals’ psychological perceptions of e-book ownership.
Jun. 3, 2018
4 More Deaths Tied To E. Coli Outbreak From Tainted Yuma Lettuce
Four more deaths have been linked to a national food poisoning outbreak caused by tainted lettuce. Health officials have tied the E. coli outbreak to romaine lettuce grown in Yuma, Arizona.
Jun. 2, 2018
Arizona Health Care Professionals Discuss Opioid Alternatives At Symposium In Tempe
It’s hard to get people to change their habits. That was the underlying message of this weekend’s conference “Changing the Conversation: A Prescriber’s Symposium.”
Jun. 2, 2018
3 Arizona University Presidents To Receive Raises
Three Arizona university presidents will soon be getting a raise. The Arizona Board of Regents approved increases to their base six-figure salaries during a special board meeting on Thursday.
Jun. 1, 2018

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