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Senate Republicans are calling their plan the “Better Care Reconciliation Act.” We just discussed cuts to Medicaid, but it would also get rid of the mandate that most Americans must have health insurance. We have a few local perspectives on this bill today, starting with Steve Jennings and Dr. Jeffrey Singer.
Jun. 23, 2017
Corruption And Gasoline Thefts Among Reasons For Mexico’s Deadliest Month In Decades
May was Mexico’s deadliest month on record since the peak of the drug war, but drug activity is likely only one reason for the spike.
Jun. 23, 2017
The number of international students studying in Arizona has increased slightly from last year.
Jun. 23, 2017
Cicadas Soundtrack Arrival Of Summer, Monsoon In Arizona
If you have to go outside during these hot summer days, you’ll face not only blast-furnace heat but also the unmistakable cacophony of cicadas.
Jun. 23, 2017
More construction is coming to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport. Council members recently approved four contracts totaling $99.6 million. The money will cover design and construction services to extend the SPHX Sky Train from Terminal 3 to the rental car center.
Jun. 23, 2017
In a new survey released by Home Instead Senior Care, a senior care provider, nearly half of the 1,000 female caregivers surveyed nationwide say they sometimes have to choose between being a good employee and a good daughter.
Jun. 23, 2017
The Takeaway: Disability Advocates: GOP Health Bill Will Dismantle A Social Safety Net
People with disabilities and disability advocates are weighing in on the new Republican healthcare proposal, which threatens to decimate Medicaid.
Jun. 23, 2017
F-35 fighter jets have been grounded in Arizona for the second time this month.
Jun. 23, 2017
Flu vaccines are never 100 percent effective, but new federal statistics show that the vaccine released last year did a particularly bad job at protecting certain age groups, including many seniors.
Jun. 23, 2017
The Arizona State Court of Appeal ruled Thursday the ex-wife of a woman who gave birth to a child cannot presume to be the parent. The judges ruled the law on paternity clearly and unambiguously applies solely to men.
Jun. 23, 2017
Phoenix Sky Harbor will soon have non-stop flights to Germany.
Jun. 23, 2017
The Valley hit record temperatures this week, topping out at 119 degrees on Tuesday, but some amateur Valley weather spotters saw even higher temperatures.
Jun. 23, 2017
The Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS in Phoenix is one of 30 centers nationwide to receive a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Jun. 23, 2017
“We listen to our residents,as well as doing various park amenity audits,” said Chandler Community Services Planning Manager Mickey Ohland. He said the projects have been in the works for about two years.
Jun. 23, 2017
The past 20 years have led to a type of bicycle renaissance, with cities adding more and more miles of bike lanes and sidewalks. Now, Maricopa County is creating a plan to address gaps in bikeways.
Jun. 23, 2017
A settlement in the lawsuit against Arizona’s death penalty has cleared the way for the state to resume executions of death-row prisoners.
Jun. 22, 2017
A brush fire north of Phoenix has burned more than 50 acres — and closed parts of three highways, including 11 miles of Interstate 17.
Jun. 22, 2017
The Muslim Holy month of Ramadan ends this weekend. Let's hear now from Nour Ibrahim, a Coptic Christian who takes us on her attempt to go on an Islamic fast for a day.
Jun. 22, 2017
Supporters of the Affordable Care Act say the Senate’s replacement bill is just as bad for Arizona as the House version. That criticism comes as senators gear up to debate the bill in the coming days.
Jun. 22, 2017
A white man’s experience in Indian Country can be full of guilt-ridden cliches. But, in the new film, "Neither Wolf Nor Dog," which is based on the best-selling novel, the characters push beyond that when they suck a white author into the heart of Lakota country in South Dakota on a journey to document one of their elder’s life stories.
Jun. 22, 2017

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