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Nearly 60,000 Arizonans Qualify For ACA Special Enrollment
Nearly 60,000 uninsured Arizonans may be eligible for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act during a special enrollment period, according to a report from Enroll America.
Sep. 2, 2014
Grand Canyon Debt Could Cause Cuts
The Grand Canyon is a place of breathtaking beauty and environmental, educational and science programs. But park officials are making widespread cuts to those programs, and the reasons why are complicated.
Sep. 2, 2014
Labor Day Alcohol Arrests Up From Last Year
The Labor Day weekend kept law enforcement busy as they searched for impaired drivers.
Sep. 2, 2014
This Year
Wildfires are still burning across the state, but Arizona’s fire season is considered mostly over.
Sep. 2, 2014
Kia Motors To Open New Factory In Mexico
Kia Motors says it’s opening a major car factory in Mexico. Production at the plant will start sometime in 2016.
Sep. 1, 2014
Border Author, Reporter Charles Bowden Dies
Author and reporter Charles Bowden, best known for writing about life along the U.S.-Mexico border, has died.
Sep. 1, 2014
Meteorologists Say El Niño Weather Pattern Is Likely
Meteorologists are seeing a warming trend in the Pacific Ocean. Experts say odds are good that we’ll see a moderate El Niño weather pattern this fall and winter.
Sep. 1, 2014
Research: Medicaid Enrollees More Likely To Get Cancer Screenings In States With Higher Reimbursements
A study published in the American Cancer Society’s journal, “Cancer,” shows getting patients into primary care increased their chances of being screened for cervical, colorectal and breast cancer regardless of the reimbursement rates for those screenings.
Sep. 1, 2014
University Of Arizona Recruiting People For Alzheimer’s Disease Study
The University of Arizona is recruiting people with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease to be part of a national research study.
Sep. 1, 2014
Labor Day Temperatures Warmer Than Average
The high today is 5 degrees higher than the average for this date, at 109 degrees. That means everyone out celebrating Labor Day will have to take some extra precautions from the sun.
Sep. 1, 2014
McCain Says U.S. Strategy Needed To Deal With Islamist Extremists In Iraq
McCain said ISIS presents a much bigger threat to the United States than has been recognized.
Sep. 1, 2014
Changes To Light Rail Will Improve Access For People With Disabilities
Expect more changes on the Valley’s light rail in the coming years. The change will make life considerably easier for people with disabilities.
Sep. 1, 2014
Sirven: Electronic Records Upend Medical Visits
We are all busy these days and we want to spend our precious time effectively. And technology is supposed to make things better, right? Here’s commentator Doctor Joseph Sirven:
Sep. 1, 2014
Mesa Police Department To Start Accepting Applications For New Recruits
Next week, the Mesa Police Department will start accepting applications for new police recruits.
Sep. 1, 2014
APS Proposes To Put Free Solar On 3,000 Homes Next Year
The proposal would help APS meet state-mandated renewable energy requirements, but it's getting push-back from the solar industry.
Aug. 29, 2014
Metro Phoenix Posts Biggest Drop In Construction Jobs In U.S.
The Valley lost 4,800 construction jobs in July compared with last year, and analysts say a weak home building market is to blame.
Aug. 29, 2014
Building A Community Around The Absence Of Religion
Holly Schineller is an organizer in the Phoenix Atheists Meetup Group.
Aug. 29, 2014
California Considers Offering Bachelor
California Gov. Jerry Brown is considering a bill that would allow a pilot program for some community colleges there to offer bachelor’s degrees.
Aug. 29, 2014
The Quiz Show: The VMAs, Hummingbirds And
We brought back Leszek Pawlowicz, our resident quiz master who has won a Jeopardy! Tournament of Champions.
Aug. 29, 2014
University of Arizona Overhauls Planetarium Projection System
The University of Arizona has installed new technology at their planetarium, looking to further engage the public with current research projects.
Aug. 29, 2014

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