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Hurricane Bud Could Bring Rain To Arizona
Maricopa, Gila and Mohave counties are all under excessive heat watches Tuesday morning into Wednesday night with expected high temperatures near 110 degrees. But there could be a break from the heat later in the week, thanks in part to Hurricane Bud.
Jun. 11, 2018
American Red Cross Removes Letters To Promote Blood Donations
The American Red Cross launches campaign raising awareness of type A, B and O blood donations. A spokesman said the need for blood donations is constant, especially in the summer when schools aren't in session, where a number of drives occur.
Jun. 11, 2018
Thelda Williams Officially Appointed Phoenix Mayor
The 76-year-old councilwoman is interim mayor for the second time.
Jun. 11, 2018
Infamous Drug Trafficker Sentenced
A long-time drug trafficker born in the U.S. who rose in ranks in Mexico’s notorious drug trafficking syndicate will likely spend the rest of his life in prison.
Jun. 11, 2018
Family Looking For Answers After Prison Death
Arizona Department of Corrections says it is still conducting an investigation into Jeffrey Jensen’s death, but his family believes the department was negligent in its duty to protect him.
Report: Chaos Of Prison Health Care
Jun. 11, 2018
CBP Spending Millions To Keep Applicants
U.S. Customs and Border Protection plans to spend millions of dollars on a new project to keep job applicants interested in becoming agents on the country’s borders.
Jun. 11, 2018
Feds Refusing Key Parts Of ACA
Twenty attorneys general around the country — including Mark Brnovich here in Arizona — sued the government over the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare.
Jun. 11, 2018
ASU Researches Football Concussions
The National Football League is facing serious questions about how the game is played and what changes it may have to make to have a sustainable future.
Jun. 11, 2018
Running Rim To Rim, And Back Again, At The Grand Canyon
After hiking to the bottom of the Grand Canyon, most people are ready for a big meal and a deep sleep. But for an elite few, that’s just a warm up. Increasingly, the canyon is becoming a destination for trail runners wanting to push their limits. Tackling the ultimate trail run, despite warnings, in the final installment of "Below The Rim."
Hear The Entire Series: Below The Rim
Jun. 11, 2018
Supreme Court Rules For Purging Voter Rolls
In a 5-4 decision, with Justice Samuel Alito writing the majority opinion, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled names can be purged from Ohio’s voter registration system if those people have not voted within two years.
Jun. 11, 2018
Arizona Senate Candidate Submitted Forged Signatures
The deadline for Arizona candidates to send in nomination petitions was May 30, and now The Arizona Republic is reporting one candidate appears to have submitted dozens of forged signatures.
Jun. 11, 2018
Boas On Phoenix
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. 11, 2018
BBC Look-Ahead: Trump, Kim Summit
The world is eagerly awaiting the meeting, scheduled for later today Arizona time, between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jung Un.
Jun. 11, 2018
Are We Using More Dehumanizing Language?
Roseanne Barr’s recent tweet calling former White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett the child of an ape is just the latest example of so-called dehumanizing language.
Jun. 11, 2018
How ICE Has Evolved
Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, has come under criticism recently for implementing the Trump Administration’s policy of separating parents from their kids when they cross the border illegally.
Jun. 11, 2018
Maricopa County Reduces Rate Of Opportunity Youth
Damonte Johnson spent much of his childhood with more than 10 family members in a three-bedroom house. He bounced around a bit, and his family eventually became the subject of national news. His brother was the main eyewitness in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, in 2014.
Jun. 11, 2018
EPA Approves Douglas Clean Air Plan For Toxic Gas
On Friday, the EPA approved Arizona’s 10 year maintenance plan for Douglas to keep the level of sulfur dioxide, a toxic gas, low. The levels in the Southern Arizona city were deemed unsafe in 1978
Jun. 11, 2018
Pilot Program Allowing Hospice Patients To Continue Curative Care
Under Medicare’s current rules, a person who goes on hospice has to stop any curative care they might be receiving, like dialysis or chemotherapy. But now, a nationwide pilot program is looking to see if the old way of doing things really works.
Jun. 11, 2018
Organizations Ask AZ High Court To Void Ballot Measure Law
Several organizations are asking the Arizona Supreme Court to void a law they say will make it more difficult for groups like theirs to put initiatives on the ballot.
Jun. 11, 2018
Seligman Open For Business Despite ADOT Project
Starting Monday, the Arizona Department of Transportation is set to repair three bridges along Interstate 40 leading into a historic Route 66 community. the town of Seligman will remain open for business, despite the temporary closure of one key freeway exit.
Jun. 11, 2018

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