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Lost Lake Music Festival last year drew more than 45,000 fans to Steele Indian School Park in Phoenix. Ahead of this year’s version, organizers have announced they’re cancelling the event.
Jun. 18, 2018
Former Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett, an Arizona candidate for governor, does not have enough voter signatures to qualify to appear on the ballot, according to a recently filed lawsuit.
Jun. 18, 2018
The opioid epidemic is ravaging communities across America. One of the many places it’s having an impact is the nation’s schools. Politico reporter Kimberly Hefling has taken a look at how cash-strapped schools are struggling to help children.
Jun. 18, 2018
The scourge of Alzheimer’s Disease is growing as people live longer. In the U.S. alone, an estimated 5.7 million have Alzheimer’s-related dementia. Extensive research is being done to learn more about how to identify and treat it — including here in Arizona.
Jun. 18, 2018
The Arizona Republic took on the issue of immigrant children being separated from their parents. The Show talked about it with Editorial Director Phil Boas.
Jun. 18, 2018
Although the Veterans Administration has tracked detailed patient data for years, consumers looking to place family in these facilities didn’t have access to statistics on patient health outcomes in areas like pain management care, until last week.
Jun. 18, 2018
A judge this Monday afternoon will hear arguments in a challenge to the residency of Ann Kirkpatrick, who’s running for the Democratic nomination in Southern Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District.
Jun. 18, 2018
A hearing is scheduled in a challenge of the home addresses listed by Congressional District 2 candidate Ann Kirkpatrick on her nominating petitions.
Jun. 18, 2018
Faced with rising drug overdose deaths, states like Arizona have focused on limiting the number of opioid pills doctors can prescribe. But now some worry the new rules are creating another crisis — and patients are becoming collateral damage.
More Coverage Of Arizona's Opioid Epidemic
Jun. 18, 2018
The Republican Gov. released a video Monday that focuses on his business background, innovation initiatives and announcements on funding for K-12 education and the border strike force.
Jun. 18, 2018
The Takeaway: Guatemalan Lawmakers Attempt to Give Amnesty To Officers Accused Of Rights Violations
We continue to hear migration stories from U.S.-Mexico border, pertaining mostly to migrants from Latin America. But rarely, do we hear of the underlying conditions from which migrants are fleeing, as they attempt to find a safe-haven in the U.S.
Jun. 18, 2018
The Takeaway: Tent City — For Migrant Children
Under President Trump’s zero tolerance policy, migrants who cross the border are apprehended, charged with a crime, detained, and separated from their children. But to accommodate the growing number of children who need to be housed, the US government erected a tent city that will house both unaccompanied minors and those who have been separated from their parents.
Jun. 18, 2018
Colorado River Reservoirs Headed Toward Historic Low
Reservoirs that store water along the Colorado River are projected to be less than half full later this year, potentially marking a historic low mark for the river system that supplies water to seven U.S. states and Mexico.
Jun. 18, 2018
A collaboration with nationally funded researchers is using 30 years of data to create the first ever “Grass-Cast.” The team uses historical data for counties, plus satellite images and weather forecasts to create a map of where to most likely find good vegetation growth.
Jun. 18, 2018
About 100 people carried signs and flags as they marched to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Building in downtown Phoenix Sunday night.
Jun. 18, 2018
Tribal and environmental groups have filed a lawsuit against the federal government demanding it makes a plan to clean up a coal mine that has displaced many families on the Navajo Nation.
Jun. 18, 2018
A year after Phoenix approved financial incentives to encourage more international flights at Sky Harbor Airport, three airlines are getting paid.
Jun. 18, 2018
When you call 911 across the Valley, your local law enforcement agency answers. If fire or medical help is needed, your call is transferred to the Phoenix Fire Department’s Regional Dispatch Center.
Jun. 18, 2018
Phoenix temperatures hit a record cool on Saturday with a high of 83 degrees. Chris Kuhlman is a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Phoenix. He said the previous record was 82, but the cool weather won’t last long.
Jun. 17, 2018
Police in Mesa say a self-driving Waymo vehicle was involved in a major crash Saturday night. The driver of the Waymo vehicle told Mesa police that the car was not in autonomous mode at the time of the crash.
Jun. 17, 2018

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