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Waymo autonomous minivan in Chandler, Arizona.
The yearlong litigation between Waymo and Uber ended suddenly Friday with a surprise settlement. Uber is paying Waymo $245 million and promising that it won’t use Waymo’s technology in its own self-driving cars. Aarian Marshall is a transportation reporter for WIRED magazine. She's been following the story and joins us now.
Feb. 12, 2018
The city of Surprise is trying to convince Canadians to come to the West Valley city for their health care services. City officials cite statistics that show more than 63,000 Canadians left the country for non-emergency medical care last year, and they’d like for those medical travelers to come to Surprise.
Feb. 12, 2018
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Concerns have risen — especially over the past year or so — that some freedoms in the U.S. are becoming restricted or limited to only a portion of the population. On the heels of that feeling comes the latest rankings by the Economist Intelligence Unit’s annual Democracy Index.
Feb. 12, 2018
One of the more traditional aspects of the state legislative session will shift into high gear later this week. That’s because it’s the final week for bills to be heard in their committee of origin. So we should see some thinning of the herd.
Feb. 12, 2018
Don Shooter
The Yuma County Board of Supervisors is expected to choose Rep. Don Shooter’s replacement today. The decision will bring some sense of closure to Shooter’s expulsion from the House, which, up to the hours before that historic event, was full of surprises.
Feb. 12, 2018
Donia Jessop
Nearly a dozen city and utility board employees in the small town of Hildale, Utah, have resigned — at least one citing conflict of religion as the reason.
Feb. 12, 2018
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In the U.S., it is hard for teens to encounter homophobia - for kids from other countries it is even more difficult. Philadelphia’s foster care system is working to find healthy homes for LGBTQ kids.
Feb. 12, 2018
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White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter resigned last week after allegations of domestic abuse surfaced from each of his two ex-wives.
Feb. 12, 2018
Don Shooter
The Yuma County Board of Supervisors has named a local farmer to replace a Republican state lawmaker who was expelled following sexual harassment allegations.
Feb. 12, 2018
A bill moving through the Arizona Senate seeks to freeze minimum wage and repeal sick pay.
Feb. 12, 2018
Great Hearts Academies
LGBTQ advocates are optimistic one of Arizona’s largest charter school networks will change its policy for transgender students.
Feb. 12, 2018
Jeff Flake
The federal government passed a $400 billion budget deal after a brief shutdown, it was signed by President Donald Trump Friday morning.
Feb. 12, 2018
"Dragon's teeth" slow the flow of water passing through the Laguna Dam.
We all know Hoover Dam, and you might know about the Imperial or other dams that manage the Colorado River. But the very first completed dam on the Colorado was the Laguna Dam. It diverted water to farm fields in the Yuma Valley.
Feb. 12, 2018
Phoenix-Mexico Art and Culture Exchange program
For some, artists are just imaginative people. But others see more than that. And one group wants to make them part of the growing trend of doing business with Mexico.
Feb. 12, 2018
Grand Canyon National Park
Local aviation expert Jim Tilmon said it’s hard to give any good analysis of what might have happened in a helicopter crash that killed three people at the Grand Canyon Saturday.
Feb. 12, 2018
Phoenix Rain Image
A wet work week is headed our way, with up to an inch and a half of rain, and snow in higher elevations.
Feb. 12, 2018
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A northern Arizona air ambulance service may change how it administers life-saving CPR measures thanks to a new device.
Feb. 12, 2018
Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake, appeared on NBC’s "Meet The Press" on Sunday. He made comments about immigration, the Rob Porter scandal and Trump's use of the word 'treasonous.'
Feb. 12, 2018
Grand Canyon
As winter winds down in Arizona, so does travel revenue from snowbirds who visit, and that means the state’s biggest export business is doubling down to generate spring and summer dollars.
Feb. 12, 2018
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed a new executive order in response to the latest government shutdown.
Feb. 12, 2018

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