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Brenda Burman, Salt River Project’s director of Water Strategy and executive water policy adviser, is leaving Arizona for Washington D.C. after being confirmed by the U.S. Senate Thursday night.
Nov. 18, 2017
cooked turkey
Thanksgiving is still several days away — but the federal government is warning that if you’ve got turkey on your holiday menu, might want to start defrosting your bird as soon as possible.
Nov. 17, 2017
University of Arizona College of Medicine.
The University of Arizona’s College of Medicine in Tucson has reached its 50th anniversary and is looking ahead to the next half-century of training doctors to serve the state.
Nov. 17, 2017
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The utility company EPCOR has decided to slow down its effort to build a water hauling station on an acre of land north of Phoenix. The station would serve water haulers who truck water to the communities of New River and Desert Hills. Haulers had been using hydrants in the City of Phoenix, but are being cut off at the end of the year.
Nov. 17, 2017
Feeding the family this Thanksgiving just got more affordable.
Nov. 17, 2017
Larry Fitzgerald
Star receiver Larry Fitzgerald has signed a one-year contract extension with the Arizona Cardinals.
Nov. 17, 2017
Construction on the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway continues, but opponents are hopeful a pending court case could still stop the project.
Nov. 17, 2017
Russian flag
In July, nearly four months ago, Congress passed a set of sanctions against Russia. They were intended to punish Russia for meddling in United States elections and its aggressive involvement in Ukraine. But the Trump Administration hasn’t implemented those sanctions yet.
Nov. 17, 2017
Earlier this week, a federal appeals court allowed the latest version of the Trump Administration’s travel ban to partially go into effect.
Nov. 17, 2017
the pulse logo
What we eat and how we feed ourselves is inherently cultural and political in nature. On this episode, we explore how culture and politics end up on our dinner plate. Institutionalized racism in farming, “coming out” vegetarian to a family that thinks eating meat is a hallmark of masculinity, illegal shark fin soup and our ever changing views on breast milk.
Nov. 17, 2017
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Coconino County Health officials confirmed their first case of hantavirus this year.
Nov. 17, 2017
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Sexual harassment seems to be a grim and persistent part of politics. As high-profile men are finally held accountable, will the effects of the #MeToo campaign reach the U.S. Capitol?
Nov. 17, 2017
Arizona Supreme Court building
The Arizona Supreme Court on Friday morning upheld the legality of an assessment on hospitals that helps pay for health care for 400,000 Arizonans.
Nov. 17, 2017
pencils
A nonprofit funded in part by the Koch brothers is financing a six-figure TV campaign that’s meant to educate Arizonans about school choice.
Nov. 17, 2017
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said that in his experience, when a woman complains about being sexually harassed, she’s generally telling the truth. But, the governor declined to call for Rep. Don Shooter’s resignation, saying the investigation should play out.
Nov. 17, 2017
drone
Guards at the state prison in Buckeye recovered a crashed drone that was trying to deliver marijuana and cellphones to inmates.
Nov. 17, 2017
Colorado River
The National Park Service is looking for ways to manage non-native aquatic species in the Colorado River system below Glen Canyon Dam.
Nov. 17, 2017
Financial jobs office
Arizona's unemployment rate dropped to the lowest level since December 2007 last month, falling to 4.5 percent from 4.7 percent in September.
Nov. 17, 2017
Operation Raging Bull
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced results Thursday of a crackdown on members of the international gang Mara Salvatrucha, and five arrests were made in Arizona as part of the sweep dubbed Operation Raging Bull.
Nov. 17, 2017
Deborah Geesling
East of downtown Phoenix on 24th and Van Buren streets some of Arizona’s most seriously mentally ill live and receive treatment.
Nov. 17, 2017

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