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When one family was torn apart by unexpected events, they looked to their local school, their "second home" for help. A social worker was there to meet them. That's not the case at about three-quarters of Arizona public schools.
Phoenix School Takes On Mindfulness, One Breath At A Time
Apr. 18, 2018
The threat of an asteroid colliding with the Earth is often over-hyped.
Apr. 17, 2018
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals will appoint a special counsel to defend a district court ruling that left former Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s criminal contempt conviction in place.
Apr. 17, 2018
Have you ever wondered why dogs only sweat through their feet? Or why cacti have spines instead of leaves? There’s a website that can answer your questions.
Apr. 17, 2018
Early last year, the Obama Administration put forward something called the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices rule. It specified the kinds of practices organic egg and meat producers would have to follow to be considered organic. The Trump Administration recently withdrew that rule.
Apr. 17, 2018
Roughly one out of every 68 kids is on the autism spectrum, and there’s a lot of research into how they learn and what interventions work the best to make that happen. But Megan Farley has been looking at a slightly older population: 22 to 51-year-olds.
Apr. 17, 2018
Later this year, the Valley will open its first project devoted to giving adults with autism a place to live in a semi-independent way and help them make that vital transition.
Apr. 17, 2018
The U.S. Supreme Court issued a 5-4 decision this morning, knocking down a vague provision in immigration law, making it harder to deport immigrants convicted of certain crimes.
Apr. 17, 2018
Arizona teachers started voting today whether to authorize a strike over low pay and other issues. Last week, Gov. Doug Ducey unveiled a proposal to give teachers a 20 percent pay raise over a couple of years.
Apr. 17, 2018
Phoenix has a nearly $3 million surplus on its roughly $4 billion budget for the upcoming fiscal year, according to City Manager Ed Zuercher. Compare that to last year when the city projected a multi-million dollar shortfall.
Apr. 17, 2018
Recent warm and windy conditions are bringing an early start to stricter fire restrictions beginning Wednesday in the eastern part of the Arizona.
Apr. 17, 2018
Water on the moon appears to be more spread out along its surface rather than concentrated at the poles as previously thought.
Apr. 17, 2018
McCain has been one of President Trump’s favorite targets, first because McCain wasn’t shy about criticizing Trump during the 2016 campaign, and then because the senator eliminated Trump’s hopes of repealing the Affordable Care Act with a simple thumbs-down.
Apr. 17, 2018
Two former Arizona attorneys general are backing a plan by some Phoenix leaders to buck a new state law scheduled to kick in this summer. It would prevent cities from requiring certain groups to reveal campaign contributions in local elections.
Apr. 17, 2018
Fox News Host Laura Ingraham returned to her show last week, but the number of companies pulling their ad dollars from her program continues.
Apr. 17, 2018
The Arizona Department of Health Services confirmed three Arizonans have been sickened with E. coli. due to tainted romaine lettuce.
Apr. 17, 2018
Arizona state veterinarian Peter Mundschenk worked with his counterparts in Mexico and the USDA to help streamline the process.
Apr. 17, 2018
A bill being considered in the current legislative session could cause some changes to Arizona's KidsCare program that depends on whether federal funding drops.
Apr. 17, 2018
A U.S. Supreme Court decision to strike down part of a federal law that can speed up deportations of immigrants convicted of some violent crimes has been met with criticism from federal immigration authorities, but an attorney in Phoenix said the ruling upholds due process rights.
Apr. 17, 2018
Former State Rep. Don Shooter has filed a $1.3 million notice of claim against the state, a precursor to a lawsuit.
Apr. 17, 2018

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