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Campaign Money Can Now Be Used For Child Care
Candidates running for federal office will be allowed to use campaign money for child care. That’s after a unanimous ruling by the Federal Election Commission.
May. 15, 2018
Climate Change Is Making Droughts Worse In The Western U.S.
A new study from NASA reinforces the idea that droughts are getting worse and could become more frequent in the Western U.S. The culprit is human-caused climate change.
May. 15, 2018
Will Arizona Legalize Sports Betting?
The Phoenix Suns will find out Tuesday night if they’ll have the top pick in June’s NBA draft — and in the future, you may be able to bet on that kind of thing here in Arizona.
May. 15, 2018
Arizona Storytellers: Brian Krauss
Brian Krauss shares a story about how one woman found herself for the first time on a Grand Canyon hike.
May. 15, 2018
Uber Unveils Concept For Flying Taxis
It's now 2018 and people are still wondering if we'll ever see flying cars in our lifetime. Luckily, Uber might have an answer to that question.
May. 15, 2018
Zillow Calls Camelback East Most Popular Neighborhood
The Valley is a huge place, both in terms of the population and the actual amount of land it takes up, which means there are a bunch of neighborhoods. Some have been well-known for decades, and others may have been created by real estate agents or search engines.
May. 15, 2018
Airlines From U.S., Middle East Reach Resolution
A decade-long dispute between the top three airlines in the U.S. — American, Delta and United — and the top three Persian Gulf carriers appears to have reached a resolution. But who came out on top remains up for interpretation.
May. 15, 2018
U.S. Maintains Global Reach Despite Trump Administration Policies
Even as President Trump has chosen to take the U.S. out of the Paris Climate agreement or renegotiate NAFTA, the country continues to have a very long reach.
May. 15, 2018
Are Employers Taking Proper Steps Against Workplace Harassment?
Harassment in the workplace has been common for decades, but the #MeToo movement has helped to shine a brighter spotlight on the issue.
May. 15, 2018
Troops Being Deployed To Organ Pipe Cactus Monument
The U.S. Department of the Interior is deploying specialized law enforcement to southern border locations, including Arizona’s Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.
May. 15, 2018
Arizona Approves Hemp Farming, Joining 35 States Nationwide
By this time next year Arizona farmers will have the freedom to plant hemp as a major crop, as the plant is removed from contraband status.
May. 15, 2018
Arizonans Will Ignore Gas Prices, Drive Memorial Day Weekend
Motorists with plans to hit the road for Memorial Day Weekend will be among hundreds of thousands of other Arizonans doing the same.
May. 15, 2018
The Takeaway: Dozens Killed, Thousands Injured in Gaza Protests
Monday marked the deadliest day for Palestinians in Gaza since the 2014 Israel-Gaza conflict. According to health officials in Gaza, Israeli soldiers killed more than 50 Palestinian protesters and injured more than 1,700.
May. 15, 2018
Pilot Program Aims To Build AZ
Arizona’s construction worker shortage stretches beyond metro Phoenix — and beyond home building. There’s also a big need for highways workers. Arizona is one of six states taking part in a federal pilot program focused on highway construction.
May. 15, 2018
DOJ Joins Lawsuits Against Insys Therapeutics, Inc.
The U.S. Department of Justice joined lawsuits accusing opioid-maker Insys Therapeutics of paying kickbacks to doctors to prescribe a powerful opioid medication, in an effort to generate more profit.
May. 14, 2018
Surprise Asks Residents To OK Water Company Purchase
In a bid to expand its water portfolio, the city of Surprise is holding an election over whether to buy a small water company.
May. 14, 2018
Sports Betting Decision Pleases Arizona Tribes, Officials
States can now legalize sports betting after a decision by the U.S. Supreme Court. Arizona’s Gaming Department said nothing changes in the state for now.
May. 14, 2018
The Takeaway: Wealth In America — What Is It? And Who
In total, Americans owe over $1.48 trillion dollars in student loan debt. But debt isn’t the only thing that defines your net worth. It’s the tally of your assets, your income, and any inheritance you might have, minus the debt you owe.
May. 14, 2018
Phoenix Suns Introduce New Head Coach
The Phoenix Suns officially introduced their new head coach at a news conference this Monday morning. In taking the reins of the team with the worst record in the NBA this season, Igor Kokoskov became the organization’s sixth head coach since 2013.
May. 14, 2018
Older Adults Are Often Left Out Of Clinical Trials
Even though older people are often the ones who need the kinds of treatments tested in clinical trials, they are rarely the people involved in testing them.
May. 14, 2018

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