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The Arizona Supreme Court says it will decide if a minimum wage boost approved by voters violates a state constitutional provision requiring initiatives to identify a funding source for increased state costs.
Feb. 15, 2017
Apollo Education Group
The parent company of the University of Phoenix is moving forward with a proposed settlement in a lawsuit filed against them. It’s another in a long series of claims that the education company did not do its job.
Feb. 15, 2017
Taser
Scottsdale based Taser International, maker of police body cameras and stun guns, lost a multi-million-dollar body camera contract with the New York City Police Department last year to Seattle based Vievu.
Feb. 15, 2017
snow in Flagstaff
The Arizona Department of Transportation says sensors installed at three Interstate 40 locations near Flagstaff are helping forecast the likelihood of ice forming on the busy highway.
Feb. 15, 2017
Dr. Joseph Sirven
Sometimes the best medicine is just being there, our medical commentator Dr. Joseph Sirven explains.
Feb. 15, 2017
The Flagstaff City Council voted against holding a May special election to repeal Proposition 414, the city’s voter-approved minimum wage act.
Feb. 15, 2017
ESA
With the confirmation of Betsy DeVos as U.S Education Secretary in the news cycle, the terms "school choice" and "vouchers" have become quite the buzzwords lately. But what exactly are vouchers? And how can states legally send public money to private and parochial schools?
Feb. 15, 2017
Mexico Migrant Shelter
Across the U.S. and here in Arizona, cities are debating whether they should continue offering safe havens to undocumented immigrants against President Donald Trump’s policies. Across the border, Mexico City is implementing sanctuary city policies of its own.
Feb. 15, 2017
The fate of Arizona’s Medicaid expansion is now in the hands of the Arizona Court of Appeals. On Tuesday, the court heard the latest challenge to the long-running lawsuit brought by Republican lawmakers.
Feb. 15, 2017
Downtown Gilbert
The Gilbert Town Council will vote on more restrictive rules for group and sober living homes at its meeting Thursday. There are 126 group homes and recovery residences in Gilbert — much less than half of 1 percent of all homes there.
Feb. 15, 2017
maricopa integrated health system
For years, there has been a shortage of beds for teens who have mental-health issues in our community. But now, the Maricopa Integrated Health Systems is giving some of them a place to go.
Feb. 14, 2017
University of Arizona logo
Long before there were medical schools and residency programs, there were traditional ways of healing people in Native communities across the country through ceremonies and herbs. Patrisia Gonzales teaches these practices — and the cultural underpinnings of them — at the University of Arizona in Tucson.
Feb. 14, 2017
electronics circuit tech
The number of residents who attend Mesa’s quarterly hazardous waste drop-offs has been on the upswing for the last three years. Mesa officials are working to establish a permanent hazardous-waste facility that would accept materials such as batteries, electronics, chemicals and appliances.
Feb. 14, 2017
OCA of Greater Phoenix
Asian-Americans make up almost 4 percent of the population in Arizona. One group in Phoenix that does advocacy and civic engagement work on behalf of Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders is the OCA of Greater Phoenix.
Feb. 14, 2017
divorce agreement
It’s Valentines’ Day, so the topic of divorce is not one you’d expect, or even necessarily want, to hear about today. But, in this case, it might be OK.
Feb. 14, 2017
Flynn is out as National Security Adviser, the latest from Syria, and more rain is coming to northern California, where crews are repairing the Oroville Dam's spillways.
Feb. 14, 2017
doctor
Two-thirds of female respondents to a survey of cardiologists said they’ve experienced discrimination in their careers. That’s three times higher than the rate among male respondents.
Feb. 14, 2017
image of Jupiter taken by OSIRIS-REx
In a search for as-yet unseen asteroids, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has taken a photo of the solar system’s largest planet and several of its satellites.
Feb. 14, 2017
Voter-approved Proposition 206 has led to a lawsuit, and concerns about how the state’s new higher minimum wage would impact Arizona — and its budget. But a new analysis from the Grand Canyon Institute suggests concerns about effects on the general fund may be overblown.
Feb. 14, 2017
health
The Arizona Court of Appeals heard arguments today about whether the state’s Medicaid expansion was approved legally or not. To talk about this is Mary Jo Pitzl, who covers state government for The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com.
Feb. 14, 2017

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