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A new $2.27 million federal grant could help researchers get a better handle on who is most likely to have a worse case of Valley fever. We talked more about that with Dr. John Galgiani, director of the UA's Valley Fever Center for Excellence.
May. 2, 2017
"Casino Healthcare: The  Health of a Nation, America’s Biggest Gamble."
The latest effort to repeal and/or replace the Affordable Care Act is underway on Capitol Hill, where Vice President Mike Pence has spoken with a number of members of congress to get their support for dramatic changes. We learned more from Dan Munro, author of "Casino Healthcare: The Health of a Nation, America’s Biggest Gamble."
May. 2, 2017
Arizona Center for Law in the Public Interest
Arizona has awarded two loan guarantees to the private operators of charter schools, which are considered public schools. Last year, lawmakers agreed to set aside $100 million to help privately-run charters get lower interest rates when they borrow money.
May. 2, 2017
The legislative session may be heading to a close later this week, thanks to a lot of progress being made on the state budget.
May. 2, 2017
If the Tempe vending machine location is approved by the City Council, it will be the company’s sixth in the country.
May. 2, 2017
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President Donald Trump has promised a new push to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, and the vote could come as early as this week.
May. 2, 2017
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President Donald Trump thrust the H-1B visa program back into the spotlight recently. What are the problems with the program, and are they likely to get fixed anytime soon?
May. 2, 2017
arizona storytellers
Mario Avent is an Army veteran living in Phoenix.
May. 2, 2017
Students in the Queen Creek Unified School District Adult Education digital storytelling class
The Queen Creek Unified School District celebrated the accomplishments of some its oldest learners last night. Students of the adult education program’s digital storytelling class presented to the public.
May. 2, 2017
Arizonans need not worry about their city interfering with the sale of a refrigerator, a microwave or more pointedly, a gun.
May. 2, 2017
clean water
A new study found more than one-third of Arizona’s population gets their water from systems that violated the Safe Drinking Water Act in 2015.
May. 2, 2017
Housing for baseball players could be on the horizon for the Peoria Sports Complex.
May. 2, 2017
Car
In Mexico, it’s become popular among business and government types to say they’re preparing for the impending negotiation of NAFTA. They say they want to diversify their business interests beyond deals with the United States. And in Mexico’s booming car industry, one big new player — China — is already moving in.
May. 2, 2017
Yuma border fence
A massive $1 trillion spending bill that will keep the U.S. government funded for the rest of the fiscal year includes a boost to Homeland Security operations, including new border infrastructure.
May. 2, 2017
Cable One
Phoenix-based Cable One, the nation’s seventh-largest cable provider, is getting larger. A $735 million purchase of New Wave Communications is now complete, bringing the total customer base for the combined companies to over 1 million.
May. 2, 2017
Medical marijuana
Mexico has been victim of drug-related violence and corruption for years. But a new bill passed last Friday may change all that. While the debates around marijuana legalization continue state by state in the U.S., Mexico is just one step away from legalizing medical marijuana in the entire country.
May. 1, 2017
An indictment will move forward in a case involving a real-estate company based in Phoenix. A federal judge Friday declined to dismiss charges against Brian Block, the former CFO of American Realty Capital Properties Inc., a real-estate investment trust.
May. 1, 2017
mosquito
A mosquito sample in the East Valley has tested positive for the West Nile virus. It’s the first of the season.
May. 1, 2017
Republicans in the U.S. House are attempting to revive health-care legislation this week and are hoping to win over skeptical members of the Freedom Caucus.
May. 1, 2017
Lambda Legal
Lambda Legal has been busy over the past several months. The LGBT civil rights advocacy group has been working on a number of issues.
May. 1, 2017

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