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United Blood Services Part Of Vitalant Name Change
Blood Systems announced Monday that its 10 blood center brands, including the United Blood Services, will unite under a new name: Vitalant. The change may mean more services for Arizona residents.
Sep. 25, 2018
Chinese Elders ‘Walk The Middle Path’ To Better Mental Health
According to recent research, Asian seniors living in the United States may be more at risk for psychological distress than public health officials once thought — and less likely to seek help. That's where New York's Thrive NYC initiative comes in.
Sep. 25, 2018
The Takeaway: Women Grapple With Sexual Assault Allegations Against Kavanaugh
On Monday, voices opposing Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination grew stronger, following new allegations of assault from Kavanaugh's days as a student at Yale.
Sep. 25, 2018
Educators Call For Clearer Inclusion Of Evolution In Arizona Education Standards
Leaders are considering the first update to K-12 science standards in 13 years. The years-long process has recently been mired in controversy.
Sep. 25, 2018
Nonprofit Responds To Drought, Feeds Wild Horses Along Salt River
At any given time, there are about 250 wild horses along the Salt River, according to Salt River Wild Horse Management. Usually those horses are good at taking care of themselves. But this year — something changed and one nonprofit responded to an unprecedented drought.
VIDEO: Wild Horses Along The Salt River In Arizona
Sep. 25, 2018
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If you have a driver's license ID card from the MVD you can register online through the Arizona Secretary of State’s Office. Otherwise you can request registration forms by mail or register in-person at your county recorder's office.
Sep. 25, 2018
Hopis Asking Feds To Explore Other Power Plant Options
Hopi tribal officials are calling on the federal government to explore other options for the Navajo Generating Station near Page.
Sep. 25, 2018
Mexico Releases, Recaptures Suspected Cartel Hitman
A man arrested by Mexican police two weeks ago for his suspected ties to smuggling drugs and an endangered fish was first released, then arrested again — this time on murder charges.
Sep. 24, 2018
Ducey, Garcia Spar In Gubernatorial Debate
Arizona's gubernatorial candidates squared off on Monday in a televised debate.
Sep. 24, 2018
Talking Stick Resort Launches Soft Open
Talking Stick Resort re-opened Monday after a monsoon in mid-August caused severe flooding, forcing the resort to shut down. Spokesman Ramone Martinez said the decision was made to stay closed longer than was originally required to upgrade the property and make cosmetic improvements.
Sep. 24, 2018
Tucson Company Building Border Wall In Texas
A Tucson, Arizona company started work on a border fence replacement project in west Texas for the Homeland Security Department.
Sep. 24, 2018
Feds Give Green Light To Natural Gas Exports To Sonora
A Texas-based partnership has gotten the green light from federal authorities to export natural gas to a planned liquefaction facility in Sonora, Mexico.
Sep. 24, 2018
Report: More Conversations Needed About Light Rail Expansion
On Wednesday, the Phoenix City Council will hold a meeting on the South Central light rail extension — and council members are expected to vote on whether to keep the current two-lane design or to switch to a four-lane concept as some business owners along Central Avenue have demanded.
Sep. 24, 2018
Top CEOs Making More Money Than Ever
The CEOs of the 350 biggest companies in the country are making more money now than in the past, and in some cases, a lot more. That’s according to an analysis by the Economic Policy Institute.
Sep. 24, 2018
Former Detective, Australian Wife Accused In Death Of 7-Year-Old
A former Phoenix police detective and his Australian wife are at the center of a murder case that’s raising concerns here and across the globe. Germayne and Lisa Cunningham are accused of murdering their 7-year-old daughter, Sanaa. Now, they are facing the death penalty.
Sep. 24, 2018
Boas: Are Old Allegations A Disqualifier For U.S. Supreme Court?
The Show regularly checks in with Editorial Board of the Arizona Republic to talk about the big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
Sep. 24, 2018
BBC Look-Ahead: UK Recycling Standards
This week, meetings will be held in Britain to review the way the country recycles plastic. That follows an investigation by the BBC that found councils across the UK have nearly 40 different sets of rules for recycling plastic.
Sep. 24, 2018
What Does It Mean When Federal Officials Violate The Hatch Act?
Last week, Stephanie Grisham — spokesperson for First Lady Melania Trump — was found to be in violation of the Hatch Act because of a tweet. White House counselor Kellyanne Conway and U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley have also been cited for violating the Hatch Act.
Sep. 24, 2018
Study Reveals Law Enforcement
The 287(g) program was established in 1996 as a partnership between Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and local law enforcement. Now, a new report presents new evidence on the impact of those partnerships on immigrant communities using data on public school enrollment of Hispanic students.
Sep. 24, 2018
#RedForEd Supporters Want To Oust AZ Supreme Court Judges
Some leaders of the #RedForEd movement and some supporters of the Invest in Education ballot initiative are expressing concerns about the ruling that knocked Invest in Ed off November’s ballot. That includes the assertion that the Ducey administration knew how the state justices had ruled individually against Invest in Ed.
Sep. 24, 2018

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