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Phoenix City Council
Phoenix city leaders are sending a message to the Trump administration: the nation’s sixth-largest city will not get into the business of immigration enforcement.
Apr. 19, 2017
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Arts and cultural employment grew faster in Washington than in any other state — and just after Washington is Arizona. T
Apr. 19, 2017
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A federal judge may have decided not to disband the police agency shared by two polygamous communities on the Arizona-Utah border, but most of the Colorado City Marshal’s Office is still in hot water.
Apr. 19, 2017
Air Pollution
Air quality in the Phoenix metro area has improved from previous years, but the region still suffers from high ozone levels and particle pollution, according to the American Lung Association.
Apr. 19, 2017
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Voters in Maricopa County won’t have to wait in lines during this year’s November election because most people will be mailing their ballots instead.
Apr. 19, 2017
Ed Masley
For music fans, spring means one thing — festival season. Here in Phoenix, it was announced that this October will be a new three-day national festival called Lost Lake. It’s being put on by the founders of the Bonnaroo festival in Tennessee.
Apr. 19, 2017
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According to the World Health Organization, 285 million people worldwide are visually impaired. Bradley Greger, an associate professor at ASU, is partnering with a California-based company called Second Sight on technology that can be placed on the retina to provide a limited amount of vision to blind people.
Apr. 19, 2017
Petrified Forest National Park
Late last year, the Painted Desert Community Complex at Petrified Forest National Park was designated a National Historic Landmark. Wednesday, the park will celebrate the National Historic Landmark designation, and show off the work done so far on the facilities.
Apr. 19, 2017
Major League Baseball is reportedly considering having umpires wear mics and explain replay rulings.
Apr. 19, 2017
Tim Riester
Soccer is the most popular sport in the world, but in the Valley — where we have teams in America’s top four sports football, baseball, basketball and hockey — it’s been a little slower to get to the highest level.
Apr. 19, 2017
Grand Canyon National Park
It was a big year for the National Park Service. The record-breaking number of visitors to United States' 417 national parks in 2016 contributed almost $35 billion to the U.S. economy.
Apr. 19, 2017
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When we think of all the things we’re sold to reduce stress in our lives, the one that will actually work is free-breathing. So why don’t we utilize our ability to change our physiology through slowing down and taking deep breaths more often?
Apr. 19, 2017
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St. Joseph’s Hospital recently celebrated the 10th anniversary of its lung transplant program. Dr. Michael Smith is a thoracic surgeon and surgical director for the Lung Transplantation Program at St. Joseph’s Hospital.
Apr. 19, 2017
Dr. Tom Sugar
Huge advances are being made in wearable robots, and that’s the focus of this week’s WearACon ’17, which started this morning in downtown Phoenix. ASU’s Tom Sugar is part of the event, thanks to the work he’s done. It includes a powered foot orthotic for stroke rehabilitation.
Apr. 19, 2017
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The term “nationalism” has taken on questionable — sometimes troublesome — connotations in the public realm in the past year or so. The word began getting a lot more attention during the course of the 2016 presidential campaign.
Apr. 19, 2017
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich on Tuesday announced a $4.65 million settlement for consumer restitution from Theranos, the med-tech startup that was once the darling of Silicon Valley but has since faced legal problems for lab errors and deficiencies. It was touted as a great victory for Arizonans, but the backstory of Theranos in Arizona is a little more complicated.
Apr. 19, 2017
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed a law that some disability rights advocates say is a big loss. The legislation deals with Arizona's version of the Americans With Disabilities Act and what some say is the growing problem of lawsuits. KJZZ's Will Stone has been following this.
Apr. 19, 2017
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The Supreme Court is hearing arguments today in a Missouri case that could have broad implications on the separation of church and state.
Apr. 19, 2017
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While residents in Flint wait to gain access to clean water, Nestle extracts billions of dollars worth of groundwater from West Michigan, but pays just a measly $200 a year to do so.
Apr. 19, 2017
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Republican lawmakers are working to line up the votes for a budget deal that would give teachers a higher raise than what was initially offered by Gov. Doug Ducey in January.
Apr. 19, 2017

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