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AZ Elk Died In W. Virginia Awaiting Release
West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice says several elk transported to West Virginia in March to join the state's herd died before they could be released.
Jun. 5, 2018
The Pulse: Home-cooked Meals And Sisterhood — An Antidote For Hurricane Maria Blues
Matilde Colon rode out Hurricane Maria with family. On the morning after the storm, she learned that the winds had destroyed her wooden house.
Jun. 5, 2018
The Takeaway: What To Watch For Today In California
Known as the "jungle primary," both party's ballots are open to all registered voters and the top two vote-getters, regardless of affiliation, will be featured on the general election ballot.
Jun. 5, 2018
As U.S. Refugee Resettlements Drop, Help Infrastructure Crumples
The national infrastructure for refugee resettlement was built to take in about 85,000 people a year. President Donald Trump’s administration cut the cap to 45,000 this year. But the U.S. will likely let in less than half of that number.
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Jun. 5, 2018
PAC Scam Prosecution Reveals Larger Problem
Two Arizona brothers last month were charged with crimes including mail fraud conspiracy and wire fraud conspiracy.
Jun. 5, 2018
Arizona Settles Voter Registration Lawsuit
The state's top election official has agreed to remove a series of hurdles now in the path of those who want to register to vote.
Jun. 4, 2018
SCOTUS Decision Unlikely To Affect Arizona Case
The Scottsdale-based, Christian legal group Alliance Defending Freedom argued the Masterpiece Cakeshop case decided Monday by the U.S. Supreme Court. ADF is also representing a Phoenix calligraphy business in a similar case challenging the city's anti-discrimination law.
Jun. 4, 2018
Tucson Astronomer Detects Earth-bound Asteroid
Sky watchers in Botswana, Africa, got a front row seat to a brilliant asteroid disintegration last weekend.
Jun. 4, 2018
University of Arizona Looks to Improve Cancer Survivor Lives
The University of Arizona College of Nursing received a $2.5 million grant to develop psycho-social intervention program for survivors.
Jun. 4, 2018
BBC Look-Ahead: Russia
Now we go to London to talk with our colleagues at the BBC for our weekly look ahead at international news.
Jun. 4, 2018
Boas On GOP Immigration Ads
Now we’re going to check in with the Editorial Board of The Arizona Republic. It’s a regular segment where we talk about the big issues facing the state and the region featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
Jun. 4, 2018
Study Finds Nearly Half Of Americans Are Lonely
A recent survey done by Cigna found that Americans — particularly young people — are lonely. Of the 20,000 participants, about half said they feel alone or left out always or sometimes.
Jun. 4, 2018
Theranos made a big splash in Arizona in 2015 when Gov. Doug Ducey welcomed the company with open arms. At that stage, it was seen as an innovator in the realm of medical testing and equipment — including a portable blood analyzer that only needed a simple finger prick.
Jun. 4, 2018
Arizona Housing Prices Finally Surpass Pre-Recession Levels
The median sale price for previously owned, single-family homes in Maricopa County hit an all time high in May.
Jun. 4, 2018
Arizona Motor Vehicle Division Warns Of Online Scam
The Arizona Motor Vehicle Department is warning customers about a new online scam. Links on social media offer permit exam preparation for a price, but MVD offfers it free of charge.
Jun. 4, 2018
Employee Says Corizon Health Risks Patients’ Lives To Avoid Fines
A Corizon Health employee working in a state prison raised questions about the validity of the state-run program monitoring Arizona’s prison health care provider.
Jun. 4, 2018
The Takeaway: Trump Targets Allies With Aluminum, Steel Tariffs
Donald Trump often lashed out on the campaign trail at what he saw as unfair trade advantages from countries like China. But last week, President Trump put U.S. allies on notice, placing new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada, Mexico, and the European Union.
Jun. 4, 2018
Extreme Rock Climber Talks About Experiences In New Book
Arizona has a host of natural wonders that are perfect for some hiking or climbing. But for especially challenging mountains or structures, you would probably want a lot of specialized equipment to make absolutely sure you can handle it. Tommy Caldwell is different.
Jun. 4, 2018
Concerns Arise About Fracking In Northern Arizona
The Trump administration has made no secret of the fact that it wants to increase our nation’s production of oil and gas, making many policy moves to make that happen. One of them is to open up bidding for oil and gas companies on federal lands in Northern Arizona.
Jun. 4, 2018
Are Arizona Teacher Raises Being Implemented?
It’s been almost a month since teachers marched on the capitol lawn and crowded the state building into the early hours of the morning as lawmakers approved a more than $300 million package to kick off Gov. Doug Ducey’s plan for a 20 percent pay raise by 2020.
Jun. 4, 2018

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