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 Arizona Stores Want To Extend Shelf Life Of Grade A Eggs
Arizona retailers want to extend the shelf life for storing Grade A eggs sold in Arizona. The battle is over $3 million worth of expired eggs thrown out each year.
Feb. 12, 2018
Discovery Creemos Loses Charter
On Monday, the Arizona charter school board revoked the charter of Discovery Creemos Academy in Goodyear. That school closed suddenly last month after financial difficulties.
Feb. 12, 2018
Shope Kills Feminine Hygiene Bill, Defers To Dept. Of Corrections
The chairman of the House Rules Committee said he will not hear HB2222, which would have provided free unlimited feminine hygiene products to women in Arizona prisons.
Feb. 12, 2018
Arizona Professor Witnesses Grand Canyon Helicopter Crash
The helicopter crash that occurred Saturday at the Grand Canyon, killing three people and injuring four others, was witnessed by an Embry-Riddle University professor of aviation.
Feb. 12, 2018
Mormon Lawyer Embarks On Journey Where Book Of Mormon Took Place
And now we turn to a story about the conflict between religious belief and science, and how one man’s quest to prove his religion to be true cost him his beliefs.
Feb. 12, 2018
 Journalist David Gregory Explores Religion, Spirituality In His Book
Journalist David Gregory was near the top of his profession — hosting the Sunday program, "Meet the Press." Then that high-profile job faded away after six years, when Gregory received a phone call from his boss in the summer of 2014 that he was out. That finality sent Gregory into a deeper exploration of religion and spirituality.
Feb. 12, 2018
 Rep. Carter Presenting Proclamation Declaring May 2 Maternal Mental Health Day
One in nine women in the U.S. experience symptoms of postpartum depression after the birth of a child. And many more experience some kind of mental health challenges during and after pregnancy.
Feb. 12, 2018
 How Did White House Security Clearance Backlog Get So Massive?
When former White House press secretary Rob Porter resigned, it was revealed he was working under an interim security clearance. Part of the reason there is that there is a massive backlog of people waiting to be given security clearance — it’s been reported that it’s 700,000 names long — keeping the entire procedure mired down.
Feb. 12, 2018
 What
The eyes of the world have been trained on the Winter Olympics as they kicked off over the weekend in PyeongChang, South Korea, but there is a lot more going on around the world.
Feb. 12, 2018
 Republic Editorial Takes Gosar To Task For His Approach To Politics
Arizona’s 4th District Congressman, Republican Paul Gosar, has been in the headlines lately for some negative aspects. It’s been focused on his tendency to take statistics out of context or accuse certain political opponents of treason. In a recent editorial, The Arizona Republic took Gosar to task for his approach to politics.
Feb. 12, 2018
 Uber Paying Waymo $245 Million In Surprise Settlement
The yearlong litigation between Waymo and Uber ended suddenly Friday with a surprise settlement. Uber is paying Waymo $245 million and promising that it won’t use Waymo’s technology in its own self-driving cars. Aarian Marshall is a transportation reporter for WIRED magazine. She's been following the story and joins us now.
Feb. 12, 2018
 Surprise Looking To Bring Canadians To City For Health Care Services
The city of Surprise is trying to convince Canadians to come to the West Valley city for their health care services. City officials cite statistics that show more than 63,000 Canadians left the country for non-emergency medical care last year, and they’d like for those medical travelers to come to Surprise.
Feb. 12, 2018
 Index Puts U.S. In
Concerns have risen — especially over the past year or so — that some freedoms in the U.S. are becoming restricted or limited to only a portion of the population. On the heels of that feeling comes the latest rankings by the Economist Intelligence Unit’s annual Democracy Index.
Feb. 12, 2018
 Final Week For Bills To Be Heard In Arizona Legislative Committee
One of the more traditional aspects of the state legislative session will shift into high gear later this week. That’s because it’s the final week for bills to be heard in their committee of origin. So we should see some thinning of the herd.
Feb. 12, 2018
 A Look Back On The Tense Time Leading Up To Shooter
The Yuma County Board of Supervisors is expected to choose Rep. Don Shooter’s replacement today. The decision will bring some sense of closure to Shooter’s expulsion from the House, which, up to the hours before that historic event, was full of surprises.
Feb. 12, 2018
Group Of Hildale, Utah, Employees Resign
Nearly a dozen city and utility board employees in the small town of Hildale, Utah, have resigned — at least one citing conflict of religion as the reason.
Feb. 12, 2018
The Pulse: Gay And Searching For Family
In the U.S., it is hard for teens to encounter homophobia - for kids from other countries it is even more difficult. Philadelphia’s foster care system is working to find healthy homes for LGBTQ kids.
Feb. 12, 2018
The Takeaway: Another #MeToo Scandal Hits the White House
White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter resigned last week after allegations of domestic abuse surfaced from each of his two ex-wives.
Feb. 12, 2018
Arizona Lawmaker Seeks To Repeal Sick Pay, Cap Minimum Wage
A bill moving through the Arizona Senate seeks to freeze minimum wage and repeal sick pay.
Feb. 12, 2018
LGBTQ Advocates Cautiously Optimistic Great Hearts Will Change Trans Policy
LGBTQ advocates are optimistic one of Arizona’s largest charter school networks will change its policy for transgender students.
Feb. 12, 2018

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