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Republicans have fought to get rid of the Affordable Care Act for years. With complete control over the executive and legislative branches, they promised a speedy repeal and replacement.
Jun. 30, 2017
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio
The motion came after a week of witness testimony in the criminal contempt trial against the former Sheriff.
Jun. 30, 2017
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It’s been 43 years since the Endangered Species Act was passed, and folks on both sides of the issue say changes are warranted. But what changes? And how? Joining us to discuss the ESA’s possible changes is Patrick Parenteau, a professor and endangered species expert at Vermont Law School.
Jun. 30, 2017
Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew
Bells will ring 19 times in Prescott, Prescott Valley and Yarnell at 4:42 on June 30 to remember the 19 men who lost their lives four years ago in the Yarnell Hill Fire.
Jun. 30, 2017
Goodwin Fire
Residents of Mayer, the Arizona town affected by a massive wildfire have been allowed to return home. Firefighters said better weather conditions are helping them contain the Goodwin Fire.
Jun. 30, 2017
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Raytheon announced Wednesday a new contract from the U.S. Navy for F-18 aircraft. It comes just two weeks after the company announced a new surface-to-air missile contract awarded to its Tucson location.
Jun. 30, 2017
Kratom Vending Machine
One vending machine in Tucson aims to make kratom more available for people looking to get off opioids, but critics say there's no way to show the unregulated drug is safe or effective.
Jun. 30, 2017
John McCain
Earlier this week, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced the vote on the Senate health-care bill would be held until after the Fourth of July legislative break.Sen. John McCain has said multiple time he’s disappointed in the way the legislation was written.
Jun. 30, 2017
Goodwin Fire near Mayer
Firefighters made progress on the Goodwin Fire burning south of Prescott. The fire is now 43 percent contained, fire officials said Thursday.
Jun. 29, 2017
arpaio
More Maricopa County sheriff’s deputies testified in federal court Thursday. The government and defense presented witnesses over the course of four days.
Jun. 29, 2017
Senator John McCain
In an op-ed in USA Today, Senator John McCain says that the Russia threat is “dead serious.” During a Facebook Live town hall, he says he’s discouraged by the lack of effort by legislators to retaliate against Russia for their efforts to interfere in the 2016 election.
Jun. 29, 2017
Immigrants in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program will continue to get in-state tuition at Arizona's public universities, at least for now. The Arizona Board of Regents voted 7-1 Thursday to wait for a state Supreme Court decision before making any changes to their current policy.
Jun. 29, 2017
prescott
The city of Prescott says one its largest annual events will go on as planned, despite the Goodwin Fire, which has burned 25,000 acres. The Frontier Days World’s Oldest Rodeo and other events will go on as planned this weekend, city officials and event organizers said.
Jun. 29, 2017
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Listen to the sounds of Carl Spackman and his son Ian playing glow-in-the-dark mini golf with their family at Glow Putt.
Jun. 29, 2017
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Do you know what other people think of you? How much do you care about that? Whether it’s in business or personal relationships, self-awareness is vital.
Jun. 29, 2017
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Nitrate is a naturally occurring nutrient, but when levels are too high can prevent blood from carrying oxygen. Newborns and pregnant women are most vulnerable to health problems.
Jun. 29, 2017
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The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have released its annual report on trends in health statistics. It looks at everything from life expectancy to smoking rates to access to care.
Jun. 29, 2017
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You’ve heard the saying, “walk a mile in someone else’s shoes.” But does that literally mean you have to put yourself in someone’s position in order to understand where they are coming from? According to a study published in The Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, it just might.
Jun. 29, 2017
The Trump administration is quietly loosening many Obama-era rules on civil rights. The civil-rights rollbacks are being applied to other agencies, not just the Department of Education, including the Labor Department, the EPA, and the Department of Housing and Urban Development — just for starters.
Jun. 29, 2017
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Earlier this month, GuideStar, which provides information about charities, decided to remove flags it’d put on some nonprofits on its site. The labels said the organization was “flagged as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center.” On Wednesday, the group Liberty Council, which was one of the nonprofits flagged, sued GuideStar over it.
Jun. 29, 2017

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