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Arizona Department of Health Services
ADHS portions out the funds through county and Native American programs, plus others, to help new parents as they care for children.
Sep. 20, 2017
Two years ago the town of Sanders, Arizona, learned their drinking water was toxic. The school district installed a water filtration system this summer, but many people are sick with conditions linked to uranium contamination. And no one has cleaned it up.
Sep. 20, 2017
Attorneys for prisoners in a class-action settlement with the Arizona Department Of Corrections are looking into the death of a inmate.
Sep. 19, 2017
James Ahlers
Officials expect a temporary disruption in business at Phoenix’s trade office in Mexico City following Tuesday’s 7.1 magnitude earthquake.
Sep. 19, 2017
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The county Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 to take $500,000 from the landfill closure fund to help pay for raises in the sheriff's department.
Sep. 19, 2017
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The city of Mesa is reminding its water utility customers to be on the lookout for scams. A private company representing themselves as city of Mesa Water Resources has used its employees to canvass neighborhoods attempting to sell water filters.
Sep. 19, 2017
Jason P. Woodbury
Thirty years ago, U2 was on the cusp of becoming arguably the biggest band in the world. They were on tour in support of their newest album, The Joshua Tree. The tour began in the Valley at ASU’s Activity Center — now Wells Fargo Arena — and it ended here as well, in a much larger venue, Sun Devil Stadium.
Sep. 19, 2017
Regina Revazova
There are stories on every street corner of the city. One audio producer drives a cab around the Valley and records some of the people she meets. Here's one of those conversations.
Sep. 19, 2017
There are nearly 3.5 million near-Earth objects the size of a house in the solar system. That may sound like a lot, but it’s about 10 times fewer than scientists had previously thought. David Trilling, a professor of physics and astronomy at Northern Arizona University, published the results of this new study in the Astronomical Journal, and he joins me.
Sep. 19, 2017
Phoenix Children's Hospital
Phoenix Children’s Hospital has built an international reputation for providing some of the best pediatric care in the world. But space has been tight. A $40 million expansion will dramatically increase the size of its emergency department and Level 1 pediatric trauma center. To learn more about the impact of the changes, we spoke with Pediatric Surgeon Dr. Kathy van Leeuwen.
Sep. 19, 2017
Arizona State Prison Complex - Florence
One of the most notorious prison escapees in Arizona’s history is Gary Tison. He escaped from the state prison in Florence in the summer of 1978. The escape unleashed 13 days of bloodshed and terror throughout the Southwest, and a new film, "Last Rampage," is documenting it all as we approach the 40th anniversary of the rampage next year.
Sep. 19, 2017
A few states like Arizona have created independent commissions, taking the redrawing responsibilities away from elected officials.
Sep. 19, 2017
Phoenix Fire Department
Hurricane Maria is moving through the Caribbean as a Category 5 storm. The region is still dealing with the effects of Hurricane Irma, and the Gulf Coast is trying to recover from Hurricane Harvey.
Sep. 19, 2017
Mexico Earthquake
A powerful earthquake jolted central Mexico on Tuesday, causing buildings to sway sickeningly in the capital on the anniversary of a 1985 quake that did major damage.
Sep. 19, 2017
The Quiz Show
And now it’s time for The Quiz Show!
Sep. 19, 2017
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A group of 20 former Arizona judges, prosecutors and legal experts are urging the Arizona Supreme Court to strike down our state’s death penalty law.
Sep. 19, 2017
Adrian Fontes
Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes will be holding a public meeting to talk to citizens about the importance of making changes at the smallest level — the precinct level — where he says one person can have a much bigger influence.
Sep. 19, 2017
John McCain
Senate Republicans are taking one last shot at health care overhaul, with a bill that’s become known as Graham-Cassidy. It’s named for GOP Sens. Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy.
Sep. 19, 2017
Lesser Long-Nosed Bat
Some southern Arizona residents are waking up to find dead bats on their porches.
Sep. 19, 2017
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"As president of the United States, I will always put America first," Mr. Trump told world leaders on Tuesday.
Sep. 19, 2017

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