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The U.S. Senate is expected to vote on a health-care bill next week, possibly on Tuesday. But it’s not yet clear what they’ll actually be voting on — a straight-up repeal of the Affordable Care Act, a repeal and replace plan, or something else altogether.
Jul. 21, 2017
A hedge fund previously valued at more than $2 billion is now worth close to nothing and investors, including Arizona State University, are asking why.
Jul. 21, 2017
UA Dreamers
This week a new bi-partisan Dream Act was introduced in the Senate that by some estimates would make 1.8 million people immediately eligible for conditional legal status, protecting those who are currently benefitting from DACA.
Jul. 21, 2017
Friday Newscap
Here to discuss Senator John McCain’s cancer diagnosis, health care reform efforts in the Senate and former Representative Ann Kirkpatrick’s decision to run for Congress again are former lawmaker David Lujan of the Arizona Center for Economic Progress and Marcus Dell’Artino, partner at the firm First Strategic.
Jul. 21, 2017
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The origins of Mara Salvatrucha, the gang better known as MS-13, date back to the 1980s, in the Pico Union neighborhood of Los Angeles.
Jul. 21, 2017
Senator John McCain
Senator John McCain has been staying engaged despite his diagnosis of an aggressive form of brain cancer.
Jul. 21, 2017
A polygamous community on the Arizona-Utah border is appealing an overhaul of its government operations that was ordered in response to a verdict that found nonbelievers were denied police protection, building permits and water hookups on the basis of religion.
Jul. 21, 2017
CenturyLink
CenturyLink will now be dealing with a consumer lawsuit filed by the state of Minnesota. The filing makes Minnesota the eighth state, including Arizona, in which the telecommunications giant has been charged with fraud.
Jul. 21, 2017
Scott Boone
Emergency service agencies are constantly looking for new technologies to get the word out about major events affecting residents. But when it comes to the monsoons in Arizona, old technology is still the most trusted.
Jul. 21, 2017
As more consumers rely on the convenience of online shopping and seek out specialty stores over big-box retail, more shopping centers are losing traditional tenants. What’s moving in is not only changing the retail landscape, but also neighborhoods.
Jul. 21, 2017
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The city of Phoenix wants to create bike lanes on a stretch of 15th Avenue. The transportation department will host a public meeting to talk about the plan.
Jul. 21, 2017
Lindsey Graham
The Dream Act, which would provide a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who entered the country at a young age, was first introduced in Congress in 2001. Despite repeated efforts, it has never passed. On Thursday, Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham and Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin reintroduced the latest version of the legislation.
Jul. 20, 2017
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Yuma firefighters are heading to California to help fight the Detwiler Fire, which has burned more than 70,000 acres and is only 10 percent contained.
Jul. 20, 2017
Eagle with GPS backpack
Birdwatchers know it’s possible to see an eagle in the Valley — but if you train your binoculars just right, you might just notice some eagles wearing little backpacks. Salt River Project bought six of these packs, and four eagles have been outfitted with them so far.
Jul. 20, 2017
Jesse Alvarado
In one ZIP code in Maryvale, there were 642 pit bulls and Chihuahuas surrendered or found as strays just last year. The area had the highest intake of pit bulls for the fourth year in a row, and the highest of Chihuahuas last year.
Jul. 20, 2017
Bacteria
Since their introduction around 70 years ago, antibiotics have been used to help most of us recover from illnesses and infectious diseases. But there’s an increasing number of antibiotic-resistant bacteria making the drugs much less effective. And that’s, at least in part, because of how often they’ve been prescribed.
Jul. 20, 2017
Bisbee Mayor David Smith
A group of Arizona mayors is calling on Gov. Ducey to make further reforms to the Public Safety Personnel Retirement System, or PSPRS. In addition, an ad hoc committee of the state House of Representatives is holding meetings on the subject. Its next gathering is next week in Prescott.
Jul. 20, 2017
General Motors has been cleared in the first case involving its updated ignition switch. An Arizona man claimed the automaker was at fault in his crash.
Jul. 20, 2017
The Washington, D.C.-based Center on Budget and Policy Priorities has released a study indicating the BCRA would have a very negative effect on Arizona, including the state’s Medicaid program, AHCCCS.
Jul. 20, 2017
John McCain
Sen. John McCain broke the news of his cancer diagnosis on Wednesday evening. Since then, letters of support and condolence have been pouring in from statesmen and citizens alike. But what is this type of cancer McCain now battles?
Jul. 20, 2017

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