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Stanford Faces Disability Lawsuit
Stanford has been sued by the national group Disability Rights Advocates on behalf of some students who believe the university hasn’t properly responded to the needs of students with mental health disabilities — to the degree that it has violated a number of anti-discrimination laws.
Jun. 20, 2018
Can School Architecture Protect Children?
The recent tragic shootings at U.S. schools has renewed discussions about how to keep students safe — including adding security or even arming teachers.
Jun. 20, 2018
Rainfall By The Fourth Of July?
It’s official — the 2018 monsoon season is here. Over the weekend, the Ahwatukee Foothills, Cave Creek and Wickenberg received some rain.
Jun. 20, 2018
Public Health Conference To Address Disconnect Between Federal, State Policies
President Trump came into office with the intention of eliminating the Affordable Care Act, and many Republican members of Congress were at least focused on repealing and replacing the ACA. But some of it remains intact, leaving states to try to deal with the changes.
Jun. 20, 2018
Big Changes For Sacred Heart Church
The historic Sacred Heart Church near 16th Street and Buckeye Road in South Phoenix could reopen after a vote expected at the Phoenix City Council Wednesday night.
Jun. 20, 2018
House Committee Hearing Arizona Water Concerns
Comprehensive water policy seemed to be on the table for state lawmakers when they started their 2018 session in January. But by the time the session ended last month, that issue had been drowned out by several others.
Jun. 20, 2018
McSally Opens Double-Digit Lead In New Poll
A new poll out this morning shows Congresswoman Martha McSally has opened up a double-digit lead in the race for the GOP nomination for U.S. Senate. But, a separate poll finds some potentially troubling news for Republicans heading into this fall’s midterm elections.
Jun. 20, 2018
Heated Meeting On Light Rail In South Phoenix
Allegations and insults were tossed around Phoenix Council Chambers Tuesday night during a special meeting to address the south Central light rail extension.
Jun. 20, 2018
Podcast Playlist: When Good Moms Need To Be Bad
Other People's Problems allows you to be a fly on the wall in stranger's therapy sessions. In this episode, we meet Maggie, a stay at home mom who's becoming restless, so restless in fact that she's begun taking destructive risks to keep her life interesting.
Jun. 20, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: Why Money Makes Us Happy
The idea that money doesn't make you happy is easy to get behind if you have it, but if you don't it's a hard sell. But the correlation between money and happiness is more complicated then one might think.
Jun. 20, 2018
The Takeaway: President Trump Signs A New Executive Order On Associations Health Plans
President Trump signed a new Executive Order on Tuesday, touting that the new rule will give insurance seekers more options.
Jun. 20, 2018
The Takeaway: For Families Separated At The Border, Different States Of Detention
2,342 children have been separated from their families since last May, says the Department of Homeland Security. That's when the Trump administration began implementing its zero-tolerance policy that automatically presses criminal charges against anyone crossing the border illegally.
Jun. 20, 2018
No Sales Tax Increase For Pima County Road Repair
The Pima County Board of Supervisors did not approve a half-cent sales tax Tuesday that would have provided about $900 million over 10 years to fund road repairs throughout the county.
Jun. 20, 2018
Arizona Reboots Drought Talks While Rest Of Basin Watches
Arizona is trying to get drought talks going again — and much of the West is watching. A renewed effort to achieve an agreement comes after a year of anxiety and gridlock over the future of the Colorado River.
Jun. 20, 2018
Tempe Explores Power To Remove City Leaders
“The highest measure of punishment, if you will, the city can mediate is a formal censure, and that’s really it,” said Councilman Randy Keating. “It’s kind of a slap on the wrist, and there’s nothing we can do to address the residents’ concerns about repeat council abhorrent behavior.”
Jun. 19, 2018
Reward Tripled For Case Of Ranger Disappearance
The National Park Service wants to solve the case of a ranger who disappeared nearly 40 years ago in southern Arizona. It's tripled the reward it put forth in 1980 in hopes of new information.
Jun. 19, 2018
Federal Judge Considers Independent Monitor For Prison Health Care Case
A federal judge is hearing testimony and evaluating evidence as he attempts to assess the validity of a state-run monitoring system overseeing the state’s prison health care contract.
Jun. 19, 2018
Sen. Jeff Flake Speaks Out Against Trump Immigration Policy
Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake joined colleagues in sending a letter to President Trump urging the immediate stop to an immigration policy separating children from families seeking political asylum.
Jun. 19, 2018
Statewide Rise In Animal Rabies Cases
The Arizona Department of Health Services is warning residents about a statewide rise in rabies cases.
Jun. 19, 2018
What
When you think of Baby Boomers, or Gen X, you probably have an image that comes to mind. Maybe the same goes for Millennials. But what about the generation that follows that one?
Jun. 19, 2018

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