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On Monday, in response to new, bleak opioid death numbers, Gov. Ducey declared a statewide health emergency.
Jun. 6, 2017
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Investigators are continuing to look into how much Russia inserted itself into last November’s election, and whether members of the Trump campaign or the administration were involved with that. But there’s a deeper issue of Russia spying on the U.S. — from inside our borders.
Jun. 6, 2017
Arizona PIRG
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or CFPB, has made headlines this year simply trying to justify its existence. Now, Arizona PIRG Education Fund and the Frontier Group have released a new report, “Protecting Those Who Serve,” which reveals that the leading source of debt collection abuses the CFPB currently receives are from current military servicemembers and veterans.
Jun. 6, 2017
Regina Revazova
How does that Sesame Street song go? Who are the people in your neighborhood? Or from Jules Dassin, who said: "There are 8 million stories in the naked city." Here's the conversation with Wendy.
Jun. 6, 2017
Alexandra Bowers
The Tempe Center for the Arts is spending the summer exploring nature, specifically as it relates to art and design in its exhibit is called Biomimicry: nature inspired design. Looking around the gallery, that becomes apparent: there’s sculpture, furniture, wood and other art forms.
Jun. 6, 2017
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ESPN has been the dominant sports network for decades and, even with increasing competition, that hasn’t changed. But the cord cutters who don’t help pay for cable packages have hurt ESPN’s bottom line, leading to layoffs and worries about the network’s future. And some critics are even saying ESPN is too politically correct and leans to the left.
Jun. 6, 2017
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With two days left, Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour Party have made a serious push in what was once seen as an easy election for U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May.
Jun. 6, 2017
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A 25-year-old government contractor allegedly gave a U.S. intelligence report to The Intercept that details the Kremlin's efforts to use hacking techniques during the 2016 election.
Jun. 6, 2017
Phoenix VA hospital
Veteran’s Administration Secretary David Shulkin gave a State of the VA speech last week, and the prognosis for the department remained grim.
Jun. 6, 2017
Dr. Joseph Sirven
Patient based advocacy organizations can seem like a Tower of Babel. Our medical commentator Dr. Joseph Sirven explains.
Jun. 6, 2017
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will soon be switching the electronic health record system it uses.
Jun. 6, 2017
Nuverra
A Scottsdale-based engineering company is facing push back from its creditors who say terms of a proposed bankruptcy loan are insufficient.
Jun. 6, 2017
Border wall
Local governments in Southern Arizona will vote today on whether to formally oppose President Donald Trump’s plan for a border wall.
Jun. 6, 2017
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Arizona State University scientists begin testing blood from the healthiest hearts in the world to help fight chronic aging.
Jun. 6, 2017
Homeless outreach workers
On Wednesday, the City Council will vote on a five-year contract worth up to $2.5 million. If approved, certified outreach workers from Community Bridges will engage with people on the streets and offer medical, behavioral health and recovery services.
Jun. 6, 2017
Wallow Fire
As temperatures increase this week around the state and with June typically the driest month, the risk of dangerous wildfires is rising rapidly. We head into the heart of fire season without the federal government’s top emergency official.
Jun. 6, 2017
Mexico will hold its presidential elections next year. And for the first time, an indigenous woman is running for the office.
Jun. 5, 2017
Bottle of prescription medication
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has declared a statewide health emergency in response to the rise in deaths from opioids. New state numbers show about a 16 percent increase in overdoses last year with nearly 800 people dying.
Jun. 5, 2017
Chase Field in downtown Phoenix
Maricopa County’s Office of Procurement Services has canceled the process to choose a new booking manager for Chase Field just weeks before the current contract ends.
Jun. 5, 2017
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The Nature Conservancy isn’t known for its work in cities. It’s known for working to protect some of the world’s most beautiful landscapes across the globe. But a few years ago, the conservancy shifted its focus to the urban landscape.
Jun. 5, 2017

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