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medical insurance
The Arizona Senate approved a bill Friday to do that and the House OK’d it Thursday, following some emotional debate.
May. 6, 2016
snake day
If talk about snakes has you shuddering, you’re certainly not alone. But the Phoenix Herpetological Society thinks it has a cure, of sorts, for the fear of snakes. On Saturday they’re hosting their first “Snake Day.”
May. 6, 2016
Apollo Education Group
A higher cash offer was enough to seal the deal for Apollo Education Group shareholders. On Friday afternoon they approved a merger agreement that will take the University of Phoenix private.
May. 6, 2016
Latino Autism
One in 68 children in the country has been diagnosed with autism. And, the younger they’re diagnosed, the better chance they have to get early, effective treatment. But, not all children are getting that chance.
May. 6, 2016
Fulcher family
As West Valley cities slowly recover from the economic downturn, some towns are revisiting plans from before the Recession. Surprise is working to preserve the city’s past for future generations.
May. 6, 2016
Dozens of clergy sex abuse victims, including 49 from Arizona, may finally be compensated by the Catholic Diocese of Gallup.
May. 6, 2016
dog living in an enclosure
The Arizona Legislature has passed a measure that would prevent cities from regulating the sale of commercially bred cats and dogs. The bill would override exiting ordinances in Phoenix and Tempe, as well as a proposed ordinance in Tucson, that requires pet stores to only sell rescue and shelter animals.
May. 6, 2016
Diane Maxine Richards
Kingman wants its $1.1 million back, and the city may look to its previous auditor to recover cash that was allegedly stolen by a former budget analyst.
May. 6, 2016
Phoenix VA hospital.
The Department of Veterans Affairs has settled a whistle blower retaliation complaint with former Phoenix VA employee Brandon Coleman. He’s now back at work after spending 18 months on paid administrative leave.
May. 6, 2016
Arizona DOT
The Arizona Department of Transportation and Arizona Department of Safety is prepared to shut down a 62-mile stretch of Interstate 10 on the Arizona-New Mexico Border again.
May. 6, 2016
Dan Hunting of Arizona State University’s Morrison Institute for Public Policy goes into further details on Prop 123.
May. 6, 2016
kidscare child action alliance
Rep. Regina Cobb, R-Kingman, attached the issue to a bill Republicans want, one dealing with vouchers to send children to private and parochial schools.
May. 6, 2016
DNA
University of Arizona researchers are leading an effort to identify the genetics of diseases such as cancer, Alzheimer’s disease and diabetes. The findings could lead to new drugs used in treatment.
May. 6, 2016
The Arizona Senate has voted against a bill that would have removed the state's strict ban on the use of aerial fireworks.
May. 6, 2016
Airbnb
A bill preventing local governments from banning short-term rentals on lodging websites like Airbnb has passed the house and is headed to Gov. Doug Ducey's desk.
May. 6, 2016
Bob Burns
Questions about "dark money" spending continue to cloud Arizona's public utilities commission — and a showdown could be close.
May. 5, 2016
Wild horses
The herd of wild horses living near Arizona's Salt River would have new protections under a proposal the House has passed with bipartisan support.
May. 5, 2016
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In a recording released Thursday morning, Sen. John McCain is heard saying that Donald Trump will make his own Senate re-election campaign more difficult. Still, McCain vowed to support the Republican nominee at a Phoenix event.
May. 5, 2016
lawn mower limo
Saturday is the Buckeye Demolition Derby, and between the smashing and crashing of cars is the half-time feature - lawn mower racing. If you’re thinking, wait, mowers? That can’t be as thrilling as wrecked cars… not so fast.
May. 5, 2016
​We’ve been hearing all week about the pros and cons of the education initiative Proposition 123 that goes before Arizona voters this month. But what about that the other item on the May 17 ballot?
May. 5, 2016

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