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The Takeaway: Healthcare, DACA Could Trip Up GOP Tax Bill
Republicans are trying to figure out how to reconcile the House and Senate tax plans, but there are some big snags up ahead, including how to deal with DACA and the individual mandate. Dec 6, 2017
Dec. 6, 2017
Short Creek: Beyond FLDS, Part IV – You Gotta Have Faith
Historically, the FLDS has been the most prominent religious presence in Short Creek, but in recent years it has become much more religiously diverse as people have left or been kicked out of the church. Now there are several faiths present in a community that was once dominated by just one.
Dec. 6, 2017
Tempe-Based Solar Company To Rollout Updated Solar Panels Early
Tempe-based First Solar announced the early rollout of its updated solar panels Tuesday at its investor call.
Dec. 6, 2017
Competition, Storm Recovery Could Boost Cost Of Tempe Streetcar
Tempe is moving utilities to make way for a three-mile streetcar system and design for the project is approaching 90 percent completion.
Dec. 6, 2017
Immigration Enforcement Goes Up In The Interior, Down At The Border
Apprehensions at the U.S. border dropped significantly in the fiscal year 2017, while interior immigration arrests rose sharply, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Dec. 6, 2017
Arizona Attorney General Intervenes In New Batch Of ADA Lawsuits
Arizona’s top law enforcement official is trying to stop a local attorney from suing the lodging industry under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Dec. 6, 2017
Lawsuit To Give Colorado River Legal Personhood Is Over
A lawsuit to give the Colorado River legal personhood is over. A Colorado environmental group had sued that state in federal court, asking the court to say the river could sue over environmental threats.
Dec. 6, 2017
Alaska USA Credit Union Moving Its Service Center To Glendale
Officials say Glendale is a good place for the center because the area doesn’t have service-disrupting natural disasters and is close to the data center, also in Glendale.
Dec. 6, 2017
ADOT Starts Construction On I-10 Dust Storm Radar
A $58 million project will widen four miles of the I-10 south of Eloy to three lanes in both directions and install dust storm-detecting radar. “Right where you and I would be going down the freeway, we’ll know exactly what visibility is like,” ADOT spokesman Tom Herrmann said.
Dec. 5, 2017
Goodyear Holding Forums On New $32 Million Park Area
Goodyear is ready to invest millions of dollars into a new central park. The fast-growing city is hearing from residents on how to build it.
Dec. 5, 2017
Really? How That Word And Others Signal Stress Levels
A new study finds certain words can signal how stressed out you feel. And, it may not be the words that first come to mind. The research could potentially help doctors better identify people at risk of stress-related diseases.
Dec. 5, 2017
ASU Team Develops Family Bereavement Program For Kids, Surviving Parent
For decades, researchers have been exploring ways to understand how children are affected by the death of a parent — and how those children and their surviving parent move forward, even as they’re dealing with grief. One of the leaders in the field has been Irwin Sandler, Research Professor in Psychology at ASU.
Dec. 5, 2017
 Equality Health Working With Health Plans To Keep Medicaid Recipients Healthy
A Phoenix-based company will be working with Mercy Care Plan and Mercy Maricopa Integrated Plan to help Medicaid recipients stay healthy.
Dec. 5, 2017
 In Today
We’re all familiar with the great names of science — the pioneers who made a vital breakthrough possible with their hard work and vision. It’s less common in today’s world to learn about individuals making those advances. More typically, it’s a team effort including hundreds of researchers contributing from around the world.
Dec. 5, 2017
Flake Urges Bipartisan Solution For DACA Recipients
Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake spoke on the floor of the Senate Tuesday afternoon, calling for a bipartisan legislative solution to DACA recipients who face deportation beginning in March of next year.
Dec. 5, 2017
Massage Envy Releases Plan To Combat Sexual Assault At Its Spas
Massage Envy says it wants to create what it calls “meaningful change” after recent reports of sexual assault at its spas.
Dec. 5, 2017
CVS Agrees To Buy Aetna In $69 Million Deal
Pharmacy CVS has agreed to buy health insurer Aetna in a $69 billion deal. CVS’s CEO says he expects the deal to close next year.
Dec. 5, 2017
Zinke Defends Bears Ears Decision, Tribal Nations Sue
Trump this week shrunk Bears Ears National Monument in Utah by 85 percent of its original size. Several Southwest tribal nations say their protests fell on deaf ears, and they are suing the government.
Dec. 5, 2017
Human Brains May Favor Short Sentence Construction For Language Acquisition
A new study led by a University of Arizona researcher suggests that language acquisition may be based on the human brain's preference for efficient information processing.
Dec. 5, 2017

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