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New Law Requires Teachers To Get Suicide Prevention Training
Teachers, counselors and principals in Arizona public school districts and charter schools must receive suicide awareness and prevention training at least every three years under legislation signed by Gov. Doug Ducey.
May. 9, 2019
A Tale Of 2 Hospitals: County Hospital
Phoenix-based architecture firm Lescher & Mahoney built hundreds of schools, hospitals and buildings across Arizona for a large portion of the 20th century. One building designed in the firm’s final years as an independent business was the county-run Maricopa Medical Center. This is story behind the hospital, which is set to be demolished.
Part I: Maricopa County Public Health Care Today
May. 9, 2019
April Border Crossings Set Another Record
The new numbers coincided with a slew of border officials appearing before a Senate Judiciary subcommittee. Border Patrol chief Carla Provost warned agents are overwhelmed.
May. 9, 2019
Trial For Migrant Aid Volunteer Ends As Felony Trial Looms
Scott Warren is the last of nine defendants charged with federal misdemeanor crimes for leaving food and water out on a national wildlife refuge in southern Arizona.
May. 9, 2019
Supima Partners To Develop Origin Mapping For Cotton
A company that tests and verifies components in textiles has now mapped all Supima cotton growing regions in the U.S. Supima is also the name of the Tempe-based company that promotes U.S. cotton producers of this type.
May. 9, 2019
U.S. Man Charged For
Authorities in Nogales, Mexico arrested a man who is facing federal charges in Phoenix for allegedly running a “Ponzi scheme,” according to a news release from the Sonoran Attorney General’s Office. He was arrested for violating the conditions of his pretrial release.
May. 9, 2019
BLM Considers Allowing More Visitors At Hiking Spot
One of the most exclusive and dramatic hiking spots in the southwestern United States could see bigger crowds under a new proposal unveiled Wednesday. The Bureau of Land Management is weighing increasing its daily visitor limits from 20 to 96 people a day at The Wave, a popular rock formation near the Utah-Arizona border.
May. 9, 2019
NPS OKs Grand Canyon Pipeline Project
The National Park Service on Wednesday gave the green light to replace a critical transcanyon pipeline at the Grand Canyon.
May. 8, 2019
Navajo Sign National Research Agreement
The Navajo Nation has signed the first tribal data-sharing agreement for nationwide research. The agreement allows for Johns Hopkins University and other researchers to build a large-scale database.
May. 8, 2019
AMLO Blames U.S. Political Interests For Tomato Crisis
Trade tensions between Mexico and the U.S. are currently centered in one of the quintessential ingredients of BLT sandwiches, salsas and Italian-American food: tomatoes. While the U.S. imposes a tariff on this Mexican produce, the president of Mexico speaks up, accusing electoral interests in the U.S.
May. 8, 2019
AZ House Passes Requirements for Signature Gatherers
Republican in the Arizona House passed a bill to set more regulations for people who collect signatures for ballot measures.
May. 8, 2019
First Responders Change How They Treat Brain Injuries
First responders across the state are changing how they react to a traumatic brain injury. The Excellence in Prehospital Injury Care protocol teaches first responders how to start treating a TBI on the scene.
May. 8, 2019
The Takeaway: Treasury Secretary Refuses Congressional Request To Hand Over Trump
On Monday, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin defied a request from House Democrats to deliver President Trump’s tax returns. In his letter to the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, Mnuchin said the request lacked a “legitimate legislative purpose” and that he could not authorize the release as a result.
May. 8, 2019
Officer Stabbed At Embattled Buckeye Prison
A correctional officer was attacked Wednesday at a state prison. It’s the latest incident at a facility that’s been plagued with security issues.
May. 8, 2019
Arizona Gov. Ducey Signs Adult Changing Table Bill Into Law
After an uphill battle, moms from the advocacy group Dignified Changes are celebrating. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill into law that requires some new or renovated public buildings to install at least one adult changing table.
May. 8, 2019
The AZ Legislature Is Considering 2 Vape Restriction Bills
On Tuesday, state senators approved restrictions on vaping — different restrictions than the ones being backed by key House members. That body is considering an industry-backed bill.
May. 8, 2019
Lisa Ling Discusses Her Career Among Countercultures
You might know Lisa Ling best for her work on CNN’s "This is Life" where she has embedded in communities and countercultures around the country for five seasons. Or maybe you remember her from ABC’s The View. Or maybe, you grew up watching her on Channel One News in high school every morning.
May. 8, 2019
Phoenix City Council Elections: Carlos Garcia
The Phoenix City Council is in the midst of a shakeup more than a month after Kate Gallegowas sworn in as the city’s new mayor.
May. 8, 2019
Migration Policy Institute Highlights Key Border Issues
The Trump Administration has made border enforcement the centerpiece of its approach to immigration policy. Rhetoric related to a new or reinforced wall along the U.S.-Mexico border and harsher policies on Central American migrants has been a huge part of the focus.
May. 8, 2019
Cool, Rainy Arizona Weather Keeps Heat At Bay
Raindrops continue to fall here in Phoenix despite the season.
May. 8, 2019

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