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UA Adds Genetic Counseling Graduate Program
The University of Arizona has introduced a graduate program to answer questions about the link between DNA and health.
May. 8, 2019
Rep. Longdon: Phoenix Can Do More On Mental Health Issues
State Rep. Jennifer Longdon, a longtime disability and mental health advocate, says Phoenix can do much more to address mental health and reduce police shootings.
May. 8, 2019
Waymo Gives Lyft Riders Access To Self-Driving Cars
Ten Waymo driverless cars are being deployed in the Metro Phoenix area, and Lyft users have a chance to test them out.
May. 8, 2019
Lawmakers Kill Bill That Would Allow Some Sex Offenders To Bypass Registry
A group of Arizona lawmakers have called it morally wrong to push ahead with legal relief for individuals convicted of certain sex crimes while refusing to do the same for victims.
May. 8, 2019
AG Has Powerful Support In Fight Against California Business Tax
Arizona's Attorney General Mark Brnovich has some powerful allies on his side as he filed new legal briefs this week against the state of California for what he sees as illegal taxation.
May. 8, 2019
Lawyers Ask Federal Court To Invalidate Joe Arpaio
Arizona U.S. Reps. Raul Grijalva and Ruben Gallego are among a large group of Congressional members supporting a legal brief that asks a federal appeals court to invalidate former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's pardon.
May. 8, 2019
Mexico Wants To Reinvent U.S. Merida Aid Program
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says he doesn't want aid under the United States' so-called Merida Initiative — at least in its present form.
May. 8, 2019
Arizona Department Of Corrections Moving Lewis Prison Inmates Over Safety Concerns
Arizona Department of Corrections spokesman Andrew Wilder said while the agency is still working on door and lock issues, close-custody, or high security, inmates will be moved to another state-run prison.
May. 8, 2019
Pima County Supervisors Approve Federal Grant Renewal
The Pima County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to continue receiving a federal border law enforcement grant offered by the Homeland Security Department.
May. 8, 2019
Two Guys On Your Head: Eyewitness Accounts
Even though we know how unreliable our visual memory is, we still put a huge amount of stock into what someone says they saw. Why is an eyewitness account so important in legal proceedings and beyond, and why should we question the value of an eyewitness testimony?
May. 8, 2019
Tale Of 2 Hospitals: Past, Present Of Maricopa Integrated Health System
Maricopa Integrated Health System is in the process of deciding how to spend almost $1 billion approved by the voters. MIHS recently bought and renovated a new hospital in Maryvale to expand the behavioral health beds available; the fate of the Maricopa Medical Center building is to be demolished to make way for a brand new county hospital.
Part II: County Hospital's Designer An Arizona Icon
Part III: Public Health Care Design Evolves
May. 8, 2019
CBP Proposes 63 Miles Of Border Fence In Arizona
Federal border officials are looking to build an additional 60 miles of border fencing in Arizona. A large segment of the project involves replacing vehicle barrier put up during the last presidential administration in Arizona’s west desert.
May. 8, 2019
Phoenix
Phoenix ranks 3rd worst among U.S. cities grappling with retirement system shortfalls. That's according The Pew Research Center, which just released updated information on 33 U.S. cities out of 61 it tracks.
May. 8, 2019
Wildfire Reported Southwest Of Crown King
A wildfire, referred to as the Mill Fire, about seven miles southwest of Crown King has already burned 163 acres.
May. 8, 2019
Indian Man Held In La Paz County Dies In ICE Custody
A 21-year-old man from India has become the fifth person to die while detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement since Oct. 1, 2018.
May. 7, 2019
Pilot Program Shuttles Migrants To Phoenix From Yuma
Aid workers are taking a crack at transporting migrant families from Yuma to Phoenix — a round trip of more than 350 miles — once people have been released by federal authorities.
May. 7, 2019
U.S. Scraps Tomato Deal
While the U.S. has scrapped the deal, known as the Suspension Agreement on Fresh Tomatoes from Mexico, negotiations between the department and U.S. and Mexican tomato growers are ongoing.
May. 7, 2019
Mexico Gets Its Worst 1Q GDP In A Decade
Mexican president Andrés Manuel López Obrador says his country’s economy is looking better than ever — but numbers show the opposite. The country's economic activity registered its biggest fall for starting a year in a decade. And among the main factors: nervous foreign investors.
May. 7, 2019
How To Improve Education Despite Funding Shortfalls
What can educators and parents do to improve how students are learning, even if funding shortfalls continue?
May. 7, 2019
Author: Cities Unchanged In Many Ways Over 6,000 Years
In her book "Cities: The First 6,000 Years," UCLA professor Monica Smith argues that the world's growing cities are very similar to ancient ones.
May. 7, 2019

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