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Federal, Arizona Tribal Leaders Seek Solutions To Violence Against Women
More than four in five Native American women will experience violence in their lifetime, according to one federal study. In another report, Arizona counted the third-highest number of missing indigenous women and girls.
June 11, 2019
Arizona Congressional Delegation Split On House Vote To Enforce Barr, McGahn Subpoenas
The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to seek court enforcement of subpoenas compelling Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify before Congress.
June 11, 2019
Corporation Commission Allows More Development In Johnson Utilities’ Territory
The Arizona Corporation Commission acted Tuesday to allow more development in the Johnson Utilities service area, a sign of cautious optimism growing among the parties controlling the troubled company’s fate.
June 11, 2019
Water Donations Requested Following Extreme Temps
Phoenix Rescue Mission is requesting water donations as temperatures consistently hit triple-digits.
June 11, 2019
USDA Mostly Addressed Doves, Coyotes In 2018 AZ Wildlife Damage Management
The USDA recently released numbers on wildlife management across the country. That includes removing animals that are considered damaging, like feral swine and doves.
June 11, 2019
Report: Dignity Health Reported Inaccurate Wages, Nearly Causing $11M In Medicare Overpayments
A federal report found St. Joseph’s overstated its wages and costs by $12 million. That would have led to a domino effect worth $11 million of Medicare overpayments for more than 50 Arizona hospitals.
June 11, 2019
Report: Retrofitting NGS Would Boost Navajo Economy
As Peabody Energy lays off more Navajo workers, the tribe decides what to do with the old coal mine and power plant set to close in coming months.
June 11, 2019
AZ Latino Groups Continue Long Effort To Boost Voting
Recent Census numbers confirm Latino turnout in last year’s midterms eclipsed the previous midterm.
June 11, 2019
Water Restored After Outage At Douglas Prison
The Arizona Department of Corrections says running water has been restored at the Douglas state prison after an outage to the main supply was reported last week.
June 11, 2019
Report: Small Businesses Express Optimism For Economic Growth
A new report issued by the National Federation of Independent Business that tracks small business owners’ attitudes on the economy, cites increased optimism.
June 11, 2019
2 Sonoran Border Shootouts Claim 9 Lives
Two Mexican border cities just across from Arizona were rocked by violence Monday afternoon.
June 11, 2019
DPS Leaves Vacancies Unfilled To Pay For Equipment
The new state budget includes a pay raise for Department of Public Safety troopers. It comes in response to a police staffing shortage across the state. But some of the vacancies have to be left open, so the department can buy other equipment.
June 11, 2019
Felisa Hervey spoke six languages — she was fluent in English and Spanish and spoke some Kazakh, Russian and Arabic. But at just 31 years old, she suffered a massive stroke that has stolen language from her.
June 11, 2019
John Shannon: New Coyotes Owner Could Secure New Arena
There’s still some final paperwork to be taken care of, but sometime this summer the Arizona Coyotes are expected to have a new majority owner. Will the Coyotes stay in Arizona, and could a new arena be in the works?
June 11, 2019
Scottsdale Discourages Giving Money To Panhandlers
Five intersections around Scottsdale — including in Old Town and as far north as Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard — are now sporting temporary signs. The message is brief and to the point: It’s OK to say no to panhandlers.
June 11, 2019
How Arizona
Two wildfires were sparked late last week near the Phoenix metro area. The Mountain Fire in the Tonto National Forest began on Friday near Horseshoe and Bartlett Lakes, and the Woodbury Fire started Saturday near the Woodbury Trailhead in the Superstition Mountains.
June 11, 2019
Supreme Court To Hear Chandler Death Row Inmate Case
Can someone convicted of two murders decades ago have the opportunity to present evidence of his abusive childhood to a jury?
June 11, 2019
Phoenix Art Museum Director Cruz Announces Departure
The Phoenix Art Museum is going to have to find a new director and CEO, as Amada Cruz — who’s been in the position since 2014 — announced that she’ll be moving on to a similar position in Seattle.
June 11, 2019
A lot of us have complained that we are “burned out” at work — but now, it’s an official diagnosis.
June 11, 2019
Public Meeting On Fires Set For Northwestern Maricopa County
The Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management is holding a public meeting in Wittmann on Wednesday night after an increase in fires in northwestern Maricopa County.
June 11, 2019

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