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Many Parents Use Personal Belief Exemption Form To Opt Out Of Vaccines
Many parents are choosing not to vaccinate their kids by signing a personal belief exemption form. But the overuse of this document at some Arizona schools is cause for concern.
Feb. 4, 2015
Phoenix Ranks Near Middle Of National Mass Transit Study
The Valley is receiving some praise for the availability of technology-enabled mass transit services like car sharing and virtual ticketing.
Feb. 4, 2015
Elementary Parents In Paradise Valley Warned Of Possible Measles Risk
Kiva Elementary School in Paradise Valley sent a letter to parents Friday warning them the family member of a student there might have the measles.
Feb. 4, 2015
White House Touts Economic Benefits Of President
White House officials say when more immigrants enter the legal workforce, buy homes and start businesses it helps state economies.
Feb. 4, 2015
Politicians Using Homeland Security Funding As Battleground
Senate Republicans are maneuvering to put Democrats on the record in opposition to legislation that would fund the Department of Homeland Security and overturn the president’s executive action on immigration.
Feb. 4, 2015
Lawmaker Wants to End Photo Radar
State lawmakers are moving to curtail or even eliminate photo radar enforcement in Arizona.
Feb. 4, 2015
Lawmaker Wants Current Public Meetings Private
A state senator is working to change the way new laws and ordinances are crafted in Arizona.
Feb. 4, 2015
Governors Office: Duceys Family Has Been Vaccinated
The question of whether to vaccinate or not has become a hot topic on the political scene, but not for the new leader of Arizona.
Feb. 4, 2015
Clinical Trial For New Pancreatic Cancer Drugs
Pancreatic cancer used to be a death sentence for many, but with new medication it is more treatable. Ongoing research is testing how effective different drug combinations are at treating the disease.
Feb. 3, 2015
Child Advocacy Groups File Lawsuit Against State Health And Child Safety Department
Two child advocacy groups and a Phoenix-based law firm filed a lawsuit in federal court today against the leaders of the Arizona Department of Child Safety and the Department of Health Services.
Feb. 3, 2015
Chase Field May Have Newly Repaired Roof Before Diamondbacks Home Opener
The Arizona Diamondbacks will have many new players on the field this year, and there will also be something new above the field.
Feb. 3, 2015
Hopi Make Strong Connection To Reggae Music
For three decades many Hopi have adopted reggae as their music of choice. It’s difficult to travel the three mesas that make up the reservation without seeing several gold, red and green bumper stickers, not to mention someone in a Bob Marley T-shirt.
Feb. 3, 2015
Tempe To Build Multi-Use Path Over Abandoned Gas Line
An area in Tempe once used to cover an interstate gas pipeline is being converted into a community transportation pathway.
Feb. 3, 2015
Arizona To Receive Millions In S&P Settlement
The state of Arizona will get $21.5 million from a settlement between Standard & Poor's and the federal government, 19 states and the District of Columbia.
Feb. 3, 2015
Settlement Meeting Floated In Arpaio Contempt Case
Any day now a federal judge is expected to order an April hearing to decide whether Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio should be held in contempt for violating court orders. Plaintiffs say they will sit down with the sheriff in a proposed settlement meeting, but are skeptical if they can reach an agreement.
Feb. 3, 2015
McCain Surprised After Romney Bows Out
Arizona Sen. John McCain says he’s a little surprised former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is not running for president next year.
Feb. 3, 2015
Some Adults Fall Into Measles Vaccine Gap
Unvaccinated people are being urged to get their measles shots after the disease has sickened at least seven in Arizona and put another 1,000 at risk.
Feb. 2, 2015
Mesa Appoints Interim Police Chief
The Mesa Police Department has appointed an interim police chief.
Feb. 2, 2015
Apple Resuscitates Mesa Facility, But With Fewer Jobs
Four months after Apple's former sapphire glass supplier went bankrupt, Gov. Ducey announced on Monday the tech giant will turn its Mesa facility into a $2 billion global command center. But the facility will create fewer permanent jobs and it's unclear what tax incentives might be involved.
Feb. 2, 2015
A New Bill Would Expand First Reponders Access To Naloxone
Some emergency responders have access to a medicine that can reverse opiate overdoses.
Feb. 2, 2015

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