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Lenders will not be given the chance to lend money to Arizonans at an effective rate of 164 percent a year.
Mar. 30, 2017
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey
Arizona doctors who perform abortions are waiting to hear whether Gov. Doug Ducey will sign the live-birth abortion bill now on his desk.
Mar. 30, 2017
Gov. Doug Ducey
Gov. Ducey toughens Arizona law against terrorism threats and attacks following an alleged terrorist plot on state and private businesses in Tucson last year.
Mar. 30, 2017
In 2015, a federal judge mandated DOC comply with 103 health care performance measures.
Mar. 30, 2017
Mark Brnovich
Attorney General Mark Brnovich is defending the state’s stance on issuing driver’s licenses to dreamers. The case could be going to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Mar. 30, 2017
Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb changes a tire
New sheriffs started in Arizona’s three largest counties this year, Maricopa, Pima and Pinal. Mark Lamb is working to change the reputation of the top law enforcement agency in Pinal County.
Mar. 30, 2017
south mountain park
Renovations at South Mountain Park will begin this Spring and continue over the next five years. The park will turn 100-years-old in 2024 and park employees want to preserve it for another 100 years.
Mar. 30, 2017
Pledging it would save taxpayer dollars, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey fired lobbyists hired by state agencies, boards and commissions last year — except for those overseen by elected officials, including his own office. Now state lawmakers are trying to pass a law making that permanent.
Mar. 30, 2017
Information technology and robotics are reshaping the way we get our health care, in part to meet the needs of an aging population. Faster and smaller devices that are portable and used for individual use are called wearables. For medicine, that means the possibility of gathering patient information continually that a doctor can then interpret.
Mar. 30, 2017
Sky Harbor
The man who was previously accused of damaging media broadcasting equipment has now been accused of also damaging electrical equipment at Sky Harbor Airport.
Mar. 29, 2017
Football field
The NFL is using laser technology to reduce the amount of cleat- and turf-related injuries. Roughly 60 percent of injuries are suffered in the lower body, and Dr. Jeff Crandall, chairman of the NFL’s Head, Neck and Spine engineering sub-committee, says that needs to change.
Mar. 29, 2017
Border wall
The federal government has extended its deadline to April 4 for pitches from businesses who want to help build the wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Mar. 29, 2017
Mesa Arts Center
The discipline of paleoanthropology is focused on learning about the origins of those who came before what we are now as humans. It typically uses fossils and other remains. One of the world’s best-known paleoanthropologists is Lee Berger.
Mar. 29, 2017
It might seem like common knowledge that there has been a longtime divide throughout history between science and religion. Those two things don’t go together, right? Well, one group of scientists says wrong.
Mar. 29, 2017
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The Final Four for the NCAA Men's Basketball Championship is all set. UNC returns for a record 20th time, Oregon made it for the second time, and newcomers South Carolina and Gonzaga round out the pack.
Mar. 29, 2017
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At the beginning of March, the Goldwater Institute filed a lawsuit against the city of Phoenix on behalf of popular downtown bar Angels Trumpet. Their argument? A deal they made to build a 19-story apartment building of smaller-than-average "micro" units violates the Arizona Constitution.
Mar. 29, 2017
Republican Party of Maricopa County
On Tuesday, we heard from two officials with the Maricopa County Democratic Party, who are reporting dramatic increases in the number of people showing up at events. So has that also been the case at the Maricopa County Republican Party?
Mar. 29, 2017
Since November’s election, there are some new Democratic faces among the leadership in Maricopa County. And today, the East Valley chapter of the NAACP is hosting a community forum featuring two of those new leaders: Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone and the County Recorder Adrian Fontes.
Mar. 29, 2017
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Psychics have something going on, but that's not what we're talking about here. In this episode of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about why we think people can read our minds, why they can't, and how we can have better interactions by recognizing what we need and asking for what we want.
Mar. 29, 2017
During the Great Recession, arts and cultural institutions across the country suffered – including museums, theaters and other performing arts. In the years since, some have fared better than others.
Mar. 29, 2017

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