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Nonprofit Working For Sexual Assault Victims
Among the bills that will likely not become law during this year’s legislative session is one that would have created a sexual assault victims’ Bill of Rights.
Apr. 24, 2018
Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake Visits Sen. John McCain After Surgery
U.S. Senator Jeff Flake provided an update on John McCain’s condition this weekend. Flake visited McCain after the senior senator underwent surgery for an intestinal infection.
Apr. 24, 2018
How Impartial Are U.S. Supreme Court Judges?
Judges are supposed to be impartial. But because they’re human beings, they occasionally bring their own thoughts and maybe even biases to a case every now and then. Even U.S. Supreme Court Justices can be affected — they are selected and approved by politicians, after all.
Apr. 24, 2018
Yuma Farmers Worry About Impact Of E. Coli Outbreak
Last week, consumers and businesses across the country were warned to toss out any romaine lettuce they suspect might be from Yuma. An E. coli outbreak from romaine grown in that area has made more than 50 people in 16 states sick.
Apr. 24, 2018
Overcoming Stigma, Shame For Kids With Parents Behind Bars
Just about every kid is embarrassed by their parents at some point in their lives. But for children whose parents are behind bars, the level of stigma and shame can be hard to manage — and there are more Arizona children in that position than you might think.
Apr. 24, 2018
Billionaire Invests In Renewable Energy Bill For Arizona
Tom Steyer is a billionaire former hedge fund manager who, in recent years, has turned his attention to environmental activism and progressive causes.
Apr. 24, 2018
County Recorder Fontes On How The Special Election Is Going
This Tuesday is the special election in Arizona's 8th Congressional District to replace Trent Franks, who resigned in December amidst allegations of sexual harassment.
Apr. 24, 2018
House Speaker Optimistic Deal On Teacher Pay Will Be Reached
Gov. Doug Ducey and GOP legislative leaders continue to talk about how to fund teacher pay raises, and there’s some disagreement over where the money could come from
Apr. 24, 2018
Food Available From 500 Sites During Teacher Strike
Five hundred food distribution centers will open their doors to any students or families who need a meal during a planned teacher walk-out.
Apr. 24, 2018
This West Valley Center Is Trying To Catch Psychosis Early
Many health conditions start with a crisis, and then get managed over time. A special kind of mental health center in the West Valley is trying to do the same for young people with psychosis: the First Episode Center.
Apr. 24, 2018
Border Patrol Agent Acquitted Of Second-Degree Murder
A U.S. Border Patrol agent who fatally shot a teenage boy across the border in Mexico was cleared of the most severe charge against him by a Tucson jury, Monday. The jury deadlocked on two lesser charges.
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Apr. 24, 2018
Arizona Senate Can
Republicans who control the Arizona Senate were prevented from ensuring that ailing Sen. John McCain's seat isn't on the November ballot if he leaves office.
Apr. 24, 2018
Flagstaff Businesses Found Violating Minimum Wage Laws
In the first six months that Flagstaff’s Office of Labor Standards has been tasked with enforcing the city’s minimum wage, the office received over a dozen complaints. Investigations are now pending in a handful of them.
Apr. 23, 2018
Arizona Food Bank Will Continue To Help Families During Teacher Walkout
A planned walkout by Arizona teachers is leading to the closure of dozens of school districts on Thursday.
Apr. 23, 2018
Researchers Turn To Gene Drive To Fight Invasive Fruit Fly
A team of researchers in the University of California system has applied a genetic tool to fight an invasive, destructive fruit fly that lays its eggs inside ripening fruit, causing millions of dollars in damage each year.
Apr. 23, 2018
Ducey: ‘We Are Delivering For The Teachers’
Gov. Ducey responded on Monday to Arizona teachers’ vote to walk out this week.
Apr. 23, 2018
Indian Meadow Fire Forces Evacuations In N. Arizona
Authorities are evacuating dozens of residents in a small Northern Arizona community because of a structure fire turned wildland fire.
Apr. 23, 2018
Arizona Legislature Votes To Increase Vehicle Registration Fees
The Arizona Legislature passed a bill Monday that would increase vehicle registration fees.
Apr. 23, 2018
Phoenix Sky Harbor Opens First Airport Health Center
Travelers and employees at Sky Harbor Airport will soon have a new healthcare option.
Apr. 23, 2018
Manufacturing Jobs On The Rise In Arizona
While many regions of the country are struggling to increase manufacturing jobs, Arizona is economically strong in the area.
Apr. 23, 2018

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