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Amid a nationwide investigation into opioid abuse, federal investigators are continuing to crack down on one of the nation’s largest opioid distributors. Two more former employees of Chandler-based Insys Therapeutics pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court.
Jul. 12, 2017
Antarctica
An iceberg nearly the size of Delaware that weighs 1 trillion tons broke off an ice shelf in Antarctica over the past few days, scientists in Britain said.
Jul. 12, 2017
Hari Kandabolu
Political comedy — or comedy based on current events — is becoming more common and popular. But that doesn’t mean everyone finds it funny or comfortable, especially when it’s part of a night out watching a stand-up.
Jul. 12, 2017
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The country's largest Latino advocacy group now has a new name. The National Council of La Raza was founded in Phoenix almost 50 years ago. But as of this week, the now-Washington, D.C.-based organization will be known as UnidosUS.
Jul. 12, 2017
Maybe you’ve heard the phrase — or maybe you’ve used it, most likely derisively — to describe a house: a McMansion. And, there’s some evidence that since the Great Recession, people are starting to build these kinds of homes again.
Jul. 12, 2017
Scottsdale officials ceremonially broke ground about an hour ago, on a redevelopment project at the city’s airport.
Jul. 12, 2017
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AzMERIT is Arizona’s standardized statewide assessment for students, and the majority of students underperform on these exams. According to The Arizona Republic, unofficial statewide results show that despite this, there is continual, gradual improvement since the test first started being used in 2015.
Jul. 12, 2017
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The Trump administration has finally moved to appoint a new director of the National Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, but that still leaves nearly 45 high-level federal science and technology positions open.
Jul. 12, 2017
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From tool-making to socializing, scientists look to our primate ancestors to better understand our own human habits. The same goes for sleep, but human sleep behavior is different than that of many kinds of primates.
Jul. 12, 2017
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Things aren't that simple when it comes to building and motivating teams – especially in the workplace.
Jul. 12, 2017
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Sen. Ron Wyden, who sits on the Senate Intelligence Committee, says the president's eldest son has shown the world there is evidence of collusion between the Trump team and Russia.
Jul. 12, 2017
Golf
Golf and country club operator company ClubCorp was sold for $1.1 billion to private equity firm Apollo Global Management.
Jul. 12, 2017
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The author of the controversial Arizona SB 1070 immigration law plans to sue the AZ Board of Regents for ignoring a law barring DACA students from in-state tuition.
Jul. 12, 2017
ADOT has completed reinforcements on two outdated I-17 overpasses.
Jul. 12, 2017
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The search for a suspected arsonist and gunman continues, with focus on eastern region along US 60 toward Globe.
Jul. 12, 2017
Arizona Storytellers: Fatimah Halim
Fatimah Halim's mother was well known as Mama Dorothy. Many people idolized Mama Dorothy for her unselfish attitude. Halim wanted to be like her.
Jul. 12, 2017
An Arizona hospital is now urging the Arizona Supreme Court to quash the levy that finances Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act.
Jul. 12, 2017
High school
In Arizona, 36,000 high school seniors filed for federal financial aid. An increase of almost 17 percent over the previous year and one of the biggest jumps in the country. More s
Jul. 12, 2017
Bisbee Deporation March
The roundup began just after dawn, 100 years ago today in Bisbee. A posse made up of hastily deputized local residents had a list of striking miners and sympathizers. They banged on the doors of homes and boarding houses. It was the beginning of the Bisbee Deportation — a large-scale kidnapping.
Jul. 12, 2017
Big League Dreams complex
The Town of Gilbert abruptly closed Elliot District Park, better known as Big League Dreams, last week.The town cited safety concerns and pending repairs as the reason for the closure.
Jul. 12, 2017

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