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As the heated debate over repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act came to a head in town halls across the country and in Congress, two words reverberated a lot: pre-existing conditions.
Apr. 5, 2017
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Senate Democrats are vowing to filibuster the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, and Republicans are promising to invoke the "nuclear option" to change the rules once more.
Apr. 5, 2017
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Six years into this brutal war that has left hundreds of thousands dead and millions displaced, what can the international community accomplish?
Apr. 5, 2017
Nine cases of rabies have been reported in southeastern Arizona this year, including three last week, Arizona game officials said, characterizing the increase in 2016 and 2017 as an "outbreak."
Apr. 5, 2017
A federal judge released a convicted child molester after declaring the man’s constitutional rights were ignored.
Apr. 5, 2017
Bill Montgomery
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery is asking Gov. Doug Ducey to veto legislation that would make it more difficult for him and other prosecutors to seize property.
Apr. 5, 2017
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey
Governor signs bill allowing ex-cons with felony records to work as peer coaches at rehab centers.
Apr. 5, 2017
Immigration arrests at the Mexican border continue to plummet - and are now at their lowest level in almost two decades.
Apr. 5, 2017
Insys Therapeutics
Phoenix-based opioid drug maker Insys Therapeutics is reporting an almost 42 percent decline in its quarterly revenue.
Apr. 5, 2017
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Tuition increases and an update on the accreditation process for the University of Arizona’s vet school are among the topics on the agenda for this week’s meeting of the Arizona Board of Regents.
Apr. 5, 2017
Last week, SpaceX became the first commercial company to reuse a rocket to launch something into orbit, signaling a new era for private sector space. But the new space race is being run here in the Valley, too, as old-guard aerospace companies vie with hungry young startups.
Apr. 5, 2017
A research group in Phoenix is now the only site for a clinical study testing the effects of medical marijuana on veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder. Half the patients were to be treated in Phoenix, with the other half in Baltimore at Johns Hopkins University, which backed out of the study in March.
Apr. 5, 2017
As President Trump pledges to change the way business is done with Mexico by renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement, leaders in the Valley are calling for more partnerships.
Apr. 4, 2017
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As basketball fans make a mass exodus from the Valley, the region’s first ever Final Four appears to have been a huge success. So much so that the NCAA is already talking about bringing it back again soon.
Apr. 4, 2017
Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone announced Tuesday that he will be closing the Tent City Jail. The decision comes after months of review by the new administration. The tents should come down within the next 60 days.
Apr. 4, 2017
Phoenix Forgotten movie
You might have seen the billboards around town … “they’ve been lying to you." The image though is the infamous picture of the Phoenix Lights, the supposed UFO sighting above the Valley in 1997. Richard Ruelas, a longtime reporter for The Arizona Republic, wrote about the Phoenix Lights when they first became a phenomenon.
Apr. 4, 2017
Belen Sisa
When ASU junior Belen Sisa posted a selfie on Facebook last week, she was trying to make a point. But, she didn’t expect it to go viral. The post read “MYTH BUSTER: I, an undocumented immigrant, just filed my taxes and PAID $300 to the state of Arizona.”
Apr. 4, 2017
Peoria Unified School District
Each of Peoria Unified’s 43 schools will now let students out two hours early every Monday of the school year, except during May.
Apr. 4, 2017
Taxi cab
One producer drives a cab around the Valley and records some of the backseat confessions she hears. Here's the conversation with Gwen and Lawsen.
Apr. 4, 2017
HGTV 2017 Smart Home
Last week, I went to an open house of sorts. The place was in North Scottsdale, three bedroom, three and a half baths, 3300 square feet, gated community, mountain views. And, it has a kind of nerve center.
Apr. 4, 2017

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