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Bacteria
Since their introduction around 70 years ago, antibiotics have been used to help most of us recover from illnesses and infectious diseases. But there’s an increasing number of antibiotic-resistant bacteria making the drugs much less effective. And that’s, at least in part, because of how often they’ve been prescribed.
Jul. 20, 2017
Bisbee Mayor David Smith
A group of Arizona mayors is calling on Gov. Ducey to make further reforms to the Public Safety Personnel Retirement System, or PSPRS. In addition, an ad hoc committee of the state House of Representatives is holding meetings on the subject. Its next gathering is next week in Prescott.
Jul. 20, 2017
General Motors has been cleared in the first case involving its updated ignition switch. An Arizona man claimed the automaker was at fault in his crash.
Jul. 20, 2017
The Washington, D.C.-based Center on Budget and Policy Priorities has released a study indicating the BCRA would have a very negative effect on Arizona, including the state’s Medicaid program, AHCCCS.
Jul. 20, 2017
John McCain
Sen. John McCain broke the news of his cancer diagnosis on Wednesday evening. Since then, letters of support and condolence have been pouring in from statesmen and citizens alike. But what is this type of cancer McCain now battles?
Jul. 20, 2017
Ryan Winkle
Ryan Winkle was arrested in Tempe in May on suspicion of driving under the influence. His blood alcohol level was above point two zero which is considered a super extreme DUI under Arizona state law.
Jul. 20, 2017
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A judge Wednesday rejected a bid by Arizona Public Service to let the Arizona Corporation Commission vote on the company's rate hike request before considering claims about the utility’s political influence on regulators.
Jul. 20, 2017
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What is the perfect way to ask a total stranger out? Tavi Gevinson turns to author Krista Burton.
Jul. 20, 2017
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Six months into the Trump Administration, the majority of Americans think that the Democratic Party only stands against Trump, and has no real message.
Jul. 20, 2017
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Arizona is a popular place with tourists. In fact, tourists spent more than $21 billion last year — a new record.
Jul. 20, 2017
Arizona Department of Corrections
Arizona is not enforcing its contract with correctional health care company Corizon. The private company has failed to fully staff a wide range of medical and administrative positions, potentially putting prisoners' lives at risk.
Jul. 20, 2017
light rail phoenix
Listen to the sounds of Keon McGuire riding the light rail from Tempe to Phoenix.
Jul. 20, 2017
After months of expectation, there’s a date to start the renegotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA. The U.S. and Mexico are already preparing for the first round of discussions
Jul. 20, 2017
East Verde River
Authorities in Payson believe they’ve found the 10th victim of a flash flood that struck a crowded swimming hole Saturday. DNA tests will confirm whether the body found Wednesday afternoon is indeed that of Hector Garnica.
Jul. 19, 2017
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Clothing and underwear brand, Fruit of the Loom, says it wants its products to be environmentally friendly. To do it, the company is getting help from a university think tank.
Jul. 19, 2017
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The world's largest web-hosting company announced it has signed an agreement to sell-off a division it owns in Germany.
Jul. 19, 2017
body camera
The American Civil Liberties Union is questioning why officers did not turn on body cameras during a fatal shooting of an unarmed woman in Minneapolis on Saturday. They argue the footage could have captured what happened. Increasingly, police agencies are requiring officers to wear cameras while on duty.
Jul. 19, 2017
John McCain
Sen. John McCain has been diagnosed with cancer. The tumor was discovered after McCain underwent a procedure to remove a blood clot from above his left eye last week at the Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix. The tumor, known as a glioblastoma, was associated with the clot.
Jul. 19, 2017
There is still no set time for re-opening, but crews are working on repairing the main Phoenix library that suffered storm damaged over the weekend.
Jul. 19, 2017
The U.S. Border Patrol is about to begin a hiring surge for thousands of agents and it’s planning to spend millions of dollars to bring them on board.
Jul. 19, 2017

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