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The Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale was evacuated and closed over the weekend after a monsoon storm knocked out the power. Now, the hotel and casino is staying closed for some more time.
Aug. 13, 2018
Gov. Doug Ducey said on Monday that between June 2017 and June 2018, the number of opioid prescriptions filled in Arizona declined 40 percent and the number of opioid prescriptions dispensed fell 43 percent.
Aug. 13, 2018
Traditional public schools often identify special education teaching jobs as some of the hardest to fill and finding people to work with the most challenging students can be harder still. One challenge to recruiting is not all of Arizona’s public universities offer the training to work with students with severe needs.
Aug. 13, 2018
This weekend’s Unite the Right rally in Washington, D.C., which came a year after the deadly rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, drew more counter-protesters than white supremacists. So, what have we learned in the year since that event?
Aug. 13, 2018
After last summer’s bust of a monsoon, this past week’s five storms in six days has been a wake-up call to residents in the Phoenix area. Power outages, property damage, it’s all back on the table when a powerful thunderstorm rolls into town.
Aug. 13, 2018
Political activism by professional athletes in the U.S. has amped up tremendously since President Trump came into office, including the NFL. now the WNBA’s players — and the league itself — have stepped into the political arena.
Aug. 13, 2018
Overall, trends in the nation’s economy are pointing upward. GDP growth is strong, the unemployment rate is low, and wages are rising. But President Trump’s move to start a trade war and apply tariffs on certain goods has a lot of people worried.
Aug. 13, 2018
In the newest cover story of Newsweek, the Arizona Senate race is in the spotlight. Nina Burleigh makes the argument that President Donald Trump has remade the GOP in his image. The primary example of that, is playing out in the primary in Arizona.
Aug. 13, 2018
It’s is officially football season, and the Arizona Cardinals are starting out with a win. Their first preseason game was on Saturday night at the University of Phoenix Stadium, and they came out on top with a 24-17 win against the Los Angeles Chargers.
Aug. 13, 2018
Gov. Doug Ducey called for immediate inspections of all Southwest Key facilities in the state last week after allegations of sexual abuse by some of its employees surfaced.
Aug. 13, 2018
Firefighters continue to battle what is now the biggest wildfire in California history. Wildfire season seemingly has become year-round in parts of the country and across the globe.
Aug. 13, 2018
Pakistan is expecting a new prime minister, there’s a new political flap over the burka in the United Kingdom and Brazil’s looking toward an upcoming presidential election.
Aug. 13, 2018
The Pulse: Sports And Health
We think of sports as part of a healthy lifestyle — a chance to move our muscles, work up a sweat, release endorphins. Often that’s true … other times, not so much.
Aug. 13, 2018
The Takeaway: Bombshell Report Accuses Wilbur Ross Of Swindling Millions
In a new recent report by Forbes, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross now faces allegations of grifting millions of dollars from employees, associates, and investors since 2005.
Aug. 13, 2018
The Takeaway: Trump Signs Colossal $717 Billion Military Bill, Renews Attention
President Donald Trump traveled to Fort Drum, New York to sign off on a massive $717 billion defense bill that extends U.S. fighting in Afghanistan, Yemen, Syria and in several other overseas conflict zones around the world.
Aug. 13, 2018
ADOT has spent about $3.5 million to update two water pumps, and more improvements are on the way.
Aug. 13, 2018
It’s not clear if more drugs are crossing the border, or if more help with inspections at the border is increasing the number of drugs busts at the border.
Aug. 13, 2018
The congressionally appointed National WWII Museum has an education partner in Arizona State University.
Aug. 13, 2018
After a four-day workers strike, a German-owned manufacturing company in Hermosillo, Sonora, conceded to union demands, including removing a manager accused of abuses toward workers, providing free meals and building new shade structures.
Aug. 13, 2018
In special circumstances, Arizona public school districts pay for special education students to attend private schools, a situation called a "private day placement."
Limited University Programs For Special Education Teachers A Challenge→
Aug. 13, 2018

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