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If you’re in the market for a home, you might’ve noticed Phoenix has entered a booming seller’s market. But, if you’re in the market for a million-dollar home, that market is less red-hot than the one for entry-level homes, priced up to $250,000.
Jun. 23, 2017
death chamber
Arizona hasn’t executed a prisoner on death row since 2014. But on Thursday, a judge lifted the stay, after a settlement was reached between the state and the attorneys representing death row inmates in the case. Dale Baich is the assistant federal public defender who represented the inmates in that case and he joins us now.
Jun. 23, 2017
Senate Republicans are calling their plan the “Better Care Reconciliation Act.” We just discussed cuts to Medicaid, but it would also get rid of the mandate that most Americans must have health insurance. We have a few local perspectives on this bill today, starting with Steve Jennings and Dr. Jeffrey Singer.
Jun. 23, 2017
May was Mexico’s deadliest month on record since the peak of the drug war, but drug activity is likely only one reason for the spike.
Jun. 23, 2017
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The number of international students studying in Arizona has increased slightly from last year.
Jun. 23, 2017
Okanaga rubrovenosa
If you have to go outside during these hot summer days, you’ll face not only blast-furnace heat but also the unmistakable cacophony of cicadas.
Jun. 23, 2017
More construction is coming to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport. Council members recently approved four contracts totaling $99.6 million. The money will cover design and construction services to extend the SPHX Sky Train from Terminal 3 to the rental car center.
Jun. 23, 2017
elderly patient
In a new survey released by Home Instead Senior Care, a senior care provider, nearly half of the 1,000 female caregivers surveyed nationwide say they sometimes have to choose between being a good employee and a good daughter.
Jun. 23, 2017
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People with disabilities and disability advocates are weighing in on the new Republican healthcare proposal, which threatens to decimate Medicaid.
Jun. 23, 2017
F-35B
F-35 fighter jets have been grounded in Arizona for the second time this month.
Jun. 23, 2017
syringes
Flu vaccines are never 100 percent effective, but new federal statistics show that the vaccine released last year did a particularly bad job at protecting certain age groups, including many seniors.
Jun. 23, 2017
The Arizona State Court of Appeal ruled Thursday the ex-wife of a woman who gave birth to a child cannot presume to be the parent. The judges ruled the law on paternity clearly and unambiguously applies solely to men.
Jun. 23, 2017
Condor Airlines
Phoenix Sky Harbor will soon have non-stop flights to Germany.
Jun. 23, 2017
The past 20 years have led to a type of bicycle renaissance, with cities adding more and more miles of bike lanes and sidewalks. Now, Maricopa County is creating a plan to address gaps in bikeways.
Jun. 23, 2017
A home weather station
The Valley hit record temperatures this week, topping out at 119 degrees on Tuesday, but some amateur Valley weather spotters saw even higher temperatures.
Jun. 23, 2017
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The Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS in Phoenix is one of 30 centers nationwide to receive a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Jun. 23, 2017
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“We listen to our residents,as well as doing various park amenity audits,” said Chandler Community Services Planning Manager Mickey Ohland. He said the projects have been in the works for about two years.
Jun. 23, 2017
death chamber
A settlement in the lawsuit against Arizona’s death penalty has cleared the way for the state to resume executions of death-row prisoners.
Jun. 22, 2017
A view of I-17 traffic, from inside a car
A brush fire north of Phoenix has burned more than 50 acres — and closed parts of three highways, including 11 miles of Interstate 17.
Jun. 22, 2017
Ramadan fast
The Muslim Holy month of Ramadan ends this weekend. Let's hear now from Nour Ibrahim, a Coptic Christian who takes us on her attempt to go on an Islamic fast for a day.
Jun. 22, 2017

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