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New Documentary Explores Theranos
Theranos was a phenomenon — or at least it was supposed to be. The company was going to revolutionize aspects of the medical and tech industries with a product that would be able to diagnose all sorts of illnesses via much smaller amounts of blood taken from a patient than has become standard.
Mar. 26, 2019
Mesa Auctions Off Property With Controversial History
Mesa has auctioned off a 132-acre piece of property with a controversial past. The city-owned land at Thomas and Recker Roads was the subject of a bidding war of sorts at last week’s auction, ultimately selling for more than $21 million.
Mar. 26, 2019
White House To Investigate Sexual Abuse At IHS
President Donald Trump announced Tuesday his administration would form a task force to find out how a pediatrician was allowed to abuse Native American boys for years, while working for the Indian Health Service.
Mar. 26, 2019
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich must decide whether it’s legal for voters to impose "dark money" bans in local campaigns. But, the effort to combat dirty money continues.
Mar. 26, 2019
ACA Could Be Struck Down By Department Of Justice
In a filing Monday night in a New Orleans federal appeals court, the Trump Administration launched a new offensive against the Affordable Care Act. It introduced a more aggressive, broader position that has the Department of Justice moving to strike down the entire ACA.
Mar. 26, 2019
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On March 14, the Arizona Senate passed a charter school reform and oversight bill sponsored State Sen. Kate Brophy McGee. The bill targeted charter rules, the first attempted since 1994. But Monday, House Speaker Rusty Bowers put the brakes on that effort.
Mar. 26, 2019
Arizona Is The Third Fastest Growing Economy In The U.S.
Arizona’s economy is the third fastest growing in the country, according to the latest numbers from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. Ranked first and second are Washington and Utah, respectively.
Mar. 26, 2019
Memoir Tells The Story Of Learning To Love Again
Abby Maslin went from being a young wife and mother to a caregiver after tragedy left her husband with a traumatic brain injury.
Mar. 26, 2019
A new biography about Justice O’Connor has just been released that digs into her professional and personal sides. It’s called "First," and the author is former Newsweek Editor Evan Thomas. The Show spoke with Thomas while he was in the Valley.
Mar. 26, 2019
California Grower Recalls Avocados Over Possible Listeria
Henry Avocado, a grower and distributor based near San Diego, said Saturday that the recall covers conventional and organic avocados grown and packed in California. The company says they were sold in bulk across California, Arizona, Florida, Wisconsin, North Carolina and New Hampshire.
Mar. 26, 2019
SRP Still Debating How To Handle Rates For Solar Customers
If you’re an SRP customer, you may be paying a few dollars less each month starting in May. The rate decrease was approved at a meeting Monday. But the utility’s board of directors were split over what to do about rates for solar customers.
Mar. 26, 2019
Arizonans Support Raising Taxes To Pay For Public Education
Nearly two-thirds of Arizonans say they’d vote to increase their taxes to get more money to public education. That’s among the findings of a new survey commissioned by Stand For Children Arizona, which also finds 88 percent of Arizonans believe public schools need more money.
Mar. 26, 2019
The Takeaway: Will The Mueller Report Shift Public Trust In American Institutions?
Now that the special counsel’s investigation has wrapped up, has it impacted the trust that Americans place in our country’s institutions?
Mar. 26, 2019
Political Observers React To Ruben Gallego
Many political observers were looking ahead to early April, because that’s when Congressman Ruben Gallego was expected to announce that he was going to enter the Democratic primary for the U.S. Senate to run against Mark Kelly.
Mar. 26, 2019
Mandatory Dyslexia Screening One Step Closer To Reality
Legislation to zero in on dyslexia early in a student’s career received unanimous approval from the Arizona House Education Committee on Monday.
Mar. 26, 2019
Q&AZ: Why Doesn
Ten states have beverage container deposit programs, where customers pay 5 to 10 cents per bottle or can and then get the money back for recycling them — but Arizona does not have a program.
Mar. 26, 2019
Arizona Schools In Rural Juvenile Detention Centers Seek More Money
There’s a statewide push to incarcerate fewer young people and juvenile crime is dropping. Nonetheless, last year more than 1,000 Arizona young people attended at least one day of school in a rural juvenile detention center.
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Mar. 26, 2019
Arizona Charter School Reform Stopped In House
Arizona House Speaker Rusty Bowers blocked the advancement of a bill that would begin to reform the state's charter school regulations. Sen. Kate Brophy McGee called her proposal to change the oversight of charter schools a compromise.
Mar. 25, 2019
Patients Of Closed Hospitals Can Get Records
Former patients of Gilbert Hospital and Florence Hospital at Anthem can get copies of their medical records — but not for long. Both locations closed last year after their owner, New Vision Health, LLC, filed for bankruptcy protection.
Mar. 25, 2019
Gallego Won
Rep. Ruben Gallego said Monday he won't run for the U.S. Senate, likely avoiding a contentious fight for the Democratic nomination to finish John McCain's last term.
Mar. 25, 2019

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