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Phoenix Chinese Cultural Center
And turning to another hot-button issue at the City Council last night, the preservation of the Phoenix Chinese Cultural Center. Council members rejected a citizen’s petition for long-term preservation of the center — even after hours of passionate public comment — because the city can’t stop the property owner from making changes.
Sep. 13, 2017
Mark Brnovich
Attorney General Mark Brnovich is suing the Arizona Board of Regents for raising tuition to an inappropriate level over the past decade. We spoke with Brnovich about tuition, DACA and a lawsuit against the company Insys.
Sep. 13, 2017
Medical marijuana
Researchers at Arizona State University want to pay marijuana users to study their habits and symptoms.
Sep. 13, 2017
saturn
When NASA’s Cassini spacecraft takes its fatal dive into Saturn, Sept. 15, a University of Arizona scientist’s instrument will be the last to provide images of the ringed planet.
Sep. 13, 2017
Many contractors and trade unions are embracing a process in which prefabricated wall panels are produced off-site in an assembly line and then trucked to the construction site, where workers can put them up quickly and efficiently.
Sep. 13, 2017
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As gratifying as applied research is, to set out to answer a specific research question, it's not always the best way to come up with new ideas, discover new things and develop understanding. For these things you need basic research or just a curiosity about the world and how it works.
Sep. 13, 2017
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While some Republicans push for a plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, Democrats are calling for a Medicare for all system. Could a bipartisan deal be struck?
Sep. 13, 2017
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Farmers in the U.S. are getting older, and some say we should forgive the student loan debt of aspiring farmers to prevent a shortage in the profession.
Sep. 13, 2017
Republican lawmakers from 19 states are trying to develop a plan in Arizona this week for carrying out a growing, but unlikely, national effort to amend the Constitution to require a balanced U.S. budget, a long-held goal of conservatives who believe out-of-control spending is harming the nation.
Sep. 13, 2017
Medical marijuana at Giving Tree
Arizonans suffering with PTSD and seeking medical marijuana for treatment must continue clearing an extra hurdle before they are approved.
Sep. 13, 2017
Arizona’s Supreme Court has agreed to hear arguments against former Gov. Jan Brewer’s adoption of statewide Medicaid expansion.
Sep. 13, 2017
Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio wants a judge who found him guilty in his now-pardoned criminal case to reject requests from three outside groups to file friend-of-the-court briefs in the case.
Sep. 13, 2017
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Arizona contracts out prison health care services to a private company called Corizon Health. The company gets a per diem for each inmate held in Arizona prisons. But Corizon hasn’t been keeping up their end of the bargain.
Sep. 13, 2017
The petition came a few weeks after protesters took over a city council meeting to give commentary on President Donald Trump protests and police reaction.
Sep. 13, 2017
After hours of passionate public comment, the Phoenix City Council rejected a citizen’s petition to ensure the long-term preservation of the former Chinese Cultural Center.
Sep. 13, 2017
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A Phoenix couple and their children have been sentenced to over two years in prison for real estate fraud and tax evasion involving 30 home mortgages.
Sep. 13, 2017
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The average household (which uses about 10,000 gallons) could see a 3.3 percent increase in their water bill, according to Tempe’s estimates. The city will also consider solid waste and flood irrigation prices.
Sep. 13, 2017
Border Fence
In a request to the federal judge filed last Monday, the attorney for Border Patrol agent Lonnie Swartz asked that the U.S. Attorney’s Office for Arizona be sanctioned and removed as the prosecutor in the upcoming second-degree murder trial.
Sep. 13, 2017
Arizona’s bald eagle population continues to soar as numbers from this year’s breeding season reached a record of 82. Conservation efforts such as closures around nest sites have helped increase the population as the eagles are able to nest without disturbance.
Sep. 12, 2017
New Chandler Museum
“It gives us a place where we can talk about the issues at hand and the issues that we’ve faced in the past to understand who we are and where we’ve come from and where we want to be as a community,” said Chandler Museum Administrator Jody Crago.
Sep. 12, 2017

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