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Amy Silverman and Sophie
Raising a teenage daughter is hard. And for commentator Amy Silverman, raising a teenage daughter with Down syndrome is harder. Silverman is the managing editor at the Phoenix New Times.
Nov. 20, 2017
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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey declared October “Arizona Manufacturers Month." Now in November, one aerospace company that serves the industry’s manufacturers said its economic contributions are fairly unrecognized.
Nov. 20, 2017
Arizona DOT
The Arizona Department of Transportation is building a bridge over the railroad tracks south of the Maricopa-Casa Grande Highway.
Nov. 20, 2017
Uranium
In a new poll, Native Americans say a major problem they face is “institutional discrimination.” In Indian Country they call it environmental racism. During World War II and the Cold War, mining companies blasted 30 million tons of uranium out of Navajo land, abandoning more than 500 mines. Since then, many Navajo have died of conditions linked to contamination.
Nov. 20, 2017
Jeff Flake
Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake is praising the Republican tax bill making its way through Congress, but said he wants tweaks before he’ll agree to vote for it.
Nov. 20, 2017
Steve Bannon
President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist Steve Bannon was in Tucson on Saturday night where he spoke at an event commemorating the death of a Border Patrol agent in 2010.
Nov. 19, 2017
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Brenda Burman, Salt River Project’s director of Water Strategy and executive water policy adviser, is leaving Arizona for Washington D.C. after being confirmed by the U.S. Senate Thursday night.
Nov. 18, 2017
cooked turkey
Thanksgiving is still several days away — but the federal government is warning that if you’ve got turkey on your holiday menu, might want to start defrosting your bird as soon as possible.
Nov. 17, 2017
University of Arizona College of Medicine.
The University of Arizona’s College of Medicine in Tucson has reached its 50th anniversary and is looking ahead to the next half-century of training doctors to serve the state.
Nov. 17, 2017
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The utility company EPCOR has decided to slow down its effort to build a water hauling station on an acre of land north of Phoenix. The station would serve water haulers who truck water to the communities of New River and Desert Hills. Haulers had been using hydrants in the City of Phoenix, but are being cut off at the end of the year.
Nov. 17, 2017
Feeding the family this Thanksgiving just got more affordable.
Nov. 17, 2017
Larry Fitzgerald
Star receiver Larry Fitzgerald has signed a one-year contract extension with the Arizona Cardinals.
Nov. 17, 2017
Construction on the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway continues, but opponents are hopeful a pending court case could still stop the project.
Nov. 17, 2017
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In July, nearly four months ago, Congress passed a set of sanctions against Russia. They were intended to punish Russia for meddling in United States elections and its aggressive involvement in Ukraine. But the Trump Administration hasn’t implemented those sanctions yet.
Nov. 17, 2017
Earlier this week, a federal appeals court allowed the latest version of the Trump Administration’s travel ban to partially go into effect.
Nov. 17, 2017
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What we eat and how we feed ourselves is inherently cultural and political in nature. On this episode, we explore how culture and politics end up on our dinner plate. Institutionalized racism in farming, “coming out” vegetarian to a family that thinks eating meat is a hallmark of masculinity, illegal shark fin soup and our ever changing views on breast milk.
Nov. 17, 2017
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Coconino County Health officials confirmed their first case of hantavirus this year.
Nov. 17, 2017
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Sexual harassment seems to be a grim and persistent part of politics. As high-profile men are finally held accountable, will the effects of the #MeToo campaign reach the U.S. Capitol?
Nov. 17, 2017
Arizona Supreme Court building
The Arizona Supreme Court on Friday morning upheld the legality of an assessment on hospitals that helps pay for health care for 400,000 Arizonans.
Nov. 17, 2017
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A nonprofit funded in part by the Koch brothers is financing a six-figure TV campaign that’s meant to educate Arizonans about school choice.
Nov. 17, 2017

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