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Sal DiCiccio
For over six months, the city of Phoenix’s planning department has been grappling with the issue of group homes and how to define them in order to be in compliance with the Federal Fair Housing and American with Disabilities Acts.
May. 12, 2017
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One of the more surprising budget items slashed during Arizona's legislative session was the $1.6 million in funding to combat gangs in Maricopa County.
May. 12, 2017
The collaboration between ASU's School of Earth and Space Exploration and Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts includes a geologist ballerina, a bass-playing geophysicist and a belly-dancing theoretical astrophysicist.
May. 12, 2017
FORM Festival
The Fourth annual FORM Festival is taking place this weekend at Arcosanti, Paolo Soleri’s experimental town about 70 miles north of Phoenix.
May. 12, 2017
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Earlier this week, the federal U.S. Court of Appeals overturning the firing of Arizona’s former Veternas Affairs Director Sharon Helman.
May. 12, 2017
The commission’s chair will be Vice President Mike Pence, and the vice chair will be Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach — one of the co-authors of Arizona’s SB 1070.
May. 12, 2017
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More resources are on the way to help lift people out of poverty. On Friday, St. Vincent de Paul held a groundbreaking for its campus expansion, south of downtown Phoenix.
May. 12, 2017
Papago Park
Starting next week, Phoenix will prohibit open fires in desert and mountain preserves across the city. The ban will last until mid-October.
May. 12, 2017
Friday newscap
This week’s Friday Newscap guests Felecia Rotellini, Vernon Parker and Paul Charlton discussed the firing of FBI Director James Comey, the future of school vouchers in Arizona and Rep. Ruben Gallego going into Rep. Martha McSally’s congressional district as part of #AdoptADistrict.
May. 12, 2017
Arizona Department of Health Services
Alzheimer’s disease is the fourth leading cause of death in Arizona. The number of people with Alzheimer’s disease in Arizona is on the rise — but when a person dies, what ends up on the death certificate doesn’t always reflect the brain disorder they suffered from.
May. 12, 2017
North Rim
Repairs to a water pipeline at the Grand Canyon’s North Rim are done ahead of schedule, which means campgrounds and lodging will reopen as originally planned.
May. 12, 2017
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Earlier this week, a 20-foot section of tunnel where radioactive waste was being stored at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington state collapsed.
May. 12, 2017
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Homeland security officials are reportedly considering expanding the ban on laptops on board certain flights.
May. 12, 2017
A nationwide study of concussions in athletes and military service academy members finds about a fifth of participants were in limited or non-contact sports.
May. 12, 2017
early ballot for Maricopa County
Claiming that lawmakers acted illegally, a newly organized group is asking a judge to void a key change in laws governing the right of voters to enact their own laws.
May. 12, 2017
Co-Working Space
The retail sector lost approximately 30,000 jobs nationwide just in March as retail buying moves online. Many of its jobs are also moving online.
May. 12, 2017
Marco Tulio Coss
The lawyer for a Mesa man deported Thursday said Immigration and Customs Enforcement lied to him when officials repeatedly promised not to arrest his client.
May. 12, 2017
Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Department of Homeland Security concluded an operation this week targeting gang activity across the country. The crackdown led to 55 apprehensions in Arizona.
May. 12, 2017
The question of how to help doesn’t have one right answer, even for those who have made their living working with the homeless population. There is a broad network that needs everything from food donations to people who can give haircuts and plant gardens.
May. 12, 2017
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Those who serve people with developmental disabilities in Arizona say the final state budget will likely force some of them to scale back or close down. Since the beginning of the year, Arizona’s providers for people with development disabilities have been scrambling.
May. 12, 2017

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