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Arizona Blames Its Contractor For Prison Health Care Failures
Arizona Department of Corrections leadership testified in federal court that Corizon Health is responsible for poor health care conditions in Arizona prisons.
Mar. 27, 2018
Arizona Mom Charged In Deaths Of Her 2 Young Children
A mother in the town of Superior has been accused in the deaths of her two young children. Brittany Velasquez, 20, faces two charges of first-degree murder.
Mar. 27, 2018
Remains Of Missing Buckeye Boy Identified
Two years ago, a 10-year-old boy named Jesse Wilson went missing from Buckeye. On Tuesday, police announced that human remains found earlier this month are his.
Mar. 27, 2018
Arizona Republicans Push Competing Clean Energy Initiative
Arizona voters could see two ballot questions on the future of renewable energy this November election.
Mar. 27, 2018
Arizona Treasurer Who Opposed Prop 123 Calls Federal Ruling
"I wish we could have convinced people back then before it was a big mess that it should never have taken off the ground," Jeff DeWit said.
Mar. 27, 2018
Arizona
Analyst group Morning Consult says 62 percent of U.S. small businesses use Facebook. So, when the international scandal broke about Facebook allowing third-party apps to access and share private information, and now with major advertisers from across the world threatening to leave the platform, we wanted to know — are Arizona small businesses worried?
Mar. 27, 2018
New Study Argues Laughter Could Be The Best Medicine
A new research paper argues that laughter and amusement help people feel better by creating positive experiences.
Mar. 27, 2018
Researchers Investigate How Health Care Programs Affect Patient Behavior
Arizona’s had an interesting relationship with health care programs for low-income residents over the past several years. Now, researchers at the University of Arizona want to look into the impact of that on how patients use health care and how much money is spent on it.
Mar. 27, 2018
What The History Of The Second Amendment Means Today
Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens wrote in an essay for The New York Times published today that the Second Amendment should be repealed. Historian and author Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz wrote about the history of the Second Amendment, and she was on The Show today to talk about it.
Mar. 27, 2018
South Phoenix Business Owners Raise Concerns About Light Rail Expansion
The light rail expansion that’s coming to South Phoenix along Central Avenue has been highly anticipated by some — and highly contentious for others. Now, some business owners along South Central Avenue are speaking out, raising concerns that the design of the light rail and its four-year construction plan will devastate their businesses and and their community.
Mar. 27, 2018
What
Proposition 123 was narrowly passed by voters as a way to inject millions more dollars into Arizona’s K-12 education system without Governor Doug Ducey having to violate his philosophy of not raising taxes. But the Governor’s plan involved taking money from the state land trust, and now a federal judge says that method is unconstitutional.
Mar. 27, 2018
Clean Energy Bill Has Strong Goals But Lacks Accountability
A controversial resolution mirrors the goals of a clean-energy initiative, but gives utilities an escape clause.
Mar. 27, 2018
99 Percent Of Forest Fires So Far This Year Were Man-Made
Since Jan. 1, 2018, there have been 152 forest fires in Arizona; 150 of them were man-made.
Mar. 27, 2018
Impact Of University Data Breach Unclear In Arizona
So far, no universities in Arizona have found connection to an international cyber-attack, but investigations are ongoing.
Mar. 27, 2018
The Pulse: Who’s In Control – Tech Or Us?
Technology helps us run our lives, do our jobs, get directions and keep track of our calendars. Right? Or, is technology taking control of our lives – stealing our time, and shattering our attention into a thousand pieces?
Mar. 27, 2018
How Climate Change Is Impacting Bald Eagles
Scientists from the Audubon Society and the National Park Service teamed up on a report that was issued late last week. From an Arizona standpoint, the most vital focus was on bald eagles at the Grand Canyon.
Mar. 27, 2018
How The H-2B Visa Program Works
The new omnibus spending bill has a provision that allows businesses to hire more foreign guest workers through the H-2B visa program.
Mar. 27, 2018
Arizona Conference Focuses On The Business Of Water
The business of water is a big part of the current and future plans for the state’s supply. That is the overarching topic of a conference being held Wednesday in Tucson.
Mar. 27, 2018
ABOR President Eileen Klein Stepping Down
On Monday, Eileen Klein announced she is stepping down as president of the Arizona Board of Regents later this year.
Mar. 27, 2018
What Does It Mean For Regulation After AZ Suspends Uber Testing?
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey suspended Uber’s testing of autonomous cars in Arizona yesterday with a letter citing the company’s “unquestionable failure” to comply with Arizona’s safety expectations for the industry.
Mar. 27, 2018

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