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APS Attorney: Only AZ Corp Comm As A Whole Can Review Company Records
The question of whether utility regulator Bob Burns gets to grill the top executive at Arizona Public Service and review the company's political spending could depend on the meaning of the word "and.''
Dec. 20, 2017
Arizona Teacher Shortage Goes From Bad To Worse
A second study on Arizona teachers now shows we not only started the school year 1,300 teachers short, but now nearly 900 of those either never showed up to work or quit.
Dec. 20, 2017
Hayden Flour Mill Rennovation To Begin In 2018
Tempe City Council last week approved zoning changes and a planned area development for the first phase of the Hayden Flour Mill project, paving the way for construction to begin at the historic site next year.
Dec. 20, 2017
Scottsdale Unified Attorney: No Procurement Codes Violated When Hiring Architect
Outside attorneys hired by the Scottsdale Unified School District say officials did not violate procurement codes when hiring an architect for it’s current facilities update project. The findings were part of a district-sponsored investigation.
Dec. 19, 2017
AHDS Rolls Out Electronic WIC System Early
The Arizona Department of Health Services has completed a multiyear effort to launch an electronic system called eWIC.
Dec. 19, 2017
 TSA Tightens Security Rules For Airline Passengers
If it’s been nearly a year since you’ve passed through the TSA checkpoints at the airport, things have changed. Global tensions have led the TSA to tighten security rules for airline passengers.
Dec. 19, 2017
Pima County Board Of Supervisors:
The Pima County Board of Supervisors passed on Tuesday an historic resolution against contracting with private, for-profit prison management companies like CoreCivic to run the county jail.
Dec. 19, 2017
On The Inside: The Chaos Of Prison Health Care — Prison Doctor Speaks
Birth, death and everything in between — after more than 30 years in health care, Dr. Jan Watson thought she had seen it all. But then she took a job at an Arizona state prison.
Dec. 19, 2017
Maricopa County Plans To Close East Valley Shelter, Expand Central Shelter
A county spokesman said the new building is still in the design phase, but would have more kennels than both existing shelters combined.
Dec. 19, 2017
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If you’ve ever wondered why Hollywood is so focused on remakes, you might want to look in the mirror.
Dec. 19, 2017
 What Are Challenges And Pitfalls Of Dramatic Swings In The White House?
The Trump administration has already aggressively tried to erase some of the Obama administration’s policy priorities. The variety includes cutting back on the size of national monuments and standards put in place to protect consumers.
Dec. 19, 2017
3,600 Riders Pedal Scottsdale Bike-Share Program So Far
LimeBike found the average Valley rider takes a 9-minute, 45-second spin and travels about 1.3 miles. So far people have pedaled 7,100 miles on the bikes.
Dec. 19, 2017
CDC: Almost 10% Of Babies Born In U.S. Born Premature
More babies are being born pre-term. Earlier this year, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported almost 10 percent of babies born in this country were premature.
Dec. 19, 2017
How The Gig Economy Can Hurt Arizona Child Support Collections
Nearly two years ago in his State of the State Address, Gov. Doug Ducey promised to make Arizona the center of the sharing economy. He’s focused on cutting regulations and welcoming companies that hire independent contractors like Uber, Lyft and Airbnb. In that same speech, Ducey unveiled a new initiative going after parents who owe child support.
Dec. 19, 2017
 Murder Rate Of Women In Mexico Spikes In Past Decade
Mexico’s Interior Department says the number of women murdered in the country is up sharply over the past decade. Last year, the murder rate among women was 4.4 per 100,000.
Dec. 19, 2017
Phoenix Cab Stories: Darrin
Darrin had been an electrician for fifteen years before one day that changed his life.
Dec. 19, 2017
How Can Multiple Myeloma Research Better Include African-American Men?
Work led by Phoenix-based TGen has concluded that research on multiple myeloma — a blood cancer — has focused very little on African-American men, who are much more likely to be diagnosed with it.
Dec. 19, 2017
The Takeaway: John Kasich On
Kasich remains critical of President Trump, saying he prefers to support a leader who unifies the country. But he hasn't ruled out supporting the president in 2020, should Trump run. Dec 19, 2017
Dec. 19, 2017
The Takeaway: Hurricane Maria Death Toll Much Higher Than Previously Thought
It’s been three months since Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico. The storm wiped out structures across the island and caused massive flooding. Now, the death toll for the deadly storm is being called into question.
Dec. 19, 2017
Arizona Hoping New Form Increases
Prepare to claim Arizona's 5.6 percent sales taxes owed on items purchased out of state.
Dec. 19, 2017

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