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On Sunday, Puerto Rican voters appeared to overwhelmingly support becoming the 51st state. But with only a 23 percent turnout rate, statehood opponents are questioning the results.
Jun. 12, 2017
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It's been one year since the brutal attack at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Here's how a survivor and others are moving forward.
Jun. 12, 2017
Boundary Fire
With a red-flag warning in effect for all of Arizona, the Boundary Fire has now burned nearly 5,400 acres northwest of Flagstaff.
Jun. 12, 2017
body-worn camera
Phoenix is among six major cities not requiring officers to wear body cameras while working off duty hours.
Jun. 12, 2017
Gourmet Boutique
A food processing company with plants in New York and here in Arizona is recalling nearly 300,000 pounds of chicken.
Jun. 12, 2017
Arizona DES
The Arizona Department of Economic Security — or DES — has more than 7,000 employees who handle the state’s clients in categories as broad as unemployment, child care and adult protective services. Earlier this month, DES got a new director. His name is Michael Trailor.
Jun. 12, 2017
NASA Astronaut Candidate
A U.S. Marine stationed in Yuma has been selected by NASA to join the 2017 Astronaut Candidate Class.
Jun. 12, 2017
Lizard Fire
State fire officials say gusty winds and hot temperatures have led to multiple wildfire starts and is setting the stage for what is expected to be an active fire season.
Jun. 12, 2017
Arizona Game and Fish
Authorities say they had to evacuate a bustling campground in the Santa Catalina Mountains outside Tucson after campers reported seeing a large bear.
Jun. 12, 2017
ExpoMed
At a sales show in Mexico City, one successful Arizona company helped others find a way to enter the Latin American market.
Jun. 12, 2017
science lab
Animal testing on cosmetics produced in the United States may be banned if lawmakers from Arizona and four other states have their way.
Jun. 12, 2017
sailors salute
They will be the first crew to sail in a ship named for a living woman in more than a 100 years. “This is an incredible honor," Giffords told the crowd. "The USS Gabrielle Giffords is strong and tough just like her crew."
Jun. 12, 2017
pile of durum wheat
The durum wheat harvest in Arizona, which is exported to Italy for high quality pasta, is forecast to be 10.2 million bushels. That’s about a million more than the same time last year.
Jun. 12, 2017
Members of the medical and hacker communities are raising concerns about cybersecurity vulnerabilities affecting medical records, infrastructure and devices. Ransomware like the WannaCry virus – which shut down at least 16 hospitals in Great Britain, and which experts say could spread to devices – has taken those concerns from serious to critical.
Jun. 12, 2017
As more companies open warehouse and distribution centers in the West Valley, more trucks are hitting the roads. And that’s creating concerns about congestion. The American Transportation Research Institute says highway congestion cost the trucking industry more than $63 billion in 2015.
Jun. 12, 2017
Phoenix taxpayers could cover millions in new infrastructure costs to help Arizona State University develop its Health Solutions Innovation Center. It’s part of an agreement between the city, ASU and Mayo Clinic to create the Arizona Biomedical Corridor. The area is along Loop 101 from 56th to 64th streets. That’s where Mayo Clinic has a 7-story hospital and where ASU wants to build its $75 million center.
Jun. 10, 2017
syringes
BISBEE — Officials in Cochise County are warning residents to vaccinate their pets and stay away from stray and wild animals because of a widespread rabies outbreak.
Jun. 9, 2017
F-35
The Air Force on Friday temporarily stopped flying F-35 fighter jets at Luke Air Force Base in Arizona in response to a series of incidents in which pilots reported symptoms of hypoxia, or oxygen deprivation.
Jun. 9, 2017
Discovery Orchestra
Have you ever tried to listen to a piece of classical music without distractions? I mean really listen? And not think about what you have to pick up at the grocery store later or what’s coming up on your calendar at work?
Jun. 9, 2017
doctor
When the Affordable Care Act was first enacted, 20 states chose not to expand medicaid coverage. But there are pros to Medicaid expansion: the promises of a lower uninsured rate, along with compensation for states and hospitals for at least some of uninsured care, which is why those watching health-care policy have their eyes on Nevada.
Jun. 9, 2017

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