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Major Phoenix-Area Developer Turns Inward
One of the Valley’s biggest developers has decided to look inward.
Jan. 22, 2018
Organizations See Increase In Donations Due To
The election of Donald Trump sparked protests and greater political polarization. It has also inspired a new charitable term called “rage philanthropy.”
Jan. 22, 2018
Arizona Lawmakers To Start Special Session On Opioid Epidemic
Monday afternoon, Gov. Doug Ducey is expected to call lawmakers into a special session to deal with the state’s opioid epidemic.
Jan. 22, 2018
Monday Morning Dumpster Dive: Twitter Releases New Information On Extent Of Russian Election Influence
On Mondays, we take a moment to look at the news that may have been missed. It’s the Monday Morning Dumpster Dive. Journalists Yael Grauer and Trevor Hultner dug up this story that was buried over the weekend.
Jan. 22, 2018
AG Upholds Law Concerning Businesses Boycotting Israel
One month after a Flagstaff attorney challenged a 2016 law requiring businesses using public dollars sign a certificate pledging no money will go to firms boycotting Israeli businesses, Attorney General Mark Brnovich has picked sides.
Jan. 22, 2018
Ducey Opioid Plan Aims To Restrict Prescribing, Protect Patients
This week, Gov. Doug Ducey and lawmakers will convene a special session to pass a slew of laws aimed at everything from expanding treatment to reducing the supply of pills.
Jan. 22, 2018
The Takeaway: Voices of the Fight - 45 Years Since Roe V. Wade
Monday marks 45 years since the Supreme Court issued its landmark Roe V. Wade ruling. Though it's still the law of the land, Roe has been significantly rolled back in recent years
Jan. 22, 2018
Arizona Flu Cases Continue To Increase
Widespread flu continues in Arizona with no sign of letting up, with over 14,000 cases already this season.
Jan. 22, 2018
More People Over 55 Are Becoming Homeless — One Phoenix Organization Is Trying To Help
Every year, more older adults are becoming homeless, according to HUD. It’s a nationwide problem. Justa Center in downtown Phoenix is one of the only adult day resource centers in the country. They’re busier than ever serving homeless seniors 55 and older.
Jan. 22, 2018
Phoenix Experiences Record Employment Growth In 2017
The latest job numbers for the Phoenix metro area show record employment growth in 2017.
Jan. 22, 2018
Arizona Awaiting Bids On $55 Billion RFP To Restructure AHCCCS Plan Management
There are currently 1.9 million Arizonans are enrolled in AHCCCS, the state’s Medicaid program, which serves low-income residents. The program is now undergoing a major structural change.
Jan. 22, 2018
FAA Flight Path Changes Will Impact Different Phoenix Neighborhoods
As some historic neighborhoods in Phoenix prepare to welcome quieter skies thanks to a deal between the city and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), other neighborhoods could soon experience more noise.
Jan. 22, 2018
Thousands Gather At State Capitol For Women
The Women’s March featured speakers from Planned Parenthood, the LGBTQ community and a DREAMer. Thousands of men, women and children cheered as they talked about their concerns in the current political climate.
Jan. 21, 2018
Snowfall Creates Hazardous Road Conditions Near Flagstaff
Hazardous driving conditions have been reported on Interstates 17 and 40 in the Flagstaff area, as snow continues to fall across parts of northern and eastern Arizona.
Jan. 20, 2018
Shutdown Could Delay Wolf Population Survey
The Arizona Game and Fish Department is gearing up to conduct its annual Mexican wolf population survey. Helicopter flights to survey the animals are scheduled to begin Jan. 22. But, the federal government shutdown could delay the process.
Jan. 20, 2018
Popular South Mountain Trailhead Reopens After Months Of Renovations
One of South Mountain’s most popular trailheads reopens Saturday, Jan. 20. The Pima Canyon Trailhead area has been closed for renovations since August.
Jan. 20, 2018
Valet Parking At Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport Could End
Valet parking is popular in certain parts of the Valley, but it appears Sky Harbor Airport is not among them. A pilot program at Terminal 4 may never fully take off.
Jan. 20, 2018
Lawsuits Challenge Two Democrats
Two of the three Democrats running in the special election to replace former U.S. Rep. Trent Franks are facing lawsuits challenging their right to appear on the ballot.
Jan. 20, 2018
Grand Canyon To Remain Open — Even If The U.S. Government Shuts Down
Even if the U.S. government shuts down tonight, Grand Canyon National Park will not. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said the park will remain in operation.
Jan. 19, 2018
Investigation Looks Into Mental Health Care For Juvenile Inmates
Phoenix New Times featured an article about one particular inmate and his father’s attempts to learn more about what, if any, mental health treatment his son was receiving.
Jan. 19, 2018

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