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Shooter Seeking Release Of Documents In Harassment Investigation
An ousted state lawmaker may be able to get documents from a sexual harassment investigation that Arizona House Speaker J.D. Mesnard has refused to make public. An attorney for former Rep. Don Shooter is demanding the attorney hired by Mesnard to investigate the harassment allegations, turn over his notes and tapes
Jul. 13, 2018
More Storms, Lower Temperatures In Store For Phoenix Area This Weekend
It’s been a stormy few days for the Phoenix area and those rains aren’t going to stop any time soon. Andrew Deemer is a meteorologist with the National Weather Service. He says there’s a 20 to 30 percent chance of rain this weekend.
Jul. 13, 2018
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To talk about states potentially being back at the forefront of the abortion debate and a state lawmaker in hot water over his driving habits, Marilyn Rodriguez with Creosote Partners and Chip Scutari with Scutari and Cieslak Public Relations joined The Show.
Jul. 13, 2018
Court: Emergency Manager Should Take Over Johnson Utilities
A utility company with a history of sewage spills, low water pressure and other problems is facing a court order to give up management control. The court is recommending that Arizona regulators find an emergency manager to take over Johnson Utilities.
Jul. 13, 2018
Attorney Who Sued 2,000 Businesses For ADA Violations Disciplined
Peter Strojnik has been suspended from practicing law until the State Bar disciplinary proceeding against him is completed. The attorney sued nearly 2,000 businesses.
Jul. 13, 2018
Trump Arrives In U.K., Huge Crowds
President Donald Trump’s visit to the U.K. was never expected to be a low-key affair. Record crowds gathered in Trafalgar Square for a protest organizers are calling “Bring The Noise.”
Jul. 13, 2018
ASU Library Holds Workshops For Archive Diversity
Latinos, African-Americans, Asian-Americans and the LGBT community are only represented in zero to two percent of known archival collections. That number comes from the ASU Library, which is trying to bump up that number.
Jul. 13, 2018
Could Unrest In Nicaragua Lead To U.S. Migration?
A general strike was called on Friday in Nicaragua as protesters continue to call for President Daniel Ortega to step down. Ortega, though, has said he will not call early elections in the midst of protests that have been going on since April.
Jul. 13, 2018
How Is The Opioid Crisis Affecting Children?
The opioid crisis has been devastating to a generation of Americans. In Arizona alone, 790 people died of opioid overdoses in 2016. But what about the effects on their children? What do we know about their life trajectory and how it affects their development and cognitive skills?
Jul. 13, 2018
Arizona Water Paradox: Population Up, Use Down
Arizona water leaders are working on a drought contingency plan to present to lawmakers next year, and there’s been a lot of talk about the potential of a shortage declaration on Lake Mead, which would trigger water cut-backs.
Jul. 13, 2018
Arizona Elections 2018: Frank Riggs - Superintendent
Frank Riggs, a former California congressman, is running for superintendent of public instruction, a position currently held by incumbent Diane Douglas. He says it’s time for a change in our state education department.
Jul. 13, 2018
Diamondbacks Maintain Relationship With Local Papa John
Major League Baseball has indefinitely suspended its Papa Slam promotion with Papa John’s Pizza following a racial slur from its founder. The Arizona Diamondbacks said they will continue their relationship with the chain, stating their partnership is with local owner/operators in Phoenix.
Jul. 13, 2018
Hackers Take Aim At State, Including Elections
Arizona's sensitive databases are under constant cyberattack, state officials say. "As a state, we get attacked about 8.5 million times a month," said Mike Lettman, co-chair of the Arizona Cybersecurity Team.
Jul. 13, 2018
Lawsuit Challenges Clean Election Ballot Measure
A judge will decide whether lawmakers can ask voters to approve two changes in a law in a single act.
Jul. 13, 2018
Phoenix Foreclosure Rate Up In First 6 Months Of 2018
Foreclosure filings nationwide for the first half of 2018 dropped 15 percent from the same period last year. But, counter to the national trend, a handful of U.S. cities posted an increase in foreclosures in the first six months, Phoenix among them.
Jul. 13, 2018
Quality Oral Care A Concern For Older Adults In Long-Term Care
In 2014, 1.4 million Americans lived in a long-term care facility, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Long-term care is a growing business, and families who rely on that care, often assume that every need is being met, and most of the time, it is. However, there are a few cracks in the system.
Jul. 13, 2018
The Takeaway: What Does Putin Want from Trump?
When President Trump meets with Putin on Monday, he'll be the fourth president to have met with the Russian president. And just like past presidents, the expectations are high.
Jul. 13, 2018
Migrant Mother Plans Journey To See Her Sons
An undocumented mother from Guatemala planned to catch a red-eye flight from Phoenix to New York, where she hoped to see her two sons for the first time in months.
Jul. 12, 2018
Kids Under 5 With Deported Parents Yet To Be Reunited
The American Civil Liberties Union wants the government to pay for counseling for kids separated from their migrant parents after the government missed Tuesday's deadline to reunite some families.
Jul. 12, 2018
Partnership For Immunization To Partner With Fire Departments
Arizona is among five states to receive grants this year from United Healthcare. The bulk of the money, about $1 million, will expand dental and vision screenings through mobile clinics and efforts within schools districts.
Jul. 12, 2018

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