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After two years of court battles, a class-action lawsuit originally filed against Tucson-based Accelerate Diagnostics — and subsequent appeals — will not be heard.
Sep. 14, 2017
tank the tortoise
Listen to the sounds of Tara Duncan taking her tortoise, Tank, into the Arizona Exotic Animal Hospital for his pre-hibernation checkup.
Sep. 14, 2017
Catherine Price
Lots of us take vitamins supplements every day as part of a healthy diet. Well, it turns out, they might not actually be helping you.
Sep. 14, 2017
Public Religion Research Institute
Demographics are shifting — we hear about this a lot as it relates to social trends or politics, but what about religion? A new survey from the Public Religion Research Institute in D.C. finds changes here as well.
Sep. 14, 2017
Gurian Institute
The start of another school year means a whole new batch of students for educators to teach, but also, to watch out for. Teachers and staff are looking for signs that a student is stressed and has hit their limit, before something bad happens.
Sep. 14, 2017
Arizona Republican Party
The state Republican Party has a new state director. Alex Melendez is a joint hire with the Arizona GOP and Republican National Committee, and has worked for a number of candidates, including Mitt Romney and Rick Scott. With me to talk about the new hire and other issues is Jonathan Lines, chairman of the Arizona Republican Party.
Sep. 14, 2017
cyber security
The need to increase cybersecurity has heightened in recent days — from the espionage level of Russia allegedly getting involved with U.S. elections to the impact on consumers of the Equifax data breach. That one could affect more than 140 million Americans. On Saturday in Prescott, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is hosting a Cybersecurity Symposium.
Sep. 14, 2017
Silva Mathema
Deal or no deal, the fact remains that DACA is set to be rescinded in just a few months. And if that happens, there are many voices in the business community who are warning that effects will be felt far and wide.
Sep. 14, 2017
Jill Colvin
The news out of the White House Thursday morning was almost Shakespearean: is DACA to be or not to be? Associated Press Reporter Jill Colvin and her colleague Erica Werner broke the news that Trump had agreed with Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer to “enshrine” the protections of DACA and "the wall would not be any part of this agreement.”
Sep. 14, 2017
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Are millennials ruining the beer industry? A great conversation about the ways in which the media blames young people for the ills of society.
Sep. 14, 2017
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Storms like Hurricane Irma don't discriminate when they make landfall, but the country’s most vulnerable often fare the worst amid a natural disaster.
Sep. 14, 2017
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For the past year, San Diego has been in the midst of a major Hepatitis A outbreak. The city has responded with a street washing program, but more cases are expected to be reported.
Sep. 14, 2017
The tools needed for building the future aren’t listed in a catalog. Sometimes the arts and sciences must walk hand-in-lab-glove to invent them.
Sep. 14, 2017
Five percent of the land area in the U.S. has a direct effect on 60 percent of the country’s rivers and streams. And while metro areas are at the root of that, the impacts are not due to those cities’ residents but rather their infrastructure.
Sep. 14, 2017
wildfire
Wildfires that are blackening the American West in one of the nation's worst fire seasons have ignited calls, including from Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, to thin forests that have become so choked with trees that they are at "powder keg levels."
Sep. 14, 2017
Handgun
The city of Tucson has agreed to pay the Arizona Attorney General's Office $100,000 to cover the state's costs of prosecuting a case where it alleged the city was likely violating state law by destroying seized firearms.
Sep. 14, 2017
syringes
University of Arizona say they are going to do early flu vaccine promotions after nearly 100 cases of flu-like illness were reported since students returned to school.
Sep. 14, 2017
Medical marijuana
Arizona’s Supreme Court ruled to let the lower Appellate Court’s ruling on medical marijuana stand.
Sep. 14, 2017
Lemons
The U.S. grows lemons in California, Arizona, Florida and Texas. But they are not all used for the same purpose. After hurricanes Harvey and Irma, harvests in Texas and Florida are threatened and supply is needed from elsewhere.
Sep. 14, 2017
Arizona Department of Corrections building
The latest status hearings in the Parsons v. Ryan prison health care settlement showed the state is still failing to meet many health care performance measures.
Sep. 13, 2017

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