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Following an investigation by a federal agency, the Arizona State Hospital is taking steps to correct dozens of highly critical deficiencies. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services had threatened to revoke the hospital’s Medicare provider agreement unless the Arizona Department of Health submitted a plan of correction.
Jul. 10, 2015
George Averbeck’s Pluto ornaments
In Flagstaff, where Pluto was discovered, scientists will be waiting to analyze those photographs and other data. But they’re not the only ones. Artists are creating their own interpretations of Pluto, and they’ll use New Horizons for inspiration.
Jul. 10, 2015
wolf
A Utah hunter who killed the first gray wolf seen near the Grand Canyon in seven decades won't face criminal charges because he thought he was shooting a coyote, U.S. Fish and Wildlife announced Thursday.
Jul. 10, 2015
Tempe continuing in its plans to build a housing community dedicated to veteran and their families.
Jul. 10, 2015
Rachel Simmons
Rachel Simmons and her son, Jake, sold everything they had and moved to Greece. Then Rachel met and married a man named Dimitri.
Jul. 10, 2015
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The Arizona Department of Public Safety and Homeland Security conducted dozens of early morning traffic stops yesterday at commercial truck stops in a massive human-smuggling sting.
Jul. 10, 2015
wind turbines
Energy production in Texas is dominated by oil and gas — but the state also leads the United States in the production of wind power. Some energy analysts suggest that wind power's success in the Lone Star state has now become its challenge.
Jul. 10, 2015
hiking
This week, three people have died hiking Arizona trails. Others have required rescue.
Jul. 10, 2015
Arizona Department of Public Safety
An Arizona Supreme Court ruling issued Thursday allows the state to be sued in the 2009 death of a Tucson-area woman killed when a motorist slammed into a Highway Patrol officer's car where the woman was in custody during her DUI arrest.
Jul. 10, 2015
Chandler home
Valley home builders have had a rough few years, but they’ve been much more optimistic in recent months. A new report by Arizona State University’s business school shows home building saw a big jump late spring.
Jul. 9, 2015
Hospital room
Doctors may start to get reimbursed for end-of-life care discussions with patients. Tuesday, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services proposed a change that would encourage physicians to start having these conversations with patients.
Jul. 9, 2015
Arizona Department of Health Services
In June, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services sent a letter to the hospital threatening to terminate its Medicare provider agreement. In it, CMS said the hospital did not meet four Conditions of Participation during an investigation.
Jul. 9, 2015
Wounded I Am More Awake: Finding Meaning after Terror book cover
Some Bosnian refugees here in Phoenix lost relatives in Srebrenica. Members of the Bosnian Muslim and Bosnian community in Phoenix will gather on Saturday to remember the 20th anniversary.
Jul. 9, 2015
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Sustainability isn’t a word usually associated with professional sports or college athletic programs.
Jul. 9, 2015
bowling
Listen to a summer bowling league at Let It Roll Bowl in Phoenix.
Jul. 9, 2015
We talked with Bryan Snider, a storm chaser and weather documentarian who gets especially excited about the monsoon.
Jul. 9, 2015
The Valley will be getting a new children’s hospital. Hacienda Children’s Hospital will open in Mesa later this month.
Jul. 9, 2015
If the council approves it, Tempe voters would see the issue on the ballot, possibly this coming March.
Jul. 9, 2015
Hualapai Mexican Vole
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed removing the Hualapai Mexican Vole from the list of endangered species. Genetic evidence suggests their numbers are more widespread in Arizona than previously believed.
Jul. 9, 2015
Arizona State Prison-Kingman
More than 1,100 inmates from a private prison near Kingman have been relocated after disturbances and riots left parts of the prison uninhabitable.
Jul. 9, 2015

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