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Dr. Joseph Sirven: Women Take The Field
For some medical specialties, it seems that women vastly outnumber men. Medical commentator Dr. Joseph Sirven explains.
Oct. 11, 2018
Texas Court Strikes Down ICWA Adoption Law
A federal judge in Texas on Oct. 4 struck down the landmark law that regulates adoptions of Native American children.The court’s decision stunned Native American rights advocates, who say it could have a destructive impact on tribal sovereignty.
Oct. 11, 2018
Girders Placed As Freeway Project Advances
Nearly 300 concrete girders are now in place as crews build two bridges to carry the new Loop 202 South Mountain freeway's future traffic over the Salt River.
Oct. 11, 2018
Cananea Wants To Be A ‘Pueblo Magico’
A city in Sonora known as the birthplace of the Mexican Revolution is hoping to use that history to draw more tourists. Cananea is vying for recognition as a magical town.
Oct. 11, 2018
Women In Arizona Prison Say Toilet Paper Is Being Withheld
Letters recently sent from two inmates at the Lumley unit in Arizona State Prison Complex – Perryville to the American Friends Service Committee allege the prison has been running out of toilet paper, leaving them to use pads and wash rags.
Oct. 10, 2018
Prosecutor Arguing Arpaio Verdict Will Remain In Place
An effort to preserve a conviction against former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio will remain in place. President Donald Trump pardoned Arpaio last year after he was found guilty of criminal contempt of court charges.
Oct. 10, 2018
Arizona Officials Call Emergency Over Cross-Border Sewage
The Cochise County Supervisors issued the declaration Monday because of the leak onto U.S. soil that began Sept. 9. The leak continues onto private property up to 100 yards (meters) across the border.
Oct. 10, 2018
Carolyn Warner, Former Arizona Superintendent, Dies At 88
Carolyn Warner, a longtime Arizona superintendent of public instruction and unsuccessful candidate for higher offices, has died. She was 88.
Oct. 10, 2018
Waymo On Safety, Slow Rollout Of Driverless Tech
If you drive in the Valley, you might be getting used to seeing self-driving cars on the road. Waymo has a fleet of minivans with big cameras on top driving around the East Valley and, in April, the Google company launched an early ridership program here as well.
Oct. 10, 2018
What Will Arizona
Oct. 9 was the deadline to register to vote in Arizona, and that civic duty seems to have been a call that resonated with citizens across county lines. And just because someone registers with a particular political party doesn’t mean they’ll necessarily vote that way.
Oct. 10, 2018
Retailers Taking Unprecedented Steps To Attract Seasonal Workers
Believe it or not, retailers are already thinking about the holiday shopping season. And, experts say, this year’s could be bigger than last, which means those companies are looking to hire more workers this year.
Oct. 10, 2018
How Netflix
New Mexico has a tax incentive for filming, and shows like "Breaking Bad" and "Better Call Saul" are shot in there. So, where does that leave Arizona?
Oct. 10, 2018
For people in advanced age who suffer from Alzheimer’s disease, their most positive memories have often happened between the ages of 10 and 30. And that time period rests somewhere in the 1950s. That's the idea behind the concept of “memory towns.”
Oct. 10, 2018
How You Can Invest In A Small Piece Of A Famous Work Of Art
To own a work of Jean-Michel Basquiat, you’ll need just a little over $110 million, which is what his work sold for at Sotheby’s in 2017. But what if you could own a major work of art for a lot less, but never actually see it? That’s the idea around a new company called Masterworks.
Oct. 10, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: The Psychology Of Gaslighting
We have evolved to trust rather than question, which is why our tendency toward credulity is easily taken advantage of. Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about the psychology of what is known as "gaslighting" and how to put checks in place so you are less susceptible.
Oct. 10, 2018
Mayoral Candidates Face Tough Questions At Forum
Three candidates for mayor of Phoenix spoke at a forum at the Maryvale Community Center on Tuesday night. The activist group Poder in Action organized the forum along with several other groups.
Oct. 10, 2018
States Agree On Plan To Manage Overtaxed Colorado River
Seven Southwestern U.S. states that depend on the overtaxed Colorado River have reached landmark agreements on how to manage the waterway amid an unprecedented drought, including a commitment by California to bear part of the burden before it is legally required to do so, officials said Tuesday.
Oct. 10, 2018
Q&AZ: What Is The History Of Japanese Internment Camps In Arizona?
Laurie Jackson, Susie Karsky and Stacey Anderson all had questions about how Arizona recognizes and remembers the Japanese internment camps located here in the 1940s.
Oct. 10, 2018
Stabbing Renews Questions About Oversight At Arizona State Hospital
Concerns about oversight at Arizona’s state-run psychiatric hospital are re-emerging less than four years after a federal investigation found alarming deficiencies. The hospital provides court-ordered treatment for people with serious mental illnesses. In 2015, amid reports of abuse and misconduct, Gov. Doug Ducey replaced those in charge of the hospital and ordered a probe into why some incidents went unreported.
Oct. 10, 2018
Phoenix Church Steps In To Help Released Immigrants
Activists and faith leaders across Arizona are taking in large numbers of undocumented immigrant families who’ve been released by federal authorities, and a Phoenix church known for giving people sanctuary is among them.
Oct. 9, 2018

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