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Insys Therapeutics Licenses Subsys To Sell In Middle East
Chandler-based Insys Therapeutics has a new contract to license and sell the same product that's been the subject of federal investigation and indictments in the U.S..
May. 9, 2018
Sessions Sets Case Quotas For Immigrant Court Judges
Attorney General Jeff Sessions introduced new methods for immigration judges he says will help speed up the process and reduce the almost 700,000 backlogged cases the court currently has. These methods actually set annual case quotas, requiring judges to resolve cases quickly.
May. 9, 2018
Do Drivers Expect Too Much From Autonomous Cars?
Some drivers using Tesla’s autopilot have complained about sudden veering, which some reports say is caused by a software bug. This is the latest reported issue with autonomous vehicles.
May. 9, 2018
How Big Are The Cultural Divisions In America?
We’re all aware of the perception — and perhaps reality — that divisions within America are growing; that we’re becoming more factional and more tribal. Not a lot of that plays out on the political stage and is related to many social and cultural issues.
May. 9, 2018
Web Giants Ban Ads Leading Up To Irish Referendum Vote
Facebook says it will ban foreign ads related to Ireland’s referendum on abortion later this month. Google also plans to suspend all advertising in advance of the vote.
May. 9, 2018
Chandler Zoning Changes Plan For A Future With Self-Driving Cars
As the technology advances, the city is considering a change to its rules to prepare for a future of autonomous vehicles. The city reports it would be the first in the country to adopt such regulations.
May. 9, 2018
How The Highway Helped Shape American Politics
Freeway construction is very much on the minds of many Arizonans. ADOT said the South Mountain Freeway should be finished late next year while advocates continue to push for the proposed Interstate 11, which would connect Phoenix to Las Vegas.
May. 9, 2018
Experts Worry About Gap Between Low, Higher Performing Readers
According to the most recent NAEP scores, both fourth and eighth grade reading scores are essentially flat from 2015. Some educators and observers also worry about the gap between low and high performing readers on the test, which is considered the nation’s report card.
May. 9, 2018
Flake Welcomes Release Of 3 Americans Held In North Korea
Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake is welcoming the release of three Americans who had been held in North Korea.
May. 9, 2018
Falling Mexican Peso Reflects Impact Of NAFTA Talks
Mexico’s peso dropped to its lowest value of the year this week, reflecting investors’ anxiety over ongoing negotiations over the North American Free Trade Agreement.
May. 9, 2018
County OKs Chase Field Deal, Ending Legal Fight With D-backs
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 in favor of the deal, which ends a lawsuit by the baseball team alleging the county owed them $187 million in stadium repairs. The new deal means no more public money will be provided toward the 20-year old ballpark.
May. 9, 2018
Mexico Prepares Electoral Packages For Expat Voters
Mexican expats registered to vote will start getting their ballots this week via mail — and the vast majority of them will be delivered in the United States.
May. 9, 2018
Keeping A Unique Water Tradition Alive In S.  Colorado’s Acequias
A warm spring has already melted much of the limited snowpack that sits high in the Sangre de Cristo mountains in southern Colorado. Water is already flowing through the ditches near the rural village of San Pablo.
May. 9, 2018
Save Our Schools Arizona To Help Anti-
The grassroots organization Save Our Schools Arizona is going to help in the effort to block dark money in future political campaigns.
May. 9, 2018
Museums Question Confederate Monuments
“We don’t want to be in the cold storage business,” said North Carolina Museum of History Chief Curator Benjamin Filene. “We want to surface issues, be a place where you don’t hide things places where communities come together and discuss and wrestle with contemporary questions.”
May. 9, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: The Psychology Of Attention Spans
"People just don't have the attention spans they used to," is a popular refrain. On this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, we ask Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke if there's any truth to it.
May. 9, 2018
The Takeaway: Gina Haspel Faces Tough Confirmation To Head C.I.A.
President Trump’s pick to serve as the director of the Central Intelligence Agency Gina Haspel faces a challenging confirmation hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee today. Haspel has worked at the C.I.A. for 33 years, almost all of those years entirely undercover.
May. 9, 2018
Writer Examines The Future Of Female Political Candidates
Hillary Clinton was expected to be the first female president in the history of the United States. Polls certainly made many of us think so, and the GOP's unconventional nomination of Donald Trump seemed to put those expectations over the top.
May. 9, 2018
Westmarc CEO: West Valley Trying To Update Its Perception
Westmarc, the Western Maricopa Coalition, held its Economic Development Summit yesterday, focusing on building a quality community, among other things.
May. 9, 2018
Proposed Budget Adds Homeless Clean-Up, Pedestrian Safety Position
City Manager Ed Zuercher is calling for a pilot project to clean-up homeless encampments. The idea comes about six months after the city launched “Phoenix C.A.R.E.S.," an outreach program that offers professional services to people experiencing homelessness.
May. 9, 2018

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