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Are There Measurable Benefits Of Babywearing?
In lots of cultures around the world, it’s not often that a new mother sets her newborn baby down. There are no electronic swings or rockers or car seats or strollers. Instead, mothers wear their babies in a sling or a wrap most of the time.
Mar. 5, 2018
State Lawmakers Set To Debate Placement Of
Lawmakers will be back at the state Capitol today with agendas in both committees and on the floor. Here for our weekly look ahead of what to expect at 1700 W. Washington are Rachel Leingang and Paulina Pineda of the Arizona Capitol Times.
Mar. 5, 2018
Arizona Republic Analysis Looks At Financial Health Of Charter Schools
A charter school in Goodyear abruptly closed earlier this year, citing financial troubles. And an analysis from The Arizona Republic shows other Arizona charter schools could meet the same fate as Discovery Creemos Academy.
Mar. 5, 2018
The Takeaway: Transportation Safety Rules Stalled Under Trump Administration
Many important safety rules for cars, trains, airplanes, commercial buses, trucks, and more have been rolled back or sidelined under President Trump’s direction, an recent investigation finds. Joan Lowy transportation reporter for The Associated Press, explains.
Mar. 5, 2018
Bill Banning Guns For Mentally Ill Needs Republican Support
An Arizona Democratic senator has a fight ahead of her trying to persuade Republicans to join what she has called a "common sense" gun bill.
Mar. 5, 2018
AG Wants Numbers Behind Public University Tuition Hikes
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich may not have the right to challenge university tuition rates, but his office argues it has the right to know what is causing the tuition hikes.
Mar. 5, 2018
Arizona Ranks 10th In Identity Theft, 11th For Fraud
The Federal Trade Commission says the number of fraud complaints nationwide dropped last year, but the amount of money consumers lost increased.
Mar. 5, 2018
Groups Lobby For Small Farm Funding
Small and specialty crop farms account for about one-fifth of farms in the United States.
Mar. 5, 2018
Phoenix Forms Team To Reduce Suicides Among Veterans
The city of Phoenix has formed an interagency team to develop a full strategic plan to increase support and reduce suicide among veterans, service members and their families.
Mar. 5, 2018
Mesa Hopes Aerial Mapping Will Boost Economic Development
Mesa is banking on new mapping technology to attract new business.
Mar. 5, 2018
How Fed Up Business Owners Helped Transform Melrose District
An estimated 15,000 people strolled along a busy stretch of 7th Avenue in Phoenix last Saturday. The road was closed to traffic between Indian School and Camelback roads for the annual Melrose on 7th Avenue Street Fair. But most people attending had no idea how a small, determined group made it happen.
Mar. 4, 2018
Alzheimer
Arizona lawmakers got a chance to learn more about the Alzheimer’s State Plan at an event held by the Alzheimer’s Association and its partners.
Mar. 3, 2018
Arizona Flu Cases Declining
State health officials say the numbers of flu cases in Arizona are coming down. Jessica Rigler with the Arizona Department of Health Services said 650 cases were reported in the last week.
Mar. 3, 2018
FAA Delays Southern Flight Path Changes From Phoenix Airport
To make sure the new routes won’t adversely affect tribal areas, the FAA will continue talking to the tribes before sending planes over them.
Mar. 3, 2018
Avondale Welcomes Mattress Manufacturer
The southwest Valley continues to attract companies focused on manufacturing and distribution. Avondale is the latest city to welcome a new company.
Mar. 3, 2018
 Auditor General
More money is being put into classrooms, according to new figures released Thursday from the Auditor General’s Office. But the state continues to spend less on its students than the national average.
Mar. 2, 2018
Activist Groups To Put DACA Pressure On President
A new campaign to force President Donald Trump to take action on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program will launch the day before the deadline he gave Congress to decide the fate hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants.
Mar. 2, 2018
Scottsdale Board OKs Agreement With AG Over Construction Projects
Scottsdale Unified School District Governing Board approved an agreement Friday night at about 10:30 p.m. after meeting in a closed executive session for almost six hours.
Teacher's Association Calls For Resignation Of Scottsdale District Board President
Mar. 2, 2018
Immigration Appeals Board Grows To Help Tackle Pending Caseload
Federal officials have increased the size of the board that reviews decisions made by immigration judges to help deal with the unprecedented number of roughly 667,000 pending cases.
Mar. 2, 2018
 How Is Nintendo Switch
The Nintendo Switch, the fastest-selling video game console in the U.S. and Japan, is also launching an online service later this year. One of the unique qualities of the Switch is that it can be used both as an at-home and mobile, on the go, console. How is that affecting Nintendo’s sustainable success and what is its impact on the broader industry?
Mar. 2, 2018

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