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Damonte Johnson spent much of his childhood with more than 10 family members in a three-bedroom house. He bounced around a bit, and his family eventually became the subject of national news. His brother was the main eyewitness in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, in 2014.
Jun. 11, 2018
On Friday, the EPA approved Arizona’s 10 year maintenance plan for Douglas to keep the level of sulfur dioxide, a toxic gas, low. The levels in the Southern Arizona city were deemed unsafe in 1978
Jun. 11, 2018
Under Medicare’s current rules, a person who goes on hospice has to stop any curative care they might be receiving, like dialysis or chemotherapy. But now, a nationwide pilot program is looking to see if the old way of doing things really works.
Jun. 11, 2018
Several organizations are asking the Arizona Supreme Court to void a law they say will make it more difficult for groups like theirs to put initiatives on the ballot.
Jun. 11, 2018
Starting Monday, the Arizona Department of Transportation is set to repair three bridges along Interstate 40 leading into a historic Route 66 community. the town of Seligman will remain open for business, despite the temporary closure of one key freeway exit.
Jun. 11, 2018
Watch out for "alligators" on Arizona's hot interstates. The so-called tire shreds are dangerous and littering road trip routes throughout the state. Car experts routinely warn the triple-digit temperatures are murder on tires, especially at freeway speeds.
Jun. 11, 2018
The Takeaway: Ahead Of North Korea Summit, President Trump Spurns U.S. Allies
On Tuesday, one of the most widely anticipated diplomatic events in recent history will be carried out at an island resort in Singapore.
Jun. 11, 2018
Monday Morning Dumpster Dive: Facebook Gave Select Companies Access To User Data, Even After It Was Supposed To Have Been Cut Off
Fridays are a strange news day, governments and businesses offload announcements they don't want much press coverage for. These are called "news dumps." Journalist Yael Grauer takes a topic that was supposed to be buried and brings it to you fresh. Here’s her latest Monday Morning Dumpster Dive on a business in the news a lot lately: Facebook.
Jun. 11, 2018
HPV causes more than 500,000 cases of cervical cancer globally each year, but why do some women clear the virus while others develop cancer? A new study finds a promising link.
Jun. 11, 2018
Arizona Senator John McCain is once again publicly disagreeing with one of President Donald Trump’s decisions. McCain pushed back Saturday night against Trump’s reversal of an agreement to sign onto a statement by the G7 countries.
Jun. 10, 2018
Law enforcement agencies across Arizona will soon have a way to get search warrants electronically. They’ll be able to use a system to obtain blood samples in cases involving suspected drunken-drivers, vehicle-related homicide and aggravated assault.
Jun. 10, 2018
The Obama Foundation hosted a kickoff event for its new Community Leadership Corps program in Phoenix Saturday. The program gathers motivated young people who want to be civic leaders by addressing specific issues in their communities.
Jun. 10, 2018
The University of Arizona received a $1.1 million grant to study the biology underlying the connection between type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Jun. 10, 2018
A wildfire is burning 4,300 acres just north of Bisbee. Fire officials said the fire was zero percent contained as of Saturday afternoon.
Jun. 9, 2018
A small group of community organizers gathered outside a Valley Metro community office in south Phoenix on Saturday. They came to protest the planned extension of the light rail.
Jun. 9, 2018
The most iconic alcoholic beverage of Americana, bourbon, has been targeted by the trade wars between the U.S. and Mexico. After the U.S. government imposed tariffs on Mexican steel and aluminum, its Mexican counterparts retaliated by taxing several American goods, including Southern-style whiskey.
Trump’s Steel Tariffs Provoke Retaliation From Mexico
Jun. 8, 2018
Chief Ramon Batista said it was essential for Mesa police to treat members of the community with the utmost professionalism in all circumstances.
Jun. 8, 2018
The agency that runs the Central Arizona Project will walk away from its proposed purchase of farmland in Mohave County. It would have led to the CAP transferring some of the land’s water into central Arizona to replenish groundwater aquifers.
Jun. 8, 2018
Hospice of the Valley and the Arizona Care Network are part of a pilot program to see what would happen if a select group of terminally ill people could access hospice without giving up their regular care.
Jun. 8, 2018
Terros Health reported a major data breach Friday. The organization was notified in April that an unauthorized third party had gained access to an email account through a phishing scam.
Jun. 8, 2018

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