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Nurse and patient
The physician shortage in Arizona has created a lot of worries. Now we’re learning more about the growing need for new nurses in the state and across the country.
Jul. 18, 2017
Jeff Flake
We’re still more than a year away from the 2018 midterm elections, but there’s increasing talk that the Trump administration is working to line up a primary challenger to U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona.
Jul. 18, 2017
As Phoenix transit leaders push the city’s bus service provider to improve performance, the union representing drivers is weighing in.
Jul. 18, 2017
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More than 81 programs will lose a combined $213 million in federal funds, in a budget cut from the Department of Health and Human Services
Jul. 18, 2017
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The Republican plan to repeal and replace Obamacare has fallen apart.
Jul. 18, 2017
A plane burst into flames after a crash landing in Mesa Monday. Mesa Police have now identified the victims as 53-year-old Alan Ram and 22-year-old Krista Buchanan.
Jul. 18, 2017
Opponents of Arizona’s taxpayer funded school voucher program say they got a “smokin’ deal” to help their cause. Last week, organizers of two petition drives unrelated to vouchers announced they were going to stop using paid circulators.
Jul. 18, 2017
Clouds in the far West Valley
As the Phoenix area prepares for a chance of more rain, officials say they have a better idea of where monsoon storms hit the hardest on Sunday night.
Jul. 18, 2017
Campfire
The Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management has lifted fire restrictions on state-owned and state-managed lands in several counties.
Jul. 18, 2017
Tom Horne
The former state official behind a ban on a popular Mexican-American studies program in Tucson is scheduled to spend Tuesday testifying in federal court over the law Arizona passed that ultimately ended the program.
Jul. 18, 2017
search team
The search for a man missing since Saturday north of Payson was called off again Tuesday due to storms in the area. Hector Garnica was swept away when a flash flood swept through a swimming hole where he and his family were playing. The bodies of the other nine victims have been recovered.
Jul. 18, 2017
wind turbines
The wind energy industry is growing worldwide, and so is the global competition between turbine-makers. That battle is now playing out in Wyoming.
Jul. 18, 2017
sabrett hot dog label
The maker of Sabrett hot dogs is recalling more than 7 million pounds of hot dogs because they may contain bone fragments.
Jul. 18, 2017
Eli the elf
Chandler will debut a new graffiti removal vehicle and mascot this week. The big box truck replaces a pickup and features Eli, the elf.
Jul. 18, 2017
Phoenix is not known for strong winds, but that all changes when monsoons deliver destructive downdrafts like the one that damaged Burton Barr Central Library.
Jul. 18, 2017
Perscription pills
The number of suspected opioid overdoses fell in Arizona for the second week in a row, but suspected fatalities spiked to the highest weekly number since the state started collecting real-time data.
Jul. 17, 2017
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Fifteen thousand additional H-2B visas for temporary non-agricultural workers will be issued for fiscal year 2017, bringing the total for the year to 81,000.
Jul. 17, 2017
Steak
What do an American steakhouse and a Mexican taquería have in common? It’s all about the meat. Mexico is one of the main markets for American beef, while the U.S. is the main buyer of Mexican steaks.
Jul. 17, 2017
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When a big box stores closes, there is no shortage of ideas for what to do with that space. But a relatively new one is starting to gain more traction here — turning it into a self-storage facility.
Jul. 17, 2017
texting and driving
There are a lot of things that can distract drivers, and a lot of efforts to prevent us from becoming distracted behind the wheel. But a group of researchers is trying to take a slightly different approach.
Jul. 17, 2017

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