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Work led by Phoenix-based TGen has concluded that research on multiple myeloma — a blood cancer — has focused very little on African-American men, who are much more likely to be diagnosed with it.
Dec. 19, 2017
The Takeaway: John Kasich On
Kasich remains critical of President Trump, saying he prefers to support a leader who unifies the country. But he hasn't ruled out supporting the president in 2020, should Trump run. Dec 19, 2017
Dec. 19, 2017
The Takeaway: Hurricane Maria Death Toll Much Higher Than Previously Thought
It’s been three months since Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico. The storm wiped out structures across the island and caused massive flooding. Now, the death toll for the deadly storm is being called into question.
Dec. 19, 2017
Prepare to claim Arizona's 5.6 percent sales taxes owed on items purchased out of state.
Dec. 19, 2017
Arizona’s Court of Appeals upended an earlier decision by Attorney General Mark Brnovich on what is considered private versus public business conversations for public employees.
Dec. 19, 2017
Reports: Majority Of School Bond Campaign Funding Comes From K-12 Vendors
Campaign finance documents show some of the largest donations to school bond and override initiatives come from vendors that work a lot with area schools.
Dec. 19, 2017
The GOP tax plan will impact homeowner mortgage interest and property tax deductions for thousands of Arizona residents.
Dec. 19, 2017
Grijalva, Lawmakers Urge Investigation Of Sex Assault Claims At Detention Centers
Arizona Congressman Raul Grijalva wants to know if U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is following its own policy on sexual assault and abuse. Grijalva and about 70 other members of Congress have signed a letter calling on top officials in the U.S. Department Homeland Security to act.
Dec. 18, 2017
Birth, death and everything in between — after more than 30 years in health care, Dr. Jan Watson thought she had seen it all. But then she took a job at an Arizona state prison.
Dec. 18, 2017
A delegation of government and education leaders representing Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City met with ASU President Michael Crow Monday.
Dec. 18, 2017
A drought contingency plan continues to play a vital role in determining the short- and, potentially, long-term future of the Colorado River and how much of its water several western states, including Arizona, will be eligible to use. Last week, the Colorado River Users Association wraps up its annual conference in Las Vegas.
Dec. 18, 2017
Now we’re going to check in with the Editorial Board of The Arizona Republic. Late last week, U.S. Sen. John McCain was admitted to Walter Reed Medical Center for a viral infection. He will be in Arizona this week to celebrate Christmas with his family. But speculation was rampant as recently as Saturday that McCain wouldn’t survive this latest health challenge.
Dec. 18, 2017
The Thomas Fire in California has burned more than 400,000 acres, and the long-reaching environmental impact is still to be figured out. Short-term, though, we know that air pollution is terrible. And climate in the immediate area has been unpredictable.
Dec. 18, 2017
The Arizona Agriculture Department has announced livestock officers are carrying Narcan, a drug that reverses opioid overdoses.
Dec. 18, 2017
A fire that broke out two weeks ago is still threatening thousands of homes in Southern California. Six more fire trucks from Arizona were dispatched Saturday, bringing the total to 168 Arizona firefighters in California right now.
Dec. 18, 2017
The number of people who die trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border is far higher than the Border Patrol reports, according to a new investigation by the USA Today Network.
Dec. 18, 2017
The race to succeed U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake in Arizona’s delegation is still wide open. At this point, former state Sen. Kelli Ward is the most well-known candidate by virtue of her losing race against U.S. Sen. John McCain in 2016.
Dec. 18, 2017
There are fewer death sentences being handed out now than a couple of decades ago. A new book suggests we may we witnessing the death of the death penalty.
Dec. 18, 2017
It’s been about three months since Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, and parts of the island still do not have the power back on. Salt River Project has sent workers to help change that.
Dec. 18, 2017
Vice President Mike Pence will be in the Middle East this week, days after President Trump announced the U.S. would officially recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. That’s just one of the big international stories we’re keeping an eye on this week — here for a look at them is the BBC’s Pooneh Ghoddoosi.
Dec. 18, 2017

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